May 17, 2019
Whitney Gordon-Mead – Low Energy, Fatigue, Burnout? How to Reclaim Your Zest for Life
Aired Friday, 17 May 2019, 7:00 PM ET
Life is meant to be enjoyed not endured is the motto of our guest Whitney Gordon-Mead. Whitney has overcome fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and burnout… Now, she’s dedicated her life to helping others avoid and recover from burnout, reclaim their passion and create the life they desire, because as she says ‘life is meant to be enjoyed, not endured!’
She will share with ways to transform our daily routines and optimize the energy we have that are easy to implement and have big pay-back including:
• What is the ‘Burn-Out-Cycle,’
• Simple ways to take control of your symptoms,
• Why knowing your sleep deficit number is essential to restoring health,
• Ways to budget and optimize your energy to go from burn out to balance…
• plus much more.
About our guest: Whitney Gordon-Mead is a Speaker, Certified Life Coach, Ordained Minister, and on track to have her Doctorate in Metaphysics by the end of 2019. She has three decades of experience researching personal growth and how we heal from within and has turned her diagnosis’s of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and burnout around to live her best life yet. Learn more about Whitney at https://whitneygordon-mead.com and listen to our engaging chat Friday, May 17th at 7 PM ET. Later in podcast and video.
May 10, 2019
Kristal Kent – One Warrior’s Success Story Battling Fibromyalgia
Aired Friday, 10 May 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this episode, we explore what it’s like dealing with hard to diagnosis conditions like Fibromyalgia and how to be a strong advocate for your well-being with Fibromyalgia patient advocate, patient-rights leader, and Army veteran Kristal Kent.
With 20 years of social service professional experience, Kristal’s advocacy work focuses on educating the Fibromyalgia community on the illness, and how to best advocate for their healthcare needs. And as a veteran with Fibromyalgia, Kristal also advocates on behalf of military veterans diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.
After sharing some time with Kristal, I discovered she’s a true transformation catalyst. And in this episode, she will show us ways to transform into being our best, and ways to move past our fears and diagnosis to live our best life including:
• Ways to move past the voice of fear,
• Why addressing individual symptoms doesn’t work,
• How to create success at your medical appointments and beyond,
• Why recognizing situational ‘symptoms’ are critical to your well-being
• Tips and techniques to stop triggers and anxiety in their tracks, plus so much more…
Kristal Kent serves on the WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board and is a board of trustee member for the Fibromyalgia Care Society Of America. Kristal has received numerous awards for her advocacy work, including 2 WEGO Health Awards in 2018. Kristal is the founder of The Fibromyalgia Pain Chronicles and the co-founder of Veteran Voices For Fibromyalgia. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/KristalPainChronicles/, and https://www.facebook.com/VeteranVoicesForFibromyalgia/
Listen to action-oriented interview starting Friday, May 10th at 7 PM ET.
May 3, 2019
Ingrid Schutt – What is Homeopathy?
Aired Friday, 3 May 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this fascinating chat, we look at homeopathy with Ingrid Schutt, Classical Homeopathist. Homeopathy is a natural wellness system based on the belief that the body can heal itself. Those who practice it use tiny amounts of natural substances, like plants and minerals to stimulate wellness and well-being.
Homeopathy was developed in the late 1700s in Germany and is now common in many parts of the world including Europe. Ingrid shares with us a deeper understanding of Homeopathy, wellness, and well-being including:
• Her personal experiences with Homeopathy?
• What is Homeopathy?
• How looking at your timeline as an integrative whole gives clues to the root cause of disturbances and dis-ease
• Ways to help the body find its balance plus more…
About our guest: Ingrid Schutt, Classical Homeopathist based in Montreal, CA since 1998 and online since 2005. She is a member of Global Outreach Doctors International, a humanitarian emergency relief agency and a member in good standing of Association Nationale des Naturothérapeutes. Learn more at www.HOMEOPATHE.ca and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IngridHomeopathe/.
Remember, what works for me may or may not work for you. The information provided on The Autoimmune Hour is for educational and informational purposes only. Always seek sound professional advice on your own. With this interview, my guest and I are sharing others’ research and our own anecdotal experiences including those of and with clients, listeners, and friends. Listen to the intriguing interview Friday, May 3rd at 7 PM ET.
April 19, 2019
Maria Fadiman – Coming Out On The Other Side of Your Autoimmune Reactions
Aired Friday, 19 April 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this fascinating, raw, and real chat, we explore the absurdity of ‘all-of-this’ along with what to do with the all too common statement “It’s all in your head” with mycotoxins autoimmune thriver, National Geographic explorer and FAU professor, Maria Fadiman.
Maria Fadiman works to make a difference in the world (really, the whole world) and embraces the challenges that come with the explorer kind of life. She is the creator of a compelling and funny one-woman show about discovering her autoimmune disorder, dealing with it, and getting back to being a “badass international explorer” even with an autoimmune condition. Just some of what she shares with us is:
• The freedom when you discover ‘It’s a crazy reaction, AND I’m not crazy…’
• How to find the humor and uncover happiness within your diagnosis,
• Why it is essential to have someone who “helps you think it out…”
• The mindset tips that keep this international explorer continuing her adventures, plus so much more.
Our guest Maria Fadiman is an associate professor in the Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. She researches the human/environmental aspect of conservation, focusing on ethnobotany, the study of the relationship between people and plants, and has given two TEDx talks. In addition to her academic publications, she writes adventure essays and is one of the invited contributors to the book, Global Chorus, along with others such as the Dalai Lama and Jane Goodall.
Listen to this revealing episode first, Friday, April 19th at 7 PM ET at www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Maria and later in podcast and video.
April 12, 2019
Dr. Julie Gatza – Bloating and Gas and a Grumbly Tummy, Oh My…
Aired Friday, 12 April 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this engrossing (pun intended) interview, we discover why and how digestion problems including gas, bloating and leaky gut are all too common for those with autoimmune conditions with our guest Health and Wellness expert Dr. Julie Gatza.
We uncover suggestions on how we can ensure that not only our taste buds have a wonderful time, but that our gastrointestinal system doesn’t suffer any painful stomach aches, gas, bloating, belching, and constipation. Some of the questions she answers are:
• What are some of the common mistakes that cause bloating and gas and what we should do instead
• Understanding the role of 5 key digestive enzymes and why we need them
• How to improve nutrient absorption from our food
• Even how many times we should chew… and much more.
Our guest health educator Dr. Julie Gatza, Co-founder of the Florida Wellness Institute, is one of the nation’s top chiropractic physicians with more than 26 years of clinical practice during which she assisted thousands of patients to resolve a wide variety of physical ailments. Dr. Gatza’s mission with each patient is to enhance their body’s potential to heal itself.
Dr. Gatza regularly lectures and educates audiences on how to maintain optimum health with a focus on the role that digestion plays in supporting a healthy immune system. She currently serves as spokesman for Natures Sources Dietary Supplements. Listen to the episode Friday, April 12th at 7 PM ET at www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Gas and later in podcast and video.
April 5, 2019
Liberty Forrest – Integrating Self Acceptance Into Healing
Aired Friday, 5 April 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this captivating chat, we explore how self-acceptance can integrate all the parts of you. Our guest Liberty Forrest, international-known Psychic and Medium shares how she turned her constant “self-sent-hate-mail” into “fan mail” by thanking her body, mind, and spirit for all the things they do so well. In response, misfortune, sadness, and ill-health started to transform into a calm place of self-acceptance that changed everything. Liberty also shares:
• How to give your body an apology that can work wonders
• Ways to listen to your little inner voice and higher self
• Why it’s so important to take the time getting to know yourself
• Discover how to give compassion for yourself
• Plus much more…
About the Guest: Liberty Forrest
International Psychic and Medium Liberty Forrest is an award-winning author, a columnist, and a Huffington Post contributor. Her abilities became evident in childhood and naturally evolved over the years until eventually, she began reading professionally. For five years, she appeared approximately monthly on BBC Radio doing “psychic phone-ins.” Liberty combines her professional experience with her natural abilities as a psychic and medium to assist her clients in “getting unstuck” and moving forward in life. Learn more about Liberty at www.YourStoryOfHope.com and listen to our chat Friday, April 5th at 7 PM ET. Later in podcast and video.
March 29, 2019
What If We Listen To What Our Soul Wants? A New Dimension To Healing
Aired Friday, 29 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this fascinating interview, we explore the emotional and spiritual components to healing on all levels including the physical. Our guest Dr. Dorothy A. Martin-Neville a licensed psychotherapist and longtime developer of creating a cultural shift to include the heart and soul in wellness, and patient-and-practitioner-focused health-care culture invites us to enter this multidimensional view of healing for patients. Dr. Dorothy shares:
• What the emotional element of healing needs,
• How to get your whole ‘being’ body-mind-soul to work together,
• Ways to forgive your body and your self for the current state,
• How to talk to your various parts to create lasting healing,
• Plus much more…
Our guest Dorothy A. Martin-Neville, PhD supports Women Executives through Leadership Coaching in getting out of their own way while recognizing and living their purpose as well as creating a culture of Purpose within their organizations and it the author of multiple books, in this interview we share from her book, “When Your Soul Sings, Your Body Dances.”
As a Clinical Instructor at the University of Connecticut Medical School, Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of a multi-million-dollar Frontier Medicine Grant, and recipient of NIH grant funding for a quantitative and qualitative pilot study on the Psycho/Spiritual Correlates of Fibromyalgia, she has spent years immersed in the work of merging allopathic and integrative health.
She is now seeking to support those in the business of medicine in creating a cultural shift to a heart, soul, and patient and practitioner-focused health-care culture. Learn more about Dr. Dorothy at https://www.askdrdorothy.com and listen to the show first on Friday, March 29, at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.
March 22, 2019
Dr. Sondra Barrett – Healing Your Cells. Healing Your Self.
Aired Friday, 22 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET
In this engaging episode, we uncover the ‘secret life’ of our cells with Sondra Barrett, Ph.D., medical scientist, and health educator. She shares the inner workings of our bodies at the cellular level and why healing at that ‘invisible-level’ has enormous impacts. I never thought about healing from the cellular level… until Dr. Barrett radically changed my view. She merges the mystical with the meaning of our molecules including:
• How to bring the body, mind, and spirit into alignment at the cellular level,
• How our cells are like perfect string instruments, finely tuned for vibration and how to up-level to healing energy,
• What happens when specific cells lose their sense self and how to regain wholeness, plus much more.
About the Guest: Sondra Barrett, Ph.D.
Dr. Barrett is a medical scientist and former faculty at the University of California Medical School and California Institute of Integral Studies. She is the author of three books: Wine’s Hidden Beauty, Secrets of Your Cells: Discovering Your Body’s Inner Intelligence and co-authored with Elson Haas MD Ultimate Immunity. She is also an award-winning photographer using the microscope to photograph and share the inner beauty and intelligence of our cells and molecules.
Dr. Sondra teaches online and in-person presentations such as Awakening to your Cellular Intelligence and coaches people with chronic health issues and those wanting to make lifestyle changes. Learn more at: www.SondraBarrett.com
Join host Sharon Sayler and Sondra Barrett, Ph.D. when we share easy to implement cell-health strategies and Dr. Sondra’s inspiring view of wellness on March 22, at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.
March 15, 2019
Lee McCormick – Reclaiming and Reconnecting with Our Self
Aired Friday, 15 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET
Lee McCormick, a co-author of the Heart Reconnection Guidebook, shares the collective wisdom he and a group of conscious-connected friends created for heart-based healing. Lee also shares why he has chosen to live out loud and ways we can too, plus…
• How to move beyond the limitations of our beliefs
• How to get out of automatic and get clear on our spiritual consciousness
• Ways to increase our awareness, authenticity, and joy
• How to reconnect and reclaim the tangled parts of our self
And much more….
Our guest, Lee McCormick, is the founder of The Integrative Life Center in Nashville, The Ranch Recovery Center in Tennessee, and The Canyon Treatment Center in Malibu, California and has been a creative force in the Mental Health and Recovery scene for over 20 years. He also founded Spirit Recovery Inc. to produce Healing and Recovery conferences and Spiritual Journeys around the world. Lee is also a co-founder of Front Porch Partners a Consulting, Management, and Research Development Company working in the medical and behavioral Health disciplines.
To find out more about Lee and the Heart Reconnection Guidebook: visit http://spiritrecovery.com/ and listen to the show first on Friday, March 15th at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.
March 8, 2019
Jennifer Prema McKeever – What If You Could Breathe Your “troubles” Away?
Aired Friday, 8 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET
Consciously focusing on your breathing has been a tool to feel better since ancient times. And, I was fascinated to learn that the Latin words for breath and spirit are the same. Breathwork utilizes conscious controlling of breathing patterns to achieve specific desired results. In this intriguing interview, we explore Biodynamic Breathwork with expert Jennifer Prema McKeever. Prema is a body-oriented therapist and educator who combines more than 20 years of experience in Eastern medicine, meditation, emotional release work, and body-mind therapies. She will share with us how breathwork can:
• Help the body by releasing chronic tension and stressors
• Discover ways to discharge sorrow and grief
• Use touch, sound, conscious emotional expression and meditation to support trauma release
• Create change on the somatic level, plus much more…
Our guest Jennifer Prema McKeever while treating thousands of patients as a doctor of Chinese medicine saw how vital our emotional health is for our physical health. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and an expert facilitator in BioDynamic Breath and Trauma Release System (BBTRS), a unique approach to release trauma from our nervous system and restoring health and vitality. Her private practice and groups bring together a unique blend of Eastern and Western approaches to releasing the traumas held in our minds and body so we can live a healthier, more authentic and passionate life.
To find out more about working with Prema and her groups visit: www.SacredInquiry.com and listen to the show on Friday, March 8th at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.