Category Archives: Health conditions

WB066: FOOD ADDICTION with Psychologist Dr Glenn Livingston

Listen in as l explore the topic of FOOD ADDICTION with expert Dr Glenn Livingston. Glenn is a Psychologist and has a wealth of professional knowledge which he shares in this discussion focussing on binge eating, bulimia and over eating. Glenn shares his personal journey with binge eating which is insightful and honest. A wonderful interview to support depth in this topic with further resources available in his book ‘Never Binge Again’. Visit the website to get some wonderful supports including a free copy of his ebook and other resources. A must listen for anyone struggling with FOOD ADDICTION: neverbingeagain.com

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WB048: Introduction to mindfulness based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

A brief introduction to Acceptance and Commitment therapy and how it can support you to live a more fulfilling life. Carolyn shares a couple of exercises that you can use daily to live more mindfully. What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy? How did it support Carolyn’s own wellness journey? How can l find out more about ACT? Listen in and empower yourself with the tools to move beyond the ¬†symptoms which are inhibiting you from living the life you want.
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WB047: Functional Medicine Specialist and Periodontist Dr Alvin Danenberg talks all things Primal

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A wonderful interview with Functional Medical Practitioner Dr Alvin Danenberg who shares his own health journey that has enabled him at the age of 69 years to be the healthiest he has ever been. By following a Primal lifestyle and educating himself he has transformed his own life and is positively influencing the health of many of his periodontal patients. A really inspiring and motivating interview with Al who suffered a stroke ten years ago and was put on a collection of pharmaceuticals. Al has radically changed his diet and lifestyle, reduced the medications and literally has a new lease on life. Al talks with us from his home in Charleston South Carolina in the U.S.A and l encourage you to listen and take on board the many positive health messages that Al speaks of in this interview. 
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WB046: An interview with my nine year old son Brandon on life, family, sport and wellness.

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An insightful chat with my nine year old son Brandon. A sport loving and intelligent child who shares the challenges of living with Pyroluria. We discuss life in this busy Modern world and what is important to him in his life. Brandon shares his insights into wellness and what lays ahead for him in the future. A great chat with a sensitive and caring boy.
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WB045: Author and Academic Emily Graves shares her chronic illness story: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus.

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An inspiring interview with Emily Graves who has written a wonderful book called ‘How to be a good Mommy when you’re sick-A guide to motherhood with chronic illness’. Emily suffers from Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus, but manages working in a busy Academic role and being a single mum to a five year old. In this interview she talks to me from her home in Texas and shares the daily physical and mental challenges that are part of living with a chronic illness. Also, we hear of the new drug therapies Emily takes to support kidney function and manage symptoms plus how her strong drive and motivation help her to stay on track. A really honest and powerful interview with a dynamic and incredible woman.
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WB041: Continence with Joanne Hoyle from Hartmann UK-Continence Management Division

Clinical Resource Manager Joanne Hoyle discusses the sensitive topic of continence in this informative and resource filled interview. An expert in the field of continence, incontinence and related fields, Joanne shares her extensive knowledge. A passionate and dedicated health professional who works for Hartmann in the UK, Joanne has an extensive nursing background. In her current role she works tirelessly to help educate the community on the topic of continence and in this interview provides many resources that can help support other health professionals working in the area and those individuals who have a personal experience of continence.

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Email Joanne Hoyle at Joanne.Hoyle@uk.hartmann.info

Websites:

http://www.hartmann.co.uk/

http://www.hartmanndirect.co.uk/

https://hartmann.info/en-AU

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WB040: Depression with Nina Mitchell

Nina Mitchell shares her journey with Depression. She has recently written and self published a book titled ‘My Mum has Depression’ which is a wonderful resource for children, families, schools and organisations. Listen in as Nina shares how she has had to leave her role as a Primary School Teacher due to a diagnosis of depression, what her daily life is like now, how she is managing the illness, the impact the depression has had on her husband and three children and the daily struggles that are part of this condition. Learn about Nina’s journey with depression, how this very common illness manifests and the resources that support her. A courageous effort for Nina to share her story! Contact Nina and purchase her book at www.nutsaboutnina.com.au

 

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WB036: Bowel Cancer with Donna Bauer.

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An inspiring interview with Ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia Donna Bauer. The word ‘Cancer’ is not something anyone wants to hear from their GP, especially when you are only 43 years old and a working mother of four sons, with a busy Political career in an election year. Yet this is what happened to Donna in 2014 when she was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer and had to undergo surgery and chemotherapy. Rather than give into her situation, Donna stayed true to her fighting spirit not only continuing to work, but learning about Bowel Cancer and raising awareness wherever and however she could. What Donna speaks about is a truly inspirational story that has left its mark on everyone around her, including her local community, friends and family.
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WB035: Going back to study-Distance education

uneListen in as Carolyn shares her experiences returning to University studies with the commencement of a very academically rigorous Psychology Degree.¬† Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach, Teacher, Wellness Advocate, Public Speaker and now a student. People all over the world return to study for a variety of reasons and it has never been easier than in this current Modern World where technology helps people to change careers and continue with formal learning as an adult whilst juggling work, family life and other commitments. Don’t underestimate the challenges though of changing habits, the expense, finding the time and motivation, plus adapting to being a student again. It is a personal journey and a love of life long learning that is driving and motivating Carolyn.
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WB034: Infertility and Functional Nutrition with Mel Ibrihim

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Functional Nutritionist Mel Ibrihim shares her health journey through infertility, IVF, Diagnostic Functional Nutrition, Paleo, and an acceptance of self. Mel is now a fully qualified Functional Nutritionist and shares her journey into parenthood with others in a similar situation. Hear how Mel listened to her body to become pregnant by changing her diet and addressing complex body image issues. Mel talks of the complexities of IVF and how over exercising, a low fat diet and metabolic chaos contributed to her infertility. An inspiring story!
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