Part 1 – Dr. Robert Kozlowski (Dr. Koz) is a Functional Medicine Doctor and author of UNFUNC YOUR GUT: Boost Your Immune System, Heal Your Gut, and Unlock Your Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Health. We discuss what functional medicine is and how it’s different from conventional medicine as well as how unresolved mental, emotional & spiritual issues can lead to physical health problems. Dr. Koz also gives tips on some simple steps you can take each morning to help improve your digestive health and shares how food sensitivities are more dangerous than food allergies and how an elimination diet can help.
Part 2 – Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares information from the book, Organize Tomorrow Today, on how to develop new healthy habits and how winning a “fight thru” is an important part of that process.
Part 1: In this episode I speak with Leah Robert and Sarah Kelly. Leah is an Oncology Nurse and after her sister, Sarah, was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 32nd week of pregnancy, they both went through a deep cleaning exercise of getting rid of harmful, unhealthy products which led to them creating SaltyGirl Beauty and the non-profit organization Foundation4Love . They will share their very personal journey and talk about how Foundation4Love is helping to provide Integrative Wellness services to cancer patients through New England Cancer Specialists.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares her heartbreaking story of having to put their dog, Trevor, to sleep and about the special message they received from him after he was gone.
Part 1: In this episode, I talk with Molly Edelstein, founder of Personal Growth Design. Multiple Sclerosis has been a part of Molly’s life since she was very young, from her father’s diagnosis when she was 6 and then her own diagnosis at 20. The spiritual lessons she has learned from MS have changed her life, brought her freedom and joy, and has now led her to provide coaching and education. She comes to this work with a background as a homeopath, business professional and lifelong spiritual seeker and loves to help women fully embrace and leverage their ME-ness.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares an email from Dr. Robert Anthony titled, “Becoming More Powerful by the Minute”
Part 1 – Jen Paquet, Training Manager, for Healthy Living for ME joins me to talk about this amazing organization that is helping to keep Maine’s population thriving into and through their elder years! Through a network of local leaders, community organizations and health systems, Healthy Living for ME delivers programs to help adults manage chronic health conditions, prevent falls, and foster well-being. If you are coping with high blood pressure, heart disease, COPD, arthritis, diabetes or other chronic conditions, Healthy Living for ME can support your efforts to live life as fully and independently as possible.
Part 2 – Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about her beloved dog, Trevor, being ill recently and how she noticed that the healthcare system for pets is following the same pattern as for people.
Part 1: In this episode, I am joined by Jimmy Cesario-DeBiasi and Carolyn Snell. Jimmy is the Director of Programs for the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets and Carolyn is the Chair of the Farmers’ Market Association in Portland, Maine and a fourth-generation, farmer at Snell Family Farm located in Buxton, Maine. We talk about the benefits of buying from local farms and farmers markets and the various programs offered through these markets including how they can double the dollars for people who receive SNAP benefits (food stamps).
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares a story of being approached by a stranger in a restaurant, inviting him to join her for dinner and how that one act of kindness may have changed his life.