EP 21: Disordered Eating Recovery with Mindy Gorman-Plutzer

In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I am so honored to share my very real and raw conversation about eating disorders with my friend, colleague, and eating disorder survivor Mindy Gorman-Plutzer. In this episode, Mindy and I share our own experiences with disordered eating and how the path to healing is one that includes deep empathy and a …

biochemical imbalances that cause eating disorder with Dr. Judith Bowman

EP 20: Biochemical Imbalances that Cause Eating Disorders with Dr. Judith Bowman

In honor of Eating Disorder Awareness, I brought back my personal physician, Dr. Judith Bowman, to talk about the genetic, environmental, and biochemical causes of eating disorders.   I spent over 25 years struggling with a disordered relationship to food and my body, making this topic very personal for me.  If you’re currently struggling with disordered eating, please know you are …

Healthy Boundaries for Kind People with Randi Buckley

EP 19: Healthy Boundaries for Kind People with Randi Buckley

Most of us cringe at the thought of setting a boundary—especially with those who are closest to us. We often hesitate to put boundaries into place because we think it will damage the relationship, make someone angry, or simply make our lives more complicated. Truthfully, it can also be really hard to do.  Some of us even worry that we …

Understanding the Human Microbiome with Kiran Krishnan

EP 17: Understanding the Human Microbiome with Kiran Krishnan

Understanding the complexities of the human microbiome can be overwhelming. At its most simple, we can think of the microbiome as an ecosystem that consists of a collection of organisms including bacteria, viruses, fungus, and protozoa. We often think there is a single ecosystem—or microbiome—found within our bodies, largely residing in the gut. But there are different versions of our microbiome found …

Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain - Part 2

EP 13: Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain – Part 2

It’s National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and I am continuing this month’s special two-part series with licensed psychologist, Dr. Perry Passaro, and orthomolecular specialist, Dr. Albert Mensah.  In this case study series, we are sharing Sara’s story. Sara is a young woman who spent two years receiving psychiatric treatment with absolutely no improvement in addition to two hospitalizations and two …

Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain – Part 1

EP 12: Suicide Prevention Case Study: How Nutrients Can Heal the Brain – Part 1

It’s National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. In this month’s special two-part series, I’m sharing Sara’s story with you along with licensed psychologist, Dr. Perry Passaro, and orthomolecular specialist, Dr. Albert Mensah. This is a story of a young woman who spent two years receiving psychiatric treatment with absolutely no improvement in addition to two hospitalizations and two suicide attempts. In …