“If you choose to be a healthy, happy person in a context of a world where most people are not, you’re going to have to deviate from a bunch of social norms and conventions.” – Pilar Gerasimo
In today’s episode, I am super excited to announce that I’m hanging out with the brilliant Pilar Gerasimo! Pilar is an award-winning health journalist and the author of The Healthy Deviant: A Rule Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World.
She poses a question that is so true, How can we be healthy in a world that is organized to keep us unhealthy and feeling insecure? Tune in to learn more about being a healthy deviant, living a healthy lifestyle in an unhealthy world, plus insider knowledge and tips from Pilar herself!
- 03:53 Learn more about Pilar’s background
- 08:13 Hitting rock bottom & self breakage
- 10:15 What is a healthy deviant?
- 12:26 Socio-economic class and being a healthy deviant
- 15:00 The essentials of healthy deviants
- 19:50 How the pandemic impacted living a healthy life
- 25:02 Where to start your healthy deviant journey
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Pilar Gerasimo is an award-winning health journalist, pioneering social explorer, and author of a new book, The Healthy Deviant: A Rule – Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World (North Atlantic Books,2020). Best known for her work as founding editor of Experience Life magazine, which today reaches more than three million people with each issue, Pilar has also served as top health editor for The Huffington Post, and as visiting faculty for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Today, Pilar co-hosts a top-rated podcast called The Living Experiment and teaches online courses through her digital learning platform, Healthy Deviant Academy. She guest lectures at universities, leads workshops at top retreat centers and consults for organizations committing to transforming health and happiness at work and around the globe.
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