Lee McCormick - Reclaiming and Reconnecting with Our Self

March 15, 2019

Lee McCormick – Reclaiming and Reconnecting with Our Self

Aired Friday, 15 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Lee McCormick, a co-author of the Heart Reconnection Guidebook, shares the collective wisdom he and a group of conscious-connected friends created for heart-based healing. Lee also shares why he has chosen to live out loud and ways we can too, plus…

• How to move beyond the limitations of our beliefs

• How to get out of automatic and get clear on our spiritual consciousness

• Ways to increase our awareness, authenticity, and joy

• How to reconnect and reclaim the tangled parts of our self

And much more….

Our guest, Lee McCormick, is the founder of The Integrative Life Center in Nashville, The Ranch Recovery Center in Tennessee, and The Canyon Treatment Center in Malibu, California and has been a creative force in the Mental Health and Recovery scene for over 20 years. He also founded Spirit Recovery Inc. to produce Healing and Recovery conferences and Spiritual Journeys around the world. Lee is also a co-founder of Front Porch Partners a Consulting, Management, and Research Development Company working in the medical and behavioral Health disciplines.

To find out more about Lee and the Heart Reconnection Guidebook: visit http://spiritrecovery.com/ and listen to the show first on Friday, March 15th at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.

Jennifer Prema McKeever - What If You Could Breathe Your “troubles” Away?

March 8, 2019

Jennifer Prema McKeever – What If You Could Breathe Your “troubles” Away?

Aired Friday, 8 March 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Consciously focusing on your breathing has been a tool to feel better since ancient times. And, I was fascinated to learn that the Latin words for breath and spirit are the same. Breathwork utilizes conscious controlling of breathing patterns to achieve specific desired results. In this intriguing interview, we explore Biodynamic Breathwork with expert Jennifer Prema McKeever. Prema is a body-oriented therapist and educator who combines more than 20 years of experience in Eastern medicine, meditation, emotional release work, and body-mind therapies. She will share with us how breathwork can:

• Help the body by releasing chronic tension and stressors
• Discover ways to discharge sorrow and grief
• Use touch, sound, conscious emotional expression and meditation to support trauma release
• Create change on the somatic level, plus much more…

Our guest Jennifer Prema McKeever while treating thousands of patients as a doctor of Chinese medicine saw how vital our emotional health is for our physical health. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and an expert facilitator in BioDynamic Breath and Trauma Release System (BBTRS), a unique approach to release trauma from our nervous system and restoring health and vitality. Her private practice and groups bring together a unique blend of Eastern and Western approaches to releasing the traumas held in our minds and body so we can live a healthier, more authentic and passionate life.

To find out more about working with Prema and her groups visit: www.SacredInquiry.com and listen to the show on Friday, March 8th at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.

Ani Anderson - Can Finding Your Purpose Help In Healing?

February 22, 2019

Ani Anderson – Can Finding Your Purpose Help In Healing?

Aired Friday, 22 February 2019, 7:00 PM ET

In this episode, Ani Anderson, the creator of the Find Your Soul’s Agenda process and co-creator of Sensation-Based Mindset coaching shows us how to discover your soul agenda to navigate life’s challenges with grace and gratitude rather than the toxic emotions that ultimately affect our health, vitality, and quality of life. We also learn how to:

• Discover that one word that describes your soul’s agenda,
• Ways to reduce stress and heal from within by optimizing where we are,
• And breaking though conditioned patterns or responses so that life is enjoyed not endured!
• Plus so much more

Ani Anderson, MS, OT, LMT, CEMP, SBMC has had many outward successes in her life, from Broadway to business, however her most treasured success has been becoming a person, wife, and parent that she’s proud to be. She is the author of ‘Find Your Soul’s Agenda: The One Word That Will Make Your Whole Life a Success.’ Learn more about Ani and your Soul Agenda at www.AniAnderson.com/ and listen to this delightful interview Friday, February 22, at 7 PM ET.

Mindfulness: How Changing Your Perspective Can Improve Your Health

February 15, 2019

Aired Friday, 15 February 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Mindfulness: How Changing Your Perspective Can Improve Your Health

Millions around the world practice mindfulness, the act of paying attention in a non-judgmental way and the well-documented benefits include stress reduction, and feeling happier and calmer; but how do we work mindfulness and meditation into our busy daily life?

In this insightful interview, Daniel Gutierrez, author of five books, including his latest ‘Radical Mindfulness: Profound Inner Peace In As Little As 60-Seconds’ shares that radical mindfulness is not only becoming aware in the present, it’s about being so present that you can monitor your thoughts and redirect your actions in real time to create better outcomes. He also shares:

• How to increase your focus with his daily practice tips and techniques
• Simple ways to improve your physical and emotional well-being
• Easy to implement relaxation practices to help you feel calm and rejuvenated And so much more…

Our guest, Daniel Gutierrez, is a beloved mentor, sought-after motivational speaker and author whose latest book ‘Radical Mindfulness’ takes us on his six-year adventure to uncover the secrets buried within each of us—from head to heart. Among his many accomplishments, he is one or eighteen world-renowned thought leaders in the area of transformation and leadership featured in the documentary ‘Luminous World Views.’ Learn more about Daniel and Radical Mindfulness at www.danielgutierrez.com/ then join Sharon when she chats with Daniel Gutierrez Friday, February 15th at 7 PM ET. You can catch it later in a podcast.

Staying Healthy During ‘Cold’ Season and Start a Spring Detox with Dr. Elson Haas

February 8, 2019

Aired Friday, 8 February 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Staying Healthy During ‘Cold’ Season and Start a Spring Detox with Dr. Elson Haas

The Autoimmune Hour welcomes back Dr. Elson Haas, Founder and Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, one of the leading Integrative Medical Centers in the country to talk about staying healthy during the Winter ‘cold’ season and preparing for Spring with a spring detox plus:

• Ways to tame Stimulation Sedation Syndrome
• Why detox and what is a cleanse
• How to break the emotional ties we have to ‘comfort’ food
• The 5 keys to staying healthy with changing seasons
• and much more…

Dr. Haas is the author of eleven health books and has traveled the world assisting under-served communities. As a lifestyle and preventive medicine physician, Dr. Haas encourages patients to find their inner source of healing and to protect their health, honor their bodies, and discover that health is mostly a result of how we live, and is much more in our own hands than we realize. Visit his website at www.ElsonHaasMD.com and join Sharon and Dr. Haas Friday, February 8th at 7 PM ET and later in a podcast. Get your transcript at: www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Haas2

Is it Lyme Disease or an Autoimmune Condition?

February 1, 2019

Aired Friday, 1 February 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Is it Lyme Disease or an Autoimmune Condition?

This week we explore Lyme Disease and how often it is misdiagnosed as an autoimmune condition. As our guest, Dr. Julia Greenspan knows all too well, having recovered from Lyme herself. One surprise she shares is, ‘you don’t have to see a tick on you or the circular, outwardly expanding rash common with infection to have contracted Lyme.’ She also shares her expert insights on:

* How many symptoms are misunderstood in determining is it a microbe or autoimmune.
* How to get beyond the label of ‘trend disease’ and get help.
* The relationship between Lyme disease, other tick-borne infections to autoimmune disease.
* Ways one can decrease inflammation in the body to avoid the autoimmune response.
* Plus much more…

Dr. Julia Greenspan is a naturopathic doctor and author of the book “Rising Above Lyme Disease.” Dr. Greenspan is a Lyme Literate Doctor with a majority of her patients having some form of the tick-borne disease. Her focus in this area of medicine stems from living in New England, one of the most infected and infested areas in the country for Lyme disease and her struggles to recover from Lyme.

She has been listed in the Top Doctor’s Reader’s Poll with New Hampshire Magazine several times and interviewed as an expert on tick-borne illnesses on TV, radio, podcasts and in print media. Dr. Greenspan’s website is www.greenhousemedicine.com. Listen to this compelling interview first on Friday, February 1st and later in a podcast. Get your transcript at: www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Lyme

Everything You Should Know About Hydration and Didn’t Know to Ask

January 25, 2019

Aired Friday, 25 January 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Everything You Should Know About Hydration and Didn’t Know to Ask

According to return guest Gina Bria, the majority of the water we drink has lost its electrical charge, yes electoral charge, and as such is not hydrating! Gina Bria is a cultural anthropologist that has researched ritual, ritual foods, and food strategies for over 25 years and the coauthor of ‘Quench: Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration.’ In this episode, Gina shares we are 99% water molecules, and even with that, most of us walk around at minimal levels of proper hydration. She also shares:

• How water communicates with your cells
• How guzzling eight glasses of water a day can harm your health
• How micro-movements keep your body hydrated.
• What is fascia and why it is critical to your well-being?
• And so much more…

Gina Bria is the Founder and Executive Director of the Hydration Foundation and weds ethnographic strategies to the new science on hydration to serve the elderly, school children, athletes and hydrating while traveling. Learn more at www.HydrationFoundation.org And listen to this intriguing and informative episode Friday, January 25th at 7 PM ET.

Unblock and Unlock Yourself: Easy Ways to Create the Changes You Want

January 18, 2019

Aired Friday, 18 January 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Unblock and Unlock Yourself: Easy Ways to Create the Changes You Want

In this episode, we explore ways to unblock and unlock success when we can’t seem to overcome negative habits and beliefs. Our guest, Karen Seltz has a Master’s degree in Counseling, is a certified Life Coach, and a Brain Gym Consultant and she serves purpose-driven women by helping them become more confident, courageous, vibrant, and free. As a transformation catalyst, Karen will show us ways to release limiting beliefs and reconnect to our true power, authenticity, and worthiness we were born to embody including:

* Ways to move past the voice of fear
* The value of observation and removing judgment.
* How to pretend your way out of negative habits.
* Brain Gym practices to reduce stress and feel grounded.
* Tips and techniques to stop triggers, over-reactions, and anxiety in its tracks
* plus so much more.

Karen Seltz has triumphed over depression, addiction, lack of self-worth, and low self-confidence by doing the work that she now teaches. Karen has a loving, fun, no BS approach to fully supporting her clients in living the lives of their dreams. For more information, please visit HappinessGuru.net AND get your no-cost 30-Minute Breakthrough Session with Karen at: https://calendly.com/karenseltz/30min.

Listen to this no B.S. transformational chat Friday, January 18th at 7 PM ET.

Shifting Your Subconscious Mind for Success

January 4, 2019

Aired Friday, 4 January 2019, 7:00 PM ET

Shifting Your Subconscious Mind for Success

This week’s guest Donna Blevins, Ph.D. is an expert at showing us how to talk with our subconscious mind for success. To quote from her book MindShift On Demand: Quick Life-Changing Tools, “The brain is the most powerful tool you own, yet most people fail to understand it.” Well, what if you could quickly and easily set your subconscious mind for greater success, including optimizing our health? Dr. Donna will share how to combine positive self-messaging, visioning, physical anchoring and intention for change, plus:

• Quick ways to stop the panic and the downward slide into self-doubt, self-judgment, self-recrimination, and negative-thinking.
• How to permanently shift away from fear and fear-based decision-making.
• How to ‘put your shields up’ to engage your energetic ‘radar.’
• Discover ways to alert you to inner strife and conflict while deflecting outer negativity.
• Plus an instant way to stop beating yourself up and more….

Donna Blevins, Ph.D., is transparent and openly shares how you can shift your mindset in an instant! Dr. Donna is a high-profile, successful entrepreneur, who could have lost everything with a life-changing stroke. Instead, she found the keys to controlling her mind and body. Instantly, and throughout her recovery, she geared up and tested the limits of her mind-shifting exercises and she proved they worked.

In this episode, she will teach you how to kickstart your mindset into an amazing mindshift… Learn more at www.mindshiftondemand.com And listen to the show, Friday, January 4th, at 7 PM ET and later in podcast and video.

Your Voice Matters: Finding Hope and Meaning Through Self Advocacy

December 28, 2018

Aired Friday, 28 December 2018, 7:00 PM ET

Your Voice Matters: Finding Hope and Meaning Through Self Advocacy

This week’s guest is Pamela Jessen, founder and lead author of the blog ‘There Is Always Hope’ offering true stories and tips about thriving through chronic pain and invisible illnesses.

In this episode, Pamela shares her story of thriving regardless of her diagnosis including:
• The importance of self-care and self-love
• Understanding the power of intention and how to harness hope
• The gifts of chronic pain and invisible illness
• Ways to fearlessly speak your truth and become a strong self-advocate,
• plus so much more…

In addition to blogging, Pamela is an active volunteer with the Patient Voices Network, an organization in British Columbia that gives ordinary people the ability to have a say in how healthcare is delivered in our province. One of four committees she sits on is the PVN Oversight & Advisory Committee, plus other volunteer patient advocacy programs. Learn more about Pamela Jessen and her wonderful blog at: https://www.PamelaJessen.com/

And listen to our raw and real chat Friday, December 28th at 7 PM ET and later in video and podcast.