The game-changing tool to create confidence that no one talks about (THE BROADCAST)

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  “How do you do it, Meg?” a recently-single girlfriend asked me. She’d just been ghosted (a painful initiation back into the dating scene after nearly a decade) and was understandably discouraged by the process. “How do you keep putting yourself out there after being burned over and over again? How do you spend so […]

The Failure Factor: The Mistake These Women Made When They Launched Their Apparel Brand

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New Failure Factor episode up! Listen here or check out the Forbes article (here’s a teaser).  As I sit in the waiting area of the Primary HQ, my attention is diverted from the brightly accented office to an interaction taking place on the other side of the room: A smiling, casually dressed woman has one knee on […]

The Failure Factor is Back! Starting With Forte’s Lauren Foundos on Failing Every Day And Being A Successful First-Time Founder

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LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE READ THE ARTICLE HERE The Failure Factor is back! Awww yeah! We’re kicking things off with Lauren Foundos, who spent a decade on Wall Street before starting Forte, a boutique fitness streaming platform. A first-time founder, Foundos stresses spending wisely, building authentic partnerships, detaching from an expectation of what the company […]

Is There A Downside To The Wellness Industry? Megan Interviewed On The Healthy Maven’s Podcast

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(By Davida Kugelmass). I live and breathe wellness, but I also can recognize that perhaps sometimes I’m too “in it” to really have any perspective on the impact of my own business, both good and bad. So I filled my feed with people and messages that lifted me up. And somewhere along the way I […]

16 Areas Your Doctor May Not Check Before Prescribing Medication For Anxiety Or Depression (The Broadcast)

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“Considering your family history, I think you ought to consider antidepressants,” my doctor stated, her tone gentle yet firm as I sobbed sdfin her office. My mood had been a battle for as long as I could remember, but lately it had become particularly unbearable. Every morning I awoke to inexplicable heaviness and lethargy – […]

6 Tips For Eating Your Way to A Healthy Mind (The Daily Thymes)

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Only in recent years have we finally begun to acknowledge the connection between diet and mood. Can you believe I went through seven years of post-secondary in psychology, and there wasn’t a single lesson on nutrition for mental health? Fortunately, I had always been interested in nutrition (a silver-lining byproduct of a decade-long battle with […]

This Powerful Part of Your Brain Helps You Stick to Healthy Habits. Four Ways to Keep It in Shape. (Ritual.com)

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The power had shifted. I knew it. We’d been on six dates and were definitely at the “are you in or are you out” point. I’d gone and caught feelz and he’d backed off. The tone of our texts had changed. What had once been emoticon-punctuated questions were now short, abbreviated answers. Friggin’ consultant language. […]

7 Reasons Why The Dating System Is Broken And How To Navigate The Shit-Show (The Huffington Post)

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  Like most single people in New York, I both deplore and perpetuate the IRL version of The Bachelor that is dating in this city. I complain about the prevalence of sociopathy and erratic behavior, then date four people at once to titrate my feelings of vulnerability with a safety net of affection. I wake […]

Megan On The Food For Fitness Podcast: Disordered Eating, Anxiety, and Perfectionism

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check out my podcast interview with Scott Baptie. Obviously I don’t endorse a lot of the diet-culture messaging that’s inherent in the brand, but I admire Scott’s interest and openness in the topic and have always been a big believer in the educating vs. ostracizing 🙂. Enjoy! This episode’s guest is Megan Bruneau – a […]

An Open Letter To Wellness Media, Influencers, And The Woman Who Wants to Lose “Those Last X Pounds” (The Huffington Post)

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Warning: This article contains images of unnaturally low body weight achieved by unhealthy means that may be triggering for some.* “I can’t. I’m on a juice-cleanse. I just need to lose X pounds.” I swear to God if there’s one thing that will make me willingly leave this city, it’s hearing another group of brilliant, inspiring […]

Here Are 3 Immediate Changes Women Can Make For Career Success (FORBES)

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In my mission to help women follow their dreams, I interviewed Wendy Sachs, Author of Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot–And Relaunch Their Careers. Revealing confidently she’s been fired more than once, Sachs dubs herself the “master of the career pivot:” She’s an Emmy-award winning TV news producer who’s worked at Dateline, NBC, Fox, and CNN; […]