Episode 67: Alexandra Jamieson is the original hipster hippie: raised on an old organic farm outside Portland, Oregon. Alexandra Jamieson CHHC, CAPP, is a best-selling author, functional nutrition and life coach, positive psychology practitioner, chef, podcast host, and “cravings whisperer.” She has been seen on Oprah, The Today Show, Dr. Oz, Martha Stewart Living, CNN, Fox News, USA Today and People . Alex delivers inspirational keynote speeches and workshops around the globe, and was declared Elle Magazines Coach for January 2015.
Alex was the co-star and co-creator of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me and the The Great American Detox Dietand offers remarkably sane – and tasty – advice on how to detox, live healthfully and feel fantastic. Alex’s Podcast, The Crave Cast, debuted at #1 on iTunes in Alternative Health and continues to draw listeners from around with world with new perspectives on health, cravings, and sexuality with top expert interviews.
Her new book Women, Food & Desire hit #1 on Amazon on several lists including Popular Psychology – Sexuality, and was the #1 New Release in Spirituality + Self-Help on Amazon. Also chosen byGoop.com as the top non-fiction winter book, and Bustle.com as 1 of 12 books to help you through a tough divorce.
Her book, courses, podcast, and blog guide the reader to embrace their cravings as their allies, make peace with food, and heal and reclaim their body.
- Alexandra’s history of growing up on a farm, finding her own way with food, making a documentary, vegan backlash, and finally cultivating a movement revolved around cravings
- Explanation of positive psychology // why it’s important
- How our culture views cravings
- The issue with women and “losing” virginity
- The four root causes of cravings
- The importance of experiencing joy with movement
- Explaining why peanut butter is so hard for so many women to eat without binging
- Honoring your cravings for foods you’re sensitive / allergic to
- Alexandra explains her version of the Ayurveda system
- Raising children to love and respect their sexuality
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