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When you’re the former Executive Editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine, and the former Editor in Chief of Women’s Health Magazine, not to mention the current Editor in Chief of Yahoo! Health, there are a lot of opportunities that come your way.

But one in particular has taken the attention of today’s guest on  The School of Greatness, Michele Promaulayko.

Around her 40th birthday, this super successful woman realized that health is something really important (and fleeting if we don’t take care of it).

That is why she took all her years of tapping into the best health minds in the world and put her experiences into a new book 20 Pounds Younger.

I first met Michele years ago at a retreat in Tahoe and was immediately impressed with her knowledge and how down to earth she was.

We’ve stayed in touch through the years and I loved sitting down with her to talk face to face about her viewpoint on health, diet, fitness, and meditation.

I know you’ll love this episode because Michele gives practical, actionable tips to start improving your health TODAY.

She also shares what some of her struggles have been and how she is using meditation to overcome them.

I am excited to share this power-packed Episode 125 with my good friend Michele Promaulayko.

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“All the same things that affect your waistline also affect your appearance.”

Some questions I ask:

  • Why 20 Pounds Younger instead of 20 Pounds Lighter?
  • Why are there so many different opinions on health and fitness?
  • What are the biggest things you learned about yourself in the process of writing this book?
  • If you’re currently doing everything wrong regarding your health, what’s the best thing to start with?
  • How important is gratitude in the process of living healthily?
  • What’s your mission behind your work in health?

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Why losing 20 pounds is a benchmark for major improvement in health
  • How you can “grow younger”
  • The relationship between nutrition and cognition
  • Why restrictive diets don’t work
  • What “flexible restraint” is and how it works in your diet

“Flexibility needs to be built into any eating plan.”

  • Why stress is more damaging to your weight and health than what you eat
  • Her tips for mindful eating
  • How our health is systemic – all aspects are woven together
  • That small shifts (micro-actions) can add up to big benefits in our health

“Take care of your body because it’s the only place you have to live.”

  • Where “strong is the new sexy” came from and the myths surrounding weight training
  • What transcendental meditation is (and why it’s good for you)
  • Why taking time to unplug is so important
  • How turning 40 changed her perspective on her own health
  • Plus much more…

“Finding ways to de-stress gives me more of an edge.”

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Did you enjoy the podcast?

I love Michele’s realistic but optimistic take on current health and what we can do to improve ours. As you heard me talk about it, I have plenty to work on, but I’ve also made a lot of progress in my own health habits. What did you like most about what Michele said?

 “Being healthy and fit doesn’t have to be a buzzkill.”

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