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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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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

Mindset

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.

43// How to Reduce Brain Toxicity for Better Focus, Lower Anxiety, and Clearer Thinking

Gut Health

Does sleep elude you? Often, we are told if we improve sleep hygiene or reduce stress, our sleep will improve. This episode, I want to let you in on a secret: It’s not your lack of willpower getting in the way of better sleep. It’s your GUT!

Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, or difficulty focusing? Have you been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD? Do you experience feelings of sadness for seemingly no reason? Are you gaining weight, or not losing it, despite working out and eating healthy? If you are, you may be being impacted by a specific pathogen in the gut called Clostridium Difficile, or for short, C. Diff. This bacterium can impact your neurotransmitter balance and impact your mood, focus, and weight loss.

41// Do you have anxiety, depression, or ADHD? Here’s one reason to check your gut.

Gut Health

LOW stomach acid is the most common cause of acid reflux in clients that I work with. Yes, LOW stomach acid can create acid reflux as much (or more) than high stomach acid! Why? Low stomach acid affects food breakdown AND stomach function.

40// Reduce Acid Reflux with the Magic Power of Zinc

Acid Reflux

Why do our clients get such good results? What do we do differently?
Lately, I’ve been getting these questions a LOT. After pondering the answers, I’m here today to share them with you! Some key things? We don’t use insurance, we invest TIME with our clients, and we get creative! I’ll go in depth about things we do (or don’t do) and WHY.

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

We’ve been discussing when and how to find a GOOD health practitioner. So, how do you find a GOOD chiropractor?
Joining me on the podcast today to answer this question are two good chiropractors and great storytellers, Dr. Zach Simpkins and Dr. Tygue Arvidson!

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