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Deliciously Ella

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Confused about health and wellness? Each week we interview an expert to bring a little inspiration to your life - from gut health to mental health and anxiety, how to make sustainable changes, finding happiness, what happens to our brains when we exerc…


Happiness As A Choice
Jul 15 • 39 min
Are you happy, present, at peace with yourself and the world around you? Can you maintain that sense of happiness when life becomes difficult? Finding true happiness is something we all strive for, but so many of us struggle with. This week we’re talking…
Sobriety, Insecurity & Transforming Your Life
Jul 8 • 37 min
How do you make a huge shift in your life, especially one that may make you feel isolated or insecure? This week we’re talking about alcohol, the social constructs that exist around our drinking culture, the rise of sobriety and our fear of being seen as…
How Our Food Affects Our Mood
Jul 1 • 45 min
Is there a proven link between our diets and our mental health? Could our diets be connected to the rise of anxiety and depression? Are there foods that boost your mood? Can we really eat for happiness? How does your gut health play into your mental…
Who, Why and How We Love
Jun 24 • 38 min
Does love at first sight exist? What’s the difference between love and lust? What do we look for in a partner? How does our upbringing influence our relationships? Why do people cheat? Love is a complex topic and one that we have a lot of questions on, so…
Why We Sleep with Matthew Walker
Jun 17 • 48 min
Why do we sleep, how much does it matter, how much sleep do we really need, to what extent do lifestyle factors like coffee, alcohol and technology affect our ability to sleep? Today we’re talking to Matthew Walker, the award winning author of bestseller…
Period Power
Jun 10 • 44 min
Why are my periods irregular, why are they heavy, why do I get cramps, should I be on the pill and how will that impact my health, why do I feel low around the time of my period, why do I break out or get bloated? These are just a few of the common…
Creating a more mindful life
Jun 3 • 46 min
We all want to be healthier and happier but how can we actually make it happen? Today we’re looking at simple, practical day-to-day practices to help create that internal transformation, focusing on yoga and meditation. From their ancient roots and…
Trailer
May 29 • 3 min
Confused about health and wellness? Each week we interview an expert to bring a little inspiration to your life from gut health to mental health and anxiety, how to make sustainable changes, finding happiness, what happens to our brains when we exercise,…
Nutrition 101: Calories, Carbs, Fat, Salt & Sugar
May 27 • 42 min
Should we count calories? Are all calories created equal? Will an avocado and a chocolate bar have the same impact if they have the same number of calories? What about fat, and carbs, sugar and salt? Should we be guided by traffic light systems on…
Livia Firth on Sustainable Fashion
May 20 • 29 min
What is the human cost of fashion, how do our choices impact on others, is feminism at odds with fast fashion and how do you define sustainable fashion? Livia Firth, the founder of the green carpet challenge is talking us through her journey with bringing…
Body Acceptance & Making Peace with our Plates
May 13 • 39 min
Accepting our bodies as they are, cultivating a positive relationship with food and stepping out of diet culture. We talk to nutritionist and intuitive eating expert Pandora Paloma about how to make this happen, how to reclaim our thought patterns around…
Loss, Grief, Gratitude and Presence
May 6 • 40 min
Loss and grief are two of the rawest, most profound emotions that strip you back to the very core of what it is to be human, and today we look at how you turn that darkness into a world of heightened gratitude, bringing more meaning to everything that has…
Turning Adversity into Opportunity
Mar 18 • 31 min
In this powerful final episode of season two, Ella and Matt talk to Nicole, founder of Self Care Co, about her powerful journey of self-discovery from crippling anxiety, panic attacks and moments of such darkness that there seemed to be no way forward, to…
How Our Brains Control Our Happiness
Mar 11 • 34 min
Ella and Matt take a deep dive into the world of the brain with Dr Mithu Storoni looking at how our brains record events as we perceive them, not as they actually happen, how our emotional and rational sides of the brain control the way we see the world…
Marathon Training 101
Mar 4 • 34 min
With Matt’s marathon training in full swing, this week Matt and Ella talk to Nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson and Digital Editor of Women’s Health Amy Lane about the do’s and don’ts of marathon training. From carb loading to foam rolling, what to eat and…
Fearne Cotton on Making Mistakes & Accepting Yourself
Feb 25 • 36 min
In this candid episode Ella chats to author, presenter and fellow podcaster, Fearne Cotton, about success and happiness; embracing our vulnerability, learning from our mistakes and finding balance in every aspect of life. From dealing with criticism to…
How to Break a Habit & Make Lasting Changes
Feb 18 • 37 min
In this episode Ella and Matt chat to the wonderful Shahroo Izadi, a behavioural psychotherapist, about how to create positive, sustainable and long lasting changes. Her background in addiction has informed a refreshing approach to change through…
The Skincare Edition
Feb 11 • 40 min
Acne, blackheads, white heads, cleansing, double-cleansing, exfoliating, hormones, period related breakouts, how our lifestyles choices affect our skin and so much more. This week Ella talks to author and Harley Street dermatologist Dr. Anjali Mahto about…
Baby Mills! What to Expect When You are Expecting
Feb 4 • 39 min
In this very special episode Matt and Ella talk with Marina Fogle, author and co-founder of the bump class, about the exciting and daunting prospects of early parenthood and beyond. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Lessons in Happiness from Around the World
Jan 28 • 34 min
If anyone is looking for a little more joy and optimism in their life this episode is for you, as Matt and Ella talk to Helen Russell, journalist and author, who has been researching happiness since 2013. We look at a selection of concepts from around the…
Dealing with Stress
Jan 21 • 39 min
70-90% of all GP consultations are related to stress. Dr Rangan Chatterjee talks to us about what’s going on with the stress epidemic, from what stress really is, to how it impacts on both our mind and our body; how it’s linked to a vast variety of…
How to Get a Balanced Vegan Diet
Jan 14 • 39 min
With Veganuary in full swing, the number of people trialling a plant based diet is higher than ever. This episode answers all your questions about a vegan diet, beginning with the most infamous of all - how to get enough protein. Matt, Ella and…
Diet Myths Unpicked
Jan 7 • 38 min
In this episode with acclaimed nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert we talk through the do’s and don’ts of January diets; evidence-backed insights into all the latest crazes from intermittent fasting to carb-cutting; why we should stay clear of quick fixes and…
Why We Care
Jan 1 • 26 min
Kicking off season 2 of Deliciously Ella The Podcast with our new year’s resolutions, finding ways to be more present in 2019, running a marathon, why we care about what we do, why plant-based living matters for our future, and our plans for the year…
Learnings From a Roller Coaster Year
Nov 5, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Ella and Matt discuss grief, learnings from life’s challenges, their tools for inspiration, finding a work life balance, working as a married couple and what keeps them happy, motivated and grounded. For information regarding your data…
Cultivating Happiness and Living With a Glass Half Full, with the Happy Pear
Oct 29, 2018 • 40 min
Looking at happiness and purpose through community, self-care, living with passion and building a glass half full attitude. How to stop living with a When I Achieve X or When I Have Y outlook and start being happy where you are. For information regarding…
How to Build a Brand
Oct 22, 2018 • 34 min
How to build a strong, consistent brand; the importance of brand in building a business; why women need to support women and why we all need to find joy in life’s simple pleasures with Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company. For information…
Matt Haig on Mental Health
Oct 15, 2018 • 39 min
We’re joined by bestselling author Matt Haig who shares an intimate account of his own struggle with mental health, why he believes that mental health should be given just as much importance as physical health and a fascinating look at the impact of…
Veganism and Climate Change
Oct 8, 2018 • 37 min
In our most startling episode yet, we talk to Joseph Poore at Oxford University about his recent study concerning the effect of our diets on the environment. We look at how we could cut global greenhouse gases by 23% with a vegan diet, how fish can create…
How Exercise Impacts on The Brain & Our Mental Health
Oct 1, 2018 • 35 min
We chat to doctor and researcher at King’s College London, Dr Brendan Stubbs, about the impact exercise has on mental wellbeing, how important the 10,000 daily steps are and what else we can do with our bodies to help our minds. For information regarding…
Lifestyle Medicine
Sep 24, 2018 • 37 min
We hear from Dr Hazel Wallace, a doctor, personal trainer and campaigner for a holistic approach to our health. She talks about what prompted her to become a doctor, how to create a more holistic approach to medicine, how she’s crafted a life totally…
Food Waste and Climate Change
Sep 17, 2018 • 33 min
Food waste is one of the biggest challenges facing us today, with 25 million slices of bread thrown away every day in UK households and over $1 trillion dollars of food wasted every year. In this episode we look at just how serious it is, the huge role we…
The Gut; Why it Matters
Sep 10, 2018 • 33 min
Matt and Ella talk to lead researcher Dr Megan Rossi about the overall importance of the gut, also known as a ‘second brain’, in maintaining both physical and mental health. Looking at the nitty gritty of digestion, bloating, microbiomes, sourdough,…
Building Resilience
Sep 3, 2018 • 35 min
In this refreshingly honest episode, Matt and Ella talk to Holly Tucker, MBE, about what it’s really like starting a business, finding your why, overcoming hurdles, imposter syndrome, fear of failure, and their top pieces of advice. From hitting rock…
Navigating the World of Health and Wellness
Aug 27, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode, Matt and Ella, in discussion with nutritionist Amelia Freer, discuss the concept of positive nutrition, how to find balance in the way we eat, and how to navigate the bombardment of conflicting information around healthy eating. We talk…
Telling the Deliciously Ella story with Ella and Matt
Aug 20, 2018 • 36 min
In this first episode of Deliciously Ella: The Podcast, get to know Ella and Matt as they tell their story in this very candid conversation. From bed, to blog, to business; marrying your business partner and everything in between. For information…
Trailer
Aug 16, 2018 • 0 min
Deliciously Ella; The Podcast delves into the world of physically and mental health, wellbeing, the realities of building a business and a brand and staying positive in a busy world. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy