Sick & The City
Episode 18: Energy Healing & Lyme Coaching With Amanda Dahl

Episode 18: Energy Healing & Lyme Coaching With Amanda Dahl

April 4, 2022

In Episode 18 of Sick & The City, Amanda and Mel have the honor of interviewing Amanda Dahl from Dahl Holistic Health! In this supercharged episode, the two chat about all things energy healing with Amanda Dahl, learn more about her first hand experience, as well as her experience working with others in the chronic illness community. The duo also share their own experiences with energy and reiki. The episode closes out with steamy Hot Goss, with all the hot happenings in the world of TV that Amanda & Mel just cannot get enough of.

 

About Amanda Dahl

Amanda took the energy healing scene by storm after her own intense journey with chronic illness. With her gentle guidance and fresh approach, clients who have “tried everything,” enjoy accelerated healing and renewed hope. Physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are considered as Amanda leads clients to a life of health and new possibilities.

Amanda and her husband, Christopher, co-own Dahl Holistic Health, where they use energy healing, health and soul coaching, muscle testing, energy sensing, somatic exercises, and mindset work to activate people’s vitality so they can thrive!

Visit https://dahlholistichealth.com/  to work with Amanda!

 

Intro & Catch Up Sesh

  • Amanda’s trip to Expo West (1:00)
  • Mel’s new job (8:00)

Interview with Amanda Dahl – (12:30)

  • How she got into energy healing (16:00)
  • Energy healing & chronic illness (22:30)
  • How energy healing works “Talkin the Woo & the Science” (30:00)
  • Tools for healing (35:00)
  • How to start energy work (46:00)

Hot Goss (54:00)

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (55:00)
  • Ted Lasso (1:01:40)
  • How I Met Your Father (1:09:51)
  • Yellow Jackets (1:12:09)
  • Bachelorette (1:14:00)
Episode 17: Awakening Your Soul & Finding your Purpose

Episode 17: Awakening Your Soul & Finding your Purpose

February 15, 2022

Amanda & Mel are back and better than ever! In this energized anniversary episode of Sick & the City, Amanda and Mel chat all things spiritual, including covering the Divine Feminine, Akashic Records and Starseeds. The pair also discusses finding your soul purpose and how to put your unique gifts to work for the greater good. The episode closes out with fiery HOT GOSS and catching up on Sweet Magnolias, Cobra Kai and the Sex & The City Reboot. You won’t want to miss this star-studded episode!

Intro:

  • Mel Health Update (1:00)
  • Amanda Health Update (6:45)

Topic: Spiritual transformation and find your soul's purpose

  • Spiritual Transformation (18:00)
  • Divine Feminine  (20:00)
  • Embodiment (25:00)
  • Akashic Records & Starseeds (28:00)
  • Clair-Gifts & Purpose (39:00)
  • The Nourished Starseed Collective (55:00)

Hot Goss

  • Sweet Magnolias season 2 (1:02:00)
  • Cobra Kai (1:18:00)
  • And Just Like That... (1:23:00)

If you're interested in Akashic readings from a professional, contact Annie through her Instagram, @sahirahealing or schedule with her through her website.

Episode 16: How to Survive the Holidays with Chronic Illness

Episode 16: How to Survive the Holidays with Chronic Illness

December 6, 2021

In this short, but sweet, holiday episode of Sick and The City, Amanda & Mel guide you through how to survive the action-packed holidays while dealing with chronic illness. The two take you through tips and tricks to sticking to your routine and how to feel good when it comes to food and family this holiday season. The episode wraps with all the current celeb Hot Goss and closes out with highlights from the year! You won’t want to miss the last SATC of the year!

 

Intro:

  • Mel’s Health Update (1:00)
  • Amanda’s NEW job & CBD (16:00)

Topic: Health & Holidays (22:00)

  • How to Survive with FOOD (22:30)
  • Sticking to your Routine, Planning & Setting Boundaries (32:39)

HOT GOSS (40:00)

  • Good Trouble (41:40)
  • Olivia / Joshua Dram (43:50)
  • Taylor Swift (45:30)
  • Selling Sunset (48:00)
  • Sex Lives of College Girls (51:00)
  • Celeb Make-ups & Breakups (1:00:00)

Wrapping up our year – see you in 2022!! (1:06:00)

Episode 15: The Tea on Toxins

Episode 15: The Tea on Toxins

November 1, 2021

Take a ride on the toxic side with Amanda and Mel in this week’s episode of Sick & The City! In Episode 15, Amanda and Mel talk toxins in the world that surrounds us. From beauty products to laundry detergent, the two address how to spot toxins in your products, the importance of clean products, and their favorite products and brands. There's tea spilled, information shared, and as always, the episode closes out with laughs and Hot Goss! You won’t want to miss this episode!

Intro:

  • Mel Feeling off & Applied Kinesiology (1:00)
  • Amanda’s New News (11:45)

Topic: Toxins in your environment - (16:38)

  • Mel’s Experience with Toxins & Chemical Sensitivity (18:00)
  • Clean Beauty & Beauty Counter (22:43)
  • How to Spot Toxins in your Products (25:22)
  • Endocrine Disruptors & Xenoestrogens (29:16)
  • Weight Gain & Toxins (34:50)
  • Non-Toxic Products & Brands we Love (38:17)

Hot Goss (49:03)

  • The Bachlorette (49:07)
  • YOU Season 3 (51:24)
  • Maid (52:41)

RESOURCES:

Disclaimer: The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition

Episode 14: Happy Hormones, Happy Life (and Now Amanda’s a Wife!)

Episode 14: Happy Hormones, Happy Life (and Now Amanda’s a Wife!)

October 18, 2021

Amanda and Mel are BACK with a bang! In this super-fun easy listening episode, the duo catch up, spill tea, and recap all the happenings during their September hiatus. So much has happened between weddings, courses, cookbooks and concerts, and this episode fills you in on it all. Closing out with a jam-packed HOT GOSS segment covering new shows, old shows and an impromptu visit to a movie theater. You won’t want to miss hanging out with Amanda and Mel in this episode!

Intro: Life Updates & Where We Have Been

  • Amanda’s Cookbook 4:00
  • Mel’s Course Update 6:00
  • Amanda’s Course 9:00

Topic: Happy Hormones, Happy Life (Amanda got married!)

  • Hormones, Thyroid & Labwork 10:00
  • Back to the world at the Jonas Brothers Concert 18:00
  • Amanda’s Wedding Weekend 20:00
  • Honeymooning 49:00

Hot Goss (54:00)

  • Vampire Diaries Re-Watch 54:23
  • Riverdale Updates & Finale 56:00
  • Good Trouble 58:49
  • Squid Game 1:02:00
  • Ted Lasso 1:03:00
  • The New James Bond Movie 1:05:00
  • Sex Education NEW season! 1:08:00
  • Bachelor in Paradise Finale 1:10:00
Episode 13: Over the Hangover, From Cocktail to Mocktails

Episode 13: Over the Hangover, From Cocktail to Mocktails

August 16, 2021

In this week’s episode, Amanda & Mel come back on the pod after a few week hiatus to chat about their individual journeys giving up alcohol and how it has changed their lives for the better! They cover the awkward phase of giving up drinking (what do I do with my hands?), tips and tricks for being in social situations and the important question of why behind making the choice to quit. The episode closes out with a long awaited Hot Goss that covers Panic, Outer Banks and the surprising finale of this season’s Bachelorette! Grab a mocktail and strap yourself in for an episode of laughs, girl talk and all the chronic illness tea that you need right now.

Intro:

  • Where we’ve been & what’s going on (0:30)
  • Amanda bachelorette party (2:30)

Topic: Alcohol Woes

  • How did we get here? (14:00)
  • Why did we decide to give up drinking? (17:00)
  • Dealing with being sober in social situations (20:00)
  • Tips & tricks to navigate staying sober (25:18)

HOT GOSS (44:00)

  • Panic is CANCELLED! (45:00)
  • Outer Banks (47:00)
  • The Kissing Booth 3 (SPOILERS ahead!) (50:10)
  • Never Have I Ever (55:10)
  • After We Collided Update (55:45)
  • Fboy Island (56:30)
  • Bachelorette Finale (57:00)
Episode 12: Mold Sucks

Episode 12: Mold Sucks

July 19, 2021

In this essential episode, Amanda & Mel dive into the depths of mold. With a mix of expertise and real-life experience, they discuss all the important details of dealing with mold; how you know you have it, where to find it, what to do when you have it and how to move forward. The episode closes off on a light note with delicious Hot Goss discussing all things Bachelorette, The Bold Type and a BIG surprise from a new show, called Sex/Life. You won’t want to miss this wild ride of an episode!

 

Intro:

  • Mel got the Pfizer COVID vaccine: side effects and aftermath (1:00)
  • Job News & Self Care (13:22)

Topic: Mold Toxicity

  • How to Know if You Have Mold: Signs & Symptoms (25:10)
  • How & Where to Find Mold (35:27)
  • What to Do When You Have Mold & How to Get Rid of It (43:00)
  • How to Move Forward from Mold (54:00)

HOT GOSS (58:00)

  • Favorite Will/They Won’t They Couple
  • The Bold Type Finale (No spoilers)
  • Never Have I Ever
  • Virgin River Season 3
  • Outer Banks Season 2 Trailer
  • The Bachelorette Updates
  • BIG surprise from the show Sex/Life

For more information and resources, purchase Mel's Guide To Surviving Mold Toxicity eBook at Everybodybymel.com

Disclaimer: The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Episode 11: Down With Diet Culture & Up With Body Positivity

Episode 11: Down With Diet Culture & Up With Body Positivity

June 28, 2021

In this fast-paced, fun-filled episode Amanda and Mel dive head-first into the long awaited topic of diet culture and body positivity. The two open up about their personal struggles with dieting and growing up in a time when thin was in. They share tips on how to remain healthy, at whatever size or way healthy looks for YOU. The episode closes out with a Hot Goss segment fresh off the presses and touching on all things the duo love in TV right now. If you enjoy the ride remember to like, comment, and subscribe!

Intro:

  • Amanda’s Bridal Shower (2:08)
  • Changing and Post-Pandemic Newness (7:02)
  • Dealing with Dietary Restrictions while Socializing (10:00)
  • Mel’s Metro-North Train Mishap (11:24)

Topics: Diet Culture & Body Positivity

  • Diving into Diet Culture – What is a Beach Body? (19:21)
  • The Ghosts of Diets Past (23:21)
  • Body Image & Specific Dietary Patterns (38:58)
  • Normalize Normal Bodies (44:00)
  • Size Inclusivity (52:41)
  • Stop Commenting on People’s Bodies, Just Don’t (54:10)

Hot Goss: (1:02:11)

  • Starstruck (1:03:19)
  • Cruel Summer Finale (1:07:44)
  • Amanda Loves RuPaul (1:11:07)
Episode 10: Don’t You Know That You’re Toxic? Tips & Tricks For Detoxification

Episode 10: Don’t You Know That You’re Toxic? Tips & Tricks For Detoxification

June 14, 2021

In this light-hearted, yet educational episode, Amanda & Mel explore all things detoxification. The two flex their nutritional and functional expertise on how, why and when to detox your body and give you all that you need to know on this powerful healing tool. The episode closes out with a romance-driven Hot Goss that covers off on the girls' favorite will they/won't they TV couples. Get ready for a fun-filled episode of laughs! 

 

Intro:

  • Getting ready for Amanda’s bridal shower (1:30)
  • Mel's new nutrition jobs (4:15)
  • Mel’s move upstate (13:10)

Topics: Tips & Tricks For Detoxification

  • Health changes since moving out of the city (13:10)
  • Amanda's health transition (19:38)
  • Our favorite detoxification methods (27:36)
  • Detoxing foods (43:28)
  • Supplements for detoxification (53:18)

Hot Goss:

  • Shadow & Bone (54:43)
  • Younger Series Finale (57:57)
  • Panic on Amazon Prime (1:05:17)
  • Our favorite Will They/Won't They couples (1:10:30)
  • Cruel Summer (1:22:44)
  • The Bold Type (1:24:45)
  • The Bachelorette premiere (1:25:48)
Episode 9: All You Need To Know About Navigating COVID-19, mRNA Vaccines & Chronic Illness

Episode 9: All You Need To Know About Navigating COVID-19, mRNA Vaccines & Chronic Illness

June 1, 2021

In their latest episode, Amanda & Mel tackle the vastly important topic of COVID-19 & Vaccines. Understanding the sensitivity around this hot topic, the duo aim to present facts, research and details to equip their audience with easy-to-digest information without any bias. Amanda & Mel rely on personal experience, research studies and info from The Whole View, a podcast by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD & Stacy Toth to bring you this very special episode.

 

Intro:

  • Decisions, Disclaimers & Details (1:27)

Topic: COVID-19, mRNA Vaccines & Chronic Illness

  • Mel’s Covid Journey (6:00)
  • Is it Covid or Chronic Illness? (15:00)
  • Things that Helped Deal with Covid-19 (17:35)
  • What you need to make the big V decision (24:00)
  • Vaccine Injury & Chronic Disease (28:41)
  • mNRA Vaccines: How, What, Why (33:15)
  • Vaccine & Chronic Illness Flares (40:00)
  • Allergic Reactions to the V & Should I get the Second Dose (47:00)
  • Myth Busting! (52:00)
  • Menstruation, Hormones & Shedding (53:33)
  • Do the mRNAs override our DNA? (1:01:00)
  • Pregnancy & Pre-pregnancy (1:07:00) 
  • Can you get Covid-19 after getting Vaccinated? (1:19:00)
  • Long Haul Symptoms and Moving Forward (1:29:00)

Disclaimer: The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The scientific research and information provided in this episode were provided by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD of the Paleo Mom and The Whole View Podcast. If interested in references to the studies presented, please visit their website or listen to their vaccine series: episodes 440, 441, 443, 444, 454, and 455.

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