Nourishing your gut for a healthier you

As we consider our health priorities, an important topic for all of us is our “gut” health. More and more research is supporting that gut health is intertwined in everything…and if our gut isn’t healthy it can make our bodies turn on us and can make us miserable and unhealthy in so many ways…
Some 2,500 years ago Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”
He definitely knew what he was talking about and I agree that the single most important thing you can do …

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Overcoming self-limiting beliefs and transforming your life (it’s possible!)

Imagine someone shows you a graphic that has a number of items on it. There is a yellow banana, a yellow scarf, red apples, a red truck, a blue dish, a green vase, and so on… If someone quickly flashed you that graphic and then took it away you might remember a few of the items. Or you might not!
But what if you were told to focus on the red items only. You are quickly shown the graphic and then asked about the red items you saw…I bet …

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A Fresh Start to Getting Back Into Balance (3 Steps)

As I write this note on New Year’s Day I am sitting here wrapped up in blankets…curled up by the fire in front of my family’s Christmas tree.
It is quiet here now. The laughter and chaos from having all my girls and family members together is now simply another treasured memory. The peacefulness of the scene was so beckoning that I moved from my office to finish my daily journaling, trying to capture how truly grateful I am to be surrounded by such love …

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Hypothyroid Mom: From Miscarriage to Empowering Millions

Today on Couch Talk I have a very special guest who has a million followers on Facebook!
Really!
My guest is Dana Trentini, also known as the “Hypothyroid Mom”. We will be talking about all things thyroid, including Dana’s own fascinating story relating to her personal healing journey (which continues today)…and she’ll be sharing many insights and pearls relating to thyroid health.
First, a little bit about Dana.
She began her award-winning website, HypothyroidMom.com in 2012. She started her blog to tell her own story …

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What do Cuba, The Tropicana and medicine have in common? Me!

I just returned from Cuba after being invited to speak at a scientific conference there, and I’m so excited to share this adventure with you!   
So, let’s start with the juicy stuff first. The Tropicana!
Pretty much like any girl, I love dancing and music, and lots of colors and authentic culture. Because of this, the Tropicana was definitely on the top of my list of places to see, even understanding it is a major tourist attraction. But I can see why it …

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Live with an Attitude of Gratitude

As we enter the holiday season I wanted to express my own deep gratitude to each of you for your continuing support.
My growing community spans the globe…and is a diverse group of women and men who seek better health, vibrant relationships and greater longevity…and you all challenge me to be my very best each day!
I so appreciate you and do not take your support lightly!
My Daily Gratitude Practice (and a Challenge to You!)
Today a simple video in place of my usual …

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Methylation and Your Health: What You Need to Know

Today I have a very exciting guest on Couch Talk, Dr. Kara Fitzgerald.
I’ll tell you more about Dr. Kara in a moment, but want you to know that she is absolutely brilliant…and she will be talking with us today about methylation.
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard conversations – and a good deal of buzz – around the topic of methylation… and even more likely, you are probably a bit confused about what it really is and why it matters to you!
It is …

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More Vibrant and Painfree Intimacy – One Woman’s Story

Today I am talking with a 64 year old woman named Lisa R. about her long-term efforts to feel better “down there”!

She had been vibrant and energetic in most all of the areas of her life, feeling much younger than her years – biking, kayaking, active and enjoying her life – except for her discomfort and pain during intimacy.
She wanted to feel as young there as she did elsewhere in her life.
Lisa shared her story of trying hormones and many …

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Prevention is key to reduce your risk of having breast cancer

All of us know someone who has battled with breast cancer, and many of you likely have done so yourself.
My family has been impacted as well and I know the pain of both the fight and the loss.
Any type of cancer is a terrible disease and it is my sincere hope and prayer that our most brilliant scientists and researchers will soon have a 100% cure!
In the meantime our focus needs to continue to be on maintaining our best health, keeping our …

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Your Vibe, Energy and Life

Robyn Openshaw: Your Vibe, Energy and Life
Today, my very special guest on Couch Talk is Robyn Openshaw.
Robyn is an author of 15 books and is known as the “Green Smoothie Girl”… but she is so much more. Our conversation was fantastic and far-ranging…we talked about her reality TV show gig on the program, “Wife Swap”…oh, my goodness…so interesting and hilarious, too.
But more importantly we talked about the stunning revelation that changed her life and her family’s as well… and that went on …

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