The Authentic Me: Hosted by Mel Yu

Managing Stress with Yoga, Gut Health and Mindset Hacks for Life! | Evie Kay | Ep 17

October 08, 2020 Eveline Kuang Season 1 Episode 17
The Authentic Me: Hosted by Mel Yu
Managing Stress with Yoga, Gut Health and Mindset Hacks for Life! | Evie Kay | Ep 17
Show Notes

Evie is a Canberra-based Asian Australian who is passionate about health, wellness and all things conscious living. A yoga teacher in many of Canberra’s wellness studios by dawn, a mergers & acquisitions lawyer throughout the day, and in between until dusk, she somehow finds time as a wellness blogger for online lifestyle hub, The Fashion Vault as well as the honouree title of Youth Member on the board of the Australian Red Cross, Evie offers her remaining hours on weekends as a volunteer for the homelessness and human rights sectors!

In this episode, we talk all things stress, the benefits of yoga, what is gut health and her experiences with the Australian Red Cross. Evie was generous enough to share her tips for balance, gratitude and loving your body, too! I hope you enjoy this easy and relaxed chat between Melbourne and Canberra :)

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Episode Show-Notes:

  • How to balance a stressful career as a lawyer with a regular yoga routine (05:00)
  • Understanding that there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to do yoga and it just comes back to your breath and taking in time to breathe (10:40)
  • Accept that life will not always go to plan, and in times of uncertainty how to be kind to yourself (13:01)
  • How to exercise the muscle of healing our thoughts – positive self-talk (17:00)
  • Gut health as our second brain and how it impacts the rest of our bodies (19:10)
  • Realising that your health is not how you look physically, but how you feel (27:12)
  • A discussion around finding balance in all areas of your life – do we ever fully achieve a balance state? (30:48)
  • Evie shares her experience as a volunteer and then a National Board Member for the Australian Red Cross (34:30)
  • Find out more about the GO WITHOUT CHALLENGE and register for 2021 next time! (38:45)
  • How Evie practices gratitude in her life and her life hacks in looking for the good (44:30)
  • Find out what Evie’s favourite food is – it’s the same as mine and so, so good! (51:18)
  • Evie’s favourite mantra – “Wherever you are, be all there” by Jim Elliot (54:10)

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Stay connected with Evie and all her work by following her Instagram here > @eviekay

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