040 Launching a Product-Based Business, Getting Shelf Space in Target Stores & Working with Your BFF w/ John of Wholly Veggie!

Today, I’m chatting with Johnathan Bonnell, co-founder of the Canadian company WHOLLY VEGGIE! that makes extremely tasty, vegetable filled foods.

Whether you’re an aspiring business owner of a plant-based foodie yourself, you’ll really love this episode!

John & WHOLLY VEGGIE! co-founder David set out to understand why people weren’t eating more vegetables. People seem to really love them…in theory. But they don’t love peeling, chopping, boiling, etc. Turns out veggies are too much work and not enough taste. So that was their goal: make vegetables easy to prepare and full of taste.

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039 Living Your Purpose & Growing Your Business QUICKLY w/ Cassie Day, Founder of All Day Fit & Co-Founder of Fit Escapes

This week, I have the inspiring Cassie Day, founder of All DAY FIT on the show!

All Day Fit is committed to empowering women to become stronger, in both mind and body. They believe that fitness is not punishment - it's an opportunity to understand and challenge our bodies, learn new things, get stronger, and have fun. No matter what your fitness goals are, they are here to help you pursue them!

After graduating university, Founder Cassie Day felt lost trying to find a career that suited her personality, values, and lifestyle. It was then that one of her best friends gave her the most inspirational pep talk and told her to chase what she loved.

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037 Marlie Cohen (Fitness & Wellness Influencer) is the founder of Kale & Krunches

This week on the show I have for you an incredible interview with Marlie Cohen, who is a wellness and lifestyle expert based in Toronto. She is also the founder of the blog + Instagram account + YouTube channel called Kale & Krunches.

After struggling to stay active and eat well in her office job, Marlie found ways to keep healthy in the workplace and began sharing these tips on her social media channels under the alias, Kale and Krunches. From clean recipes and healthy food hot spots, to new workouts and the latest activewear, Marlie loves sharing her favourite products and routines with her audience. Now a full-time content creator and fitness instructor, Marlie continues to offer her tips to achieving balance and wellness with all her readers and community.

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036 Taking Over The Family Business & Lessons in Learning as you Go

Today we’re chatting with Carolyn Gummo from City Reviva, a vintage clothing shop in Prince Edward County.

Caroyln took over a family business with next to no formal business education and is navigating the journey one step at a time. Before we started recording, we chatted about impostor syndrome. Have you ever felt this?

You know that ‘who am I to be doing this’ or ‘what do I have to share that’s worthy’.

Carolyn literally said to me before the show that she wasn’t sure she was necessarily the right person for the show… but of course, I begged to differ. I am thrilled to be able to highlight someone who is pushing their comfort zones, learning along the path, and navigating the impostor syndrome each and every day.

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034 Bootcamps for Change Founder Katie Heggtveit is Changing the Way We View Street Youth with Her Organization

Katie Heggtveit is the youngest visionary we've featured on the show!

She also might be the busiest, most driven woman you've EVER listened to on a podcast. Prepare to be inspired!

Katie runs her Toronto-based charity, Bootcamps for Change, while studying at Ryerson University full time. Bootcamps for Change was born after nutrition and fitness saved her life at the age of 13….

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032 The Story of Apple Falls Cider: Amelia went from Orchard Employee to Craft Cider Business Owner!

Amelia and Matt have been making hard cider since 2012, after they fell in love with the beverage in London, England. After successfully completing their post-secondary education, Matt and Amelia visited London, England. While they were exploring the culture in London, they stumbled upon traditional hard apple cider. From then on, they were hooked.

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031 Top YouTuber Nikole Goncalves of HealthNut Nutrition Shares How She Grew her Community to 400,000+ People!

Today on the podcast I am chatting with Nikole Goncalves from HealthNut Nutrition!

Nikole is the face behind one of the top leading healthy food and lifestyle YouTube channels in Canada called HealthNut Nutrition-- with a following of over 400K subscribers and over 26 million views.

She's a passionate "health nut" who inspires her viewers to live an active, healthy and balanced lifestyle by showing how easy and delicious it can be.

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030 Well To Do is Your 1 Stop (Online) Shop for ALL THINGS WELLNESS

Well To Do is Your 1 Stop (Online) Shop for ALL THINGS WELLNESS.

This week on the show I’m interviewing Eme & Alyssa from Well To Do Canada.

As we know, There's a lot of amazing stuff going on in the wellness scene these days... but where do you go to stay on top of it all?

That's where Well To Do comes in!

Well To Do is all about being your go-to for the latest and greatest in everything fitness, nutrition and wellness that Toronto has to offer.

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025 Zen & Tonic Wellness Clinic: How to Start a Business, Leaving Your Corporate Job, Memorable Logo Design & MORE

This week on the show I’m chatting with April + Edward from Zen & Tonic Wellness Clinic,

Zen & Tonic is a wellness space located in Toronto that began in 2016 when April & Edward decided to follow their dreams and turn their passion for wellness into a beautiful community hub.

They both shared the deep desire to educate individuals on the power of natural medicine, and ultimately, make a positive difference. So, With similar intentions, they set out on a journey to help others lead healthier, happier lives through a wellness space called Zen & Tonic.

Their philosophy is about the use of both Eastern and Western modalities for treatments and the effectiveness of your healing. The synergistic healing powers of these alternative therapies will help propel your journey back to balance.

Be sure to check out the show notes at www.kelseyreidl.com for photos of the space and a great recap of the podcast.

If you’e EVER thought about starting your own health space, wellness clinic, or fitness studio - I would highly recommend listening to this podcast or sharing it with a friend.

We chat about: Entrepreneurship, their East meets West philosophy, why April decided to leave her corporate job in pursuit of Zen & Tonic, and SO MUCH MORE!

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I can’t believe I’ve been at this ‘podcast thing’ for six months. I knew I’d love it, but had no idea how much. I feel really grateful that I get to do this work and share it with you all.

I can truly say that I've learned SO MUCH from launching + hosting this weekly show, and I've learned even more from my weekly conversations and interviews with my visionary guests. Everyone has such a unique and powerful message.

Today on the show, I’m celebrating this exciting 6 month milestone in my own Visionary Life by recapping what the last 6 months have looked like, what to expect in the coming 6 months, and announcing a very special GIVEAWAY!

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023 The "Anything But Average" Approach of a Boutique Communications Agency Called Pineapple Collective

Visionaries Emma Andres & Lynsey Walker are the founders of a boutique communications agency called Pineapple Collective. The two of them came from career-backgrounds in education, sales and marketing within the natural health industry; and after years working for other top health brands, they decided to step out on their own, combine over 10+ years of experience, and launch Pineapple Collective.

Pineapple Collective is an agency unlike the others: their 'anything but average approach' is recognizable in everything they put their stamp on!

This interview is a true inspiration if you’ve ever wanted to explore how your passions and your business can beautifully flow together. I am so proud of what they have created in just a few short years, and can't wait for everyone to get a taste of Pineapple in their mouth (or ears?)!

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Melissa Condotta Opened an Apothecary & Has Built a Retail + Online Business Selling Botanical Creations

When big city life didn’t feel conducive to Melissa Condotta's next steps, she and her partner packed up their Toronto condo to begin a new life near The County, and they’ve never looked back.

Her husband Sunny runs The Dog Parc (a really neat dog psychology and rehabilitation center - check it out), and Melissa spends her days crafting products for Sunday’s Company, which started as a side project back when she lived in Toronto between her and a good friend and they worked on it on, you guessed it, Sunday’s.

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