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Do you ever catch yourself saying, “I don’t have time for that”? And, what is the thing you don’t have time for? Is it a thing you do or don’t value? Today, we’re talking about doing something truly extraordinary yet entirely achievable – making TIME!

58// How to Stop Saying, “I don’t have time for that,” and Start Having Time for EVERYTHING You Value

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Do you ever catch yourself saying, “I don’t have time for that”? And, what is the thing you don’t have time for? Is it a thing you do or don’t value? Today, we’re talking about doing something truly extraordinary yet entirely achievable – making TIME!

58// How to Stop Saying, “I don’t have time for that,” and Start Having Time for EVERYTHING You Value

Mindset

Let’s face it – when it comes to taking care of your health, financial investments are part of the territory. In health, the same as taking care of anything valuable, there are costs: money, time, and effort. And the same as investing in anything else, you always AIM to find the diamond in the rough. Yet – sometimes all you get is a lemon!

57// My Top 5 Best and Worst Investments in My Health

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A hero begins their journey without all the answers. They usually have just a problem and a dream to solve that problem. If they had the tools and the power to solve that problem in chapter 1, it would make for a very short book! The problem would be solved, and our hero would go back to their life. The truth is, the hero story resides in our hearts because we identify with the hero when we have a problem that can’t be solved.

Have you ever said this to yourself or to a friend? Despite all my efforts, I feel worse and worse. I’m doing “all the right things,” and no matter what – I don’t feel better. Before all this – exercise and being intentional with my diet made me feel better. Now – it has NO impact or makes me feel worse. If so, you are like many of my clients. These are things that I REGULARLY hear when I start working with my clients. Once you get sick enough, there seems to be no correlation between effort and results. Yet – we’re tempted to either work even harder in our health or just give up completely (because hey, it’s not helping anyways).

51// How to Stop the Cycle of Trying Harder In Your Health

Mindset

Last week’s episode, I discussed the anatomy behind brain toxicity and ways to reduce toxins. One of the methods to reduce brain toxicity needed its own episode: MEDITATION! Meditation is the ultimate freebie for reducing brain toxicity! No tools are required and it can be done almost anywhere or anytime.

44// Quiet Mental Chaos with Meditation

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Brain toxicity: What does it look like? Symptoms of brain toxicity: Fatigue, Moodiness, Memory problems, Difficulty focusing (ADD/ADHD), Speech/language problems (Autism), Mood disorders (OCD, depression, etc.), Stiff, uncoordinated muscles (Demyelination. More severely: Multiple sclerosis, ALS, or other diseases), Neurodegenerative diseases (such as Dementia/Alzheimers)
Do you experience any of those symptoms? Let’s go over the physiology: how we intake toxins, how we absorb them, and ways that our bodies struggle to excrete them.

This episode, let’s talk about the mental component of health!
By no means is every sickness coming from the mind, but also, the mind – including subconscious processes and emotions – cannot be extricated from ANY experience of the body, be it pain or pleasure, sickness or health, success or failure. I encourage you to always seek a happier, healthier mindset even as you seek a happier, and healthier, body.

38// 4 Reasons Saying “I Should” Is Keeping You Sick

Mindset

Joining me on the podcast today is Raina LaGrand, LMSW, MPH, CYT.
Raina is a somatic therapist, coach, and educator living in Ypsilanti, MI. ⁠⁠Her perspective on somatics includes responding to the ways trauma & oppression shape our experiences and capacity to thrive. She believes individual and societal transformation is made possible when we center bodies, pleasure, relationships, and culture in healing.⁠ Through her work, she seeks to support others in living fully with presence and agency.

37// Is Guilt or Shame Holding You Back in Your Health? – with Raina LaGrand, LMSW, MPH, CYT

Mindset

Today, we’re talking about MONEY MINDSET! This topic can be awkward to discuss, but is deeply intertwined with our health.
If you feel repelled or your head is swimming at the thought of thinking about money – HOLD tight! This conversation is a gentle and loving one – we even have talking points and homework to take home!

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