The Naked Librarian

The Naked Librarian

Hosted by: Victoria Payne

The Naked Librarian covers impolite conversations with wellness professionals on women's health, aging gracefully, and self-acceptance.

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Episodes

Route 50: What it Means to Mindfully Turn 50

In this episode, Victoria Payne chats with her long-time friend Angie Parker Yoakum, a life coach and first-time author, who's hitting the big 5-0. They dive into how milestone birthdays are perfect times for a bit of...
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I'll Meet You There: Why Developing an Intimate Relationship with Nature Means You're Never Alone

If you're looking for more connection, calm, energy, and sense of well-being — this episode is for you.  Thank you to our podcast guest, Kai Siedenberg, a nature connection guide and ecotherapist about exploring a...
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Guided Meditation from Kai Siedenberg: Nature Connection

Bonus episode that goes with "I'll Meet You There."  Thank you to Kai Siedenburg who shares her wisdom and teaching in this short and calming meditation. Learn more about Kai at her website.
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Body Wisdom: Why You'd Rather Be Strong than Skinny

Thank you to Kim Rahir for the fantastic interview! Learn more about here here.  And a big thanks to Far West and their track 'Thunder' for the music in today's podcast. You can also visit our sponsor, Mission Flow,...
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Breaking Up with Anxiety: Why It's Not All In Your Head (It's in Your Body Too):

Thank you to Modern Aquatic for the music. Track "Laurel Leaves." And to our guest Starlyn Haneman at wholesomerebelwellness.   Speaker 1 (00:00): If you're looking for options beyond stuffing, your feelings, blowing...
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Worst Kept Secret: A Painless & Effective Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Victoria: So I heard recently that the average person has roughly 13 secrets, and this came from a researcher who studies secrecy and the effects of keeping secrets. So it's got some science behind it, but still I...
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Total Elimination: Facts & Hacks for the Poop Life of Your Dreams

  So let’s face it: talking about poop is awkward, private, embarrassing, some would even say bad manners. It’s one of those subjects that falls into the taboo category related to bodily functions and fluids like sex...
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Three Pound Universe II: How Gut Health Affects Everything, Everywhere, All the Time

This episode is the second part of an exciting (!) series on gut health. If you missed the first one, go here if you want to learn all the science.  When I set up this interview with holistic health and wellness coach...
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Three Pound Universe Part I: How Gut Health Influences Everything, Everywhere, All the Time

This edition of the Naked News is all about understanding the latest science on gut health and how it affects far more than your digestion. I'm publishing "Three Pound Universe: How Gut Health Influences Everything,...
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Hey Good Lookin': How to Get More Joy from Your Wardrobe

This episode goes deep on how to like what you wear...on a regular basis. The whole thing kicks off with a fashion inspiration story from my childhood, when getting dressed was two parts self-expression and one part...
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Delight and Disorder: What Tidiness Says & Doesn't Say About You

For the last month, I've been traveling in the land of neat and tidy folks and there's some stuff you ought to know.  In this edition of the Naked News, I take a cold hard look at the social expectations around all...
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Peanut Butter Revelation Part One

If you're like the women I know, you do a lot for everyone around you from your kids to your partner to your co-worker, friends, dog, goldfish, wild birds, etc.  But who's taking care of you?  This episode includes...
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