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Despite the incredible health challenges Dr. Paula McDonald has experienced, her message to LIV2DAY will inspire you to get up and keep going in the storm. A former collegiate athlete and lifelong health-nut, at age 43 Paula was diagnosed with a massive spinal tumor and told she had only a minor chance of surviving the surgery, much less returning to full mobility. Her full recovery stunned her medical team and fueled her passion for holistic living and disease prevention. Within a decade, yet another tumor was found. This time it was in her left lung and removing it was her only option.

With a B.S. in Biology and a firm belief in God as the Intelligent Designer, Paula became impassioned to find answers...answers to how she could attain the balance she so desperately needed in order to remain-tumor free and more than that, achieve optimum health! She went on to obtain a Master's and a Ph.D. in Theology. Having studied both science and scripture in-depth, she found that indeed the keys to the balance, to the wellness in life laid not only in the scriptures, nor in evidence-based science; instead, it was there waiting for her, for all of God's children, in the combination of the two. The Intelligent Designer who had breathed life into her had also ordered every cell in her body and every biological process that she had herself taught to others.

Today, Dr. Paula McDonald has devoted her book, "LIV2DAY, Abundantly
Connecting to God" and now her LIV2DAY podcast to sharing all that she has learned with the many people who desire better health, more balance, connecting to God,
and practical advice on how to transform your life with tangible daily choices.

LIV2DAY with Dr. Paula McDonald Dr. Paula McDonald

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Despite the incredible health challenges Dr. Paula McDonald has experienced, her message to LIV2DAY will inspire you to get up and keep going in the storm. A former collegiate athlete and lifelong health-nut, at age 43 Paula was diagnosed with a massive spinal tumor and told she had only a minor chance of surviving the surgery, much less returning to full mobility. Her full recovery stunned her medical team and fueled her passion for holistic living and disease prevention. Within a decade, yet another tumor was found. This time it was in her left lung and removing it was her only option.

With a B.S. in Biology and a firm belief in God as the Intelligent Designer, Paula became impassioned to find answers...answers to how she could attain the balance she so desperately needed in order to remain-tumor free and more than that, achieve optimum health! She went on to obtain a Master's and a Ph.D. in Theology. Having studied both science and scripture in-depth, she found that indeed the keys to the balance, to the wellness in life laid not only in the scriptures, nor in evidence-based science; instead, it was there waiting for her, for all of God's children, in the combination of the two. The Intelligent Designer who had breathed life into her had also ordered every cell in her body and every biological process that she had herself taught to others.

Today, Dr. Paula McDonald has devoted her book, "LIV2DAY, Abundantly
Connecting to God" and now her LIV2DAY podcast to sharing all that she has learned with the many people who desire better health, more balance, connecting to God,
and practical advice on how to transform your life with tangible daily choices.

    LIV2DAY Episode #39 - Genetic Impressions & How Your Choices DO Affect the Next Generation

    LIV2DAY Episode #39 - Genetic Impressions & How Your Choices DO Affect the Next Generation

    Have you ever experienced a "de ja vous?" That feeling we often described of having been in a particular set of circumstances, in a specific setting or with a specific person or persons before - it is certainly an ambiguous and mysterious experience! In this episode, Dr. Paula dives into the topic of why it is you might have those experiences. The study of Epigenetics is a fascinating one, and it is one which she has devoted much study to and that she covers in detail in her book, LIV2DAY. Truth be known, we are not only a product of our ancestors in terms of our anatomy, tendency toward certain diseases or other physiological traits; but we are also born with genetic impressions of their likes, dislikes, tastes, fears, experiences and more. Many may reject this theory, but in Dr. Paula's true form - she explains how both science and scripture support it.

    • 22 min
    LIV2DAY Episode #38 - “Anger & Division”

    LIV2DAY Episode #38 - “Anger & Division”

    Dr. Paula shares her perspective on the permissive anger and divisiveness in our culture. Is it possible that the greater war, the war that really counts, is the one between good and evil? And if that’s true, what tough decisions must Christians face today? Dr, Paula asserts that there is no place for indecisiveness, no time for fear or lingering in worry. Standing on The Word, standing for what you believe in and choosing to be bold is what is being asked of each of us. Tune in as she offers encouragement through Gods word during these unprecedented times.

    • 22 min
    LIV2DAY Episode #37 - October's LIV2DAY Summit & "Ask Dr. Paula" on a Healing Bath Recipe

    LIV2DAY Episode #37 - October's LIV2DAY Summit & "Ask Dr. Paula" on a Healing Bath Recipe

    In this episode, Dr. Paula shares the details of her upcoming Summit event, to be held October 14th in Granbury, Texas! Amidst a world of seeming chaos, fear and pandemic, there has never been a better time to take an inward look at their own health and well-being. As we are challenged with COVID, maintaining a strong immune system is paramount.
    The purpose of the event is to bring the message of God’s perfect design of our body and how He designed us to maintain a perfect balance. Sadly, we live in a world where we have neglected our beautiful Temple and therefore cannot serve God the way He intended. The messages that will be shared will all come from a Christian perspective and minister to the audience in a way that will be inspiring, challenging, and most importantly, life-changing.
    Visit https://drpaulamcdonald.com/events (https://drpaulamcdonald.com/events)/ to purchase your ticket today!

    • 23 min
    LIV2DAY SPECIAL EPISODE with Gordon & Cherise Selley

    LIV2DAY SPECIAL EPISODE with Gordon & Cherise Selley

    For the last 25 years, dear friends and colleagues of Dr. Paula's, Gordon and Cherise Selley, have struggled and succeeded to grow in their spiritual lives, their personal lives, and grow Selley Group despite Gordon’s constant physical suffering of deep and intense chronic pain. In this episode. they share their story of why and how they made the choice years ago to grow through the pain, not simply “beyond” it. And stay tuned for a special announcement about their guest appearance at Dr. Paula's upcoming, first-ever LIV2DAY Summit in Granbury, Texas! Tune in to hear MORE from Dr. Gordon and Cherise Selley, here https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gordon-cherise-show/id1530626810.

    • 16 min
    LIV2DAY Episode #35 - "Living in Fear"

    LIV2DAY Episode #35 - "Living in Fear"

    Dr. Paula tackles the big topic of "the jab," aka the COVID19 vaccination. In this episode, she examines the controversial issue through the lens of both science and our God-given immunity system. Applying her own life story, she shares a fresh perspective on the issue that she hopes will leave you feeling empowered and at peace. Be sure to stay tuned for "Ask Dr. Paula," in the last 4 minutes of the show. Here she shares a question posed by a good friend and breast cancer patient regarding a tough decision surrounding a potentially effective but toxic, drug.

    • 28 min
    LIV2DAY Episode #34 - "Healing and Self-Forgiveness"

    LIV2DAY Episode #34 - "Healing and Self-Forgiveness"

    Are you holding onto regret? Are you living in unforgiveness toward YOURSELF? If so, you are not alone. Many people struggle with guilt, shame, negative self-talk, and feelings of unworthiness. However, these emotions can not only keep you from living in the freedom that Christ desires for you, but they can actually make you physically ill and vulnerable to disease. Repentance, seeking forgiveness, and moving forward are available to you and to me. In this episode, Dr. Paula shares her practical steps to breaking these bonds, so that you can move from shame toward hope, health, self-worth, and fullness with God.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

COCO Kershul ,

Uplifting & Inspiring

I’ve been binging on Dr. Paula’s podcast while road tripping across the country. Not only is the message uplifting and inspiring, her voice is lovely to listen to as well! Highly recommended!

Su Amiga6 ,

Great information

I’m grateful to know Paula and to be able to learn so many amazing things. She certainly knows her information and her enthusiasm is contagious. I will certainly keep tuning in to her podcasts.

DrPaulaMcDonald ,

LIVE Your Life Right Now!

I had to review as this work couldn't be possible without producer Sheri Kamp. She expertly weaves this all togehter to create the finished product. Thank you Sheri!

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