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Hi, it's Dr Manon Bolliger, ND and I want to welcome you to the Healers Cafe.

I am so excited to be doing this series of interviews and what I'll be doing is, is asking all kinds of healthcare practitioners, doctors, healers of all types, to really share with all of you their experience, why they became healers, what called them what they think about this being a healer thing. Is it, a thing? Who's really healing in this, what they've experienced from their their interaction with clients and patients and what the takeaways and understanding of what the process of healing is all about and the process of life. So that's the essence of what I'm doing. I'm hoping that this will serve also for patients that have issues and are looking for different ways of approaching it.

* De-Registered, revoked & retired after 30 years of practice. Now resourceful & resolved to share with you all the tools to take care of your health & vitality!

The Healers Caf‪é‬ Dr M - Manon Bolliger, [ND] (De-Registered*)

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Hi, it's Dr Manon Bolliger, ND and I want to welcome you to the Healers Cafe.

I am so excited to be doing this series of interviews and what I'll be doing is, is asking all kinds of healthcare practitioners, doctors, healers of all types, to really share with all of you their experience, why they became healers, what called them what they think about this being a healer thing. Is it, a thing? Who's really healing in this, what they've experienced from their their interaction with clients and patients and what the takeaways and understanding of what the process of healing is all about and the process of life. So that's the essence of what I'm doing. I'm hoping that this will serve also for patients that have issues and are looking for different ways of approaching it.

* De-Registered, revoked & retired after 30 years of practice. Now resourceful & resolved to share with you all the tools to take care of your health & vitality!

    How to Connect with and Heal Your Pet with Lesley Nase on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How to Connect with and Heal Your Pet with Lesley Nase on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks Lesley Nase Intuitive Healer for Pets and People.
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/lesley-nase  
       
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Lesley Nase 07:58
    We all have preconceived notions, and animal communicators have been around for years and years and years, you know, from horse whispers, to pet psychics to everything. The biggest miscommunication, though, that I come across is that when I say that I work with pet people, or business people who are pet people, they think, and they tune in to that word, pet. That's what I work with. Which is not true. They forget that people part. Because we live in a world as quantum physics will tell us that we're entangled. When we live with other people, when we live with animals, when we live with the nature outside, that all plays into our own energy fields, and that entanglement is there.
    Lesley Nase
    Because your pet lots of times is just going to be looking with those puppy eyes, or that cat smile, or even a horse is going to put his head and nuzzle your head on your shoulder is here to help us. And it's one of the reasons that pets come into the world. It's in my experience, we take pets into our life. But before you even came here, you made the choices. I want to experience this, and I want to experience that. And a pet comes along and says I'm going to help you with that. And they've been helping for 1000s and 1000s of years since they became domestic animals.
    Lesley Nase 18:03
    When we look at newborn kittens, puppies, when we see foals running around, that is part of beauty of life. And when we see that and open up and we get all excited our vibrations raise our energy raises. And when you have those times that we all do that we're down, were depressed. Something didn't go right that day. Our pets have a tendency to come closer and closer into our energy field and to help us and what do we do? We reach out and we bring them close to our hearts and heart to heart.
     
    ABOUT LESLEY NASE:
    Lesley Nase is the creator and CEO of ‘Intuitive Animal Communication and Healing’. She hosts a TV Show called ‘Books, Yarns & Tails’ which is featured on Win Win Women TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. Lesley is a public speaker, an intuitive healing coach and children’s author: ‘Who Paints the World’
    For more than 30 years, Lesley has been hired by pet people when conventional healing methods failed to answer their questions. She has helped 100’s of cats, dogs and horses, as well as people, access their innate healing abilities, get to the root of their imbalances, and restore themselves to optimal health, naturally and holistically.
    Lesley believes in empowering people to make informed choices concerning their health and wellbeing as well as that for their pets, loved ones and the world we live in. As such, she uses her insights, guidance and wisdom as an intuitive healer for people and pets, a Shamanic healing practitioner, and psychic medium as an End-of-Life death doula.

    Core purpose/passion: My purpose is to be present with people, animals, and nature by holding a compassionate loving space for them to connect with source energy thereby healing and enhancing their life’s journey.
    – Facebook | Website | Instagram |  LinkedIn | YouTube 
     
     
    ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
    As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
    My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books:  'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors Don’t Ask: The Mindful Patient-Doctor Relationship' and 'A Healer in

    • 30 min
    How to Become the Best Version of Yourself with Lina Patel on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How to Become the Best Version of Yourself with Lina Patel on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks with Lina Patel from Wellness and Wellbeing
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/dina-patel  
     
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Lina Patel
    It's like a garden, you know, some part of your garden is beautiful, and it's great, some part of your garden not so great. And you want to attend to it, but you don't know how you've got no experience. So, you know, you have to dig up the soil because it's not very good. Put new soil down, lay new seeds, and create your garden. So, you're in control of your life. And when you're in control of your life, you can be and do and have anything and that's really, really powerful.
    Lina Patel 14:25
    I always suggest in my yoga classes and meditation and even if it's a minute, just breathe. And allow your breath to flow all the way down to your belly. And just maybe if you have a chance, close your eyes, take three deep breaths because when we oxygenate our body, the blood circulation is flowing everywhere, oxygen is getting everywhere.
    Lina Patel
    We are all different. That means just because I don't understand what is right for you, I can teach you to understand what is right for you. I may not agree with it, but only you know what's right for you. So, people don't understand they think that life should be like, they tell you how it should be. But wellness is about knowing what's right for you and doing that. And that means, whatever it means. We are all different. We're all unique. We've all come here to experience different things.
     
    ABOUT LINA PATEL:
    Hi, I am Lina Patel. I am a Wellness Ambassador. I aspire to Inspire Wellness with Yoga, Holistic therapies and more.  inspiring clients to create their life on purpose, so they can live the life they love, creating the best version of themselves. I work with clients to work towards the best solution to incorporate into their lives by creating personal wellbeing packages.

    I am a Creator of Online programs
    Sleep Easy -a Safe, Non-Addictive Strategy. Sleep Better, feel better, look better!

    Feel Amazing - Discover how to supercharge your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual life with Feel Amazing, a beginners guide to meditation.

    I have a Wellness Mentoring Program
    The Creative Toolbox- Become the best version of yourself and create a life that you love, Gain strategies and tools for life!

    Core purpose / passion : It’s time to put an end to the constant stress and worry of feeling everything in life is broken, replaying every mistake you have made and learn some techniques that will teach you how to have energy to get up in the mornings and be ready to rock and roll and to move through life with confidence.

    I aspire to inspire, my mission is to empower individuals to create a life they love to live and create the best version of themselves with yoga and holistic therapies.
    – Facebook | Website | Instagram |  LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube 
     
    ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
    As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
    My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books:  'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors Don’t Ask: The Mindful Patient-Doctor Relationship' and 'A Healer in Every Household: Simple Solutions for Stress'.  I also teach BowenFirst™ Therapy through Bowen College and hold transformational workshops to achieve these goals.
    So, when I share with you that LISTENING to Your body is a game changer in the healing process, I am speaking from expertise and direct experience".
    Mission: A Healer in Every Household!
    For more gre

    • 33 min
    How to Use Multiple Modalities to Heal the Whole Body with Diane Fownes on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How to Use Multiple Modalities to Heal the Whole Body with Diane Fownes on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks with Diane Fownes, a registered nurse and Bowen Practitioner.
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/diane-fownes
       
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Diane Fownes 08:15
    We have so much technology at our fingertips now, so much information that we can go and find on our own if we're proactive and self-directed to do so. That information sometimes is food for their soul. It's amazing how it opens doors for them to start to realize that maybe there's something else that I can do or try.
    Diane Fownes 10:43
    I think it's what fascinates me is even where we are right now, how far we've come what we're still learning, what we still have much to learn. When we think that we're masters at knowing pretty much what's going on inside our body and how stress affects us and how it affects our healing and what creates disease and what creates inflammation. There's still a lot we don't know. And that's what I think the average person still doesn't quite understand that we're still learning, we're still trying to figure out like, how our body systems work.
    Diane Fownes 17:53
    Oh, I've had some bodywork people come in to see me for at my aesthetic clinic and question, why would you ever do Botox on someone? Doesn't that kind of go against the grain with it being a pharmaceutical to with what you do with health and wellness and bodywork and I'm going no, this is what is the best outcome for the patient. And if I can get them out of pain immediately within two weeks, then we can work on the rest. And they can come back and do Bowen therapy and do TMJ work.
     
    ABOUT DIANE FOWNES:
    Diane is a Registered Nurse with over 36 years of extensive experience in various modalities of Healthcare. She has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and is trained as a Naturopath. After many years in the hospital setting, she followed the path of Medical Aesthetics coupled with Holistic Alternative treatment modalities that challenged her and changed the course of her professional career.

    Diane is a Bowen Practitioner, treating not only the exterior, but also the internal health of her clients through non-invasive treatments including Cupping, and myo-fascial release techniques. She has extensive knowledge in nutritional counseling and medical oversight for treating inflammatory conditions and better health outcomes related to diet.

    She is specialized in TMD and the life changing effects of treatments for this condition.

    A single mom to three girls, she keeps very busy outside of work as an avid fitness lover, nurtures herself through healthy living and is an advocate for both inner and outer health and well-being.
    Core purpose / passion : I am most passionate about educating and offering guidance to those who are willing to learn and be open to receive information about their own health journey.  I have an extensive body of knowledge and lucky enough to have the background in both functional medicine as well as Nursing to integrate them together with a truly holistic approach to wellness.  Client’s are drawn to knowledge, but it is respecting that space and valuing each client as an individual with compassion and a listening ear to truly value them coupled with a deep passion to help that is my mission in my purposeful work as well as life in general.
    – Facebook | Website | Instagram |  LinkedIn 
     
    ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
    As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
    My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books:  'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors D

    • 29 min
    How to Release Trauma by Tapping into Your Past with Jacqui Hoitingh on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How to Release Trauma by Tapping into Your Past with Jacqui Hoitingh on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks with Jacqui Hoitingh
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/jacqui-hoitingh  
     
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Jacqui Hoitingh
    You know, we're not getting well. And that's because we haven't released that pattern or release that trauma, or whatever it may be. So, I did work with my pendulum, and basically, I connect with my higher self. And then I asked permission to connect with the client's higher self. And they'll tell me anything, they'll tell me everything, because they want to help the person obviously. So, I just have to ask the right questions.
    Jacqui Hoitingh 08:35
    The pendulum yeah, there's 50 charts that I can find out what needs attention, you know, some it could be ancestral stuff that's holding you back. It could be like the chakras it could be it could be anything, you know, your life path.
    Jacqui Hoitingh
    I make people aware of what the programs are, what they're playing over, and over and over. Because when we find something, I get them to look back, you know, as a similar emotion played out over your life, and they're like, yeah, it's in different circumstances, but it's the same thing. So, once they have awareness, they have power. Once they know what their programs are, they can decide to change it.
     
    ABOUT JACQUI HOITINGH:
    I help people out of pain both physical and emotional. I support healing through powerful techniques that remove the blocks that hold us back. Yet it’s non-invasive and uplifting. As well as sessions and online courses I have a Club of fabulous women who want more happiness, freedom and Abundance. We set weekly intentions and then plan our week with those Dreams as our End goal and we do some mindset and Meditation.  Accountability, Consistency and Support are the Magic ingredients to attaining your Dreams.

    Core purpose/passion: I wish to Empower and Liberate as many women as I can. Let them see their own divine Light. To Be, Do and Have more of what they love.
    – Facebook | Website | Instagram |  LinkedIn 
     
    ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
    As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
    My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books:  'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors Don’t Ask: The Mindful Patient-Doctor Relationship' and 'A Healer in Every Household: Simple Solutions for Stress'.  I also teach BowenFirst™ Therapy through Bowen College and hold transformational workshops to achieve these goals.
    So, when I share with you that LISTENING to Your body is a game changer in the healing process, I am speaking from expertise and direct experience".
    Mission: A Healer in Every Household!
    For more great information to go to her weekly blog:  http://bowencollege.com/blog. 
    For tips on health & healing go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/tips
     
    ABOUT THE HEALERS CAFÉ:
    Manon's show is the #1 show for medical practitioners and holistic healers to have heart to heart conversations about their day to day lives.
    Follow on Social – Facebook | Instagram |  LinkedIn  |  YouTube  |  Twitter | Linktr.ee |
     
    * De-Registered, revoked & retired naturopathic physician after 30 years of practice in healthcare. Now resourceful & resolved to share with you all the tools to take care of your health & vitality!
     

    • 32 min
    How Eating Healthy Begins with Cooking Correctly with Chef Rich Rosado on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How Eating Healthy Begins with Cooking Correctly with Chef Rich Rosado on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks with Chef Rich Rosado who’s mission is to educate and empower consumers to manage and reduce chronic illness by using food as medicine.
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/chef-rich
       
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Chef Rich Rosado
    So, one of the things we try to address is moderation of everything. So, I am a huge chocoholic. I will do anything for some chocolate. So, to go on something that said, listen, you can't have chocolate anymore. I would have to question my living for the rest now because it'd be like, where you just took my chocolate away? What else is there? So, I would definitely we never say you can't have this, you can't have that because it's not realistic and it's not sustainable. You know, we want you to have that chocolate cake. But I mean, we want you to have pieces of it a portion of it a healthy portion.
     
    Chef Rich Rosado
    You see all these ridiculous diets, and a lot of them are just regurgitated diets from yesterday, you know, we're going to change the name, we're going to rebrand it, and we need to, you know, spit this out again. And I blame a lot of this on like, I call it social media university. You have a lot of people that go on social media, they cherry pick information, and then they get their doctorate in, you know, social media University, and they start putting this out to everybody. Well, I can only eat dandelions standing on one leg on Fridays, and this is the best way to get healthy is to do that. And then they promote it, promote it promote it and people actually start to believe it. So, what it does, is it makes a confused, and complicated, very, very complicated way of thinking of how to get healthy.
     
    Chef Rich Rosado
    Alright, so you want to make sure that your heart and your mind are together to say, I know we can do this, we can definitely do this, and then start eating healthy fats. Then start eating lean protein and stay away from the fatty proteins and good carbs, you know, stay away from the white carbs. Obviously, start to have a lot of different whole grains. And one of the things that we've seen, when we talk about this with a lot of people is they want to do the right thing they just don't know how to. They don't know how to cook brown rice, they don't know how to cook barley, they don't know how to cook this vegetable. We did a whole program for the city of Orlando out here. And what we...one of the things that we heard time and time again, is I didn't know what that was, I didn't know what that vegetable was. So, I never bought it because I didn't know what it was.
     
    ABOUT CHEF RICH ROSADO:
    Chef Rich Rosado is the CEO and creator of the 1PL8 Health and Wellness system™, 1PL8 C.P.C. (Culinary Preventative Care) Disease Management Program™, and 1PL8 Kitchen TV™. As host of the nationally televised 30-minute fun and educational cooking show, Chef Rich inspires and educates viewers to resource and use food as their greatest medicine. He is also the author of the book “Food is Our Greatest Medicine”. Prior to starting 1PL8, Chef Rich’s 20 plus years of experience has been as an award-winning chef instructor at Le Cordon Bleu and as a Personal Chef to entertainers, business moguls and professional athletes, which included NBA All-Star Grant Hill. As a skilled educator and expert in food and culinary techniques, he has educated and demonstrated healthy cooking classes for major hospitals and organizations, including Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, Florida Hospital, UF Health Cancer Center, Florida Diabetes Center, and the City of Orlando.

    Core purpose/passion: 1PL8’s mission is to educate and empower consumers to manage and reduce chronic illness by using food as medicine. Our solution delivers on 4 areas: smart shopping, culinary techniques, food nut

    • 44 min
    How to Look Inward to Discover Outward Joy with Sarah Cormack on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    How to Look Inward to Discover Outward Joy with Sarah Cormack on The Healers Café with Manon Bolliger

    In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (Deregistered naturopathic physician with 30 years of experience in health), speaks with Sarah Cormack Miracle-Minded Coach, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Bowen Therapist.
    For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/sarah-cormack
       
    Highlights from today's episode include:
    Sarah Cormack
    my thoughts about where everything was in a relationship and what the situation was, was contributing to the whole dynamic and the whole dance. And I had never thought about that before, I was always pointing the finger out. And when I pointed it back at myself, I was like, oh, okay, there's more to it than this. And it was never about blame. There's never, it was not about blaming me or blaming him. But it was really coming to understand that this was the path that I have was that I was meant to take, regardless of the pain and the agony and the whole.
    Sarah Cormack 08:19
    the thing that was really apparent to me is that I wanted out so badly, but what I really needed to do was go in, and that was the most amazing, just understanding that this is what I need to do. This is my path. And it was really only that knowledge that I can do this. This is a path for me to heal my family. And it's...yeah, it's been pretty miraculous,
    Sarah Cormack 11:06
    that's exactly it is that we are creative beings. And we have the power in our thoughts in our minds to create our realities. And so, if you're in victim, you're inviting more of that in and you're just...you're suffocated by all you can't see any other way. And so, it's kind of the victim mindset will really keep you stuck. And so, it's not easy to get out of that. And to say that, okay, I am responsible for my thoughts. But when you realize that the creative being that you are, and that when you align your thoughts and your intentions with positive thoughts, and thoughts of love, then the universe is that align yourself like, the universe is open to more love.  
     
    ABOUT SARAH CORMACK:
    My first steps on my path began a 20 + year career as a cancer Radiation Therapist, which further inspired me to study health and healing in other realms. My passion for studying the mind-body-spirit connection led me to certify as a Level 3 Reiki practitioner, and I later became a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Bowen Therapist.
    Living and working from the beautiful Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, I continued to offer my services, but personally, I entered midlife struggling with my husband’s alcohol-use disorder. It was a chaotic period of my life that drew me deeper into my expansion and ability to take a close look at my own healing. It is most often through our pain that we seek to heal, change and grow. I attracted the right support and teachers I needed which led to healing myself and my family. Like anything, it took time and commitment to really look within and rewire some of the beliefs and stories that were limiting my life and reality.

    The spiritual principles I developed were a compass for me during the hard times and always brought me back to gratitude and balance. My quest led me to my spiritual teacher who introduced me to “A Course In Miracles” and to consciousness. This is where I took a 180-degree shift and the trajectory of my life and of my family began to miraculously change. Years later, I was accepted and certified through a coaching/mentoring program with Marianne Williamson and became the Miracle Minded Coach I am today.
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    ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
    As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
    My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of

    • 31 min

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