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Melyssa with a WHY

Healthy living doesn't have to suck!

Featuring solo episodes and casual conversations with guest expert interviews about all things health and well-being!

The podcast that's focused on supporting your journey towards healthier living!

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These value-packed, casual conversations will feel like you are in the room with us, chatting over coffee with friends!

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We find industry experts that align with the Healthy Living Doesn't Have to SUCK message to share with you!

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Each week, we will provide realistic tips for you to apply the information you learn to your own life!

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What you'll find on the podcast:

Hey y'all! My name is Melyssa with a WHY, lifestyle medicine coach with over 15 years of experience with behavior modification. I wrote my book, Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK, to teach people how to develop health promoting habits in a sustainable, enjoyable way!
After years of my own personal experience with yo-yo dieting and fitness fads, I finally discovered the power of engaging in health and wellness coaching as a way to overcome all of the other typical, short-lived programs. As a lifelong science geek, the method to my madness incorporates a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach stemming from lifestyle medicine, positive psychology, and acceptance and commitment coaching.

So if you're looking for a coach that is classy, sassy, and a bit badass-y... Then you're in the right place!

Coach · speakeR · author

I'm your host, Melyssa with a WHY!

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In this episode of the podcast Melyssa shares a sneak peek from her book, Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK! She guides listeners through the Wellness Wheel Activity to self-reflect on various aspects of their lives – acknowledging what is going well, and where they might want to start making some positive changes! Melyssa guides […]

Episode 15: Wellness Wheel Sneak Peek Activity from the Book!

Did you know January is Financial Wellness Month?? For this special guest episode, Melyssa chats with Erika, founder of My Bli$$ful Vida, about financial education, ways to feel empowered about managing your money, and steps to start working on your money mindset! Erica shares her personal journey towards financial wellbeing, dispels common misconceptions, and offers […]

Episode 14: Creating Your Bli$$ful Life with Erika Dox-Martinez

Welcome to the very first episode of the Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK Podcast based on the book by Melyssa with a WHY!  In this episode, we introduce your host – Melyssa Allen, what inspired her to write the book and create this podcast, and share what to expect from this brand new podcast! Please remember […]

In this episode of the Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK Podcast, Rebecca Stewart, a fitness expert, shares her journey, focusing on the importance of movement, fitness, and body neutrality. Acknowledging her struggles with disordered habits in fitness and eating, Rebecca emphasizes the shift she made towards health and taking care of her body. She […]

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