This or Something Better

This or Something Better

This or Something Better is a podcast dedicated to the stories of innovators and positive changemakers committed to making the world better. Each week you will hear from founders and CEOs, Olympic athletes, health and wellness professionals, authors, motivational speakers and those whose passion and work is dedicated to Something Better. Guests will provide listeners with insights, advice and inspiration on how to bring positive change to your own life, work and world.

This or Something Better is a life mantra of the host, Regan Nelson. Regan is a lifelong learner and self-development junkie, an outdoor enthusiast, and an advocate for more health-protective legislation over the personal care industry. Regan lives in Sun Valley, Idaho with her husband and daughter. Follow her adventures on Instagram @this.orsomethingbetter or connect with her on Facebook at The This or Something Better Podcast.

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Episode 109: Why Every Choice Matters with Eliza Caplan

Nov. 28, 2023

Sometimes you can do all the things to protect your health; sleeping well, exercising, eating a health diet using safer products, and you still get sick, you still get cancer. That is the story of today’s guest, Eliza Caplan…

Episode 108: How to be a More Conscious Consumer with Maggie Spicer

Nov. 21, 2023

In this week’s episode I am talking with Maggie Spicer, the founder of Source Beauty ESG, a Washington, D.C.-based advisory firm that focuses on sustainability and social impact in the beauty and personal care sector.  In a …

Episode 107: Beauty’s Sustainable Future with Mackenzie Zoppi of Bluebird Climate

Nov. 14, 2023

Have you ever thought about the environmental costs of the personal care products you use every day? It wasn’t until somewhat recently that I started learning more about this topic, mostly in part because of my work with Bea…

Episode 106: Ending the Plastic Era in Beauty with Justin Wolff of Junk Theory

Nov. 7, 2023

This is the first of 4 episodes that will cover people and companies trying to make the highly toxic and wasteful beauty industry safer and more sustainable.  The Beauty industry produces over 100 BILLION pieces of plastic e…

Episode 105: Individual Climate Action with Anna Robertson

Oct. 31, 2023

Today’s guest is Anna Robertson, co-founder of The Cool Down. You may be familiar with The Cool Down from Episode 85 with Nina Tooley. If not, the Cool Down provides educational content with not just the goal of raising awar…

Episode 104: Cultivating Sustainability with Kate Gaertner

Oct. 24, 2023

As you know, this month on the podcast, we are diving deep into the inspiring journeys of individuals who are making a significant impact in the world of climate change.  Today’s guest, Kate Gaertner, is a woman of immense a…