[Podcast] Ep13: Collectively Taking Back Our Health

In this episode I speak with Natalie Baker, Janace Tashjian, Liam Johnson, and Mike Nichols as we conclude our initial test group. We talk about their progress and improvements throughout the program (as well as setbacks), how caffeine and sugar are addictive substances, exercise and nutrition strategies at the office, and where we go from here.

Topics of Conversation:

• Developing more awareness

• Caffeine and sugar addiction

• Getting over exercise plateaus

• High intensity exercise to alleviate intense stress

• Strategies to eat healthier at the office

• Making small changes in your daily routine

• How staying healthy can make your work better

• Strategies to stick with the program long term

Useful Links:

The Akasha Cleanse



Microwave vegetable steamer

Bulletproof Coffee Kit

Pump Up App

7-Minute Workout Pro App

Wii Fit

Our Guests:

Natalie Baker

Janace Tashjian

Liam Johnson

Mike Nichols

Show Credits:

This episode was edited by Kristin Martin, show notes were written by Maciek Kaliski, and the show was executive produced by Kanen Flowers. We are a member of the THAT STUDIO podcast network.

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Zack Arnold (ACE) is an award-winning Hollywood film editor (Cobra Kai, Empire, Burn Notice, Unsolved, Glee), a documentary director, father of 2, and the creator of the Optimize Yourself program. He helps ambitious creative professionals and entrepreneurs DO better and BE better. “Doing” better means learning how to more effectively manage your time, your energy, and your creativity so you can produce higher quality work in less time (and ultimately become a productivity ninja). “Being” better means doing all of the above while still prioritizing the most important people, things, and passions in your life…all without sacrificing your health (or sanity) in the process. Click to download Zack’s “Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Creativity (And Avoiding Burnout).”