Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 62: Growing Up in a Conservative Evangelical Community with Special Guest Staci Humphrey

On this week’s episode of the podcast, Tracey and I are talking to special guest, Staci Humphrey, about her experience growing up in a Conservative Evangelical community in rural southeastern Washington. We talk about her journey away from this community as a teenager and adult, and how the experiences of her childhood continue to impact her worldview today, especially as …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 61: Women, Alcohol, & the Glamorization of Drinking

This week’s episode has the potential to ruffle some feathers. Because Tracey and I are talking about the glamorization of drinking in our current cultural climate and the potentially negative effects of this kind of marketing. Specifically, Tracey and I are asking the question:  Is our society currently normalizing alcoholism for women, especially moms? Deep breaths before this one, friends. …

On Social Media, Dopamine, & Why It’s Okay to Quietly Succeed

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article in the New York Times about a 96 year old woman, Sylvia Bloom, who died with a small fortune in the bank, most of which she donated to a charity in New York City providing educational opportunities to underprivileged kids. First:  Slow clap for the badassery it took Sylvia to toil …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast Episode, Episode 60: Diet Culture, Ketogenic Diet, Weight Bias in Medicine, & Diversity in the Wellness Industry

In today’s episode of the podcast, Tracey and I are welcoming back Liz Winters of Sprout Wellness to discuss the ketogenic diet and how her approach to nutrition has changed since her appearance on the show last year. Specifically, this conversation explores why the ketogenic diet might not be great for women long-term, metabolic flexibility, why it’s important that your …