23 episodes

Well Now is an integrative health series that gets real about the difference between basic health and fully empowered, personal wellness. By creating a dialogue between traditional doctors, alternative therapists and real people telling their real stories, we want to give you access to a holistic understanding of healing and what it means to be well.

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Well Now is an integrative health series that gets real about the difference between basic health and fully empowered, personal wellness. By creating a dialogue between traditional doctors, alternative therapists and real people telling their real stories, we want to give you access to a holistic understanding of healing and what it means to be well.

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http://www.saje.com/

    A Walk in the Park

    A Walk in the Park

    Sometimes your own thought patterns can keep you from moving forward with intention. When that happens, getting outside and putting one foot in front of the other might help you move forward. Hear Well Now host, Meghann as she goes on a walk with Daniel Maté to help move beyond some limiting thoughts.

    Explored in this episode
    Moving through the state of feeling “stuck”
    The benefits of nature on our physical and emotional well-being
    Growing into a healthy mindfulness mindset
    The power of the words you choose to describe yourself and your state of mind

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    • 25 min
    Sleep Like a Baby

    Sleep Like a Baby

    Advice to new parents: “Sleep now because you’ll never sleep again”. But does that need to be true? Hear from three mothers on their experience helping little ones—and themselves—sleep.

    Hear from a new mother on how the first year of parenthood has affected her sleep, a woman who navigated many life pressures during the early years of raising her children (including launching her sleepwear brand, Lunya), and a psychologist whose passion for helping people sleep started during her own parenthood journey. 

    Explored in this episode
    Exploring the avenues of Gentle Sleep Training for our children
    How sleep deprivation impacts a new parent
    Strategies for developing healthy sleep habits

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    • 32 min
    Rock Yourself to Sleep

    Rock Yourself to Sleep

    Sleep can be hard to come by, especially during life transitions. Whether you’re a rock star or a college freshman, changing your perspective can help you get the rest you need. Hear from a celebrated punk rocker, Bif Naked, and her thoughts on getting sleep both on tour and after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, and college wellness expert, Kris Mereigh on how a lack of sleep can impact your success on many levels. 

    Explored in this episode
    Prioritizing rest during life transitions, including after a breast cancer diagnosis
    Recovering from breast cancer treatment
    Understanding the key to personal acceptance
    The power of customizing our wellness rituals to serve our schedules
    The effects of sleep deprivation on young people in college settings
    How the pressures of a new environment and a loss of community can impact our sleep
    The concept of wholeness as a more accessible way to define wellness for everyone

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    • 27 min
    Pain of Olympic Proportions

    Pain of Olympic Proportions

    How do Olympic athletes continue competing, even after injuries that would keep most of us on the couch? And how can they truly heal their bodies? The answer may be the opposite of what you think.

    Hear from former Olympic Snowboarder and Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor about what she's learned about how to deal with pain in the body, as well as Dr. Kenneth Craig, a celebrated pain researcher on pain threshold, pain tolerance, and how athletes are able to push through pain to get to the podium. 

    Explored in this episode: 
    One woman’s journey from Olympic snowboarding to Traditional Chinese Medicine School
    The connection between mind and body, and how that relates to experiences of pain
    What it takes to “push” through pain to reach the podium
    The difference between physical and mental pain 
    How acupuncture works to support the body’s healing
    The Chinese medicine approach to applying cold and heat to injury

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    • 25 min
    A Gut Feeling

    A Gut Feeling

    Pain in our gut isn’t something we like to talk about, but ignoring what our body is telling us won’t make the pain go away. Hear from Saje's own Chief of Brand and Innovation, Kiara LeBlanc about her journey with ulcerative colitis, and from functional medicine expert, Dr. Ashley Riskin. 

    Explored in this episode: 
    What ulcerative colitis feels like
    The definition of functional medicine
    How a functional medicine approach differs from an allopathic (Western) medicine approach
    The importance of the gut microbiome, and how much more there is to learn about it
    How important acceptance can be to our recovery and our wellness

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    • 27 min
    An Ocean of Pain

    An Ocean of Pain

    Crossing an ocean is life-changing and full of painful experiences, but what you find on the other shore might be even more challenging to overcome. Hear from wellness entrepreneur, Tori Holmes about her journey across the ocean and through her pain, and from Dr. Josh Axe on how we can use our diet to address pain in the body.

    • 31 min

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155 Ratings

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Season 3 episode 1

Very informative and easy to understand.

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Great and insightful podcast!!

I love this podcast! It’s chalk full of great content, interviews and practical wellness advice. Highly recommend!

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Great podcast

Great podcast that goes straight into topics that we experience daily but don’t normally bring to light. Well written and well produced. Hope to hear more!

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