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Carly Johnson

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Doing It Different

Doing It Different

Carly Johnson

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Welcome to Doing It Different. Non-toxic living expert and Certified Health Coach, Carly Johnson, is on a mission to help people examine their lives, elevate their health, and consider the beauty in unconventional paths and lifestyles. Each week Carly talks with people, practitioners, and experts who are doing work, life, or love on their own terms. This podcast proves that “Doing It Different” can lead to incredible journeys of self-discovery, healing, and personal empowerment.Get more tips on Doing it Different at www.frolicandflow.me or @frolicandflow on Instagram.

Latest Episodes

027: An Unconventional Approach to Motherhood and Parenting

Are you interested in an alternative or unconventional approach to motherhood, but aren't sure if what's safe for your baby? Dr. Courtney Kahla is a holistic chiropractor who specializes in fertility, preconception, prenatal, pediatric, women’s health, and whole family wellness. Rather than following the traditional path of focusing on the musculoskeletal system with a lot of cracking and popping, Courtney pays extra attention to her patient's nervous system to allow for optimal communication between their brain and their body. Going against the grain isn't new for Courtney. As well as what some would consider an unconventional approach to chiropractic, she's also been taking an unconventional approach to motherhood from conception to post-birth and she's here to tell us all about it. In this episode, we dive into Courtney's conception journey and counterculture opinions on ultrasounds, hospital births, medications, cosleeping and so much more. If you're someone who has been hearing the same information on motherhood and parenting and are curious to get another perspective, this episode is perfect for you. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 3:07 Courtney's unique take on chiropracty 7:31 Courtney’s struggle with fertilityand the start of an unconventional approach to motherhood 12:43 Life after a positive pregnancy test 18:07 Why Courtney chooses to limit ultrasounds and the research that supports her decision 21:48 Three questions to ask yourself to determine if an ultrasound is right for you 24:30 Opting out of the glucola drink and blood sugar monitoring alternatives 27:38 Understanding your due date 29:35 Courtney’s home birth experience and wanting to give up 38:00 The black box warning on the Vitamin K shot and what it means 40:06 How oral drops differ from the Vitamin K short 43:26 Why Courtney says no to swaddling 47:13 What retained reflexes are and how they impact your baby 49:23 What cosleeping looks like for Courtney and her baby 56:37 The optimal seating positions for babies 1:00:27 Navigating baby-led weaning 1:03:08 Why Courtney doesn’t shower every day 1:07:45 Allowing your baby’s emotions to flow Links and Resources: Courtney’s Website Courtney on Instagram The World Federation for Ultrasound, Medicine, and Biology American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Australasian Society for Ultrasound and Medicine The Business of Being Born Documentary Sleeping With Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping Snuggle Me Organic Olivia Bodywash Guest Bio: Dr. Courtney Kahla attended chiropractic school at Parker University and became passionate about serving families. She specializes in fertility, preconception, prenatal, pediatric, women’s health, and whole family wellness with additional training and certifications from the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

73 min1 d ago
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027: An Unconventional Approach to Motherhood and Parenting

026: Preventing & Getting Rid of Mold In Your Home: What You Need to Know

Getting rid of mold in your home is a serious task that needs to be done correctly to see results. Have you found mold in your home or apartment and aren’t sure what to do? Are you confused about what a proper remediation plan looks like? Want to know how to best prevent mold growth so you have a safe and healthy home? If so, today's episode is for you. Brian Karr, a mold inspection and environmental consultant, is back on the show to talk about getting rid of mold and maintaining a safe home. Brian and I recorded an episode a few weeks ago about testing for mold in your home. I had so many follow-up questions for him that I knew I had to bring him back! This week we're going over all things related to dealing with mold exposure. We talk about how renters should approach a moldy situation, what a proper remediation plan looks like, the biggest mistakes people make when remediating their home and so much more. Episode Highlights: 5:32 The top 3 prevention actions for reducing mold in your home 9:58 What the ideal level of humidity in your home should be 13:22 What to keep and throw away when getting rid of mold 19:21 How to clean furniture that was in a moldy environment 22:54 What a proper remediation plan looks like 27:32 Brian’s take on mold sprays and the #1 thing you should never touch at a hotel 33:55 Do air purifiers actually work? 35:20 What to do if you’re exposed to mold and you are a renter 42:18 The biggest mistakes people make when remediating 47:50 The best way to test an HVAC system 49:42 Debunking whether all molds are toxic 53:07 How to tell if a home is moldy 1:00:11 Get in touch with Brian Karr Links and Resources: Brian’s Website Mold Finder’s Method (course) Brian on Instagram Mold Finder’s Radio Mold Masterclass (course) Envirobiomics Ermi Test Podcast 021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr Guest Bio: Brian Karr is a second-generation indoor environmental consultant who specializes in working with hypersensitive individuals with complex medical conditions. He helps them to understand if mold, mycotoxins, or other indoor pathogens exist in their homes that may be contributing to their health conditions, and how to remedy those issues. Brian has become a go-to mold & biotoxin resource for many medical practitioners across the country and has helped over 3,000 hypersensitive individuals nationwide to create healthier living environments that have allowed their doctors to help them get better. Brian is the co-founder ofWe Inspect, a national indoor environmental assessment company specializing in mold and biotoxin detection and management for hypersensitive individuals. He is also the creator ofMold Masterclassa digital training program developed for hypersensitive individuals and the doctors who treat them. The program teaches its students how to identify and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes so they can get healthy again. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

61 min1 w ago
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026: Preventing & Getting Rid of Mold In Your Home: What You Need to Know

025: Healing Trauma and Stepping Into Your Greatness with Hannah Deindorfer

Healing trauma is a daunting task that most people wish to push under the rug. After a failed suicide attempt, this week's guest knew facing her pain head-on was the only thing she could do. Hannah Deindorfer experienced more life than one could possibly imagine before hitting 21 years of age. Assuming responsibility for a bipolar parent as a child, being in an abusive relationship in her teens, and experiencing an eating disorder in college led Hannah down an icy road in Michigan where she attempted to take her own life. After surviving, she was determined to face her trauma head on and start the path to healing. In today's episode, Hannah shares what healing trauma looks like, daily practices for feeling grounded, and how she approaches having difficult conversations with family. Hannah also shares how leaning into her pain and trauma allowed her to find her passion which turned into a lucrative coaching business she owns today. Hannah's story is filled with courage and hope, I know you're going to get so much from it. Note: Hannah and I discuss suicide in this episode. If this is something that triggers you, please refrain from listening. If you need any mental health or suicide support, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at: 800-273-8255. Episode Highlights: 3:14 Discovering your upper and lower thresholds and what they mean 6:48 Growing up quickly and taking care of a bipolar parent at 13 9:38 Hannah's eating disorder and suicide attempt on an icy road in Michigan 14:11 The importance of sitting with your pain when healing trauma 16:43 Deciding to move to San Diego for a $500/month job 20:11 The puzzle pieces Hannah put together to create a half a million dollar coaching business in two years 24:51 What Hannah believes has been pivotal to her growth and a key part of her success 28:07 Hannah's unique approach to coaching that creates successful businesses and even better humans 31:47 Healing family relationships after experiencing trauma 35:38 How to have tough conversations with the people you love 39:67 The first step to healing trauma 42:11 Daily practices for feeling grounded and safe 45:17 Hannah's latest coaching program rooted in transformation and healing 48:28 How to get in touch with Hannah Links and Resources: Hannah's Website Hannah on Instagram The Inner Edge Program The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks Landmark Podcast 017: How to Turn Relationship Conflict Into Connection with Annie Lalla Guest Bio: Hannah Deindorfer is a business mentor, mental health advocate, suicide attempt survivor, anorexia survivor, Harry Potter nerd, writer, coffee snob, and dog mom who lives in Austin, Texas. She has a talent for helping those around her see the possibilities for their future successes and creating a path for them to get there. She has built a multiple six-figure coaching business as a solopreneur, while working less than 30 hours a week and supports others in building the online businesses of their dreams as well. Some call her a fairy, that would be accurate. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

50 min2 w ago
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025: Healing Trauma and Stepping Into Your Greatness with Hannah Deindorfer

024: Health Misconceptions Set Straight: Cholesterol, Keto and Meat with Dr. Anthony Gustin

Health misconceptions result from conflicting information between practitioners, big food, and the government... and they are leaving people powerless. Do you ever feel frustrated by conflicting information surrounding your health? Are you ever unsure of what to believe? If so, you are going to appreciate this episode with Dr. Anthony Gustin. Anthony is well versed in all things health, how the food industry operates, and how the two connect. Today, Anthony is here to deliver straight-forward information and address common health misconceptions that prevent people from improving their health. We dive into the ketogenic diet, the rise against meat, what having high cholesterol means, and the hope for regenerative farming. I hope you enjoy! Episode Highlights: 4:13 What keto and ketosis actually mean 7:06 Health misconceptions around women and the ketogenic diet 9:33 Bioindividuality and how it impacts your wellness journey 11:23 The baseline test for trying out new diets 12:47 A common myth about too much protein consumption 16:28 How health misconceptions are impacting our youth 18:52 Unpacking the demonization of protein, meat, and animal products 20:13 Ego, big food, and the effort to maintain the status quo 25:07 Why cholesterol is so important to your overall health 30:00 A holistic point of view: Understanding what you’re trying to optimize 33:29 Three steps to reduce cholesterol and inflammation 39:19 The importance of focusing on nutrient density above anything else 43:43 Anthony’s regenerative agriculture project 49:17 The problems current regenerative agriculture farms are facing 54:44 The counterintuitive issues resulting from the rise against meat Links and Resources: Dr. Anthony Gustin's Website Anthony's Weekly Newsletter The Natural State Podcast Perfect Keto (Use Code: CARLY for 15% off) Equip Foods The Food Fix by Dr. Mark Hyman Podcast 010: How Regenerative Agriculture Can Save Our Planet with Robby Sansom of Force of Nature Meats Guest Bio: Dr. Anthony Gustin is the Founder and CEO ofPerfect Keto&Equip Foods, host ofThe Natural State Podcast, author of the best-sellingKeto Answers. As a former sports rehab clinician turned entrepreneur trained in functional medicine, he's ordered labs and set treatment plans for hundreds of patients. Today his drive is to keep health simple through fixing your environment in the areas that matter: Nutrition, Movement, Stress/Mental Health, and Sleep/Rest. His ultimate belief that he wants to share with the world is that when you fix your environment, you fix your health. It really can be that easy.

58 min3 w ago
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024: Health Misconceptions Set Straight: Cholesterol, Keto and Meat with Dr. Anthony Gustin

023: How To Build A Nontoxic Home with Green-Building Expert Andy Pace

Often times, home builders and contractors are more concerned with low costs instead of building a nontoxic home. The result? Poor building materials that can lead to major health issues years down the road. Andy Pace is a nationally recognized expert in green and nontoxic home building. He is truly a wealth of knowledge when it comes to choosing building materials that are safe for you and your family to live in many years down the road. I had the opportunity to work with Andy when I was building my own home and I’m excited for you to get a taste of some of the eye-opening information I have learned from him. In this discussion, we chat about what a human healthy home is, how to avoid huge home contaminators, and high impact priorities you can focus on to start building a nontoxic home today. Episode Highlights: 3:13 How a terrifying experience with a water-based primer changed Andy’s family business 8:10 The problem with conventional building materials that are in most homes today 11:35 Why some contractors struggle with using green products 14:09 The worst offenders in your home that contribute to 90% of toxicity issues 18:48 Understanding the risks associated with formaldehyde and VOCs 24:07 A personalized approach to building a nontoxic home 27:43 Why a green or LEED building isn’t necessarily safe for you 30:11 The differences between “human healthy”, “environmentally friendly” and “sustainable” 33:45 Comparing the cost of a nontoxic home and a conventional home 37:59 High impact priorities to focus on when building a home 41:30 Why having clear communication in your home building project is critical 45:22 Andy’s best flooring recommendations for your home 48:54 Why some products don’t make Andy’s cut 52:33 Easy changes you can make today to create a nontoxic home 56:06 Where to find human health-focused builders 58:26 How to get in touch with Andy Pace Links and Resources: The Green Design Center Nontoxic Environments Podcast AFM Safecoat Columbia Forest Products Forbo Flooring Systems Amorim Cali Bamboo Tesoro Woods JS2 Partners ECOS Paints Podcast BONUS: Reducing Your Indoor Air Pollution With Truly Nontoxic Paint Guest Bio: Andrew Pace is the founder and owner of the GDC/Building For Health in Waukesha, WI. He launched the company in 1992 and is now the premiere retailer of green and healthy home building and improvement products and consulting in the US. Pace has become a nationally recognized expert on green and healthy building products. Along with being profiled in numerous publications, Pace has authored several articles about the construction of healthy homes, which have been published in regional and national magazines, and has successfully assisted over 25,000 homeowners with their home remodeling and new home construction projects. Pace is a past board member of the USGBC-WI Affiliate and is a two-time president of the Construction Specifications Institute-Milwaukee Chapter and a current board member of the International Institute of Building Biology and Ecology. Andrew produces a weekly podcast called Non Toxic Environments, where he discussesall aspects of healthy, sustainable building practices. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

59 minOCT 27
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023: How To Build A Nontoxic Home with Green-Building Expert Andy Pace

022: The Awakened Woman: Reclaiming Your Sexuality with Kelli Tennant

Ever have judgemental thoughts when seeing a woman freely express her sexuality? If you do, it might just be that you're feeling some shame or curiosity about your own. Thousands of women experience shame, disconnect, or a lack of true freedom around their sexuality and pleasure. I put off addressing this area of my life until about a month ago and following the path of today’s guest has been incredibly inspiring. On the show, we have Kelli Tennant who is an open book about her spirituality, sexuality, womb, and the divine feminine. In this episode, we talk about reclaiming your sexuality, what it’s like working through shame around sex with a partner, and tools that have helped us along the way. I look forward to this being one of many podcast episodes I have on this topic and hope you enjoy it! Episode Highlights: 5:11 Kelly’s mission to create a safe space for women 7:18 How women’s circles are changing Carly’s and Kelli’s lives 9:42 Kelli’s wellness journey from being in the best shape of her life to being bedridden 16:22 Carly’s decision to heal her relationship with sex 18:56 What is controlling every aspect of your sexuality 21:57 Why Kelli is choosing to deepen her connection to her own sexuality 25:07 Experiences that can lead to shame around sex 29:46 What your judgments can tell you about yourself 32:07 How spirituality and sexuality are interconnected 35:14 Channeling your guides to create more alignment in your life 39:31 Kelli’s mindset around making progress with her sexuality 42:06 Working through sexual shame while in a relationship 46:29 How to take responsibility when throwing an adult tantrum 50:40 Carly and her husband’s tool for handling arguments 52:43 Kelli’s 3 most impactful tools for healing 58:37 What a self-pleasure practice can look like for you 1:02:16 How Kelli’s life has changed since prioritizing her sexuality 1:08:04 The role that Ayahuasca and psychedelics can play in your transformation 1:15:52 How you can start reclaiming your sexuality 1:19:09 Ways to get in touch with Kelli Links and Resources: Kelli’s Website Kelli’s Instagram The Kelly Show Okay, Babe. The Practice Duo Women’s Space Podcast 015: Sex, Shame, and Orgasms with Sex & Relationship Coach Alexa Martinez Guest Bio: KelliTennant seduces women to be their wild selves. She is an Intuitive Facilitator, the host of two top rated podcasts, TheKelliShow + OK, Babe., an Integrated Health and Reiki Practitioner, Women’s Circle Facilitator, Board Certified Trainer in Hypnotherapy and plant medicine advocate. After years of illness and detachment,Kelliutilized Ayahuasca and Psilocybin, somatic therapy and energy healing modalities to expand into her sexual and spiritually connected self. She supports women as they break free of limiting beliefs, melt into their desires and find truth in their own bodies. Kelliis also the Co-Founder and CEO of Soulfire Productions, a media company rooted in community, providing production and consulting for top podcasts in wellness and personal development. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

80 minOCT 20
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022: The Awakened Woman: Reclaiming Your Sexuality with Kelli Tennant

021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr

75% of water-damaged homes have a mold problem and nearly 80% of all homes have water damage. With stats like these, knowing how to find mold in your home can be crucial to your long term health. In today’s episode, we are joined by Brian Karrr, co-founder of We Inspect - a team that specializes in environmental consultation. They help people all over the country pinpoint and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes. In the show, we go over just how common mold is, the ins and outs of mold testing, and how to find mold in your home. As someone who has had to deal with mold and the effects it can have on your health before, I can attest to just how important this information is. If you are someone who thinks they have a mold problem or simply want to be proactive with their health, this episode is for you. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:53 The difference between a mold inspector and a remediator 4:53 Why mold is increasingly becoming a problem 7:47 How common mold is in homes 11:25 How to find mold and signs of water damage in your home 15:42 The kinds of homes that are most likely to be moldy 17:58 Home features that are likely to cause mold growth 20:30 The problem with air sampling tests and why they provide false results 22:59 Two goals you are trying to accomplish when mold testing 24:11 Brian’s approach to mold testing 29:12 Why Brian chooses the Ermi test 35:35 How to conduct your own Ermi test 39:15 The Human Cloud effect and why dust is your direct pathway to exposure 43:43 Proper ways to remediate your house and the importance of source removal 46:02 How much building material you should remove when mold is found 50:42 The pros and cons of moving vs remediating your home 54:26 Brian’s upcoming program on how to find mold in your home 1:00:13 Where you can learn more about Brian and his work Links and Resources: Brian’s Website Brian’s Free Webinar to Find Hidden Mold Brian on Instagram Mold Finder’s Radio Mold Masterclass Podcast 007: Mold, Mycotoxins, Detox and Sick Building Syndrome with Dr. Jill Crista Blog Mold Detox: My Mold Journey & Recovery Protocol Guest Bio: Brian Karr is a second-generation indoor environmental consultant who specializes in working with hypersensitive individuals with complex medical conditions. He helps them to understand if mold, mycotoxins, or other indoor pathogens exist in their homes that may be contributing to their health conditions, and how to remedy those issues. Brian has become a go-to mold & biotoxin resource for many medical practitioners across the country and has helped over 3,000 hypersensitive individuals nationwide to create healthier living environments that have allowed their doctors to help them get better. Brian is the co-founder of We Inspect, a national indoor environmental assessment company specializing in mold and biotoxin detection and management for hypersensitive individuals. He is also the creator of Mold Masterclass a digital training program developed for hypersensitive individuals and the doctors who treat them. The program teaches its students how to identify and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes so they can get healthy again. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

61 minOCT 13
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021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr

020: What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Burhenne

Cavities aren’t a rite of passage. In fact, common oral health issues often allude to larger health problems that conventional doctors aren’t trained to find. Many people don’t understand that oral health is a big indicator of your overall health. For example, your tooth and gum health is an indicator of what your diet and lifestyle look like. Similarly, bacteria and gum disease have been increasingly linked to system diseases as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and even heart damage. In this episode, Dr. Mark Burhenne - a functional dentist in Silicon Valley - joins us to shed some light on these issues. Dr. B teaches us a daily practice for optimal oral health, the difference between a conventional and functional dentist, and we dive into controversial topics such as the use of fluoride and root canals. Be prepared, you're going to want to call your dentist and schedule a checkup ASAP after hearing this. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 3:07 Why Dr. Burhenne chose dentistry and his early fascination with finding the root cause 5:35 Dr. Burhenne ’s shift from a conventional to a functional dentist 8:30 How your oral health can give clues as to whether you’ll be diagnosed with sleep apnea years down the road 12:57 What a visit with a functional dentist looks like and why they won’t recommend mouthwash 17:46 How traditional oral healthcare products are causing systemic disease 20:27 Oral health indicators that expose hidden health imbalances 23:06 Why mouth breathing is detrimental to your health 27:17 How to tell if you are a nose breather or a mouth breather 31:14 What to do if you fail the mouth tape challenge 34:02 The perfect childhood upbringing for having great oral health 38:49 What the food, fertilizer, and fluoride industry all have in common 41:36 Daily practices for great oral health 44:43 Why Dr. Burhenne chooses a fluoride-free lifestyle 48:16 The current lawsuit against the EPA to lessen the fluoride in water 54:16 How a poorly done root canal can wreak havoc on your body 56:49 What to do if your teeth are acting up after a root canal 59:15 How to get in touch with Dr. Burhenne and find a functional dentist near you Links and Resources: Dr. Burhenne's Website Ask The Dentist on Instagram Food Fix by Dr. Mark Hyman Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor Guest Bio Dr. Burhenne (pronounced Ber-HEN-uh) is the creator and author of AsktheDentist.com and the #1 bestselling author of The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox. He is a family and sleep medicine dentist whose advice regularly appears on TV, radio, and magazines, including NPR, The Doctors, and CBS News. He received his degree from the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), Academy of General Dentistry (Chicago, IL), American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), and Dental Board of California. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

60 minOCT 6
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020: What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Burhenne

019: Behind the Scenes of a Natural Childbirth with Mada Lavey

Have you ever considered natural childbirth but are curious to know all it entails? Mada Lavey went through two natural births at a birthing center and can’t imagine doing it any other way. Mada Lavey is a health and wellness blogger and mama of two who actively pursues a holistic and natural lifestyle. She is truly a wealth of knowledge for anyone looking to have an unmedicated and holistic birthing experience. In this episode, Mada shares all about her two conception journeys and pregnancies, why she chose to give birth at a birthing center, as well as her postpartum and breastfeeding experiences.She also gets incredibly honest about the things no one talks about giving birth. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:32 Mada’s background in the holistic world 4:53 How Mada prepared for conception and natural childbirth 9:24 Three important things women who want to conceive need to know 11:57 Experiencing miscarriage and what your HCG levels can tell you 14:25 Getting pregnant for the first time 18:23 Why Mada chose a birthing center instead of a hospital birth 25:45 Mada’s experience going into labor with her first child 28:40 The 4-1-1 rule about contractions 30:06 What it’s like to give birth at a birthing center 35:03 Experiencing a rite of passage through childbirth 38:30 The biggest differences between Mada’s first and second birth 43:46 Giving birth one week before COVID-19 quarantines 46:42 Mada's mild complication that resulted in needing stitches 49:23 What postpartum, placenta pills and breastfeeding is like 53:15 Mada’s recommended resources for pregnancy 55:37 What no one talks about post-childbirth 58:58 How you can get in touch with Mada Links and Resources: Mada’s Website Mada's Instagram Garden of Life Prenatals Thorne Basic Prenatal The Business of Being Born Origins Birth Center Cheryl Abrams, Newborn Child Care Specialist and Doula Mountain Rose Herbs Calendula Oil Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genevieve Howland The First 40 Days by Heng Ou Article: 9 Prenatal Vitamins I Trust and Recommend Podcast: EP 002: Why I Choose Home Birth, with Allison Evans of Branch Basics Guest Bio Mada Lavey is a Dallas-based mama with a passion for all things health-related. She's a social media influencer and a personal trainer. Her Instagram page is devoted to healthy living through fitness, nontoxic beauty, motherhood, recipes, and living an all-around holistic lifestyle. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

60 minSEP 29
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019: Behind the Scenes of a Natural Childbirth with Mada Lavey

018: The Healing Power of Bee Venom Therapy with Brooke Geahane

Brooke Geahan went from running her own company to being bedridden for two years. Today she credits bee venom therapy with saving her life. Brooke's life was turned upside after being diagnosed with late-stage Lyme disease and the co-infections that came along with it. Those infections turned into life-threatening autoimmune diseases she battled alongside cancer. After spending over $150,000 of her life savings on Western medicine to no avail, she turned to bee venom therapy. Within a few weeks of treatment, she knew she found her answer. Today, Brooke has eradicated her Lyme disease and reversed every single reversible autoimmune disease she had. As a result of her journey, she is a big proponent of bee venom therapy and is the founder of The Heal Hive. In this episode, we talk about what bee venom therapy is, its ancient history, what being on the protocol is like, and the benefits that come with it. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:46 Brooke’s sudden and debilitating experience with...

57 minSEP 22
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018: The Healing Power of Bee Venom Therapy with Brooke Geahane

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027: An Unconventional Approach to Motherhood and Parenting

Are you interested in an alternative or unconventional approach to motherhood, but aren't sure if what's safe for your baby? Dr. Courtney Kahla is a holistic chiropractor who specializes in fertility, preconception, prenatal, pediatric, women’s health, and whole family wellness. Rather than following the traditional path of focusing on the musculoskeletal system with a lot of cracking and popping, Courtney pays extra attention to her patient's nervous system to allow for optimal communication between their brain and their body. Going against the grain isn't new for Courtney. As well as what some would consider an unconventional approach to chiropractic, she's also been taking an unconventional approach to motherhood from conception to post-birth and she's here to tell us all about it. In this episode, we dive into Courtney's conception journey and counterculture opinions on ultrasounds, hospital births, medications, cosleeping and so much more. If you're someone who has been hearing the same information on motherhood and parenting and are curious to get another perspective, this episode is perfect for you. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 3:07 Courtney's unique take on chiropracty 7:31 Courtney’s struggle with fertilityand the start of an unconventional approach to motherhood 12:43 Life after a positive pregnancy test 18:07 Why Courtney chooses to limit ultrasounds and the research that supports her decision 21:48 Three questions to ask yourself to determine if an ultrasound is right for you 24:30 Opting out of the glucola drink and blood sugar monitoring alternatives 27:38 Understanding your due date 29:35 Courtney’s home birth experience and wanting to give up 38:00 The black box warning on the Vitamin K shot and what it means 40:06 How oral drops differ from the Vitamin K short 43:26 Why Courtney says no to swaddling 47:13 What retained reflexes are and how they impact your baby 49:23 What cosleeping looks like for Courtney and her baby 56:37 The optimal seating positions for babies 1:00:27 Navigating baby-led weaning 1:03:08 Why Courtney doesn’t shower every day 1:07:45 Allowing your baby’s emotions to flow Links and Resources: Courtney’s Website Courtney on Instagram The World Federation for Ultrasound, Medicine, and Biology American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Australasian Society for Ultrasound and Medicine The Business of Being Born Documentary Sleeping With Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping Snuggle Me Organic Olivia Bodywash Guest Bio: Dr. Courtney Kahla attended chiropractic school at Parker University and became passionate about serving families. She specializes in fertility, preconception, prenatal, pediatric, women’s health, and whole family wellness with additional training and certifications from the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

73 min1 d ago
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027: An Unconventional Approach to Motherhood and Parenting

026: Preventing & Getting Rid of Mold In Your Home: What You Need to Know

Getting rid of mold in your home is a serious task that needs to be done correctly to see results. Have you found mold in your home or apartment and aren’t sure what to do? Are you confused about what a proper remediation plan looks like? Want to know how to best prevent mold growth so you have a safe and healthy home? If so, today's episode is for you. Brian Karr, a mold inspection and environmental consultant, is back on the show to talk about getting rid of mold and maintaining a safe home. Brian and I recorded an episode a few weeks ago about testing for mold in your home. I had so many follow-up questions for him that I knew I had to bring him back! This week we're going over all things related to dealing with mold exposure. We talk about how renters should approach a moldy situation, what a proper remediation plan looks like, the biggest mistakes people make when remediating their home and so much more. Episode Highlights: 5:32 The top 3 prevention actions for reducing mold in your home 9:58 What the ideal level of humidity in your home should be 13:22 What to keep and throw away when getting rid of mold 19:21 How to clean furniture that was in a moldy environment 22:54 What a proper remediation plan looks like 27:32 Brian’s take on mold sprays and the #1 thing you should never touch at a hotel 33:55 Do air purifiers actually work? 35:20 What to do if you’re exposed to mold and you are a renter 42:18 The biggest mistakes people make when remediating 47:50 The best way to test an HVAC system 49:42 Debunking whether all molds are toxic 53:07 How to tell if a home is moldy 1:00:11 Get in touch with Brian Karr Links and Resources: Brian’s Website Mold Finder’s Method (course) Brian on Instagram Mold Finder’s Radio Mold Masterclass (course) Envirobiomics Ermi Test Podcast 021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr Guest Bio: Brian Karr is a second-generation indoor environmental consultant who specializes in working with hypersensitive individuals with complex medical conditions. He helps them to understand if mold, mycotoxins, or other indoor pathogens exist in their homes that may be contributing to their health conditions, and how to remedy those issues. Brian has become a go-to mold & biotoxin resource for many medical practitioners across the country and has helped over 3,000 hypersensitive individuals nationwide to create healthier living environments that have allowed their doctors to help them get better. Brian is the co-founder ofWe Inspect, a national indoor environmental assessment company specializing in mold and biotoxin detection and management for hypersensitive individuals. He is also the creator ofMold Masterclassa digital training program developed for hypersensitive individuals and the doctors who treat them. The program teaches its students how to identify and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes so they can get healthy again. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

61 min1 w ago
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026: Preventing & Getting Rid of Mold In Your Home: What You Need to Know

025: Healing Trauma and Stepping Into Your Greatness with Hannah Deindorfer

Healing trauma is a daunting task that most people wish to push under the rug. After a failed suicide attempt, this week's guest knew facing her pain head-on was the only thing she could do. Hannah Deindorfer experienced more life than one could possibly imagine before hitting 21 years of age. Assuming responsibility for a bipolar parent as a child, being in an abusive relationship in her teens, and experiencing an eating disorder in college led Hannah down an icy road in Michigan where she attempted to take her own life. After surviving, she was determined to face her trauma head on and start the path to healing. In today's episode, Hannah shares what healing trauma looks like, daily practices for feeling grounded, and how she approaches having difficult conversations with family. Hannah also shares how leaning into her pain and trauma allowed her to find her passion which turned into a lucrative coaching business she owns today. Hannah's story is filled with courage and hope, I know you're going to get so much from it. Note: Hannah and I discuss suicide in this episode. If this is something that triggers you, please refrain from listening. If you need any mental health or suicide support, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at: 800-273-8255. Episode Highlights: 3:14 Discovering your upper and lower thresholds and what they mean 6:48 Growing up quickly and taking care of a bipolar parent at 13 9:38 Hannah's eating disorder and suicide attempt on an icy road in Michigan 14:11 The importance of sitting with your pain when healing trauma 16:43 Deciding to move to San Diego for a $500/month job 20:11 The puzzle pieces Hannah put together to create a half a million dollar coaching business in two years 24:51 What Hannah believes has been pivotal to her growth and a key part of her success 28:07 Hannah's unique approach to coaching that creates successful businesses and even better humans 31:47 Healing family relationships after experiencing trauma 35:38 How to have tough conversations with the people you love 39:67 The first step to healing trauma 42:11 Daily practices for feeling grounded and safe 45:17 Hannah's latest coaching program rooted in transformation and healing 48:28 How to get in touch with Hannah Links and Resources: Hannah's Website Hannah on Instagram The Inner Edge Program The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks Landmark Podcast 017: How to Turn Relationship Conflict Into Connection with Annie Lalla Guest Bio: Hannah Deindorfer is a business mentor, mental health advocate, suicide attempt survivor, anorexia survivor, Harry Potter nerd, writer, coffee snob, and dog mom who lives in Austin, Texas. She has a talent for helping those around her see the possibilities for their future successes and creating a path for them to get there. She has built a multiple six-figure coaching business as a solopreneur, while working less than 30 hours a week and supports others in building the online businesses of their dreams as well. Some call her a fairy, that would be accurate. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

50 min2 w ago
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025: Healing Trauma and Stepping Into Your Greatness with Hannah Deindorfer

024: Health Misconceptions Set Straight: Cholesterol, Keto and Meat with Dr. Anthony Gustin

Health misconceptions result from conflicting information between practitioners, big food, and the government... and they are leaving people powerless. Do you ever feel frustrated by conflicting information surrounding your health? Are you ever unsure of what to believe? If so, you are going to appreciate this episode with Dr. Anthony Gustin. Anthony is well versed in all things health, how the food industry operates, and how the two connect. Today, Anthony is here to deliver straight-forward information and address common health misconceptions that prevent people from improving their health. We dive into the ketogenic diet, the rise against meat, what having high cholesterol means, and the hope for regenerative farming. I hope you enjoy! Episode Highlights: 4:13 What keto and ketosis actually mean 7:06 Health misconceptions around women and the ketogenic diet 9:33 Bioindividuality and how it impacts your wellness journey 11:23 The baseline test for trying out new diets 12:47 A common myth about too much protein consumption 16:28 How health misconceptions are impacting our youth 18:52 Unpacking the demonization of protein, meat, and animal products 20:13 Ego, big food, and the effort to maintain the status quo 25:07 Why cholesterol is so important to your overall health 30:00 A holistic point of view: Understanding what you’re trying to optimize 33:29 Three steps to reduce cholesterol and inflammation 39:19 The importance of focusing on nutrient density above anything else 43:43 Anthony’s regenerative agriculture project 49:17 The problems current regenerative agriculture farms are facing 54:44 The counterintuitive issues resulting from the rise against meat Links and Resources: Dr. Anthony Gustin's Website Anthony's Weekly Newsletter The Natural State Podcast Perfect Keto (Use Code: CARLY for 15% off) Equip Foods The Food Fix by Dr. Mark Hyman Podcast 010: How Regenerative Agriculture Can Save Our Planet with Robby Sansom of Force of Nature Meats Guest Bio: Dr. Anthony Gustin is the Founder and CEO ofPerfect Keto&Equip Foods, host ofThe Natural State Podcast, author of the best-sellingKeto Answers. As a former sports rehab clinician turned entrepreneur trained in functional medicine, he's ordered labs and set treatment plans for hundreds of patients. Today his drive is to keep health simple through fixing your environment in the areas that matter: Nutrition, Movement, Stress/Mental Health, and Sleep/Rest. His ultimate belief that he wants to share with the world is that when you fix your environment, you fix your health. It really can be that easy.

58 min3 w ago
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024: Health Misconceptions Set Straight: Cholesterol, Keto and Meat with Dr. Anthony Gustin

023: How To Build A Nontoxic Home with Green-Building Expert Andy Pace

Often times, home builders and contractors are more concerned with low costs instead of building a nontoxic home. The result? Poor building materials that can lead to major health issues years down the road. Andy Pace is a nationally recognized expert in green and nontoxic home building. He is truly a wealth of knowledge when it comes to choosing building materials that are safe for you and your family to live in many years down the road. I had the opportunity to work with Andy when I was building my own home and I’m excited for you to get a taste of some of the eye-opening information I have learned from him. In this discussion, we chat about what a human healthy home is, how to avoid huge home contaminators, and high impact priorities you can focus on to start building a nontoxic home today. Episode Highlights: 3:13 How a terrifying experience with a water-based primer changed Andy’s family business 8:10 The problem with conventional building materials that are in most homes today 11:35 Why some contractors struggle with using green products 14:09 The worst offenders in your home that contribute to 90% of toxicity issues 18:48 Understanding the risks associated with formaldehyde and VOCs 24:07 A personalized approach to building a nontoxic home 27:43 Why a green or LEED building isn’t necessarily safe for you 30:11 The differences between “human healthy”, “environmentally friendly” and “sustainable” 33:45 Comparing the cost of a nontoxic home and a conventional home 37:59 High impact priorities to focus on when building a home 41:30 Why having clear communication in your home building project is critical 45:22 Andy’s best flooring recommendations for your home 48:54 Why some products don’t make Andy’s cut 52:33 Easy changes you can make today to create a nontoxic home 56:06 Where to find human health-focused builders 58:26 How to get in touch with Andy Pace Links and Resources: The Green Design Center Nontoxic Environments Podcast AFM Safecoat Columbia Forest Products Forbo Flooring Systems Amorim Cali Bamboo Tesoro Woods JS2 Partners ECOS Paints Podcast BONUS: Reducing Your Indoor Air Pollution With Truly Nontoxic Paint Guest Bio: Andrew Pace is the founder and owner of the GDC/Building For Health in Waukesha, WI. He launched the company in 1992 and is now the premiere retailer of green and healthy home building and improvement products and consulting in the US. Pace has become a nationally recognized expert on green and healthy building products. Along with being profiled in numerous publications, Pace has authored several articles about the construction of healthy homes, which have been published in regional and national magazines, and has successfully assisted over 25,000 homeowners with their home remodeling and new home construction projects. Pace is a past board member of the USGBC-WI Affiliate and is a two-time president of the Construction Specifications Institute-Milwaukee Chapter and a current board member of the International Institute of Building Biology and Ecology. Andrew produces a weekly podcast called Non Toxic Environments, where he discussesall aspects of healthy, sustainable building practices. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

59 minOCT 27
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023: How To Build A Nontoxic Home with Green-Building Expert Andy Pace

022: The Awakened Woman: Reclaiming Your Sexuality with Kelli Tennant

Ever have judgemental thoughts when seeing a woman freely express her sexuality? If you do, it might just be that you're feeling some shame or curiosity about your own. Thousands of women experience shame, disconnect, or a lack of true freedom around their sexuality and pleasure. I put off addressing this area of my life until about a month ago and following the path of today’s guest has been incredibly inspiring. On the show, we have Kelli Tennant who is an open book about her spirituality, sexuality, womb, and the divine feminine. In this episode, we talk about reclaiming your sexuality, what it’s like working through shame around sex with a partner, and tools that have helped us along the way. I look forward to this being one of many podcast episodes I have on this topic and hope you enjoy it! Episode Highlights: 5:11 Kelly’s mission to create a safe space for women 7:18 How women’s circles are changing Carly’s and Kelli’s lives 9:42 Kelli’s wellness journey from being in the best shape of her life to being bedridden 16:22 Carly’s decision to heal her relationship with sex 18:56 What is controlling every aspect of your sexuality 21:57 Why Kelli is choosing to deepen her connection to her own sexuality 25:07 Experiences that can lead to shame around sex 29:46 What your judgments can tell you about yourself 32:07 How spirituality and sexuality are interconnected 35:14 Channeling your guides to create more alignment in your life 39:31 Kelli’s mindset around making progress with her sexuality 42:06 Working through sexual shame while in a relationship 46:29 How to take responsibility when throwing an adult tantrum 50:40 Carly and her husband’s tool for handling arguments 52:43 Kelli’s 3 most impactful tools for healing 58:37 What a self-pleasure practice can look like for you 1:02:16 How Kelli’s life has changed since prioritizing her sexuality 1:08:04 The role that Ayahuasca and psychedelics can play in your transformation 1:15:52 How you can start reclaiming your sexuality 1:19:09 Ways to get in touch with Kelli Links and Resources: Kelli’s Website Kelli’s Instagram The Kelly Show Okay, Babe. The Practice Duo Women’s Space Podcast 015: Sex, Shame, and Orgasms with Sex & Relationship Coach Alexa Martinez Guest Bio: KelliTennant seduces women to be their wild selves. She is an Intuitive Facilitator, the host of two top rated podcasts, TheKelliShow + OK, Babe., an Integrated Health and Reiki Practitioner, Women’s Circle Facilitator, Board Certified Trainer in Hypnotherapy and plant medicine advocate. After years of illness and detachment,Kelliutilized Ayahuasca and Psilocybin, somatic therapy and energy healing modalities to expand into her sexual and spiritually connected self. She supports women as they break free of limiting beliefs, melt into their desires and find truth in their own bodies. Kelliis also the Co-Founder and CEO of Soulfire Productions, a media company rooted in community, providing production and consulting for top podcasts in wellness and personal development. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

80 minOCT 20
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022: The Awakened Woman: Reclaiming Your Sexuality with Kelli Tennant

021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr

75% of water-damaged homes have a mold problem and nearly 80% of all homes have water damage. With stats like these, knowing how to find mold in your home can be crucial to your long term health. In today’s episode, we are joined by Brian Karrr, co-founder of We Inspect - a team that specializes in environmental consultation. They help people all over the country pinpoint and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes. In the show, we go over just how common mold is, the ins and outs of mold testing, and how to find mold in your home. As someone who has had to deal with mold and the effects it can have on your health before, I can attest to just how important this information is. If you are someone who thinks they have a mold problem or simply want to be proactive with their health, this episode is for you. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:53 The difference between a mold inspector and a remediator 4:53 Why mold is increasingly becoming a problem 7:47 How common mold is in homes 11:25 How to find mold and signs of water damage in your home 15:42 The kinds of homes that are most likely to be moldy 17:58 Home features that are likely to cause mold growth 20:30 The problem with air sampling tests and why they provide false results 22:59 Two goals you are trying to accomplish when mold testing 24:11 Brian’s approach to mold testing 29:12 Why Brian chooses the Ermi test 35:35 How to conduct your own Ermi test 39:15 The Human Cloud effect and why dust is your direct pathway to exposure 43:43 Proper ways to remediate your house and the importance of source removal 46:02 How much building material you should remove when mold is found 50:42 The pros and cons of moving vs remediating your home 54:26 Brian’s upcoming program on how to find mold in your home 1:00:13 Where you can learn more about Brian and his work Links and Resources: Brian’s Website Brian’s Free Webinar to Find Hidden Mold Brian on Instagram Mold Finder’s Radio Mold Masterclass Podcast 007: Mold, Mycotoxins, Detox and Sick Building Syndrome with Dr. Jill Crista Blog Mold Detox: My Mold Journey & Recovery Protocol Guest Bio: Brian Karr is a second-generation indoor environmental consultant who specializes in working with hypersensitive individuals with complex medical conditions. He helps them to understand if mold, mycotoxins, or other indoor pathogens exist in their homes that may be contributing to their health conditions, and how to remedy those issues. Brian has become a go-to mold & biotoxin resource for many medical practitioners across the country and has helped over 3,000 hypersensitive individuals nationwide to create healthier living environments that have allowed their doctors to help them get better. Brian is the co-founder of We Inspect, a national indoor environmental assessment company specializing in mold and biotoxin detection and management for hypersensitive individuals. He is also the creator of Mold Masterclass a digital training program developed for hypersensitive individuals and the doctors who treat them. The program teaches its students how to identify and remove mold and mycotoxins from their homes so they can get healthy again. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

61 minOCT 13
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021: The Right Way to Test for Mold In Your Home with Brian Karr

020: What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Burhenne

Cavities aren’t a rite of passage. In fact, common oral health issues often allude to larger health problems that conventional doctors aren’t trained to find. Many people don’t understand that oral health is a big indicator of your overall health. For example, your tooth and gum health is an indicator of what your diet and lifestyle look like. Similarly, bacteria and gum disease have been increasingly linked to system diseases as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and even heart damage. In this episode, Dr. Mark Burhenne - a functional dentist in Silicon Valley - joins us to shed some light on these issues. Dr. B teaches us a daily practice for optimal oral health, the difference between a conventional and functional dentist, and we dive into controversial topics such as the use of fluoride and root canals. Be prepared, you're going to want to call your dentist and schedule a checkup ASAP after hearing this. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 3:07 Why Dr. Burhenne chose dentistry and his early fascination with finding the root cause 5:35 Dr. Burhenne ’s shift from a conventional to a functional dentist 8:30 How your oral health can give clues as to whether you’ll be diagnosed with sleep apnea years down the road 12:57 What a visit with a functional dentist looks like and why they won’t recommend mouthwash 17:46 How traditional oral healthcare products are causing systemic disease 20:27 Oral health indicators that expose hidden health imbalances 23:06 Why mouth breathing is detrimental to your health 27:17 How to tell if you are a nose breather or a mouth breather 31:14 What to do if you fail the mouth tape challenge 34:02 The perfect childhood upbringing for having great oral health 38:49 What the food, fertilizer, and fluoride industry all have in common 41:36 Daily practices for great oral health 44:43 Why Dr. Burhenne chooses a fluoride-free lifestyle 48:16 The current lawsuit against the EPA to lessen the fluoride in water 54:16 How a poorly done root canal can wreak havoc on your body 56:49 What to do if your teeth are acting up after a root canal 59:15 How to get in touch with Dr. Burhenne and find a functional dentist near you Links and Resources: Dr. Burhenne's Website Ask The Dentist on Instagram Food Fix by Dr. Mark Hyman Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor Guest Bio Dr. Burhenne (pronounced Ber-HEN-uh) is the creator and author of AsktheDentist.com and the #1 bestselling author of The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox. He is a family and sleep medicine dentist whose advice regularly appears on TV, radio, and magazines, including NPR, The Doctors, and CBS News. He received his degree from the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), Academy of General Dentistry (Chicago, IL), American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), and Dental Board of California. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

60 minOCT 6
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020: What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Burhenne

019: Behind the Scenes of a Natural Childbirth with Mada Lavey

Have you ever considered natural childbirth but are curious to know all it entails? Mada Lavey went through two natural births at a birthing center and can’t imagine doing it any other way. Mada Lavey is a health and wellness blogger and mama of two who actively pursues a holistic and natural lifestyle. She is truly a wealth of knowledge for anyone looking to have an unmedicated and holistic birthing experience. In this episode, Mada shares all about her two conception journeys and pregnancies, why she chose to give birth at a birthing center, as well as her postpartum and breastfeeding experiences.She also gets incredibly honest about the things no one talks about giving birth. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:32 Mada’s background in the holistic world 4:53 How Mada prepared for conception and natural childbirth 9:24 Three important things women who want to conceive need to know 11:57 Experiencing miscarriage and what your HCG levels can tell you 14:25 Getting pregnant for the first time 18:23 Why Mada chose a birthing center instead of a hospital birth 25:45 Mada’s experience going into labor with her first child 28:40 The 4-1-1 rule about contractions 30:06 What it’s like to give birth at a birthing center 35:03 Experiencing a rite of passage through childbirth 38:30 The biggest differences between Mada’s first and second birth 43:46 Giving birth one week before COVID-19 quarantines 46:42 Mada's mild complication that resulted in needing stitches 49:23 What postpartum, placenta pills and breastfeeding is like 53:15 Mada’s recommended resources for pregnancy 55:37 What no one talks about post-childbirth 58:58 How you can get in touch with Mada Links and Resources: Mada’s Website Mada's Instagram Garden of Life Prenatals Thorne Basic Prenatal The Business of Being Born Origins Birth Center Cheryl Abrams, Newborn Child Care Specialist and Doula Mountain Rose Herbs Calendula Oil Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genevieve Howland The First 40 Days by Heng Ou Article: 9 Prenatal Vitamins I Trust and Recommend Podcast: EP 002: Why I Choose Home Birth, with Allison Evans of Branch Basics Guest Bio Mada Lavey is a Dallas-based mama with a passion for all things health-related. She's a social media influencer and a personal trainer. Her Instagram page is devoted to healthy living through fitness, nontoxic beauty, motherhood, recipes, and living an all-around holistic lifestyle. Did you enjoy this episode? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know! I love hearing what you think and it helps others who want to Do It Different find the podcast as well.

60 minSEP 29
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019: Behind the Scenes of a Natural Childbirth with Mada Lavey

018: The Healing Power of Bee Venom Therapy with Brooke Geahane

Brooke Geahan went from running her own company to being bedridden for two years. Today she credits bee venom therapy with saving her life. Brooke's life was turned upside after being diagnosed with late-stage Lyme disease and the co-infections that came along with it. Those infections turned into life-threatening autoimmune diseases she battled alongside cancer. After spending over $150,000 of her life savings on Western medicine to no avail, she turned to bee venom therapy. Within a few weeks of treatment, she knew she found her answer. Today, Brooke has eradicated her Lyme disease and reversed every single reversible autoimmune disease she had. As a result of her journey, she is a big proponent of bee venom therapy and is the founder of The Heal Hive. In this episode, we talk about what bee venom therapy is, its ancient history, what being on the protocol is like, and the benefits that come with it. Enjoy! Episode Highlights: 2:46 Brooke’s sudden and debilitating experience with...

57 minSEP 22
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018: The Healing Power of Bee Venom Therapy with Brooke Geahane
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