The Healthy Hustlers Podcast
Summary: Hello and welcome to The Healthy Hustlers Podcast, a series of healthy conversations with inspiring hustlers. I'm your host, Madelyn Carafa, self-proclaimed health enthusiast, and full-time hustler. Through storytelling, my aim is to combine health, wellbeing, business, spirituality, and motherhood with a fresh perspective to share thought-provoking and inspiring insights from some of our countries' most influential people who are dedicated to making their hustle healthy. Whether you're looking for advice and guidance for leading your best life, an engaging easy to digest pep talk, or a boost of healthy enthusiasm to fuel your health and wellness goals, The Healthy Hustlers podcast is your go-to for kicking butt in work and play! Follow along on Instagram: @thehealthyhustlers
We have now released over 15 episodes and so often we receive beautiful messages from our listeners letting us know how much they love the podcast and they people that we interview, but that they really want to know our story and who are the ladies behind The Healthy Hustlers podcast. So today we are really excited to share with you Madelyn's story. We recorded this interview at Amy's home in Geelong whilst sitting on the floor in her daughter Lily's bedroom where the afternoon sun shines through the window. In this episode Madelyn shares her journey to this point, what she really values in life and why we started The Healthy Hustlers podcast. We hope that you enjoy this one xx
If you look up the definition of hustler in the dictionary, we're pretty sure today's guest would be listed. Charlie De Haas is the unstoppable wellness goddess behind the insta famous Clean Treats Factory in Sydney. Best known for her #CharliesBalls this powerhouse entrepreneur has made 'having your chocolate and eating too' acceptable and most importantly healthy. From rolling bliss balls in her kitchen to a multi-million dollar empire Charlie's drive is seriously inspiring (and pretty damn delicious). But it has taken a lot of hard work, endless hustle and some very gutsy decisions to get there. Inviting us into her breathtaking plant-based café, The Clean Treats Factory, we enjoyed a matcha latte while chatting to this healthy hustler about what it took to get to where she is, why she thinks the word balance is a swear word and her passion for being the healthy change in the world.
Graceful, warm and incredibly inspiring are just a few ways to describe today's guest. At just 29 years of age Jess Sepel has well and truly made her mark on the health and well-being industry. An avid foodie, Jess' passion lies in giving her global community recipes, advice and knowledge that help them flourish. A Clinical Nutritionist, Best selling author, and founder of JS Health, she created a global online community after hitting rock bottom then overcoming a negative and toxic relationship with food that found her engaging in fad dieting and restrictive eating since the age of 14. This week Jess released her JS Health app which is the world's first online nutrition clinic. The app allows you to have a nutritionist in your pocket and provides access to whole food recipes, meal plans, health advice and qualified nutritionist for as little as $3 per week! Welcoming us into her stunning, light filled Sydney home we chat to Jess about her about her journey from fad dieter to health food guru, embracing self love and the importance of a balanced lifestyle. Link to JS Health App: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/jshealth-nutrition-clinic/id1413912141?mt=8 Website for JS Health app: http://jessicasepel.com/app/
You know those people who walk into a room and you're instantly drawn to them, their smile, their energy and their charisma, well today's guest is one of those people. Tully Humphery, is the creative brain behind global sportelux activewear label Tully Lou, which she launched 2013 after seeing a gap in the market for seriously epic activewear that helps to make you feel fabulous. Today this stylist health and wellness advocate is a force to be rekoned with, spreading her positive message far and wide, and empowering her global community to not only look good, but feel good! We delve into a heartfelt and raw conversation about Tully's journey so far, earlier struggles with an eating disorder and the motivation for launching her activewear brand Tully Lou.
More commonly known as DJ Tigerlily, Dara Hayes is the queen of the disco decks. Raised in Maroubra, Sydney there is so much more than meets the eye with this gentle, warm and bubbly soul. As an avid supporter of health and fitness, the international renowned DJ travels around the globe to perform at some of the biggest nightclubs and music festivals in the world. Understanding the importance of a healthy mind and body, Dara hasn't let her hectic lifestyle be a compromise for her health and wellbeing. With over 600,000 people watching her every move, Dara positivity promotes a happy, balanced and infectious lifestyle, encouraging her community to take care of their mind, body and spirit. Meeting us on her recent trip to Melbourne, Dara joined us at my parents house in South Yarra, politely and confidently walked in and greeted us all with her beautiful smile. In just moments it felt like we'd all known her forever. We chat about Dara's journey, living her passion and the healthy habits she can't live without.
Most children don't have a clue what they want to do when they grow up but today's incredibly inspiring guest had a vision and started her working career as an actress at just six years of age. Ariel appeared in several Australian theatre productions, including The Lion King, The Sound of Music, Oedipus, Annie and she played the role of Florence in IMG's production of Oliver. Ariel's first major television role came in 2007, when she starred on hit TV series The Saddle Club and then later played the role of Imogen Willis on Neighbours. Today Ari is the ultimate fitness guru who spends her days as a pilates instructor, PT and she's leading the charge on the bikes at Melbourne's favourite spin class. Born into a family of uber successful performers, Ariel's upbringing seems like a movie script. Humble, kind and absolutely gorgeous both inside and out, this woman is a total joy to be around. But Ariel definitely hasn't gone through life without her own personal struggles. Meeting us at the beautiful This Is Life Family Wellness Emporium nestled in the heart of Elwood, we sit down with this happy soul and delve into a conversation about career changes and finding jobs that truly make your heart happy, and we chat openly and honestly about her early struggles with an eating disorder. Sit back and enjoy because this young lady has an epic story to tell.
Fiona Falkiner is living proof that with a positive mindset you can achieve your wildest dreams. A true country girl at heart, Fiona became a household name in 2005 after appearing on Australia's first series of The Biggest Loser. After losing an incredible 30kgs Fiona quickly realised that the number on the scales didn't bring with it the happiness she once expected. Embarking on an epic journey of self discovery, Fiona's message about truly loving the skin you're in is so incredibly empowering. Today the TV presenter and internationally renowned model has been in front of the camera for some of the most-sought after brands in the world. An avid traveler, and a true inspiration for women all across the globe, Fiona regularly shares her wealth of knowledge with key publications to help offer support and guidance to other females. Kindly welcoming us into her Sydney home, Fi made us a beautiful cup of pomegranate tea before we settled in to a heartfelt conversation about her change in mentality around weightloss and dieting, embracing self-love and the importance of finding inner peace.
Looking for some fitness inspiration during these winter months? Well you're about to get it by the truck load. Today we're chatting to the energetic and super bubbly Libby and Cass, also known as BUF Girls. Founded by Libby, BUF Girls is a positive community that encompasses beautiful connections, unstoppable bodies and fearless mindsets. Libby and Cass are an absolute breath of fresh air, and this fitness duo are the definition of Fitspo. Both fun, driven and ridiculously fit, their smiles are contagious and their energy is electric. Nestled in beautiful North Bondi, the girls welcomed us into their headquarters, where we chatted to these happy souls about building a loyal community, how to stay true to your values and why they take a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.
You asked, we listened. Every Tuesday we're excited to be able to bring you minisodes, which will hear us delve deeper into specific health and wellbeing topics suggested by you, our beautiful listeners. We invite industry experts or advocates into the conversation where we will share our experiences, knowledge, learnings and tools to help you wholeheartedly conquer your health and wellbeing goals. This episode is all about Self Confidence and we're thrilled to be joined by gorgeous the Abby Gilmore, co-founder of Love Yo Self - a community that supports women to overcome negative self talk and learn to truly love the skin they're in.
Ever wondered what it was like to have a dream career in high school and then be living it a few years later? Well you're about to find out as we chat to the incredibly beautiful and absolutely hilarious Liv Phyland. Raised in country NSW and currently residing in beachside Bondi, this happy, energetic babe is someone that you instantly want to make your best friend forever. Wise beyond her years, Liv is best known for her role as kids Television Presenter on ABC 3 and in more recent years The Loop on channel 11. But it doesn't stop there, this beautiful soul has also turned her passion for supporting young girls into action after co-founded Girls Who Girl, an initiative that fosters an empowering environment for teenage girls to realise their full potential. Funny, kind and a heart of pure gold Liv Phyland is the type of person the world needs more of. Warmly welcoming us into her beautiful and bright Bondi apartment we sit down and chat about always styling true to yourself, the importance of balance and daily rituals and how to create a community that positively supports others mental wellbeing.
Born and bred in Melbourne, it doesn't seem overly necessary to give the uber successful Lola Berry a formal introduction. The nutritionist, regular TV guest, author and owner of Happy Place Smoothie Bar here in Melbourne, Lola quickly gained the attention of Australians when she lost 20 kilograms in just 20 weeks by adopting a paleo inspired diet. Lola's transformation sparked the release of her first two books The 20/20 Diet and The 20/20 Cook Book and today the energetic, happy go lucky foodie is the author of 10 incredible books. The queen of the kitchen in our eyes, but some would say Lola has had more than her fair share of backlash and negative criticism. In this interview Lola speaks about how she deals with the naysayers and despite them continues to thrive. In line with the release of her 10th book The Yoga Body, which we must add is absolutely incredible and potentially her best yet, we chat to this laid back babe about what it takes to truly live your truth, how to continue to always run your own race and what spiritual practices help keep her grounded.
From a regional city hairdresser to internationally renowned model Tegan Martin's advice and wisdom seems well beyond her years. Don't be fooled by the beautiful blonde hair, infectious smile and stunning body, because behind it all lies a super savvy business woman who's on a serious mission to make her mark. Proving her smarts in reality TV series Celebrity Apprentice and her down-to-earth, bright and bubbly personality during I'm Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Tegan quickly won the hearts of Australians. We have had the pleasure of knowing Tegan for quite some time and feel very honoured to be able to share her story with you today. Welcoming us into her light filled home in Coogee we chat to the former Miss Universe Australia about her earlier struggles with an eating disorder, how she naturally healed herself from a chronic illness and we delve into the spiritual practices that have helped her be the best possible version of herself. Sit back and enjoy because this episode is full of pure gold!
Rebecca Harding was scouted as a model at the young age of only 17. The happy, humble country girl has proven that she is much more than just a pretty face with her career in PR and completing her Masters in Communications. Today you'll find her in front of the lens for some of Australia's most sought-after brands as well as the face of NY brand Maidenform Australia. Beautiful both inside and out, we chat to Rebecca about what keeps her grounded, the daily rituals that help her to stay on track and how she continues to take care of her mind, body and soul.
Laura Henshaw and Steph Claire Smith are much more than pretty faces. This unstoppable duo are the brains behind online and health and wellness program KIC, which supports girls all across the globe with their health and wellness goals. The young duo who started their careers as models, have overcome their own personal struggles with body image and eating disorders. Today their online program takes a holistic approach incorporating clean eating, exercise and mindfulness practices so their global community can be the best version of themselves. With over 1.5 million instagram followers between them, this happy, humble and energetic duo are a force to be reckoned with. We delve deep into a heartfelt conversation about self-love, body confidence and the importance of balance.
Sarah Holloway started her professional life as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at a leading international law firm. After three years of long hours, multiple cups of coffee every day and a creative side that wasn't being nurtured, Sarah found herself embarking on a new life journey that she never thought possible. Whilst working in Hong Kong, Sarah discovered Matcha Green tea and quickly fell in love with the product then realised that there was a big gap in the market for Matcha in Australia. In just 6 months Matcha Maiden turned into a booming international business which saw them secure a contract in one of the largest fashion departments stores in the world. A firm believer in finding the happiest you so that you can live your happiest life, the health and wellness guru has been on an epic journey since launching Matcha Maiden, her green tea powder that took the health world by storm. We chat to the happy, go-getter about taking the leap from lawyer to entrepreneur, her practical tools for ensuring you're always investing in you and the importance of slowing down and listening to your body!