By Laura J. Ingalls
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This podcast dares listeners to unapologetically love themselves by diving into topics that all to often get in the way of owning your inner diva. Hosted by Running Coach/Health Coach/Author/Certified Personal Trainer/Former Actress, Laura J Ingalls
||ExplicitEpisode 17: I Spoke to Cancer Patients About Greens and Now I'm Talkin' to YOU!||After cancer devastated their sense of a normal life and their knowledge of their very own bodies, these LiveSTRONG participants are finding a new normal through heathy living. I was honored to speak with them on a simple, yet monumental, topic...||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: WHOOP! There it is…||My recovery and return to marathon running after being diagnosed with hyperparathyroid disease and having surgery in December 2016 could have been a rough road. Fortunately, I had a few tools that helped me along the way.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: I'm done waiting for perfection. Are you?||I've been waiting on perfection. I've been searching for the perfect words, the perfect presentation, the perfect set of facts to talk about nutrition. It means so much to me and you mean so much to me, so I've been putting off starting this conversat||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: I'm baaaaack! Also, "Fat" is NOT an Insult.||After taking an unexpected hiatus, I'm back! I can't wait to share with you what's been going on in my life that has kept me from the airwaves and hoping, as I share about the changes and commitments in my life,||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Diet culture needs to go bye-bye. It’s garbage.||According to the New York Times article, "Losing-It in the Anti-Dieting Age,” Weight Watchers has been losing money since our culture has been shifting away from weight loss diets and embracing words like “healthy,” “fit,” “clean eating,”||8/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: I’ve got your beach body right here.||It’s summer and there’s this gym down the street from my house that has a sign outside that says, “Get your Beach Body Here,” with a photo of a skinny, busty woman in a bikini. All around the windows in orange letters are words like “Burn Fat||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitI’ve been bullying myself in photos and it has to stop.||I’ve been at war with photos of myself for years. I’ve tried practicing being nice with the photos I take of myself with pretty good success, but in the age of Facebook, I’m often not the one in control of the photos being taken of me, posted,||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Perfection is boring AF||Divas. Perfection is boring AF. One, it’s absolutely impossible to achieve and, thus, death to diva-dome. Two, it's something that women seem to uniquely put pressure on themselves to be in all areas of life,||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: The #1 thing I HATE about dating apps.||I’m 37. I’m single. And I’m mostly cool with it. Lately, though, I’ve been thinking I might like to get back to kissing a few frogs here and there, but it's been a while since I've been on the dating app scene. Prompted by a friend of mine,||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Falling off the wagon||Falling off the wagon, regardless of what wagon train you’re on, whether it’s career, fitness, or eating in a way that makes you feel strong and energized, is going to happen. It’s life. But should we feel guilty about it?||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: One Size Does Not Fit All||Getting on board with the notion that "different is a good," especially when it comes to body size, feels like a revolutionary move. But why? Literally every single body is different and responds differently to food, exercise, shampoo, moisturizer,||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Patience is an annoying virtue.||There is so much in life that requires patience, yet all too often, these same things stand in direct opposition to immediate needs, and it’s super frustrating. As a health coach, personal trainer, and running coach, I see it all the time. Personall||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Fear, shame, and guilt are powerful, yet ineffective motivators.||Do you ever feel like there is something inherently wrong with you and it makes you take action to try and change it, immediately? Does it work? My guess is no, it doesn't. Especially when it comes to things like body size and dieting,||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Be your own brand of elite.||In the aftermath of cheering for the runners of the 2017 Boston Marathon, I've been thinking about what it means to be "elite." Does it have more than one form? Can anyone be "elite?" Am I elite? Are you? What if the very thing we think makes us weird||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Is dating scarier than running a marathon?||I've been dumped. A lot. Like... a lot. I've also dumped my fair share of guys. Heartbreak happens in many ways when you've been single as long as I have. Having painful experiences time and time again in the same area of life can create a sense of fea.||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: I used to hate running. And sometimes I still do.||Anyone who takes even a quick glance at my social media can see I'm a runner and it’s a huge part of how I express my inner Diva, but it wasn’t always that way. But on the eve of Reebok releasing a documentary in which I am the featured player along||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Confidence is Not Bragging||"Be modest. Be a lady. Don't brag." But there's a difference between faking it and making it.||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 0: Introducing #VivaLaDiva||Get to know Health Coach, Author, Speaker, and "Queen of the Side Hustle," Laura J. Ingalls in this premiere episode of the #VivaLaDiva podcast. Laura dares listeners to unapologetically love themselves as she dives into topics that all to often get in.||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I’m so happy you’re back!!! Loved all of these podcasts!
I LOVE this podcast; Laura is smart and sassy and I feel like we're friends already. I can't wait to learn about health & confidence!