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Eat Capture Share - a podcast for food bloggers

Aug 19, 2020

In this BONUS episode (50) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Haile Thomas, a 19-year-old wellness and compassion activist, CEO of The Happy Org., international speaker and cookbook author of Living Lively. Haile was recently featured by instagram, as well as Gary Vee and was invited to the White House by Michelle Obama back in 2013. On the podcast, we speak about how Haile has used instagram to share her message of compassion, how to be authentic and vulnerable and what it really means to go viral on social media. Here’s what else you can expect from this week’s episode….


  • Haile introduces herself

  • Haile shares where she found the courage to be vulnerable online

  • Haile talks about why she decided to expand what she shares on her instagram feed to include content beyond food

  • We discuss if disclosing more about your innermost self as a food content creator helps or hinders growth on instagram

  • We explore whether the curated instagram feed is a thing of the past

  • Haile shares how she found her own voice

  • Haile outlines how she grew an engaged and committed online community

  • We deep dive into the topic managing the allure of external validation and obtaining likes on instagram

  • Haile opens up about what it’s been like to have her content go viral on instagram

  • We speak about what role IGTV has played for Haile’s growth on instagram

  • Haile talks about how she believes we can stand out on instagram

  • Haile explains how she found her way to a vegan lifestyle

  • We chat about what it means to be BIPOC in the vegan space

  • Haile shares more about her book deal and her new book, Living Lively