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ROO #125: Julie Piatt on the Creative Process Behind the Plantpower Way

“The truth is that preparing a meal is actually the ultimate performance art. Its a creative expression. Its unique to you and to the ingredients that you have on hand. It will only be that way, that one time. So, you can never prepare the meal the same way again. Its an impossibility.” – Julie Piatt * In this episode, Julie Piatt, plant-based chef, author, healer, musician, yogi, meditator, and mother of four, returns to the ROO Podcast to discuss the upcoming release of “The Plantpower Way.” Julie shares the seeds of inspiration behind the book, from feeding Rich Roll, her husband, during his ultra-endurance endeavorers to collecting recipes throughout her lifetime. She explores how “The Plantpower Way” is more than just a book, but rather an aspirational lifestyle guide. Julie reflects on the challenges she faced in the creative process of forming the book. She explains how to empower your children to eat plant based and how it can change your life at the cellular level. Julie discusses the revolutionary approach Rich and her have taken for their pre-order campaign, grounded in gratitude and service. Lastly, Julie reveals her dreams for the growth of “The Plantpower Way.”

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ROO #102: Roisin McGettigan on How to Cultivate Gratitude in Running and Life

In this episode, Roisin McGettigan, sports psychology consultant, co-founder of Believe I Am, Olympian, former professional steeplechaser, tells the story of how she began running in Ireland and and discovered the steeplechase. She discusses the role of mental focus and strength in competing. Ro explains how the techniques of sports psychology were paramount to her breakthrough 2007 World Championships race. She reflects on the recent experience of being retrospectively awarded the bronze medal for the 2009 European Indoors 1500 meters race in 2014. Ro provides insight on how to cultivate gratitude in both running and life. She recounts the story of co-founding Believe I Am and reflects on its continued growth. Lastly, Ro discusses balancing running in her life now and previews whats ahead for 2015.

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Gratitude

I am headed to Ethiopia today and overwhelmed with gratitude for the support of family, friends, and strangers as I have prepared for my trip. My fundraising campaign for the Yaya Girls Running Program in Sululta, Ethiopia was a huge success! I surpassed my goal and raised over $8,000, which will not only fund four young Ethiopian women for the upcoming trimester, but also contribute to future Yaya Girls scholarships. Numerous companies have donated incredible gear and goodies for the Yaya Girls. Oiselle, which I run for, has contributed beautiful shirts with inspiring running designs on the front! Health Warrior has …

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ROO #47: Julie Piatt on Practicing Spirituality Amidst Living a Busy Life

In this episode Julie Piatt, healer, musician, yogi, plant-based chef, meditator, mother of four, and author, shares a wealth of information about practicing spirituality amidst living a busy life. She explores how she practices gratitude on a daily basis and what is means to lives yoga off the mat. Julie reveals the unique components of her Jai Release Meditation program and the experience of her meditation practice leading her to finding her voice as a musician. She discusses what it is like having her sons as her band. Julie provides insight from balancing her many roles and who inspires her now. Lastly, Julie offers wisdom on living as a spiritual being surrounded by others who don’t share the same mindset.

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