On today's episode of the love your gut podcast, we are joined by Lindsay Mitchell, who works as an NLP practitioner in her company Vital-Side. She joins us this week to discuss her work, her journey with Lyme disease, Neuroplasticity, and how the brain changes when we have a chronic illness. Lindsay discusses the necessity of learning how to regulate our nervous system as well as other fascinating stories such as other people's healing journeys. Enjoy this amazing episode by tuning in.
In this Episode You’ll Learn:
[01:43] What Lindsay Mitchell does and a quick overview of Vital- Side
[03:05] Mitchel’s own journey with Lyme disease and her healing process
[04:50] About Neuroplasticity, and how the brain changes when you have a chronic illness
[09:45] How the nervous system is intertwined with the gut where neuroplasticity lands.
[ 12:11] Why food is a huge limitation because you have sensitivities
[12:55] About chronic stress response
[14:37] What happens when we have a leaky gut
[16:26] How can we break chronic stress response, that negative feedback loop and tools to use
[19:10] How to identify the stress response, and then what you can do in the moment to get out of it
[21:43] First step to change your association with food and setting up your body for success
[25:50] Situational gut issues, specific triggers and how to react
[ 31:15] How would someone know if they should neuroplasticity and brain retraining when they have no anxiety
[39:01] The importance of learning how to regulate our nervous systems
[43:21] Lindsay Mitchell’s favorite way to love her gut
· “And that is how humans were designed is to have healing properties that allows us to not just survive, but thrive.” [08:26]
· “The brain is constantly communicating to the body, including the gut, and through so many different ways. You know, most of our serotonin is produced in the gut.” [11:15]
· “It doesn't matter where the trauma stems from, our bodies respond in the same way,” [12:48]
Connect with Lindsay Mitchell:
o LinkedIn: Lindsay Mitchell
o Twitter: @myvitalside
o Facebook: Vital-Side
o YouTube: Lindsay Mitchell
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Learn more about me and my gutTogether program. The gutTogether program is a life changing program that will help you finally understand what's going on in your gut and the steps you need to take to find relief.
You can find free brain training tips & tools on Instagram @myvitalside or join her Membership at https://vital-side.com/r?id=f7ro8j
Vital Side Affiliate Link: https://vital-side.com/r?id=f7ro8j
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