Feb 7, 2019
Jennifer welcomes holistic nutritionist, lifestyle guru, best-selling author, and general badass, Elissa Goodman. Elissa’s story is one of beauty, tragedy, resilience, and love. A successful marketing executive with a loving husband, Elissa seemed to have the perfect life. Her world changed when she received a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at just 32 years old. That’s when it all changed. She made a promise to herself, her husband, and her future family that she would beat this disease and start to prioritize her mental and physical health through nourishment and love. Elissa left her job and began pursuing alternative paths to healing. She started managing her stress, doing yoga, juicing, and eating a more plant-based diet. As a result, Elissa began to heal and went into remission. Today, she runs a holistic nutrition and lifestyle organization. Her mission is to educate and encourage healthy, mindful living by helping others embrace the concept that we are a product of what we eat and how we treat ourselves.
In this episode, Jennifer and Elissa talk about Elissa’s background and roots. They discuss Elissa’s early career as an ad salesperson and marketer, skills that transferred perfectly to her current career. Elissa discusses her battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and the way it affected her life. She also discusses her husband Marc’s cancer diagnosis and tragic death. Not one to succumb to hardships, Elissa made it her goal to help others through holistic nutrition and healing. Finally, Jennifer and Elissa talk about her book, Cancer Hacks, as well as the many other projects she is currently working on.
Full show notes: https://milfpodcast.com/33