[00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello my friends, and welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, aka Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show as we continue our series where we are doing a multiple part episode for our 200th Episode Special. So, I won’t be doing much hosting again.
What we did for our 200th episode is we compiled the best advice from every single guest and put it into one very long episode that needed to be broken down into multiple parts. You might be saying, how could you possibly get the best advice from every single guest? Were you tracking it the entire time? Well, no, we can do you one better.
Our final question, as you may know on the show, is if you could get every single person in the world to do one thing for their health, whether that’s literally do one thing or stop doing one thing, what’s the one thing that you’d get them to do? What we did is we took these answers and compiled them all together and made a mega long episode.
This one today is a little shorter than normal. I mean, we’re still hitting, you know, the higher 30-minute mark. But the reason it is a little shorter is because I realized, all right, we technically have three parts here. The first part was a normal length. The second and third part is going to be the same length basically, but not as long as the first episode. It evens things out. It makes it so that it’s not just 60 minutes of different voices.
200th Episode: Take Responsibility for Your Own Wellbeing
I feel like that’s super confusing for the brain. Also, it is a ton of work on our team’s end to actually go back through and take all of these. If we had originally thought of this idea at episode number one, well, that would’ve been genius. Because then we could have been making this as we went along, but we were not so smart. So yeah, going back and working with about 200 episodes and trying to fit 40 plus people into each one, that is a little tricky.
Without further ado, let’s continue our compilation episodes of the best answers of every guest on the Health Detective Podcast so far.
Todd Erb: It would have to be realized that they are 100% responsible for their wellbeing and achieving the health goals that they desire, whatever that may be. The sooner you come to that understanding and you embody that 100%, the sooner you will achieve your results and get that goal. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #65: Bedridden At Age 16, Misdiagnoses, and Bioenergetics w/ Todd Erb, FDN-P on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Sleep & Breathe Appropriately
Christine Transue: Absolutely go gluten free. I don’t know why people think that’s such a hard, difficult thing to do. I wish they knew me. If you know me, if I could do it, anyone could do it.
And freaking get some sleep. Let’s put it this way. If you’re going to bed at two and you’re like, oh, this is great. That’s not normal, okay? Not sleeping is not life’s plan. It’s not God’s way or the universe or whatever you believe in, okay? You need to re-energize. You need to charge. Your body needs that time to dump the junk in your trunk. It’s gotta go out. Your body has no time to do what it’s supposed to do on two hours of sleep at night. It doesn’t. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #66: How FDN Changed Ev‘s Mom‘s Life (Pt. 1) w/ Christine Transue on Apple Podcasts)
Monica Boyle: Ooh, breathe appropriately. Breathe from the belly as many times as you can throughout the day and become aware of your breathing. Because I think that’s another true root cause of all dysfunction is irregular breathing. I guess that’s the first thing that came to mind. But of course, there’s so many now that I think about it. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #69: SIBO, Anxiety, and 40+ Rounds of Antibiotics w/ Monica Boyle, FDN-P on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Get in Nature & Meditate
Brianna Diorio: Walk outside, go spend time in nature. Honestly, I mean, endorphins from vitamin D, getting negative ions from the sea, getting terpenes from the forest. Literally nature therapy is one of the easiest, most simple, free things that you can do for your health.
There is research that talks about when you exercise outdoors how that can actually increase learning capabilities, cognitive function, so go outside. It’s free and it’s good for literally everything in your body. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #72: How to Recover From Being a ”Super-Spaz” w/ Brianna Diorio, MS, FDN-P, and soon-to-be PhD on Apple Podcasts)
Xavi D: I would say that I would demand that every individual on this planet spend at least five minutes a day in silence and meditation, loving the parts of themselves they wish they could change. Because that is the true catalyst to the change process that allows any health and root wellness related goal to flourish and actually manifest in a functional way. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #73: From Fat-Camp to Functional Medicine Wiz w/ Xavi D., ADAPT Practitioner, CHEK HLC 2, CHEK IMS 2, RYT 500, NASM CPT on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Dr. Peter Kozlowski: Eat nine to twelve servings of fruits and vegetables a day. There’s so many benefits to fruits and vegetables. Each color of the plant you eat is amazing. But at the same time, when you’re eating that many servings of fruits and vegetables, you don’t have room for all the other junk, right? It’s a simple but not simple way to clean up your diet. Because our traditional American breakfast of pancakes and cereal and French toast and Pop Tarts, no vegetables, our traditional lunch of hotdog, pizza, sandwiches with iceberg lettuce, which doesn’t count. Then we have a side of broccoli with dinner like that’s our kind of typical American diet.
But if you start to focus on three servings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it’ll completely change the way you eat, and it’ll completely change your health. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #74: Truth About The Conventional Healthcare System w/ Dr. Peter Kozlowski, M.D. on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: No Breakfast Carbs & Let Go of Judgement
Awais Spall: Some of your guests have mentioned some really important things already, so I’m going to mention something that I have not heard that I think is very important, and this works super well for a lot of my clients. No carbohydrates for their first meal of the day. That does so much to train the body to use energy efficiently throughout the day.
We talk about this in Ayurveda in other ways of how to manage energy. Where should your biggest meal of the day be? Something I find consistently is no sugar, no carbohydrates for that very first meal to help your body better burn calories. Be a more metabolically flexible machine throughout the day. This does so much wonders for people. And if there’s one thing people could do, I think it’s that thing. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #75: Ayurveda Meets Functional Medicine w/ Awais Spall, FDN-P on Apple Podcasts)
Andy Petranek: I would say to love themselves, accept where they are, treat themselves with kindness and compassion, just like they would a three-year-old kid. Have the same level of love, acceptance, and compassion for themselves, no matter what they’re struggling with, no matter where they are. That’s the foundation of real change. That’s also the foundation of true health. There might be pain, but there’s no suffering. The suffering comes from the lack of self-acceptance and the judgment of yourself. So, letting go of that judgment. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #76: Becoming Superhuman, Simply w/ Andy Petranek on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Raise Glutathione & Look at Life as a Range of Possibilities
Gian-Carlo Torres: Like you said, you know the answer, raise your glutathione levels. Okay. I would’ve talked to Dr. Jimmy Gutman, and he told me that he expects next five to 10 years for glutathione to be as popular as vitamin C. You know, just the term, right? Vitamin C, antioxidant, cholesterol – these are words that everybody understands. Not everybody understands glutathione.
So, the number one thing for your health, again, any treatment, any diet you have, cool. I respect that. Awesome. But there’s one thing I have to tell you, raise your glutathione levels. And I know everything you do extra, they’re going to love that you’re raising glutathione. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: #77: Glutathione – A Missing Key to Wellness w/ Gian-Carlo Torres on Apple Podcasts)
Isabel Chiara: Ah, good one. You almost had me stumped, but I got it. It’s to look at their life as a range of possibilities.
We sit there sometimes, and we judge ourselves or our life and we’re judging it under the scope of some kind of, maybe a negative perception. It’s to open that perception up and look at it as a range of possibilities that is like, it’s happening. This is happening for us. If it’s happening for us, this is like a positive experience that we’re going through that will bring us and lead us to this other greatest possibility in our life. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 79. How to Heal Emotional Eating w/ Isabel Chiara on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Get off the Phone, Get Your Sleep
Esther Blum: I would tell them to sleep. It’s that important. Sleep rules the metabolic mistress. And as a dietician you may think I can’t believe she’s not telling them to eat more protein. It is a toss-up, okay. But honestly, I think sleep is so foundational and so important in health.
That means getting the blue light out of your room, shutting off routers, no phone next to the bed. You don’t need 5g, military grade, electromagnetic fields next to your head raising your cortisol all night. If you do absolutely have to have it, you have kids who are driving and on the road, or aging parents, keep it a minimum of 10 feet from your bed, but off the screens at eight.
I always tell people, nothing good happens after 8:00 PM on a phone, like nothing. So, get off the phone, get your sleep. And just watch yourself lose weight, watch your insulin receptors improve your cravings go down, your appetite regulated, and your mood and your libido be really happy. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 81. The Paleo Diet and Integrative Dietetics w/ Esther Blum, Dietician, CNS, BCNS on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Slow Down & Get in the Sauna
Margot Shute: Gosh, Evan, that is hard just having one thing.
Well, I think in midlife, so I’m going to kind of just narrow it in on midlife, just to make it a little easier. By the time you get to midlife is that you have to pay attention to sleep. Your sleep, your quality of your sleep, and the timing of it. I know we haven’t even spoken about sleep, it’s not just about the weight. But I’ve just found that sleep is the healer of all healing modalities. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 82. Bulimia, Body-Shaming, and Why Calories In Doesn’t Work w/ Margot Shute, FDN-P on Apple Podcasts)
Rachel Smith: There are so many things. Okay. I’m going to put two together cause I want to give something that’s free, easy, and you can go do it right now. Go outside, walk, get in the sun.
So, you’re getting your movement in, you’re getting your sunshine exposure to help balance your circadian rhythm, which will help your hormones and your sleep. And you’re getting that fresh air, you’re getting nature, you’re getting out of the house. That would be my one thing for everybody to go do. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 84. Asthma, Digestive Issues, and Heart Surgery w/ Rachel Smith, FDN-P on Apple Podcasts)
Skye Gallagher: Wow. Great question. I mean, sauna and sit with it. Just be. Slow down for a few seconds. Get in the sauna. Allow that space to be where you slow down. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 88. How Trauma Is Secretly Keeping You Sick w/ Skye Gallagher on Apple Podcasts)
200th Episode: Sunrise, Ketosis, and Drink Water
Dr. Courtney Hunt: Sunrise and ketosis. (The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition: 90. Ketosis, Sunshine, and Healing Humanity w/ Dr. Courtney Hunt, MD on Apple Podcasts)
Anna Crescitelli: Oh gosh. I feel like it’s so stupid to say, but drink water. I feel like people don’t drink water. And when people come to me, we’re doing their skin consultation and everything, I’m always like, what are you doing like with fluid wise? Are you drinking water? They’re like, no. I’m like, okay. Then they tell me about how wrinkled and dehydrated their skin is. I’m just like, okay. Oh, can I do another one too?
Detective Ev: By all means.
Anna Crescitelli: Okay. Do you know the whole like earthing, grounding thing? Yes. Being in nature? That works for anxiety, depression. At least for me, it worked for both of those things. I know that that’s something that everyone struggles with. (93. Using Light to Heal, and Why Sunscreen Is Bad w/ Anna Crescitelli, Holistic Esthetician, IINHC – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
Steve Baum: Sleep eight hours a night, solid. Like solid restful sleep, eight hours a night. Number one. (95. Triumph After Tragedy w/ Steve Baum, FDN-P, CHEK ||| – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
200th Episode: Take Algae Every Day
Catharine Arnston: Take algae tablets every single day. Absolutely.
And when we’re bigger, we want to donate this to children’s schools for lunches, for assisted living homes, disaster areas. This stuff is the answer. It’s going to save the world. If you haven’t seen the Netflix movie, Seaspiracy, please watch it. Even they talk about how the commercial fishing industry is destroying the oceans. And even they, twice in the movie, say the answer to saving the oceans is to eat algae. So, I am not alone on this. I’m just a few years ahead of the rest of you.
I was where you were 11 years ago not knowing anything about algae. I’m going to try to make it easier for you to get on board cause the world is discovering algae. The nations discovered it in 1974. The Japanese discovered it in 1950. Why should the Asians be the only ones benefiting from longevity, great health, great skin, low cancer rates? I want you to have those same benefits too. Absolutely my answer to that question, take algae, spirulina and chlorella every day and you’ll never look back. (97. Algae – Nature‘s Forgotten Superfood? w/ Catharine Arnston, MBA, BA, IINHC – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
200th Episode: Get Educated About Food & Strength Train
Kathlena “The Allergy Chef”: I think I would get them to have like this magic like blessing of their brain of education and information about food and nutrition. Like where it comes from, the importance of it all, like why you should be limiting high fructose corn syrup. Honestly, you shouldn’t be having it at all. Especially for those who are eating Western foods and things like that, just understanding how that’s one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your family is just to consume the right kinds of foods that nourish you.
Because even still, maybe tomatoes don’t nourish you the way an apple does. And it’s understanding your bio-individual needs where food is concerned. Because when you do that, mostly everything will fall into place. (99. A Survival Guide to 200+ Food Allergies and Sensitivities w/ Kathlena, ”The Allergy Chef” – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
Barbara Madimenos: You know, if I’m going to speak again in general, putting aside, the topic that we spoke of with eating disorders, I think one of the most important things that both men and women should do is strength train. You know, muscle is an endocrine organ. It is probably the most beneficial thing you could not just do for your physical health, but for your mental health as well. (Missing Periods, Anorexia, and Osteoporosis w/ Barbara Madimenos, IIN, FDN-P – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
200th Episode: Eat Whole Foods & Do Cold Exposure
Courtney Hayes: Eat more whole foods. It has to be one? Because my mind is going off with bunch of things.
Detective Ev: So many people have thrown in two. Feel free.
Courtney Hayes: I’d say eat more whole foods, and just like we talked about, listen to your gut. Listen to your body. You know, if your body’s rejecting something, if your mind’s rejecting something, like listen to your body. Tune into yourself and ultimately take care of yourself. (https://www.podbean.com/site/EpisodeDownload/PB1180959F2MZS)
Dustin McFarland: You know, I mean, super, super loaded, right? Because we have so much we can do. This has not been brought up. Certainly, oxalates and all these things have been, and they’ve been helping me, but this has not been brought up. I would say if I had a magic wand, I’d have everybody out there do cold exposure because that’s one thing that I can tell you has made me a stronger, healthier, fitter person.
You know, getting into cold showers, cold lakes, cold streams. Haven’t been able to experience cryotherapy. Nobody around me I know of does that. But I would say that would make a huge difference in everyone’s health. I really believe it. (Root Canals, Oxalates, and Over-Exercise w/ Dustin McFarland, FDN-P, CNC – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
Dr. Lulu Shimek: Meditation, hands down. There’s no other thing that can shift your life as much as meditation. Cause you’re really going inward, listening to yourself, discovering about yourself, and calming the entire body. When we’re in that place of rest and peace, we can see unimaginable change. (Naturopathic Medicine, Emotional Healing, and Changing Our DNA w/ Dr. Lulu Shimek, ND – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
200th Episode: Prioritize Sleep
Mollie McGlocklin: It would be all about prioritizing sleep in that process. If you’re someone that’s listening and you are looking to improve your health to kind of restructure that pyramid of health that you might be thinking of. Okay, well it’s a new year, so I’m going to get the nutritionist and the personal trainer and the this and the that. Instead, how can we learn about and prioritize our sleep and put that on the really most crucial foundational rung? Because from that place, then the going to the gym, and the eating well, and all those things are much more likely to happen consistently.
Cause what is the first thing that kind of gets cut often? If we’re not sleeping, then suddenly it’s, we’re too tired to get to the gym and we make the poor choices cause our glucose levels are higher and all these things are happening with our sleep. So, prioritizing that sleep.
I don’t know if I can have like an asterisk with it. But with that is to bring in that one thing that we called out throughout this conversation which is that light prioritization. Sunlight. Hunger to seek out sunlight as much as we possibly can, and ideally anchored on the earlier half of the day. Just because that can be such a grounding practice for people and just such a tangible and almost innate thing of like, yes, this feels right for most people.
A Late First Shot of Bright Light Means Getting Sleepy Later
Once they start doing that, and it can just kind of help all the other practices fall into place. Because if I didn’t explain it well enough, I want to just also say that based on when you see that first shot of bright light in your day, that kind of creates this invisible countdown clock, where from that point, then it will kind of choose the time that you are going to get tired later on in the evening.
There’s a very real cause and effect if you’re not seeing your brightest shot of light until later. You know, back when I used to wake up so late, it might be 12:00 PM, one in the afternoon when you’re getting that big bright shot of light. Then of course from that place, I’m not going to get tired for another 16 hours after that. It’s going to be really late. So, you want to also get that there’s a very clear mechanism happening here, and it’s not just sort of like a nice thing to do. (Sleep is a Skill, and Here’s How To Master It w/ Mollie McGlocklin – The Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | Podcast on Spotify)
200th Episode: Slow Down
Detective Ev: I normally have a signature question on this podcast where it’s specifically about health in general. But of course, from my understanding, it’s not like you were sitting here dealing with a cancer or some specific autoimmune disease. I think the final question for today could actually be best asked for this specific topic.
In this case it would be, if we could give Tricia a magic wand and you could get everyone who is out there emotionally eating to do one thing for their emotional eating or stop doing one thing, what is the one thing that you get them to do?
Tricia Nelson: There’s so many things to do and they’re hard to do without support. Most people with emotional eating want to figure it out on their own cause they’re embarrassed about it. You could save yourself a lot of time by getting support.
But in terms of a first step, I will say, if you want to do it on your own, you’re like, screw you, I don’t want to get support. Basically, slow down, like slow the heck down. Stop going at break-neck speed because you’re just making your situation worse. That’s whatever health problem you have, cause everything’s connected. You know, stress kills. Stress kills and emotional eaters are really stressed out. We’re in a full flight from ourselves. So, you gotta slow down.
200th Episode: Grounding & Sunrise
But besides slowing down, having a morning routine, really taking some time to be with yourself, to connect with your source, your divine spirit. That’s going to make a huge difference and give you answers that you need.
Again, reach out for help as well because it’s so much easier to do this when you have support. And if you could have figured it out on your own, you probably would have. So, there’s no shame.
We have no issues getting a health coach if we’ve got some kind of health problem or getting a trainer if we want to get fit and train for triathlon or something. But when it comes to eating, we’re like, no, I got it. I got it. I’m good. Yet it’s the problem we’ve had the longest. It’s the hardest to overcome cause it is an addictive habit. Yet you have to eat. You probably aren’t going to figure it out on your own because you need to take a different tack. Diets will not do it. (Download – How to Heal Your Hunger For Good (Beat Emotional Eating) w/ Tricia Nelson | Podbean)
Debbie Potts: The first thing that popped in my head, I have to say is, wake up and get outside. Get out in nature, grounding, sunrise, see the sun. Start your day that way. Get outside. (Download – How To Get Younger As You Age w/ Debbie Potts, FDN-P | Podbean)
200th Episode: Listen Without Judgement
Freddie Kimmel: I think the one thing that I would ask everybody on the planet to do is, oh man, it’s so hard to pick one. I’m going to pick one. I’m going to go against my gut. My gut was breathe. My gut was to take in a deep breath every hour. Do an eight count in hold for two and out for eight and hold for two. You would be a different human being if you did that every hour on the hour.
Cause as human beings, we tend to ride the adrenaline rocket, the cortisol rocket towards bedtime, and then we wonder why we can’t just shut it off. Humans were designed to eat, sleep, play, make love, and roam around the world. We are not living it. We don’t live that way. It’s a different world. The rules that applied to your genetic design haven’t changed that much. We’re not living in alignment or resonance with that fact, that truth. So, we’ve gotta work with these aspects of downregulation.
I totally cheated. I’m going to give you two. The other thing I would ask is that when you listen to another human being, on social media, in real time, when we’re talking and you’re engaging in their eye and you’re really present with them, you’re not just waiting for your turn to talk, is that you try, every time you listen, to pull away judgment of what they’re saying.
Realize Everyone is Struggling
If we could remove judgment and just feel into the reality that they have a different upbringing, set of experiences, financial income, housing, relationship status than you do, and just be so humble about that. That if we just remove judgment, I don’t think we’d have war anymore. I don’t think there’d be famine or kids locked in cages.
I think that would all resolve because we would have this self-realization, wow, everybody’s struggling. Everybody’s having a weird time on this rock spinning around a ball of fire in the middle of a universe who knows what’s beyond that. And we’re all walking each other home in this human experience.
Nobody gets out alive. Nobody’s taking all the money you’ve made or the rockets or the boats or the Teslas and putting them in a case somewhere. You don’t end a monopoly with a stack of cash, we all will go with nothing. Just remember that.
I think that would be such a great little mantra if we broke out that sound bite and just played it to people on your morning alarm. I am removing judgment every time I engage with another human being. If I’m pulling that out of my listening toolbox, I would respond in a different way. I think that would be just a transformational thing for the human race. (Download – Freddie Beats Testicular Cancer, Lyme, and Mold (Pt. 2) w/ Freddie Kimmel | Podbean)
200th Episode: No Seed Oils, Veggie Oils, or Sugar
Liz Georges: Stop and smell the roses. Just take a break. Take a break from the stress. Give yourself that break. Take a moment to breathe.
I had no idea how important breathing was until started this journey with coaching, allowing yourself to not get caught up in all the chaos. Because whether you get caught up in it or not, it’s going to exist around you. So take care of yourself. (Download – Serving In Iraq, Selling Mercedes-Benz, and Becoming an FDN w/ Liz Georges, FDN-P | Podbean)
Katie McKersie: Stop eating seed oils and vegetable oils would be a big one. (Download – Attacking Acne With Functional Medicine, and The Ugly Truth About Coming Off Birth Control w/ Katie McKersie, FDN-P | Podbean)
Mary Ann May: It’s pretty easy, stop eating sugar. Just get all the sugar and the carbs that are not healthy for you out and just pay attention to the other foods. (Download – The Missing Keys to Midlife Health w/ Mary Ann May, FDN-P | Podbean)
Dr. Aumatma Simmons, ND: I think it would have to be really good, high-quality sleep every single night, and optimized for them. So not everyone needs to sleep eight hours or nine hours. There are different body types that need different amounts of sleep. Then really making sure that that sleep that we are getting is super high quality and that we wake up feeling rested, rejuvenated, and revitalized to go on with our day. (Download – The Secrets To Beating Infertility w/ Dr. Aumatma Simmons, ND | Podbean)
200th Episode: Daily Self-Care Practice & No Overscheduling
Rhoda Schofield: I would say to introduce a self-care practice into their day. It can even be for as little as five minutes, but some kind of self-care practice.
I feel that the balance between the doing and the resting is not there for most people in today’s day and age. So, just trying to kind of create that sort of parasympathetic rest state. I need to follow my own advice there as well.
You know, that could be a five-minute meditation, which is really easy to find online. It could be breathing, just a 10-minute breath work. Again, something you could find online. It could be just going out and taking a dog for a walk. Anything that kind of just stops you from the doing on a daily basis would do a world of good for so many people. (Download – Chronic Asthma = GONE w/ Rhoda Schofield, FDN-P | Podbean)
Kelly Murray: That would be to stop over scheduling yourself and find time to rest. Rest during the day leads to better rest at night. (Download – Mastering Sleep For Adults AND Kids w/ Kelly Murray, FDN-P | Podbean)
Fast from Technology & Social Media
Cory Firth: Get off social media. I can explain that further, but I don’t think I have to.
Actually, the best way to describe it, and I’ll try to be quick, is there’s this theory or this idea of digiophrenia. It’s trying to exist in multiple places at once. We’ve got this physical being and how we live today and the reality of the world that I’m in, that I’m not seeing you in. Then there’s the digital version of who I am, my identity online, which varies between LinkedIn, where I’m buttoned up and professional, or Instagram where I’m sharing my food or maybe some silly, best of my experience, which isn’t realistic. Then there’s Facebook where I’m yelling about politics or whatever it might be.
We’re trying to exist in all these different places at once, but we’re having a hard time existing here in the physical, real material world. So, if we can just take a step back. I don’t think you have to delete it, but fast from it. You guys talk about fasts from food. There’s a real benefit from fasting from technology and I think there’s an even bigger benefit from fasting from social media. I would say give that a shot. (Download – Psychedelics – Medicine For Our Mental Health? w/ Cory Firth, FDN-P | Podbean)
Listen to Your Body, Act Accordingly, & Be Grateful
Sandy Eggers: Listen to your body and act on it. If it’s given you warning signals, do something now, not two years down the road when you’ve flared into autoimmune disease like my body did. Listen to your body.
You should have good energy. You should be able to have a decent, stable mood. And if you’re a woman, regular cycles. (Download – Diagnosis of Celiac and Helping Busy Moms Get Healthy w/ Sandy Eggers, FDN-P | Podbean)
Debi Robinson: Vitamin G. I’d get them to close their eyes, connect to their breath, feel their body, feel their seat, feel their feet, feel their tushy in the chair, feet on the floor, and start bringing into their awareness all that they have. Vitamin G, Vitamin G, Vitamin G. I’d even say to take overdose on vitamin G. And that’s really where happiness is, Evan.
And what the heck are we here for? What are we doing in our lives? Right? We get so caught up in everything else, and then you need to come to like, stop, right here. So, that’s the one thing is the gratitude piece.
What do I have? Because we spend so much time on what we’re not or what we don’t have. The vitamin G every day. How many doses? I don’t know. That’s what I should come up with. Right. The doses of vitamin G. Lots. Unlimited. (Download – Beating Osteoporosis The Natural Way w/ Debi Robinson, FDN-P | Podbean)
Michael Vasconez: Taking care of yourself is taking care of the world. (Download – How Healing Our Relationships Heals Our Health (Pt 2) w/ Michael Vasconez | Podbean)
Kristin Thomas: I’d say sleep more. I truly believe that if you’re not sleeping, your body’s not healing. And pretty much every ailment could be improved by sleeping more. That’s when your body regenerates, and most of us are very sleep deprived these days. So, I would say sleeping more. (Download – From Terrible Gut Issues To Having a Wait List FDN Biz w/ Kristin Thomas, FDN-P | Podbean)
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