E 007: Melissa Ramos

“People relate to self-care like punishment”

As a Nutritionist focusing on Chinese Nutrition Therapy and owner of Sexy Food Therapy Inc., Melissa Ramos’ helps people feel sexy from the inside out with a focus on digestion and hormone imbalances. She is a regular expert on CTV’s The Social, has been a TED speaker and has been named one of Canada’s up-and-coming health and wellness stars by FLARE magazine. Ramos is an official health writer for Huffington Post and has appeared on CBC’s, Steven & Chris, CHUM and Virgin Radio. Her popular “Quickie” newsletter videos provide people with an opportunity to get their weekly fix by offering food, supplement and lifestyle tips in an unconventional but engaging way. Melissa’s passion is infectious and her continual dedication is to inspire, empower and motivate as many women throughout the globe.

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Some questions I asked:

  • How did you get into TCM
  • When did you start creating videos on YouTube
  • How have Instagram stories and live video change the game
  • How much of your real life do you broadcast
  • Why do we have addictions
  • Do you focus on the negative comments online
  • What did you give up to have what you have now
  • What’s your greatest asset

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why mental health makes the difference
  • How Sexy Food Therapy really got started
  • What she still uses from an old relationship
  • Her RED couch and her youtube channel
  • Her DIY solution to too much light in her kitchen
  • Her framework for creating YouTube videos
  • The Vitamix dildo story
  • Why live video is completely different to pre-recorded
  • Why we have addictions and food
  • Haters, constructive criticism and what to do with them
  • What she sacrificed in her relationship for her business
  • How she learned to love herself
  • How rituals can transform your life
  • What makers her stand out in her niche

Show Resources:

Site: SexyFoodTherapy.com
Site: Sexy Lady Balls
Instagram: @SexyFoodTherapy
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com (SFT TV)
FaceBook: Facebook.com/sexyfoodtherapy
Twitter:  @SexyFoodTherapy
Chatelaine Article: Chatelaine.com