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Aligned U a podcast designed to assist you to truly be Aligned through your body, head and heart so you can reach your full potential in your own unique way.

Aligned U Dr M

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Aligned U a podcast designed to assist you to truly be Aligned through your body, head and heart so you can reach your full potential in your own unique way.

    Busting through Brain Fog, Flushes & Perimenapause with Special guest Dr Andrea Huddleston

    Busting through Brain Fog, Flushes & Perimenapause with Special guest Dr Andrea Huddleston

    Empowering Women's Health: Navigating Perimenopause & Menopause
    Dr M has a very special guest this week, Dr. Andrea Huddleston, in this episode they explore perimenopause complexities, symptoms, and the importance of the right practitioner.
    Highlights:
    Perimenopause Transition: 5 to 13-year bridge from fertile years to menopause.Explored Symptoms: Hormonal fluctuations, hot flushes, mood changes, weight gain, and more.Finding the Right Practitioner: Expertise in women's health and hormonal shifts is crucial.Recommended Hormone Tests: FSH, LH, estradiol, progesterone, and a comprehensive androgen panel.Lifestyle Impact: Understanding alcohol and other factors on menopausal symptoms.Dr. Andrea's Insights:
    Benefits of Intermittent Fasting: Balancing blood sugars during perimenopause.Thoughts on Coffee: Impact on women's health and when to avoid it.Importance of Baseline Tests: Comprehensive insights into hormonal changes and overall health.Managing Symptoms: Stress reduction, exercise, chiropractic adjustments, and self-care.Well-being Journey:
    Embracing Menopause: A time for redefinition, wisdom, personal growth, and empowerment.Finding the Right Practitioner: Crucial support for navigating the hormonal journey.Aligning and De-stressing: Nature, regular adjustments, meditation, and controlled breathing for overall well-being.Prioritize Your Well-being:
    Discover the significance of feeling amazing and achieving hormonal balance. Tune in for an empowering exploration of women's health! 

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    • 1 hr
    Aligned U Eps 95 - Rules of Engagement with Stress

    Aligned U Eps 95 - Rules of Engagement with Stress

    How do you Engage with Stress?

    In this episode, Dr. M discusses stress and the rules of engagement. She shares her personal experiences with stress and how it inspired her work. Dr. M explains the different parts of the nervous system and their impact on our overall health and well-being. She introduces the concept of hybrid states, where being in a relaxed and mobilized state can be beneficial. Dr. M concludes by giving homework to the listeners and sharing her top five song, what she's watching, what she's done to decompress, and a quote of the week.
    Takeaways
    Stress can have both positive and negative effects on our lives.Understanding the different parts of the nervous system can help us better manage stress.Being in a hybrid state of relaxation and mobilization can be beneficial in certain situations.Taking the Body Stress Score quiz can help assess how well we are adapting to stress.Creating baselines and understanding where we are in terms of stress can guide our actions and help us move forward.Chapters


    00:00
    Introduction and Background
    03:47
    Understanding the Nervous System
    09:02
    The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Stress
    13:15
    Hybrid States of the Nervous System
    15:03
    Homework and Conclusion

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    • 18 min
    Aligned U Eps 94 - Oxygen First

    Aligned U Eps 94 - Oxygen First

    Are you giving yourself Oxygen first?

    In this episode, Dr. M discusses the importance of giving yourself oxygen first and prioritizing self-care. She emphasizes the need to create time and space for self-care and surround yourself with supportive people. Dr. M also talks about the importance of regular self-care and the role it plays in personal growth and change. She highlights that self-care doesn't have to be expensive and can be as simple as taking a walk or finding activities that bring joy. Dr. M encourages listeners to check in with themselves and make adjustments to their self-care routines as needed. She concludes by emphasizing the importance of gratitude and meeting yourself where you are.

    Key Takeaways

    Prioritize self-care and give yourself oxygen first before taking care of others.
    Surround yourself with supportive people who accept and embrace your personal growth and changes.
    Regular self-care is essential for overall well-being and should be a priority.
    Self-care doesn't have to be expensive and can be as simple as finding activities that bring joy.
    Check in with yourself regularly and make adjustments to your self-care routine as needed.
    Practice gratitude and meet yourself where you are in the present moment.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction and Background
    01:23 Importance of Self-Care
    03:12 Give Yourself Oxygen First
    04:09 The Importance of Regular Self-Care
    06:03 Change and Personal Growth
    07:30 Surrounding Yourself with Supportive People
    09:26 Creating Time and Space for Self-Care
    10:16 Self-Care Doesn't Have to Be Expensive
    12:10 Taking Care of Your Physical and Mental Health
    13:37 The Importance of Forward Momentum
    16:30 Checking In and Adjusting Self-Care
    18:37 Gratitude and Meeting Yourself Where You Are
    19:06 Final Thoughts and Conclusion



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    • 20 min
    Aligned U Episode 93 - A Wander, Walk or Hike - get clear on the goal

    Aligned U Episode 93 - A Wander, Walk or Hike - get clear on the goal

    In this weeks episode, Dr. M dives into the importance of defining goals and experiences in various aspects of life, particularly in health and wellness. 

    She shares a personal experience of planning a hike and how it relates to setting clear expectations. 

    Dr. M emphasises the need for preparation, clarity, and communication in achieving desired outcomes. She also highlights the significance of energy and time management, as well as the importance of having the right team around you. 

    The episode concludes with a reminder to do things differently to achieve different results and the power of making micro agreements for personal growth.









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    • 18 min
    Aligned U Eps 92 - New Year Rhythm

    Aligned U Eps 92 - New Year Rhythm

    Happy 2024! Have you created an upgraded Rhythm as we have come into the New Year?

    In this weeks episode Dr M shares why our rhythm is important and the power of micro-decisions through out the day in shifting the course of your day, week, month and year!

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    To see Dr M for Your Chiropractic Consultation go to www.mitchellrdchiropractic.com.au

    • 21 min
    Aligned U Eps 91 - Should Have Known Better

    Aligned U Eps 91 - Should Have Known Better

    Have you ever done something you know that you should have known better than doing? Or is that just Dr M...

    In this weeks episode Dr M shares a big lesson that she learnt at a recent seminar she attended that left her with a very sore hand, in a sliding doors moment, or in this case a block of wood.

    Dr M dives deeper into the importance of the non- negotiables in your life design and how when you ignore them the impact it can have.

    To do the Body Stress Score Quiz Click this Link or Follow us on Insta or FB at aligned.u or drmariaz

    To see Dr M for Your Chiropractic Consultation go to www.mitchellrdchiropractic.com.au

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Annie_2013 ,

Refreshing and grounded

Loving the discussions with Dr M. they are real, relatable and practical with an enjoyable level of frankness. Thank you, Dr M 😊

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Woohoo 🎉 your back!

So glad your back have missed your awesome podcast one of my absolute favs. 🙌🥂

Nobbystylez ,

Great Aussie podcast that delivers personal growth

Been listening to Dr M for a while now. Her podcasts are thought provoking and provide a really good scaffold of various practices to become the best you. Great co presenters who are highly respected in their fields

Highly recommend

Michael E

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