The Defty Life Podcast

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The Defty Life Podcast was created to normalize mental health and raise awareness of the different tools we can use to enhance our well being and ultimately live our best life. We talk about different topics that are relatable and sometimes difficult and try to untangle the unhealthy thoughts that are holding us back.

Episodes
20 / 09 / 2022

Episode 11: PMS, Why it Happens, and How to Make it Go Away

 Eman invites Gut Health Nutritionist, Sarah Tarek, to talk about PMS (also known as, Premenstrual Syndrome) which happens during one of the four phases of the menstrual cycle that women go through. During this phase, most women suffer from uncomfortable symptoms such as anxiety, cravings, depression and hyper-hydration. Sarah breaks down the four types of PMS, what causes them, as well as what changes in diet and lifestyle that can reverse many of these uncomfortable symptoms. The episode also covers the important hormones that impact the menstrual cycle and why gut health is directly linked to how balanced these hormones are. 

00:38:40
10 / 09 / 2022

Episode 10: How to Bounce Back From Difficulties And Build More Resilience

Eman invites guest Rumaisa Rahman, mindset and resilience coach to talk about how we can build resilience despite the difficult blocks we go through in life. In a heart felt open conversation, Rumaisa opens up about her conquering her battle with breast cancer and living with a family member who has a mental illness, resilience is learning how to bounce back through self compassion and connecting to our self through it all.

00:35:49
01 / 09 / 2022

Episode 9: What is Between Us and Reaching Our Goals and How Discipline is Where True Freedom Really

Eman invites Ahmad Awamleh, Mindset and Leadership Trainer, to break down where our true power lies. We must first look deeply into ourselves to really know who we are, in order to know what we want to achieve in our life. It is only when we understand that all we really have is the present moment and the choices we make in these moments that will dictate our direction are we able to find the keys to follow through with our goals. Make sure to subscribe!

00:38:45
20 / 08 / 2022

Episode 8: Understanding Anxiety and Why We Can't Just Snap Out Of It

Eman invites psychotherapist and addiction counsel , Farida ElGhandour, to talk about the most common mental health concern, anxiety. Why does it happen, how it happens and what can we do to manage it? Many of us struggle with anxiety and unfortunately we are often received with comments like, "get over it, snap out of it, just be positive, just calm down" but there are very scientific reasons why this is not possible. Eman and Farida talk about all that in the hopes that people will have a kinger approach with regards to how they deal with anxiety. 

00:43:02
10 / 08 / 2022

Episode 7: Why Men Have a Hard Time Expressing Sadness or Asking for Help

 Eman invites Islam Adel to get his perspective on why most men find it difficult to ask for help when it comes to their mental health and how social norms that have been engraved in our traditions for years may have a role to play in that. Islam co-hosts his own podcast, The Potcast Show and has invited many guests who have spoken about this topic and having gone himself through his own journey with his mental health, he was happy to share insights from his own personal experience. Islam is the co-founder of The Potcast Productions which is producing The Defty Life Podcast.  

00:39:06
01 / 08 / 2022

Episode 6: On Positive Affirmations and How Powerful Words Are

Eman invites breathwork practitioner, Farida Rehab, to talk about the power of words, how they have a direct impact on our belief systems, and how we can rewire our brain with positive affirmations. Disclaimer: Farida was kind enough to also include a short breathwork exercise at the end of the episode so please make sure to be in a place where you can safely take part in the exercise.  

00:47:01
20 / 07 / 2022

E5: The Gut and Brain Link, Cortisol, and How to Activate Our Happy Hormones

 Did you know that there is a link between your mood and what you eat? Eman invites Clinical Nutritionist and Pharmacist, Lina Ezzat, to break down for us, what exactly is the gut- brain link when it comes to our mental health? What is cortisol? And what can we do to release more happy hormones?  

00:51:51
10 / 07 / 2022

E4. Understanding Our Emotions and Learning How to Express Them

 Eman invites Emotional Wellness Coach, Amira El Beialy, to talk about this thing called EMOTIONS and one specific emotion in women: SHAME. Eman and Amira break down why women feel shame and how to move from this emotion to an empowered expression of needs. 

00:33:57
01 / 07 / 2022

E3. Our Obsession with Weight Loss and How to Talk to Our Body

 Eman invites Nutritionist, Nour Ganzoury, to talk about how to stop obsessing over food, looks and dieting and to focus more on feeling good from the inside. Eman and Nour shed light on how it's important to understand that if we don't accept and love our body no amount of work and diets would ever satisfy us. 

00:27:34
20 / 06 / 2022

E2. How to Hack Our Mind at Work to Make it More Fulfilling

 Eman has invited licensed Hypnotherapist and Life Coach,  Jana Osta, to talk about, none other than, our MIND. Since both Eman and Jana met in the corporate world, this topic is especially close to them as they talk about how we can trick our mind into enjoying our day to day work, even if the environment is challenging. 

00:37:23
07 / 06 / 2022

E1. Self Awareness and Why it's Important

Eman has invited her very first guest, Farah Abdelgawad, to talk about Self Awareness. Farah has been doing a lot of work on self discovery and is here to share what she has learned. We cannot begin to work on our self or even help others if we don't know ourselves first, which is why this had to be the first episode of the Defty Life Podcast. Eman and Farah talk about what it means to have self awareness and how it can transform our lives.

00:32:56
The Defty Life Podcast
11 subscribers

The Defty Life Podcast was created to normalize mental health and raise awareness of the different tools we can use to enhance our well being and ultimately live our best life. We talk about different topics that are relatable and sometimes difficult and try to untangle the unhealthy thoughts that are holding us back.

Episodes
20 / 09 / 2022

Episode 11: PMS, Why it Happens, and How to Make it Go Away

 Eman invites Gut Health Nutritionist, Sarah Tarek, to talk about PMS (also known as, Premenstrual Syndrome) which happens during one of the four phases of the menstrual cycle that women go through. During this phase, most women suffer from uncomfortable symptoms such as anxiety, cravings, depression and hyper-hydration. Sarah breaks down the four types of PMS, what causes them, as well as what changes in diet and lifestyle that can reverse many of these uncomfortable symptoms. The episode also covers the important hormones that impact the menstrual cycle and why gut health is directly linked to how balanced these hormones are. 

00:38:40
10 / 09 / 2022

Episode 10: How to Bounce Back From Difficulties And Build More Resilience

Eman invites guest Rumaisa Rahman, mindset and resilience coach to talk about how we can build resilience despite the difficult blocks we go through in life. In a heart felt open conversation, Rumaisa opens up about her conquering her battle with breast cancer and living with a family member who has a mental illness, resilience is learning how to bounce back through self compassion and connecting to our self through it all.

00:35:49
01 / 09 / 2022

Episode 9: What is Between Us and Reaching Our Goals and How Discipline is Where True Freedom Really

Eman invites Ahmad Awamleh, Mindset and Leadership Trainer, to break down where our true power lies. We must first look deeply into ourselves to really know who we are, in order to know what we want to achieve in our life. It is only when we understand that all we really have is the present moment and the choices we make in these moments that will dictate our direction are we able to find the keys to follow through with our goals. Make sure to subscribe!

00:38:45
20 / 08 / 2022

Episode 8: Understanding Anxiety and Why We Can't Just Snap Out Of It

Eman invites psychotherapist and addiction counsel , Farida ElGhandour, to talk about the most common mental health concern, anxiety. Why does it happen, how it happens and what can we do to manage it? Many of us struggle with anxiety and unfortunately we are often received with comments like, "get over it, snap out of it, just be positive, just calm down" but there are very scientific reasons why this is not possible. Eman and Farida talk about all that in the hopes that people will have a kinger approach with regards to how they deal with anxiety. 

00:43:02
10 / 08 / 2022

Episode 7: Why Men Have a Hard Time Expressing Sadness or Asking for Help

 Eman invites Islam Adel to get his perspective on why most men find it difficult to ask for help when it comes to their mental health and how social norms that have been engraved in our traditions for years may have a role to play in that. Islam co-hosts his own podcast, The Potcast Show and has invited many guests who have spoken about this topic and having gone himself through his own journey with his mental health, he was happy to share insights from his own personal experience. Islam is the co-founder of The Potcast Productions which is producing The Defty Life Podcast.  

00:39:06
01 / 08 / 2022

Episode 6: On Positive Affirmations and How Powerful Words Are

Eman invites breathwork practitioner, Farida Rehab, to talk about the power of words, how they have a direct impact on our belief systems, and how we can rewire our brain with positive affirmations. Disclaimer: Farida was kind enough to also include a short breathwork exercise at the end of the episode so please make sure to be in a place where you can safely take part in the exercise.  

00:47:01
20 / 07 / 2022

E5: The Gut and Brain Link, Cortisol, and How to Activate Our Happy Hormones

 Did you know that there is a link between your mood and what you eat? Eman invites Clinical Nutritionist and Pharmacist, Lina Ezzat, to break down for us, what exactly is the gut- brain link when it comes to our mental health? What is cortisol? And what can we do to release more happy hormones?  

00:51:51
10 / 07 / 2022

E4. Understanding Our Emotions and Learning How to Express Them

 Eman invites Emotional Wellness Coach, Amira El Beialy, to talk about this thing called EMOTIONS and one specific emotion in women: SHAME. Eman and Amira break down why women feel shame and how to move from this emotion to an empowered expression of needs. 

00:33:57
01 / 07 / 2022

E3. Our Obsession with Weight Loss and How to Talk to Our Body

 Eman invites Nutritionist, Nour Ganzoury, to talk about how to stop obsessing over food, looks and dieting and to focus more on feeling good from the inside. Eman and Nour shed light on how it's important to understand that if we don't accept and love our body no amount of work and diets would ever satisfy us. 

00:27:34
20 / 06 / 2022

E2. How to Hack Our Mind at Work to Make it More Fulfilling

 Eman has invited licensed Hypnotherapist and Life Coach,  Jana Osta, to talk about, none other than, our MIND. Since both Eman and Jana met in the corporate world, this topic is especially close to them as they talk about how we can trick our mind into enjoying our day to day work, even if the environment is challenging. 

00:37:23
07 / 06 / 2022

E1. Self Awareness and Why it's Important

Eman has invited her very first guest, Farah Abdelgawad, to talk about Self Awareness. Farah has been doing a lot of work on self discovery and is here to share what she has learned. We cannot begin to work on our self or even help others if we don't know ourselves first, which is why this had to be the first episode of the Defty Life Podcast. Eman and Farah talk about what it means to have self awareness and how it can transform our lives.

00:32:56

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