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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

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    • 4.5 • 1.6K Ratings

The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

    The dangers of multitasking & how to stop | Entrepreneur & cancer survivor Thatcher Wine

    The dangers of multitasking & how to stop | Entrepreneur & cancer survivor Thatcher Wine

    Thatcher Wine: “Can you sit with a little bit of boredom and curiosity about the world instead of needing to be doing another thing at the same time?”
    Wine, an author, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the health benefits of monotasking, plus:
    - How to know if you're reading wrong (11:24)
    - How to become a better listener (19:02)
    - Why you should built a pillow fort for better sleep (22:56)
    - How to cultivate the art of conversation (28:32)
    - How slowing down can optimize your health (32:42)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Wine's book, The Twelve Monotasks.
    - Juniper Books.
    - mbg article on how to set yourself up for high-quality sleep.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 41 min
    Everything you need to know about medical & recreational marijuana | Psychiatrist Rebecca Siegel, M.D.

    Everything you need to know about medical & recreational marijuana | Psychiatrist Rebecca Siegel, M.D.

    Rebecca Siegel, M.D.: “There needs to be more research [on marijuana] so physicians can either get behind it or not get behind it."
    Siegel, a psychiatrist and a licensed prescriber of medical marijuana in New York state, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how marijuana actually affects your brain, plus:
    - How to know if medical marijuana will work for you (01:32)
    - Is marijuana really a gateway drug? (08:06)
    - How men & women's brains react differently to marijuana (14:41)
    - Healthier "swaps" for marijuana (24:50)
    - How to know if you or someone you love is abusing marijuana (27:02)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Find the podcast transcript here.
    - Siegel's book, The Brain On Cannabis.
    - King's College study on marijuana & psychosis.
    - Malcolm Gladwell's op-ed on marijuana.
    - Learn more about Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome.
    - Alex Berenson's book, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence.
    - Amen Clinics.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 34 min
    Dr. Google, invisible illnesses & how to make better health care choices | Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

    Dr. Google, invisible illnesses & how to make better health care choices | Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

    Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.: "When you're choosing a doctor, it's important to feel connected to this person—you're going to get better treatment and better health outcomes.” 
    Miron-Shatz, a researcher, author, and medical decision-making expert, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to feel more empowered in your health, plus:
    - How to Google health-related questions without spiraling (00:44)
    - How to navigate probabilities & percentages in health care (10:33)
    - Nonnegotiable qualities to look for in a doctor (12:20)
    - Why you should always ask your doctor for alternatives (23:19)
    - What to do if you feel dismissed by a health care professional (26:32)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Miron-Shatz's book, Your Life Depends On It.
    - Miron-Shatz's research on thank you letters.
    - Miron-Shat'z mbg article on health literacy.
    - Thinking Fast And Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.
    - mbg's Invisible Illness series.
    - Miron-Shatz's website.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 40 min
    How to know if you have a leaky gut | Gastroenterologist Marvin Singh, M.D.

    How to know if you have a leaky gut | Gastroenterologist Marvin Singh, M.D.

    Marvin Singh, M.D.: “70% of our immune system sits in our gut microbiome. It’s silly not to look at that when you're looking at your whole health.” 
    Singh, an integrative gastroenterologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the new science of caring for your gut, plus:
    - What is precision health care (02:12)
    - Five lab tests for gut heath assessment (03:27)
    - What you need to know before getting a colonoscopy (24:26)
    - How to tell you have issues with the integrity of your gut lining (29:23)
    - The ultimate food list for gut health & overall well-being (31:51)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Singh's book, Rescue Your Health.
    - BiomeFX.
    - mbg Podcast episode #22, with Mark Hyman, M.D.
    - Nutrigenomix.
    - An article explaining how 23AndMe was not accurate in giving results for BRCA gene.
    - 3x4 Genetics.

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    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

    • 39 min
    How to actually increase your happiness | Gretchen Rubin

    How to actually increase your happiness | Gretchen Rubin

    Gretchen Rubin: “Anytime we're connecting with other people, we get a boost of happiness."
    Rubin, a happiness expert and New York Times bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to become a genuinely happier person, plus:
    - The common habits that can secretly sabotage your joy
    - How to set a work-life balance while working from home
    - Why resolutions usually fail & how to actually make them stick
    - How to boost happiness when you're having a bad day
    - The real reason why ketchup makes us so happy

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Rubin's book, The Happiness Project.
    - Rubin's book, Outer Order, Inner Calm.
    - The Happiness Project website.
    - Rubin's Know Yourself Better journal.
    - Rubin's Don't Break The Chain habit tracker.
    - Read more about Rubin's upcoming book on the five senses.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 40 min
    How to tackle inflammation | Madiha Saeed, M.D.

    How to tackle inflammation | Madiha Saeed, M.D.

    Madiha Saeed, M.D.: “The things that we put in bodies have a dramatic effect on our behaviors.” 
    Saeed, a board-certified integrative family physician, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob to discuss how unchecked inflammation can affect your mental health, plus:
    - The best foods to support immunity & protect your brain
    - How to enhance the flavor of your veggies
    - How gratitude can help reduce inflammation
    - How your behaviors can actually change other people's brains
    - How to get more plant-based sources of iron

    Referenced in the episode:
    - mbg Podcast episode #292, with Saeed.
    - Saeed's latest book, The Holistic Rx For Kids.
    - A study on inflammatory markers and behavioral problems in children.
    - A study on how junk food affects adolescents' brains.
    - A study on how fruits and vegetables can support children's mental health.
    - A study on 400 infants showing how gut bacteria can affect cognition.
    - A study showing childhood obesity linked to psychosocial & cognitive consequences.
    - A study showing vitamin D levels during pregnancy associated with higher IQ scores.
    - Recent research on mirror neurons.

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

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1.6K Ratings

Long time in China ,

High quality podcast

Love this podcast and the range of topics and guests. How about adding timestamps like other podcasts do (MindPump)? That way I can listen once and then go back and re-listen to the specific topics I find useful.

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Informative & engaging!

I love Jason’s podcast, it’s one of my go-to health podcasts! He’s a down-to-earth kind of guy, and interviews amazing professionals in the field of mind-body-health. I always come away from his podcast with some relevant info or tip to implement my healthy lifestyle.

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