Ep. 103 How to Expand Your Consciousness + Align Your Chakras With Reiki Healer Millana Snow

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Today on Almost 30, we are overjoyed and seriously honored to welcome Millana Snow, an incredibly wise Reiki Healer, Speaker, + Entrepreneur. A model and actor for over 12 years, Millana is now a meditation teacher and Founder of Serene Social + the new WellnessOfficial.co. She aims to connect with, empower, and support others as they heal themselves by expanding their consciousness in their everyday lives. In this episode, Millana’s insight on practicing and benefitting from reiki, the physical benefits of energy healing, and understanding our chakras is invaluable.


We discuss…


  • Krista’s emotional reiki session with Millana

  • Causes of energetic depletion and ways to fill up your energy container

  • That we are all vessels through which energy flows out to the world

  • Millana’s past stint as a 14-year-old witch (spellbook + all) turned Born-Again Christian

  • The concepts of reiki and chakras + how Millana began her journey as a healer

  • Millana’s real life examples of her energy healing journey + opening up chakras

  • Millana’s boyfriend who chose to work with an energy healer in the UK to heal his very serious health issue

  • That you don’t have to be in the room with someone to experience true healing

  • Our thoughts on millennials + choosing “millennial pink” as this generation’s color

  • Energy work is about maintenance

  • Meditation and spending time with yourself




Ep. 102 Menstrual Discs, Period Woes, Sexuality, and Female Entrepreneurship with Lauren Schulte, CEO + Founder of The FLEX Company

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It was such a joy + a pleasure to interview Lauren Schulte, the CEO + Founder of The FLEX Company. We totally went there in today’s episode! From how to insert the disc, to experiencing painful vaginal infections, and even chatting about the way partners (without vaginas) say they feel about supporting women through PMS symptoms - we covered it all!



Lauren shares with us how she suffered in silence with intense period pain and subsequent infections. When Lauren’s doctor informed her that tampon usage could be culpable for her chronic issues, she quit using them immediately and tried more than 30 alternative feminine hygiene products from all over the world (including the menstrual cup).


Already a successful businesswoman herself, Lauren ditched her career in Silicon Valley to meet a HUGE need in the female healthcare market. Lauren decided it was time to invest appropriate resources into creating a solution to the period woes women all around the world could identify with. A perfect storm of personal experience and business + marketing smarts, Lauren’s initiative has changed the menstruation game with the best alternative to using tampons!


We discuss…

  • FLEX - A new period product called a “menstrual disc.” Tampons and menstrual cups, by design, “plug up” the vagina (causing cramping + bloating), while menstrual discs are meant to sit higher up, much like a diaphragm

  • How FLEX can be left in for 12 hours AND you can have sex while it’s inserted - no infections or cramps!

  • The way tampons absorb all bacteria, including the GOOD bacteria, and can often lead to an imbalance (+ subsequent vaginal infections)

  • Lauren’s transition from a career in Silicon Valley to becoming the Founder + CEO of a start-up (which included taking big risks + pitching to many male investors)

  • Navigating the imposter syndrome as a female/Founder + CEO

  • Addressing challenging relationship dynamics in the workplace through open and honest conversations (Lindsey + Krista also chime in on their experiences working together on Almost 30 Podcast)

  • How to give feedback well (Hint -  ALWAYS lead with inquiry)

  • Men who feel afraid and embarrassed about not knowing how to help their girlfriends through intrusive PMS symptoms

  • Being a leader - a people and performance manager - as the Founder + CEO and, thereafter, shaping the workplace culture

  • Lauren’s TEDx talk (in the works) - She plans to present the sociological understanding that there is no such thing as “gay” or “straight,” but rather sexuality is a spectrum ( + her own experience falling in love with a woman)

  • Men embracing their feminine energy in heterosexual relationships (not necessarily being effeminate)



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Ep. 101 ‘American Vandal’ Star, Ryan O’Flanagan, Is Back To Talk About His Breakout Year in Hollywood + Share The Inspiring (And Weird) Stories That Defined It

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Our favorite guy is back by popular demand!! Ryan O'Flanagan is a supremely talented LA-based actor, writer, and comedian who has appeared on Netflix's unexpectedly hilarious "American Vandal" and Comedy Central's "Corporate,” among others! In 2017, Ryan partnered with Funny or Die to produce a series of Tourist Videos, and this April you’ll be able to watch Ryan's half-hour comedy special on Comedy Central.


Ever have days where all you want to do is laugh?  Today’s the day #almost30nation. Enjoy this super fun, long-form conversation about all things life + comedy (with a few bonus friends added into the mix).


This episode includes…

  • Updates on our favorite products right now, including Bitch Stix, pre-workout drinks such as Silver Fern (use code Almost30 for 15% off) and Revere, Four Sigmatic Lion’s Mane Elixir, this Peppermint Halo Wand, Dermalogica skin care products, Thistle meal deliveries (use promo code KRISTA308 for $20 off), and the NuFace Microcurrent Facial Toning Device. Total game-changers!

  • Ryan’s story about landing his latest role on Netflix’s “American Vandal.”

  • Free-flowing conversation about clubbing, bar fights, fleas, and bed bugs!

  • Ryan’s thoughts on moving back to NYC.

  • Post-college thoughts on all the things we’ve yet to learn.

  • Ryan’s experience shooting a Mexican commercial with Sylvester Stallone!

  • A long awaited update re: our last Recap episode! Ryan chats about his new calf tattoo and the subsequent run-in at the gym.

  • Fitness goals for 2018!

  • Lindsey’s early stint as a director at BC.




Ep. 100 Birth Control, Hormone Health + How to Cycle Sync Your Life for Optimal Health with Alisa Vitti of Flo Living

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You all have been asking for her, and now she’s here: Alisa Vitti, the author of WomanCode: Perfect Your Cycle, Amplify Your Fertility, Supercharge Your Sex Drive, and Become a Power Source + Founder of FLO Living!!


We see too many women settle for feeling just okay every single day, and it’s impacting every part of their lives – but we don’t have to settle. Alisa has revolutionized the way women view their health and sync their cycle so that we can feel un-be-lievable every single day of the month, whether you’re out with friends, working out, or spending some much-needed time with yourself. We chat about...


  • How Alisa took her health into her own hands to heal Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Nutritional changes you can make today to improve your health

  • How to manage your cycle naturally

  • All about birth control + how you can go off of it naturally

  • Exercise + eating tips that will help you feel more in tune with your cycle

  • How you can bring your partner into the conversation + make them more aware of your cycle

  • What you can do with the MyFLO app


Come join Krista, Lindsey, and Katie Dalebout (from the Let it Out Podcast) for a Journaling + Manifestation Workshop!




Ep. 99 Breathe it All in: Live Breathwork + Meditation at Lululemon feat. Intuitive Healer Jenna Reiss + Osteopathic Physician Dr. Ryan Greene

Today’s episode is a recording of the live Breathwork and Meditation event we recently held at the Lululemon in Brentwood (thank you Lulu fam!). We recommend that you listen in a place where you are able to practice the meditation and breathwork along with us.  You will will experience sensations in the body that would not be best felt in a car!


We kick off the session with an opening meditation by Jenna Reiss, an Intuitive Healer, Writer, and Breathwork Meditation Coach. Using a two-part active breathing technique, intuitive guidance, and life coaching tactics, Jenna helps us break free from old patterns and improve our everyday perspective.  Krista and Lindsey lead a Q + A with Jenna, who opens up about why meditation saved her life.


We then move from the spiritual to the scientific! Dr. Ryan Greene, an Osteopathic Physician specializing in human performance + recovery, unwraps the science behind breathwork and explains why these exercises are so beneficial, both psychologically and physiologically.  Dr. Greene also serves as principal medical advisor at Monarch Athletic Club in West Hollywood, the first private, sustainable health and wellness facility delivering traditional training services combined with physician directed, evidence-based integrative medical intervention.  Our audience was eager to learn how they could be training and recovering smarter.


You will discover...


  • How Breathwork Meditation makes you feel more like YOU

  • Why meditation doesn’t have to be so serious

  • What the 4-7-8 breathing technique is

  • How integrative medicine incorporates physical activity and mindfulness

  • Why breathwork could reduce your medical bills every year

  • How to achieve peak performance using breathwork + mindfulness



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Ep. 98 High Vibrational Beauty + Radical Self-Care with Co-Founders of CAP Beauty, Kerrilynn Pamer + Cindy DiPrima Morisse


Some people start businesses – Kerrilynn Pamer + Cindy DiPrima Morisse, Co-Founders of CAP Beauty, started a movement.  They believe in high vibrational beauty, inspired by a simple philosophy: “Beauty is Wellness. Wellness is Beauty.” These two are master curators and are committed to defining the Why in what they do. They are so clear about their mission at CAP Beauty (which we discuss), and consistently revisit that “North Star”. At their stores and online, these natural beauty powerhouses and best friends are sharing the products, practices, and knowledge that create true radiance – and we could not be more inspired by their mission. We chat about...


  • Being friends in business

  • Creating a sense of community throughout CAP Beauty

  • Getting into the holistic wellness lifestyle + sharing it with the people they care about

  • How today’s children are evolving

  • The power of plants

  • Making CAP Beauty accessible

  • Why Kerrilynn + Cindy don’t view other natural beauty brands as competitors

  • Products that Kerrilynn + Cindy swear by

  • The half-cookbook, half-ritual book that these girls just finished writing: High Vibrational Beauty: Recipes and Rituals for Radical Self-Care (releasing April 3, 2018)



Ep. 97 Sex, Consciousness + Infidelity With Relationship Coach + Teacher John Wineland- Part 2


We’re winding down the weekwith part 2 of our conversation with John Wineland, a relationship coach who leads men + women to learn, practice, and master the capacity to experience depth and intimacy that is compassionate, understanding, exciting, and truthful.


We chat about...

  • Communicating what you want so that everyone feels empowered by sex

  • When you should have sex with a potential partner (and what waiting does in our brains)

  • How your frequency you put out attracts different types of people

  • Swiping left + right

  • The secret formula for captivating men

  • The patterns in our relationships that stunt our intimacy

  • Going on a feminine cleanse

  • Navigating unfaithfulness

  • Why we get ghosted

  • #MeToo + the current state of affairs



Ep. 96 Relationship Coach + Teacher John Wineland on Creating and Sustaining the Intimacy We all Desire + The Masculine/Feminine In All Of Us - Part 1


Valentine’s Day is what it is for you this year!  Whether you are single or in a relationship, we want you to celebrate your current state of affairs!!!  There is purpose and growth living there, so trust that.


We’re celebrating with a double dose of John Wineland, a relationship coach, speaker, and teacher who leads men + women in the practices of embodied masculine leadership, spiritual intimacy, and sexual polarity.  There is a palpable integrity in John’s work--his vulnerability in exploring these questions and challenges himself make his coaching and teaching style so unique and captivating,  He is here to debunk the myth that connection and intimacy just happens.  While he outlines the specific work that needs to be done, he assures us that the process will unlock an incredible realm of possibility in your intimate relationships.


We listened to this episode a few times.  One solo, one with friends, and some of us with our partners.  Notepads out fam!  We all have something to learn here!  John discusses:


  • The masculine + feminine in all of us

  • Managing every type of relationship (not just romantic ones)

  • Why certain patterns keep coming up in our relationships

  • Why we choose who we choose

  • Metabolizing the energy that your partner puts out

  • What we are taught about intimacy and why we are unable to maintain it

  • Consciousness in a relationship

  • Infidelity/Coping with infidelity


If you’re listening to this on February 13th, 2018 + you’re near Santa Monica, come say hello at our event!