Sunday May 12, 2024

Unlocking Wellness: Exploring Lifestyle Medicine with Melyssa Allen

Join Dr. Bobbie and Dr. Jess in this episode as they sit down with the esteemed Melyssa Allen, a double-board certified lifestyle medicine professional and health/wellness coach, to dive into the transformative power of lifestyle medicine and health coaching.

Melyssa Allen brings over 15 years of experience in behavior modification to the table, along with a passion for helping others discover the joy of sustainable, health-promoting habits. As the author of "Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK," Melyssa shares her wisdom on how to cultivate a healthier lifestyle without sacrificing enjoyment.

Listeners are in for a rich and enlightening discussion as Dr. Bobbie and Dr. Jess engage in a dynamic conversation with Melyssa, exploring the principles of lifestyle medicine and the role of health coaching in fostering lasting change. From uncovering the importance of lifestyle medicine to discussing Melyssa's personal journey and the inspiration behind her book, this episode promises valuable insights and actionable advice.

Key topics explored include:

  • Defining lifestyle medicine and its significance in promoting overall well-being.
  • Melyssa's journey to becoming a lifestyle medicine coach and the impact of her own lifestyle change.
  • The motivation behind Melyssa's book, "Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK," and its message of sustainable health habits.
  • Lessons learned from Melyssa's personal transformation journey and how they inform her coaching approach.
  • Exciting endeavors on the horizon for Melyssa and her mission to empower others to embrace healthier lifestyles.

Prepare to be inspired as Melyssa shares her multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to wellness, rooted in lifestyle medicine, positive psychology, and acceptance and commitment coaching. Whether you're seeking to make positive changes in your own life or curious about the principles of lifestyle medicine, this episode of "Two Gals and a Glass Half Full" offers invaluable insights and practical guidance to help you unlock your full potential for wellness. Tune in and embark on a journey towards a healthier, happier you!


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