A scientist's view on alternative and cutting edge approaches to modern lifestyle and chronic disorders. Unpacking the mind body connection and sharing motivational conversations with alternative practitioners, scientific experts, physicians and inspirational individuals to empower you to live healthy for longer.
Disclaimer: The information provided in the following podcasts is provided as educational content only and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult with your registered health care practitioner if you wish to implement any changes in your current method of treatment and under no circumstances should you stop taking any prescription medication without medical supervision.
Floatation Therapy with Ed Hawley
Are you looking for a novel way to ease the stresses and strains of daily life on your mind and body? Floatation therapy maybe just what you are looking for.
Floatation therapy is fabulous way to achieve states of complete and effortless relaxation. Backed by decades of scientific research, floating is a great way to reduce stress, muscle tension and much more.
Ed Hawley from Floatworks joins me this week to share his floating secrets. He describes how a float session works, the science behind the effects and the benefits to mind body and spirit. So much goodness by just lying back and floating!
To learn more, go to Floatworks.com, and if you'd like to experience the joy of floating just enter 'FLOATHEAL' at checkout to receive a 20% discount!
Follow Floatworks @the_floatworks on Instagram and @floatworks on Facebook
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High Performance Health is also for Women with Angela Foster
Optimising health for peak performance seems to be quite a male dominated domain. However, taking women's biology into account allows them to benefit from peak performance interventions too.
Whether CEO, entrepreneur or stressed out mum, high performance health programmes are for everyone. Many of her clients are men. However, Angela also tailors programmes for women to reach their peak performance goals.
Angela applies a holistic approach that strengthens mind, body and spirit. Using genetics, cutting edge science and lifestyle habits, she designs a 7 'S' programme to help women as well as men to optimise all areas of their lives.
For more Info see AngelaFosterPerformance.com
Download Angela's free course at bitly/dnaoptimization
Follow her on Instagram @AngelaSFoster
Medicinal Mushrooms with Martin Powell
The term 'Medicinal Mushrooms' likely conjures images of psychedelic experiences. However, almost all mushrooms can have profound effects on our physical bodies and states of wellbeing.
Biochemist and Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, Martin Powell, is a leading authority on the medicinal properties of mushrooms. In his eyes, all mushrooms are magic and have to the potential to heal. This week he shares how almost all mushrooms can act as immune system modulators. Indeed, many mushrooms contain compounds that can nurture the gut and the microbiome. Some can even regulate cholesterol.
Martin helps lift the confusion by describing the most common species seen in health food stores. But as Martin emphasises, health should not come in a bottle. His take home advice is eat more mushrooms, but cook them first!
For more information visit MartinPowell.net.
For further reading for lay persons, Medicinal Mushrooms - The Essential Guide
and for practitioners and clinicians, Medicinal Mushrooms - The Clinical Guide.
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A Mindful Art Experience with Zena el Farra
Mindfulness meditation is now an established method for reducing stress, anxiety and depression. But are there other ways if being mindful that are both fun and benefit our mental and physical health?
Masterpeace combines painting with mindfulness to create a novel, mindful art experience. Co-founder, Zena el Farra, joins me this week to talk about the Masterpeace concept. She shares how the idea for Masterpeace was born, and how creating art to support mental health is put into practice in a truly unique way.
Zena and her artist instructors support guests of all ages and abilities to explore their creative side. Using meditation, bespoke exercises and a full painting experience, guests learn to relax, manage their expectations, and get those creative juices flowing.
In a world full of hustle and bustle and results-driven tasks, taking the time out to just get creative is good for mind, body and soul. And that creativity can spill out into all areas of life, especially when shared in community.
To learn more visit Masterpeace.studio
Follow Masterpeace on Instagram @masterpeacelondon
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Music for Transformation with Barry Goldstein
Can we utilise music for more than art and entertainment? The answer is a resounding yes!
Barry Goldstein is a speaker, writer, music producer and composer with a passion for utilising music to bring about transformation. His unique understanding of how music can influence our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies has also resulted in collaborations with Dr Joe Dispenza, Greg Braden and Neale Donald Walsch to name just a few. In this episode, he shares his own journey to discovering how music can reconnect us to our hearts and discover our own heart code.
He shares his knowledge on how to use music as a tool to move us into heart and brain coherence. This allows us to access the stillness of our minds and receive inspiration, insight and healing. He also shares his own breathing technique, called the Heart Song Breathing Process. Barry discusses studies using his own and other music as a healing modality for various conditions.
Barry truly believes that setting a daily programme of music can help us move forward in life, connect with a field of possibilities, and experience transformation.
For more info: BarryGoldsteinMusic.com.
Check out Barry's book, The Secret Language of the Heart
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Chefs in Schools with Nicole Pisani
Any conversation about health has to start with childhood. Food choices and nutritional habits formed in childhood dictate our relationship with food. The UK has a school meal programme for children that has come under scrutiny in the past.
Nicole Pisani was a former head chef of a leading London restaurant. She gave up that role to engage in helping future generations of children eat well and develop healthy food habits. She co-founded the charity, 'Chefs in Schools' to inspire change in school food by freely sharing knowledge of what works well, both in kitchens and classrooms, to schools across the country. A central part of the model is also providing education and hands on experience for the children. This encompasses growing, harvesting, preparing and eating food as a holistic approach.
With the motto, 'Better is Possible' Chefs in Schools provides various models from training existing teams to installing head chefs and whole school transformations. Children and their parents/guardians are involved in an ongoing conversation and shared experiences with food. Education is key and school curricula include cooking lessons and learning about food and nutrition.
The Chefs in Schools model is currently in 20 schools in London. The aim is to extend the model beyond London and one day have every school in the UK providing education and great healthy food for our children. The charity provides a charter that anyone can download, sign and implement. Chefs in Schools is a great initiative and really worthy of support!
For more info go to ChefsinSchools.org.uk
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I only wish there were more episodes! You can learn so much from these conversations, Tatiana is a great interviewer
Fabulous podcast, Tatiana wonderful, great topics, honest, authentic, uplifting
I look forward to each new podcast. Interesting and informative as always.