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WB039: Joletta Belton-Moving Beyond the Pain (Six years after a workplace injury)

In this episode ex-firefighter Joletta Belton talks of life six years on from her workplace injury. Hear in detail of Joletta’s injury and years of struggle in the first interview back in July 2015 (Episode 10). Based in Colorado, in this second interview Jo shares how she has moved beyond the pain by connecting with nature, living mindfully, volunteering, building a fulfilling life and strong body. Listen in and be inspired as Jo talks of her loves of photography, cooking, writing and connecting with others who face similar health challenges. An inspiring discussion with Jo who has her own blog and social media platforms. Listen in and connect with her as she shares the Wellness message. Live simply, live better and appreciate every day.
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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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WB024: Plant Based Paleo and Intuitive Living with Daniella Hogarth

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A follow up episode with Wellness Mentor Daniella Hogarth who previously discussed her recovery from Post Natal Depression (Ep. 6). In this episode we explore the topics of Plant Based Paleo and Intuitive Living, both of which are supportive of Daniella’s own wellness journey and are sure to inspire those of you who are looking to incorporate these elements in your life.

Plant Based Paleo: What does this look like on a day to day basis?

Intuitive Living: Energy Medicine, Reiki, Essential Oils, finding the answers from within

Bonus Topic: Making your own Sanitary Napkins and how to be budget orientated in this area plus some other amazing tips for everyday thriftiness.

An overall wonderful interview with the gorgeous Daniella Hogarth. Benefit from her wisdom and inspiration by listening to this informative and personal discussion.

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WB023. Book Review: Mindfulness For Life

Carolyn reviews this amazing book on mindfulness written by Dr Stephen McKenzie and Dr Craig Hassed. A treasure trove of quotes, insight and reflective tools that will support your mindfulness practice and wellness journey. There are some very helpful chapters on topics such as Anxiety, Depression, Dementia and Cancer to name a few. This is a wonderful book for those wanting to live a more mindful life, to understand what mindfulness is and to appreciate that at the core is a mindful approach to living each and every day.
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WB020: Pyroluria. What is life like after Diagnosis and Treatment? This episode explores the topic.

In this second episode exploring the topic of Pyroluria, Carolyn shares what life is like now two and a half years since the diagnosis. With the support of her Integrative Practitioner, an intense supplement protocol, a Food as Medicine Paleo orientated diet and many life changes Carolyn now feels she is at the peak of her Wellness journey but maybe she needs to make some hard decisions to support her body in its quest to function optimally. The challenge it seems to Carolyn is the impact the Pyroluria has on achieving Homeostasis in the body and the many stresses and stressors of modern life impacting this. Carolyn shares her ongoing journey, the challenges of having three children also diagnosed with Pyroluria and the importance of having the support of an excellent Integrative Practitioner. The first episode on this topic is Episode 2 of the Wellness Buzz Podcast and it is recommended to listen to that one first.
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WB018: Fitgenes Advanced DNA Testing. An analysis of my results.

Carolyn has joined with Fitgenes to explore her own genes and shares the results in an interesting and informative discussion with Fitgenes Naturopath: Rebecca Hall. Advanced DNA Testing looks at 53 genes and gives an insight into genetic predispositions which can influence our health in a positive or negative way. The main topics covered in this analysis are Inflammation, Cell Defence, Cardiovascular Health, Fat Metabolism & Cholesterol Regulation and Vitamin D Metabolism. Knowing this information can support the focus of your nutritional, health and lifestyle interventions and the Fitgenes Practitioner is ideally placed to advise on Dietary supports as an example that can support your long term health and wellbeing. There will be a second episode in this Fitgenes series where Carolyn will learn the results of her AMY1 gene test which looks at how many amylase genes are present which impacts starch digestion and therefore Weight Management. Genetic Testing is a fascinating podcast topic and the way of the future as we understand more about the different genes in the human body, there is more research to support the genes being analysed and the testing now available to those who are proactive and motivated to go down this path.
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WB013: Functional Medicine with Dr. Al Danenberg

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Nutritional Periodontist

An amazing interview with Functional Medical Practitioner and Periodontist Dr. Al Danenberg who shares his knowledge and expertise in Ancestral Nutrition, Functional Medicine and advances in the Periodontal Profession. Dr. Danenberg had his own health crisis several years ago when he suffered a stroke and in this episode he discusses how for a considerable period of time after the stroke he followed the Nutritional and Pharmaceutical advice of Mainstream Medicine in managing his health before discovering Ancestral Nutrition and Living which has supported his recovery and increased sense of wellbeing. Dr. Danenberg at the age of 68 years is a very intelligent, motivated and inspirational person who is embracing life, an incredible Paleo diet and an exercise program which incorporates all of the elements of The Primal Blueprint program. This is a wonderful interview with Dr. Al Danenberg who is based in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

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WB012:Fitness and Movement: Wellness Seminar 2

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Life balance is so important if we are to achieve wellness in our lives.

Carolyn talks us through the second of her Community Wellness Seminars where fitness, movement and exercise are explored from a holistic perspective. With a past history of chronic exercise Carolyn has had to change her mindset, habits and goals to achieve Wellness and the healing that her body needed. This podcast is filled with tips to live a more holistic and balanced life where your own individual goals and familial predispositions drive your exercise and movement choices.

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WB011: Wellness Seminars (Introduction)

Join Carolyn as she talks about the Community Wellness Seminars she has organised which are just commencing and are a way for her Community to be more informed, empowered and motivated to live a healthier life. There are four Seminars in total and in this episode Carolyns talk us through the first Seminar which chronicles her own health journey, self reflections and what she has learnt. A long journey with chronic illness where there was one roadblock after another with the Mainstream system led her into the Integrative Medicine arena where she was able to receive the support that has enabled her body to heal and her Wellness journey now in the next stage of embracing life, setting new goals and sharing her Wellness message.

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WB010: Pain Management and Mindful Living with Jo Belton

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Writer and Health Blogger
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Fire Fighter

Ex Firefighter Jo Belton who is based in California, shares her journey of recovery from an injury suffered on the job. Enduring years of pain, surgery and retirement from the career she loved, this is an inspiring story of a journey of self discovery, exploration, empowerment and motivation. Jo manages her pain by focussing on her creativity, University studies and strengths. She has chosen to embrace the whole person and is now sharing her journey and story to inspire others. Jo’s Website: www.mycuppajo.com

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