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Did you know there are over 100 conditions that people are suffering with everyday that compromise their immune systems and if it’s not one of the “big ones” like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis you might be told it’s all in your head….

Your host for The Autoimmune Hour, Sharon Sayler knows, she’s heard that over and over again. It was her struggles to find the right answers that created what friends call an “irrational-passion” to encourage and inspire others to live well, whole and complete… and that is how The Autoimmune Hour on Life Interrupted Radio was born… the premier location for information to empower you to live well, thrive and create a happy, healthy, wealthy life regardless of your diagnosis.

Sharon shares with you her own and others’ courageous stories and solutions to live well after you hear the words “you have an autoimmune condition….”

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Did you know there are over 100 conditions that people are suffering with everyday that compromise their immune systems and if it’s not one of the “big ones” like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis you might be told it’s all in your head….

Your host for The Autoimmune Hour, Sharon Sayler knows, she’s heard that over and over again. It was her struggles to find the right answers that created what friends call an “irrational-passion” to encourage and inspire others to live well, whole and complete… and that is how The Autoimmune Hour on Life Interrupted Radio was born… the premier location for information to empower you to live well, thrive and create a happy, healthy, wealthy life regardless of your diagnosis.

Sharon shares with you her own and others’ courageous stories and solutions to live well after you hear the words “you have an autoimmune condition….”

    Getting Our Immune System Ready for Fall and Winter with Dr. Bob

    Getting Our Immune System Ready for Fall and Winter with Dr. Bob

    We welcome Robert G. Lahita MD, Ph.D. (AKA “Dr. Bob”), Director of the Institute for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases at Saint Joseph Health Newark, New Jersey. As the traditional flu and cold season return, he will share how the immune system works and proven ways to protect and strengthen our immune system, including:
    • Foods and nutrients that naturally boost immunity 
    • The lowdown on getting vaccinated for Flu and Covid variants
    • Helping our kids stay healthy 
    • The importance of sleep and stress reduction on our immune system, plus much more...

    About our guest: Dr. Robert Lahita is the author of more than 16 books and 150 scientific publications in the field of autoimmunity. He has been a leading consultant for media across the globe, including Reuters, Newsmax, NBC Now, MSNBC, EWTN, CBSN, Fox News, and more. His latest book, ‘IMMUNITY STRONG: Boost Your Natural Healing Power and Live to 100’, comes out October 2021. Find out what modern science reveals about how the immune system connects to every part of the body to keep it alive—as the seat of our “Biological Soul.”

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    • 45 min
    How to Create Resilience and Other Surprising Well-Being Superpowers with Sarah Peyton Encore

    How to Create Resilience and Other Surprising Well-Being Superpowers with Sarah Peyton Encore

    Tonight is an encore presentation with Sarah Peyton, one of our most requested experts. She returns to share with us what creates resilience and how we can harness it and other ‘superpowers’ to optimize our well-being even in times of significant change. Given the current state of affairs, I thought what an important topic to revisit. Enjoy! And see you next week with a new episode.

    Sarah shares her insights and tips to move from self-criticism to self-encouragement and self-love, plus how to

    • Create an ally-ship with your body even with autoimmune
    
• Decode the messages your body is sending you
    
• Integrate deeper layers of self-understanding and empathy for ourselves and others

    • Use the power of resonant language to support strength, healing, and create positive change — plus much more…

    About our Guest: Sarah Peyton is an author, international speaker, and neuroscience educator dedicated to helping you transform your brain into a kinder, cozier place to live. Her book ‘Your Resonant Self: Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain’s Capacity for Healing’ bridges the gap between neuroscience and daily practice, offering meditations that change the way our brains function, help us integrate past painful experiences, and see ourselves with a newfound tenderness and compassion. Learn more at www.SarahPeyton.com

    If you’ve listened to our other episodes with Sarah, you know how rich and deep her insights and tips to hone our superpowers are. Share this link with family and friends: www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Superpowers

    The information provided on UnderstandingAutoimmune.com, Life InterruptedRadio.com, and The Autoimmune Hour is for educational purposes only.

    • 55 min
    Feeling Like the Walking Wounded? Maybe it’s a “Mother Wound?” encore

    Feeling Like the Walking Wounded? Maybe it’s a “Mother Wound?” encore

    Did you know that the state of our world has everything to do with our relationship with our Mother? That profound question from this week’s guest, Kerri Hummingbird, intrigued me…

    In this encore episode, Kerri and I chat about her best-selling book “Love Is Fierce: Healing the Mother Wound.” It is an intriguing, insightful look at how the Mother Wound can unknowingly direct our decisions.

    She offers actionable steps each of us can take to support and change ourselves, our families, and our world, such as

    • How to uncover shadow those decisions that are keeping you stuck

    • Tips for healing a Mother Wound

    • Ways to support ourselves and others in creating lasting harmony within 
and so much more.

    About our Guest: Kerri Hummingbird, Soul Guide and host of Soul Nectar Show is the #1 internationally best-selling author of “The Second Wave: Transcending the Human Drama” and the award-winning best-selling book “Awakening To Me: One Woman’s Journey To Self Love” which describes the early years of her spiritual awakening. Kerri inspires people to lead their lives wide awake with authenticity, passion, and purpose that positively impacts others. She catalyzes mind-shifts that transform life challenges into gifts of wisdom and her new best-selling book is called “Love Is Fierce: Healing the Mother Wound” carries on that tradition. It can be found at www.motherwoundbook.com.

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    #loveisfierce #healinghumanity #newearth #love

    • 53 min
    A Chat Among Friends: Insights On Living Well With Autoimmune

    A Chat Among Friends: Insights On Living Well With Autoimmune

    In this episode, I catch up with patient advocate and friend Kristal Kent. It’s a free-flowing conversation we recently had about our best learnings from our wellness journey to thrivers and advocacy. Just some of what we chat about is:
    • The power of sharing stories of ‘invisible illness’
    • How to talk about your diagnosis
    • Your diagnosis is not your identity
    • Uncovering medical ‘gaslighting’
    • Inexpensive wellness and well-being hacks and more…

    Our guest: Kristal Kent is an Army Veteran Living with Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, and other Chronic Illnesses and Chronic Pain Conditions. Kristal advocates on behalf of the Fibromyalgia and Veteran Communities, focusing on Awareness, Education, and Legislative Advocacy initiatives. Kristal's advocacy work has been recognized Nationally and Internationally. Kristal is the founder of The Fibromyalgia Pain Chronicles and Veteran Voice For Fibromyalgia and she currently volunteers as a Board of Trustee for the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America and the Cleveland Clinic Patient Panel. Kristal is also a member of the Society for Participatory Medicine and Savvy Coop and previously served on the WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board.  Learn more about Kristal and her powerful work at https://www.facebook.com/FibroPainChronicles/

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    • 54 min
    Successful Entrepreneurship For Those With Health Challenges


    Successful Entrepreneurship For Those With Health Challenges


    All too often, a medical diagnosis(es) will impact life successes. In this week’s episode, we welcome Simone Giangiordano, better known as Simone G, a lifestyle and business coach for those with health challenges. Through training entrepreneurship, Simone brings success and hope to those with visible and invisible health challenges. You’ll discover what she’s learned along the way, including
    • How entrepreneurs with health challenges build thriving businesses,
    • How to manage a business alongside illnesses and or injuries,
    • Why the courage to say “I CAN’T” will set you free,
    • How to overcome societal and cultural norms, including misconceptions and the stigma around chronic health issues, plus much more... 

    More about our guest: Simone Giangiordano’s transition from a corporate career to entrepreneurship resulted from her health challenges. As she figured out how to manage a business alongside several illnesses, injuries, and caregiving for her father, she learned what matters most — the legacy we will leave and the love we share. 

    Those early struggles gave her the life and business lessons and courage to create the ‘Building Balance to Empower’ programs. Today, she guides others struggling with compromised health in building a business and create a lifestyle that supports their work and well-being. Her signature program, ‘The Power of I Can’t®,’ alongside her business coaching, helps her clients transform their lives, businesses, and well-being. Learn more at www.SimoneG.net and www.BalanceUpCommunity.com

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    • 54 min
    What’s Inflammation Got To Do With It?

    What’s Inflammation Got To Do With It?

    In this episode, we chat with natural health expert Elizabeth Yarnell ND. She is also a patented inventor and multi-passionate entrepreneur focusing on chronic inflammation, how it influences our bodies and our lives, and overcoming it...

    She shares her personal MS recovery story and many of the techniques and tips she has learned on what has now become her life mission. She now runs a nationwide food therapy clinic to help people discover the specific foods that not only taste good but make them feel good, too, while reducing inflammation. She also shares
    • The role that food sensitivities play in inflammation
    • What are food sensitivities, and how you can become allergic to even 'healthy' food
    • The connection between diet, lifestyle, and autoimmune symptoms
    • Uncovering other causes of inflammation plus so much more...

    More about our guest:  Since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 30, Elizabeth Yarnell has spent the past 20 years studying how to manage autoimmunity naturally as a traditional naturopath. She’s worked with hundreds of MS and other autoimmune sufferers in her nationwide clinic, using unique, personalized natural therapies to help them slow or even reverse the course of their disease.  

    Her latest venture is the “Holistic Health and Wellness Collective,” an online hub for seekers of natural methods for health and healing to find and meet new and different practitioners of complementary and alternative healing modalities. She’s a TEDx speaker, award-winning author whose cookbook has sold more than 60,000 copies, a patented inventor. She has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, and PBS and Good Housekeeping, Health, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and many other outlets.  Learn more at www.elizabethyarnell.com and www.holistichealthandwellnesscollective.com

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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Simone G Giangiordano ,

Hope & Inspiration Lead the Way

Sharon brings such a wonder and delight to conversations. Her curiosity along with her communication skills lend themselves beautifully to guiding conversations to meaningful and relatable insights for her audience, those with autoimmune challenges, and even those who support an individual with an autoimmune disorder. But perhaps most importantly, she does so in a way that shares hope and inspiration for others to follow her journey.

Connie Benjamin ,

THIS IS INCREDIBLE!

Sharon Saylor is bringing us life changing information on how to improve our health and heal our bodies. I am so grateful for all she does to help us feel better!

Kathryn Kemp Guylay ,

Positive and inspiring

Sharon Sayler is here to help you get unstuck. Gentle and positive and not willing to let you be a victim, she is nudges you to get on with your life and make it the best it can be. She speaks from a place not only of expertise but experience, having been close to death herself only years ago. Thank you Sharon for bringing your voice and story to the world, and allowing others to share their story on your podcast!

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