The Darin Olien Show

Updated: 28 Feb 2024 • 337 episodes
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I’m Darin Olien, the “Superfood Hunter.” If you’re looking for motivation to take the next step towards a happier, healthier life then you’re in the right place. On this podcast, you’ll hear honest conversations with extraordinary people that educate and inspire me. We cover everything from nutrition and mental health to sustainable ways of living. We also dive into life's Fatal Conveniences™. These are the things that we're doing or consuming in our day-to-day life that may actually be harming us, or the Earth.

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If someone told you that their addiction was an act of self-care, what would you say?    Would you believe them - accepting that they need their addiction to keep going, or would you see an opportunity for change?    In a world where we see more of someone’s highlight reel than their struggles, it’s hard for us to see

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Have you ever thought about what your social media is showing you? And whether you’re in a dangerous echo chamber created by an algorithm?    Social media algorithms are a growing concern. And the influence they have on our lives (and potentially our health) is profound. Algorithms are designed to maximize user engagem

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Did you know that practical optimists live up to 15% longer. Why? Because from dental health to mental health, they invest in self-care top to bottom. This is the power of practical optimism, it can literally extend your life.    So if that’s not how you naturally operate…how do you train your brain to think like one? 

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Saunas have been used for over 2000 years. And whether you go traditional and opt for a dry sauna or lean into the new tech of infrared - they’re a staple of Finnish culture for good reason.    Some of the leading causes of mortality in the US and other first world countries are heart disease, stroke, alzheimer's and c

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Ayurveda has been around for over 3,000 years. It’s a deeply rooted, traditional system of Indian medicine that’s still a favored form of healthcare in large parts of the Eastern world.  It incorporates every single thing that you possibly need to know about how to create the most balanced, optimal, wonderful body, min

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It now seems impossible to hide ourselves away from electromagnetic fields. We can’t see them, we can't touch them, and most of us can't feel them…even though about 17% of the population has electrosensitivity.    But even if we don’t feel them, there’s still a biological effect - and the same goes for blue light. From

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