Grace & Grit Podcast: Helping Women Everywhere Live Happier, Healthier and More Fit Lives

Courtney Townley

The Grace and Grit Podcast takes the health fairy tale you’ve heard all your life and turns it upside down and inside out, helping women rebuild their relationship with their body once and for all. Placing the focus on love and respect, rather than the aggressive demands and unrealistic expectations that have become the norm, Courtney Townley is determined to help women mend the fabric of what is driving the female health story.

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Episode 208: How to Love your Daughter-in-Law with LeAnn Austin

I have often heard from people that the relationship between mother-in-laws and daughter-in-laws is complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. In this episode, I’m talking with LeAnn Austin about how to improve that relationship with your daughter-in-law or mother-in-law. Even if you don’t yet have an in-law, this podcast

Episode 301: The Habit of Negotiating

I have worked with a lot of women over the years who had the very best intentions to show up for themselves, but when it came time for the actual showing up part? Well… They didn’t. Breaking promises you make to yourself can become a habit. The good news? Habits

Episode 207: Why We Choose Resentment Over Guilt

For so many, resentment is a familiar choice. It feels so much more powerful than guilt–so we make it our go-to emotion. Especially for us doctor’s wives who are so used to doing so much on our own. But I have good news for you–resentment and guilt are not your

Episode 300: 10 Lessons I Learned From Producing 300 Episodes

Today’s episode of the Grace & Grit Podcast marks the 300th episode of the show. 300 episodes!!! And what a journey it has been. To celebrate this milestone (and because our theme of late has been “consistency”), I wanted to share with you 10 of the biggest lessons I have learned from

Episode 206: When Your Husband Gets Defensive

Think about how you reacted the last time your husband got defensive. Maybe you said to him, “It would have been really nice if you had come to the soccer game today.” And once you say that, you can see that he puts his guard up. Think about what you

Episode 299: 5 Habits Keeping You Stuck

Habits are your brain’s energy saving mechanism. When you repeat a pattern often enough, your brain develops a strong neural pathway so you can execute the pattern without having to think. Pretty awesome, right? Well, until it’s not. There are patterns you are repeating every day that aren’t really serving

Episode 205: Feeling Defensive

I want you to think about the last time you felt defensive. Maybe your husband questioned something you did, or your mother-in-law made a comment about how lucky you are to be married to him, or your child told you that you loved their sibling more than you love them.

Episode 298: The Power Promise

There are a lot of promises you could make to yourself in dedication to up-leveling your health and your life, but some promises are more powerful than others. In this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast, I invite you to expand the promises you are making to yourself so

Episode 204: What to Expect on a Take your Turn Strategy Session

If you’ve been listening for a while, you’ve probably heard about my Take your Turn Strategy Sessions, but you might not know exactly what that means or how they work. So in this episode, I am going to share with you what the Take your Turn Strategy Session looks like,

Episode 297: The sweet spot between structure and spontaneity.

Structure helps us live our lives in alignment with what we say we want. Spontaneity allows for creativity, adventure, and receptivity to what life has to offer us. The human brain often clings to one while neglecting the other, but we benefit from having both in our life. In this