Wellness Journey is a wellness platform that explores the cross-section between Eastern and Western wellness modalities. Through interviews with experts worldwide, it explores concepts and practical ways for readers to optimise their overall wellbeing. From ancient philosophies to cutting edge science, Wellness Journey covers many diverse topics to give an integrative view of health & wellbeing.
Nadine Artemis - Harnessing ancient wisdom into our modern lives with Health & Beauty Pioneer Nadine Artemis
Nadine is the creator of Living Libations, a luxury line of organic wild-crafted non-GMO serums, elixirs, and essential oils for those seeking the purest of the pure botanical natural health and beauty products on the planet. She is an innovative aromacologist, developing immune-enhancing formulas and medicinal blends for health and wellness.
Her healing creations—along with her concept of renegade beauty—encourage effortlessness, eschew regimes and inspire people to rethink conventional notions of beauty and wellness. Her potent dental serums are used worldwide and provide the purest oral care available. She is a key speaker at health and wellness conferences and a frequent commentator on health and beauty for media outlets. She has received glowing reviews for her work in the Hollywood Reporter, GOOP, Vogue, People, Elle, Yoga Journal, Natural Health, W Magazine, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and National Post.
Her celebrity fans and customers include Shailene Woodley, Renee Zellweger, Julianne Moore, Carrie Anne Moss, Mandy Moore, First Lady of Canada Sophie Trudeau, and many others. Alanis Morissette describes Nadine as “a true sense-visionary”; and Aveda founder, Horst Rechelbacher, calls Nadine “a pure flower of creativity.” And on top of all that, Nadine opened the first full-concept aromatherapy store in North America at just 22 years old.
Dr Jill Crista - Naturopath doctor, best selling author and Internationally recognised educator on Mold-related illness.
Dr. Jill Crista is a naturopathic doctor, best-selling author, and internationally recognized educator on mold-related illness.
She helps people recover their health after exposure to toxic mold. Dr. Crista is the author of Break The Mold: 5 Tools To Conquer Mold and Take Back Your Health. She also provides online training for medical practitioners to help them become Mold-Literate; to efficiently and effectively identify and treat their mold-sick patients. Check out the courses page on her website, DrCrista.com.
In this episode:
What is a Naturopathic doctor and how Dr. Crista came to discover & treat mycotoxin-related illnesses.How she uncovered mold inside her own home. How mold can look completely different in different people – which is more the rule than the exception.Mycotoxins used as a bioweapon.How mold impacts the immune system. What are Mycotoxins and how they are fat-soluble, which means people can accumulate them over time, and not just belly fat, it’s bone marrow, brain tissue, coating of the nerves, the cell lining of every cell. Link between fatigue and mycotoxins in the sinus.Mold exposure & impact on gut health.The problems with building practices today.How ancient civilisations knew to build health promoting structures.Antibiotics are commonly synthesised from fungus.How mold blocks Vitamin D receptors in the body.Treatment protocol for mycotoxin exposure.Dr. Crista’s favorite resources & books.
Patrick Hanaway MD - The functional medicine approach to healing cancer, immune resilience in the time of Covid-19, being a Marakame (Shaman), role of a Shaman, and functional medicine approach to gut health.
It was an honour to speak with Dr Hanaway, who is one of the world’s top leaders in the field of functional medicine.
In this conversation we chat about:
What is Functional Medicine. As the Chief Medical Offer at Genova Diagnostics for 10 years, his approach to stool testing, including differences in testing available today and his recommendations. If you are feeling healthy, should you still do gut health testing.His experience with Stage 4 Cancer, and his own healing journey, including incorporating a Ketogenic Diet, and the Functional Medicine approach. Functional Medicine approach to immune resilience and Covid-19. The Microbiome, including looking how Psychobiotics can help with things such as depression and anxiety. The importance of getting in touch with nature and its affect on the Microbiome. His story of becoming an Initiated Shaman and the dream world.Dr. Patrick Hanaway is a board-certified family physician with a medical degree from Washington University. Dr. Hanaway also leads the COVID-19 Taskforce for the Institute for Functional Medicine.
He spent a decade as the Chief Medical Officer at Genova Diagnostics. Following that he became the Chief Medical Education Officer for the Institute for Functional Medicine as well as the founding Medical Director at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is the past President of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. In 2017, he won the Linus Pauling Award.
As an initiated Marakame (Shaman) by the Hui-CHOL people in the Sierra Madres of central Mexico, he incorporates these healing approaches in his clinical practice.
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Michael Rubino - International expert on Mold Remediation, how to protect your home from Mold, the impact of mold on health, genetic susceptibility to mold, how to tell if you have mold in your home and much more.
Michael Rubino is an international mold remediation expert with nearly a decade of field experience working with individuals who are immunocompromised to improve the air quality in their homes. He is a council-certified Mold Remediator by IICRC and ACAC and a contributing member, sponsor, and speaker for the Indoor Air Quality Association. He works with roughly 75 to 100 families each year as they return to their homes after mold exposure.
Topics discussed in the episode
When we started having this growing awareness around the impact of Mold & health as a society. Michael’s journey foray into Mold Remediation, and his experience remediating homes during and after Hurricane Sandy The Honda versus Mercedes in the world of Mold Remediation, and how there are no strict regulations when it comes to the standards of remediating homes. How the HLA-DR gene impacts your ability to detox toxins, including Mold toxins from the body. This gene currently is estimated to impact over 25% of the population in the US. How Mold causes inflammation in the body Are we seeing an issue with our modern building practices that may be causing also more greater issue when it comes to mould? And also how it might look like when it comes to apartments?Looking for apartments in Hong Kong, I was trying to look for ones that were more new. Am I right to say that? Just because it's new does not mean I'm necessarily safe from mould.Michael’s favorite HVAC filtering system that can filter out particles as small as seven nanometers. How can I tell that there's mould without say necessarily first doing testing? How can we tell there's mould in the property?If we find that there is mould in the property, what should we be looking for in a remediator?How to clean clothing that has been exposed to Mold Are there being certain protocols that you have seen people have success with that we could share with the audience after Mold Exposure? Mold & how it impacts the gut How EMF exposure has been shown to increase Mold growth This article is for informational purposes only. It is not, nor is it intended to be, a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and should never be relied upon for specific medical advice. The use of information on this website or materials linked from this website is at the user’s own risk. Users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have, and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions.