Episode 14

Published on:

16th Feb 2024

Finely Aged Cheese Rewind: Eat, Pray, Love (and the joy of traveling on your own) with Larisa Harrington

Travel with us back to February of 2023 for this is uplifting conversation with Coach and Speaker Larisa Harrington about the 2010 movie "Eat, Pray, Love" starring Julia Roberts. There was a lot of head-nodding and mmm-hmming as we talked about self-care, and not feeling guilty about it.

Larisa Harrington, PCC, C-IAYT, is a Coach, Consultant, Trainer and Speaker specializing in mindfulness, emotional intelligence, somatic trauma healing, conscious leadership and burnout recovery & prevention. She is a Professional Certified Coach, Certified Yoga Therapist & 20-year Air Force retiree with over 2 decades of experience working in wellness & leadership (Lynne has used her coaching and it was life-changing).

Larisa began her military career in the intelligence field and then transitioned to an employee assistance role teaching leadership, well-being and resiliency to both military and civilians supporting the NSA until retiring in 2017. She started Strong By Nature, LLC while serving in the military and has committed her life to continuing to be of service to others. 

She helps successful, purpose-driven professionals continue doing meaningful work in the world without sacrificing their health. She teaches clients how to create more freedom, ease, joy and impact. 

Larisa is the owner/founder of Strong By Nature Wellness, a holistic well-being company offering coaching, healing, yoga & strategy to support purpose-driven professionals in making a bigger impact in the world without burning out. 

She is also the owner/founder of Better Execs, an executive coaching and consulting company offering support to purpose-driven organizations committed to the well-being & success of their people & their organization.


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Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarisaDelana

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About the Podcast

Fine Beats & Cheeses
with Leslie & Lynne
Fine Beats & Cheeses with Leslie & Lynne celebrates cheesy pop culture.

About your hosts

Leslie Gray Streeter

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Leslie Gray Streeter is an author, veteran journalist, and speaker whose memoir “Black Widow” was published in March 2020 by Little, Brown, and Company. She is the lifestyle columnist for the Baltimore Banner, formerly the longtime entertainment and lifestyle columnist and writer for the Palm Beach Post. A native of Baltimore, Md, and a University of Maryland graduate, she and her work have been featured in The Miami Herald, the Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlantic, the Today show, SiriusXM, O, The Oprah Magazine, and more. She lives with her son Brooks in her hometown of Baltimore. She’s a slow runner, an amateur vegan cook, and a true crime and “Law and Order” enthusiast.

Lynne Streeter Childress

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Lynne Streeter Childress is an actor, director, teaching artist, and playwright. She is the founding artistic director of Building Better People Productions, a theater for young audiences company in Annapolis, MD. Her 28-year career in professional theater includes performing at the Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, and Adventure Theatre and teaching for institutions like the Folger Shakespeare Library and Baltimore School For the Arts, where she is currently a member of the theater faculty.  Lynne has seen firsthand how theater can communicate the most important things in the clearest and most interesting of ways, especially to young people. She lives in Annapolis, MD, with her husband and son.