Understanding the Healing Power of Anger: The Positive Life Force of Anger

November 16, 2018
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Aired Friday, 16 November 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Understanding the Healing Power of Anger: The Positive Life Force of Anger

This episode’s guest is a community favorite! Non-violent communications expert Sarah Peyton returns with an invitation to reimagine the power and importance of anger. This episode will surprise and delight you as she walks you through Time Travel Empathy and shares new insights into the healing power of anger, yes anger, including: Why anger is more than an ‘either-or’ choice and how working with anger can help you heal Why predatory aggression is not the same as anger and the critical distinctions you must know How to work with anger as a positive life force for change And my favorite moments are her profound insights into the subtle, and essential difference between ‘anger at’ and ‘anger that.’ Plus so much more…

Sarah Peyton is an international speaker and facilitator, with expertise and passion for weaving together neuroscience knowledge and experiences of healing that unifies people with their brains and bodies.

Sarah’s work is funny, touching, and filled with personal stories and up-to-date research. Her presentations change lives and invite self-acceptance and self-compassion. You can learn more about Sarah Peyton and her new book ‘Your Resonant Self’ plus her remarkable work at www.yourresonantself.com and empathybrain.com.

Listen to this transformational interview Friday, November 16, at 7 PM ET and later in podcast. Transcripts available at www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com. The information provided on The Autoimmune Hour is for educational purposes only.

What To Do When Speaking-up Leaves You Feeling Tongue-tied

November 9, 2018
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Aired Friday, 9 November 2018, 7:00 PM ET

What To Do When Speaking-up Leaves You Feeling Tongue-tied

Does speaking-up leave you feeling tongue-tied? Maybe you can’t tell your doctor how you really feel? It can sometimes be hard to advocate for your concerns. This week’s special guest, Dr. Rhoberta Shaler is the author of sixteen personal growth and relationship books. Her most recent ones are to help those struggling with relationships with ‘chronically difficult people.’

In this episode, she will be sharing insights from her popular ‘Hijackal®’ series of ebooks including: ‘Escaping the Hijackal Trap.’ Dr. Shaler will share insights, strategies, and pattern-breaking skills to create blame-free, game-free, non-manipulative conversations including:

• How to have deep and meaningful conversations.
• Understanding the power of intention and how ‘Why do I want that?’ is a compelling question for healing.
• How to get in touch with your top 5 values and your vision, beliefs, goals, and challenges.
• Ways to stop an addiction to drama and drop the expectations of other people. Plus so much more…

Dr. Rhoberta Shaler provides urgent and ongoing care for relationships in crisis, at home and work. She awakens listeners to recognize and stop tolerating abuse from relentlessly difficult, toxic people she calls Hijackals® and walks you through how to stop the crazy-making. Learn more about Dr. Shaler and her fantastic work at: https://www.forrelationshiphelp.com/

And listen to this compelling chat Friday, November 9th at 7 PM ET.

Get your transcript at: http://www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Speak/

What’s Money Got To Do With It? Healing, Money and You

November 2, 2018
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Aired Friday, 2 November 2018, 7:00 PM ET

What’s Money Got To Do With It? Healing, Money and You

In this fascinating episode with money and work-life balance expert Leslie Juvin-Acker, the author of ‘The Money Formula: Change Your Relationship To Money In 7 Steps & 15 Minutes Or Less,’ explores the topic of money and healing.

The host of The Autoimmune Hour, Sharon Sayler firmly believes that how we do one thing is how we do everything… and by understanding your deeply rooted emotional connections to money and financial-security you may uncover secrets to improve your health too.

Leslie will share how to break your unhelpful emotional connections and limiting beliefs so that you can make healthy, empowering choices. Plus, let’s be honest, it’s not cheap to heal! We could all use a little help in understanding our beliefs about money… and how to:

• Develop creative decision-making skills
• Reverse thought patterns that do not serve you
• Separate problems from emotions
• Move past worst-case thoughts and more

More About Our Guest: Leslie Juvin-Acker helps others navigate the emotional and mental challenges of money decisions and limiting beliefs to create work-life balance. She shows her clients how to tap into their imagination and intuition so that they will feel happier, fulfilled, and more confident. Learn more about Leslie and her work at: https://www.leslieinc.org/

And listen to our intriguing chat Friday, November 2nd, at 7 p.m. Eastern and get your transcript at https://www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Money. Catch the show later in video and audio podcast.

Simple Steps To Positively Impact Your Healing Experience

October 26, 2018
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Aired Friday, 26 October 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Simple Steps To Positively Impact Your Healing Experience

This week’s special guest, Valerie Sheppard, the author of the award-winning, #1 international best-seller ‘Living Happy to Be ME!’ book shares with us fantastic insights, including those she gained during her on-going recovery from a catastrophic-hemorrhagic stroke. They include:

• How the story you are building around your current experience can keep you stuck
• The difference between stagnation and gestation, and what it means to you
• How paying attention to the little things creates significant changes
• Why slow downing speeds up your progress plus much more…

Valerie Sheppard is also an inspirational keynote speaker, university lecturer, and a certified Laughter Yoga instructor! In this compelling interview, she shares her passion for life-mastery featuring her 4-Step Happy to Be ME!© process. It’s the centerpiece of her partnership with the University of California, Irvine for a much-loved and successful class called Living 101: Being Happy and Whole. Learn more about Valerie and her amazing work at http://HappytoBeME.net. Get your transcript at https://www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/UpToYou.

Creating a Multi-dimensional Approach to Healing with Dr. Nauman Naeem

October 19, 2018
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Aired Friday, 19 October 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Creating a Multi-dimensional Approach to Healing with Dr. Nauman Naeem

Join us for a delightful chat with Dr. Nauman Naeem about his passion for improving lives by changing the way we look at and create healing outcomes. As a pulmonary and critical care specialist, caring for tens of thousands of chronically and critically ill patients over his career, he noticed that the majority of patients do not heal and remain trapped in the paradigm of chronic disease.

Motivated to dive deeper into the roots of true healing, he made it his mission to understand human behavior and how we achieve our highest potential. To achieve this, he pursued a thorough study of ancient healing traditions, the psychology of healing, consciousness, and metaphysics which has culminated in his popular book ‘Healing From The Inside Out: Overcome Chronic Disease and Radically Change Your Life.’

In this episode of The Autoimmune Hour, Dr. Naeem shares that there is more to healing than the physical body, plus
• Ways to take healing to a higher level
• How unraveling the story around your illness can speed healing
• That there are no negative emotions and the power of emotion to heal
• The importance of setting an intention to heal and the role each discipline of medicine
And so much more….

Dr. Nauman Naeem serves his medical practice in Ontario, Canada with the goal of bridging conventional medicine with a more holistic multi-dimensional approach to healing. Learn more at https://www.naumannaeem.com. And listen to our interview on Friday, October 19th at 7 PM ET! Get your transcript at: https://www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Naeem

Integrative Lifestyle, Health, and Well-Being with Dr. Elson Haas

October 12, 2018
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Aired Friday, 12 October 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Integrative Lifestyle, Health, and Well-Being with Dr. Elson Haas

The Autoimmune Hour welcomes Dr. Elson Haas, Founder and Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, one of the leading Integrative Medical Centers in the country. A pioneer in the field of medicine, he is considered to be one of the Fathers of Integrative Medicine. In this wide-ranging conversation. Dr. Haas and your host of The Autoimmune Hour Sharon Sayler explore how to take control of your own health and wellbeing through becoming an Integrative Patient, plus:

• Ways to tame a misguided immune system

• How to uncover whether you have hyper and hypo immunity

• The difference between reaction and response

• The 5 keys to staying healthy and staying healthy with the seasons

• and much more…

Dr. Haas is the author of eleven health books and has traveled the world assisting under-served communities. As a lifestyle and preventive medical physician, Dr. Haas encourages patients to find their inner source of healing and to protect their health, honor their bodies, and discover that health is mostly a result of how we live, and is much more in our own hands than we realize.

Understanding Our Deeper-Level Messages for Healing

October 5, 2018
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Aired Friday, 5 October 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Understanding Our Deeper-Level Messages for Healing

Our guest, Miriam Dow came to that point in her life where force her way through the pain was not an option anymore. Diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Lyme disease, Miriam’s moment of reckoning came when she realized she’d lost her will to live…. Then she asked herself this not-so-simple question: “What do I do today to help my body come back into balance?” She began to discover how to listen to her body, and in this intriguing interview she will share what happens when the body gets hyper-vigilant and how to:

* Use sway testing to bring intuition into consciousness
* Work with your physical and emotional pain points
* Observe with curiosity and not judgment
* Allow the body to release the panic, plus much more…

Not paying attention to what the messages you are receiving keeps your body out of balance. It’s a process to bring the body back in balance that Miriam Dow, B.A., C.H., R.M., C.E.I.T, will share. She works with people who have autoimmune challenges to help them discover the underlying causes of their discomfort and give gentle guidance for feeling better. Miriam does not diagnose or treat disease. As a body-speak interpreter, she communicates the body’s messages, so her clients can make informed choices on their next steps. Learn more at www.MedicalMediumMiriam.com and listen to this fascinating chat first on Friday, October 5th at 7 PM ET Get your transcript at: https://www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/MDow

How Far Are You Willing To Go… To Live?

September 28, 2018
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Aired Friday, 28 September 2018, 7:00 PM ET

How Far Are You Willing To Go… To Live?

One minute you are enjoying a sunny day bike ride, the next you are fighting for your life with end-stage liver disease… That’s what happened to our guest, Karen Hoyt.

Karen Hoyt is on a mission to help others Live Longer Stronger. She is a teacher, writer, blogger, yoga instructor, and healthy living coach. Her low sodium diet and recipes have helped her, and thousands of others, thrive with liver disease from fatty liver, hepatitis, alcoholic, primary biliary cholangitis, and liver cancer.

Karen will share how she chose to Live Stronger Longer even while she faced a liver transplant. We will also discover how:

~ her love of story and the “hero’s journey’ changed her health outcome,
~ she learned to bounce back regardless of what life threw her way,
~ journaling, mindfulness, and meditation helps maintain her health,
~ and why food is critical to your overall health, plus so much more…

Karen Hoyt, author of The Liver Loving Diet believes food is medicine. She loves learning and sharing how nutrition and lifestyle can help anyone. Her blog is filled with practical tips and down to earth humor as she guides her community with wellness tips, recipes, and menu plans as if she’s your best friend right there at your kitchen table.

Join host Sharon Sayler and Karen Hoyt when they share thriving strategies and her inspiring story Sept 28th, at 7PM ET www.Understanding Autoimmune.com/Liver.

A Fun, Free-Range Conversation on Wellness with Ayurveda Expert Swami Tirtha

September 21, 2018
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Aired Friday, 21 September 2018, 7:00 PM ET

A Fun, Free-Range Conversation on Wellness with Ayurveda Expert Swami Tirtha

The Autoimmune Hour welcomes back Ayurvedic expert Swami Tirtha. He’s affectionately known as the Orange Cowboy and is the #1 bestselling author of The Ayurveda Encyclopedia. He has presented to the White House Commission on alternative medicine and in this visit to The Autoimmune Hour we have a ‘free-range,’ top of mind chat about creating and maintaining wellness including:

~ What to do with the change of seasons to maintain optimal health,
~ How to incorporate seasonal eating,
~ How to trust your intuition and what to do about unconscious bias,
~ Dealing with the dualities of life and fear
~ Ways to recenter your self through energy exercises
~ Plus so much more…

Swami Sadashiva Tirtha is a monk, a natural-born shaman, healer, and psychic medium/channel. His mission is to help bring world peace through each individual finding joy in their heart and peace in their mind. Visit Swami’s website and get a free Tibetan Bowl sound bath meditation mp3 at https://OrangeCowboy.com. Listen to the show Friday, September 21 at 7PM ET.

Hydration: The Myth of 8 Glasses a Day

September 14, 2018
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Aired Friday, 14 September 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Hydration: The Myth of 8 Glasses a Day

Wow, was I blown away during my chat with Dr. Dana Cohen and Gina Bria! Everything I thought I knew about hydration was at a minimum misguided, and much was just plain olde’ wrong!

In this episode, we explore hydration, and when you think you are dehydrated — you are incredibly dehydrated! I had no idea that with just a 2% loss of hydration there are obvious physical responses including loss of concentration and focus! The authors of the ground-breaking book Quench share with us so much more including:

~ What are electrolytes and do we need them

~ What is gel water and why its’ better for health and real hydration

~ Why, in scientific terms, drinking 8 glasses of water/day is not optimal for hydration.

~ Fascia – what it is, how we can use it to enhance our bodies’ hydration and the simple micro-movement that help drastically improve your hydration, plus so much more…

Our Guest Experts: Dr. Dana Cohen served on the Board of Directors of the American College for the Advancement of Medicine—the leading voice of Integrative Medicine, and is currently an advisor to their Board of Directors, on the education committee and served as program director for their conferences, which has trained 1,500+ master-level, health-care providers. She received her MD from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Albany Medical Center. Learn more at DrDanaCohen.com

Gina Bria is a cultural anthropologist researching ritual, ritual foods, and food strategies. She is Founder and Executive Director of the Hydration Foundation. Named a Real World Scholar, trained at Columbia University, and a Berlin Fellow with the Social Science Research Council. An innovator and inspiring speaker, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Grand Central Station, Harvard University and the Wissenschaftskollege, Berlin. Listen to her TEDx talk – How to Grow Water; It’s Not Only Blue https://youtu.be/kAiCeRZLCoE, join in at www.hydrationfoundation.org.