WANTcast: The Women Against Negative Talk Podcast
About This Show
Welcome to the WANTcast: The Women Against Talk Podcast by Katie Horwitch - lessons in moving forward fearlessly and spreading the (good) word. Interviews, stories, and inspiration to help you live the life you're meant to lead by shifting around your negative talk patters. Discussions on body image, self worth, relationships, career, community, and all kinds of pragmatic positivity. Dive in. Dig deep. Be the YOU you know you're meant to be.
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Most Recent Episode
029: On Being Healthy-ish + Building A Brand (And Life) With Lasting, Long-Term Value with Derek Flanzraich of Greatist
5 days ago
Do you ever feel like everyone else is running circles around you while you're walking through quicksand toward success? If you're like me, you're probably nodding your head vigorously, right? I thought so. Whether it's business success, achieving that ever-elusive "healthy lifestyle," or making an impact in the world, the pressure to perform is real. A lot of times I find myself all tied up in mixed messages: one day someone's telling me to do what works for me, the next day they're telling me a $500 supplement is the answer to all my problems. One day I'm encouraged to go slow and steady, the next I'm being sold a recipe for overnight success. My life naturally ebbs and flows - sometimes I'm in periods of fast growth and rapid success, but most of the time it's about those small shifts or baby steps. So when websites, blogs, celebrities, influencers, etc etc etc etc tell me one thing but show me another, it can begin to feel like there's this pressure to keep up. Especially in the "health and wellness" space. The one site I have always turned to for no-bs advice that actually works for me and respects who I am is Greatist. It's a website and media company that truly talks the walk and walks the talk of living a healthy, happy life in a realistic, authentic, true-to-you way. Have a little too much to drink this weekend? That's cool, we'll help you feel better. No time for a workout today - like, really, no time? Don't stress about it. Having trouble at work or making friends as an adult? We feel you. Greatist never judges, has always "been there too," and never pretends like we need to overhaul our life to make it what we want it to be. I've been die-hard obsessed with Greatist since they launched in 2011 - you'll hear more about why in today's episode. I know a lot of brands say they're all about this...but Greatist is one of the only ones that actually means what they say. It's not about being the healthiest all the time, it's about being healthy-ish. And as today's WANTcast guest told me, it's not about being the greatest all the time. It's about working on greatness like an artist works on art. It's about being a great-ist. Derek Flanzraich is an entrepreneur on a mission to give everyone a healthyish attitude. He is the CEO & Founder of Greatist, a next-generation media startup working to make healthy living cool and build the first truly trusted healthy living brand for this generation.