In today's episode Emma is joined by Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Erin Ellis. Dr. Erin Ellis is a licensed primary care physician who found naturopathic medicine after her fight with cancer when she was just 31. She is on a mission to help people live their best lives and find optimal health.
In this episode, Dr. Erin shares her journey to becoming a health professional, what the job of a naturopath is, the true meaning of a holistic approach to wellness, and how YOU can start helping your clients reach optimal health right now.
Topics We Cover:
What naturopathy is, and how they help their clients heal holistically How ANYONE can enter into the health world, no matter what your background is and it’s never too late. The difference between being healthy, and finding optimal health. How to be a detective for your clients health and how to know when things aren’t right Lifestyle habit changes to help you and your client feel better & have more energy starting now. Golden Nuggets You NEED To Hear:
(2:16) The 6 Principles of Naturopathy. We use these to help to find the root of what is making our clients ill, and heal them instead of just managing symptoms.
(7:41) (in reflecting on her cancer journey) I am a firm believer that life happens for us, not to us. This journey changed my outlook on health & wellness…after remission I found naturopathy and new it was the path for me.
(11:26) Most people don’t actually know how good they can feel because they are so used to how they are feeling…which isn’t actually normal.
(13:00) Being tired, sluggish, and drained all the time isn’t actually normal.
(16:30) Often as entrepreneurs we things it’s normal to always be in that hustle mode, but that can actually be causing or exacerbating your exhaustion.
(17:45) What signs a health coach should be looking out for that can indicate a further health concern might need to be checked out & should refer their clients out to a doctor.
(19:55) As a health coach, one of the roles you hold is to be the point person who knows what direction to point your client in. That includes them going to talk with a doctor.
(21:00) Stress, Diet, and Lifestyle are the top three things that we want to work on in order to overcome chronic fatigue.
(25:05) There are so many resources out there to help you feel your best. Any step you take is better then not taking any.
(25:40) Know your own body. A coach or doctor can give you answers, but nobody can be a better advocate for your own health than you. Healthcare is an investment, but would you rather pay now, or later when it may be do late?
(27:35) Life is too short to feel suboptimal, so stop settling for not be feeling your best all the time.
Get In Touch With Dr. Erin
Her Website: http://drerinellis.com
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