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Visibly Fit with Wendie Pett

Visibly Fit with Wendie Pett

The Visibly Fit with Wendie Pett podcast is a show that shares healthy insights and tips to assist in your best health in mind, body, and spirit. From whole-food plant-based nutrition, how to use your body as your gym, mindset renewal, how to glorify God through your daily choices, and more. The ripple effect of how you take care of your health matters. You were created with greatness in mind, it’s time to live like it!

Episodes

  • Episode 70: Crafting As Therapy, and Stress-Management Techniques for the Holidays with Tina Yeager. Episode 70: Crafting As Therapy, and Stress-Management Techniques for the Holidays with Tina Yeager. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 70: Crafting As Therapy, and Stress-Management Techniques for the Holidays with Tina Yeager.

    What a privilege to welcome to the show licensed counselor, author, and entrepreneur Tina Yeager. Tina is the founder of the Upcycle platform, and uses the gift of crafting to remind us that it's not the material, it's the Creator that makes true art! We also dive into tips and strategies to employ during the joyous but inevitably stressful family gatherings that occur during the Holidays. **Here's a bit of what you'll hear in today's episode:** -How Tina's passion for crafting and using …

  • Episode 69: How to Keep Your Immune System Purring Like a Cat by a Fire Throughout the Holidays. Episode 69: How to Keep Your Immune System Purring Like a Cat by a Fire Throughout the Holidays. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 69: How to Keep Your Immune System Purring Like a Cat by a Fire Throughout the Holidays.

    With The Holidays approaching at breakneck speed, it's time to review some tips and pointers on keeping your immune system functioning at optimal levels. In this episode, I'll share with you key indicators of a failing immune system, and practical advice on how to stay well and vibrant while you enjoy time with family and the new (and colder) weather. **In this episode, you'll learn:** -About the thymus gland...02:45 -Produce melatonin naturally...05:30 -Give extra time for proper …

  • Episode 68: How to Identify and Achieve Your Own Dream for Your Life with "Dream Architect" Brittany Anderson Episode 68: How to Identify and Achieve Your Own Dream for Your Life with "Dream Architect" Brittany Anderson Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 68: How to Identify and Achieve Your Own Dream for Your Life with "Dream Architect" Brittany Anderson

    My guest on today's episode is passionate about helping women achieve not just financial independence, but the peace and security that comes with it. Brittany learned at a very young age the stress of not having enough as the oldest child in a single-parent home, and decided she would devote her life to helping women avoid that fate. Being successful with our money means we need to think differently about money, and its role in our lives. It takes time and effort, but with the right amount of …

  • Episode 67: "Change Strategist" Rosalinda Rivera Shares How to Confront Limiting Beliefs and Relying on God to Achieve Your Destiny! Episode 67: "Change Strategist" Rosalinda Rivera Shares How to Confront Limiting Beliefs and Relying on God to Achieve Your Destiny! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 67: "Change Strategist" Rosalinda Rivera Shares How to Confront Limiting Beliefs and Relying on God to Achieve Your Destiny!

    What prevents you from making lasting change in your life? Do you feel like you're perpetually on the hamster wheel going from one mundane failure to another? My guest in today's episode has a message for you: Get off that wheel, and trust in Jesus to achieve the great victory He has planned for you! Rosalinda Rivera comes from humble beginnings, and has overcome great struggle through faith in God, along with one of the most positive outlooks on life we've heard on this show to share the …

  • Episode 66: Want to Hear From God? Meditation Is the Way, And I Will Teach You How! Episode 66: Want to Hear From God? Meditation Is the Way, And I Will Teach You How! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 66: Want to Hear From God? Meditation Is the Way, And I Will Teach You How!

    How long has it been since you've done a meditation? Have you ever done a meditation? If not, you're not alone, and yet meditation is a great way in which God prescribes us to receive what He has to say to us through His Word. "Keep this book of the law on your lips," says the Holy Scriptures. We're to attach our mind and spirit on His Word, and meditation is one way God tells us to do so. In this episode, I will guide you through a short meditation that will give you the space - and the …

  • Episode 65: "Respiratory Evangelist" Mark A. Carbone Shares how Breathing Exercises and a New Tool Will Improve Quality of Life. Episode 65: "Respiratory Evangelist" Mark A. Carbone Shares how Breathing Exercises and a New Tool Will Improve Quality of Life. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 65: "Respiratory Evangelist" Mark A. Carbone Shares how Breathing Exercises and a New Tool Will Improve Quality of Life.

    Mark loves "10x Thinking"​ and "what if"​ and "why not"​ people. He’s passionate about the future of Digital Health and working towards breakthrough solutions to further the medical industry in Metabolomics, Pulmonary Therapy and Speech Pathology. He’s an inventor, business builder, technologist, and a blessed husband and father. He is the CEO of PN Medical, makers of intelligent medical devices for the pulmonary and speech fields. He serves as lead inventor overseeing creation of their new …

  • Episode 64: As the Seasons Change, So Do Our Habits and Lifestyles. Episode 64: As the Seasons Change, So Do Our Habits and Lifestyles. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 64: As the Seasons Change, So Do Our Habits and Lifestyles.

    Fall is upon us as this episode is published. Here in Minnesota, the leaves are changing colors, and the temperatures are beginning to dip. It's one of my favorite times of the year for many reasons :) Changing seasons is a reminder that our bodies change as well. There are a number of cues we can take from our Creator through nature to care for ourselves (even if we're overwhelmed caring for others) such as: How to vary our diet with the foods that are in season Memories associated with various …

  • Episode 63: Hope Darst Opens Up About Overcoming Anxiety and Depression, and Offers Hope for Those Struggling With the Same. Episode 63: Hope Darst Opens Up About Overcoming Anxiety and Depression, and Offers Hope for Those Struggling With the Same. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 63: Hope Darst Opens Up About Overcoming Anxiety and Depression, and Offers Hope for Those Struggling With the Same.

    The stats are in, and the message is clear. We're struggling with anxiety and depression. Be it because of social media that gives a compromised sense of "community", or the difficulties brought on by global pandemics, it's a pandemic in its own right. Thankfully we have the Lord in our corner, and a Word to satisfy longings within that Facebook simply can't touch. Our guest today, worship leader and recording artist Hope Darst, shares her own struggles with anxiety and depression, and how she …

  • Episode 62: S.M.A.R.T. Goals as it Pertains to Your Health and Diet. Episode 62: S.M.A.R.T. Goals as it Pertains to Your Health and Diet. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 62: S.M.A.R.T. Goals as it Pertains to Your Health and Diet.

    Perhaps you've heard of S.M.A.R.T. goals. It's a famous acronym for: Smart Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-bound In this episode, I talk about how you can use the S.M.A.R.T. goals ideology and apply it to your own life and health, especially as summer winds down and we begin to find our "groove" after the summer fun! In this episode, you'll learn: -S.M.A.R.T. goals defined...03:35 -Replace poor habits with better habits...10:23 -Confront uncomfortable circumstances to achieve your …

  • Episode 61: By Choice, Not by Chance. The Effects of Intentional Decisions and Thoughtful Habits on Our Faith, Health, Wellness and More with Dr. Evan Queler. Episode 61: By Choice, Not by Chance. The Effects of Intentional Decisions and Thoughtful Habits on Our Faith, Health, Wellness and More with Dr. Evan Queler. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 61: By Choice, Not by Chance. The Effects of Intentional Decisions and Thoughtful Habits on Our Faith, Health, Wellness and More with Dr. Evan Queler.

    My good friend Dr. Evan Queler joins us on today's episode to discuss the power of fasting on our mind, body and spirit; the power of movement to reduce pain and inflammation; how strong faith affects our health for the better and much more! In this episode, you'll discover: -Clarity on the physical and spiritual practice of fasting...02:52 -Path of least resistance: Why we don't always do what we know to do...10:34 -A five-day fast that will set you on the path to being a more positive part of …

  • Episode 60: Friendships Matter When It Comes to Our Health and Well-being Featuring Wendie's Bestie, Tracey Mitchell Episode 60: Friendships Matter When It Comes to Our Health and Well-being Featuring Wendie's Bestie, Tracey Mitchell Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 60: Friendships Matter When It Comes to Our Health and Well-being Featuring Wendie's Bestie, Tracey Mitchell

    My husband Todd and I were out for a walk on a lovely day in Minneapolis, when he suddenly told me his grandson was in the area and that we were going to walk toward him. So as I approached the figure in a Minion’s costume, I realized it wasn't his grandson, but my best friend Tracey Mitchell who had flown in from Texas to surprise me for my birthday! I wanted to sit down with Tracey while she was in town and record a podcast, as you'll read in her bio below she's a dynamic speaker, and a truly …

  • Episode 59: Secrets for Successful Gardening, Maintaining Physical Longevity and More with Master Gardener Michelle Riedel Episode 59: Secrets for Successful Gardening, Maintaining Physical Longevity and More with Master Gardener Michelle Riedel Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 59: Secrets for Successful Gardening, Maintaining Physical Longevity and More with Master Gardener Michelle Riedel

    Not many people know that the word condition is derived from the Latin word conditio which means "agreement." So when we're conditioning our bodies, we're in essence making an agreement with it - and the One who created it - to give it the honor it is due. My guest today is a master gardener in the Twin Cities area who learned to honor her body after suffering rather serious injuries while pursuing her passion for gardening. You'll hear about her recovery, how it led to a newfound respect for …

  • Episode 58: Focus On the Invisible, Mysterious Things of God to Become and Remain "Visibly Fit" with Susie Larson Episode 58: Focus On the Invisible, Mysterious Things of God to Become and Remain "Visibly Fit" with Susie Larson Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 58: Focus On the Invisible, Mysterious Things of God to Become and Remain "Visibly Fit" with Susie Larson

    Sometimes the most important things in becoming "visibly fit" are the invisible things. Faith, prayer, reliance on God and His mercy when we're unable to manage the issues of life in our own power. Today's episode focuses primarily on those super-important, yet oft-neglected spiritual disciplines. It features award-winning author, radio host and my dear friend Susie Larson, and we take a deep dive into repairing broken trust, becoming - and staying - reliant on God's grace in our lives, why the …

  • Episode 57: Spice Up Your Life by Changing Up Your Diet, Social Connections, Spiritual Disciplines and More! Episode 57: Spice Up Your Life by Changing Up Your Diet, Social Connections, Spiritual Disciplines and More! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 57: Spice Up Your Life by Changing Up Your Diet, Social Connections, Spiritual Disciplines and More!

    "Variety is the spice of life..." It's one of my favorite phrases of all time because it's so true. We need to be always mixing things up be it in our diet, our social life, even where we go on vacation. In this episode, I'll talk about action steps I take to mix things up in my own life, including some shall we say unconventional foods that are the highlight of my day! In this episode, you'll learn: -The connection between variety in your diet and your health...03:30 -Variety in veggies and …