The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

One of the most recognized faces of daytime TV, Mara speaks with Joe De Sena in this interview about the perspective gained during her childhood growing up outside the country, her perennial struggle with being overweight and the magic of serendipity. Her goal is to end all abusive relationships, including with food. Join us this week as we explore discipline as a key to sustaining wellness.

Find what feels intrinsic to you
Travel to gain perspective
Design & organize your tools to fit your needs
Make a list of your “undoings”
End “abusive” food relationships
Cleanup your diet to be successful
It’s may not be simple but discipline is doing it whether you want to or not
Use the scale as a tool


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0:00 Joe, Sefra, the Col & Dr. Johnny introduce Mara’s episode
1:50 Tiger Balm Active Intro
2:14 Interview begins| growing up in Somalia
3:30 Growing up overseas
5:00 Gaining perspective
7:20 Going into Broadcast Journalism
9:30 Serendipity on the job hunt
11:00 Pioneering the “backpack” model of digital journalism
12:40 Navigating to new stories
14:15 It takes a village for TV production
14:50 Tiger Balm Active break
15:55 Interview returns “more focused”
17:00 “Health is relative”
18:00 What is your undoing
18:45 Having a food funeral
20:15 Cleaning up your diet
22:00 The hard times & a food cult
23:45 Filling the time with healthy endeavors
27:14 The panel discusses the interview
30:50 Tiger Balm Active close

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Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Hosts: Joe De Sena, Sefra Alexandra, Johnny Waite & Colonel Nye
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra
Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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