25: Inclusive wellness, optimistic skepticism, finding the right healing modality, and having fun with it all with Michelle Pellizzon of Holisticism

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If you are interested in personal exploration and development, wellness, and spirituality, you likely have come across Holisticism. I am elated to be chatting with Michelle Pellizzon, Founder of Holisticism, today on the podcast! We dive into Michelle’s story, how she came to build Holisticism, what wellness means and looks like to Michelle, how to find purpose, and much more.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Michelle’s health journey

  • How Michelle moved through her epilepsy diagnosis

  • Michelle’s career journey

  • How she got out of a major life rut and depression

  • How Michelle approached finding purpose

  • Why she created Holisticism and the focus on inclusivity

  • How she grew her business to a large and highly engaged community

  • How Michelle approached monetization for Holisticism

  • What wellness actually means to Michelle

  • How to audit your wellness practice and scale back

  • Trying out new modalities and finding the right practitioner for you

  • String theory

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All the deets:

  • Sign up for the newsletter and check out the talented roster of facilitators over on Holisticism (and peep at their upcoming events)

  • You can find Holisticism on Instagram at @holisticism, and Michelle’s personal account at @betterbymichelle (highly recommend her very funny stories)

  • Tag me (@saraweinreb) and Michelle/Holisticism on Instagram with your favorite takeaways from the episode!

Related episodes:

  • Episode 6: Tarot reading with Helen Miamii Moon (Holisticism facilitator)

  • Episode 19: Jungian Mental Wiring with Lauren Tisza (Holisticism facilitator)

  • Episode 21: Natal chart reading with Dani Beinstein

  • Episode 3: Human design reading with Jaclyn Michelle

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Sara Weinreb