Kefi Life Podcast

Flourish and feel alive in mind, body and soul - the Greek way! Join radio personality Kiki Vale on
Kefi L!fe, a podcast that will enlighten listeners to discover ways to prosper in life and seize moments. The energy and essence of our episodes is to lead you to a life where all is well - Ola Kala!


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64. The Joy of Grief

64. The Joy of Grief

How do you get over the death of a loved one?  Today, shares her way of turning grief into joy.

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Today’s Lexi: 

Οικογένεια — Oikogéneia (Family)

 

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In this episode: 

The loss of a loved one is never easy.  Today Kiki shares her personal experience of the death of her beloved father Anastasios Tasso Kalliris. 

Does age affect a person’s grief?  What are the lessons learned from the person who has passed, and how did they impact the loved ones? 

Today we hear the story of a man who loved his family and worked hard to build life for them and himself.  A family business, the family, a community, love of heritage and plenty of customs and traditions all play a role in the process of this farewell. 

Listen to this episode to discover one family’s way of finding the joy of grief.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5eNtO_HfUU

 

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment: Customs and traditions add spice to an Ola Kala life!

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Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

63. How the Mind Can Make You Great in Life with Superbowl Champion Brian Allen

63. How the Mind Can Make You Great in Life with Superbowl Champion Brian Allen

Los Angeles Rams NFL player & Superbowl 56 champion, Brian Allen, spotlights 3 things which help him perform at the highest level: Train your mind; Find a balance of what makes you happy; Execute and then breathe. 

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Brian Allen

Today’s Lexi: 

Νους — Nous (Mind)

 

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In this episode: 

How does professional athlete, Brian Allen of the Los Angeles Rams, deal with the mental gymnastics of high-pressure performance?  Can we apply some of his learned skills to our routine, and what are they?

Brian tells us about the worth of discipline and the impact of developing a strong mental capacity. 

How do we get from good and great?

Plus, a zen approach to tackling pressure, and what does this high-profile football center do to center himself?

Also in this episode, Brian Allen techniques to help us with our own personal Superbowl:

  • Breathe often
  • Break it down to avoid anxiety
  • Focus on solving one problem at a time vs. 100 at a time
  • Choose to be happy
  • When you fumble, pick it back up the next day

 

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment: Face your problems head on so you can be Ola Kala, all is well.

 

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Resources:

 

Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

62. Creating Your Own Garden

62. Creating Your Own Garden

Trained master gardener Amy Cox helps you manifest your energy into the perfect garden!

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Amy Cox

Today’s Lexi: 

Σπόρος — Sporos (Seed)

 

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In this episode: 

In many parts of the United States and the world, we are in a zone of planting a garden.  The weather is changing, and the sun is brighter.  Time to manifest your energy into the garden of your dreams.

Trained master gardener Amy Cox has traveled the world living and learning about different cultures which lend a piece of what she brings to her garden life.

Upon returning from the Netherlands, Amy and her husband now thrive on five acres in Texas where she is cultivating a beautiful growing plant system.  How does her experience overseas play into this conversation?

In this episode, Amy shares the basics of wellness and how they pertain to the life of a garden and self. 

What types of gardens can you create? 

These Gardening tips apply to help one and all get started:

  • Start small
  • Ask yourself what makes you happy
  • What is practical for your garden

Create Your Own Garden, one that nourishes you inside and out!

 

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment : It’s Ola Kala when you do not bite off more than you can chew!

 

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Resources:

 

Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

61. The Best Men’s Hair Styles, Hair Cuts and Grooming to Look Healthy and Hot!

61. The Best Men’s Hair Styles, Hair Cuts and Grooming to Look Healthy and Hot!

Andreas Zafriadis – Founder Salon Buzz with the Best Men’s Hair tips including style, shape, cut and facial grooming to look healthy and hot!  

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Andreas Zafriadis

Today’s Lexi: 

Ρίζes — Rízes (Roots)

In this episode: 

Talented and savvy Hair Artist of Salon Buzz in Chicago returns to Kefi L!fe to enlighten the male population with the top tips for looking polished and well groomed. 

A native of Athens, Greece Andreas has been mastering the craft of hairdressing since moving to Chicago in 1983.  He is a master of translating ideas and visions into transformations.  He is always at the forefront of style and today he brings that cutting edge knowledge to you.

During this exciting episode Andreas tells us what constitutes a healthy head of hair.  Should men wash their hair every day and at what temperature should the water be to maintain vibrant hair?

Additional things to note for the best appearance and wellbeing:

  • Frequency of cuts
  • Styling products
  • What does an oily scalp have to do with the diet?
  • Why is the scalp important to the rest of the body?
  • Balding, grooming and gray hair

 

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment is all about Omega 3’s and Stress used correctly for Ola Kala

 

Resources:

 

Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

60. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners with Elena Paravantes RD

60. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners with Elena Paravantes RD

The Mediterranean Diet, one of the healthiest in the world, has the power to heal, energize and vitalize you.  Today, Elena Paravantes RD, makes it easy to begin the journey to cooking with the basics of this diet.  

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Elena Paravantes RD

Today’s Lexi: 

Νηστεία — Nisteía (Fasting)

In this episode: 

The Mediterranean Diet is consistently ranked as one of the healthiest diets in the world.  Featuring a perfect balance of vegetables, grains, fruit, generous portions of olive oil, and occasional servings of meat and fish, the authentic Mediterranean diet is not only healthy, it’s delicious.  This diet is straightforward and easy to follow.  Ready to get started? 

Meet Elena Paravantes, RD and clinical dietician joins Kefi L!fe from her lovely kitchen in Athens, Greece to get this exciting and fruitful cooking odyssey started.  

In this episode Elena spotlights a day in the life of a Greek meal plan, including how her background prompted her study into dietetics.

Discover the real value of olive oil and its part in the Mediterranean diet.  

What are the three staple herbs and what are the rules to selecting the tastiest vegetables?

Can frozen vegetables be good for you?

How do you store vegetables and some tips on garlic and onions.

Plus, everything about figs including a yummy recipe that taste like dessert.

Go from hating to loving vegetables with cooking tips, olive oil and herbs all in today’s episode.

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Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment is to Discover Oregano!

 

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Resources:

 

Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

59. Speed Up & Heal From Illness & Injury with Hyperbaric Therapy

59. Speed Up & Heal From Illness & Injury with Hyperbaric Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been used for decades to safely treat a wide range of conditions from wounds to sickness and low energy. Professional athletes are increasingly receiving hyperbaric to hasten recovery from joint pain torn muscles, tendons and even concussions.

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Today’s Lexi: 

Γιαούρτι — Giaoúrti (Yogurt)

In this episode: 

An ancient therapy makes itself available to you today.  Hyperbaric Therapy has the capability to treat serious and less serious illnesses with the power of oxygen. 

Sensei Scott Grove, owner of Hinsdale Fitness Club in Hinsdale, Illinois, has healed from a Hyperbaric Chamber and he now has a HBOT in his club for you.  Hyperbaric Therapy will help one heal from wounds, provide new cell and blood vessel growth and help athletes heal from concussions, contusions and brain injuries which are caused by lack of oxygen. 

Clean oxygen will filter out toxins, improve athletic performance and aid in radiation healing.

Did you know that cancer hates oxygen?  Why does this matter to us and what can we do about it?  Scott reveals the answer. 

Learn about the recommended frequency and safety of HBOT and how it can begin to heal you today!

 

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment is to keep it simple in all facets of life.

 

Resources:

 

Efxaristo (eucharisto)! Thank you, Kefi Life listeners, for helping us reach the top 5% of podcasts worldwide!

Kefi Life is now one of the top 5% most popular shows out of 2.7 million podcasts globally, as ranked by Listen Score’s estimated popularity score!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

 

Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. 

Insta: kefilife365

 

For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.

My.doterra.com/kefilife

 

Eat and Enjoy the best Kefi L!fe Extra Virgin Olive Oil when you purchase at kefilife.shop.

 

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis —  Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

 

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.