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THE WELL Q&A: Amanda Carney

amanda carney health coach

THE WELL Q&A: Amanda Carney

Healthy-living advice from THE WELL's Director of Integration

Q:

What does wellness mean to you?

A:

Listening to your body and taking care of your whole self as best you can.

Q:

The book you own that is the most dog-eared?

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On-the-go snack?

A:

Sliced apple and a packet of nut butter.

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Three non-negotiables in your life?

A:

Filtered water, biodynamic red wine and magnesium threonate.

Q:

Food philosophy?

A:

Eat (well-sourced) food. Not too much. Mostly (seasonal) plants. Inspired by Michael Pollan.

Q:

How do you take your coffee?

A:

Organic coffee, raw cashew butter and vanilla collagen creamer in a blender. I am obsessed.

Q:

Most used condiment?

A:

Kelp or dulse flakes! They are great source of iodine and add a hint of salty flavor.

Q:

Wellness travel essentials?

A:

Glass water bottle and Weleda Skin Food.

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Q:

Instagram account that gets the most likes?

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Key to a good night's sleep?

A:

Good pillows and a sound machine.

Q:

When you really need to chill out, you...

A:

Airplane mode.

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Instant mood lifter?

A:

Listening to Dreams by Fleetwood Mac. And wildflowers.

Q:

In your salad?

A:

Kimchee, fresh herbs or cheese from the farmers market

Q:

Simple smoothie recipe?

A:

My current favorite: cucumber, frozen blueberries, moringa powder, almond butter, goji berries, vanilla collagen powder and water.

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Hydration strategy?

A:

Bone broth for breakfast.

Q:

Words to live by?

A:

There is much to be learned from the natural world. Slow down, look around and take note.

Q:

When you feel a cold coming on, you...

A:

Load up on mushrooms, immune-boosting herbs (astragalus and propolis), vitamins (NAC and vitamin D3), make blended soups with lots of garlic and sleep.

Q:

Weirdest wellness trend you've tried?

A:

Let's just say that there are a few different ways to use garlic...

Q:

What's sacred to you?

A:

Sharing home-cooked meals with loved ones.