Essentially You: Empowering You On Your Health & Wellness Journey With Safe, Natural & Effective Solutions

By Dr. Mariza Snyder

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Essentially You is all about reinventing your health with safer, more effective natural solutions and powerful lifestyle changes so you can become the CEO of your health. Host Dr. Mariza Snyder provides you with natural remedies, protocols, and effective solutions for women, both from her own knowledge and expertise on the topic, as well as through conversations with many of the leading health practitioners, researchers and experts today. These episodes will leave you feeling empowered to become the CEO of your health and make educated decisions about you and your family's physical and emotional wellbeing.

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109: How to Tune In & Trust Your Inner Wisdom to Heal Your Body and Live Your Best Life w/ Melissa Kathryn
45:15

What we're talking about in this episode

  • Practices to help you learn how to trust your body again 
  • Why you should listen and trust in the little voices in your head 
  • The importance of taking the time to journal and sit in your stillness
  • How to get the chaos out of your head and examine your own patterns
  • Strengthening the muscle to actually listen to yourself and ask for guidance

 

Episode Summary

Tuning into your inner wisdom takes some practice, but can result in you healing your body and living your best life. By learning how to listen and trust in your inner wisdom you can make peace with food, your body and yourself. 

Melissa Kathryn knows the power of inner wisdom all too well after thyroid cancer brought her to her knees and influenced her to live life differently. Melissa now focuses on healing emotional eating and trauma through hypnotherapy and other natural remedies to help you thrive in a body that you love. 

Today Melissa is here to encourage you to become an advocate for yourself by tapping into your own innate senses and trusting in the way the Universe is guiding you. Melissa believes that we are all reflections of each other and simply asking for guidance can result in finding answers in unexpected places. 

If you are struggling to get into a flow and give up a bit of control, Melissa is here to provide simple and practical ways to find the answers you are searching for inside of yourself. 

Are you ready to trust in your inner magic and let it bleed out for the world to see? Share how you are learning to connect with your body and tap into your own wisdom in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“And thats when it really hit me, the severity, and how lucky I was to trust myself and be in that space and to trust it even when it did not make sense.” (12:15)

“Let go of control. Control is the masculine, so when we actually start to release we allow the body to relax and we allow the divine to step in and support us.” (21:14)

“Everyone on Earth is a messenger, and were all sending messages and giving messages to each other, answering the very things we are asking for guidance for.” (25:32)

“You will start to see that you are getting guidance everywhere. The trick is not to second guess it and ask five more people!” (35:45)

“Follow the golden nuggets, don't question them, they are in front of you and there is a reason, you have to just pursue. If its a desire its meant for you.” (37:02)

 

Resources Mentioned

How To End Sabotage, Have Lasting Weight Loss and Be Free from Food

How To Tap Into Your Guides and Angels

Melissa Kathryn Website

The Wholeness Podcast

Follow Melissa on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jul 19, 2019
108: What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You About Endometriosis & How to Treat It Naturally w/ Dr. Mariza
28:33

What we're talking about in this episode

  • Exposing the irresponsibility found in diagnosis and treatment in the health care system
  • Understanding the complexity, causes and treatment options of Endometriosis 
  • The importance of creating an autoimmune based anti-inflammatory diet 
  • Essential oil recommendations to manage your symptoms and create hormone balance
  • How to promote your reproductive healing and fertility with castor and essential oils

 

Episode Summary

There is a good chance that your doctor isn’t telling you all that you need to know about endometriosis. Endometriosis is not like other period problems and is actually more accurately described as an inflammatory or auto-immune disease rather than a reproductive one. 

Because of the negligence in our healthcare system, many women don't fully understand this disease and even fewer know how to treat it naturally. That’s why this episode is all about addressing your reproductive system head-on with natural solutions like essential oils, self-care techniques, and nutrition to help reverse and manage your symptoms.

Traditional hormonal suppression treatment can wreak havoc on your body and leave you feeling even more confused and hurting. By avoiding the right types of foods, decreasing inflammation in the body and supporting your hormones naturally, you can relieve your discomfort and create hormone synergy. 

Are you ready to learn specific recommendations, supplements and essential oils to address your endometriosis and treat yourself naturally? Share how endometriosis has impacted your life in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

 “What I wanted to talk about today was natural treatments of Endometriosis, and I have a lot of things I am excited to share.” (8:34)

“Hormone balancing oils can be used to not only help create hormone synergy but reduce the amount of inflammation that is going on.” (17:16)

“I recognize that every single person, you are on your own wellness journey. Somethings are going to work better for you than it is for others.” (25:16)

 

Resources Mentioned

EY 086: Maya Dusenbery

Follow Dr. Mariza’s Virtual Book Club on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jul 16, 2019
107: How to Jump Start Your Workout if You Struggle with Hashimoto's w/ Dr. Emily Kiberd
37:18

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • What you could be doing to gain an abundance of energy in the morning
  • Understanding the role stress hormones play in your ability to drop calories
  • The importance of weight training when dealing with autoimmunity 
  • Tips to get your body moving even when you aren't feeling your best
  • How Hashimoto’s impacts your muscle quality, tendon turnover, and metabolism

 

Episode Summary

If you have significant fatigue, adrenal issues or don't have enough energy to get through the day, the way you are moving your body could be to blame. Those of us who struggle with Hashimoto’s, chronic fatigue and other autoimmunities can have a difficult time when working out, which is why I have brought Dr. Emily Kiberd onto today's episode. 

The founder of Urban Wellness Clinic and the Thyroid Strong program, Emily is an expert in learning how to move your body when you aren't feeling your best. If you are looking for a way to jumpstart your workout when dealing with Hashimoto’s or other chronic conditions, Emily is here to provide ways that you can feel strong and confident in your body again. 

If you are uncertain about the important role strength training plays in your metabolism, cardiovascular health, hormone functioning and more, this episode is for you. Feeling burned out and depleted after exercise does not have to be your new normal, and with a few simple steps, you can use weight training to be better at life and reverse your symptoms.

How has your Hashimoto’s diagnosis impacted the way you work out? Share in the comments on the episode page

 

Quotes

“I’ve always been you know, New York ‘work hard play hard’, and I would just burn myself out and cause Hashimoto flare-ups basically. So I took a step back and I was like okay, how can I do this smarter?” (11:11)

“Training someone with Hashimoto’s, you have to cue them and dial their program in differently than just the typical traditional person.” (19:27)

“Starting to change the mindset of ‘I am going to in and kill it’, versus ‘I’m going to turn on all the right muscles, do functional compound, full body movements’… that's working out smarter not just necessarily as hard as we can.” (24:00)

 

Resources Mentioned

Download your free Strong Guide Here

Join the Thyroid Strong Online Program Here

Urban Wellness Clinic Website

Dr. Emily Kiberd Website

Follow Dr. Emily Kiberd on Facebook | Instagram

Muscle Medicine Podcast

EY 055: Why Women of All Ages Should be Weight Training

EY 062: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

Follow Dr. Mariza’s Virtual Book Club on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Keep up with everything Dr. Mariza

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Jul 12, 2019
106: Never Fear Breast Cancer Again w/ Dr. Veronique Desaulniers
42:41

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Dismissing the myths and misconceptions around breast cancer
  • Steps you can take to act preventively and support your health long term
  • The importance of breast self-exams and being in touch with your body 
  • Understanding the role environment, nutrition, lifestyle and genetics play in cancer
  • Real actionable tips to move the needle in your direction and dismiss your fear

 

Episode Summary

Each and every one of us has been affected by cancer in some way. Dr. Veronique Desaulniers is a breast cancer survivor and breast cancer expert who is passionate about bringing simple, easy steps to those looking for natural approaches to healing the body. Dr. V created the 7 Essential System, to give women a step by step education program to prevent disease and create naturally vibrating health. 

The 7 Essential System has been used by thousands of women in 41 countries to work towards the goal of never fearing cancer again. Through lifestyle, environment and nutritional changes, Dr. V has harnessed the best in evidence-based natural medicine to end the stigma around cancer once and for all.

Dr. V is determined to help people stop living in fear and start embracing the control you have over your own body. It is up to you, and only you, to create a space that rejects cancer and embraces holistic living. 

If you or someone you love is looking for a natural approach to healing the body, this episode is for you. Who are you looking forward to sharing this episode with? Tag them in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“How do we eat an elephant? One bite at a time. So I just broke everything down into 7 easy steps.” (10:20)

“One of the biggest joys I have is when we post our retreats or I get emails and we see them come to our community they are like deer in headlights. They are scared, they don't know who to trust, is this going to work, and once they get into the process and flow of things they just transform in front of your eyes.” (16:30)

“If you understand the power of food and lifestyle on your gene expression, there is no more fear of breast cancer or any disease for that matter.” (23:32)

“Any disease that you have been diagnosed with, you can apply the 7 Essentials and learn to heal your body, because its all the same root cause.” (33:06)

 

Resources Mentioned

Seven Triggers Of Cancer - Free Chapter

Breast Cancer Conqueror Website

Never Fear Breast Cancer Again with the 7 Essential System 

Heal Breast Cancer Naturally by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

Follow Dr. V on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

MammCare Foundation Website

EY 040: Chris Wark

Get the Essential Oil Hormone Solution Here

Follow Dr. Mariza’s Virtual Book Club on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jul 09, 2019
105: What If Your Thyroid Actually Is Your Problem? w/ McCall McPherson PA
51:38

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • The importance of empowering yourself with knowledge to manage your own care
  • What to do if you feel like your thyroid medication isn't working
  • Why the ‘normal levels’ you hear at the doctor's office are not reliable or accurate
  • Tips to get decent objective measurements of your thyroid hormones 
  • How autoimmunity and slow thyroid degradation are driven by the same root causes

 

Episode Summary

If you are a woman, especially with children, the question is not if you will be touched by a thyroid condition, but when. McCall McPherson PA has become a passionate thyroid expert by way of being a thyroid patient and believes that the commonalities of thyroid issues for women can be healed with the right information. 

Proper thyroid care is possible when you know what to look for, and can completely eliminate your thyroid symptoms. Even if your doctor tells you that your panels are within ‘normal’, your body could still be attacking your thyroid without you knowing it. 

Learn what exactly to look for in your lab results and what tests to ask for, how to identify the driving factors of hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's and ways to navigate the medical space and advocate for yourself. When you know what to look for, you can pay attention to the small details and get your life back for good. 

So many women deal with thyroid symptoms when in reality there is just no need for it. McCall is dedicated to perfecting thyroid treatment and eliminating these unnecessary symptoms for good.

Are you ready to get to the source of your thyroid issues by equipping yourself with the knowledge you need? Share what you learned from the thyroid guru McCall McPherson in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“Many many years later, between my own personal experience and my knack for thyroid and hormones, now thyroid is my jam. Now I am the founder of Modern Thyroid Clinic which now I get to actually give patients their lives back every day, so it’s kind of a cool full circle thing.” (12:30)

“The sooner you can tune into your symptoms and tune into what to look out for and how to advocate for yourself, the sooner your symptoms will be solved and your mystery will be solved.” (17:47)

“My whole saying in my practice, and even now for Thyroid Nation, is there is no reason to still have thyroid symptoms, and I really believe that there isn't. And that is the goal.” (25:34)

“If I can get everyone into all of these labs into these very extremely narrow margins, it's like a light switch comes on, and people get their lives back.” (33:03)

 

Resources Mentioned

Free Thyroid Lab Guide

Thyroid Nation Website

Modern Thyroid Clinic Website

McCall McPherson Website

Get the Essential Oil Hormone Solution Here

Follow Dr. Mariza’s Virtual Book Club on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jul 05, 2019
104: What Exercise and Nutrition Advice is Best For Your Hormones w/ Sarah Fragoso & Dr. Brooke Kalanick
50:10

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding how your hormones impact your immune system and inflammation 
  • Ways to implement a stress reduction plan without it becoming stressful 
  • Why you should stop blaming yourself for your past programs not working 
  • How a histamine intolerance could be sabotaging you without you knowing it
  • Signs that your cortisol, thyroid or insulin may be off balance and how to fix them

 

Episode Summary

Answer honestly, when was the last time you felt hangry? You know that intense anger that can take over your mind and body until you sustain yourself with something to eat? This could be caused by a trio of hormones known as cortisol, insulin and thyroid hormones. While they aren't the sexiest hormones out there, they can be game changers when getting to the bottom of the root causes of your symptoms. 

Sarah Fragoso and Dr. Brooke Kalanick combined their backgrounds in strength and wellness coaching and naturopathic and functional medicine to write the new book Hangry. Through the book, they set up pillars of mindset and healthy habits to provide you a sustainable guide to your hormones that you can refer back to for the rest of your life. Today they are here to share some of this knowledge with us to help you turn things around when you need it most. 

Every woman has a unique hormonal system, which is why Sarah and Dr. Brooke created a fully customizable plan that addresses everything from mindset to strength training protocols. Learn how to walk the line of your delicate hormonal imbalances, where to start looking for answers within your own body, and specific signs that your hormones may be off balance. 

Sarah and Dr. Brooke believe in silencing the mass amounts of information that is available to help you narrow in on what is going to work for you. By harnessing radical acceptance and self-respect you can find power in your ability to make choices that support your hormones. 

Are you ready to stop being hangry and start being happy instead? Share what you learned today in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“I really just wanted to focus on women like me, who had had their hormones go crazy, and feel like their body is betraying them and their hormones hate them, and giving them more tools to solve those problems.” (10:56) - Dr. Brooke

“Figure out from there, from a place of radical acceptance and respect for yourself and love for where you are right now, to help turn your health around without being ashamed or beating yourself up over where you may have landed.” (16:04) - Sarah

“Any woman out there confused about your supplements or feel worse, just get a little help. Because there is a lot of help to be had there in the supplement world which can be really powerful medicines when we use them right.” (24:30) - Dr. Brooke

“Women's hormones are changing all the time. They are different every day, they are certainly different week to week and they are very different decade to decade. And that is a really amazing thing that happens to us, and there are times when it feels really frustrating.” (30:03) - Sarah

 

Resources Mentioned

Order Hangry Here

Sarah and Dr. Brooke’s Website

The Sarah and Dr. Brooke Show

Take the Hormone Quizzes Here

20 Page Free Histamine Guide - Hangry Book Bonus

Get the Essential Oil Hormone Solution Here

Follow Dr. Mariza’s Virtual Book Club on Facebook | Instagram

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Keep up with everything Dr. Mariza

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Jul 02, 2019
103: CBD Oil: Everyday Secrets and Misconceptions w/ Gretchen Lidicker
46:45

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding the differences and similarities between THC and CBD
  • How to navigate the legal gray area surrounding recreational cannabis use
  • Ways to harness the essential oil terpenes in hemp and cannabis
  • A look into the scientific research going into CBD and cannabis therapy
  • What you as a consumer should be wary of when it comes to CBD products

 

Episode Summary

Chances are you have heard lots about CBD oil, and I bet that a lot of what you have been told is false. That is why I have Gretchen Lidicker, author of the new book, CBD Oil Everyday Secrets, here today to clear up some common misconceptions about CBD. 

CBD can be used to prevent, manage and treat certain chronic conditions and provides all of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis without impairing you. Due to the sheer mass of information out there however, it can be a bit tricky to navigate. Gretchen is here to sort out myth from reality when it comes to CBD and help guide you in the direction that is right for you.

Symptoms of anxiety, Alzheimers, fertility and more can all be improved with CBD products, when you know what to look for. Learn how to know if you have a high-quality or low-quality product, what dosage you should start out with, experience the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits of this miracle oil, and so much more.

We are just starting to figure out how the endocannabinoid system works in the body and how we can leverage it to create powerful changes with natural substances, and the results are very promising. With experts like Gretchen, we can bridge the gap between the mind and the body to find true natural healing. 

Have you experimented with CBD before? How has it helped alleviate your symptoms? Share with us in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“You really need to get familiar with asking for the lab tests, even knowing how to read a certificate of analysis is really good for consumers to be able to do.” (15:01)

“There are studies that position cannabinoids, like CBD, as having the potential to represent a whole new class of anti-inflammatory drugs or medication or remedies. That to me is the most exciting.” (19:26)

“I have been in this herbs and supplements and wellness world for a long time, and there is no miracle anything. There are things that really do work, but it really does take you investing in your health in more ways than one.” (28:32)

“There's a lot we still don't know, there's a lot to learn. But when you compare the potential of these to the side effects we are currently experiencing from drugs and pharmaceuticals, it's like let's lean in into this and really figure out what they can do.” (38:39)

 

Resources Mentioned

CBD Oil Everyday Secrets by Gretchen Lidicker

Gretchen Lidicker Website

Follow Gretchen on Instagram | LinkedIn 

SuperGood Hemp 

Hemple

Care By Design

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jun 28, 2019
102: Why Brushing Your Teeth Is Hazardous To Your Health w/ Trina Felber
52:54

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How to heal your digestive microbiome through your oral health
  • Using bad breath and sensitivity as markers for a healthy mouth microbiome
  • Understanding what ingredients you need for optimal oral health and wellness
  • Tools to create an alkaline environment to repair your enamel and minerals
  • What sets Dirty Mouth Toothpowder apart from other natural toothpaste

 

Episode Summary

We’ve all heard about the importance of creating a healthy microbiome inside of our guts, but what about your mouth? Your mouth is the gatekeeper to the rest of your internal health, which is why it is essential to create a healthy mouth microbiome. After 25 years as a registered nurse, Trina Felber realized that the products we are using in our mouths are sabotaging our health without us even realizing, and set out to help others avoid toxic products and create a healthy mouth.

It may sound crazy, but brushing your teeth could be hazardous to your health. It is all about using the right products to create a healthy mouth that can impact your overall health. Today Trina geeks out over the science behind brushing our teeth, why the products you are using could be doing more harm than good, and explains what two things you should be looking for when finding a product to assist your saliva in cleaning your teeth.

A healthy mouth microbiome can lead to reduced inflammation, healed digestive issues, and an overall sense of feeling well. The environment created in your mouth is the first indicator of your total body health and an incredibly important aspect of the way you live your life.

Are you ready to biohack your dental health and fix your microbiome from the source? Share what you learned on this information filled episode in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“If you can save the enamel and prevent the bacteria that causes gingivitis, it is a game changer for your health.” (10:57)

“The ADA has us all convinced, and so does every dentist, that you have to brush your teeth to clean them, and that’s completely false. If you have healthy microbiome inside of your mouth and you make good saliva… after you eat your saliva washes away the food and cleans your teeth.” (20:35)

“We are so programmed to be sick inside our mouth and expect wellness inside our body when we don't have the start of the immune system, this is our armor inside of our mouth.” (32:17)

“Its because we have been brainwashed for so long to believe what we are using is helping us, when it is actually creating cavities, gingivitis, heart disease and internal disasters of your health.” (44:01)

 

Resources Mentioned

Get 50% Off the LED Teeth Whitener Here

Save $10 Off Your Dental Starter Kit Here: Use Promo Code: ESSENTIALLY10

Primal Life Organics Website

Primal Life Organics Toothpowder

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jun 25, 2019
101: The Real Root Causes of Hormone Dysfunction w/ Vivica Menegaz
56:09

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Breaking the chain between hormones and nutrition to heal your symptoms
  • Dismissing the misconceptions around what is normal in women's health
  • Learn the true superfoods of the world and how to harness them
  • How to modify ketosis to fit your individual lifestyle needs in a healthy way
  • The importance of finding the motivation to change before you become desperate

 

Episode Summary

In order for you to truly heal and maintain sustainable health, you must nourish your body by feeding it real food that it can put to work to rebuild your organs and glands. Vivica Menegaz has been managing her health naturally since her childhood growing up on the coast of Italy. After struggling with her own health struggles she realized the connection between these common hormonal issues and decided to take her knowledge to the masses.

It takes an understanding of your physiological and energetic stressors, the willingness to accept a new mindset and lifestyle, and the ability to stop denying your intuition, but with a little hard work, anything is possible. This information-packed episode is your guide to creating your own unique hormone profile and getting to the root cause of your hormone issues once and for all.

Vivica believes in using all of the tools of nutrition, including ketosis and paleo, to create a holistic picture of healing for each specific person which can truly create miracles even in the most difficult of cases. It is definitely possible to do keto wrong in a lot of different ways, so Vivica is here to provide the resources to help you harness the powers of ketosis without obsessing over calories and diet rules. Plus, learn ways to approach your mindset, patterns of self-sabotaging, and more.

Food is the best medicine that we have, so why not leverage its power to naturally heal yourself and start living the life you deserve? Share how you use food to approach your healing in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“When I found the ketogenic diet I really fell in love with this tool because I thought it was an immensely valuable tool to restore and repair metabolism.” (13:45)

“The physical stressors are real, they are present. But what enabled the body to take them in? What pretty much told our body to take on those toxins is the emotional toxins and the mindset.” (25:36)

“With the right mindset, there are ways of doing keto where you can still have all the benefits of ketosis without having to necessarily obsess about it or make it all about the macros.” (28:00)

“Reclaiming our intuition that something is not right in our body is going to be the best thing that we can do to listen to that voice that knows when things are off.” (49:42)

 

Resources Mentioned

The Nourished Caveman Website

The Nourished Caveman Podcast Free Download

Follow The Nourished Caveman on Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

The Keto Paleo Life Video Series

Doctors Blunders Video Series

EY 100: Dr. Mariza

EY 095: Dr. William Li

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution

 

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The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jun 21, 2019
100: Why Food Is Key to Balancing Your Hormones Plus How to Treat Key Nutrient Deficiencies w/ Dr. Mariza Snyder
38:36

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Key foods that will balance your hormones naturally
  • Why nutrient deficiencies may be the root cause to hormone imbalance
  • My top nutrients for thyroid, PMS and fatigue
  • Which green smoothie you should be drinking to support your liver
  • How to begin to balance your hormones naturally with food
  • Keeping your hormones supported during times of fluctuation with nutritional tools

 

Episode Summary

Today is a MAJOR milestone that I am so excited to celebrate with you.

This is the 100th episode on the Essentially You podcast and we have officially reached 500,000 downloads!

My heart swells with so much gratitude for having you a part of this women’s health journey. When I came up with the idea to create this podcast, I had you in mind.

I am committed more than ever to give you what you want and need on this podcast. Since February this year, I have spoken with thousands of women and listened to their stories.

It breaks my heart to hear that women are being dismissed and told that they will have to simply live with their symptoms.

Your symptoms are valid and I’m here to advocate for you on your hormone journey.

How does food influence your life? It's hard to comprehend just how much food impacts everything that we do from social events to nights at home. However food is also medicine, and it is one of the most important ways that you can impact your hormone health, energy levels, and overall well-being.

Today I break down the Top 10 ways to leverage food to rebalance your body, reset your hormones and feel functionally better over time, because who doesn't want that? When you know how to eat for your body, take care of yourself and use essential oils properly, you can turn your symptoms around and heal your body on a cellular level.

Join me on this milestone episode to learn what foods can help your hormone health and address some key nutrient deficiencies you might not even know you have. Learn easy rituals to jump-start your digestive system, which foods you should be eating to metabolize fat and increase your energy, and how to fuel your gut with good bacteria and nutritional supplements to fix the root causes of your issues.

Food and self-care can turn your life around, and when you learn what is going on with your body you can find the best approach to help. Are you ready to protect and support your hormones through nutritional and delicious natural remedies? Share your favorite tip from this episode in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“Self-care is a non-negotiable, practically it's necessary for survival.” (4:54)

“In my research, I discovered a trifecta for losing stubborn weight, boosting energy and focus and getting deep restful sleep so your body can recover.” (9:23)

“Now its no surprise that nutrient deficiencies are a root cause of disease in the body, especially when it comes to our chemical messengers, aka our hormones.” (25:26)

 

Resources Mentioned

Get Dr. Mariza’s Detox EO Blends + Recipes Here

Top 11 Supplements for Hormone Balance Guide

Order The Essential Oils Hormone Solution

Essentially You #95: Dr. William Li

Essentially You #16: Magdalena Wszelaki

Essentially You #12: Summer Bock

Essentially You #50: Loving Your Liver

Essentially You #88: My Hashimoto’s Diagnosis

The Anit-Oxidant Counter by Dr. Mariza

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Jun 18, 2019
099: Learn How to Not Just "Cope" or "Manage" Anxiety, But Truly Say Goodbye to Anxiety For Good w/ Stephanie Dalfonzo
44:16

 What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Profoundly simple techniques to empty your stress bucket on a daily basis
  • How to effectively replace your medical prescriptions like Prozac with gratitude
  • Analyzing how the progression of technology is negatively impacting our youth
  • Determining if the root cause of your anxiety is from adverse childhood experiences
  • Strategies to help you reset without disrupting your day or taking too much time

 

Episode Summary

Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States, with 75% of Americans experiencing anxiety at least once a month? Anxiousness has become the most crippling manifestation of stress and overwhelm in history, but it is not a life sentence.

Stephanie Dalfonzo has spent the past 20 years of her life researching anxiety and has become the anxiety expert sharing her knowledge during speaking events and in her new book, Goodbye Anxiety Hello Freedom. After dealing with anxiety and insomnia herself, Stephanie discovered natural and holistic ways to say goodbye to anxiety for good and is sharing her secrets with us today.

Natural, holistic and scientifically proven ways to overcome anxiety are on the docket today as we learn ways to bring calm into your life easier on a daily basis. Learn the connection between insomnia, anxiety and stress, the separate but powerful uses of meditation and mindfulness, how to adapt your neuroplasticity to respond to anxiety in a new way, plus so much more.

Even if you only have a few seconds every day, that is still enough to heal from the anxiety of past or present. Stephanie is all about creating the easiest and most straight forward paths to healing from anxiety and helping you get back to the present moment.

A wealth of knowledge providing techniques and expertise in a field that is a major concern for many of us, Stephanie is an incredible inspiration and proof that you can bring calm into your life simply and effectively. Who are you most excited to share this episode with? Tag them in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

 

“Our kids, our teens, our young adults are experiencing levels of stress and anxiety like we have never seen before. And I could get on a soapbox and say why that is, instead I really just say, ‘let me teach you some very simple ways to calm anxiety’ and they are so so simple.” (11:06)

“We can't control what goes on around us, what we can control is whether we react or respond to it.” (16:19)

“Like any habit at first it takes a conscious effort, but after only a short while it can be like ‘oh, this is now how I just naturally am’.” (22:33)

“For me, gratitude is a game changer. We’ve got those same thoughts every day, and a lot of them are negative. With gratitude, we are training our brain to look for the positive.” (38:42)

 

Resources Mentioned

Goodbye Anxiety Hello Freedom by Stephanie Dalfonzo

Stephanie Dalfonzo Website

Follow Stephanie on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn

Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Questionnaire

 

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Jun 14, 2019
098: How To Overcome The Hidden Internal Stress In Our Body w/ Shelley Gawith
47:47

 

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Why you need to address the hidden internal stresses that you don't even think about
  • How to discover what kind of hidden stressors are going on inside your body
  • What you should be looking at in your gut to fix your chronic fatigue
  • Becoming more conscious around your meal time and mindfulness exercises
  • Simple ways to get the most out of your meals and make digestion easier

 

Episode Summary

Shelley Gawith’s life came crashing down around her when she lost her cognitive function and the ability to leave the house and received no answers from doctors.

Frustrated by her blanket diagnosis of chronic fatigue system, Shelley decided to empower herself with knowledge through the little energy she had and started to see major changes in her health.

Now a functional nutritionist, Shelley works with her clients to get to the underlying root causes of health symptoms. Today Shelley shares her inspirational story with us and provides a comprehensive look at the internal stresses that could be playing a major role in your health journey without you even realizing it.

While we often analyze our external stresses like your job or relationship, it is the internal stresses going on inside your body that could be making the major impact. Learn exactly what is going on inside your body when it comes to digestion, and how to take your collection of symptoms from confusing to healing through nutrition.

Shelley is here to help you gain a sense of what is going on inside your body so that you can find the foods that help you feel better. Hidden internal stressors can feel overwhelming, but with the knowledge Shelley shares today, you can support your body and target what needs to change.

Do you think that internal stressors could be the culprit of your symptoms? Share with us in the comments section!

 

Quotes

 “The amount of internal stresses in our bodies that we don't even think about, we could have so much control over them, that really empowers us to take back our health.” (6:46)

“While my external environment was peaceful and seemed relaxed and no stress going on, my internal environment, which I was with all day every day because its part of my body, that was what was really stressing out my system and overloading my whole body and what was stopping me from being able to get better.” (10:24)

“I was just keeping my body in a state of not being able to heal, innocently! I had no idea, I had no understanding, I didn't realize, I thought that I was doing everything right.” (17:17)

“We all know that our brains talk to our stomachs and our guts. But what science has really worked on now is that our guts talk back to our brains.” (24:24)

“I'm big into not making more work for us women because generally, we have a long list of things that we need to get done, but how can we use the mindfulness techniques that we learn and bring them into everyday life as well?” (33:02)

 

Resources Mentioned

Are You Your Best Self? Free Quiz

Shelley Gawith Website

Follow Shelley on Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | LinkedIn

 

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Jun 11, 2019
097: The Mind-Gut Connection: Managing Your Mind for True, Sustainable Healing w/ Victoria Albina
43:33

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How to manage your mind when dealing with your chronic symptoms
  • Recommendations to help you find the right person to help you get better
  • Tools for long term healing, self-empowerment and future self-planning
  • Ways that you can alter your fight, flight and freeze responses to actually benefit you
  • Using an elimination diet to decrease your inflammation and find your root problem

 

Episode Summary

We've talked a lot about the important role your gut health plays in almost every function of your body, but did you know that your mindset is equally as powerful when it comes to healing your gut issues?

Victoria Albina is a family nurse practitioner, herbalist and cognitive behavior life coach who has over 20 years of experience using the power of mindset to heal the body, and today she's sharing her knowledge with us.

Our emotions and hormones are chemical messengers in the body that have the ability to make powerful changes in our health and wellbeing. A lack of energy, anxiety, weight gain, and chronic stress can all be attributed to your gut issues, and it is up to you to change your mindset and get your body back on track through some serious self-love.

Victoria believes in taking back control of your body, mind, spirit, and soul to restore the holistic integrity of your life. Today she shares ways to identify your toxic thoughts, how to engage your neuroplasticity to cement new lifestyle choices, and highlights the importance of other women sharing their stories to help others heal.

Once you believe that you are worthy of healing and love exactly as you are today, you can accept your chronic symptoms and improve them from an objective perspective. Learn the importance of the language you use around your symptoms, which essential oil you should be using while journaling, the major role your Vagus nerve could be playing in your condition, and so much more.

When you take self-love as your first vitamin every morning, it can alter the way you think about your body, and how your body reacts to you. Are you ready to stop choosing to suffer and take the steps to become more in touch with your bodily intuition? Share what inspired you most about Victoria’s story on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“We just get the big brush off, and I’m pretty sick of it. So I am out here to help women to really deeply heal themselves and get back to their best health through functional medicine.” (8:50)

“I think about and I talk about my mental health struggles, my IBS, my chronic pain, all the everything I went through, as one of the greatest and most beautiful gifts of my lifetime.” (13:01)

“You are worthy of love exactly as you are today. With your belly ache, with your suicidal ideation, with your ADHD, with all of it, you are worthy and whole and so loveable.” (15:47)

“All of the ways that we think about these situations creates emotions, these sensations that are a movement of energy through our bodies. That can send us into this fight, flight or freeze response, which does the opposite of helping us thrive and actually sends our healing backward.” (24:33)

“You can always make the choice to continue to be sick and continue to suffer. That is always available to you. If the work feels too hard or doesn't feel like something you want to do right now, you get to choose to keep your symptoms.” (34:08)

 

Resources Mentioned

Download your Free Body Scan Meditation Here

Victoria Albina's Website

Feminist Wellness Podcast

Follow Victoria on Instagram | Facebook

The Institute for Functional Medicine Practitioner Directory

Chris Kresser ADAPT Academy Practitioner Directory

 

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Jun 07, 2019
096: Menopause, What's Really Going On and Non-Hormonal Solutions w/ Dr. Kelly Culwell
47:57

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • The number one thing about perimenopause that most women don't know
  • Understanding the role your hormones, diet, exercise and lifestyle play in your symptoms
  • Natural ways to manage your symptoms, reduce stress and feel vibrant again
  • Modern external factors that could be playing a role in why you aren't feeling 100%
  • How to fully embrace postmenopause after the rollercoaster of perimenopause

 

Episode Summary

If there is one thing that I hear from women over and over again, it is confusion around menopause and everything in between. I know it can be difficult to understand the symptoms surrounding perimenopause and postmenopause as well, which is why I have Dr. Kelly Culwell on the show today.

Dr. Kelly Culwell, also known as The Lady Doctor, is a fellowship trained OBGYN who is eager to change the conversation around how women and society feel about menopause. Dr. Culwell actively searches for natural solutions and home remedies to help women manage their symptoms, understand their hormones and regain vitality for life.

Hormone replacement therapy is not the solution for all women like our mothers and grandmothers were told. With the information Dr. Culwell provides, you can figure out the root cause of your own symptoms, navigate the grey area between menopausal signs and diagnosis, and embrace menopause and whatever that means for you without the stigma.

We are determined to make women feel heard, know that they are not alone, and have a safe space to discuss these bodily changes. By shedding light on what is really going on during menopause, Dr. Culwell is helping women support themselves through this journey.

With the right tools, knowledge, and mindset of acceptance, menopause can be an exciting new chapter. Are you ready to take back control of your body no matter what your age? Share what you are doing to support your hormones in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“It's absolutely not necessary from a health perspective. And for the women who prefer to avoid hormones, or want to take a more natural approach, there are other options out there that can help ease this transition.” (15:33)

“I think people are probably sick and tired of hearing health care providers say this but how you feed your body and how you move your body are incredibly important for every aspect of health.” (18:20)

“Those levels are naturally going to drop as you get older and that's okay. But it is important that you are able to feel as good as you can so that you can continue to be vibrant and keep your activity level up so that you can have the most positive quality of life as you get older.” (36:41)

“We always put ourselves last, and that's just a recipe for not maintaining your own vitality.” (40:43)

 

Resources Mentioned

Dr. Lady Doctor Website

Follow Dr. Lady Doctor on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Dr. Mariza’s Top 5 Hormone Balancing Blends Cheat Sheet

EY 076: Dr. Izabella Wentz

EY 088: Healing Dr. Marizas Hashimotos Diagnosis Naturally

EY 089: Palmer Kippola

EY 044: Dr. Becky Campbell

 

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Jun 04, 2019
095: Eating To Prevent, Treat And Reverse Disease, The Future Of Food As Medicine w/ Dr. William Li
47:21

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Walking the walk behind food as medicine and how it ultimately benefits our health
  • Learn why angiogenesis is your body's most important defense mechanism
  • How to choose foods that you enjoy while supporting your cellular vitality
  • Debunking examples of foods that may have misguided reputations
  • An overview of the five health defense systems and specific healing foods

 

Episode Summary

If you aren't thinking about the fuel you put into your body on a daily basis, you aren't thinking about your overall health. Food can make or break your ability to function optimally, and Dr. William Li is dedicated to sharing the importance of diet and teaching others how to eat to beat chronic disease. A world-renowned physician, scientist, speaker and author, Dr. Li is shaking up our perceptions about nutrition and helping the world heal themselves through food.

Instead of focusing on the things the medical society tells us to cut out of our diets, Dr. Li places importance on the new things we are discovering every day that can actually assist your body in fighting off disease. Learn which foods are scientifically proven to heal your body and which you should definitely avoid, understand the role angiogenesis plays in your body's ability to defend itself, and how to pay it forward to yourself by eating foods that you actually like while getting healthier.

Dr. Li believes that every health practitioner needs to be focusing on total body healing, and it all starts with the food you are putting into your vessel. He is laying the groundwork found in his new book, Eat to Beat Disease, to inform you of what foods to choose so that you can make eating healthily a sustainable lifetime adventure.

Are you ready to get serious and empower yourself with the tools to eat to beat disease? Let us know what about Dr. Li’s research surprised you the most, and which of the 200 foods on Dr. Li’s list you are going to try first in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“Food as medicine is a tool in a toolbox to allow us to actually help avoid disease, but also if we people are sick, to able to contribute something to what the health care system is able to give them as well.” (11:13)

“The good news is that our DNA is hardwired to be able to neutralize those attackers, minimize the damage it can cause, and then fix itself. So foods can activate that as well.” (22:14)

“We are at the beginning of this new era of discovery about what's in our food and what can it actually do for our defenses.” (30:09)

“I think people can lean into their diet, they can enjoy the food they eat, they can love their health by loving their foods.” (38:52)

 

Resources Mentioned

Download your Free Shopping Guide Here

Eat to Beat Disease by Dr. William Li

Dr. William Li Website

Follow Dr. Li on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Dr. William Li Can We Eat to Starve Cancer TEDx Talk

The Angiogenesis Foundation Website

The Antioxidant Counter by Dr. Mariza Snyder

The Matcha Miracle by Dr. Mariza Snyder

 

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May 31, 2019
094: The Connection Between Our Relationships & Hormonal Health w/ Dr. John Gray
50:40

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • The #1 thing men need to understand and the top problem in relationships today
  • Why we should frame the differences between men and women in a positive way
  • Strategies to help you find a feminine and masculine equilibrium
  • How to gain emotional literacy and vulnerability through ‘Venus Talks’
  • The role hormones such as oxytocin and estrogen play in both men and women
  • Tips to better communicate with your partner and understand their perspective

 

Episode Summary

Dr. John Gray has devoted his life to understanding the relationship between men and women and the positive differences between us. Author of over 200 books including Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, Dr. John Gray literally wrote the guidebook to relationships and is here today to explain the intense role your hormone health can play in your partnership.

A wealth of knowledge, Dr. John provides realistic tips to help you slow down, become aware of your hormones, and give yourself permission to become more balanced between your masculine and feminine sides. Learn the biggest differences when it comes to men and women on a hormonal, biological and chemical level, why rushing women's syndrome could be having a devastating effect on your health and relationship, get the science behind male aggression and dissociation, and much much more.

With help from Dr. John, you can embrace your vulnerability, learn tools to express how you are feeling in a way that the opposite sex will actually understand and create a space where you work together with your partner to balance each other.

Are you ready to get to the bottom of your relationship issues, and gain some clarity on what the other sex is thinking? What are you waiting for! Share what surprised you most about Dr. John’s relationship knowledge in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“Obviously we are very very different, but what are those differences? How can we articulate the ones we tend to misunderstand the most, and with that better understanding we can begin to appreciate our differences and understand each other better to provide the support our partners need.” (8:32)

“We see this hurried life that we are in today, always too busy, and we are not enjoying the fruits of a good marriage or a good relationship, which is great sex!” (12:37)

“The dynamic is for women to understand how to communicate messages to a man that pump up his testosterone in a world that is pushing it down, and for women, men need to know how to support women, particularly at certain times of the month, to increase their estrogen.” (25:22)

“We have to come back to authenticity, and it is very hard to do unless we have a more sophisticated understanding of how we keep bumping into our partners because we don't understand the differences between men and women in a positive way.” (44:20)

 

Resources Mentioned

Mars Venus Website

Beyond Mars and Venus by Dr. John Gray

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by Dr. John Gray

The Boy Crisis by Dr. John Gray

Mars and Venus in the Bedroom by Dr. John Gray

EY 043: Why Relationships Impact Our Hormones with Razi Berry

EY 093: Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

 

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May 28, 2019
093: The menstrual cycle is the 5th Vital Sign w/ Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
52:13

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Valuing your menstrual cycle as an important indicator to your overall health
  • Subtle signs that you can only recognize when charting your menstrual cycle
  • Looking at your ovulation and cervical mucus patterns to understand your body better
  • Why your menstrual cycle is important regardless if you want to have children
  • Basic lifestyle guidelines to help support your menstrual cycle and hormones

 

Episode Summary

We all know the important indicators to our overall health such as pulse, temperature, blood pressure, and so on, but what about your menstrual cycle? You may not realize it, but your menstrual cycle can provide essential information into how your body is functioning and act as an early warning sign when things may be changing incorrectly under the surface.

Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified fertility awareness educator and holistic reproductive health practitioner who is passionate about introducing your menstrual cycle as the fifth vital sign to provide an unparalleled window into your health. On this episode, Lisa showcases how you can gain control of your period by charting your menstrual cycle and using this information to avoid or achieve pregnancy, signs to catch your unusual symptoms at a subclinical level to avoid problems later on, and ways to adjust your daily lifestyle habits to better support your cycle.

Charting your cycle can help you realize things you may have missed, and create a validating response to the symptoms you have been feeling all along. When you understand the role of your menstrual cycle and cervical mucus can play on everything from your mood to energy levels, you can prepare yourself with powerful tools to empower your body.

Lisa is determined to debunk the myths surrounding ovulation, pregnancy, birth control and everything in between as she provides the language to help repair your relationship with your menstrual cycle.

Are you ready to embrace your menstrual cycle instead of battling or being ashamed of it? Share where you are at in your period journey with us in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“When you have a sense that there is more to the menstrual cycle than we are typically taught, and there are all these different aspects of it, you can start breaking it down.” (16:55)

“Your menstrual cycle really does reflect the state of your overall health. And it can be the first sign very early on showing these really subtle signs of a health issue, and that's why we should be paying attention to it and we should be recognizing its more than whether or not you have babies, its really a sign of health.” (19:10)

“You have the opportunity to see what could turn into, eventually, a big problem, but before it turns into a big problem. Before you have the crazy diagnosis and all the issues, you see the subtle signs on your chart.” (31:24)

“I want to empower you as the woman, as the reader, so that you can feel confident in the face of a system that doesn't really support it yet, that hasn't really caught up yet, that doesn't really acknowledge that it is a legitimate valid form of birth control, and hasn't acknowledged that the menstrual cycle is a legitimate biomarker of a woman's health” (46:58)

 

Resources Mentioned

Read the First Chapter of The Fifth Vital Sign Here

The Fifth Vital Sign by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

Fertility Friday Website

The Fertility Friday Podcast

FFP 245: Essential Oils and Your Hormones with Dr. Mariza

Follow Lisa on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

EY 041: How to Own Your Menstrual Cycle with Essential Oils Dr. Mariza

 

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May 24, 2019
092: It Might Be Mold: How Mold Toxicity May Be the Cause of What Ails You w/ Dr. Ann Shippy
38:28

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • First steps to addressing a mold problem inside your house and your body
  • The most effective supplement brands and foods for mold toxicity healing
  • What symptoms to look for in your body and environment that could be caused by mold
  • How to minimize your future exposure to mold toxins and environmental toxins
  • Ways to help support your body throughout the detox process to feel better faster

 

Episode Summary

Dr. Ann Shippy is on a mission to bring knowledge to the world about how mold and environmental toxins could be making you sick. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Functional Medicine, Dr. Ann combines the two realms and has discovered the harmful ways that mold toxicity could be impacting your life without evening knowing it.

Did you know that exposure to mold and other environmental toxins can make you short-tempered or unable to make decisions, cause joint and muscle pain and lead to greater chronic illnesses down the line? Dr. Ann suffered this first hand and left her career in engineering to bring this information to the masses. Today she is here to explain how mold toxins suppress your immune system, how to know if you have been impacted by mold, and how to heal your body and home if you have already been exposed.

If you can’t get to the bottom of your health issues, mold toxins may be to blame. Learn what symptoms to look for if you fear you may be exposed to mold, what types of tests you should be looking for if you are worried about mold exposure, and how to implement detox strategies that can get rid of mold and other hidden infections in the body.

Being exposed to mold can be a scary and overwhelming process, but with Dr. Ann Shippy’s help, you too can rid yourself of these harmful toxins, and get your environment and body back where they need to be to support you and your family.

Have you ever experienced the harmful side effects of mold exposure? Share your story with us in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“Mold is not just an allergen causing asthma or allergies in people or mold infections, it's actually a toxic load problem.” (10:36)

“There is no area that is untouched by this. You just need to have a construction flaw or a leak that wasn't treated properly and people can get very, very sick.” (18:04)


“The same things that help to get rid of the mold toxins can also help to get the levels down of these other toxins in our bodies.” (30:07)

“You can heal. Don’t give up, keep putting together the pieces of the puzzle for you or your loved one and you can get better.” (34:35)

 

Resources Mentioned

Could It Be Mold? Free Fact Sheet

Mold Toxicity Workbook by Dr. Ann Shippy

Dr. Ann Shippy Website

Follow Dr. Ann Shippy on Facebook | Instagram

EY 085: Dr. Jessica Peatross

 

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May 21, 2019
091: Which Diet Is ACTUALLY The Healthiest & How To Manage Anxiety With Ease & Grace w/ Liz Moody
54:03

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding how to use CBD and other supplements correctly for your body
  • Ways to convince the people that you love to eat healthy food with you
  • The profound impact green smoothies can have on your health and anxiety
  • How the absence of community can impact your health and wellbeing
  • Natural solutions to help manage your anxiety while traveling or on the go

 

Episode Summary

Liz Moody is a rockstar in the areas of all things wellness. Former director of mindbodygreen.com, wellness writer and food editor, Liz is an expert on the latest diet trends, health issues, and workout crazes, and is sharing her insider information with all of us today. Focused on creating community through healthy food and managing anxiety naturally, Liz and her new book, Healthier Together, want to help you weave through the web of health fads to find what specifically works for you.

Do you want to know what diet trend will be sticking around, and which one is a total joke? What about how to nurture your gut throughout the day, find natural ways to deal with anxiety, or get your partner to join you in some healthier decisions? Liz has learned from the countries best doctors and specialists to create an environment for health to thrive and is here today to reintroduce healthy food as something that can be shared.

When you surround yourself with people who are making healthy choices, it is proven that you will be more likely to make those choices too. Don’t force your partner to eat healthily, change the conversation and turn nutritious foods into a connection rather than a chore. Liz is providing all of the details on what you should be looking for, what you should avoid, and everything in between when it comes to wellness culture.

Do you love to create new healthy recipes with the people that you love? Share your favorite snacks in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“I think of myself as the person who can combine that really delicious crave-worthy food, but also who can back it up with the real health information that can change your body, that can change your mental health and change how you feel in a real way.” (8:17)

“Everything is designed to balance your blood sugar and your hormones and all of that, but it is really delicious crave-worthy food.” (21:44)

“If all you do is replace your breakfast with a green smoothie, you have already consumed more vegetables before noon than most people consume in an entire week.” (35:37)

“I think it is important for people like us, who people see making these choices, to know that it is not easy, but we are making them anyways in the name of living a satisfying life.” (47:32)

 

Resources Mentioned

Healthier Together by Liz Moody

Liz Moody Website

Follow Liz on Instagram

Healthier Together Podcast

 

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May 17, 2019
090: The Essential Art Of Self Love w/ Kim Morrison
56:33

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding the science and the energetic vibrations of plants and oils
  • Tips on using oils with animals, internally and synthetic chemicals to avoid
  • Exploring the controversy and changing ideologies around essential oils
  • How to choose what oils and which company is the best fit for your oil needs
  • Using essential oils as daily rituals to help you fall in love with yourself again

 

Episode Summary

When used correctly, essential oils have the power to help you master self-love and gain a deep understanding of how your body needs to be taken care of. At the age of 19, Kim Morrison was exposed to the incredible transformative powers of essential oils and has made it her life's mission to help others use essential oils to advocate for self-care. A bestselling author, business owner, world record breaker and aromatherapist, Kim is here to provide a fresh perspective on the healing power of essential oils.

Kim was using oils before they were ‘cool’ and truly believes in the chemical constituents profound ability to heal in just one drop. Today she shares her thoughts on the use of essential oils in sports medicine, veterinary care, oral ingestion, and showcase the changes she has seen in over three decades in the industry. Through sharing her story of hardships and the healing she found through essential oils, Kim is an inspiring voice and an advocate for the powerful physical and mental healing powers of essential oils.

When using plant-based therapies as your first line of defense, you can create a harmonious approach to wellness where you can inspire others through your own healing. It is inside each of us to choose the oils that our bodies need to do the work and feel your best, and Kim is shining light on the ways you can use essential oils in your daily life to bring daily love and healing into your life.

Are you ready to take the first step to inner peace and love with essential oils? Or have you already experienced these life-changing benefits? Share with us in the comment section on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“I am not a doctor, I am not a scientist, but I do believe in the esoteric, the innate nature and intelligence of the plants and of the body to work together harmoniously.” (18:35)

“I am absolutely excited to say that from the moment I wake up, there has not been a day that has gone by that I have not embraced the power of essential oils since I was 19.” (36:45)

“If we can do these little everyday self-care rituals, I promise, I can almost guarantee that your health, and level of health, will be raised to match that level of care.” (37:36)

“Do not be afraid to use essential oils. Use them correctly, use them carefully, but my goodness, embrace them holistically into every aspect of your life, and you too will raise your own vibrational frequency to match the power of that.” (45:29)

 

Resources Mentioned

The Art of Self Love by Kim Morrison

Twenty8 New Zeland Website

Kim Morrison Website

Up For A Chat Episode 324: Mariza Snyder

Follow Kim on Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest

 

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May 14, 2019
089: Beat Autoimmune Disease Naturally w/ Palmer Kippola
54:20

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How an adverse childhood experience could have a lasting impact on your health
  • Unburdening your immune system and raising your metabolism by healing your gut
  • What you can do to get your immune system back on your good side forever
  • Gaining an awareness of what is right and wrong for your body and your symptoms
  • Understanding the correlation between stress, diet, lifestyle and autoimmune conditions

 

Episode Summary

After a multiple sclerosis diagnosis at age nineteen, Palmer Kippola was told by half a dozen neurologists that there was nothing she could do for her condition but be put on medication and prepare for life in a wheelchair.

Refusing to accept this, but stuck without modern resources like the internet, Palmer started her own 20-year long health discovery and has since reversed the symptoms of her MS by finding her triggers and healing her gut. With this incredibly powerful information in hand, Palmer recently wrote Beat Autoimmune, a guide to exploring the six crucial lifestyle factors, or F.I.G.H.T.S, that are the root cause of your autoimmune condition.

Autoimmunity is the fastest growing condition in the United States, and mainstream medicine only covers up the symptoms leaving patients confused and suffering. For a new perspective, Palmer explains the six key factors to reversing your autoimmune condition, such as food, infection, and stress, how to serve your gut by removing toxins and adding nourishing elements, and ultimately works to shift the paradigm for what you believe is possible for your health and wellness.

Palmer is proof that with a little dedication, hard work, and stubbornness, you can help heal your body naturally. By digging into the root causes and removing the stress that is blocking your immune system, you too can help reverse the symptoms of your autoimmune disease and realize the incredible capacity for healing that your body has.

Stop adding fuel to the fire and start listening to what your body is telling you that it needs with Palmer’s vast experience and wealth of knowledge around autoimmunity.

What lightbulbs went off in your head as Palmer explains her miraculous and inspiring story and research? Share your ‘a-ha’ moment with us in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“I just believed that chronic stress was my big ‘why’ for why the MS came on. I had become a child warrior, I was hypervigilant, and I believed intuitively that my immune system had become a proxy for that hypervigilance.” (12:25)

“I really wanted to get to, how in the world was it even possible that I could reverse a disease that six neurologists, these experts, had told me there was nothing I could do, and yet that was completely different from my felt experience.” (24:31)

“When I found this exciting science about epigenetics and how we control 90% of our health outcomes and genes only play 10% of the part, I want people to know that and embrace that and feel empowered that there is so much that they can do.” (30:56)

“Really being aware of any of those past traumas that you have experienced, and doing whatever you can to address them on a daily basis is ideal.” (45:20)

 

Resources Mentioned

Download the Free Optimal Food Guide Here

Beat Autoimmune by Palmer Kippola

Beat Autoimmune Book Bonus Page

Palmer Kippola Website

EY 088: My Hashimoto’s Diagnosis and What I Did to Get Well

Follow Palmer Kippola on Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

 

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May 10, 2019
088: My Hashimoto's Diagnosis and What I Did To Get Well w/ Dr. Mariza Snyder
30:13

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How to figure out if your thyroid issues are due to an autoimmune process
  • The 5 major root causes of autoimmune conditions in the body and how to fix them
  • Using food to reduce autoimmune systems and decrease inflammation in the body
  • Creating your own hormone rescue program to reverse autoimmune conditions
  • Essential oils and other tools to help you de-stress, love your liver and support your thyroid

 

Episode Summary

Autoimmune diseases are continuing to rise, yet misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment for autoimmune diseases are as common as ever. It takes passionate functional health providers who care to spread the knowledge around these diseases and provide tools and solutions that you can implement today to start feeling better. On this episode, I am getting real about my own personal Hashimoto’s thyroiditis diagnosis that I received in the middle of writing my last book, how it impacted my mindset around my health journey and sharing ways that I took back control of my body so that you can too.

If you suspect your thyroid may be malfunctioning, the first step is to empower yourself with the right tests to check for autoimmune markers. Cold feet and hands, indigestion, fatigue, brain fog, swelling, and other symptoms could be the result of a compromised thyroid, and an anti-inflammatory hormone rescue program is your best hope for healing. By working with a functional practitioner and getting to the root causes of your autoimmune disease, you can turn your diagnosis around and heal yourself naturally.

The first steps to figuring out if your thyroid is at peak capacity are to know your numbers, clear your hidden infections and get your gut back on track. If you are willing to put in the work, you can use food and supplements to support your stress and improve your autoimmune conditions. There are resources and tools out there to help get you back to a place of feeling great, and sometimes the journey starts with just a simple conversation.

Who do you know that would benefit from the tools and resources for autoimmune diseases shared in this episode? Tag them in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“If you or someone that you know has been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s or is having some of the symptoms that I mentioned, definitely have them tune into this episode.” (3:26)

“Even when it feels hard, and you can't necessarily see the light at the end of the tunnel, I promise you it is a worthy journey to get your body back on track.” (6:43)

“It is so important to have a functional thyroid while you are trying to figure out what's going on with your body.” (22:55)


“These are all well researched, well-educated women who have been through it themselves when it comes to autoimmunity, and they have built phenomenal books to get your body back on track.” (27:53)

 

Resources Mentioned

The Hashimoto’s Protocol by Dr. Isabella Wentz

Beat Autoimmune by Palmer Kippola

The Autoimmune Solution by Dr. Amy Myers

EY 086: Dr. Maya Dusenbury

EY 050: Why Loving Your Liver and Thyroid is Key to Hormone Balance

EY 022: Dr. Amy Myers

EY 076: Dr. Isabella Wentz

 

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The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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May 07, 2019
087: How to Implement Self-Care Practices While Living a Hectic Life w/ Jennifer Iserloh
53:30

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Which questions to ask yourself to gain clarity on where you want to put your energy
  • How to use superfoods, adaptogenic foods, and spiritual practice to strengthen your soul
  • The importance of sleep, saying no and putting your spiritual energy above duty
  • Mindset and meditation practices you can implement to start the healing process
  • Learn where you want to put your energy and empower your mindset to say no

 

Episode Summary

Self-care seems to be all over social media these days, but how do you actually implement self-care when living a hectic life? Jennifer Iserloh is here to answer that exact question. A classically trained chef, emotional healer and author of 23 books, Jennifer has a passion for food and helps integrate that into self-care rituals so that you can lead a healthy vibrant lifestyle.

Jennifer is getting real and sharing her personal self-care rituals that you can make work for you no matter what. By recognizing the time and energy bandits in your relationships, basing your decisions off how you feel energetically, and figuring out your mindset goals for your body and emotions, you can become your own alchemist and heal what hurts the most.

Self-care is not a luxury, it is an essential tool to help you keep your life on track when you can’t make drastic changes. When you reassess how you take care of your body and set self-care boundaries that let go of the habits that are not serving you, every aspect of your life will improve.

Give yourself permission to pause, take a moment for yourself, and put into practice some of the great tips that Jennifer provides to find the correlation between your mindset, body, and emotions. Balancing self-care with a hectic life is possible, and you owe it to yourself to take care of you the best way you can.

How do you integrate self-care practices into your busy schedule? Share with us in the comments section on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“What is so important is that we take care of ourselves so that we have the energy to keep going, but also as a way to balance our mindset so we can get a little perspective in all the craziness.” (8:46)

“Please start saying no, please! And start doing the stuff you want to do.” (25:01)

“I’m understanding that the body will slow down to a degree, but if you treat it in the correct way you can still have good energy throughout the day, and that's what’s important.” (33:46)

“True healing, because we are complex beings, it has to happen in the body, the soul or the emotional level, and in the mind.” (47:33)

 

Resources Mentioned

FREE 10-Part Self Care Video Series

Just Eat Smarter Website

Skinny Chef Website

Jennifer Iserloh Website

 

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The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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May 03, 2019
086: The Truth About How Bad Medicine Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed and Sick w/ Maya Dusenbery
48:44

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • The importance of bridging the knowledge and trust gap towards women in medicine
  • Steps to change and shape the way that women are treated in the medical system
  • Why you should be giving your doctor diagnosis feedback and holding them accountable
  • How to start voting for the type of healthcare that you want with your buying power
  • Ways you can increase the demand for female medical education and systemic equality

 

Episode Summary

Chances are at one point or another you have been dismissed, misdiagnosed or not taken seriously when voicing health concerns to your medical practitioner. This is a feeling women know far too often, and it can have a substantial impact on your health and your ability to heal yourself. Maya Dusenbery saw countless women suffering because of the medical communities lack of knowledge, or lack of trust when it came to women’s diseases, and decided to do something about it.

Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed and Sick is the book you need to stop being disregarded and start feeling better, and Maya is here to share her wealth of knowledge with us today. Maya is exposing the neglected conditions of women's issues in the medical field, revealing gender biases that are negatively impacting women's treatment, and explaining exactly how you can start forcing others to take women's voices seriously.

Maya is all about exposing the systematic injustices of our medical system and empowering women to find a treatment that is made for them, instead of forcing women to conform to the masculine medical standard. She believes in the power of women sharing their experiences around disease and misdiagnosis, and breaking down the institutional issues found in the traditional medical system to find healing for all types of people.

While it is not easy to question the medical professionals we have been told are all-knowing, it is really up to you to advocate for yourself and provide resources to be the most informed about your health as possible. A healthy dose of skepticism and awareness is what Maya believes will help you reconnect with your bodies innate ability to heal, and shake up the conventional medical system for good.

Does Maya’s message of inequality and bad medicine ignite your passion for change? Share with us in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“The knowledge gap and the trust gap are really mutually reinforcing. The less we know about women's bodies, the more we kind of dismiss any kind of unexplained symptoms.” (12:40)

“I certainly hope that my book will at the very least empower more women by giving them the background and context of this historical legacy so that they do understand sort of what they are stepping into.” (25:43)

“I think there is so much power in women sharing their stories, their experiences with diseases. There is so much knowledge to be tapped there.” (40:51)

“There is a lot of potential for a kind of united front, to say so many of our problems lie at the root in this distrust of women, and to overcome them we need to really start listening to women.” (44:55)

 

Resources Mentioned

Maya Dusenbery Website

Doing Harm by Maya Dusenbery

Follow Maya on Twitter | LinkedIn

 

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The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Apr 30, 2019
085: How Stealth infections Impact Hormones and How To Get To the Root Cause w/ Dr. Jessica Peatross
39:34

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding lime disease and other tick-related diseases and how to identify them
  • The connection between your sex hormones, thyroid, adrenals and stealth infections
  • Ways to prevent attracting a stealth disease and fully support your bodies healing
  • Things to look out for inside of your house that could be causing a toxic environment
  • Environmental triggers that you should be mindful of with or without a stealth infection

 

Episode Summary

Stealth and hidden infections are largely one of the most undiagnosed root causes of disease in our country, yet so few people talk about it. Dr. Jessica Peatross, a board-certified internal medicine doctor, left the mainstream medical system and embarked on a journey of natural healing where she discovered the true root cause of many common ailments. Stealth and hidden infections can leave people confused and without hope because of traditional medicines inaccurate testing, and Dr. Jess is determined to fix that. By sharing knowledge around the symptoms, triggers, and co-connection between infections, Dr. Jess hopes to enlighten others around their diseases.

If you feel as though you are fighting an uphill battle with your body, constantly battling fatigue, brain fog, joint pain or visual problems, a stealth disease or infection may be the culprit. Dr. Jess explains the difference between conditions such as lime disease, mycotoxin illness, and  Epstein-Barr, what you should be directly testing for if you suspect you may have a stealth disease, ways that you can heal or prevent a stealth disease from taking hold, and much more.

A toxic environment, heavy metal exposure or even emotional trauma could be co-connected to a stealth infection and dismantling your immune system one step at a time. By tackling the role of hidden disease in your hormone health, stress levels, and overall wellbeing, you can gain real solutions to get to the core root of your disease and leverage Dr. Jess’s solutions at your fingertips.

Do the signs and symptoms of a stealth disease seem in line with your own bodily struggles? Share which ways you are working to get to the root cause of your own health issues in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes

“I felt as though I could have saved him a lot of suffering had I have diagnosed that sooner, and it caught my attention so much that I vowed never to let that happen to a patient again.” (8:42)

“All of these stealth diseases are a war, and so you have got to prepare for war. And that means sometimes people get worse before they get better, unfortunately.” (18:34)

“Yes there is physical, mental and emotional stress, there is infection stress, and it's really the way your body perceives it or the way you perceive it.” (22:29)

“My slogan is ‘be your own best doctor for a reason’, so I really like to empower people with information about how to heal themselves.” (31:30)

“I also want people to have the knowledge, to know the right questions to ask the functional medicine doctor, they don't even know what to ask sometimes.” (34:00)

 

Resources Mentioned

Dr. Jess Website

View Dr. Jess’s Supplements and Cosmetics Store Here

Follow Dr. Jess on Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

Nourish Medical Center Website

Dr. Mariza Adrenal Fatigue Facebook Video

 

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Apr 26, 2019
084: Fertility Over 40 - How to Optimize Your Chances of Taking Home a Healthy Baby w/ Dr. Gabriela Rosa
45:56

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Questions to ask yourself before you make a fertility decision
  • How aging impacts male fertility and why your eggs might not be the problem
  • What time in your life you should really be starting to think about fertility
  • Strategies and techniques to navigate the overwhelming moments of your fertility journey
  • Understanding the transformation process from primordial follicle to primary follicle to ovulatory follicle

 

Episode Summary

More and more women are taking it upon themselves to be empowered in their decisions and break free of historic societal expectations surrounding motherhood, with many women are waiting until later in life, and using alternative methods of getting pregnant. While these opportunities are wonderful for some, they can be confusing to navigate on your own, which is why Dr. Gabriela Rosa is here to help.

A fertility expert and founder of the Natural Fertility Breakthrough, Dr. Gabriela Rosa has helped over 80,000 couples overcome infertility and miscarriages to create their dream of parenthood.

If you would like to better understand the changing landscape women experience as we grow older and how it impacts our ability to have children, this is the episode for you. Dr. Gabriela explains what you can do on a day-to-day basis to set the tone for your fertility, why the role of fertility is shared between men and women a lot more than we have been led to believe, and reasons you should be questioning the things you are doing and not doing in your environment.

If you are waiting until your 30’s or 40’s to conceive, are struggling to get pregnant or just want to keep your options open, it is up to you to enable yourself to do so. Dr. Gabriela is bringing natural approaches to optimizing fertility to the forefront so that you can be in control of your choices and educated about what you want out of life.

The truth is, there are a million reasons why you could be struggling to conceive, and your treatment options are just as broad. Don’t let doctors tell you that you are the problem, instead learn what is going on in your body so that you can make the best decisions for you. By acting pregnant now so you can get pregnant later, Dr. Gabriela is here to help you start the family of your dreams. Do you or someone you love struggle with infertility over 40? Let us know what natural remedies they have been used in the comments section.

 

Quotes

“The passion that I have today really has grown out of the love that I have for my patients and the gratitude I have to be able to have effective strategies to share with them.” (12:39)

“It’s really about looking at all of the different aspects, and restructuring life slightly towards the things that are going to be life-giving instead of life taking, and that makes a huge difference when it comes to fertility.” (18:09)

“When couples come together and work well together as a team, it is incredible the change that can happen as a result.” (25:36)

“The best time to start optimizing your fertility is in your mother's womb. But the next best time is actually now.” (29:42)

“That end result can really be the beginning of something new, it can be the beginning of looking at life from a different perspective.” (40:25)

 

Resources Mentioned

Get your complimentary fertility assessment here!

Join Dr. Gabriela Rosa’s Free Fertility Challenge Here

Natural Fertility Breakthrough Website

Follow Dr. Gabriela Rosa on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

EY 050: Why Loving Your Liver and Thyroid is Key to Hormone Balance

Top 5 Favourite Essential Oil Blends Cheat Sheet

 

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Apr 23, 2019
083: How to Conquer Super Woman Syndrome w/ Dr. Taz Bhatia
41:01

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Ways that you can begin to address and fight the Super Woman Syndrome epidemic
  • How the choices you are making in life are impacted by your chemistry and vice versa
  • Understanding how mitochondrial DNA can be passed down through generations
  • Things that many women miss frequently or dismiss that could be a much bigger deal
  • The small and large medical implications that can come from running on an empty tank

 

Episode Summary:

Do you sometimes feel out of whack, out of focus, exhausted, unable to lose weight or struggle with head and neck tension? These are just a few of the indicators that you could be pushing yourself further than your body can take, or experiencing Super Woman Syndrome. Dr. Taz Bhatia coined this term after experiencing the biochemical and emotional effects of constantly being in a rush and the negative health implications of survival mode. Now a super woman in her own right, Dr. Taz is committed to empowering other women to own their super powers as well.

To be a super woman without Super Woman Syndrome, you need to be able to manage your energy, gain self-awareness and balance the stressors in your life to provide time for yourself. It is our responsibility to own and chase after our health because if we don't, we will crash and usually take the whole ship down with us. Dr. Taz is determined to empower you to identify the blocks that are being put in your way, understand when you are misaligned, and use the tools she provides in this episode to heal your body and mind.

Don't cover your health issues by working twice as hard or drinking twice as much coffee, instead let Dr. Taz help you pull together the pieces of your health to find the core essentials that are right for you. It is time to stop running on an energy deficit and restore your mental and physical energy while preventing disease and aging.

Are you ready to conquer Super Woman Syndrome for good? Share what steps you are taking to put yourself first in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes:

“It takes some really strong ‘a-ha’ moment to be able to kind of wake up and realize you are walking around in a fog, and really need to take things into your own hands.” (11:31)

“We have an issue with women's empowerment, were not able to connect the dots. We have to figure out a way to do this, because if we don't, then we pass down our disempowerment to the next generations.” (16:05)

“The ability to be a superwoman today comes from a very strong deep knowledge of who you are and what your chemistry is.” (24:37)

“Don’t power through, power up! Really figure out what is missing and what it is you might need so that we can jump on those things ahead of time before they become a disease or something bigger that you cannot ignore.” (30:35)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Super Woman Rx by Dr. Taz

Dr. Taz Bhatia MD Website

What Doctors Eat: The 21 Day Belly Fix by Dr. Taz

Follow Dr. Taz on Facebook | Instagram

Top 5 Favorite Essential Oil Blends Cheat Sheet

 

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Apr 19, 2019
082: What's Happening to Your Hormones In Perimenopause and What To Do About It w/ Dr. Mariza Snyder
34:25

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Why factors like insulin resistance could be fueling your menopause symptoms
  • The best essential oils to help you with sleep, fatigue, night sweats and more
  • Ways to relax your hormones and reward yourself with healthy alternatives
  • Understanding the limbo between perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause
  • Easy ways to balance your physical, mental, emotional and bodily changes at this time

 

Episode Summary:

While we all know that as we get older our bodies will adapt and shift with our hormone levels, do you understand exactly what is actually going on inside your body during perimenopause? This episode gives it to you straight and breaks down what is going on during perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause so that you can get ahead of your symptoms and tackle them before they tackle you.

Everything from your follicle stimulating hormones, to the relationship between estrogen and progesterone and the environmental factors you surround yourself with can play a role in how your body will handle this new phase. If you are looking for answers on how to get pregnant after entering perimenopause, what to do to regulate your bleeding patterns or how to stop night sweats and hot flashes naturally, I am answering these questions and so many more. Put your fears surrounding perimenopause to bed and learn tools to help you balance your body by nurturing yourself physically and chemically.

If you are experiencing some of the symptoms of perimenopause, such as heavy bleeding, fatigue, memory loss or lack of periods, it is important to find a qualified practitioner and become an advocate for your own health so that you can get the support and care you need during this new stage. Your body is going to change eventually, so why not be equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to enter this transition with grace and ease? I am painting a picture of what is really going on inside your body so that you can set yourself up for success at any age.

Where are you at on your hormonal womanly journey? Share what you struggle with most in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes:

“There's a lot of other players at work that are having an impact on our health, and it is compounded on top of the fact that we are dealigning with these hormone fluctuations.” (9:31)

“PMS is the number one sign that I have not done my body right that month.” (15:44)

“It's also worth looking at how are we taking care of our bodies, what is our lifestyle looking like, how can we leverage the use of essential oils for emotional wellbeing during those moments? Because goodness knows they have been a lifesaver for me over the years.” (23:55)

“At the end of the day, you are worth it. You are doing so much for so many people, during this transition you don't need extra on your plate, so take the time to take care of you.” (30:14)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Order the Essential Oils Hormone Solution Book Here

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils by Dr. Mariza

Dr. Anna Cabeca Julva Cream

EY 041: How to Own Your Menstrual Cycle

EY 042: Progesterone with Dr. Lara Briden

EY 072: Overcoming Brain Fog Instantly

EY 077: One Year Anniversary Celebration

 

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Apr 16, 2019
081: How To Get in Control of Your Moods So They're Not in Control of You w/ Sara Chana Silverstein
41:54

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Herbs you should consider to boost your mood, energy, appetite and more
  • Using random acts of kindness to lower your cortisol and blood pressure
  • Creating subconscious connections through smell and memory
  • Analyzing the patterns in your flares of emotions to become one step ahead of yourself
  • Planning ahead with herbs and essential oils to incorporate them into your daily life

 

Episode Summary:

By this point, most of us are aware of the intrinsic connection between aroma, essential oils and how it affects our mood. But did you know that you can harness the healing power of essential oils and herbal remedies to increase the happiness in your life and start making your mood work for you?

Sara Chana Silverstein is a fellow essential oil expert, as well as a Master Herbalist RH (AHG), Classical Homeopath and International board-certified lactation/breastfeeding consultant (IBCLC), and author of the new book Moodtopia. Sara Chana literally wrote the book on how to get control of your moods so that they are not in control of you, and she is here to share her expertise with us today.

It really is so simple to get your mood back on track and lower your stress levels with some inexpensive and easy natural solutions. Sara Chana shares her favorite herbal remedies for stress, sleep and everything in between, how to plan ahead and use essential oils proactively, and ways to become a master of self-awareness and your emotions. Sara Chana believes in the transformative nature of random acts of kindness, the power of using color, and many other simple natural tools to help lift your gloominess and change the way that you feel.

With a few small changes and the right perspective, you can begin to see a massive improvement in the way you feel and your outlook on life. Why go through life feeling burdened by your mood when you can do something about it and start living the life you want to live. Get ready to get back into the driver's seat and start controlling how you respond to the world again.

How do essential oils and herbs help you lift your mood when feeling down? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Pharmaceuticals can save peoples lives for sure, and some of the psychotropic meds are amazing. But for the typical person, I just knew that herbs were going to help them in a way that is even deeper than pharmaceuticals.” (9:51)

“In the hospital, I literally had a spray bottle, my little essential oil bottles, and it really kind of saved my life.” (13:48)

“You can take some oils and herbs ahead of time, and that's my goal. Now there are herbs and essential oils that will help you when you are in that moment of exacerbation, but I always like to try and be one step ahead.” (21:29)

“When I use herbs and essential oils, they are not magic pills. They work beautifully but they are one of a part of a system of getting to that point.” (37:02)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Top 5 Favourite Essential Oil Blends Cheat Sheet

Sara-Chana Silverstein Website

Get Moodtopia by Sara-Chana Silverstein

Follow Sara Chana on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | Pinterest

 

Other Resources:

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Apr 12, 2019
080: Going Beyond Gluten Free- How Your Diet Can Make or Break Your Hormone Health w/ Dr. Peter Osbourne
49:53

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How gluten could be impacting your gut, hormones and causing brain fog
  • Recognizing the difference between real food and ‘frankenfood’
  • Reasons you shouldn't rely on antibody tests to know if you are gluten sensitive
  • Understanding the role cortisol plays in your blood sugar and ability to build muscle
  • Why what you are eating could be causing leaky gut and causing hormone chaos

 

Episode Summary:

Dr. Peter Osbourne was astounded when he realized the connection food, and particularly gluten could have on your hormone health, stress and overall body functioning. He created the Gluten Free School to share this message and help others to radically shift their diets in a way that is the right direction and unique for them. Today Dr. Osbourne is here to explain how your diet could be making or breaking your hormone health and help those who are suffering feel empowered to make food work for you.

If you feel as though you are doing everything right and still don't feel 100%, an autoimmune condition or a nutrient deficiency could be to blame. Dr. Osbourne is sharing how to look at your patterns and get out of the vicious muscle wasting cycle, what foods to eat and which foods to avoid depending on your condition, and how to make your environment a hospital place to thrive. Dr. Osbourne is all about reducing inflammation, testing instead of guessing, and looking at diet and other lifestyle and behavior strategies you should be paying attention to improve your relationship with your body.

It is time to break free from autoimmune pain and fully understand how certain foods in our environment our impacting our health so that you can feel better and enjoy eating again. Recognizing what food can do for you can strengthen your willpower and help you improve your diet to make your hormones happy.

How does Dr. Osbourne's approach to diet, lifestyle, and gluten relate to your personal dietary mindset? Let us know in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes:

“Our system works in such a crazy way that most people believe that you drug the symptoms into remission and you continue to have the same behaviors that allow the disease to exist in the first place” (10:16)

“I knew that we weren't going to convince the other doctors to make a change, so we had to let the consumers know, we had to let the patients know, that we could empower them to make changes and save their own lives.” (11:38)

“How important is food? It is the number one factor that you have power over that you can control and change on a daily basis.” (19:12)

“If you can recognize the importance of food as being something that can make or break the way you feel, then you learn the lesson.” (36:28)

 

Resources Mentioned:

How to Heal A Leaky Gut by Dr. Peter Osbourne

Gluten Free Society Website

Dr. Peter Osborne Website

Origins Healthcare Website

No Grain No Pain by Dr. Peter Osbourne

Follow Dr. Osbourne on Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube

 

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The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

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Apr 09, 2019
079: Understanding Auto-immune disease and How To Calm Inflammation in the Body w/ Dr. Guillermo Ruiz
54:41

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How simply breathing and eating creates oxidated stress and increase inflammation
  • Why waking up in the middle of the night could be a sign of adrenal stress
  • Thinking of immunoglobulins like the keys to how your body is functioning
  • Ways to recover your sleep and help reverse an autoimmune disease faster
  • Understanding what you should eliminate in order to lose weight and feel better

 

Episode Summary:

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, with more than 23 million Americans currently impacted. While great in other ways, modern medicine does not have the tools or capability to help heal chronic illnesses. Luckily there are doctors like Dr. Guillermo Ruiz who focus on finding the root causes of autoimmune diseases so that you can calm your inflammation and stop your immune system from attacking you. Dr. Guillermo has seen where naturopathic medicine, an evolutionary and anti-inflammatory diet, and the power of sleep and stress can take you with the right tools in your hand, and shares those tools with us today.

You may be following the wrong lead with your labs, feel something is wrong despite your doctor assuring you everything is fine, or have already been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Either way, Dr. Guillermo provides insight into what is actually happening inside your body and helps empower you to be your own advocate and life a healthy life.

Learn how to systematically eliminate the factors that are creating your autoimmune response and ways to modulate your immune system to be less aggressive and ultimately reverse the autoimmune disease. Plus, discover how to properly connect the dots between your diet, lifestyle choices, and the way you are feeling.

By breaking down the umbrella of autoimmune diseases and gaining an understanding of how you can get your body working for you, you can create a life that doesn’t involve a handful of pills every day. Dr. Guillermo provides manageable and easy solutions to help your insides heal and get you back to living life again.

Have you tried natural remedies to reduce or reverse your autoimmune disease? Share your story in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes:

“A lot of people have an autoimmune disease or have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, but no one has stopped and said okay, this is what this means.” (10:07)

“When people talk about or criticize this complimentary or functional medicine, they will say ‘oh so quitting gluten is going to solve your arthritis or gonna solve your Hashimoto's or you name it’, and the answer is yes!” (19:35)

“There is no cheating in eating. You can cheat on your spouse, you can cheat on homework, but you don't cheat with food.” (32:16)

“If all else fails, at least you are establishing that environment of health that is going to fertilize the ground for you to grow and be healthy in the future when we figure out what is wrong with you.” (44:41)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Top Supplements for Your Natural Medicine Cabinet E-Book

30/30 Strong Website

30/30 Health Podcast

Integrative Health Website

Follow 30/30 Strong on Twitter

EY 078: Dr. Debi Silber

Contact an Integrative Health Practitioner at 480-657-0003

 

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Apr 05, 2019
078: How Your Biggest Crisis Reveals Your Greatest Gift w/ Dr. Debi Silber
48:21

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How to become aware of the betrayal that may be eating away at you inside
  • The importance of paying attention to your emotional and spiritual needs as equals
  • Why you should be checking in with your gut reactions and addressing your feelings
  • Getting to the root cause of your betrayal to heal your symptoms and move forward
  • Differences between Post-Betrayal Transformation and Post-Traumatic Growth

 

Episode Summary:

When going through a betrayal it can often feel as though you have no sense of security, and cannot figure out which way is up. Dr. Debi Silber experienced this personally after both familial and marital betrayals and realized that she needed to create a protocol to help women everywhere overcome a crisis. Throughout her research, Dr. Debi discovered the five stages of betrayal and a new collection of symptoms now dubbed post-betrayal syndrome. Today Dr. Debi explains the psychology of transformation and human potential so that you can feel empowered to turn your biggest crisis into your greatest gift.

The lasting effects of an unresolved betrayal can often be linked to physical ailments such as anxiety and fatigue, as well as a physical addiction to the chemicals released in your brain when experiencing a crisis. Dr. Debi is explaining why you could be holding onto your anger unintentionally and the impact it could be having on you, the benefits of hanging onto forgiveness and why you should let it go anyways, how to re-build yourself to achieve a post-betrayal transformation, and so much more.

It is time to stop being distracted by trying to survive and get to the root cause of your betrayal symptoms to start moving physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Dr. Debi provides spirited and expert advice on how to move through the five stages of betrayal successfully and gain a new perspective and awareness for the world around you.

Are you ready to embrace your conscious or subconscious betrayal to live a happier and fuller life? Let us know what emotions arose for you during this episode in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“When you realize that all of these symptoms are tied to this unhealed betrayal, you feel so much better knowing that there is a reason for all this.” (13:39)

“The things I am doing now, because of my biggest crisis, there's no chance I would have done it if it hadn't happened.” (23:45)

“When you do feel safe and valued and you forgive, that's when you have just become your highest self.” (42:50)

“It's not you. It wasn't about you, it really wasn't about you. Whatever the betrayal was, that was somebody else's issue, but that doesn't mean you have to live the rest of your life paying the price.” (44:16)

 

Resources Mentioned:

PBT Quiz

PBT Institute Website

From Betrayal to Breakthrough Podcast

Follow Dr. Debi Silber on Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram

 

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Apr 02, 2019
077: One Year Anniversary Celebration + Top 10 Essentially You Episodes w/ Dr. Mariza Snyder
26:39

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How and why I chose to create the Essentially You Podcast
  • Learn how to get smarter, faster and happier at what you do in life while succeeding
  • Dispelling the myths surrounding essential oils, hormones, and your body chemistry
  • How to love your liver the right way while shedding the extra pounds
  • A look at the amazing line-up coming up in the second year of Essentially You

 

Episode Summary:

Can you believe today is the Official One Year Anniversary of the Essentially You Podcast? It has been an honor to speak with so many brilliant educators on the past seventy-six episodes, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to continue to bring you knowledge from some of the best experts in the field so that you can feel empowered to make decisions about your own health.

On this special anniversary episode, I am looking back on my Top 10 Favorite Episodes from the past year, and giving you a sneak peek into which episodes could be right for you. I am digging into the details on which episodes you should be listening to if you are interested in resetting your metabolism and supporting your liver, are looking for hormone support through the use of essential oils, want to learn how to move through your emotions in 90 seconds or less, plus so much more.

Join me as we review everything that you need to know in order to understand why your hormones are sabotaging you and how to get them back on track. By using natural tools such as food, movement, supplementation, essential oils and self-care, you can reset your hormones and start truly living in your own body again.

I am dedicated to helping guide you on your natural healing path, and the Essentially You Podcast is the ultimate resource to help you reclaim your balance and own your own journey.

Did your favorite episode make the Top 10? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“[The Essentially You Podcast] has been the most incredible experience, the most wonderful project, and I love doing it every single week. This is the ultimate labor of love.” (4:44)

“We know that when we can get our hormones back on track, we can make profound changes in a lot of the symptoms that we are dealing with.” (10:27)

“I don’t know about you, but it really does feel like our year, and the year to make powerful changes.” (13:06)

“I want you to feel like you are empowered with the right tools and the right educators to help you overcome those moments.” (21:20)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Top 5 Women's Hormone Blends Cheat Sheet

EY 050: Why Loving Your Liver and Thyroid is Key to Hormonal Balance

EY 046: Reset Your Hormones To Lose Weight and Banish Fatigue

EY 061: Resetting Your Metabolism with Dr. Alan Christianson

EY 052: The #1 Precursor to Hormone Chaos and How to Get Your Body Back on Track

EY 072: Overcoming Brain Fog Instantly with Essential Oils

EY 033: The Truth About Hormones and Essential Oils

EY 044: What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About Your Thyroid with Dr. Becky Campbell

EY 051: How to Have More Energy to Do The Things You Love with Dave Asprey

EY 066: How to Release Anxiety and Build Confidence with Dr. Joan Rosenburg

EY 042: What Happens to Your Hormones in Your Forties and How Progesterone Can Help with Lara Briden

The Essential Oil Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

 

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Mar 29, 2019
076: How To Eat For Hashimoto’s and Understanding Food Pharmacology w/ Dr. Izabella Wentz
51:41

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Healing Hashimoto’s naturally through food, pharmacology, and nutrition
  • Independent steps you can take to test if you have a nutrient deficiency
  • Understanding why certain foods can upset your body in food pharmacology
  • Which digestive enzymes you should be taking depending on your digestive issues
  • Highlighting the importance of sharing information to help people with autoimmune conditions live better

 

Episode Summary:

A Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis diagnosis can feel like the weight of the world on your shoulders. Both today's guest, Dr. Izabella Wentz, myself, and 35 million other American’s know what it is like to face this condition head-on. Luckily there are people like Dr. Izabella, who has taken her background in pharmacology and dedicated herself to the understanding the powerful role nutrition can play in healing and even reversing your Hashimoto’s symptoms.

If you are experiencing symptoms common with Hashimoto’s, or you or someone you love has been diagnosed with this condition, it is not the end. Dr. Izabella shows us how to get rid of foods that are causing inflammation in your body, the importance of understanding the role food pharmacology is playing in your bodily symptoms, and how to use your digestive enzymes to get your nutritional deficiencies and gut imbalances in check. By acknowledging the ways your diet is, and isn’t, working for you, you can remove the things you don’t need and add the things you do in order to stabilize your thyroid and live life worry free.

While it may take some trial and error to understand which nutrients are helpful to you, Dr. Izabella is a generous and gracious guide here to help you navigate daily nutritional hurdles and start believing that you deserve to be healthy again. Stop overlooking your thyroid and start implementing Dr. Izabella’s easy to follow solutions to create a lifestyle you love with Hashimoto’s.

Have you tried toying with your nutritional intake to relieve your Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis symptoms? Share your story in the comments section on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Really that is how I became a Hashimoto’s expert slash human guinea pig, was just by trying to get my own health back.” (12:30)

“I kind of just decided to take my health into my own hands, and tried different things and eventually some of them worked. So I am happy to share with everybody what the ones that worked were.” (15:31)

“A lot of people are misguided in the nutrition world, where they think they just need to cut out more foods and then they will be perfectly healthy, and that can get into a situation where we actually lose our intuitive ability to pick the foods that are right for us.” (25:04)

“I address not just what to eat, but also how to incorporate it into your life so that it actually becomes easier to eat this way than not eat this way.” (37:20)

“A big part of my healing was believing that I deserved to be healthy and I deserved to be happy, and really investing in myself. So I hope you believe that you are worth it.” (48:43)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Izabella’s Favorite 5 Recipes and First Chapter Free Gift

The Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology by Dr. Izabella Wentz

The Hashimoto’s Protocol by Dr. Izabella Wentz

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: The Root Cause by Dr. Izabella Wentz

The Hashimoto's Institute

Thyroid Pharmacist Website

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Mar 26, 2019
075: How To Tap Into The Healing Power of Nature w/ Dr. Maya Shetreat
44:14

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Understanding the major role food plays in brain development and function
  • Breaking down the overwhelming science behind plant medicine and healing
  • How to develop a healing relationship with plants to receive massive health benefits
  • Emotional and spiritual ways that you can connect with plants and nature
  • Viewing nature as a symbiotic relationship to encourage mutual gratitude

 

Episode Summary:

While living in a big city can be great, it can sometimes feel like you are trapped in a concrete jungle, with no access to the beautiful healing power of mother nature. Dr. Maya Shetreat is passionate about tapping into the healing power of nature and helping her clients create a natural oasis in the heart of an urban city.

Dr. Maya is a neurologist, herbalist and urban farmer who harnesses the power of natural medicine through nutrition, herbs, essential oils and getting back to nature. An advocate for terrain medicine, earth-based programs and transformational healing, Dr. Maya’s work has taken her all the way to the Indigenous tribes of Ecuador in her search for ultimate healing.

By exposing yourself to germs and microbes, eating fresh food from healthy soil and getting out into nature, Dr. Maya believes you can heal your body far beyond the possibility of what most doctors even think about. Learn why sanitary environments aren't always a good thing, the scientific benefits of being surrounded by nature, and why you shouldn’t feel silly for hugging a tree.

If you are curious about how we can leverage the healing power of plants on a day to day basis to get emotional, spiritual and overall health benefits, Dr. Maya is your woman. She is explaining all of the varying degrees of plant healing and how you can incorporate the lessons she has learned throughout her research to help yourself get back to nature and on the road to healing.

Have you experienced any of the physical and mental benefits Dr. Maya describes resulting from connecting with nature? Share your story in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I kind of came back to my love and connection for nature and kind of applied it, and allowed myself to apply it, in all of its glory.” (11:05)

“We have thought for so long that being clean and not dirty is the best way to live, and it turns out that getting out into nature has such powerful health benefits, and getting dirty actually and being exposed to all those germs and microbes is critically important for our health on many levels.” (14:43)

“It’s really this profound number of things that really if you looked, no medication or drug could do all of those things. But nature does that for us.” (21:53)

“Essential oils are just another way that we interact in this very very deep way with plants.” (26:48)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Get Dr. Maya’s Earth Healing Bundle Here

The Dirt Cure by Dr. Maya Shetreat

The Terrain Institute

Dr. Maya Shetreat Website

Follow Dr. Maya Shetreat on Instagram | Facebook

 

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Mar 22, 2019
074: How to Rev Up Your Metabolism to Burn Fat Naturally w/ Dr. Brian Mowll
43:00

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • How to increase the amount of energy and fat you are burning throughout the day
  • Addressing the root cause of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and diabetes
  • Debunking the myths surrounding metabolism speed, hormones, and exercise
  • Key hormonal indicators that may be causing your weight loss resistance
  • Understanding the intimate relationship between thyroid, cortisol, and insulin

 

Episode Summary:

After watching a client reverse her diabetes through diet and lifestyle changes, Dr. Brian Mowll realized there was a wealth of untapped knowledge surrounding the connection between our sugar levels, liver, and metabolism. Ever since this discovery, Dr. Mowll has been on a quest to bring this healing information to as many people as possible through his Sweet Life Diabetes Center and The Diabetes Coach website. Today Dr. Mowll is here to share how you can get past your difficult or sluggish metabolism with a healthy approach to getting better.

Do you want to learn how to rev up your metabolism so that you can burn fat naturally? Or maybe you are looking to reverse your diabetes and find natural ways to reduce your metabolic syndromes? Dr. Mowll has the answers, as he breaks down the science behind exactly how to balance your metabolism and provides us with lifestyle changes you can make immediately to improve your metabolic rate. Learn about the importance of protein consumption, hormone control, and exercise, key factors that may be causing your body to resist losing weight, and how to reframe how you think about your metabolism to make it work better for you.

Dr. Mowll is here to provide you with the tools to help you lose weight, get your body back to normal and gain a new outlook on life. By better understanding the relationship between blood sugar and metabolism, you can get out of the fog of the traditional health care system and start finding some real results. If you are ready to get your metabolism back on track, reverse your diabetes naturally, and have your body functioning at peak capacity, this episode is for you. While lifestyle technique are you going to try and implement to get your metabolism back to work for your body? Let us know your metabolic game plan in the comments section.

 

Quotes:

“A good metabolism is often positioned as something you are either blessed with or cursed with, and I think that is not entirely true, there is much more to metabolism than meets the eye.” (6:54)

“How do we figure out how to lose weight? I think the answer is to be more in touch and in tune with our bodies.” (15:55)

“A lot of people get frustrated with exercise because they think it is the secret to losing weight, and they get frustrated to learn they don't lose weight just by increasing their exercise. And the reason why is because the body wants to typically balance that equation.” (29:46)

“That 5 or 10 or 15 minutes of self-care, of grounding myself each morning, really sets my day off in the right direction and it really allows me to make better decisions throughout my day.” (40:42)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Download The Blood Sugar Manifesto

The Diabetes Coach Website

The Mastering Blood Sugar Podcast

Follow Sweet Life Centres on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

EY 34: Dr. Alan Christianson

EY 61: Dr. Alan Christianson

 

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Mar 19, 2019
073: Why Creating An Environment To Thrive Could Be The Missing Link w/ Maggie Bergoff
41:39

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • Taking back control of your health by intentionally constructing your home environment
  • Why you should stop sipping your water and start gulping it down
  • The three things you can do to reduce your EMF exposure
  • How to improve your circadian rhythm by going outside at specific times of day
  • Ways to decrease your inflammation by adjusting your diet

 

Episode Summary:

If you're living in an environment where you don't feel set up to thrive, it could be the missing link to helping you feel your best. Maggie Bergoff is a functional medicine practitioner and certified nurse practitioner who believes that your environment has the power to not only help you get well, but stay well.

After both Maggie and her mother were able to heal themselves from their respective diseases through natural remedies, Maggie realized the untapped potential of the functional model and has dedicated years of her life to find answers about what is happening inside of our bodies.

Today Maggie helps her patients feel empowered to take ownership of their own health by taking control of their environment, and she is sharing her knowledge on how to achieve this with us today. Learn how to fine-tune your environment to decrease toxic burdens, optimize your air, water and food intake, and ultimately use this knowledge to nourish your body properly.

We all have the ability to improve our health and wellbeing by tweaking our environment to best serve us. When you're able to have a real conversation with yourself about what is not working for you right now, you can begin to make simple changes and start living life as a better version of you. Maggie is here to open your eyes to the way you could be living and provide you with free and simple steps to help get you there. Is there anything that you want to add or take away from your environment after listening to Maggie’s tips and tricks? Let us know in the comments section!

 

Quotes:

“There are answers out there, we really can find out what is going on inside of your body, and that is what lead me to my passion for functional medicine.” (5:17)

“I remember actually telling myself one time out loud, 'No one cares as much as you to heal your body.” (7:03)

“By controlling the things we know we can control and raising our standards wherever we are able, we can decrease inflammation and toxic burden like crazy, and it makes such a massive difference in your health.” (11:52)

“[Your environment] is so simple to fix that it's kind of a no brainer. And I really want you to implement this into your life and really create a habit.” (19:02)

“When you are healing, you really do need to be in it, because it will help make the journey so much easier and faster.” (32:32)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Top 6 Health Hacks to Achieve Optimal Health and Performance

Maggie Berghoff Website

Follow Maggie on Facebook | Instagram

 

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Mar 15, 2019
072: Overcome Brain Fog Instantly with Essential Oils and Other Powerful Tools w/ Dr. Mariza
37:56

What we're talking about in this episode!

  • What you can do to today mediate and heal your brain fog symptoms
  • Recommendations to move the needle and decrease inflammation in your body
  • Understanding how your mitochondria function impacts your brain energy
  • The best brain-boosting supplements for mitochondrial support
  • How essential oils can immediately improve mental clarity and decrease brain fog

 

Episode Summary:

Dealing with brain fog and the confusing frustration that comes with it is something that many women deal with, and something I'm determined to put an end to it. Our busy modern day lives can often be to blame for much of what we are experiencing, so it is essential to be equipped with knowledge on how to heal brain fog naturally.

In this episode, we explore the adverse chemical influences that are wreaking havoc on our natural physiological processes, what you can be doing to decrease the negative inflammation in your body, and ways to make sure your brain is firing on all cylinders.

Brain fog is almost instantaneously curable with the help of a few natural remedies such as essential oils and supplements. If you're ready to function at your best, boost your brain power and alertness when you need it most, and gain motivation to fuel your body in the right way, this episode is for you. I'm breaking down everything from the science behind mitochondrial dysfunction and how it plays a role in your gut and liver, to correcting your microbiome through intermittent fasting and so much more.

This no-nonsense conversation is all about preparing yourself to take on a powerful integrative approach when it comes to your mental clarity and brain function, and ultimately live happier and healthier. Circadian rhythms, Vitamin D, your microbiome and more are all on the docket today as we explore the interconnectedness of our bodies and the best way to care for your brain. What part of brain fog healing resonates most with you? Let us know what improvements you are trying to implement into your daily routine in the comments section.

 

Quotes:

“It isn’t necessarily just our hormones, what we are specifically talking about is the modern world assaults that we are dealing with.” (9:19)

“If you can move into a more natural way of regulating some of these issues, I highly, highly, recommend it.” (18:40)

“Simply inhaling or diffusing these oils can enhance your focus and concentration, as well as get rid of that brain fog and mental chatter.” (40:32)

“As you can see, it is all so interconnected.” (48:31)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Essential Oil Blend Cheat Sheet

Mitochondria Blog Post

Contact Dr. Mariza at mariza@drmariza.com

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution by Dr. Mariza

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils by Dr. Mariza

The Matcha Miracle by Dr. Mariza

EY 020: Emily Fletcher

EY 019: How to Makeover Your Green Cleaning Cabinet

 

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Mar 12, 2019
071: Why Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition Matter To You w/ Andrea Nakayama
53:46

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Differences between functional medicine relative to functional nutrition
  • Key primary tenants found in the institution of functional medicine
  • The massive role diet and lifestyle modification plays in your health and wellbeing
  • Finding a systematic functional approach to medicine that embraces individuality
  • Breaking down the three tiers to genetic and health mastery

Episode Summary:

After a personal eye-opening tragedy in the traditional medical space, Andrea Nakayama saw a lack of respect and humanity in the field and decided to leave her highly established career to pursue a passion for practicing and teaching functional medicine and nutrition. Since then, Andrea and her team at FxNutrition have changed tens of thousands of peoples lives by providing functional solutions for patients and practitioners to help them heal their health ailments and take back their bodies.

By looking at health from a functional lens, you can begin to see an individual's symptoms as a whole, with everything being interconnected. Andrea embraces this therapeutic relationship between patient and practitioner, as well as ways to think in systems of interconnectedness, and taking a systematic approach to understanding the complexity of the human body. She believes that by recognizing specific situations when you may need an outside clinical perspective, you can take more ownership as a patient and figure out what is going on inside your body.

Andrea teaches that by tracking how you feel, you can gain a sense of when you need simple course correctors to get your body back to feeling optimal. Today Andrea shares how to make the connection between how you feel and what you do, how to identify your individual non-negotiables, moving from deficiency to sufficiency, and much more. Andrea is embracing a rich new way of life and is bringing her optimistic energy and passion for healing to you.

By recognizing what is serving you and what is not, you can set the foundation to target your body dysfunction and find long-term solutions to bring you sustainable results.

Have you embraced the healing possibilities of the functional medical realm? Let us know where you are on your journey in the comments section on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“The entire experience woke me up to where we need to go in medicine and what is missing in medicine.” (2:51)

“When you don't have a limb, you don't miss having the limb, you just learn to use the other hand.” (14:17)

“We do need a clinical perspective, but from a closer lens to what is being executed each and every day. And that to me is where the functional medicine and lifestyle practitioner exists.” (19:29)

“What it really comes down to is, what do I want? What are my goals, what is not achieving those goals keeping me from in my life? And what am I willing to do to obtain those goals?” (29:41)

“When we are thinking functionally, we can’t think in a protocol. We actually have to understand what works for you, and what doesn't work for you.” (31:04)

 

Resources Mentioned:

FxNutrition Alliance Website

The Functional Nutrition Lab Food/Mood/Poop challenge

 

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Mar 08, 2019
070: How to Identify Hormone Imbalances During Perimenopause and Beyond w/ Candace Burch
53:58

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Examining the evolution of women's hormone health and testing
  • Specific hormones that are the key to overall health and longevity
  • Breaking down the relationship between estrogen, progesterone, and cortisol
  • What to be testing for as you begin your hormone healing journey
  • Incorporating a cortisol-based approach to exercise and appetite into your week

 

Episode Summary:

At this point in your health journey, you may think you understand the role that hormones play in your transition from perimenopause to menopause and beyond. However, understanding the role your hormones are playing is not enough to help you take back control over your body’s natural rhythm. You need effective and natural approaches to subside your symptoms, and that is where Candace Burch comes in.

Candace has a Masters in Health Education and is passionate about utilizing her scientific background to develop specialized testing methods to help women thrive during this time of transition. Today she paints a picture of hormonal symptoms most of us know far too well and provides scientifically backed methods to help you see what is happening inside your hormones.

Do you know the difference between how your brain perceives various types of stress? What about how your environment can impact your hormone levels, or why we are seeing a drastic increase in functional hypothyroidism? Candace is providing answers to these questions and so much more as she shines a light on the necessary steps that you need to be taking to protect your bodies hormonal functioning.

By knowing your symptoms, getting regular testing to identify your hormone imbalances and using your test results as a guide to rebalance your major issues naturally, Candace believes each woman can gracefully embrace menopause. Candace is providing lifestyle approaches and examples of clean habits to help you asses your hormone results and find natural solutions, so what are you waiting for?

Let us know how Candace’s hormone advice relates to your hormone journey in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Doctors would prescribe the same thing to me, my mother, my sister, the woman down the block, the gal at the grocery store, it was all the same. And we are not all the same.” (8:34)

“Don’t start with the thyroid, start with the estrogen-progesterone balance, start with the cortisol, let's find out where they are at and get those balanced. And then see if the thyroid doesn't resolve, which it often does.” (24:53)

“It is such a relief to know that there is usually a reason for the way that you are feeling.” (31:07)

“When stress takes center stage and cortisol levels are off, everything else is at risk.” (39:24)

 

Resources Mentioned:

20% off Test Kit and Consultation Package using code DRMARIZA

Your Hormone Balance Website

Follow Your Hormone Balance on Instagram | Facebook

 

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Mar 05, 2019
069: What Your Gut Is Telling You and How To Fix It w/ Dr. Marisol Teijeiro
41:33

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Common symptoms and signs of an irritated gut
  • What to look for in a healthy and functioning gut
  • Practices that can help you regulate your bowels in an emergency
  • Understanding how interconnected the gut and the brain are
  • How issues with the gut can play within our hormone issues

 

Episode Summary:

So many people in today's world deal with gut issues like constipation and bowel irritability. The truth is, this is an incredibly individualized problem, which really requires you to become an expert in your own health and listening to what your body is saying. Luckily for you, today's guest, Dr. Marisol Teijeiro, is here to help put your mind at ease and empower you to make your gut better.

Marisol is the queen of helping people ‘own their thrones’. Simply put, Marisol directs people to their poop and what their poop is telling them, in order to resolve your deeper gut issues. When it comes down to it, our bodies are not an island. Your brain requires good gut health and stress management in order to function properly, and Marisol is here to help get to the core of how you can begin to heal and repair your gut naturally.

Learn why castor oil packs and magnesium could be the simple fix to help your gut function better, how to structure your frequency and daily routine around your digestive system, and the huge role sleep, food, and movement are playing in your overall health. If you are tired of living with the symptoms of unbalanced gut health, it is time to take control and figure out what is going to help you feel better.

Have you mastered your own throne? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“People don't even realize that there's a lot of signs that are even outside the GI tract or the gut, that are a sign that there is a problem with how your digestion and how your body is working.” (3:17)

“Food really should be our friend, and we should eat it, absorb it and enjoy it. And then it should process out as quickly within 24 hours as it came in” (6:22)

“What we need to do is implement practices where we can improve, no different than an Olympic athlete will improve their sport if we have practices to improve our parasympathetic tone, and we can relax our state, we can really help our bouls to work better.” (16:25)

“At the end of the day there are so many supplements you can take and all those things, but it is the practices of your lifestyle that will take you the furthest. (26:24)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Free Blueprint For Gut Health

Dr. Marisol Teijeiro's website

The Essential Oils Hormone Solutions Free Bonuses

Dr. Mariza Book Tour Schedule

 

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Mar 01, 2019
068: How to Transition Into Menopause With Ease and Grace w/ Dr. Anna Cabeca
40:23

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Breaking down the changing hormonal landscape of menopause
  • Why self-care is paramount to healing symptoms over the age of 35
  • The three questions you should be asking yourself to stay in spiritual alignment
  • What to expect when transitioning from perimenopause to menopause
  • The importance of alkaline in balancing your hormones and feeling better

 

Episode Summary:

After being diagnosed with premature ovarian failure, or early menopause, at age 38, Dr. Anna Cabeca decided that she was going to fight back, and set off on a trip around the world seeking answers and philosophies. She took what she learned and integrated it into her own life as well as her gynecology patients, resulting in a miracle baby at 42 and the ability to help women overcome their hormonal struggles and transition into menopause with grace and ease.

Today Dr. Anna is sharing what she knows and how she has been able to create products and programs to help empower women to be their own healer. She is dispelling the myths surrounding menopause and perimenopause so that you can balance your hormones and get back to feeling your best. By addressing your symptoms and their underlying issues from the moment they arise, you can find your center and become in alignment with your soul image.

If you are looking for answers as to what to expect during perimenopause and menopause, looking for answers of what you can do right now to lessen your symptoms, or better want to understand why menopause doesn’t have to be a rollercoaster, this episode is for you.

Where are you at on your journey through your changing body? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I think with the grace of God and the information that I was able to learn, helped reverse my menopause, my premature ovarian failure, and help me then open my eyes to another world of medicine” (12:30)

“The body is so powerful. It has this tremendous capacity to heal itself, and that makes all the difference in the world” (13:39)

“Our physiology drives our behavior. And it is so important for women to understand that because we start to blame ourselves.” (28:47)

“Never give up hope, and you are never too old. Really keep looking at our potential as ‘what the next thing you want to do’ and go for it” (38:09)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Free Julva 7 Day Trial Gift Page

The Hormone Fix by Dr. Anna

Couch Talk Podcast with Dr. Anna

Dr. Anna Cabeca Website

 

 

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Feb 26, 2019
067: Getting To Hell Yes w/ Alexandra Jamieson and Bob Gower
51:39

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The four key principles to structuring your important and daily conversations
  • Anticipating potential communication landlines together as a unit
  • Using tactical empathy to understand someone else's point of view
  • Why you should be creating a safe word for when you are feeling triggered
  • The best ways to support others through your communication

 

Episode Summary:

Often issues that arise during communication are preventable issues that are linked towards our expectations in our relationships. Alexandra and Bob have created a four-step solution to framing your conversations in a way that result in a ‘hell yes’ for both parties. Co-authors and co-parents, Alexandra and Bob have brought their simple communication structure to the masses with their new book and are hoping to inspire everyone to get the most out of their everyday conversations.

Alexandra and Bob are diving into all four steps of their communication system in order to create a safe space and support others in your communication. By consciously framing how you ask questions, constantly viewing your decisions as a choice and continuously working to understand your triggers, you can get on the path of no drama and high joy.

Getting to Hell Yes is as much a communication tool as a mindset, and Alexandra and Bob’s interpretation of conversation is a refreshing change of pace in this modern world. By being vulnerable, expressing your expectations and truly listening to your partner you can begin to change the way you communicate and in turn your life.

Do you communicate well or could you use some work in that area? Give this communication system a try and let us know your results in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“This is a process which is really good to being a little more strategic about the personal things that you are doing and the idea of achieving alignment” (8:12) - Bob

“It can be a little fear-inducing to say out loud the stuff we worry about, but it is absolutely important to help you reduce the anxiety in your nervous system” (17:16) - Alexandra

“We realized that there actually is a really positive outcome that we could experience. We aren't just here to ‘get through this thing’, we are actually here to connect” (28:47) - Bob

“You can discover so much about someone you have known your whole life. You can newly connect with them, and for some of us that is such an incredible gift” (31:01) - Alexandra

 

Resources Mentioned:

Getting to Hell Yes by Alexandra and Bob

Find Alexandra Jamieson on her website

Find Bob Gower on his website

The Essential Oils Hormone Solutions Free Bonuses

Dr. Mariza Book Tour Schedule

 

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Feb 22, 2019
066: How to Release Anxiety and Build Confidence w/ Dr. Joan Rosenburg
49:23

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Understanding that your unpleasant feelings are there for your protection
  • How to move through the eight unpleasant feelings within ninety seconds
  • Questions to ask yourself when dealing with unpleasant feelings in the moment
  • Creating more confidence in yourself through six basic formats
  • Strategies to manage your anxiety and develop your emotional skillset

 

Episode Summary:

Gaining confidence and mastering your anxiety is an issue that is rapidly increasing in our ever pressuring modern society. Dr. Joan Rosenburg, Ph.D., psychologist, corporate consultant, and creator of emotional mastery training, recognized the need to help people move through unpleasant emotions and heal their emotional wounds in order to cultivate lasting confidence. Dr. Rosenburg’s practices are based off a foundation of resilience and authenticity, and she has created a step by step guide to help you manage your difficult feelings and live your most confident life.

Today Dr. Rosenburg is giving us a glimpse into how to develop confidence, why people struggle with unpleasant feelings, and the necessity to take risks in order to push your boundaries and release your fear of the outcome. She is breaking down how our bodily sensations help us understand our emotions, the connection between unpleasant feelings and confidence and making sense of what is triggering your emotions.

By choosing awareness instead of avoidance you can better be in touch with your daily feelings and gain closure and clarity around some of your biggest internal worries. Dr. Rosenburg is changing lives with her knowledge around anxiety, emotions, and confidence, and is here to help you gain clarity and create actions that best serve your emotional wellbeing.

Do you struggle with the issues that Dr. Rosenburg touches on? Let us know in the comments section on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“As much as the way we think gets in our way and helps us feel worse about ourselves as opposed to better, what I found is that people really struggle with dealing with unpleasant feelings” (15:28)

“If somebody remembers the formula one choice, eight feelings, ninety seconds, then they can actually lean right into those unpleasant feelings” (23:17)

“If you approach your relationship from the standpoint that you are seeing the other person as well-intentioned, that you are well-intentioned for them and they are well-intentioned for you, then it is like don't hold onto the hurt. They are not trying to hurt you” (31:00)

“As we speak we come to know ourselves and develop confidence, and its as we take action that's when we build confidence” (42:29)

 

Resources Mentioned:

90 Seconds to a Life you Love by Dr. Joan Rosenburg

Dr. Joan Rosenburg Website

The Essential Oils Hormone Solutions Free Bonuses

Dr. Mariza Book Tour Schedule

 

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Feb 19, 2019
065: Creating A Food Revolution w/ Ocean Robbins
45:31

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Why disease may be typical but it does not have to be normal
  • How to change your own personal eating habits to impact an industry
  • Simple action steps and recipes to put better nutrition habits into practice
  • The importance of creating a connection and community around food
  • Changing your body and the world with your fork and your knife

 

Episode Summary:

A lifetime of eating the standard American diet left Ocean Robbin’s family in multiple health crisis’s. Through a change in diet and lifestyle, they saw the incredible role that food plays in our overall wellbeing. Now Ocean is dedicated to spreading the knowledge of the huge impact that what we eat has on our health and our lives, and how you can start to make a change today.

Author of The 31 Day Food Revolution, Ocean is here to share his vision for the future of how we should produce, process and consume food. Ocean is all about making healthy eating accessible to all, educating on the risks of our current standard diet and easy ways for you to control the landscape of what goes into your body.

We all have different motivators and first steps to make the change to healthy living. Regardless of your reasoning, the first step to making a change is through your diet, and the results can be miraculous. Ocean is dedicated to helping everyone find a pathway towards the vibrant health you deserve and is sharing his passion with us today.

There really is no excuse for not beginning to change the way you think and approach food every single day, and the first step starts with you. By joining the food revolution and incorporating healthy eating into your life on a daily basis, you contribute to a brighter future for all of us.

Are you ready to get started on taking steps to a healthier future? Let us know your thoughts in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“We have seen in our family that when we eat the standard American diet, we get the standard American diseases. But we've also seen what can happen when we make a change” (13:03)

“The reality is you can slash your odds of getting most of the major chronic diseases of our time just by eating the right foods” (19:33)

“The key is you want to learn to love foods that love you back” (31:27)

“Each of us needs to take steps from where we are to where we want to go. And what those steps are is as diverse as the human race. But every one of us can do something” (42:19)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The 31 Day Food Revolution Website

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Feb 15, 2019
064: The Essential Oils Hormone Solution Book Release Party w/ Dr. Mariza Snyder
24:52

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Utilizing natural tools to create a comprehensive plan for your body
  • Removing fear and embracing healing as a joyful experience with essential oils
  • Warning signs and symptoms that you should not be ignoring
  • An update on my fundraising efforts to empower girls around the world

 

Episode Summary:

Today is the day I have been dreaming about for 18 months, and I am so thrilled to share my new book, the Essential Oils Hormone Solution, with you all. Today I am giving you a backstage peek into the journey that went into creating this book, from the first initial seed to its final full bloom. I am taking you into all of the research, testing, fundraising and love that went into this book, and how it can help empower you with natural solutions at your fingertips.

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution is all about knowledge and empowerment around your hormone health, and how to best equip yourself with tools for true natural healing. A powerful resource that needs to be shared with all of the women in your life, this book is a beautifully manageable resource that will help you decide your own health outcomes.

I am here to let you know that your symptoms are valid, and I want to write you a prescription to take charge of your own health and prioritize yourself. You can instantly balance your hormones through The Essential Oil Hormone Solution, so what are you waiting for!

Let us know your thoughts about my new book in the comments on the episode page!.

 

Quotes:

“I have been wanting to write this book for years, I just didn't know if a publishing company was going to see my mission and vision, and they did.” (2:49)

“It is my dedication to ensuring that this resource is really what you are looking for when it comes to creating natural solutions for yourself and your hormone health” (5:46)

“You are the boss of your healthcare and as a woman, you get to create a self-guided action plan towards optimal health for you, guided by practitioners like myself” (12:55)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Buy The Essential Oils Hormone Solution Here

Get Your Free Book Bonuses Here

View Dr. Mariza’s Book Tour Schedule Here

View All Books by Dr. Marzia

Donate to Days For Girls Here

Donate to Just Like My Child Here

 

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Feb 12, 2019
063: Hidden Reasons Your Chronic Skin Rashes Won't Go Away w/ Jennifer Fugo
49:25

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Recognizing the shame and embarrassment related to skin issues
  • Finding out what is going on underneath the skin that needs support
  • How your gut microbiome and skin microbiome constantly communicate
  • Where to get started when trying to clean up your chronic skin problems
  • Simple steps that you can start right now in order to heal your body today

 

Episode Summary:

Jennifer Fugo knows what it is like to live life with a chronic skin disease, and the intense impact it has on all aspects of your life. After she was able to cure her own eczema through healing her gut issues and naturopathic medicine, Jennifer knew she needed to take this knowledge to the world to help those who have been failed by functional medicine.

More and more people are dealing with chronic skin issues that don’t get any better, and it is time to put that to rest. Jennifer is here to provide you with tools to ensure you are steering yourself in the right direction, advocating for your condition, and finding a way to properly align your body and heal from the inside out. Jennifer has a client-based approach since she herself started out as a patient, and is dedicated to helping provide a clear understanding of what is going on in your body and how you can fix your internal issues.

In order to clear your skin issues, you need to be determined and patient for the journey ahead. Jennifer is providing a realistic look at what healing chronic skin issues can look like, giving you tools that you can begin to implement today and letting you know what foods are foundational to help support your gut microbiome. It is time to address what is going on underneath the surface and love your skin again.

Do you have any great skin tips to share with us? Leave us your favorites in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“There is this whole group of people out there, women, men, and especially children and babies, that are struggling without the capacity to get much help because of conventional dermatology” (10:34)

“There are 15 different root causes that can trigger these skin issues that underly the problem, and the skin is the last piece of the totem pole” (18:03)

“If you have chronic skin problems and you have never taken a look at what's going on in your gut, that is a big blind spot that you need to begin addressing now” (20:09)

“We can get things that are helpful from the conventional route. Let's utilize those things and combine them with functional testing that's appropriate and gets you answers” (32:29)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The 7 Eczema Soothing Smoothies

The Bi-Carb Stomach Acid Test

The Healthy Skin Show

Skinterrupt Website

Gluten Free School Website

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Feb 08, 2019
062: How To Extend Longevity As We Age + Debunking Myths about Protein w/ Gabrielle Lyon
49:05

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Debunking the myths around proteins and strength training
  • Dietary flexibility and what it can mean for your metabolism
  • Why you should be tracking your skeletal muscle mass and fat mass to lose weight
  • How to bring up the quality of the protein you are consuming with amino acids
  • Nutrition and physical strategies to help you lose weight and keep it off

 

Episode Summary:

So often women are given misinformation about their bodies, especially when it comes to the importance of muscle and protein. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon saw this gap in knowledge and set out to help women everywhere extend their longevity as they age. Dr. Lyon works as a functional medicine physician specializing in muscle centric medicine, and she has helped her patients, including yours truly, optimize our body compositions and manage our metabolism to the fullest.

Now, Dr. Lyon is here to share the solution to working your muscles and increasing your metabolism flexibility. Learn all about why you should be lifting weights and resistance training at any age, which dietary proteins your metabolism is drawn towards, and how much of each food group you should be eating per day in order to lose that stubborn weight.

Did you know that the number of carbs and sugar you eat could be giving you fatty liver? Or that carbohydrates can be linked to Alzheimer's disease? Dr. Lyon is here to lay out some truth and provide you with dietary and movement changes that you can make today. Any individual that wants to feel healthy needs to hear this information, and it is never too late to get your body to a better state of functioning.

Did Dr. Lyon’s recommendations surprise you? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Really what I felt people needed to focus on was the solution. The solution was and still is really maintaining the muscular skeleton system. Because muscle is the largest organ in the body.” (12:18)

“I think that its really about setting your expectations and not being limited by your mind” (22:30)

“All of these things are based on the building blocks of protein and you cannot swap out a carbohydrate or a fat, for that. It is essentially the building blocks” (37:02)

“It’s all about becoming 1% better every day, and really taking stock of the big picture” (42:33)

“I believe that everybody deserves the health of their dreams” (47:18)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Download The Lyon Protocol Here

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Website

Follow Dr. Lyon on Instagram | Linktree

Register for your Hormone Masterclass Here

Pre-Order the Essential Oil Hormone Solution

 

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Feb 05, 2019
061: Reset Your Metabolism and Make Your Liver Healthy Again in 28 Days w/ Dr. Alan Christianson
50:23

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Taking responsibility for your role in your bodies metabolism
  • How to drop pounds while resetting and gaining a healthy metabolism again
  • What you can be doing to support your liver to regain its full ability
  • Tips and tricks to curing your metabolism and reversing fatty liver
  • Differences between the metabolism reset diet and the ketogenic diet

 

Episode Summary:

Everybody wants to know the secret code to how to reset your metabolism and fix your weight and energy issues once and for all. Dr. Alan Christianson is the magician that figured out the secret and is here to share it with all of us today. Dr. Christianson is breaking down everything it takes to support your liver and get your metabolic flexibility back.

If you feel like your metabolism is slumped, your liver is overworked or your hormones are just feeling off, this episode is here to answer all of your questions and more. Learn about the differences in sugar, the three main indicators of a fatty liver, and how to drop those stubborn pounds and balance your appetite. Plus, finally understand the role fructose and glucose play in your diet, how to prevent early diabetes, and so much more.

Dr. Christianson is all about getting your liver back to where it needs to be to have the metabolism you want. Whether it is the indicators of your waistline or what diet you follow, Dr. Christianson literally wrote the book on how to reset your metabolism while managing stress and supporting your body.

What do you struggle with most about your metabolism? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“When the body works, you are hungry as you should be, you have energy throughout the day and your weight regulates. So the whole inspiration was wanting that to be a natural state for people again” (5:35)

“You can be smack dab in the middle of ‘normal’, and have that be a blatant sign of there being some kind of a problem” (10:20)

“When you can lose weight from the right place, even just 2 grams, the way your body can change back to a good state of health is spectacular” (16:11)

“If you’ve got it dialed in and your metabolism is lining up well, don't change what you are doing. If it's not panned out well, what I have done is tried to figure out what will work for the largest number of people in the largest amount of time” (37:58)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The 7-Day Metabolism Reset Challenge

Dr. Alan Christianson's Website

Order The Metabolism Reset Diet by Dr. Alan Christianson

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Feb 01, 2019
060: What To Know About Perimenopause and Birth Control w/ Dr. Jolene Brighten
47:14

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The phenomenon of women's symptoms being dismissed in medicine
  • Tips on how to get off of birth control in the least painful way
  • Ways to protect and optimize the hormonal integrity of your body
  • Tests and nutrients you want to be discussing with your doctor
  • Why menopause can be more of a stress issue than a hormone issue

 

Episode Summary:

Most women get on hormonal birth control for symptom resolution, yet many doctors view birth control as a ‘one pill fits all’ that is used as a band-aid to cover up the root cause of your symptoms. Dr. Jolene Brighten realized this and took her hormonal expertise to set out and create Beyond the Pill, a book aimed at helping control understand post birth control syndrome and the long term effects associated with hormonal birth control.

Today Dr. Brighten is here to shed some light on a topic many women know little about, but which impacts almost all of us. We are diving into everything you need to know about perimenopause, menopause and birth control, plus what symptoms you should be looking for, and more. Learn what post birth control syndrome is, how birth control could be impacting everything from your digestion to liver function, and the best ways to support your blood sugar, and everything in between.

If you are currently taking the pill, are suffering from post control backlash or dealing with perimenopause or menopausal symptoms, Dr. Brighten is here to help you create a powerful game plan and get your body back on track. Whether you decide to remain on birth control or not, Dr. Brighten is all about helping you create a safe and optimal health plan.

Together we can focus on feeling better right away, learn what our hormones can do for us right now, and how you can change your symptoms for good.

Were you aware of the impact that hormonal birth control plays in the function and health of your body? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Most women don't understand how their menstrual cycle works until much later in life, its something that we really need to start changing in all these conversations” (11:37)

“I don't have 20 years to wait around for science to come out with a study to validate what I’m feeling and what I am going through, and I don't think any other woman does either” (15:24)

“The secret sauce to transitioning through peri-menopause and into menopause? Love your liver, love your adrenals, and make sure you care for your gut.” (33:25)

“All of that information is true, but is it true for you? And that is really the way we need to start framing these conversations.” (34:46)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Download Dr. Brighten’s Free Hormone Balancing Starter Kit

Beyond the Pill by Dr. Jolene Brighten

Dr. Brighten’s Website

Follow Dr. Brighten on FacebookInstagram | Pinterest | Youtube

EY 004: Dr. Jolene Brighten

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Jan 29, 2019
059: What Gets In The Way of Your Self-care and How To Fix It w/ Brodie Welch
46:17

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How to change the way you live your life through self-care
  • Finding a balance in the Ying and Yang of stress and rejuvenation
  • Bridging the gap between what you know you should be doing and what you actually are
  • The importance of community in changing your habits and mindset
  • How to integrate essential oils and acupuncture points into your self-care rituals

 

Episode Summary:

There are so many stresses that society puts on women that when we are confronted with the issue of self-care, we almost cannot fathom how we would fit it into our day. Brodie Welch recognized this as a major issue in our culture and started on a path to empower as many high functioning women as possible to take back control of their lives. A wonderful friend, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, Chinese medicine expert and self-care strategist, Brodie is here to get honest about self-care and how to shift your beliefs so you can prioritize creating the life you deserve.

Learn why sleep is one of the most important versions of self-care, why you should be truly valuing yourself for who you are and not based on any external factors, and the key strategy towards changing your habits. Brodie is explaining how Chinese medicine relates to the Ying and Yang of self-care, how to take things off of your plate, and the role self-care can play in improving your digestion, mood, and energy levels.

The things that we do every day that add up to how we feel in the long term, so when you do not prioritize yourself, you tell everyone else you are not a priority either. It is up to us to set a different standard for taking care of your mind and body so that you can better serve everyone in the long run, including yourself. Brodie is here to provide assistance and guidance for those sick of putting yourself last.

We all deserve to be our own most important priority. What steps do you take to implement self-care? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

Quotes:

“It is so dishearting to me to have people in that mindset that self-care is this optional thing. Or worse, that it is something that you do like just one and done” (11:36)

“We get to choose how we steer. Whether we are steering in the direction of health, or we are steering in the direction of imbalance” (12:03)

“A lot of times our greatest strength is our underlying weakness. And recognizing that we have more tools in the toolbox than our typical ‘go-to’, that requires identity evolution and it is scary” (22:53)

“The one thing that I would encourage people to pay attention to is that pulsation between Ying and Yang” (42:10)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Recipe for Brodie’s Self Compassion Blend - http://brodiewelch.com/smellcompassion

A Healthy Curiosity Podcast

Brodie Welch Website

Register for your Hormone Masterclass Here

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Jan 25, 2019
058: Exercise Flips So You can Master Your Metabolism Before, During, and (Long) After Menopause w/ Debra Atkinson
48:23

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Exercise flips that you can use to master your metabolism before, during and after menopause
  • Common unintentional exercise mistakes that could be sabotaging your results
  • Which exercises you should be focusing on depending on where your body is at
  • Specific muscle groups that you should be thinking about when training
  • Giving yourself permission to rest and listen to your body

 

Episode Summary:

We all know that exercise has many benefits for your body and is an important factor in keeping yourself in shape as you grow older. However, as we get older and approach peri-menopause and menopause, these same exercise routines do not serve our bodies in the ways that they used too.

Debra Atkinson not only knows this but lives it on a day to day basis to help hundreds of thousands of women find the perfect prescription for moving their body. A well-known wellness coach, fitness expert, author and more, Debra is here to help you flip the second half of your life with the energy and vitality that you deserve. By equipping yourself with knowledge about how to move your body, you can get the results you want at any age.

Today we are navigating the murky waters around what is happening to your body during peri-menopause, menopause, and post-menopause. If you want to get more energy, have better sleep and find a balance for your exercise and hormones, Debra is here to say that you are not alone. Learn how to find your exercise ‘sweet spot’, what to expect from various workout routines in each stage of your life, and more.

If you let it, your body can be your best friend. Today is the day to start moving your body and get answers for some of your most stubborn issues.

What stage are you at in your menopause journey and how has it affected your overall health? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I knew there was a demand and they were not finding solutions so I set out to reach more people myself” (14:42)

“If you start at 30, you are going to be much better off when you get to 50. But if you haven't started yet when you are 50, the next best time to start is today.” (18:53)

“It's going to a whole lot less important what the scale tells you because you are going to feel so much better” (33:06)

“In some way, shape or form, you have to invest in yourself in a way that will hurt” (38:18)

“It’s a lot like a marriage, not every day does it go really smoothly. But because you are committed, you stay in it and you make it work” (40:26)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Free Giveaway: Hot, Not Bothered: 99 Flips to Slimmer, Trimmer, Fitter, Faster So You Can Master Metabolism Before, During, and (Long) After Menopause by Debra Atkinson

Flipping 50 Website

Flipping 50 Podcast

Flipping 50 TV

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Pre-Order the Essential Oil Hormone Solution

 

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Jan 22, 2019
057: Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out w/ Dr. Samantha
50:05

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How to overcome overwhelm with natural solutions
  • The difference between managing and dismantling your stress
  • Empowering yourself with the steps to own your values and get what you want
  • Acknowledging societal expectations around what we say yes and no to
  • Looking at self-care from a stress, social media, and health perspective

 

Episode Summary:

I want you to take a question and ask yourself, how often do you feel stressed? And do you know the true root cause of why you feel that way? Many women have shared issues of experiencing overwhelm and don’t know how to get themselves out. Luckily, Dr. Samantha recognized this issue through her naturopathic physician and acupuncturist clinic in Portland, Oregon, and has been working for the past 22 years to help people find physical and mental balance.

Now, Dr. Samantha works with clients to create innovative and personalized approaches to dismantle your stress from the inside out and figure out what you really want in life. Dr. Samantha believes that the first step is to figure out what you want in your life, what your values and beliefs are, and what is stopping you from getting what you want out of life. Through practices in self-care, taking time to consider why you are saying yes or no, and breaking free of societal constraints.

So many of us are running around in these tangent circles without a clear way out. It can be a combination of mental, emotional, nutritional and lifestyle issues that are disconnecting you from your natural state of being. These factors can come from societal, family and internal pressures which are setting ourselves up for failure. If you are ready to get brutally honest with yourself and change your hard-wired behaviors in your body, Dr. Samantha is here to help you unpeel the layers.

Today Dr. Samantha is sharing her 4 step process to figuring out what is most important for you,  a free bonus of the first values exercise from her new book, plus so much more. I know that most of us can relate to the feeling of desperately wanting to overcome overwhelm, but what did Dr. Samantha touch on that really resonated with you? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Over the years, more and more what I realized, is that you can’t separate out health conditions from your overall state of what is happening in your life” (10:32)

“It's okay to be busy if you want to be busy. It's about what you want to do, not about what society says we should do as women” (16:10)

“For the most part what has allowed me to do is step back and make choices that are in line with my values” (31:17)

“For me, I want to live an unconventional life, I don’t want to make my choices based on what I am supposed to do” (34:52)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Free Bonus Dr. Samantha’s To-Do Hit List Values Exercise

Overcoming Overwhelm by Dr. Samantha Brody

Dr. Samantha Online

Pre-Order the Essential Oil Hormone Solution

 

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Jan 18, 2019
056: Three Critical Reasons Why Your Hormones Need a Detox w/ Dr. Mariza
35:17

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The 3 critical reasons why your hormones need a detox
  • How a 14-day detox can change your hormone functioning and cellular communication
  • Why belly fat is a key indicator of mortality
  • Removing hormone saboteurs and managing stress through a food driven detox
  • Disrupting your bad patterns to get your hormones on an equal playing field

 

Episode Summary:

Did you know that the average woman is exposed to over 100 harmful toxins every day? This can wreak havoc on your reproductive, metabolic and stress hormones, and leave you feeling like less than your best self. These toxins create slow damage that can last for years and can affect everything from your mental clarity, too hard to lose weight and your energy levels.

Today is all about cleaning up and removing the gunk in your hormonal system and removing toxins to find hormonal balance. I am going over the main reasons you should detox, breaking down some of the myths around detoxing and toxic build up, and how you can maximize the effects of detoxing to get your body to its highest functioning state. Focusing on how you fuel your body and detoxing in a way that supports you will bring your body back to balance, and your hormones are the first step.

So many women are not educated on their own bodies or dismissed when we voice our symptoms. Instead, you should feel empowered to make the right choices and ask the right questions so you can find the solutions you are looking for. It’s time to consider how to decrease your waistline, decrease your risk for serious disease and feel better in your body, in one fell swoop with a hormone detox.

By taking charge of your hormone health and putting your body first, you can prime your body for healing miracles. What is your one word that you want more of in your life in 2019? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I created this book because there was a time that I didn’t have answers, I needed to heal myself. And that was a very difficult road and I wanted to write a resource that you could turn to with confidence” (7:44)

“Detoxifying the body can literally flip the switch towards healing in just a matter of a couple of weeks. That is how profound your body is ripe for healing miracles” (16:36)

“Most people don’t realize that your metabolism and your weight are controlled by hormones and that stress affects those hormones as well” (22:45)

“Things are a lot more complicated than they used to be, and when we are constantly triggering that response our bodies really suffer from it.” (29:33)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Register for your Free Hormone Masterclass

EY 052: The #1 Precursor to Hormone Chaos

EY 050: Loving your Liver and Thyroid

Pre-Order the Essential Oil Hormone Solution

Dr. Mariza Book Tour Schedule

The Metabolism Reset Diet by Dr. Alan Christianson

 

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Jan 15, 2019
055: Why Women of All Ages Should Be Weight Training w/ Theresa Depasquale
41:42

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Why women of all ages should be weight training and exercising
  • Being cautious about choosing your coach and who you take advice from
  • Easy ways to get started in weightlifting at the gym or at home
  • How building your muscles can help create a healthy metabolism
  • Recommendations for workout and diet regimes to help support your muscles

 

Episode Summary:

As women, it is so important for our longevity to weight train. Weight training can ensure you have healthy bones, low-stress levels, a supported cardiovascular system and keep your brain healthy. Nobody knows this better than today's superstar guest, CEO, and founder of Bikini Boss Fitness, author, and entrepreneurial fitness expert, Theresa Depasquale.

Theresa is here to debunk the myths around weight training for women and encourage us all to get up and move our bodies. She has a straight up, in your face approach to healing and fitness and is an advocate for the importance of movement and changing your mindset around working out.

It is amazing what your body is capable of when you are focusing on movement, prioritizing your body, and in the right mindset. Theresa has built her brand around getting lean, fit and getting your metabolism back on track, all while prioritizing what is best for your body. You don’t need to go extreme in order to commit to weight training. If you are ready to jump in, do the thing you are scared to do and start your body on a path to protecting your metabolic muscles, now is the time to start putting your body first.

What do you do to put your body first? Do you weight train and if so, how has it improved your health journey? Share it with me in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I don't feel like a lot of people are lazy, I feel like they are just not educated as to why they need to make these choices. So for me, that was just my big motivation” (11:30)

“This is how we are supposed to live, we are supposed to be extremely active and weight bearing through our whole life, not just in our 20’s and 30’s.” (20:18)

“The biggest thing is really just learning how to pressure yourself properly so you do get the results you want without the injuries” (22:46)

“You will be shocked at how much more and how much better you perform after workouts than when you don't” (30:18)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Download Theresa’s Bikini Boss Workout App

Follow Theresa on Instagram and Facebook

Bikini Boss Fitness Website

Purchase Boss to Bikini by Theresa Depasquale

Pre-Order the Essential Oil Hormone Solution

 

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Jan 11, 2019
054: Manifesting What You Want Through Mindful Movement w/ Erin Stutland
40:43

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Manifesting what you want through mantras and mindful movement
  • How positive self-talk can have an impact on the way you move your body
  • Taking care of your emotional wellbeing while focusing on your inner beliefs
  • Getting clear on what you actually want and trusting your inner voice

 

Episode Summary:

Are you looking to create big changes in your life in 2019? My guest today, Erin Stutland, has a passion for helping people create positive motion in their lives through mantras and movement. Erin is a mind, body, wellness and fitness expert, and recent author of the new book Mantras in Motion. Today Erin is providing an enlighting approach to creating movement in your life by moving your body.

Erin explores creating meaningful change by harnessing the bodies mental, spiritual and physical energy, She works to cleanse stuck energy and transform negative thinking into possibilities, by tapping into your strength and confidence as you have never experienced before.

Erin is an advocate for positive affirmations combined with physical exercise to create a spiritually moving experience. By understanding these concepts intellectually, and then accepting them into your heart and body so you can begin to move forward, Erin helps her clients move into happiness.  

By bringing in mantras to help manifest the changes you wish to see yourself and the world, you too can develop a determination to heal.

What things do you want to see more of in your life during 2019? Share it with me in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“It really comes down to how you look at things, how you talk to yourself, what is your attitude, what are your beliefs?” (15:07)

“That is what I was really interested in discovering. How can we get these concepts of compassion, confidence, courage, into our bodies so that they were not just intellectual ideas” (17:35)

“The missing ingredient from this manifesting process was using the glorious energy of our bodies, because that's really where so much of our energy resides, within our bodies. Why not use it?” (22:51)

“I think that is one of the greatest gifts when your inner voice becomes so loud that you can’t ignore it. Then I think the world becomes your oyster and you have to move forward” (33:05)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Soul Stroll Audio Download

Mantras in Motion by Erin Stutland

Erin Stutland’s Website

Follow Erin on Instagram

The Greatest Salesman In The World by Og Mandino

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Dr. Mariza Hormone Book Free Bonus

The Keto Quick Start by Diane Sanfilippo

 

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Jan 08, 2019
053: How to Create a Food Philosophy That Works For Your Body w/ Diane Sanfilippo
49:24

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Why you can have your own food philosophy that fits your specific needs
  • Simple strategies to break up with sugar in a way that nourishes you
  • Identifying distinct meals and preparing yourself for the keto journey
  • Thinking ahead and planning your day around getting hungry
  • Creating freedom around when you get hungry and feeling satisfied by your meal

 

Episode Summary:

With a new year comes new intentions and goals. For many of us, those goals should be related to breaking up with sugar. That’s why I am joined by the wonderful, 2-time New York Times Bestselling author and certified nutrition consultant, Diane Sanfilippo. Diane is the founder of Balanced Bites and a warrior for dialing into nutrition that serves you on an individual level.

Through her own experience ditching her heavy grain-based diet to regulate her appetite and blood sugar, Diane realized there was a more natural and sustainable solution to regaining your health. Through adjusting her nutrition to a ketogenic diet, Diane has helped herself and thousands of others create metabolic freedom through food.

Today Diane is sharing all of the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of maximizing your bodies potential through food. If you are curious about keto, Diane is the ‘soft landing’ to help you understand the ketogenic diet and how to find the right way to eat for you. If you are struggling with cravings, still afraid of fat, or don’t know what is going on with your body, this episode is for you.

Diane seeks to inspire others through information about nutrition and to find the right diet for your body type, no matter what you ultimately decide on. She is creating instant wins to move the needle in your health, and helping women become empowered in their own bodies.

Have you tried a ketogenic diet? What results did you see? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“That was like the first eye-opening moment for me about what we are eating in a way that affects our health in ways more than just weight loss.” (9:37)

“It's really that freedom, I don't have to freak out at this moment where I have started to get hungry because I am not going to get to that crazy hangry place.” (16:30)

“We really cut ourselves short when thinking and planning ahead about food. And I’m not saying to get obsessive about it, its just more being thoughtful about your future self” (28:38)

“I think people beat themselves up way too much, and I have seen this a lot in the keto community. Where people are like ‘well if I do this, will I not be keto?’ and I’m like, ‘are the keto police going to come get you?’” (43:18)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Keto Quick Start by Diane Sanfilippo

Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo

The 21-Day Sugar Detox Diet by Diane Sanfilippo

Balanced Bites.com

The Balanced Bite Podcast

Follow Diane on Instagram

Diane’s Keto Quick Start Touring Schedule

Diane Sanfilippo.com

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Jan 04, 2019
052: The #1 Precursor to Hormone Chaos and How to Get Your Body Back On Track w/ Dr. Mariza
38:56

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The implications of chronic stress on the body and what you can do about it
  • Why family lineage and lifestyle may be playing a bigger role in your hormones than you realize
  • Ways to get your HPA access and body back on track from excess stress
  • How to begin to heal your hormones and get to the root cause of your problems
  • Becoming more objective about your stressors and balancing your cortisol

 

Episode Summary:

It is officially 2019 and I am so excited to continue on this healing journey with you. To kick off the New Year, I thought I would take this opportunity to identify and help you better understand the #1 precursor to hormone chaos in the body. Now, what is the single greatest risk to the hormones that are helping keep our bodies on track you ask? That would be chronic stress!

While researching my new book I discovered a ‘Hormone Trifecta’, three simple ways to begin to heal your hormones and get to the root cause of your problems. Today I am sharing with you all the details of this Trifecta, and how it can help you reset your hormones, boost your metabolism and get your energy back on track.

I am diving into everything from how you can learn to eat for your hormones, why you should begin implementing self-care today, how to gain deep and restful sleep, and the ultimate power of essential oils to instantly reset your hormone and energy levels. Everything from the biochemical changes in our brains that happen during survival mode, to the physical toll of increasing stress and why you need to be resetting your HPA access to get back down to Earth, is on the table today.

A New Year is the time to put your body first and make sure you are getting everything you need to be the best version of you. The list of hormone-related symptoms can go on and on, and it’s time to put an end to the struggle and start living your best life!                        
What are your health and wellness related goals for the New Year? Let me know in the comments section on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Your body wants to be well and it wants to function at peak capacity” (1:04)

“I was determined to prove my worth through hard work, serving others and adding more to my plate. And at some point, my plate became this unmanageable crazy platter” (9:26)

“Chronic stress responses can create hormonal responses that can promote obesity, chronic disease states and even increased mortality rates” (20:12)

“I am so excited for this year for you and for me because I know this is the year we are going to create some massive and incredible changes not only for our bodies but for our lives” (37:50)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Receive your Free Pre-Order Book Bonus Here

EY 09: Morning Ritual’s with Dr. Mariza

Dr. Mariza’s Hormone Masterclass

 

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Jan 01, 2019
051: How to Have More Energy to Do The Things You Love, Feel Good and Age Gracefully w/ Dave Asprey
46:10

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How having more energy can allow us to live the life we want
  • The impact of the mitochondria on your cells, actions, and emotions
  • Using gratitude to rewire your brain and create happiness
  • What to do with your extra energy once you have harnessed it
  • The positives and negatives of ketogenic cycling

 

Episode Summary:

On this beautiful Christmas Day, it is fitting that I am joined by the lovely Dave Asprey. Dave’s resume needs almost no introduction. A fellow podcast host, 2 times New York Times best-selling author, founder of Bulletproof, and the ultimate bio-hacker ninja, Dave has figured out the key to increasing your energy and finding happiness.

Dave is committed to helping us get healthy through techniques many of us have never even heard of. Today Dave is explaining everything from the role mitochondria plays in our cells, to why you should be basing your diet around your great grandma, and how to feel fuller for longer with more energy.

We all want to improve our bodies, whether you want to get smarter, happier, or faster at whatever it is you do in life. Dave has discovered the secret to becoming more successful, happier and healthier, and he is sharing it all with us on this episode. If you are ready to accept gratitude as the doorway to forgiveness and start having more energy to do the things you love while aging gracefully, you are going to want to hear what Dave has to say.

Does Dave’s message of gratitude connect with your celebrations today? What makes the holidays so special for you and your family? Reach out and let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I’ve lost 100 pounds, I got rid of the diseases of aging that hit me in my 20’s, and I am healthier and younger now at 46 than I was at 26 in every measure I can find” (9:53)

“These are people who learned how to be happy. They did not do successful things that made them happy, they learned how to be happy because happiness is a lubricant for doing the things that matter to you” (13:44)

“That extra exhaust that comes out of the system, it shows up as muffin top. It shows up as sore joints, etc. If you can make those mitochondria work better, magic things happen” (23:36)

“We don’t all agree on food, but we all agree that if you don't eat what's right for you, then you are probably doing it wrong” (29:36)

“Gratitude is the doorway to forgiveness. And forgiveness is not about telling someone you forgive them, forgiveness is when you stop carrying someone else's baggage” (38:34)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Game Changers by Dave Asprey

The Complete Bulletproof Diet Roadmap

Bullet Proof website

Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Bulletproof Radio with Dave Asprey

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Dec 25, 2018
050: Why Loving Your Liver and Thyroid is Key to Hormonal Balance w/ Dr. Mariza
38:06

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Symptoms and key indicators of a sluggish liver
  • What you can do to support your liver on a day to day basis
  • Why working on weight loss without doing a hormone detox is a recipe for failure
  • The process of the liver in our female hormone balance
  • The two phases of liver detoxification and the best ways to a healthy liver

 

Episode Summary:

While some of us may know that loving your liver is the key to finding hormone balance, most of us don't know how to get there. That's why I am sharing all of my tips and essential oil recipes to support your liver and ensure your hormones are running like a fine-tuned machine.

It is not your fault if your hormones are out of balance. Hormones like cortisol and estrogen can play a huge role in that hard to lose weight or chronic fatigue, as well as the health of your liver. Your liver provides your body with over 500 functions, so it is important to show some love to your liver on a daily basis in order to keep it functioning properly.

Today we are diving into everything from why your over-the-counter prescriptions could silently be damaging your liver to my top essential oil blends and recipes to get your liver back on track. I am ready to provide you with over ten simple ways to empower yourself to fix your liver with solutions at your fingertips. Your liver deserves the best, and so do you!

Let us know your thoughts about today’s topic in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“When it comes down to hormone balance, this is really what is going on. Because the liver plays a big role. The liver is responsible for filtering out mutated hormones. A person with a sluggish liver would be quite affected by the hormonal imbalance” (12:04)

“Your liver doesn't get a break, its always working through this stuff, you know. Its always managing toxins its always managing the breakdown of hormones, its always managing the breakdown of proteins and fat metabolism, all of it. And so what we want to talk about is what it takes to really ensure that your liver is getting what it needs” (17:45)

“I knew that my liver was getting its butt kicked, I knew I was bombarding my body every single day with toxins… and I knew that we needed to change everything” (28:14)

“I hope that what you take away from this particular episode today is that your liver needs daily love, there's a lot of ways that you can begin to create those lifestyles.” (36:43)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Pre Order the Essential Oils Hormone Solution book and get $300 in Bonuses

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils

The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show #113 Why to Eat Organic Foods, Essential Oils to Improve Your Health, and More with Dr. Mariza Snyder

 

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Dec 18, 2018
049: How to be the Best Role Model w/ Nat Kringoudis
48:43

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How to be the best female role model by leading by example
  • How your younger self-experiences can influence how you feel as an adult
  • Understanding our bodies to diminish the fear around pregnancy
  • Ways to take care of your body and inspire the upcoming generation
  • Why it is important to have these conversations with the women in your life

 

Episode Summary:

Dr. Nat Kriongoudis is here to open up the dialogue to a conversation that has been missing for a long time. A topic by women for women and about women, today's episode is all about empowering your fellow females for a better future for all. A Doctor of Chinese Medicine, podcast host and best selling author, Dr. Nat is a role model for inspiring and lasting wellness.

It is our responsibility as women to educate younger girls about their reproductive health so they can better understand their health and changing bodies. By helping girls and women feel empowered instead of trapped in their bodies, Dr. Nat is breaking the taboo around our hormones and changing the conversation for future generations.

Everything from fertility to changing libidos and your first period are on the docket. Dr. Nat is debunking the myths around your cycle, pregnancy, hormones, and so much more. A refreshing conversation around the education about the menstrual cycle, hormone imbalance, and how to fix the problems that may arise, it is time to improve the landscape of women's health and address the fixable issues.

Your health doesn't just happen, it is a choice. That’s why its time to step up to better yourself and pave the way for future women and girls. Are you ready to lead by example instead of preaching? Let us know your thoughts in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I feel like we reserve being a role model just for our children. So how can you be the best version of you and inspire others by how you act and behave? Not just for children but for our loved ones around us.” (12:40)

“If we can fix it before its broken, and we can nurture young women in their journey, that's really for me where the gem lies. Because that is setting someone else up for long-term health.” (15:56)

“I think that if we were taught about our menstrual cycles and how we can use them to our advantage and how in fact it's not bad, in fact, it's wonderful - if you work it all out you can totally play that to your advantage. I think it would be a very different conversation” (23:37)

“We need the information. We need to be educated, we need to be able to make the choices and we need it to be okay. And if it's not okay then we ask more questions, and we get the clarity that we need to make it okay.” (31:18)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Get a free month’s membership to The Wellness Collective!

The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show: Episode 113

Period Party with Nicole Jardim

Pre-Order the Beautiful You Book

Dr. Nat’s Website

Follow Dr. Nat on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

 

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Dec 11, 2018
048: How To Create Your Dreams Integrating The Pillar Life Approach w/ Sheri Salata
45:38

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Deciding that radical self-care is the basis of the quality of your life
  • Why the words we use and the stories we tell ourselves matter
  • Paying attention to the voice in your head and cultivating your daydreams
  • How being selfish is the most elevated self-care practice
  • The little daily practices that can help you create a happy life experience

 

Episode Summary:

For so many of us, our worth has for too long been defined by what we achieve or bring to the table for others. Sheri Salata knows this first hand, as she dedicated over 20 years of her life to a thriving career as the Executive Producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show, co-president of Harpo and OWN, plus much more. Now she is creating her own message through The Pillar Life to share the life lessons that have taught her how to embody a life worth living.

A very exciting guest, Sheri is here to have an epic conversation about life’s lessons and how you can create your dream at any age. Whether you are 20 or 40, Sheri believes that now is the time for you to begin to closely guard, imagine and create the quality of your life. By putting radical self-care and personal freedom above everything else, you too can find the capacity to create and live your dreams.

When you stop making misery your compass and start listening to your daydreams, you can begin to start taking your ability to create your own life seriously. It is never too early to make radical self-care the absolute basis of the quality of your life. Say goodbye to restrictive thinking and hello to just leaning into what feels good.

What most inspires you about Sheri’s journey and her journey of truth and self-discovery? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“That kind of is why we created The Pillar Life. Because I need rituals. I need reminders. I need little ways, little touchpoints, in a day, to prevent me from going unconscious.” (12:00)

“You don’t have to be perfect. You don’t have to do all of this perfectly, let’s just keep leaning into what feels good. Here’s the truth, we tend to minimize the simplicity of happiness and what feels good. And maybe that's the most powerful North Star that we have.” (16:01)

“You actually can create empires and magnetize great love and have a beautiful, rich, abundant, happy and successful life, a life that you love, by doing less and being more.” (26:11)

“The temptation is everywhere to scroll through someone else's Instagram account, or turn on cable news and listen to what is going on in that razzmatazz. And the next thing you know, everybody else’s agenda, emotions, concerns, are now ruling your vibrational stance. You know, it is infesting your own environment.” (38:18)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The 10 Easy Steps to Launch the Pillar Life (The Pillar Life Guide)

The Pillar Life with Sheri & Nancy

This is 50 Podcast

Follow Sheri on Instagram

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Dec 04, 2018
047: Healing Secrets Of The Microbiome w/ Dr. Pedram Shojai
49:44

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Prioritizing your work-life balance and the many facets of self-care
  • How to bring mindfulness and yoga into your everyday life
  • Figuring out a way to take care of yourself while putting your kids or others first
  • Core things that you can begin to implement into the life you should be living
  • The research that your doctors might not know that could save your health

 

Episode Summary:

It is sad to say, but our current healthcare system tends to focus on big pharma, keeping our patients sick and feeding everyone the same information. Dr. Pedram Shojai saw this lack of knowledge in the filed and said enough is enough. Since then, he has written multiple books, produced many films and works as an advocate for anybody who needs a change in the operating system and wants to think more clearly about how they view health on a day to day basis.

Well versed on topics ranging from kung-fu, Buddhism and the importance of our gut health, Dr. Shojai is a wealth of knowledge and an inspiration for anyone looking to change gears towards your health. Today we are diving into how to live life with intention, focus on your internal wellbeing, and explore the hidden secrets of your microbiome.

While many of us believe that a vacation is all we need to reset our body and our mind, it takes much more than that to truly being to take care of yourself. Learn concrete tips for meditation and sustainability, why you might need to change the way your body operates, and the importance of thinking for yourself.

If you are sick of being blindly lead by doctors, are looking for information on your microbiome, want to learn how to curate your diet and seek optimal results for your specific body, this episode is for you. An epic and real talk about how sick our society is and what we can do to fix it, today’s episode will help you create a framework to live your best healthy balanced life.

How do you reset and take care of yourself? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I’m wanting to eradicate illness, and all I’m paid for, is frankly, to be honest, there are no incentives to even keeping people well because the money is all in treating sick people, right?” (6:29)

“Oh my God who the hell wants to be normal!? Normal gets sick, normal has chronic disease, normal is being told what to wear by the Kardashians. Normal is not normal, right? Normal has become zombie automaton slave in this like world that we live in. So if you are trying to be normal you might as well check yourself in and get a hospital bed” (19:57)

“The answer isn’t probiotics, it’s to live probiotically. Right, and its so hard to get through our thick skulls because we have been so trained to be like okay, what's the pill?” (27:16)

“Cancer is cancer and it sucks. But then you start looking at the psychology of the person who says that, and you start looking at the toxicity levels in the microbiome, and then just the psyche that starts to develop around somebody who goes toxic, stays toxic, and instead of trying to heal themselves sort of leans into it.” (36:27)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Interconnected: The Healing Secrets of the Microbiome Documentary Series

Well.org Website

The Urban Monk Website

View Dr. Pedram’s Other Books

 

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Nov 27, 2018
046: Reset Your Hormones To Lose Weight and Banish Fatigue w/ Dr. Mariza
44:06

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How to lose that weight that won't go away no matter what you do
  • Regaining your energy and getting your groove back
  • Specific hormones that play a role in your metabolism, energy, and stress
  • The best essential oils and home blends to support every aspect of your health
  • Proven workouts to help you blast the fat and focus on the right areas

 

Episode Summary:

So many women deal with constant exhaustion, unexplained or stubborn weight, brain fog, crazy cravings, and unrelenting stress, and don’t know why. For many, your hormone imbalance could be to blame! That is why I am dedicating today's episode to tackling the two most common issues I hear from women, which is how to tackle stubborn weight and constant exhaustion.

If you don’t feel at home in your own body and can’t recognize the stranger in the mirror, it is time to make a shift. You can reset your hormones with a few natural and effective tools like food, exercise, supplements, and essential oils, and get your life back on track. Were discussing the major role cortisol plays in your estrogen and thyroid, how to dial down your HPA access and which supplements can improve your hormone levels, plus much more.

Resetting your hormones can help you lose weight, banish fatigue and get your life back. You have permission to dream bigger than you ever have before about your life, health, and wellbeing. Why not get started today? Let me know in the comments on the episode page how your journey is going!

 

Quotes:

“Through trial and error and digging into the research, I healed my hormone chaos, got my energy back, lost that stubborn weight, and finally began to feel like myself again. And I’m here to share these protocols and remedies with you so that you can get your body back on track” (9:55)

“All these hormones are talking to each other, connecting with one another, so when one leg of the stool falls, a lot of the other ones are going to step in to overcompensate or they’re gonna also deregulate as well.” (22:08)

“If you are thinking about how you deserve health, and you start doing the actions that are going to help you get there, you are going to become the person that you know you can be.” (24:17)

“If you are looking for instant energy any time of the day, like move over caffeine, move over sugar. This is a sugar-free caffeinated free way to get instant energy, boost that focus and concentration, and get back in the game for whatever you're doing no matter what time of day.” (42:01)

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

Register for Dr. Mariza’s Hormone Masterclass 

 

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Nov 20, 2018
045: Regenerating Your Sexual Health with The Sexual Soulmate Pact w/ Susan Bratton
46:30

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Different ways to support your libido and turn it back on
  • Simple things to do before lovemaking to change the game on your desire for your partner
  • The soulmate embrace, sexual soulmate pacts, and the expanded orgasm practice
  • Learn how relaxation techniques can be used to get yourself aroused
  • How to make sure that your hormones are functioning properly to increase your libido

 

Episode Summary:

Are you ready to spice things up but are having trouble feeling connected to your partner or getting yourself to want to have sex? A common problem for so many women, Susan Bratton struggled with her own intimacy issues before saying enough is enough and dedicating herself to revive the passion. The ‘Dear Abby of Sex’ and trusted sex advisor to millions, Susan acts as a champion for thriving relationships and rediscovering the power of great sex.

Advanced orgasm techniques, bedroom communication skills, and sexual health and longevity are Susan’s pillars of sexual vitality, and she is sharing all of the ways you can achieve this with us today. Learn many practical ways you can begin to heal, connect and create pleasure with your partner to absorb the gift that we were co-created to share.

It is time to rediscover what you loved about your partner when you first met, and get on the pleasure spectrum by putting full attention on yourself. It is possible to go from no libido to a renaissance of pleasure through simple things like genital massage, hormonal balance, soulmate embraces and a great salad dressing.

Get ready for some straight talk to get your sex life back on track and bridge the orgasm gap. Discover the techniques that saved Susan’s marriage and turned her into the orgasmic goddess she is today.

Have you tried Susan’s tips to regenerate your sexual health? Let us know how you keep things pleasurable with your partner in the comments on the episode page.

 

Quotes:

“I have been there, and I have helped so many people come back to the passion that they had when they first got together.” (8:07)

“I really wanted to help couples actually have those moments of pure passionate pleasure in their lovemaking together. Where both man and woman were very satisfied by the experience.” (11:17)

“The bottom line is that you are a homo sapien. And a homo sapien is part of the animal kingdom. And for as much as we love those big brains we carry around in our head, our bodies and our hormones are in control” (31:00)

“When you get to that level with each other, that's when sex gets very good. That's when you start wanting it instead of needing to make yourself want it. That's when you stop relying on soul mate embraces and genital massage, because you are already turned on because you are having so much sex that you stay engorged over the days of the week cause you've had sex a couple times and now you're just like alright where are we today, what do I need to know, what sounds fun?” (32:58)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Sexual Soulmate Pact

My Relationship Magic

Personal Life Media

The Better Lover YouTube Channel

 

Follow Susan on Twitter

 

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Nov 13, 2018
044: What Your Doctor Isn't Tell You About Your Thyroid w/ Dr. Becky Campbell
38:38

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • How to reset and support your thyroid and gut health
  • Hashimoto's, hypothyroidism and how to check for them
  • The first steps to getting the thyroid back on track
  • Differences between specific thyroid healing diets and foods
  • Knowing your trigger and what you can do about them

 

Episode Summary:

If you are looking for some clarity around supporting your thyroid health, and need help laying out a plan to heal yourself from the inside out, then you have come to the right place. Dr. Becky Campbell is an expert in supporting women just like you in their journey to rediscover thyroid health. Millions of women are misdiagnosed with thyroid dysfunction and misregulation, and these misdiagnoses are leading to many living with a treatable sickness.

Dr. Campbell is providing us with easy to understand concepts that you can take away to your doctor or do at home yourself to get major changes in your thyroid health. Learn about indicators you should be looking out for, triggers you should be mindful of, how to understand the light at the end of the tunnel, plus so much more.


If you are fed up with being underdiagnosed or feeling like you aren’t your best self, your thyroid may be to blame. By further investigating your symptoms and knowing the first steps to getting the thyroid back on track, you too can reclaim your health and vitality. Do you suffer from thyroid issues? Let us know where you are on your thyroid health journey in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“With a lot of different testing and different protocols, I got completely better and I knew that I had to learn this myself and help other people the same way I was helped.” (2:50)

“Not everyone can afford to work with somebody one on one to work through each and every problem that may be contributing to this. So, I wanted to give people something that they could do that I know would make a difference” (14:54)

“I notice a change in about 90% of my patients within the first 4 weeks. And that is exactly why I wrote this book, I wanted people to get that change. And since I've written the book, all of the feedback I’ve gotten is the same.” (26:21)

“Listen to your body. If you are being told nothing is wrong with you, look with somebody else. Like, keep digging and keep digging until you find someone who will listen to you and takes you seriously and will work with you and keep working with you until they can figure out what's going on.” (29:29)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan by Becky Campbell

Dr. Becky Campbell's Ultimate Thyroid Guide

EY 042: Lara Briden

 

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Nov 06, 2018
043: Why Relationships Impact Our Hormones w/ Razi Berry
42:02

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Recognizing the connection between healing and self-love
  • Why our physiology and our consciousness are inseparable
  • How disassociating from nature could be causing disease
  • Listening to your body and tuning into your intuition
  • What you can do to connect the dots between your food and intuition

 

Episode Summary:

Like many of us who have become passionate about our health and wellness, Razi Berry has overcome some great illness in her life, and because of that journey has been inspired to create a powerful movement to help women get to the root cause of their health concerns. Specifically, Razi uses her unique perspective to focus in on relationships and how they are impacting the ways in which your hormones and cells communicate.

With an impressive resume to back her up, Razi’s passion lies around getting to the root cause of everything and anything when it comes to your health and wellness. By focusing on your relationship to yourself, other people and the world around you, you can find better ways to connect to who you truly are.

In addition to finding your self-worth and listening to your body, Razi believes in the ultimate healing power of being connected to nature. When you spend time immersed in the natural world, it is processed in every cell in your body and sends signals throughout your brain and heart to coordinate health. This can increase your body's natural intuition and ability to heal.

Through connecting to the earth, you are reconnecting the neural pathways to become more aware in your environment, and your own body. Our relationships and emotions play such a big role in our health and wellbeing. It is important to cue into your intuition and listen to your gut instincts to find true self-understanding. How do you feel about Razi’s approach to relationships and hormone connection? Let us know your thoughts on the episode page

 

Quotes:

“Your body is constantly giving you these messages of how to love her and how to take care of her. And when we're in our head all the time, we aren't listening to these body’s signals.” (11:17)

“This is all just like a beautiful symphony of energy fields. But then it has a real impact on the physical and mechanical properties inside of our cells and our organs.” (20:03)

“The body is just not going to give up on you. The body is going to continue to try, your body loves you, shes designed to take care of you and she's not going to stop laying down that inflammation, she's not going to stop calling in those troops until it's just, done.” (23:28)

“One of the most important things to do is really start paying attention to your sense of smell, start there. Get rid of anything in your environment that masks that.” (32:36)

“When you eat and move through life in a way that honors this interoceptive and intuitive ability, its strengthens those neural pathways.” (35:26)

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

EO Hormone Summit Download

Razi’s Free Gift: The Secret To Unlocking Your Intuition

The Body Electric by Robert Becker

Naturopathic Doctor News and Review

Love is Medicine Facebook Group

 

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Oct 30, 2018
042: What Happens To Your Hormones In Your Forties and How Progesterone Can Help w/ Lara Briden
43:29

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The estrogen rollercoaster, progesterone crash and when to expect it
  • Lifestyle habits that can disrupt your hormones
  • Why hormonal birth control is not a good option later in life
  • The important role progesterone plays in the way your body functions
  • Lara’s secret superpowers that you are going to want to leverage

 

Episode Summary:

If you are feeling confused around what is happening to you hormones now that you've entered your 40’s, you are not alone. This can be a confusing time for many women who are dealing with perimenopause, but Lara Briden is here to calm some of your worries.

Lara is a fellow hormone warrior and bestselling author of The Period Repair Manual. She is passionate about women's health, alternatives to hormonal birth control, and helping women navigate perimenopause and menopause with grace.

Perimenopause can be a decade-long stage of your life that can really shake things up in your body. Luckily, this stage does not last forever, and Lara has some great tips to help with some practical solutions to better periods. Learn what to do if you are having heavy periods during perimenopause, specific adaptogenic herbs to use, and how to balance your estrogen and progesterone.

It is time to get rid of the stigma surrounding menopause and learn what is going on inside of your body. By understanding what is going on inside your body plus setting boundaries around sleep, putting aside time for yourself and time for exercise, you can easily manage this transition with ease.

Have you experienced hormonal changes in your forties? How have you adapted to them? Let us know in the comments on the episode page

 

Quotes:

“That's what the pill does to women. It creates a kind of chemical menopause and then comes in with hormone replacement that forces a bleed… it's such a substandard type of hormone replacement.” (20:02)

“I will be sitting there looking at someone in the grips of those symptoms, especially if it's mood or sleep symptoms, women can't really tolerate them for very long. And honestly, all they get from their doctors is antidepressants or sleep meds. There is very little being offered to them and they are just being told, ‘well it's just that time of life’, but I don’t accept that.” (22:35)

“One thing for women to understand is this is temporary. You are not going to always be like this, even if you are getting bad symptoms it doesn't mean this is your life now, it just means you have to get through this transition” (23:07)

“There is a stigma that menopause is about being old for women which is just terrible for women because of the way society is, I would say the way the patriarchy is, does not value older women. But think about how many amazing, fantastic dynamic women that are out there in their 50’s and beyond, its not something to be afraid of.” (37:39)

 

Resources Mentioned:

I would SO love to have you attend the Essential Oil Hormone Summit! Get all the info here!

 

The Period Repair Manual Free PDF Download

The Right Way to Test Progesterone

Lara Briden Website

Follow Lara on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

 

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Oct 23, 2018
041: How to Own Your Menstrual Cycle with Hormone-Balancing Essential Oils w/ Dr. Mariza
36:51

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • A breakdown of how to navigate the four different phases of menstruation
  • Figuring out what normal looks like for you
  • Go-to essential oils to get the most out of each phase of menstruation
  • How to plan your calendar around your menstrual cycle
  • Getting your hormones back on track with targeted essential oil blends

 

Episode Summary:

Did you know that each of the four phases of your menstrual cycle has different hormones at play, and there are specific ways that you can best physically and emotionally support your body in each phase? Lots of women shrug this information off, but it can truly have a huge impact on your ability to live your fullest life. It is time to flip the script and take back your power when it comes to your menstrual cycle. We are tapping into your physical and emotional potential with this simple guide to your menstrual cycle.

Learn what is happening to your body during each of the four stages of menstruation, situations you should avoid and will thrive in during each stage, and essential oils to compliment each phase. Plus, I am sharing my favorite home recipe blends to help give you instant energy, reduce your cramps and PMS, boost your libido and many more.

Getting to know your cycle is a unique and amazing journey. When you are working with your cycle, you can save your sanity no matter what time of the month it is. Do you notice a difference in your body and mood between the four stages? Try some of my tips for cycle management and let me know your results in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“So often we as a society, I wouldn't necessarily say demonizes, but definitely there is this weird stigma around our menstrual cycle.” (8:03)

“Your body and your hormones aren't something to fight against or be mad at. Instead, begin to listen to your body and work with the different phases of your cycle so that you can really thrive in your life.” (9:09)

“Irritability, mood fluctuation, cramping, headache, muscle pain, bloating, you know it, we can feel like a hot mess!” (27:02)

“You may also be the kind of woman who is struggling during this time. And I have got some recommendations for whomever it is listening. I just want to make sure we set you up for success.” (28:48)

“You do have a lot of choices. And when you have knowledge around your cycle, you can really set your body up for success.” (34:17)

 

Resources Mentioned:

I would SO love to have you attend the Essential Oil Hormone Summit! Get all the info here!

 

EY 035: Nicole Jardim

Days for Girls International

 

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Oct 16, 2018
040: How Chris Beat Cancer w/ Chris Wark
01:13:21

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Making cancer treatment decisions that are based in hope and facts, not fear
  • Cancer as a wake-up call to radically change your life
  • What you can do to make your body inhospitable to cancer
  • Overcoming the challenges that come with radically changing your life
  • The value of finding a doctor who supports you in your healing
  • Practical steps you can take to reduce the stress in your life

 

Episode Summary:

A cancer diagnosis is full of uncertainty and changes your life forever. When it comes to making decisions about your treatment, it's important to have all the information and make your decisions from a position of knowledge, not fear. Chris Wark survived cancer by radically changing his lifestyle and shares his incredible story with us.

Chris’ diagnosis of colon cancer at age 26 sent him on a journey of examining his life and habits. He immediately switched to an organic raw food diet, eliminated toxicity, and changed his relationship towards stress.

His recent hit book, Chris Beat Cancer, is helping many cancer patients learn how to navigate treatment and make the best decisions to support their body in healing. He now continues to educate cancer patients on the risks and benefits of different treatments so that they can enter their treatment equipped with the information they need.

The benefits of eating right and living well so that you can gain control of your health cannot be understated. We have seen time and time again how stress is the root cause of so many health problems. Chris shares his advice of focusing on the mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your life in order to take charge of your wellbeing.

Have you or someone you know used alternative therapies to treat cancer? Tell me about it in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“It’s really important that patients make a decision that is rooted in facts and faith and not in fear.”  [18:33]

“If you have cancer, you should go ahead and assume that the way you’re living is killing you. Not to blame or shame or anything like that, but to open your eyes so you realize that your choices matter, that you have the power to change, that you have the power to affect your future, that today’s decisions affect tomorrow’s health, and that cancer is largely a manmade disease.” [23:40]

“We should all work with doctors. They’re a part of your team, but you’re in the driver’s seat. If you’re a passenger, if you’re hogtied in the back, that’s not a healthy relationship.” [46:51]

“Unless you deal with the root cause of your stress, whatever it is, and it may be multiple things, then you are going to be stuck in a pattern of self-medicating and that leads to disease.” [57:39]

 

Resources Mentioned:

I would SO love to have you attend the Essential Oil Hormone Summit! Get all the info here!

20 Questions for Your Oncologist

Chris Beat Cancer Book

Find Chris Online

 

 

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Oct 09, 2018
039: Self-Care Mastery with Brianne Hovey
43:21

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Recognizing the defining moments in your self-care journey
  • How to begin to change your beliefs about self-care
  • Key foundations for self-care that don’t cost a thing
  • Practical ways to take care of your mind, body, and heart
  • Setting stronger boundaries and knowing when to ask for help

 

Episode Summary:

Learning how to master the balance of self-care is something that so many of us crave, and today I am joined by a woman who has done just that, Brianne Hovey. Brianne believes that our belief system, and receiving merit based on what you do for others, has skewed our minds and bodies into self-care sabotage. She is on a mission to help you change your beliefs and therefore change your goals and your impact on the world around you.

By rewriting your belief system you can begin to take care of yourself and therefore take care of the world. Today we are dismissing myths about self-care, stressing the importance of how you talk to yourself, and how to listen to what your mind, body, and heart needs to be happy.

It is okay to put yourself first and express love for yourself. Daily gratitude practices, learning how to delegate and holding 100% accountability for yourself are all ways in which you can begin to take better care of yourself. We have the answers to what our bodies and minds need to flourish inside of each and every one of us, and it's time to start listening.

How do you practice self-care and self-love? Let us know your favorite way to treat yourself in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“And in that moment it was like this light bulb clicked on for me that I have to wake up and not feel like I have to be everything to everyone. And that I put everybody before me, which means I put everybody before my own self-care.” (10:45)

“What my life mission has become is how could I take care of myself every single day, how can I love myself so much so that I teach other people how to love themselves that way as well, because it is a mirror.” (12:18)

“It's about looking at new truths. The real reframe I think is looking at what do you want to believe and realizing you have the power to choose that belief.” (19:59)

“Such a huge part of your success in self-care is listening to your feelings, how are you feeling, and then setting stronger boundaries to support you and upleveling your own self-care.” (30:47)

“I finally realized that it's okay to take care of myself, it's okay to go within, and now my intuition can lead the way instead of me being lead by where life would take you if you aren’t in charge.” (38:17)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Turn Your Dreams Into Plans Free Workshop

Headspace App

Calm App

Brianne Hovey

 

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Oct 02, 2018
038: How High-Achieving Women Find the Fix For Unwanted Flab, Fog and Fatigue with Misty Williams
45:53

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Misty’s endometriosis diagnosis journey and why you should trust your body
  • How to understand your lab work
  • Discovering your root cause and how it can be connected to your symptoms
  • The importance of educating yourself and having the right practitioner
  • Information about an incredible free seminar to get your hormones on track

 

Episode Summary:

Do you have trouble advocating for your own health? Many women don’t have the time, energy or resources to stand up for their own health. Misty Williams, however, is on a mission to spread the knowledge she has gained through her own intense health journey to empower women to reclaim their health.

The host of a fabulous new free online event, The Fix for Female Hormones, Misty is inviting you to grab a seat to this upcoming event and learn how to be your own health advocate. Misty has an incredible story and preaches the ultimate importance of not being afraid to go to bat for your health. She found strength in the underground functional medicine community and looks at why the body is experiencing disease and how you can use information to reclaim your health.

There is no formula, your health takes time and you need to set yourself up with the knowledge you need to know what you are fighting against and advocate for yourself. By focusing on sleep, knowing what your markers are and understanding your lab work, you can work to protect your health. I’m sure a lot of us can relate to Misty’s journey in some way. How does Misty’s search for health connect to your story? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I walked out of [the doctors] office feeling like my body had been hacked. Like I had come in with a dollar sign above my head, because I had this cyst.” (10:48)

“The big thing that I started picking up on with my doctors is, if I didn't have something in my lab work for them to research further, something that was amiss or awry, then I wasn’t going to get any help from mainstream doctors.” (16:24)

“I know things now about health and managing my own health and lab work and protocols that I never dreamed in a million years that I would even care about, you know. But I had to figure out how to save myself.” (21:15)

“I want women to have access to the knowledge and information that I have been able to uncover, without all of the travailings. You know, without the years of spinning their wheels.” (34:26)

“We’ve got to come together as women and find ways of having our voices respected and heard and moving the needle and supporting each other. The hardest part of this is feeling like you are doing it alone. And you don’t have to do it alone, there is a sisterhood that will support you in reclaiming your life and we're gonna do that together.” (42:58)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Fix For Female Hormones Summit

The Fix for Female Hormones Free Online Event

Free Fix for Female Hormones Downloads

Healing Rosie

Maximized Genetics

 

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Sep 25, 2018
037: Five Ways to Rev Up Sex Drive with Essential Oils w/ Dr. Mariza
26:40

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The root cause of having a low libido
  • How to mitigate and support your hormones with lifestyle changes
  • The best essential oils to reduce stress while simultaneously boosting your libido
  • Mariza’s favourite yoga poses for intimacy
  • Tips and tricks around getting your hormones back on track

 

Episode Summary:

If your idea of a hot Friday night is falling asleep in front of the TV, then we need to talk about your sex life. Today’s episode is all about using essential oils and easy lifestyle changes to rev up your sex drive and help you feel like your sexy self again. I’m so excited to share my top 5 tips to help fire up your desire and fix your hormone imbalance.

There are many things that may be impacting your sex drive. By following a couple simple recipes and rituals to address stress and fatigue, you can fight libido crushers and stop missing out on one of life's greatest pleasures. Learn why clary sage is a girl's best friend, why you should be eating more chocolate and the secrets to my ultimate aphrodisiac spritz.

Have essential oils had a life-changing effect on your libido? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“As a functional medicine expert who specializes in hormone health, I am here to tell you that you can reclaim your sexy by incorporating some simple lifestyle changes with the aid of aromatherapy, and you can have fun doing it.” (2:16)

“By accessing the limbic brain through smell, what I love about essential oils is they have a profound effect on our stress and our hormones. As you know… essential oils have a way of literally deregulating your cortisol and ensuring that it gets back to balance.” (9:01)

“Regardless of your stress quotient, our emotional situation can often cause inhibitions when it comes to intimacy. So with or without you dealing with stress, emotions are still at play. Fear associated with how we look, past experiences, ability or a number of other factors can prevent our minds and therefore our bodies from getting into the mood, while many emotional factors can be elevated with essential oils” (16:32)

“While you're at it, schedule that self-care, schedule these lifestyle recommendations that I'm giving you today, schedule loving yourself. By supporting yourself with all of these wonderful habits like great sleep, self-care, eating well, using your oils, going to a yoga class, taking a hike in nature, all of these things are just ways to love yourself and setting the tone for living that best life.” (24:46)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Mariza’s Libido Boosting Massage Blend Cheat Sheet

 

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Sep 18, 2018
036: Reboot Your Gut And Regain Your Health with Dr. Vincent Pedre
41:41

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The importance of diet, nutrition and your gut health
  • How you can create immediate health results by fixing your gut
  • Why artificial sweeteners could be a serious risk on your whole body health
  • Ways that your gut health can impact your anxiety
  • The connection between gut health and how your hormones function
  • Nurturing the habit of focusing on starting with gratitude

 

Episode Summary:

You are in for a treat today, as I am joined by Dr. Vincent Pedre, my #1 go to gut health doctor in the world! Dr. Pedre created his Healthy Gut care program to help people create immediate health results by fixing their gut health. After suffering from digestive troubles as a child, Dr. Pedre broke free of standard medical treatment to help people understand the evolution of gut disease in our society, which really needs attention.

Happy Gut was born out of a huge need for people to understand their gut symptoms and how to heal them without harsh medications. Your gut health is the foundation for the rest of your body, so it is important to take care of your gut first. Gut health can be related to mental clarity, menstrual issues, allergies, and so much more. 

By laying the groundwork around all the disruptions that could happen to your microbiome, you can better understand your ‘gut galaxy’. Dr. Pedre is sharing his 3-day gut reset program, how to approach eating, and why you should focus on finding a happy medium.

Has your gut impacted your health? Let us know your thoughts on Dr. Pedre’s tips for achieving total gut health in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“And that’s what finally got me. I was always thinking, even though I was being a western trained doctor, that there was more out there, that there was a greater truth that I was seeking that I wasn’t being taught. And it wasn’t until I ran into functional medicine  that I found the answer to that truth.” (10:19) 

“When you feel bloated, you are miserable. Your day is ruined if you feel like you are three months pregnant after eating. So this is a big big problem and unfortunately, especially in the US, because of the way our diet has been adulterated by pesticides and partially by genetically modified crop, and all the preservatives and additives that are put into our food has really messed with the gut flora.” (17:39)

“A lot of times people had chronic gut issues or just chronic health challenges. It’s very easy to let that become the center of your focus. And that can really bring you down. And I find the best way out of there is to start finding the little things, even if it’s the smallest thing that brings you happiness and gratitude and start to express those. And little by little as you do that its gonna grow and grow. So increasing positivity and decreasing stress hormones through gratitude is very important part of healing gut health and healing the body.” (25:08)

“That’s who I wrote my book for. For all those people out there who have been suffering in silence, whose lives have been affected, who aren’t even going out and being social because they don’t know what their gut is going to do. And then to be able to follow my plan and fix their gut and come to a new happy medium where they have their lives back.” (29:49)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Pedre’s Website

Follow Vincent on Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram

Happy Gut Book

3 Day Gut Reboot Diet Guide

 

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Sep 11, 2018
035: Sync Your Menstrual Cycle with Your Life with Nicole Jardim
42:54

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Learn about the 4 phases of your menstrual cycle
  • Tips to get your cycle working for you
  • An emotional perspective to how your cycle correlates with the seasons
  • The best time of the month for productivity, compassion, communication and creativity
  • How to successfully schedule your life around your cycle

 

Episode Summary:

Understanding how your hormones work is the key to unlocking the best potential in your personal and professional life. Nobody knows that better than my friend Nicole Jardim, better known as The Period Girl. Nicole is a certified women's health coach and the creator of Fix Your Period, a series of online programs that empower women to regain their hormone health by effectively addressing issues such as PMS, PCOS, infertility and more.

If you ever feel like one week you are killing it and the next you can't keep it together emotionally, your period could be to blame. You deserve to get more out of having your period, and Nicole is going to share with us all of her tips to get your cycle working for you. We are diving deep into the four phases of your menstrual cycle, which phases can boost your mood and which you should avoid anything important during, and much more.

If you want to learn how to mitigate the effects of stress and reclaim ownership of your period, this episode is for you. Whether you are still figuring out your menstruation journey or are a seasoned pro, Nicole has some great tips to help you start owning your menstrual cycle.

What was your biggest takeaway from this episode? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I constantly ask my clients and my friends and the women who come to me, ‘Do you feel like you are on this emotional roller coaster?’ And I would say that pretty much 99% of women say that they do. Especially when they don't understand these phases of their cycle and the fact that everything changes on a week to week basis.” (10:59)

“What you are going to do is you’re going to start paying attention to the symptoms of your fertility. Meaning you’re going to start paying attention to those cervical fluid changes, you’re going to start to pay attention to the times you feel moody or you feel tired or you feel anxious or you feel very energetic. And once you can start to determine a pattern in this app, or you can even use a notebook or your calendar, whatever you want. That way you can really start to schedule things around your life.” (28:12)

 

“One of the main problems I see is that we are in such a state of chronic stress or in such alarm mode that our sex hormones are being impacted so severely that we are either losing our periods or were having very irregular ovulation and thus irregular periods, or were having a situation where we just can’t get pregnant… a lot of the time that's because our bodies are in such a state that they feel fear, they feel scared, and so it's our goal, i think it's our sacred duty actually, to really focus on how we can mitigate the effects of our stress.” (33:56)

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

The Period Girl Website

Follow Nicole on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Fix Your Period Quiz

Hormone Blends Cheat Sheet

The Period Party Podcast

Institute for integrative nutrition hormone health continuing education course

Cycles and Sex

Kindara Fertility Awareness App

Daysy Fertility Calculator


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Sep 04, 2018
034: How To Fix Your Metabolism For Good with Dr. Alan Christianson
38:19

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Key indicators to recognizing your metabolism isn't functioning properly
  • How to support your liver functions on a day to day basis
  • The importance of fiber diversity and butyrate: the breakout resistant starch
  • How to stabilize your blood sugar levels
  • Foods that Dr. C recommends to his patients

 

Episode Summary:

Most of us are aware that our experience in life is conditional on how we feel and how well our bodies function and that food play a big role in that. However, it’s more than just good food vs bad food. Dr. Alan Christianson joins us to explain how your body is burning the fuel you give it so that you can become your most optimal functioning self through the food you eat.

Dr. Christianson, or ‘Dr. C’ for short, has cracked the code on how to fix your metabolism and is here today to help share his knowledge on how to heal from the inside out. He is a New York Times best-selling author and naturopathic physician, inspired to get into medicine after his own health struggles with cerebral palsy and obesity. Dr. C helps his clients understand what is happening inside the body and regain their lives back by understanding protein, fuel, and nutrients.

We are diving into how to get your body into fat burning mode, why carbs might not actually be the devil, and how some surprising resistant starches can help your body function at a higher metabolic rate. Do you follow Dr. C’s advice on amino acids and maintaining fiber? Let us know your thoughts about his metabolism boosters in the comments on the show notes page!

 

Quotes:

“Your experience in life is so so conditional on just how you feel and how your body is functioning and how you feel about how you look, you know these are big things. And improving that can happen just by information that's applied well, and often times not from things that people are receiving from the conventional world.” (6:20)

“There are so many situations in which keeping your blood sugar steady is the key to good weight and good brain health and longevity and disease prevention, and the more it goes up and down the sicker we become. And even autoimmunity or adrenal changes, they are all things that can be worsened by erratic blood sugar.” (19:05)

“You are talking about detox, you gotta also be taking appropriate steps to detox during that whole weight loss cycle so that your body is not retoxifying or getting these toxic things more concentrated or in worse places, or just making it all not work.” (31:30)

“People often think about nutrients as doing something good, the more we have the better. And nutrients I think more like a key to a car. You know if the key is not there the car doesn't go, but you don’t make a car into a race car by pouring 50 keys into the driver's seat, you know. If you’ve got the key your good.” (32:49)

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Christianson’s Free Gift: The Definitive Fiber Guide

Dr. Christianson’s Website

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Aug 28, 2018
033: The Truth About Hormones and Essential Oils w/ Dr. Mariza
28:05

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Straightening out the misconceptions about essential oils
  • Making essential oils part of your medicine and cleaning cabinet
  • How to figure out if your lifestyle is contributing to your hormone imbalance, PMS or menopause
  • Stress and how to manage it better for your body
  • My Top 5 oils to help your body support your hormones

 

Episode Summary:

Completely burned out and in need of a reset? I got my body back on track through powerful plant-based nutrition, supplementation and self-care, and you can too! In this episode, I am telling you all about the power and effectiveness of essential oils and the amazing impact they can have on balancing your hormones.

If you are looking for some hormone support, especially if you are in your early 20’s to mid 30’s, essential oils can radically change how well your body functions. These beautiful, powerful plant-based remedies can support your body, endocrine system and daily self-care habits, and help bring your hormones back into balance.

Learn about the one oil no woman should be without when stressed, which oil can help with deep restful sleep, and how oils can be used to replace the products in your cleaning cabinet and medicine cabinet. By bridging the gap between your bodies hormone-producing glands and a healthy balanced body through all natural solutions you can use essential oils to get your body and life in check.

How do essential oils factor into your self-care and healthcare routines? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Stress was always a factor for my hormone issues, and I can admit that. I just didn't have the right tools at the time, when I was younger, to support me. Until I found oils, and they literally changed everything for me.” (5:50)

“By negatively labeling our hormones as the bad guy, we automatically dismiss our role in the ways that our body functions. It's so easy to place blame on our hormones but we can't act like we have no control over our bodies. Hormones are simply chemical messengers, and they are acting in accordance to our behaviors and our environment.” (9:08)

“When I began to see the essential oil and stress connection, I was just so excited at this beautiful solution that works instantaneously. So essential oils are the golden ticket to supporting this transformation in your life as they can bridge the gap from imbalance to balance while you work at recharging your systems by taking care of your overall health first and foremost. (15:45)

“As you are listening to the benefits of all these oils, you can tell they have all been proven for reducing stress levels in the body, and can be used for many other hormone-related concerns. But again they don't work unless they are in conjunction with other healthcare and wonderful self-care habits. And, most specifically, if you are not using them consistently enough.” (24:18)

Resources Mentioned:

Get Your Essential Oil Hormone Recipe Guide!

EY Episode 4: Dr. Jolene Brighten

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils Book

EY Episode 13: 10 Daily Rituals for Optimal Hormone Balance


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Aug 21, 2018
032: Boost Your Energy, Crush Your Cravings, and Calm Inflammation with the Ketotarian Diet with Dr. Will Cole
42:25

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The most common concerns and conditions that can be supported by functional medicine
  • Bringing the keto and plant-based worlds together
  • Specific benefits and concerns for women and the ketogenic diet
  • What Dr. Cole’s Ketotarian diet does that the ketogenic diet doesn't
  • Finding your own personal ketotarian formula for weight loss resistance

 

Episode Summary:

You have probably been hearing lots about the ketogenic diet, a revolutionary way of thinking about how we fuel our bodies that has been in the middle of some controversy lately, especially when it comes to women's hormone health. Dr. Will Cole is here to set the record straight about this traditional diet and explain his new approach to keto, designed to support women while decreasing systemic inflammation.

Dr. Cole gives us a breakdown of what exactly the ketogenic diet is, the benefits of plant-based eating and how functional medicine is changing how we treat patients today. Learn how a ketogenic diet can improve cognitive function, decrease brain fog, anxiety and depression, as well as support your hormone health and lose weight. If you are looking to boost your energy, crash your cravings and calm your inflammation with the ketogenic diet, this episode is for you.

Listen in to one of my favorite interviews to date as we uncover some important truths about diets, specifically about a diet that is sweeping the nation.

How did this episode impact you on your wellness journey? Does the ketotarian diet lineup to your way of thinking about food? Let me know what you are loving about this podcast in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I heard of this thing called functional medicine through [him], and I thought you know that sounds amazing. It's like marrying the best of western medicine which is labs and being evidence-based and the best of alternative health, which is actually getting somebody healthy and not just covering the symptoms up with medications. This really cool fusion of both worlds.” (7:56)

“I really spent my last couple years clinically and my writing as well to really come up with a solution for a sustainable, real foods way to do the ketogenic diet and that's when I created ketotarian which is a plant-based ketogenic approach to get all the cool benefits of a ketogenic diet but also have a great kind of alchemy with the plant-based diet as well.” (21:35)

“That's why I created the book, is to avoid those pitfalls of the ketogenic diet and i think that a lot of times people kind of throw the baby out with the bath water so to speak. And they try the ketogenic diet and they don't feel good and then they give up. And like with anything you just have to tweak it and personalize it and I’ve seen over the years what works and what doesn't and what most people kind fall prey to unintentionally so I try to boil it down in the bok.” (24:12)

“You can get your macronutrients perfect, you can eat the best foods under the sun, but if you're not really valuing who you are, how far are you really going to get? The foundation has to be self-worth and really loving your body enough to nourish it with good things.” (38:06)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Will Cole’s Website

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Mind Body Green

The Ketogenic Diet Book

 


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Aug 14, 2018
031: Heal Your Pain Now: Simple Strategies to Live a Pain-Free, Healthy and Happy Life with Dr. Joe Tatta
36:50

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The difference between chronic pain and acute pain
  • What it means to work in the biopsychosocial perspective
  • The connection between your brain, pain and stress
  • How nutrition and your internal thoughts can affect your pain
  • Daily lifestyle changes you can make to lower the inflammation in your body

 

Episode Summary:

Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 people in the United States suffers from some form of chronic pain? Chronic pain impacts more people in this country than heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. Dr. Joe Tatta shares today some simple strategies for how we can take control and live pain-free.

Dr. Joe Tatta has helped millions of people improve or overcome their struggle with chronic pain. After watching his mother overcome her own health struggles, and overcoming his own autoimmune disease, Dr. Tatta has dedicated his life to helping millions of people with his bestselling book Heal Your Pain Now and his health practice.

Dr. Tatta accomplishes pain-free living by focusing on the root cause of the pain, and dialing in on nutrition, sedentary behaviors and stress levels. He explains the connection between your emotions, thoughts, and pain responders and gives us tips on movement strategies that can get your limbs and joints moving again. By measuring your daily nutrition, thinking positively and changing your lifestyle you can feel empowered by your body again. Stop letting your pain control you, the time to get back to living life without struggle is now.

Have you or do you currently deal with some form of chronic pain? What do you do to manage it? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Chronic pain is really less about the body and more about what's happening in the brain and nervous system. That doesn't mean we ignore what's going on in the body, because there are aspects of our physical body that are important, but chronic pain really needs to be treated by what's called a biopsychosocial perspective, and that's a fancy word but it means we have to look at whats happening in the body, but also what is happening in someone's brain and nervous system as well as the complete environment in which they live.” (6:49)

“Often times, when we look at people with chronic pain the three more common kinda sixty-foot variables are one, their nutrition, two, their stress level, and then three, their sedentary behaviour, so that's kind of like the sixty thousand foot view of chronic pain. But if you can start to dial in on the nutrition, sedentary behavior, and someone's stress, then you are probably going to be about 75% of the way there.” ” (8:33)

“Chronic pain is the largest lifestyle disease. When we say lifestyle disease people think of ‘oh heart disease or diabetes, or obesity.’ But chronic pain affects more people than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined.” (9:01)

“Healing the gut is a big factor. Where people don’t make the connection is, ‘How can my gut health connect to my joint health’” (17:28)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Joe's Pain Free Living Guide

Heal Your Pain Website

Heal Your Pain Now Book


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Rosemary Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

The Body Balance Challenge - Take Charge and Revitalize Your Life in 4 Steps

 

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Aug 07, 2018
030: Heal Your Hunger: How to End Emotional Eating Now with Tricia Nelson
35:15

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • Understanding the connections between your emotions and your food cravings
  • How to identify signs of emotional eating
  • Using the PEP Test to identify 3 primary emotions linked to overeating
  • The difference between emotional hunger vs physical hunger
  • Tricia’s tips on how to end your emotional eating for good

 

Episode Summary:

Today, my friend Tricia Nelson and I are tackling the huge topic of emotional overeating and how to heal your hunger. After struggling with her own food addiction, and losing over 50 pounds, Tricia has dedicated herself to help those who are struggling with their weight, and today she’s going to share her wisdom with us.  

I get email requests to cover this topic all the time, and Tricia is the perfect person to help walk us through it. She is the founder of Heal Your Hunger, is an internationally acclaimed author, motivational speaker, and emotional eating expert, and has helped hundreds of clients overcome various food-related addictions.

As Tricia explains, getting control over your weight and what you are eating can be an incredibly powerful thing, but your freedom is contingent on how you live your life. She is an advocate for living life one day at a time and treating the person behind the disease, not just the symptom. It’s time to stop feeding your exhaustion, and start asking yourself what you’re doing to serve yourself as you work to regain your health.

Tricia gives us a breakdown of the primary emotions and triggers that prompt eating binges, how to structure your meals to help you overcome your overeating and how being a people pleaser may be sending you into an emotional eating spiral. If you have been looking for a reason to take that first step and change your life for the better, listen in as we discuss ways in which you can end your emotional eating for good.

Have you struggled with emotional eating? What are some of your triggers? If you’ve overcome it, what helped you make the transformation? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I tried many things, I tried diets and pills and potions and lotions and exercise programs and therapy and twelve-step programs and self-help books, you name it I tried it. But nothing I did worked until I finally came to see and was shown that my problem really is so much deeper than food” (3:04)

“We’ve all got something that drives us to be better, and mine happens to have been being an emotional eater, and it has completely driven me to be better. And to do the things like to meditate, to pray, to do all the things I do on a daily basis, I do them really because the things I do help me not have to overeat one day at a time.” (5:39)

“I think our nature is to like food and have an emotional attachment to food, I think God probably fashioned us that way so that we would subsist. But I think that people take it farther than others… it's really just a spectrum.” (13:13)

“The problem is that we are stressed out and we are not connected to ourselves. We are operating from the neck up and we are all in our heads but we are not in our hearts, not in our bodies and were really disconnected from our true selves, and that causes so much of our problem. It's really about getting back to being conscious if we were, and just really taking that journey from our head to our heart so that we can start to listen and start to really tune in to what's going on inside.” (19:41)

“In my program, I really teach people a lot about communication. Because you know we stuff our words with food and we don't speak up and we don't say what we really feel and mean” (23:41)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Heal Your Hunger Website

Heal Your Hunger Podcast

Free Quiz: Are You An Emotional Eater or a Food Addict?

Follow Tricia on Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram

Top 5 Hormone Balancing Essential Oil Recipes


Other Resources:

Slim & Sassy Metabolic Essential Oil Blend: Uses & Benefits

Weighing In On Weight Loss Part 1: What's Hampering Your Weight Loss?

Weighing In On Weight Loss Part 2: Using Essential Oils to Support Your Body

Weighing In On Weight Loss Part 3: Essential Oil Balance for Mind and Body

 

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Jul 31, 2018
029: Balance Your Hormones with Your Purse with Dr. Mariza
24:07

What we're talking about it this episode!

  • The best ways to keep yourself performing your best all day long
  • How you can use your cellphone for mindfulness and meditation
  • What you should have in your purse so you are set up for success
  • 3 supplements you should never leave home without
  • How to use Essential Oils during your on the go travels
  • Can cute shoes help you balance your hormones?

 

Episode Summary: 

Many of us are constantly on the go and think we don't have time to balance our hormones effectively. I am here to help set you up for success anytime and any place by learning how to balance your hormones with your purse! By keeping all of your mood-boosting choices in your purse you will be well equipped to deal with all of life's little emergencies.

If you are tired of keeping your body running at it’s best while putting up with everything the world is throwing your way, then have a listen to my tips on how to get the superhero you back. Today I am singing the praises of supplements, snacks, and oils that work as on the go treatments to keep you feeling your best. It's time to recenter, refocus and re-energize our minds and bodies with quick, easy and effective natural solutions.

Keeping your purse equipped with everything you need will help keep your body and mind feeling at their best all day long. Is your purse ready to take on life's daily challenges and keep you at 100%? Let me know what secret weapons you carry in your purse in the comments on the episode post!

 

Quotes:

“My purse literally contains everything I need when it comes to balancing my hormones and feeling like a rock star.” (1:53)

“So when the going gets rough I just want you to channel your inner superhero and remind yourself ‘you got this!’ no matter what happens roll on some of this superwoman power, look yourself dead in the eye in the mirror, put your hands on your hips step your feet apart and smile confidently at yourself. Just breathe deeply and rock that confidence!” (13:37)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Water Infusions Guide

GPS For the Soul App

How To Balance Hormones Naturally Masterclass

The Matcha Miracle

Smart Mom's Guide To Essential Oils

 

 

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Jul 24, 2018
028: The right skincare for YOU with Dr. Trevor Cates
41:44

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Incredible secrets to glowing skin
  • Skin change signs to look out for and what they might mean
  • How sugar is speeding up your aging process
  • How to figure out your acne trigger foods
  • What you should be looking for on your beauty product labels

 

Episode Summary: 

Tired of choosing between natural and effective skin care? Dr. Trevor Cates is here to dispel the myth that you can’t have quality, all natural skin care products. Dr. Cates is an author, podcast host and world-renowned skin doctor. She helps patients around the world get to the bottom of their skincare issues by working from the inside out. She’s all about clean, non-toxic and quality ingredients and has created her own skincare line to make sure her patients were getting the best natural solution out there.

Your skin is a mirror into your overall health, and problems with your skin can be a sign that your body isn't working quite right. Dr. Cates explains how to protect and preserve your skin and explains the huge connection between what you are eating and your skin issues. We are diving into the 5 different skin types, the main root causes of skin problems, and lifestyle changes that can change your genetic expression. Get ready to redefine skin care and learn how to achieve gracefully aging and glowing skin.

How do you currently care for your skin? Do you have any frustrations finding products that work for you? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

  

Quotes:

“I realized that I wanted to get this message out to more people about the skin and its connection with health and how we can actually look at our skin as a tool rather than just what can we do to cover it up and suppress it.” (9:05)

“It’s really up to us to pay attention to what we are putting on our skin” (23:36)

“I started asking different estheticians and dermatologists I knew ‘what are the good natural skin care lines?’ and the answer they gave me really bothered me, which was you have to choose between natural or effective when it comes to skincare. Natural skin care products just don't work. And I thought well that's ridiculous.” (30:41)

“That was what I realized was missing in a lot of the natural skin care lines, is that they would have a lot of empty ingredients. And maybe they weren't toxic but they weren't the ones that were actually going to improve the quality of the skin. (31:38)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Spa Dr. Website

The Spa Dr. Podcast

Follow Trevor on Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Pinterest

The 5 Best And Worst Foods For "Skinflammation" 

Clean Skin from Within Book

The Skin Quiz

 

Essential Oils 101 Online Class

 

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Jul 17, 2018
027: Build Your Strength + Own Your Inner Power With The Core Four Framework with Steph Gaudreau
54:54

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Steph’s ‘Core 4’ Framework for finding your inner power
  • How slowing down and being mindful can impact your digestive system in a positive way
  • Connecting to your food on a close personal level
  • Tuning the dial back into your inner intuition
  • The role trust plays in moving forward in your health journey

 

Episode Summary: 

Most people are drawn to the health and wellness space because they want to feel better. For a lot of us, the food we eat is probably the best place to start. Today’s guest, Steph Gaudreau took this idea and created her Core 4 Framework, a power based program designed to help women and men create a healthy mindset and stronger body.

Steph is an expert on helping her clients remember who they are through a journey of self-reflection. A USA weightlifting strength coach, holistic nutrition practitioner, founder of Stupid Easy Paleo and host of Harder to Kill Radio, Steph helps her clients own their inner power by building stronger bodies and minds, and believes that by examining how we create habits, reviewing our goal setting process and how we see the world, we can being to reflect on our own self-compassion.

We are uncovering the important truths about being a woman today and what it truly takes to take care of our bodies. Get ready to get real about loving our bodies, cultivating a healthy mindset and getting stronger in every aspect of our lives.

What do you do to cultivate strength in your wellness practice? Please let me know in the comments on the show notes page!

  

Quotes:

“When I finally learned how to really nourish my body with the foods that worked for me, when I learned how to incorporate movement in a way that was very nourishing for myself and work on mindset and all these other pieces, there became a sense of ease in my life.” (5:51)

“For me, taking the time to deliberately slow down has been so important in this process.” (20:29)

“I know what that feels like if you've just been told, ‘you're fine, nothing is wrong with you, its all in your head’. Its really difficult to come back to that place of starting to listen to yourself again and trusting yourself. So that's why for me, mindset became such a big piece of this, and it is one of the hardest parts to tackle.” (37:38)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Join Steph's Free 5 Day Healthy Habits Challenge!

Stupid Easy Paleo

Harder to Kill Radio Podcast

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Jul 10, 2018
026: Gut Bugs Are The Root Cause of Fatigue, Weight Problems and Hormone Imbalance with Evan Brand
55:35

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • How your fingernails can actually be an indicator of gut health
  • Evan’s theory of ‘test don’t guess’
  • Why living in a big urban city could be wreaking havoc on your toxin levels
  • Transitioning from fake food to real food
  • Gaining a nutritional insurance policy through enzymes

 

Episode Summary: 

Today we are talking about how an unhappy gut can be the root cause of many health issues, including fatigue, weight problems and hormone imbalance. The gut is known as our second brain, and allows our body to function on a day to day basis. Gut bugs can cause inflammation, mood imbalance, and increase your risk of chronic disease, and much more.

There are very few doctors out there specifically trained to identify the root causes and educate their patients on these root causes, which is especially important when talking about gut health. Luckily, I am joined by one of those few specialists today, Dr. Evan Brand, to discuss all your questions about how the gut works. 

Dr. Evan Brand is an author, podcast host, and certified functional medicine practitioner. After dealing with his own health struggles he started his company, Functional Medicine Clinic, to help his patients overcome issues such as chronic fatigue, obesity and depression. 

Many of us are operating outside of mother nature’s natural rhythm because of the toxic environment we live in. In fact, chronic fatigue alone has increased 11,000 percent over the past decade. Now is the time to take back control over your gut health by focusing on fixing the root issues instead of just fixing the symptoms. It’s time to begin your proactive journey to better gut health and overall wellness, starting with Dr. Evan Brand’s expert advice.

  

 

Quotes:

“I didn’t really get out of this trench until I got rid of these infections. I had done the whole paleo thing, I dialed in the diet, tons of plants, organic as much as possible, all the good things you should be doing, meditation, all the cool stuff people talk about. But it didn’t work because I had these root causes.” (10:52)

“If you keep asking why usually you will get to the answer, and the answer is toxins.” (18:12)

“If you have symptoms now and know somethings not right, I encourage you to be more proactive instead of reactive. If you wait till you are at rock bottom and you are about to lose your job because you are so tired, you’re so depressed that you’re about to get a divorce, you have so many gut issues you can’t leave the house because you are stuck to the toilet. Look, those are extreme cases and that’s usually when people reach out, but I just want you to tell you that you don’t have to do that. If something is off now, why not figure it out sooner rather than later?” (31:55)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Dr. Evan Brands Website

The Evan Brand Podcast

Follow Dr. Evan Brand on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube 

Evan and I are both speaking at The Candida Summit and we’d LOVE if you would tune in for free!

Why Stomach Acid is Good For You Book

 

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Jul 03, 2018
025: Is Coffee Bad For Your Adrenal Health with Dr. Mariza
48:07

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Is coffee feeding your chronic stress or fatigue?
  • All the factors that can influence how coffee affects you
  • How green smoothies helped me replace coffee
  • The difference between caffeine in matcha vs caffeine in coffee
  • Ways to give yourself an energy boost without the caffeine
  • Key remedies to help your body have more energy naturally

 

Episode Summary: 

Recently I have been hearing a lot about a controversial subject in women’s health. The question that everyone’s asking me is, ‘is coffee bad for your adrenal health?’. There seems to be a new study every day villainizing our coffee habit, yet we still hear that coffee can be beneficial for many of our bodily functions. Today I am here to set the record straight about coffee and how it is affecting you.

Personally, I love coffee, it is part of my morning ritual and something I look forward to, but this wasn’t always the case. For many years I was using coffee to escape my zombie state, and it wasn’t until I broke up with coffee that I found out that coffee wasn’t the whole culprit.

Those of us who deal with chronic stress and chronic fatigue often supplement our lack of energy with caffeine. This can plague our adrenal glands which creates a domino effect that puts our bodies at a heightened survival state, which can make us feel awful. Because coffee affects everyone so differently, it is up to us to listen to our bodies and decipher for ourselves what levels of caffeine we can handle.  Coffee can have many health benefits as long as it is not being used as a crutch. Do you have a love or a hate relationship with coffee? Today’s episode will help you get your relationship with coffee back on track.

What’s your relationship with coffee like? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Back in the day… I literally felt like a zombie just moving through the motions, of going through my day dealing with obligations and doing a lot of stuff I just really didn’t even enjoy, and coffee was one of those rare moments in my day that kinda felt like a self-care ritual but also gave me that little extra ‘umph’ to get the job done.” (6:08) 

“Does coffee add to the chronic stress issue in a survival driven person? Yes, but not for everyone. If you are constantly in chronic stress or chronic fatigue mode and you are drinking caffeine, and it doesn’t have to be coffee it can be any type of caffeine, if you are drinking that to give you that advantage and keep you going, that’s when we have a situation on our hands.” (12:22)

“It is a little bit more complicated than just saying ‘hey, coffee is bad, don’t drink it anymore’, I am not making that statement. I am saying ‘hey, pay attention to your body, see what’s going on. If you can drink coffee and it doesn’t have any profound negative effect on you then keep doing what you are doing, if you are feeling amazing and its doing its job… then keep at it. I want you to do what you love and fuels your body and makes you feel good.” (28:12)

“If you are finding yourself exhausted, wound down, and not knowing what’s going on, and you are literally drinking coffee so you can crawl through your day, it’s time to re-evaluate what’s going on because it’s probably not your best friend.” (28:25)

 

Resources Mentioned:

Pick up your copy of the Master Your Energy Guide

I'll be speaking at the Candida Summit, and would LOVE for you to come listen for free!

The Matcha Miracle Book

Ugido Matcha

Water Infusions Book

 

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Jun 26, 2018
024: How To Be A Wellness Mama with Katie Wells
41:38

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Becoming a CEO of your household
  • Katie’s survival system of systems and checklists
  • Tips on homeschooling
  • What self-care looks like for Katie
  • Ways to stay healthy while keeping your family's budget down 

 

Episode Summary: 

Did you know that for the first time in 2 centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter lifespan than their parents? This news was the breaking point for today’s guest, Katie Wells, who shares with us today how we can help our own break free from that statistic through the food choices we make for our families.

Also known as The Wellness Mama, Katie is a wife, mom of 6 amazing kids, as well as an award-winning blogger, author, podcaster and real food crusader. Katie offers practical tips, recipes, cleaning tutorials and so much more to help keep you and your family healthy.

This episode is for all the moms out there who want to get your kids eating healthier, taking on more responsibility for their well-being, and ultimately live happier and healthier lives. Women and moms have an incredible influence in shaping future generations, and it is up to us to provide natural and whole food and nutrition options for our children.

What are your tips and tricks to keep your family on a healthy path? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“As I learned these things and they weren’t being as wildly talked about as they are now, I felt like I had to share them.” (9:41) 

“Wellness mama is not just me, every woman that is willing to do this is wellness mama… there so many moms out there who are on the front lines doing this every day, choosing natural options for their family, cooking real food, and their kids eat vegetables and they all get enough sleep at night. These little baby steps that moms are taking across the country and across the world, I actually have so much hope that we can actually change that trajectory for our kids.” (10:21)

“That was the realization for me, not just to figure out how to get it all done, but also create the mental space by everything having its time and place to go to.” (18:12) 

“We can do all the right things for our health, but community and social relationships are the biggest predictor of longevity.” (20:31)

 

Resources Mentioned:

The Wellness Mama

Kids Cook Real Food Online Video Class

Heart Math App

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Jun 19, 2018
023: Why is Detoxing Better Than Dieting with Robyn Openshaw
44:06

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Why detoxing is better than dieting
  • What people are doing to detoxify in this toxic world
  • How a twice a year detox turned Robyn’s health issues around
  • The signs you need a detox and what to expect
  • Detoxifying foods that you should incorporate into your daily life

 

Episode Summary: 

Are you tired all the time but feel way too young to feel so exhausted? Have you struggled with getting to your ideal weight but no ‘fad’ diets ever seem to work? Do you feel anxious or overwhelmed by everyday problems? Robyn Openshaw explains today how many of these issues are caused by hormone imbalance, and food can be one of the biggest culprits.

Robyn is the author of 15 books, the founder of Green Smoothie Girl, and a single mom to 4 beautiful children. She has brought knowledge about effective detoxing to tens of thousands of people and works every day to help support familial health around the world. 

Unless you eat 100% organic plant-based, live in a rural area, grow your own food, and never drink alcohol, chances are your body needs a detox. We live in an incredibly toxic society, and although our bodies are amazing and resilient, we need to assist it to deal with the hundreds of toxins we deal with every day.

 Robyn dives into all the benefits of a comprehensive detox process, how you can get results and lower your weight set point, and explain the science behind detoxing so you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Shift the way you think about food and learn why a detox may be the best way to help get your body and mind back on track.

Have you ever undertaken a detox? What did it consist of and how did you feel afterward? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Your body, as a whole, deals with a constant wave of harmful toxins and yet it still keeps on moving along. The body is not entirely invincible however, it deserves some assistance in maintaining homeostasis and cellular vitality.” (3:28)

“When you eat unclean things can get pretty messy pretty fast.” (13:44)

“In this toxic age when there is so many preservatives and herbicides and pesticides and all kinds of heavy metals and different chemicals in our food that our body was not meant to assimilate or eliminate or metabolise, those chemicals need to go somewhere, and we don’t want them to go to our critical organs.” (22:30)

“This isn’t a diet, we are focusing on your health and focusing on detoxifying, weight loss is just a nice side benefit.” (25:40)

 

Resources Mentioned:  

Be sure to sign up for Robyn's FREE Detox Masterclass!

Robyn’s New Book Vibe

The Green Smoothie Girl

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Jun 12, 2018
022: Prevent and Reverse Full Spectrum Autoimmune Disease with Diet with Amy Myers
43:51

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • The 5 underlying causes of autoimmune diseases
  • Top tips for supporting your gut and the immune system while enjoying delicious recipes
  • How to stick to your dietary regime while traveling
  • Amy’s 4 pillars to help reverse your autoimmunity
  • The role stress plays in your healing process

 

Episode Summary: 

Autoimmune diseases are the 3rd most common disease in the US, affecting more than 23 million Americans. There has been a stark increase in the rise of autoimmune disorders such as celiac, asthma, type 1 diabetes and more. Luckily, there are many practitioners who are devoting their lives to helping you heal and reverse your autoimmunity. This is why I am so excited to have Dr. Amy Myers here today to discuss how to prevent and reverse autoimmunity through your diet.

Dr. Amy is a renowned leader in functional medicine and a 2 time NYT Bestselling author. She has written 3 books which have helped hundreds of thousands of people treat and reverse their autoimmunity. We are going to dive into our own personal experiences with autoimmunity and discuss the proven dietary protocol Dr. Amy has developed for over a decade.

Plus, learn how to make affordable, accessible and delicious gluten and dairy free recipes, tips and tricks on how to get your whole family on board, and the amazing results of Dr. Amy’s autoimmunity recovery plan.

Have you or a family member ever dealt with autoimmune issues? How have you learned to cope with or resolve them? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I really realized as I was seeing these amazing results with my patients that I couldn’t keep the word to myself. I needed to spread the message and say, ‘conventional medicine failed me and it is my mission to not have it fail you too.’” (9:58)

“I don’t say that I can cure autoimmunity, but I say that I can reverse it, or you can reverse it. And that means getting symptom free, getting medication free and often getting your antibodies to go down or go away.” (14:25)

“Either you can be on super toxic medications that have a potentially whole other list of side effects and maybe aren’t even giving you your life back, or you can make some diet and lifestyle changes, not be on any medications, and have your life back. For most people, the choice is pretty simple.” (17:33) 

“Most people don’t even notice the difference because the food is so delicious. The food in the cookbook is amazing and people don’t realize that they aren’t eating gluten or dairy.” (30:30)

 

Resources Mentioned:   

Dr. Amy’s Website

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The AutoImmune Solution

The Thyroid Connection

The AutoImmune Cookbook

Gutrecipes.com

 

 

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Jun 05, 2018
021: This One Simple Ritual Made Me Instantly Happy w/ Dr. Mariza
21:27

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • How to cultivate sustainable happiness
  • Daily rituals that helped me find happiness
  • Why you should start your day with gratitude
  • My favorite affirmations to help show yourself some love
  • The best essential oil blends to use during your happiness rituals

 

Episode Summary: 

Happiness is something that alludes many of us. Only 1/3 of the population rate themselves as happy, meaning almost 70% of us are unhappy. We are struggling with a happiness epidemic in our country, and it is time for you to revamp your own overall life satisfaction.

Happy people are more resilient, have lower chances of getting disease, and have a longer life expectancy. But happiness is not a consequence or a reward, it is a state of mind that must be consciously thought about every day. By starting every day with intention, and treating happiness like a muscle that we need to exercise regularly, we can start to work on our happiness from the inside out.

One great way to increase your happiness is to practice self-care daily rituals. In this episode, I will share my two favorite daily rituals, plus some bonus essential oil blends and weekly rituals, to help you get your happiness back on track.

There is so much to be grateful for, but we must take the time to remind ourselves of that and let positive thoughts wash over us. Join me as we think about our blessings and learn how to prioritize your own happiness again.

 

Quotes:

“People who seem to always be happy make a conscious decision to be happy, regardless of the circumstances.” (2:15) 

“Big house + fancy car + dream job + beautiful family, does not equal happiness. Take note of this the next time you find yourself thinking about how to make yourself truly happy.” (4:23)

“I really do feel that I can pick an oil and choose my mood based on that oil. And that is what excites me so much about the use of aromatherapy for emotional wellbeing.” (9:58) 

“You deserve happiness, we all do. And happiness opens the floodgates for everything else wonderful in life.” (19:54)

 

Resources Mentioned:  

Make sure to get my Top 11 Self-Care Wellness Rituals on the website!

Speed Dial the Universe

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May 29, 2018
020: The Stress Solution -How To Manage Stress (So It Doesn't Manage You) with Emily Fletcher
40:31

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • 3 ways to manage anxiety so it doesn’t manage you
  • The difference between mindfulness and meditation
  • Learn what the Ziva technique is all about
  • How meditation can cure insomnia, reduce anxiety and help you enjoy your life more

 

Episode Summary: 

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably know about the many benefits of meditation. However, many of us don’t meditate because we don’t understand it, are frustrated or confused by it, or believe that we don’t have the time. Today, Emily Fletcher is going to show us how to easily integrate a meditation practice into our lives!

Emily is the founder of Ziva Meditation. Emily decided to take her meditation training virtual to be able to reach people all around the world and help them realize the life-changing benefits of meditation. Ziva meditation has been featured by amazing companies such as the New York Times, Vogue and Harvard Business School.

We all know that stress wreaks havoc on both our minds and bodies, throwing your body into fight or flight mode which keeps your body agitated and retaining toxic stress levels. Stress wastes your energy, causes fatigue and greatly limits your productivity. By using meditation to get back to your center, you can tap into the very source of creativity and energy within you so that you have more energy to give to your work and your family.

Meditation can help reverse your body age, cure insomnia, eradicate anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, IBS, and more. The list is virtually limitless because the list of ailments that come from stress are also limitless. It time for us to take back control of our bodies from stress, and meditation is the key to having fewer distractions, less stress, and more of getting stuff done. 

If you have never considered meditation before, or are struggling with insomnia or anxiety, let Emily show you why it may be the path to your most productive, happiest and healthiest life yet.

What does your current meditation practice look like? If you don’t have one, what’s kept you from starting? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Harvard researchers estimate that 80% of doctors’ visits are caused by stress. Meditation is the single most powerful stress relieving tool available by natural means.” (2:05)

“We meditate to get good at life, not to get good at meditation.” (6:42)

“I want to encourage people to understand that meditation really is like any other skill, it takes a bit of training.” (10:04)

“The style of meditation we teach at Ziva is really designed for busy people with busy minds and is designed to be integrated into your busy life so you don’t have to shut everything down” (14:31)

 

Resources Mentioned:  

The Stress Solution

Ziva Meditation 

ZivaVAULT

 

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May 22, 2018
019: Green Cleaning Makeover To Reduce Hormonal Toxic Load w/ Dr. Mariza
26:34

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Learn about endocrine disrupting toxins and how they affect our bodies and hormones
  • How 5 basic products can reinvent your cleaning routine
  • A step by step guide to creating your own green cleaning cabinet
  • Which essential oils can replace everyday health and cleaning items in your home
  • My most used all-purpose cleaner recipe

 

Episode Summary: 

Today we are going to discover an issue that affects every man, woman and child every single day. I’m talking about toxic cleaning chemicals and household products. When I discovered the negative effects that these products were having on my hormones and overall health, my entire life changed.

Did you know that the air inside our homes is 200% - 500% more toxic than the air we breathe outside? This is because the harmful toxins found in cleaning and personal care products can lead to chronic diseases like autoimmunity, obesity, allergies and even cancer. By making over your cleaning cabinet to reduce your overall toxin load and help balance your hormones you will see amazing results in you and your family’s health.

If you have estrogen dominance, are chronically exhausted, have frequent migraines or are depressed, your body might be experiencing what I like to call pure hormone chaos. This is only magnified when we surround ourselves with toxic chemicals on a daily basis. By decreasing your and your family's exposure to these chemicals and silent toxins, you can improve your reproductive system, metabolism, brain function and so much more. 

In this episode, I will give you all the tools you need to give your cleaning cabinet a full out makeover, including common household items that will not only help you clean healthier, but also save you money! Something needs to change in your lifestyle to protect your family and make you feel like you again, why not start with the cleaning cabinet?

Did any of the products mentioned strike a chord with you? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Toxins play a huge, but overlooked, role in hormone imbalance. As a woman, it is important to understand the harmful effects that toxic ingredients have on the body, that are found in common cleaning and personal care products” (3:50)

“These chemicals hang out in our body and throw our hormones out of balance by messing with our liver, our digestive system, and even more so messing with the very same hormone receptors that are happening in the body” (7:43)

“You can easily makeover your entire cleaning routine in a few hours with just a handful of green cleaning ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your house” (13:51)

 

Resources Mentioned:  

My Green Cleaning Cheat Sheet and Shopping Checklist

Episode 4 with Dr. Jolene Brighten 

Episode 10 with Lara Adler

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils

 

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May 15, 2018
018: How To Thrive with PCOS with Amy Medling
32:38

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • The importance of filling your cup first
  • Learn the common PCOS symptoms you might not know you have
  • Changing your negative thinking into open embracement
  • How to think like a diva!

 

Episode Summary: 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is a common hormonal problem and one of the leading causes of fertility issues among women. It's such a common problem that I've received 50+ emails from all of you begging me to touch on this incredibly important topic, so get ready ladies, because today is the day.

Over 5 million American women are affected by PCOS, including today's guest and my best friend, Amy Medling. Shockingly, 50%-75% of women who have PCOS are undiagnosed, and those who receive diagnoses often are not able to explore all of their natural health options because they just don’t know where to start. In this episode, Amy shares with us exactly how to thrive while living with PCOS!

After being diagnosed with PCOS, Amy felt that she was not given proper information or access to decisions about how to pilot her own health. Since then, she has focused on spreading the word on how to naturally heal your body and get it back on track when living with PCOS. Amy helps thousands of women take control of their lives and learn how to thrive again with her PCOS Diva Protocol website and Healing PCOS book.

Amy shares all the ways you can take back control of your body by switching to an abundance mindset and making sure you fill your own cup first. Moving your body, shifting your habits and most importantly, having an open mind can change the game when it comes to how you relate to your own body. By practicing in self-care rituals that Amy outlines in her ‘Diva Protocol’ we explore all the ways in which you can thrive while living with PCOS.  

You don’t have to live with your symptoms, and you can and should be living your best life! Stop putting yourself last and shift your negative mindset into one that embraces, all while using the power of natural healing remedies to tackle your PCOS. Take back ownership of your body and learn how to live your life without PCOS holding you back. Because caring for yourself is not selfish, and it really can change your life.

If you're dealing with PCOS I'd love to hear what you do to live a thriving life, or what resonated most with you from this episode. Leave a comment on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“In order to be my best and give my best to my family, I realized I did have to fill my cup first and be a bit of a diva.” (8:22) 

“Women need to understand that they are not a victim, PCOS is not your fate, but there is also no magic pill. But you can thrive with PCOS when you embrace the power of knowledge, diet and lifestyle.” (9:41) 

“Nobody is really trying to get to the root cause of your issues, often times it’s up to us to put the pieces together and really advocate for ourselves.” (18:38)

“I want you to learn how to stop fighting with your body, and instead work with it in partnership to recognize its signals and respond in a loving and nurturing way.” (21:48)

“It’s all these small little choices that you make, from this abundant joyful mindset, that really sets you up to be the best version of you.” (25:14)

 

Resources Mentioned:  

PCOS Diva Website

Healing PCOS Book

 

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May 08, 2018
017: Why Self-Care is the Key to Your Success w/ Dr. Mariza
21:59

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • The importance of self-care in every aspect of your life
  • How to stop putting yourself last
  • Achieve the success you know you are meant to have
  • Morning rituals that will nourish you and set you up for a fantastic day
  • Opening yourself to incredible success

 

Episode Summary: 

On this episode of Essentially You, we're diving into one of my all-time favorite topics, self-care. This is one of my favourite topics because I continue to learn more about it every day, and it really has had a huge impact on my life, along with thousands of other women.

As women, we are raised to believe that our measure of success is how much we do for other people. However, in doing this we forget about the most important person of all – ourselves! Taking care of yourself is the key to your success, and can impact your health, energy, relationships, and so much more. 

We need to stop believing that self-care is selfish because it is not. By taking 30 minutes a day to recharge our batteries and get our mind and body in the right place, we will be able to be more productive, more successful, and all around happier people. 

Energy is everything, and we need to be fueled by our own happiness and fill our own cups first so that we can provide those we love with the same great energy. Taking care of ourselves means we are at our best when we need to take care of others, which is really our goal and nurturers. 

Let me help you get started by sharing some of my favorite morning rituals as well as daily habits to help you create the day that you want based on your needs and priorities. Find out how giving compliments and expressing gratitude can not only affect your mood but also those around you. Dive into what makes a productive morning routine, and how to continue to use self-care practices throughout the day so you are putting your best energy forward.

It’s time to stop being someone who doesn’t even have 5 minutes to go to the bathroom alone, and start being the successful, happy and positive woman that you have been neglecting inside of you! Let’s get started.

 

 

Quotes:

“The emotional and physical energy you create from daily self-care shows up in how you approach everything else in your life, including your success.” (1:35)

“If you are feeling guilty about self-care I want you to take a long hard look at yourself in the mirror and ask yourself, ‘do I have the energy that I need to show up in the world and be the person that I was meant to be?’” (3:35)

“You get to tune into as much joy and energy as you like. It’s all about shifting that belief and opening doors for more choices. Once you step into that higher energy you will begin to shift, and that includes your health, relationships, and so much more.” (16:21)

 

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May 01, 2018
016: How to Use Seed Rotation to Rebalance Hormones​ with Magdalena Wszelaki
40:28

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Why food is the most powerful medicine we have
  • Magdalena’s favorite easy, flavourful recipes
  • Learn about estrogen dominance and how you can get out of the ‘danger zone’
  • 3 scientific reasons to love flax seed
  • How the ‘PFF Breakfast’ could change your whole day

 

Episode Summary: 

Do you have a feeling that a hormone imbalance may be keeping you from a healthier and happier life? If you are struggling with some form of hormonal imbalance, there’s a good chance that what you are eating may be the culprit. Food, our hormones, and our health are all interconnected and as Magdalena Wszelaki shares with us, finding a cure through natural and effective solutions is easier than ever.

Magdalena is a holistic nutrition coach, and the founder of the Hormones & Balance community, and she joins us today to break down how to use food to stabilize your hormones. She knows first-hand how food can cure hormonal issues and has dedicated her life to sharing this knowledge and research with as many women as possible.

If you have food sensitivities, depression, are constantly getting sick or fluctuating with your weight, hormone imbalance is probably at play. Many women deal with estrogen dominance and other hormone imbalances, and don’t even know it. By viewing food as both medicine and information, it is possible to get your body back on track. Food is the one thing we do every day that we have control over, and it can have a major impact on our health and wellbeing.

By focusing on whole foods, and creating a new way of eating for yourself, you can repair your hormone imbalance and keep your body working smoothly. Magdalena gives us a lesson in hormone knowledge and I guarantee it will help women of any age. If you are looking for a cure for autoimmunity, thyroid issues, estrogen dominance, adrenal exhaustion, PCOS, menopause, or just not feeling right, this episode is for you.

 

Quotes:

“Food is medicine. And whole foods have incredible benefits for our bodies including how our hormones function on a day to day basis” (1:15) 

“Anyone listening is going to learn that you can be dealing with a lot going on inside your body, and there is still a way to heal” (10:39)

“We talk so much about awareness of breast cancer. As women, we have heard enough about awareness. We are aware, it’s time to take action. But nobody talks about prevention, nobody talks about the natural solutions” (17:00)

“We are here to empower people. And I find that women who truly believe that things can happen and they don’t fall into the mentality of victimhood can absolutely reverse estrogen dominance” (21:44)

“This is 7 years of my work and research put onto one page so that you don’t have to do the work. Because it worked for me and it worked for thousands of other women” (36:22)

 

 

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Apr 25, 2018
015: How To Look Beyond Nutrition To Achieve Ultimate Health with Teri Cochrane
36:25

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Teri’s go to detoxification juice and morning routine
  • The importance of listening to your body talk
  • Why stress is just like a cupcake and could be even worse for you than sugar
  • Learn the 4 major archetypes of Wildatarian’s
  • The super simple ‘Fab 5’ things you shouldn’t be living without

 

Episode Summary: 

Are you ready for a ground-breaking approach to the way you eat? Today the magnificent Teri Cochrane is here to share how she has cracked the code on how to eat for your individual body. Teri creates bio-individualized nutrition plans based off of her client's genetic profiles by combining the latest research in biomechanics, epigenetics, and nutrition.

Through her practice, combining her countless years of research and working with patients, she has created the Wildatarian lifestyle and nutrition plan. Instead of viewing a diet as a restrictive measure, Teri redefines diets as how you interact with everything you consume in life. This includes food chemicals such as proteins and sulfur, hormones, and most importantly stress. 

Today Teri shares the impact of herbicide roundups, pharmaceutical antibiotics and toxicity levels in what we eat, like red meat and chicken, and how they can have serious impacts on our hormone levels. It is necessary to understand not only how your body is reacting to the food you eat, but also how a large part of how we feel throughout the day is affected by stress. Stress can be a bigger issue than most women realize. Through Teri’s Wildatarian lifestyle you can open yourself up to a diet of abundance and joy. I promise you will see a huge result in not only your mental state but also your weight, energy and overall general health.

Have you ever experimented with individualized diet plans? How did they work compared to less specific plans? Leave us a comment on the show notes page!

 

Quotes:

“I have redefined diet to encompass everything that we consume in life, not just food. It is how we consume thoughts, our environment, how we consume the people in our lives and how we relate to them and they relate to us” (3:33)

“We are so excited to talk about this whole Wildatarian diet because I believe we have stumbled onto some real groundbreaking discoveries about our food supply and how it is potentially hurting us” (10:17)

“I cannot emphasize enough how deleteriously destructive stress is… Every thought we think has a wave pattern and that wave pattern has an expression and an outcome in our bodies which then results in diminished state of health or an increased state of health” (29:00)

“If we consume only that which serves our highest purpose we cannot intersect with disease, because we will be vibrating at a rate that is so high that it does not resonate with disease” (29:58)

 

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Apr 23, 2018
014: How To Live Life By Your Own Rules: For Your Health, Body, Career, Relationships, and Soul with Alexandra J
43:58

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Alexandra’s wellness journey and her relationship with food and identity.
  • The importance of having hard conversations in a non-emotional way to get into alignment with others
  • Being successful at failing and continuing to experiment and try
  • Positive psychology and the difference between a “Fixed Mindset” and a “Growth Mindset”

 

Episode Summary: 

Do you have a hard time living your life by your own rules? Whether it’s around food, our bodies, or our mindset, true authenticity can be really difficult. Today we’re talking with renowned wellness expert Alexandra Jamieson about listening to our bodies, living authentically with others, and giving ourselves permission to fail.

Alexandra Jamieson is the best-selling author of Women, Food and Desire, as well as co-creator of the Oscar-winning documentary, Supersize Me and host of the podcast “Her Rules Radio”. She educates thousands with thought-provoking content and coaching on wellness, cravings, sexuality, and so much more.

We talk about her health journey and re-discovery of healthy, wellness-centered eating, the challenges of being authentic and vulnerable with others in a culture of judgement, and learning from how others do things differently. We also get into the power of successful failures and continuing to experiment and try. Lastly, we talk about how hard women are on themselves about their bodies and positive psychology.

Are you strengthening your “inner knowing muscle”? Do you tend to be hard on yourself and ignore the progress you’ve made? Do you give yourself permission to fail? Tell us about it in the comments!

 

Quotes:

“It’s very very hard to change how you eat in this culture when you are so identified by what you eat” 14:07

“It’s very easy to get self-righteous or point the finger and say “I’m right, you’re wrong” but that doesn’t create connection and it doesn’t allow for growth” 23:02

“My life has been a series of successful failures” 27:33

 

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Apr 20, 2018
013: 10 Daily Rituals For Optimal Hormone Balance w/ Dr. Mariza
30:01

What We’re Talking About In This Episode! 

  • I announce the winner of my Essential Oil Giveaway is announced!
  • How chronic stress can lead to diseases and weight gain
  • Why you should take 30 minutes a day to prioritize yourself
  • The benefits of matcha and how it could substitute your coffee addiction

 

Episode Summary: 

Today we are talking about two of my favorite subjects, hormone balance and daily rituals. Our hormones play a huge factor in our health, and they affect everything from our mood to our weight. However, because our hormones can be thrown off so easily, it is incredibly common for women of any age to experience hormone imbalance. So today, we’re focusing on daily habits that can have a positive impact on your hormones, and therefore your life!  

Although we might not even realize it, over 80% of us are affected by hormone imbalance. I want to share ten of my favorite daily habits including essential oils and morning routines, plus many others. We will be focusing on powerful non-toxic solutions that help us be proactive in learning how our bodies function.

I run through my favorite breathing technique ‘The Power of the Pause’, which is an incredibly powerful tool to help you de-stress and get you back to focus. Plus, I also share the one thing you can be drinking to improve cognitive function and minimize your risk of premature aging!

An individualized and natural approach to your own health will help enable you to rebalance your body and find a happy medium with self-care rituals. Because only you can put your health first, and once you do that’s when the magic really starts. Whether you are 15 or 50, this episode is for you!

I’d love to hear some of your daily rituals that help you lead a more focused, balanced and healthy life. Let me know in the comments on the episode page please!

 

Quotes:

“I really wish I knew then what I know today. And that is that self-care is critical for a happier and healthier me, and a happier and healthier you.” (4:20)

“Each day we get to choose the day we are going to have. And morning rituals allow that to come into reality. This is the time when you get to choose your intention and flow for the day.” (7:31) 

“Keep asking yourself those questions. Is this serving me right now? Is this bringing me joy? And then you can start to reset what’s going on with breathing practices, aromatherapy, whatever really helps to reset you and get you back into that calm state.” (25:27)

“It is important that you have these on the go solutions that are easy to plug into so that it doesn’t feel overwhelming or feel like you really have to step out of your comfort zone to do something to help get your body back on track.” (26:23)

 

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Apr 18, 2018
012: Rebuilding the Gut Microbiome Naturally with Summer Bock
44:25

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Clearing the air about common fermented food misconceptions
  • How to avoid making your blood stream into a ‘human sewer situation’
  • The reason sterilization might not be the best way to get over being sick
  • The importance of lactic acid
  • Why you should be making your own sauerkraut

 

Episode Summary: 

Today on the Essentially You Podcast we are tackling a huge topic: Your gut health. I am joined by the fabulous Summer Bock to talk all about how to rebuild your gut microbiome naturally. The gut affects every aspect of your health and needs to be taken care of properly while being fed the correct ferments, probiotics, and bacteria. 

Summer’s mission is to help people rebuild their microbiome naturally and reclaim their health for good. She has been trained as an herbalist, a master fermentationist and is the founder of Guts and Glory Apothecary. After studying microbiology and pre-med, Summer decided to take what she knew about micro-organisms and help people battle their health from the inside out. She is a 3-time Good Food award winner and is here to bring you some crucial and foundational information for your gut health.

Did you know that the gut is the most intimate way we connect with our environment? Our microbiome is like its own ecosystem working inside of you to help your immune system and create a protective layer around one of your bodies most important powerhouses. 

Listen in to learn why we shouldn’t be so afraid of germs, how fermented foods could have huge impacts on your mood, weight and energy, and how to start trusting your body and your immune system.

  

Quotes:

“That was the moment I took a look at my life and realized this is 100% my responsibility, my health, I am the only person who is really going to care enough to do something about this.” (9:45) 

“I want everybody to be able to hear this message, I want everybody to be able to experience this, and I don’t want people to settle with symptoms and chalk it up to aging. That’s not aging it’s just a symptom so let’s get rid of it and move forward and be healthy. That’s my mission.” (10:21)

“You have to create the right environment for these probiotics to grow. And that means eating the right foods, having the right mindset, and making sure that you aren’t exposing yourself to chemicals and toxins.” (17:03)

 

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Apr 16, 2018
011: The Top 5 Benefits of Aromatherapy with Dr. Mariza
40:05

What We’re Talking About In This Episode! 

  • The scientific reason why essential oil molecules can impact your whole day and ease your airplane tension
  • The varying degrees of aromatherapy oil constituents
  • How to change your essential oil recipes into a roller
  • The recipe for my favourite bedtime diffuser blend
  • How to get your respiratory system back on track

 

Episode Summary:

Today on the Essentially You Podcast we are focusing on the top 5 benefits of aromatherapy. This episode is such a treat, as essential oils can give you so many benefits that you probably never even knew about! On this episode we will discuss how essential oils can help your insomnia, irritability, emotional well-being, and so much more.

Essential Oils can act as a quick solution to address the struggles you deal with every day. They are the cornerstone of non-toxic natural health solutions, and have huge benefits in the emotional, physical and spiritual realms. These oils help me feel grounded, control my mood, and be an all-around better person.

In this episode we lay the groundwork about what essential oils actually are, the connection between aroma and emotion, and benefits to your immune and respiratory system. In addition, I share my first hand account of the positive impacts of self-care rituals for both you and your family.

My goal is to set you up for success. So, listen for details on how to enter my essential oil giveaway prize, as well as some of my favorite recipes and tips. I use these essential oil blends every day and they have truly changed my life. Join the thousands of women who use essential oil blends every day to help them engage in a more balanced, healthy and all natural lifestyle.

Please let me know what recipes I share you are loving the most in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I was tired of being sick. I began using essential oils consistently every day and I didn’t get sick for 3+ years, it was truly a miracle” (6:32) 

“Scents are always telling a story of our everyday lives and they are directly and explicitly connected to our emotions and our memories” (8:14)

“With our hectic lifestyles, so many people are struggling with a lot of stress, one of the reasons why I love essential oils and it plays such a big factor in my life is their ability to reduce stress levels. You can literally reset your stress levels in a snap.” (15:19)

“That’s what I love about oils, they are adaptogenic and they are multi-faceted” (29:48)

 

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Apr 13, 2018
010: Environmental Chemicals & Hormones: What Every Woman Needs To Know with Lara Adler
43:42

What We’re Talking About In This Episode! 

  • The implications of chemicals and toxins on our health
  • A list of chronic health issues that can come from out of whack hormones
  • How endocrine disruptors are the culprit of many of today’s weight issues
  • Simple changes that can have the biggest impact on reducing and removing toxins from your body
  • Steps to quicken the process of toxin elimination
  • What you should consume to fight off toxins and what you should avoid to eliminate toxins

 

Episode Summary:

Most of us are aware of at least some the toxins in our daily lives, but do you know the chronic illnesses that are associated with them? These toxins are in the things we eat, drink, touch, and they’re slowly killing us. Today’s guest drops some important knowledge on how these toxins get into our bodies, what they’re doing to us, and most importantly, how we can eliminate them.

Lara Adler is an environmental toxins expert, educator, and certified holistic health coach who has made it her life's work to help both health practitioners and everyday people to increase their understanding and fluency around the most important issues regarding chemicals in our homes and our bodies. Even though this topic can be scary, it is extremely important that it’s discussed and that actionable steps are created, which thankfully for us, Lara shares in today’s episode.

We dive into what we should be consuming to help fight these toxins and what we should be avoiding, how we can eliminate the toxins that are currently in our systems, and how certain chemicals are directly linked to damaging our endocrine system and how we can fix it. This is an eye-opening episode that we all need to hear!

What do you do to fight the toxins in your system? What do you avoid to help decrease your exposure to those toxins? How have those things helped or hindered your health? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“In the United States there are about 84,000 chemicals that are registered for use in this country. Not all of them are actively being used but that's how many are registered. And, the vast majority of those chemicals have never been adequately tested for safety.” (6:30)

“We have to also turn our attention to the products that we are using and what we’re possibly being exposed to at home and all the places that we can actively address in our lives and start paying attention to that.” (16:34)

“If we give our body that chance, it can actually eliminate a lot of these chemicals on its own. But, the emphasis is on ‘if we give it the chance.” (24:42)

“When we marry or couple these avoidance behaviors with really focusing in on supporting our detoxification pathways through good nutrition and lifestyle practices like sweating and sleeping...then we can have a far more pronounced impact on our ability to address the toxins we are exposed to and it doesn’t have to be hard.” (33:26)

 

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Apr 11, 2018
009: Why Creating A Morning Ritual Will Change Your Life with Dr. Mariza
34:07

 

What We’re Talking About In This Episode! 

  • The best morning rituals to help you live your best day
  • How essential oils can help you regain energy and focus, plus so much more
  • Learn about my favorite abundance blend and my special gratitude journal
  • How 1 green smoothie a day can increase your nutritional intake by 700%

 

Episode Summary:

Do you ever forget to take care of yourself, especially in the morning? I have a feeling the answer is yes. Putting other people's needs ahead of our own is something we do all the time, especially as busy women. But the truth is that when we stop prioritizing our self-care, everything else in our lives follows suits and is negatively impacted.

Having a morning routine is one of the easiest ways to get yourself ready to have a great day. By creating a time and a space to help you balance your life, you can go on to do the things that you do best. Establishing self-care rituals, such as yoga, meditation, journaling and healthy food choices, will help prepare you to consistently have a positive and productive day.

A conscious and thoughtful morning ritual will help you have a little less chaos in your day and will set both your body and your mind to a state of success. Listen in for the importance of learning something new every day, why being in motion is the key to life, and why it is necessary to reconnect with nature.

In this episode, I share tons of my favorite tips and tricks for how to make sure you have the best morning possible, because how you start your day is how you live your life, and you deserve the best version of that for yourself and for your family.  

Try some of the morning rituals I share in this episode and let me know what one works best for you in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Self-care is an important part of our wellness ritual. It often goes by the wayside in our over-scheduled, hyper-connected world. Consumed by being busy, we often forget to take time for ourselves to care for our body.” (1:15) 

“Each day we get to choose which kind of day we want to have. Morning rituals allow us to create the reality we want for our day.” (7:18)

“Even if you incorporate only one or two rituals, just know that every single one of these rituals are going to help you create success. Not only in your personal life but also in your professional life.” (29:39)

 

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Apr 09, 2018
008: Lose Weight By Balancing Your Hormones with Bridgit Danner
45:39

What We’re Talking About In This Episode! 

  • Learn about hormone balancing supplements such as magnesium, fish oil and chromium
  • The importance of having a morning routine to help yourself have a better day
  • Which essential oils will transform your nighttime routine
  • How 2 teaspoons of hemp oil could change your cycle, mood, and weight in just one month

 

Episode Summary:

Are you struggling to lose weight, or just not feeling quite right? Hormone imbalance can play a big part in your overall mood and happiness. Today we're talking all about the tips and tricks to revolutionize your life by balancing your hormones!

My guest today is Bridgit Danner who is here to talk about the ways hormones affect women and how to find the perfect balance for you. Inspired by her postpartum depression, Bridgit started Women's Wellness Collaborative, an online resource for women, focused on finding ways to help women understand and balance their hormones. After spending 13 years dedicating herself to Chinese medicine, and giving over 12,000 treatments, Bridgit sold her Portland-based clinic to focus on using her online women's health collective to help women be the best they can be.

If you are gaining weight for no reason, experiencing night sweats or insomnia, a hormonal detox may be the way to help. Learn about gut-friendly foods, how to balance your estrogen and progesterone, break down complex thyroid issues and learn how cortisol can affect your blood sugar.

Find out how you can love chocolate and still maintain a healthy diet through gut-friendly foods and probiotics. Bridgit also shares an online quiz that could solve your gut issues and give you tips to keep your gut happy. Balancing your hormones just might be the key to losing that extra weight and a happier life!

What's your experience with hormonal imbalance? Let us know on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“It’s all about reinventing your health with cheaper natural solutions” (0:34)

“There could be a war going on inside you that you aren’t even aware of, and hormone balancing is a way to end that war”

“Not all our energy comes from food. It comes from movement, engaging with the sun and the moon, being outside, and gratitude” (38:30)

 

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Apr 06, 2018
007: What to Eat To Balance Your Hormones with Dr. Mariza
32:39

 

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • Why you should get tested for hormone imbalance
  • My favorite superfoods that you should be eating every day
  • The importance of probiotics and fermented foods for your metabolism
  • Learn how to love your liver
  • How to eat your way back to hormonal balance with seed cycling

 

Episode Summary:

Did you know that food and your gut health plays a huge part in your hormone balance? Today we're diving deep into how food affects your gut health and in turn how food influences your hormones. In this episode, we’re discussing all the ways your food affects your body, and I’m sharing all of my favorite superfoods that can help your body get back on track.

The role that food plays in your hormone levels is one of my favorite topics, and many women don’t realize that your gut health directly impacts your hormone balance. This can impact many varied aspects of your health including weight, fatigue, insomnia, libido, and fertility.

It’s time we talk about how food can begin to balance your hormones more naturally. It’s the one thing you do every day that you have control over, and can help you feel happier and healthier in so many ways! We discuss the importance of a morning ritual, how important your liver is to your metabolism, and the multiple benefits of green smoothies and fermented foods, plus so much more!

What is your favorite superfood? Tell us in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“I started experiencing hormone imbalance in my late 20’s and early 30’s, it had everything to do with my constant rushing, my eating habits, and me saying yes to too many things. I literally didn’t have time to eat and prided myself on always being on the move, like most ‘superwomen’ out there” (1:15)

“Food is medicine at the end of the day, and today we are going to learn great tips that you can begin to implement immediately so that you feel really good about how your body is functioning and ultimately how your hormones are functioning as well” (4:35)

“What we are learning as doctors, and as researchers, is that the gut plays such a major role in everything that happens in the body” (7:53)

 

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Apr 04, 2018
006: Why Food Intolerance is the Real Cause of Weight Gain with JJ Virgin
40:38

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • How she realized the popular advice wasn’t working for her clients
  • The importance of simplicity and having your system set up
  • Success stories from people who have solved more than weight loss issues
  • Her opinions on snacking and fruit

 

Episode Summary:

If you’re struggling with weight loss resistance even though you’re following all the “rules” you keep hearing, food intolerances might be the culprit. In today’s episode, we talk to fitness and nutrition expert JJ Virgin about food intolerances and the myriad of symptoms they can cause, as well as how simple it is to fix.

JJ Virgin is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert who helps eliminate food and carb intolerances to help transform your health and life. She appears on PBS, the Dr. Oz Show, Rachel Ray, Access Hollywood, and the Today Show. She also has four New York Times best-selling books, as well as the host of the popular JJ Virgin Lifestyle Podcast.

We talk about some of the common causes of food intolerances, as well as how to find out if you have one. We discuss the importance of gut health, and how losing weight is often as much about healing your body and reducing inflammation caused by intolerances as anything else. She emphasizes how simple it is to make the changes you need, and is giving us a free gift to make it as easy as possible for us!

Do you have brain fog, fatigue, bloating, or cravings regularly that you think might be caused by food intolerances? Are you struggling with weight loss resistance no matter what you try? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“You look at all of these foods that I’m going to mention, and if you’re thinking “Oh my gosh that’s everything I eat,” you’re going to have the most amazing results. You should be jumping up and down if you’re eating any of these foods.” [12:27]

“It’s really simple when you set it up correctly.” [20:30]

“Most people have no idea how it feels to feel great.” [28:40]

 

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Apr 02, 2018
005: Ready to Give Up Sugar? Do These 5 Steps First with Dr. Mariza
27:20

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • How to reduce or eliminate sugar from your diet in 5 simple steps!
  • Some of the scary stats on sugar
  • Some of the common places sugar is hiding that we may not realize
  • The benefits of reducing or eliminating your sugar intake

 

Episode Summary

Today we are discussing one of the most toxic relationships in everyone’s lives, sugar! I will be breaking down the 5 simple steps it takes to break up with sugar, and explain why living without sugar is the key to a better life.

In our modern-day society, sugar is almost unavoidable and indistinguishable, most of the time you don’t even know you are consuming it. Almost 75% of the food in the grocery store has added sweetener, and yet we continue to put these chemicals into our bodies and end up feeling terrible. The World Health Organization stated in 2015 that sugars should take up 5% of our diet. However, this is not the case for many people, and your health is suffering because of it! If you are thinking about breaking up with sugar than this episode is for you.

By replacing sugar with a positive lifestyle, and learning to love ourselves enough to break the habit, we can see an increase in our mood, energy, stamina and overall quality of life. Learn how an accountability partner can keep you on track, what starches and fibres to stay away from, and how Peppermint Oil can curb your cravings and be the ultimate weight loss tool. Ask yourself my 3 key questions to figure out if you have hidden sugar triggers in your life, and how to reverse our conditioned minds so you can stop getting instant gratification from sugar. As a bonus, listen to receive your free cheat sheet with recipes to help you stop cravings, increase energy and reset stress. Listen to today’s episode for all of this and more, and finally ditch sugar.

Have you made the switch off of sugar? What benefits did you notice? If you've tried before but couldn't pull it off, what was it that stopped you? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes

“Sugar is like the bad boyfriend that your mom warned you about over and over again, but yet you still date him” (0:46)

 

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Mar 30, 2018
004: Post-Birth Control Syndrome & What Doctor's Don't Say About The Pill with Dr. Jolene Brighten
41:07

What We’re Talking About In This Episode

  • Issues the pill can cause that doctors don’t often talk about
  • Jolene’s personal story and why she chose to focus on this aspect of women’s health
  • A look into some of the research that indicates that post-birth control side effects are real
  • Preventative measures women can take to avoid long-term effects of the pill, and healthy ways to go off of it

 

Episode Summary

Are you one of the many women who’ve experienced symptoms after going off of birth control, only for your doctor to tell you it’s all in your head? Today we’re talking to Dr. Jolene Brighten, the leading expert in post birth control syndrome, about what doctors don’t say about the pill, what women can do to manage the side effects, and coming off the pill safely.

Dr. Jolene is a functional medicine naturopathic doctor and is the founder of Rubus Health. She focuses on helping women who want to go off the pill and balance their hormones as well as those who want to stay on the pill while preventing long-term consequences.

Today we talk about the symptoms countless women experience when they go off the pill, as well as the long-term effects of being on the pill that most women aren’t aware of. She shares a patient’s success story of going off the pill and all the positive changes that took place. We also talk about some of the things women who want to stay on the pill can do to minimize long-term effects.

Are you thinking about going off the pill? Did you go off and experience some of these symptoms? Tell us your story in the comments on the episode page!

 

Quotes:

“Only a woman living in her body knows what’s normal and not normal for her.” 08:10

“It’s not that your body is betraying or revolting against you. Your body has been trying to communicate that something is not right for a while now, and it’s essentially had duct tape over its mouth, and when you stopped the pill, you took that duct tape off” 17:28

“If you don’t know what your purpose is or you feel like you’re not living in it, re-examine your health. It’s Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. If your physical body isn’t being cared for and provided for, it’s so much harder to show up in this world and do the work you need to do” 30:32

 

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Mar 28, 2018
003: The Unexpected Solution to Radical Self Healing with Dr. Mariza
36:00

What We're Talking About In This Episode!

  • The symptoms of Rushing Woman's Syndrome and how you can deal with it
  • How to listen to your body and understand what it's asking from you
  • More on my journey of radical self-healing, and how you can experience the same results!
  • What your body really needs to heal

 

Episode Summary

Today we are diving into a topic that just might save your life!  Are you ready for the power of natural solutions? This episode is packed with changes that you can implement starting today to change your life for tomorrow.

In this episode, I want to teach you about Rushing Woman's Syndrome, or what is scientifically known as a sympathetic nervous system dominance, and results in you feeling ‘wired and tired’. Coming from a place of experience, I can tell you that Rushing Woman's syndrome is something that a lot of women deal with. It can cause stress, exhaustion, mood issues, headaches, pain, weight imbalance and a sense of urgency in your everyday life.

Let me help you learn how to listen to your body. We'll have an honest discussion about what your body is saying "no" too, and what "yes’s" your body is asking you to finally commit to. Whether the root cause is a lifestyle change or a health choice, your body is responding to your ‘go go go’ lifestyle and it’s time to put you first. Because it’s what we do every day for our bodies that makes a difference in what we're able to do for ourselves and other people.

The journey to an unexpected solution of radical self-healing is uncovered in this episode. We will figure out how to get your body and mind back to a place of vitality. We need to be self-aware to listen to our bodies messages and address the root cause of the issue.

What does your body need in order to heal? Do you have the courage to listen to your body and claim the health and vitality that you deserve? Join us for the third episode of Essentially You, where we prepare you for a self-guided action plan to say no to the things in our lives that deplete us, to make way for a better you.

Do you have an experience where you ignored what your body was telling you which lead to negative results? Share it in the comments!

 

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Mar 26, 2018
002: 21 Days to a Slimmer and Younger You with Dr. Kellyann Petrucci
43:18

What We're Talking About In This Episode!

  • The 3 components of getting slimmer and looking younger
  • Dr. Kellyann's 3 pronged approaches to begin healing from the inside out
  • The powers of bone broth and incorporating it into intermittent fasting
  • The importance of self-love, no matter what state your body is in

 

Episode Summary:

Almost all of us have at some point struggled with the proverbial “pooch”, that bit of stubborn fat on the belly. And who wouldn’t want to be a little bit slimmer, look and feel younger, and be healthier overall in 21 days? Today we’re talking to Dr. Kellyann Petrucci about the dangers of inflammation, her 3 pronged approach to healing the gut and the powers of collagen.

Dr. Kellyann is a noted women’s nutritionist and NY Times best-selling author of Dr. Kellyann’s Bone Broth Diet, weekly contributor to the Dr. Oz Show, and is the host of the PBS Special “21 Days to a Slimmer, Younger You”. Today we talk about how she discovered her bone broth solution and some simple ways for us to incorporate it into our busy lives.

We talk about the importance of microbes alongside as cell health in the gut, the dangers of inflammation and “the pooch”, and why her system is exactly 21 days (it’s not just a catchy number). We also discuss bone broth, collagen, and her version of intermittent fasting.

Have you tried bone broth and had success? Do you struggle with stubborn fat and inflammation and are thinking of trying her system? Let us know in the comments!

 

Quotes:

“That visceral fat that we see around our waists can really make you old and sick on the inside as well as on the outside.” 12:44

“When digestion is right, so are you.” 26:37

“You really have to feel enough in life. It’s really important that you feel enough and that you love yourself.” 37:10

 

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Mar 26, 2018
001: Become A Healer In Your Home By Reinventing Healthcare with Dr. Mariza
21:42

What We’re Talking About In This Episode!

  • My journey to wellness after battling migraines, extra weight, and an unhealthy lifestyle
  • The unexpected solution to radical self-healing
  • A look ahead at what we’re going to be talking about on Essentially You, and some of the exciting guests we’re going to be hearing from!

 

Episode Summary:

Welcome to Essentially You! All about reinventing your health with safe effective natural solutions and powerful lifestyle changes. My goal is to provide you with natural remedies, protocols, and solutions so you can make a decision about your health. We are a community of women navigating decisions about health and wellbeing, and I want to help you become the CEO of your own health care.

I am your host, Dr. Mariza Snyder. As a result of head trauma when I was young my health began to deteriorate. I was told I would have to live with my migraine pain, and the pain took over my life. I was introduced to Holistic Medicine and although I entered into it with a bit of skepticism, after 3 months of holistic functional care I was migraine free! All thanks to finding the root of my problem instead of covering it up with traditional medicine. Following this discovery, I decided to alter my career path to bring this revolution in health to as many people as possible. I’m passionate to bring this information to my patients and help them change their lives!

On this podcast we’re going to have some of the top health experts talking about food intolerance, food inflammation, healing the gut, post birth control syndrome, and much more. We’ll uncover solutions for your hormone imbalance, fatigue, weight loss struggles and everything in between, all while using natural and safer solutions.

Listen in for my unexpected solution to radical self-healing. Learn to love the way that you feel each and every day. It’s time to reinvent our healthcare, and the boss of that is you! You have the final say in your wellness plan, and you deserve a body that works for you. It’s time to take action and focus on your wellness. As women, we often forget to prioritize ourselves. Healthcare has a trickle-down effect, we must take care of ourselves first and foremost. When it comes down to it, taking care of yourself is really taking care of your family. Don’t put your health on hold for the sake of anyone else.

As a special bonus, I have created The Ultimate Vitality and Energy Starter Kit. This kit comes with a trio of guides, all with a common mission that I personally use every day. Discover my green smoothie matcha recipes, learn my top 10 energy boosters and receive the coveted essential oil wellness guide. Plus a ton of my favorite recipes! Find the link below.

Thank you for joining me on this Essentially You journey. I can’t wait to help you feel younger and healthier than ever with natural and safe solutions.

 

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Mar 26, 2018
000: Introducing Essentially You!
02:51

In this episode, we're giving you a taste of what to expect on Essentially You, including a bit about me, Dr. Mariza Snyder, who we're going to be hearing from, what we're going to be talking about, and how it all comes together to help you live a healthier, more fulfilling life! 

Essentially You is all about reinventing your health with safer, more effective natural solutions and powerful lifestyle changes so you can become the CEO of your health.

Host Dr. Mariza Snyder provides you natural remedies, protocols, and effective solutions both from her own knowledge and expertise on the topic, as well as through conversations with many of the leading health practitioners, researchers and experts today. These episodes will leave you feeling empowered to make educated decisions about you and your family's health.

 

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Mar 20, 2018