Podcasts episodes for burnout

Uncategorized Dec 24, 2020

I've compiled some of our best free episodes of The Less Stressed Life podcast that can help with burnout and stress resilience. 

These podcasts are my GIFT to you. Please consider subscribing to the podcast on your favorite player & leave a review. 

Episodes with Show Notes: 

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Testing, treatment, foundational considerations and masks: The Sars-Covid2 episode with Jena S. Griffith, RDN, IHC, part 2

Uncategorized Jul 11, 2020


  • Diagnosing thru RT PCR [02:17]
  • Potential False-Positive Rate Among the 'Asymptomatic Infected Individuals' in Close Contacts of COVID-19 Patients [04:58]
  • COVID symptoms [12:54]
  • Treatment [16:30]
  • Similarity of Zinc deficiency and COVID19 [24:19]
  • Study about Vit D nutrition [27:57]
  • Integrative medicine clinicians journal COVID [40:53]
  • European gastroenterology journal internally applied ultraviolet light as a novel approach [44:59]
  • MATH Protocol [46:16]
  • Daily emotional well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic [48:12]
  • Study about mask/ respiratory influenza [53:02]
  • Cluster randomized trial [53:29]
  • Policy review non-pharmaceutical measure [54:16]
  • Commentary Lisa Brosseu at al. [54:37]
  • Recommendation of the use of cloth masks[56:57]
  • New England journal of medicine [59:01]
  • Zach bush interview coronavirus [1:00:43]
  • Wuhan COVID 19 data Q and A [1:01:00]
  • Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among...
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Asymptomatic transmission, going back to school and immunity: The Sars-CoVid2 episode with Jena S. Griffith, RDN, IHC, part 1

Uncategorized Jul 05, 2020


I resisted doing anything CV19 related to the podcast, but I have news fatigue and just need some good research on the topic. That's why I invited my investigative journalist turned dietitian friend Jena S. Griffith back on The Less Stressed Life Podcast for a two-episode series on the CV to talk current research and common questions around asymptomatic transmission, going back to school, immunity, testing, treatment, and masks.



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What are the natural ways to reduce eczema symptoms?

eczema natural treatments May 16, 2020


I've been there.  

Surprised to see angry-red, itchy skin patches on my neck, arms, and even on my eye area.  It was embarrassing to go out in public with these eczema flares front and center on my face.  The problem is, there were so many root causes.  


People think eczema is just one thing that happens on our skin.  But it is actually an umbrella term used to describe different types of skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, dry skin, seborrheic dermatitis, sometimes even acne and psoriasis.  


Eczema treatments are usually skin creams or topical ointments that treat the external symptom.  I, however, believe that in order to address these symptoms, you must manage more than just the itching of the skin and find, through a little research, the root cause so you can prevent any more eczema flares in the future.


Before any kind of remedy is used, looking for your triggers is essential in healing...

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What causes Candida and fungal overgrowth?

Uncategorized May 01, 2020


With Covid-19 rampaging with full force all over the world, you can't blame people getting wary of catching something new.    


A few episodes ago, Kiran Krishnan from Microbiome Labs, sat down with me and did a deep dive on Candida and Fungal overgrowth (check out his episode on the Less Stressed Life podcast!) 


I think one of the main concerns usually aired about Candida and Fungal overgrowth is if it's something contagious.  


No, it's not!


Everyone has candida. It lives in practically every crevice of your body - although 98% of the time, it lives on mucosal surfaces like your mouth, eyes, nose, and lungs, to name a few.  


Having candida present in your body is not really alarming if the population remains controlled. 


The problem arises when fungus starts reproducing. How do you know if you're experiencing candida and fungal overgrowth? There are two main ways to tell.


First, when...

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Why you need these 6 nutrients for healthy skin

A few episodes ago, Chris Masterjohn went on air on the Less Stressed Life podcast show to talk about Nutrients for Skin health.

What profoundly resonated with me was when he said: "What's going on your mouth is a window to the inside of your body."

As an integrative nutritionist, I strongly agree with this statement. It's not overly simple, but how we feel outside is a manifestation of what we feed our body and mind, so it makes sense to be very mindful of the things that we put in our bodies.

Chris talked about his journey to becoming a "vitamins and minerals geek" and touched on his experience with his skin manifesting the deficiencies his body went through. He talked about skin ailments that popped out with specific diets and how he addressed these with the right vitamins and minerals through extensive study as well as trial and error.

After experimenting with food, alcohol, and supplements he found out that these  are the six nutrients you need for healthy...

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How an integrative dermatologist treats eczema

Uncategorized Apr 28, 2020

Integrative Dermatology is relatively new in Western countries despite existing for thousands of years. This kind of dermatology complements existing medical practices with alternative healing modalities that make use of Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbs, and acupuncture, to name a few. 

An Integrative Dermatologist acknowledges the connection of all the organs, searches for imbalances found internally and externally as well as the behavior of a patient before treating a skin issue. Dr. Peter Lio, one of the more known practitioners, shared his experiences and expertise on how to heal Eczema in one of the episodes of The Less Stressed Life Podcast.  

Here are four ways integrative dermatology treats Eczema: 

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). A combination of herbs, acupressure/acupuncture, movements like Tai chi, and diet. This kind of modality acknowledges and treats both the mind and body to heal ailments. One of the things...
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11 Reasons Why You Should Forget About What You Know About Probiotics

Uncategorized Apr 12, 2020

I had the chance to sit down and chat with Research Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan about Probiotics in this podcast episode of the Less Stressed Life show. 

It was such an insightful discussion on microbiomes, the role of bacteria in building our immune system and how different spore-based probiotics are from conventional probiotics and here are 11 reasons why you should forget about what you know about Probiotics. 


1. Humans are walking and talking rainforest of organisms. Our bodies allow thousands of different species to cohabit and work together to ensure that we are healthy as a whole.  

Image by Iuliia Bondarenko from Pixabay

2. Mom and baby connection is a very significant factor that influences how the immune system is built up.  The exposure of a baby to the "soup of life" or organisms found in the birth canal (and sometimes poop!) influence how strong our immune systems will be.  Colostrum which comes from...

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How a registered nurse bounced back from a debilitating back injury to dominating life

Uncategorized Apr 10, 2020


 "And when you think about the things that you would have missed out on because you didn't take the initiative to do something about your health and this one life that we have to live, uh, it really it really puts things into perspective." - Helen Eimers, RN.

This episode is particulary near and dear to me because I was able feature how my sister-in-law, Helen Eimes, bounced back from a debilitating back injury. 

We get real, raw, and relatable in this episode as she shares her struggle to literally get back on her feet.  

She reflected on how her mindset helped her overcome this physical barrier so she can continue living her life to the fullest. How her accountability group kept her focused and motivated to get well and why she stuck to an anti-inflammatory diet even through all the hardships she was experiencing. 

To read the transcript of this Less Stressed Life Episode, follow this link.

You can listen to her story here: 

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What is the Less Stressed Life Podcast?

Uncategorized Apr 10, 2020

What is the Less Stressed Life Podcast show?

It's all about YOU and how you can start feeling awesome about your life, health, and happiness.  Episode number one is all about the origin story of this podcast show and how I was able to figure out why I wanted to share what I knew as an integrative dietician. 

Scroll down to listen to Episode number 1 or click this link to listen on your iTunes App



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