“The world is not the same place I grew up in the 80’s and 90’s”, says blogger & environmental health coach, PJ Harlow. “Sometimes I can’t believe what’s happened, & then I look at my own life, my health & my family’s, then it really resonates. I feel like a tourist now, awakening to a different planet, in more ways than I want to accept.” Is this real life, is your reality real? What once was taught & thought as truth, now needs to be unpacked & re-examined to innerstand our toxic environment, it’s role in the rise of chronic illness, & the future for our kids, our body, mind & spirit. PJ arrives educated, yet ready to expand. Her persona is approachable, sobering & often warmly sarcastic as she draws legitimacy from her personal stories, research & knowledge. Providing a compassionate & engaging space, her interviews are more like reunions with her relevant guests. Her conceptualizing charisma surfaces these often stigmatic, yet essential topics that more than anything, PJ wants advocacy, recognition & solutions for. Listen to connect, discover, and relate as we all seek our truths, in her empowering template of living healthy & well, The Tourist.
Why are our kids so Tox-sick? with guest Beth Lambert
Pj interviews her friend, author, & children’s health advocate, Beth Lambert.
Beth Lambert, MA is the Founder and Executive Director of Epidemic Answers, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to reestablishing vibrant health in our children and ourselves through education, empowerment and prevention. Beth is also the author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America’s Children (Sentient, 2010) and co-author of Brain Under Attack (Answers Publications, 2018). Beth is currently also the Executive Director of Epidemic Answer's Documenting Hope Project, a collaborative science and media initiative poised to end the new childhood epidemics.
ON THIS EPISODE:
PJ & Beth discuss the silent epidemic of our children’s health, which statistically presents as the biggest crisis of our modern times. Listen as Beth reveals staggering numbers about our nations kids. She shares no matter what different diagnostic category you look at, whether it’s asthma, ADHD, Autism, eczema or allergies, they are all on the same trajectory, which is up!
This information should make you question: why?
Why isn’t this being shared more? Why is this so under-reported and un-recognized? Why is this happening? Why now? Why aren’t we doing something about it? We wondered the same thing and it was a huge reason Pj wanted Beth on the show!
Listen as both Pj & Beth share their viewpoints regarding our cultures habitual exercises to distrust our own maternal & healthy instincts, how we normalize symptoms & sickness, and how we need to be more open to understanding the impact of our environment and everyday convenient practices.
Beth goes into intricate detail and explains what is “the total load theory” and how this is relevant to your families health.
Both ladies go hard on issues we are facing, & neither hold back with their opinions of the current system, capitalism, our toxic culture and the one size fits all medicalized model that is in no way helping statistics change. With so much at stake, this episode is not only for all parents but for all who wish to do more for our children, the future and our world.
Beth’s describes her biggest work to date: the Documenting Hope Project, which we believe ranks up there with the most important scientific work that is being done to date. Check our site for more info.
INCLUDED IN THE EPISODE:
How chronic illness in children is on the rise.
Current statistics of childhood illnesses.
The normalization of feeling unwell & how most physicians aren’t raising the flag.
Parental instincts: feeling dis-empowered & waking up to your intuition.
The illusion of modern health practices & “one size fits all”.
A climate that thrives on our fears.
Signs of parents awakening.
Modern medicine & its relation to innovation. Is our convenience somewhat to blame?
Genes aren’t your destiny.
Changing your lifestyle.
Root causes & physiological symptoms.
Getting caught up in diagnosis’s.
The total load theory.
Culture of toxicity & capitalism in health.
Feeling overwhelmed with all of this, what can we do?
The Documenting Hope Project.
The Chirp Study & The FLIGHT Study.
Visit our site Pj Harlow Wellness for more information
Links for more information about the Documenting Hope Project, the Chirp Study, the FLIGHT Study
Visit Epidemic Answers here: https://epidemicanswers.org/
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Epidemic Answers on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epidemicanswers/?ref=br_rs
Documenting Hope on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DocumentingHope/
Epidemic Answers on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/documentinghope/ @documentinghope
Link to Pj’s website at: https://pjharlowwellness.com/
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The beginners guide to Functional Health Coaching for Clients & Students w/ Carla Atherton
PJ interviews her mentor & producer of the Children’s Health Summit, Carla Atherton. Carla is the Director of the Lotus Health Project & Healthy Family Formula, Functional Health & Nutrition Practitioner & Coach, Writer & Editor, Curriculum Director for The Healthy Family Formula Certified Practitioner & Health Coaching Program, Publisher, Workshop Leader, Yoga Instructor, Health (R)evolutionary, & Children’s Advocate.
PJ & Carla break down the medicalization of health as we know it while illuminating the rise in chronic illness, childhood epidemics and the simple fact that many people aren't finding answers & healing where they once did. As PJ & Carla talk about their own families experiences with chronic illnesses & how they came into Functional Health, they discuss the common patterns of denial, low expectations and feeling abandoned by the system. They go deeply into some of the barriers & obstacles families, parents, caregivers & individuals are currently facing.
PJ & Carla energetically describe Carla’s rising occupation of functional health coaching, the concepts & foundations that it’s based on, what exactly coaches do, how functional coaches differ from other health coaches, and why you may consider this as an option in your healing vs. traditional medicine. Additionally they identify the qualifications of what it takes to dial into this growing niche profession, which Carla also teaches as the Curriculum Director of Healthy Family Formula’s Certified Practitioners Program.
PJ & Carla have an amazing connection & vibe; it's an episode that keeps you invested the entire time, especially if you find yourself, tired, sore, and struggling with unidentifiable or chronic health issues. With some sobering topics on the table, it’s a loose & sometimes humorous conversation packed with eloquent wisdom & realistic truths. As usual, PJ doesn’t hold back with her raw perception & relative boomeranging points, as her own personal experience tie into this podcast.
Carla discloses some of her techniques & concepts for her students and clients as well, mixed with both her personal & professional philosophies. Carla has interviewed over 200 expert health professionals with her annual Children’s Health Summit and doesn’t fail to bring the goods in this interview. We are excited to get her new book, Family Health Revolution which is on Pre-sale now & drops this summer. Both a novel & a reference book for families looking for answers, you are bound to find value in both her book and this episode.
INCLUDED IN THIS EPISODE:
How Carla became a Functional Practitioner & her personal story.
Is Chronic Illness on the rise?
Current Statistics of Childhood & Adult Illnesses.
What does Health mean to you?
The normalization of feeling unwell.
What is Functional Health?
What is a Functional Health Coach?
The concepts of what Carla does for her clients & what she teaches her students.
Feeling abandoned by the medical system, friends & family when your chronically sick.
What are your expectations of your health care provider?
Health Concepts & The new Health Revolution.
Obstacles in healing & solutions for getting well.
For more information about Carla Atherton, Healthy Family Formula, her functional practitioners coaching program, The Children’s health summit or to preorder her new book Family Health Revolution:
Visit Carla here: https://healthyfamilyformula.com/
Contact Carla on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carla.atherton.16
For more information about functional health coaching with PJ , Environmental illness, Mold toxicity, Lyme Disease , Chronic illness, & surviving in our toxic world, as well as PJ’s story:
Visit PJ here: https://www.pjharlowwellness.com
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Episode #1 The stigma surrounding toxic mold w/Mr. Mold
A revealing session w/ PJ & Joel Heiblum of Mr. Mold Inc. from Miami, FL. connecting over their shared experiences of toxic mold & it's seriously damaging effects on a huge part of the population’s health. They discuss how Joel is working to change the way things are done in his business & professional field of mold cleaning, removal & remediation. This interview is packed w/ solid information for the beginner & creates a relativity that will resonate with chronic illness & toxic mold sufferers as PJ & Joel annihilate stigmas & set the truth free when it comes to mold toxicity, CIRS, Lyme Disease & our environment. Joel also discusses his upcoming work with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker whilst both PJ & Joel disclose their originating ties to this topic.
I’ve been following PJ on Instagram and love all the truth and knowledge she drops there. But now a podcast!?! Excited to get more in depth info on many topics that most are too afraid to tackle. I appreciate the fierceness and fire in her message and her sincere passion for holistic health and wellness!