Executive Coach Muffy Churches shares her inspiring tips and advice for tackling negative and anxiety producing thoughts. A wonderful interview to motivate and support you. Are you a senior Executive wanting some personal coaching or team building? Are you a small business wanting to transform or enhance your team? Muffy has some excellent advice supported by her book titled: ‘Coach Yourself’: A 7 step guide to personal fulfilment.
This episode explores the topic of Exercise as Medicine. Each person has individual needs when it comes to exercise, which ideally will support a balanced and fulfilling life. This discussion expands the topic of Food as Medicine to incorporate the many considerations for you when including exercise, fitness and movement in your life. Carolyn talks of her own experiences of being a chronic exerciser and how she has moved beyond this to have a new appreciation for what her body really needs to be well. The latest show!
Carolyn is following up on the New Years resolutions and goals that you have made to see how things are now that we are one month into the New Year. A challenging time for keeping the goals lays ahead as life gets busy again after some down time. It’s important to stay focussed and reassess the goals as the year progresses. Listen in for some handy tips from holistic wellness coach Carolyn Gray. The latest show!
In this episode Carolyn shares her journey into the world of running. A long term dream with lots of obstacles along the way. As the big 50th birthday looms closer Carolyn shares her goals for fitness and for moving beyond the chronic illness paradigm. A podcast for the beginner runner and for those who just want to venture into this activity but don’t know where to start. The latest show!
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! The latest show!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Australia and in this episode Naturopath Rebecca Hall from Fitgenes discusses the genes which influence the development of Breast Cancer in Women and Men. The recent landmark High Court case which ruled in favour of Yvonne D’Arcy, a breast cancer survivor who challenged the patent on the isolated BRCA1 gene will mean that testing and research can be carried out widely and cost effectively in the future in Australia. Fitgenes currently tests for a number of other gene mutations involved in Breast Cancer: CYP1B1, COMT, GSTP1 and MnSOD. A research study has indicated an increased risk associated with the combined effect of these four genes in post menopausal women but a minimal risk when looking at each gene individually. Certain combinations of these genes can increase the risk of breast cancer by 1,100% but as discussed in this episode the risk can be reduced with lifestyle interventions. This is a personal episode for Rebecca whose Grandmother was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach Carolyn Gray whose mother was diagnosed at aged 80 years. A topical issue for everyone and a very informative episode looking at ways to be proactive with your own health by exploring the latest advances in DNA testing to inform and empower you about your own genetics and therefore your risk of disease development. The latest show!
An insightful interview with Julie Ryan from countingmyspoons.com which chronicles her journey with Fibromyalgia. Julie talks about the series of events leading up to her diagnosis, the challenging time she had both physically and mentally and the positive attitude she has to life that has enabled her to move beyond the pain and live a fulfilling life. Julie shares the challenges of living with an invisible illness, how her daily life is impacted and the pain management strategies she utilises. A very personal account of an illness that is all too common. Julie discusses the dietary changes that have supported her journey, the lifestyle adjustments that go with having fibromyalgia and how she supports others through her social media. An inspiring interview that is a window into the life of those living with an invisible illness. The latest show!
An inspiring interview with Primal Living’s Jo Smith which takes us on a journey of real food, eating seasonally, farming, living a simpler and more natural life, creativity and an exploration of self. A really inspiring example of a courageous person who has successfully transitioned from a busy City environment to a conscious and self sufficient life on Bruny Island. Jo shares her own health journey which includes a past as a body builder, an eating disorder, anxiety and stress. Hear how Jo fills her days with positivity, coaches others as a Health, Wellness and Natural Living Educator and is working her farm so that it can be a place of education for others. The latest show!
An inspirational health journey supported by an incredible positive mindset and internal drive to overcome many health obstacles and challenges. The amazing Wellness Entrepreneur: Katie Wyatt shares her personal story in this delightful interview. Drawing on an inner strength and resilience to use her incredible marketing and networking skills to support her own business growth and advising others at all stages of their own business ventures. Listen in as Katie talks in detail about her health journey, how she loves to inspire and motivate others, the incredible changes that have taken place in her life over the past twelve months and how she is now headlining her name and talents in the Wellness sphere. It was a pleasure to speak with Katie Wyatt and l hope you enjoy the interview. The latest show!