Practicing Self Care Through Adversity w/Jaime McFaden EP 318

Self care specialist and lifestyle mentor – expert researcher in health and wellness for over 10 years. Has worked alongside Jillian Michaels, celebrity trainer, Host of the podcast “What’s the Word”, focusing on interviewing the most inspirational people using a word of the day – to empower and educate listeners on how to live better in ALL areas. Holds over 10 international accredited certifications in fitness, yoga, mindfulness, pre/postnatal and currently in training with a leading neuroscience doctor to add brain training to the mix. The “baby step” approach of building tiny habits over time has worked with thousands of clients in improving their overall health and wellness. Over 3 million downloads on Jaime’s walking and self care programs. My goal is to reach over 1 million families in 2021 and give them teachable + actionable steps to make positive shifts in their daily lives. When Jaime isn’t motivating her clients, she is a full time single mother to a 4 year old, playing at the beach and hanging outdoors enjoying each moment.


  • 05:48 How Jaime has had to pivot in life
  • 08:40 Holding onto beliefs in the middle of adversity
  • 16:38 Learning how to navigate challenging moments
  • 20:09 The process of how to overcome situations in life
  • 28:27 Overcoming anxiety


Jamie says, “It is really important to do shadow work and feel the pain, but it is also very important to have good support to lift you out of the pain.”

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Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in twice a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!