Bobby Berk: Designing A Home You Love For Your Mental Health, Benefits Of Scents & Light + Pro-Tips For Plant Parent Newbies

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In this episode, I'm joined by design expert and Emmy-nominated TV host, Bobby Berk. Bringing together his years of design experience into his first book, Right At Home, Bobby shows us just how much our environments can influence our mental and physical health - for better and for worse. From the impact of certain scents and lighting on our mood to cultivating a bedroom that facilitates optimal sleep, he gives us his pro-tips to creating a home we love living in. Plus, we talk all about imposter syndrome and how owning our talents is key to feeling confident in who we are.

Bobby Berk is a design expert & Emmy-nominated TV host known for his work on Queer Eye. He also leads his eponymous brand, which includes lifestyle destination Berk’s first book, Right at Home: How Good Design is Good for the Mind, will release September 12, 2023.

A few of my favorite things we cover this episode:

  • How your home can impact your physical and mental health.
  • The importance of having things in your home that make you happy.
  • How different smells and lighting can influence your sleep.
  • Tips for overcoming imposter syndrome.

Links to things we talked about in this episode:

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Dr. Will Cole


Credit: Photo by Max Montgomery/Courtesy of Bobby Berk

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Dr. Will Cole, DNM, IFMCP, DC is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the globe, starting one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr. Will Cole provides a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He is also the host of the popular The Art of Being Well podcast and the New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting, Ketotarian, Gut Feelings, and The Inflammation Spectrum.