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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 ┬ásymptoms which are inhibiting you from living the life you want.
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WB032: Beyond Pyroluria

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Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach Carolyn Gray.

After almost two and a half years Carolyn’s journey with Pyroluria is moving in a new direction. The supplements, food as medicine, nutrition study and motivation for a greater sense of life balance have all supported her Wellness and recovery. Healing the body has taken time but now she is moving to better understand the mental health journey through studying a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and undertaking workshops in ACT with Dr Russ Harris. Moving away from the chronic health pattern and separating herself from the diagnosis is helping to develop the whole person. Through an integrative and holistic approach Carolyn is working towards living the meaningful and fulfilling life she wants and focussing less on the Pyroluria as its hold on her has lessened and symptoms subsided. The third in a series on Pyroluria and it is recommended that you listen to Episode 2 (Pyroluria: My experience) and Episode 20 (Pyroluria: What is life like after Diagnosis and Treatment) before this one.
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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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WB008: Scoliosis (Mindfulness, Resilience and Motivation) with Mandy Mercuri

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Mandy Mercuri: Wellness and Self Pain Management Advocate

Mandy Mercuri shares her amazing wellness journey and gives us an insight into the impact Scoliosis has on her daily life, including the challenges of pregnancy and beyond. She shares her advice and tips for managing the pain and life adjustments without pain medication as she has done for the past six years. With mindfulness, internal strength and resilience, an incredible motivation and a desire to be the best person she can be, Mandy is living a full life and contributing to the wellbeing of others locally, online and through her own podcast: Health Champions in Action. Mandy is a very positive person with a drive that has often pushed her to the limit both mentally and physically. In this very open interview she shares a brave journey where after years of challenging the pain, a stay at a Pain Management Centre was the turning point for accepting the pain which is her constant companion but now no longer something to be feared.

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