How many hours have you logged in front of a camera in the past year?
Zoom fatigue is a real thing, and the expectation to constantly be available for virtual webcam meetings definitely takes its toll on all of us.
You may be surprised to find out that some of the people who spend the most time on camera, even actors and podcasters, actually don’t enjoy being filmed most of the time.
And joining us on the show today is the wonderful Melanie Avalon, a professional actress, author of “What When Wine” and host of The Melanie Avalon Biohacking Podcast and The Intermittent Fasting Podcast.
This is a fun conversation, and Melanie has a lot of unique perspective—she’s definitely dabbled in the fringes as far as different dietary approaches go. Listen in, we’re chatting about:
- The benefits of intermittent fasting for longevity
- Why The Cookie Diet was a bad idea
- What it’s like to be a morning person versus a night person
- How to color outside the lines when it comes to diet
- What to do about Zoom fatigue
- How to gracefully handle negative feedback and online haters
- And tons more…
Let’s go hang out with Melanie.
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Where To Find Melanie Avalon
Be sure to check out Melanie’s work over at MelanieAvalon.com where you can read her blog, listen to the Melanie Avalon Biohacking Podcast, listen to the Intermittent Fasting Podcast, and more.
You can also catch the Melanie Avalon Biohacking Podcast on Apple Podcasts, PodBean, PlayerFM and more. And catch the latest episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast on IFPodcast.com as well as on Apple Podcasts.
Melanie actually had me on her podcast recently. Catch the episode right here: Abel James: Surviving The Modern World, Social Media Technology & Unplugging For Mental Well-Being
Melanie also has a few Facebook Groups you can join, including IF Biohackers, Lumen, Biosense & CGMs, and Clean Beauty And Safe Skincare With Melanie Avalon. Feel free to join any of her groups and drop a note to say “hi.”
You can be friends and see what Melanie is up to on all the socials, including on Instagram @melanieavalon, on Twitter @melanieavalon, on Facebook @whatwhenwine, on YouTube as well as on LinkedIn.
And pick up a copy of Melanie’s book “What When Wine” on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or GoodReads.
And once again, head on over to MelanieAvalon.com to find all of the things. 🙂
Before You Go
Here’s a review for the Wild Challenge mobile app, brand new from us, that came in on the App Store. Brian gives it 5 out of 5 stars and says:
The closest thing to a coach.
This app has me faithfully engaged in my eating like nothing ever has before. Designed around the NYT bestseller The Wild Diet, it lets you pick your priorities and keeps you engaged through the challenges.
It’s complete with shopping lists and recipes. It also helps you track your sleep, water intake and overall condition. And you can sync it to a couple different fitness devices.
Plus the little messages throughout the day really help.
Hey, Brian, thank you so much for this feedback.
We put a lot of effort, especially Alyson, into this new app and getting all these bells and whistles to work.
And one of the things we like as well is that texting back and forth feature and the ability for us to just shoot you a quick message every once in a while. And you can get back in touch with us for immediate feedback without having to go through social media or through emails even.
So we’re really proud of the Wild Challenge app. For those of you who aren’t aware, you can join in from all over the world. We have people
We have pre-built meal plans, shopping lists, sleep tracker, meditation tracker, and much more.
And also as coaches, we’re able to get in touch with you in a way that we never were before. So look forward to a lot of exciting announcements coming soon.
And if you’d like to join in on our next Wild Challenge, please go to wildsuperfoods.com/app
Those of you who are already using the Wild Challenge app, I know you really like the tracker capabilities, messaging features, the done-for-you meal plans and the ability to track your movement and what you’re eating in a really holistic and robust way. So we’re really excited about what we’re doing over there.
If you would like to join us in the next challenge, don’t miss out, we have a lot of fun giveaways coming up, be sure to go to wildsuperfoods.com/app and use that code WILD25 for 25% off.
I can’t wait to see you there.
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