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#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

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#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

Welcome to the first episode of “Hormones Unplugged,” where we delve into the world of vegan nutrition and its impact on hormonal health. Join Claudia and me as we tackle common questions and misconceptions about vegan diets, offering both Ayurvedic wisdom and Western scientific perspectives.

In This Episode, We Discuss:

  • Nutrient Deficiencies in a Vegan Diet: What essential nutrients may be lacking in a purely vegan diet, and how can these deficiencies be compensated for effectively?
  • Health Effects of Vegan Diets: The differences between a well-planned vegan diet and an unhealthy or unbalanced one. Are there significant health advantages to a vegan diet?
  • Digestibility and Sustainability: Is a vegan diet easier to digest? How does it compare in terms of sustainability and the reduction of antibiotics and animal hormones?
  • Hormone Composition: What are hormones made from, and how does diet influence their production?
  • Impact on Hormone Balance: How can a vegan diet potentially affect hormone balance negatively? Protein versus plant-based protein.
  • Long-term Health Risks: Are there specific risks of hormonal disorders or other health problems for long-term vegans?
  • Bone Health: The effects of a vegan diet on bone health, with a focus on calcium and vitamin D intake.
  • Ayurvedic Perspective: Claudia shares insights on Shukra Dhatu nutrition, the role of Milk Rasayana, and Omega 3 from fish. 
  • Optimizing Hormonal Health: Can a vegan diet be adjusted to support optimal hormonal health? The role of supplements in a vegan diet.
  • Processed Foods and Sugary Substitutes: The impact of processed foods and sugary substitutes on vegan nutrition and overall health.

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#45 AstroVeda for June: Huge Energetic Shifts with Jill Loftis

#45 AstroVeda for June: Huge Energetic Shifts with Jill Loftis

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#45 AstroVeda for June: Huge Energetic Shifts with Jill Loftis

#45 AstroVeda for June: Huge Energetic Shifts with Jill Loftis

Welcome to June 2024, where we’re gearing up for Cancer season, a Capricorn full moon, and Saturn retrograde. Mercury returns to Gemini, adding a playful charm to our interactions. The social vibes of the full moon in Gemini on June 6 present a chance to revisit a conversation and make it right. For more insights tune in as Jill and I discuss:

  • Monday, June 3: Mercury enters Gemini, heralding a period of heightened communication and mental agility. Routine shifts for June and food prep tips for farmer’s market vegetables.
  • Thursday, June 6: The New Moon in Gemini at 8:38 am EST offers fresh opportunities for setting intentions and fostering new beginnings in communication and relationships. Potential Vata imbalance and tips for better sleep.
  • Saturday, June 8: Mars enters Taurus, prompting us to recognize the importance of patience and persistence in achieving our goals. Techniques for stabilizing and grounding energy, cleansing aura and space, and embracing resilience.
  • Sunday, June 16: Venus enters Cancer, infusing our emotions with sensitivity and nurturing energy. Significance of work-life balance according to Ayurveda.
  • Monday, June 17: Mercury follows Venus into Cancer, deepening our emotional connections and prompting introspection. Ayurvedic principles related to water consumption.
  • Wednesday, June 19: Vesta enters Leo, empowering us to embrace our confidence and individuality.
  • Thursday, June 20: The Sun enters Cancer, marking the beginning of Cancer season and a time for emotional introspection and nurturing self-care practices. Ayurvedic principles to communication and relationships, emphasizing the importance of balance and harmony.

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#44 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Ani Naqvi

#44 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Ani Naqvi

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#44 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Ani Naqvi

#44 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Ani Naqvi

In this enlightening episode, I sit down with Ani Naqvi, a survivor of the 2004 Asian tsunami and a former guest on Oprah’s show. Ani is a Transformation Expert and Mentor dedicated to enhancing the productivity of CEOs, Founders, and elite performers while emphasizing self-care to prevent burnout. Ani shares her journey, insights, and strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome and achieving holistic well-being.

Discussion Topics:

  1. Understanding Imposter Syndrome:
    • Definition and manifestations
    • The inner critic and feelings of fraudulence
  2. Gender Differences:
    • Are women more affected than men?
    • Societal expectations and stereotypes
    • The impact of wage gaps and discrimination
  3. Signs and Symptoms:
    • Persistent self-doubt
    • Difficulty accepting praise
  4. Contributing Factors:
    • Perfectionism and high expectations
    • Societal pressure and past experiences
  5. Impact on Behavior and Performance:
    • Overworking, procrastination, and avoiding challenges
    • Seeking validation and relationship difficulties
  6. Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome:
    • Stop comparing yourself to others
    • Lean into your strengths
    • Let go of perfectionism
    • Affirm your worth and celebrate achievements
    • Recognize and label your inner critic
  7. The transformative power of holistic support
  8. Misconceptions and Resources:
    • Common misconceptions about imposter syndrome
    • Resources and programs to help individuals struggling with imposter syndrome

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Spiritual Divorce – Transformative Healing with Joyce Haddad

Spiritual Divorce – Transformative Healing with Joyce Haddad

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Spiritual Divorce – Transformative Healing with Joyce Haddad

#43 Spiritual Divorce® – Interview with Joyce Haddad

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joyce Haddad, the brilliant mind behind Spiritual Divorce. Joyce is a transformative healer who guides individuals through profound healing experiences, empowering them to overcome traumas and rediscover their true selves. 

In our interview, we delved into various aspects of healing and personal growth, touching on:

  • Joyce’s personal journey into healing and her background
  • Exploring the concept of Spiritual Divorce and its role in overcoming traumas
  • The process of rewiring and balancing the energy system to aid self-discovery
  • Addressing misconceptions about healing and alternative modalities
  • Approaching skeptics and hesitant clients with compassion and understanding
  • Understanding the role of brain waves in achieving altered states of consciousness
  • Practical steps for beginning the Spiritual Divorce Method and available resources
  • The transformative power of Spiritual Divorce and its potential to change lives
  • A message of hope and encouragement for those feeling stuck or overwhelmed

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#42 AstroVeda for May: Growth, Goals & Grounding

#42 AstroVeda for May: Growth, Goals & Grounding

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#42 AstroVeda for May: Growth, Goals & Grounding

#42 AstroVeda for May: Growth, Goals & Grounding with Jill Loftis

Now that eclipse season and Mercury retrograde are behind us, May heralds a welcome grounding energy. This month promises to be more easeful, with numerous positive aspects aiding our absorption and understanding of April’s changes and surprises.

Jill will delve into celestial events in May, focusing on themes like money, security, love, beauty, and material possessions, all of which will remain in the spotlight throughout the month. Carina, on the other hand, will offer valuable tips on embracing routines, setting mindful intentions, and prioritizing self-care. These strategies will help us navigate the celestial energies with grace and resilience.

Tune in as Jill and I discuss:

  1. Venus-Pluto Clash and Pluto Retrograde (May 2):
    • Observe symbolic events; find comfort in routine amidst chaos.
  2. Mercury-Chiron Conjunction (May 5-8):
    • Address mental agitation and anger; manage anger-triggering habits and foods.
  3. New Moon in Taurus (May 7):
    • Harness Taurus energy for setting intentions, especially regarding food and sensory enjoyment.
  4. Planetary Gathering in Taurus (May 8-24):
    • Slow down, connect with nature, and indulge in sensual self-care rituals.
  5. Sun-Uranus Alignment (May 13):
    • Manage erratic energy and nervous system issues; prioritize sleep and relaxation.
  6. Mercury Entering Taurus (May 15):
    • Grounding practices; beware of overeating due to planetary influences.
  7. North Node and Mars in Aries; Sun Entering Gemini (May 19-20):
    • Prepare for heightened mental activity and alignment with Pluto in Aquarius.
  8. Full Moon in Sagittarius (May 23):
    • Finding balance and harmony during the Full Moon.
    • Understanding and reacting to bodily signals.
  9. Venus and Jupiter in Gemini (May 24-25):
    • Significance of the 12-year cycle with Venus and Jupiter’s movement.
    • Discussion on feeling overwhelmed.
  10. Eris, Chiron and Mars together in Aries; Mercury and Uranus together in Taurus; the Sun and Venus together in Gemini. (May 29-30-31)     
    • Can feel that sense of overwhelm returning. Tools to feel grounded and centred.

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Discover more about Carina’s work here:

HORMONE THRIVE – My signature program for slow living, Ayurvedic self-care practices, healthy habits and natural hormone balance.
Free Metabolism Course – Optimise your metabolism and heal your digestive problems with Ayurveda
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#41 Hormetic Stress: Getting Comfortable With Discomfort

#41 Hormetic Stress: Getting Comfortable With Discomfort

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#41 Hormetic Stress: Getting Comfortable With Discomfort

#41 Hormetic Stress: Why You SHOULD Get Uncomfortable

Today, we’re delving deep into the fascinating realm of hormesis and its profound impact on our emotional, mental, and physical health.

Joining us is Claudia Huber, the founder of the Hormon Glow Academy in Germany, where she pioneers hormone health beyond conventional approaches by combining ancient sciences with quantum circadian biology methods.Tune in as we explore:

  • The concept of hormesis
  • How hormetic stress can be leveraged to enhance fitness and mental well-being
  • Determining the correct doses and durations of hormetic stressors
  • Potential risks or drawbacks associated with using hormetic stress 
  • How hormetic stress intersects with resilience and adaptability
  • Can it assist in reversing aging effects and promoting longevity?
  • Effective implementation of hormetic stressors
  • Empowering mindset shift for women to make healthier choices for their well-being

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