Change your bacteria, change your life

 
 
Okay...let me just get right to it.
 
I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss the episode we put out last week called “Forget Everything You Know About Probiotics” where I talk to my favorite microbiologist, Kiran Krishnan, about where we get our bacteria (tune in for a laugh ) as well as what you need to know about up-leveling your immune system. It’s really too much to summarize in a measly sentence or two, but it’s a BIG deal.

And I’ve LOVED the feedback I’ve received from listeners so far and didn’t want you to miss out. 

I LOVED how informative your latest podcast was with Kiran….I’ve shared it with clients and plan to share it more!” —Jennifer
 
That podcast was AMAZING! How do we get the probiotics?” —Megan 
 
Good question! Because the probiotics are practitioner gated (they’re strong!) you can get them directly from the...
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Catching your breath: Meditation and breathing tools for upleveling your life

Last weekend I was at a dietitian mastermind business retreat in San Diego. Our coach set up a yoga practice on the beach that was unlike any other yoga practice with a teacher and breath coach named Luke. He took us through a series of breathing patterns at the end of yoga in a sequence called the Wim Hof technique. No, it was not some kind of weird chanting or “oohh’ing” at all. But it was a lung workout.

Some of you could be rolling your eyes, but I encourage you to keep an open mind as we talk breath a little today. I attribute intentional breathing to saving my postpartum body (no joke) actually and helping me get twice the benefit out of any exercise.

On this week’s episode of The Less Stressed Life podcast, I interview Pat Flynn. If you don’t know Pat, he’s kind of a big deal. He has a top-rated business podcast Smart Passive Income, which has been featured in the NY Times and Forbes and is a best-selling author and advisor for at least...

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Here's How to Prevent Getting Sick

 

If your holidays were anything like mine, you were a little out of routine, shorter on sleep and chowing down on the carbs on the buffet. And it was all glorious until the ol' immune system said "enough!" At least that’s what mine said after several days of the above scenario.

So when I got home,  I made sure to rest, take some antimicrobials that saved my butt and drink some “Feel Better” tea that made a noticeable difference in the way I felt almost immediately.

In this week’s episode of The Less Stressed Life podcast, I interviewed Mary Purdy, president of Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine on cold and flu busters.

>>>You don’t want to miss this short episode for practical tips you can use to stock your cupboard and strengthen your immune system!<<<

 

 

Know when you hear about something 15 times before you actually do it?

Yeah, that was me and elderberry syrup. I knew it was highly touted to be...

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The girl that was allergic to everything: a behind the scenes look at Mast Cell Activation Syndrome with herbalist Lesly Rae - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 016

When Lesly Rae started reacting to everything she ate or smelled and spent more of her week in the ER than not, she saw the reality that many Mast Cell Activation Syndrome clients face. It wasn't until she noticed her issues stabilizing from using the elderberry syrup she made each year that she began digging deeper into "healing" vs treating her condition. Today, Lesly has stabilized her condition from "being allergic to everything" to being able to eat whatever she wants and helps others with Mast Cell do the same. This interview sheds important light on a syndrome that is growing but not well understood.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
https://www.facebook.com/youniquehealing/ For Lesly's herbals and help with Mast Cell Activation Disorder
https://healinghistamine.com/ Yasmina's histamine site
https://www.jillcarnahan.com/ Mold literate functional medicine physician
https://www.christabiegler.com For food sensitivities & IBS, migraines, pain and custom...

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5 things that keep your child from sleeping at night with pediatric sleep consultant Tara Hess - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 015

Rough night? Are you feeling like a zombie while you wait for your kiddo to get the hint about how many hours to sleep? How do you know if your child’s sleep habits are totally off the wall or within reason? Tara Hess, owner of Tulsa Pediatric Sleep Consulting shares 5 things that are preventing your child from sleeping well at night and answers to questions from the audience (how long do you try a sleep method? Transitioning from to a crib. Night terrors. Bedwetting. Resetting the clock after daylight savings time. Sleep needs for kids that won’t sleep through the night. How to help eczema kids sleep through the night despite eczema scratching.)

Resources mentioned: www.tulsapediatricsleepconsulting.com 
Sunday night Q&A: https://www.facebook.com/tulsapediatricsleepconsulting 
ScratchMeNot onesies (mentioned for eczema kiddos before we hit the record button to help with scratching): https://www.scratchmenot.com/ 
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Dropping baggage (great episode-multilayer) with Elizabeth Durham - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 014

[Disclaimer: This FABULOUS episode is longer, but WORTH the listen!]

Elizabeth Durham, owner of Sweet Elizabeth's Organics takes us through the health problems she and her family left behind when she discovered some of the root causes of her symptoms. She also takes us through letting go of the baggage of "stuff" and all the pain we sometimes take on of others, a shocking lesson she shares after the recent passing of her father.

This episode is packed with nuggets about overcoming hardships and handling a complete pivot--in career and location, in pursuit of a less stressed life.

Resources mentioned in this show: 
www.sweetelizabethsorganics.com An allergy-free baking mix company
Discount code: lessstressed
www.christabiegler.com <---for food sensitivity testing and overcoming related issues and gut permeability

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Are fidget spinners all hype or magical stress relief devices? + a snapshot of neurotherapy with Marc Azoulay, MA, LPC, LAC, CGP - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 013

In this fascinating interview with Denver-based psychotherapist Marc Azoulay, we learn about how stress experiments are conducted, modern day psychoanalysis, how people can overcome PTSD, nightmares and resentment with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and de-stressing with Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Like any guy who owns a toy company, Marc makes this serious topic more fun and tells us all about the pros and cons of fidget spinners. Whaaaaa???? Yes, take a listen.

Resources mentioned during this episode:
www.marc-azoulay.com 
www.neuro-toys.com 
http://marc.ucla.edu/mindful-meditations 

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Losing 15 lbs with sleep with Kylie Ota - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 012

Kylie Ota tried to ignore the signs of her extreme exhaustion after years of shift work, but her husband insisted she get some help after repeated “falling asleep in the chair” episodes. Today, Kylie shares her story about dealing with the stressors that caused burn out, how long it took her to rebound and how she lost 15 lbs in the process.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
www.alohaunveiled.com
www.christabiegler.com 

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Defining your Designer Life with Jade Simmons - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 011

When Jade Simmons started trying to impress the crowd at her classical music performances, she never knew the impact she could make by uncovering how she was meant to serve others. Jade brings us through the journey of finding out her purpose isn't the "thing you do" but more so the "thing you give other people". She discusses the concept of

When Jade Simmons started trying to impress the crowd at her classical music performances, she never knew the impact she could make by uncovering how she was meant to serve others. Jade brings us through the journey of finding out her purpose isn't the "thing you do" but more so the "thing you give other people". She discusses the concept of 360-degree growth that encompasses all the emotional, spiritual and personal "stuff" we carry around while discounting its importance. She shares some of her secrets to continuous growth and living a designer life.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
www.designergrowthclub.com
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Nourishing your fertility: how to influence your ability to conceive with Ayla Withee, MS, RDN - THE LESS STRESSED LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 010

Ayla Withee is a registered dietitian nutritionist, nationally recognized expert in fertility nutrition and owner of Boston Functional Nutrition. Today she drops some knowledge bombs about both women and men’s health and fertility, and literally how stress can rob our hormones of their fertility magic. She’ll talk about reproductive hormones, how to NOT optimize your body for childbearing and where to start if you’re having trouble.

Share the love and shed light on a very powerful, science based topic by forwarding this episode to a friend.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
bostonfunctionalnutrition.com
nourishyourfertility.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/nourishyourfertility/
Kindara tracker: https://www.kindara.com/

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