Melinda Strauss is the Founder of the KAVANA Conference, a personal growth conference and self-love movement for Jewish women, and a Certified Optavia coach. With over 8 years of food blogging under her belt, a successful Jewish Food Media business conference in its 7th year of planning, and over 1,000 lives changed through her health coaching practice, Melinda is pursuing the dream that came along unexpectedly. What began as a food blogging hobby has turned into thousands of lives being touched every single day by her motivational messages and personal experiences with her own growth. Her mission is to help other women actualize their own goals and dreams.
What you will hear in this episode:
-We discuss Melinda’s transition from food blogger to motivational coach and speaker. Melinda is all about living your life with intention and integrity.
-Why do we self sabotage? Should we be looking at fear differently? Melinda describes FEAR as:” false evidence appearing real.” How many times have we convinced ourselves that the worst case scenario is likely to happen despite lack of logical evidence? Melinda offers tips and suggestions on how to look at fear differently.
– We chat about our mutual love of Rachel Hollis and her brilliant ninety day challenge.
– We talk about Melinda’s new podcast The KAVANA podcast as well as her exciting new conference.
Book: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Girl boss: Rachel Hollis
Quote: “A lazy man does a job twice.”