Trained Podcast: Own Your Self-Care With Dr MC


Self-care isn't just about pampering yourself, it's also about prioritising all your needs—body, mind and soul. Dr MC tells us how.

Last updated: 29 June 2022
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What Self-Care Is and How to Practise it, According to Dr Theresa Melito-Conners

Trained is a podcast exploring the cutting edge of holistic fitness.

Bath bombs and face masks may feel great in the moment, but they only scratch the surface of self-care. People have body, mind and soul needs they aren't even aware of, says Theresa Melito-Conners, PhD, and it's time we showed up for them. She discovered self-care after nearly burning out at a job, went on to get her doctorate in it, then launched the website 'Dr MC's Self-Care Cabaret'. On this episode, she gives host Jaclyn Byrer a peek behind the curtain at 10 things that are essential to boosting our own wellness and happiness. She also gets honest about creating boundaries between our work and our personal lives and how to set up the next generation for self-care success. Bonus: Dr MC leads us on one of her famous guided meditations, so you can feel for yourself how even the simplest changes can make a big impact.

"It's OK to start small. And if you make one little shift or one little tweak, over time that can actually have a big impact".

Theresa Melito-Conners
PhD, self-care expert and founder of Dr MC's Self-Care Cabaret

Have a question about mindset, movement, nutrition, recovery or sleep? Have a suggestion for a guest or topic? Email Jaclyn at and she'll see what she can do.

Originally published: 16 December 2021

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