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SDR 67: Execute Your Amazing (Part 2)

SDR 67: Execute Your Amazing (Part 2)

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Tune in for the second half of my presentation on executing your amazing, based on Brian P. Moran’s book, The 12 Week Year. I will show you how to implement your long-term goals through organizing and planning, and you’ll learn the importance of good habits, persistence, and small daily steps that can have a huge payout in the long run.

I’ll also address the issues of leaving your comfort zone and lack of focus, so you can rethink these things that hold you back from achieving your goals. Listen in to find out how to schedule important performance blocks that allow you to focus, plan, account for imperfection, and unleash your awesome.

Don’t forget to show me your projects you want to move forward on and share what you would do if you could relive yesterday!

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to align your 12-week plan with your vision.
  • The importance of your daily habits and actions.
  • Exercises to help with your planning and execution process.
  • Realistic goals to strive for.
  • How to move past discomfort in order to achieve your goals.
  • The importance of being purposeful with time and not leaving things to chance.
  • Three aspects of performance time that you need to schedule.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Long term results are created by the actions you take every day. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet The one thing that moves the universe is action. Consistent action turns dreams into reality. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Accountability is sexy – confront the truth. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 66: Execute Your Amazing (Part 1)

SDR 66: Execute Your Amazing (Part 1)

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As we approach the end of the year, lots of us are thinking about all the things we want to accomplish in 2019. Many of you are probably considering creating New Year’s Resolutions or making lists of things you’re aiming to do by next year’s end. But what if I told you that setting annual goals almost guarantees that you won’t achieve them?

Don’t get me wrong; I love the process of getting better, whether that’s improving your health, your relationships, your business—whatever the case may be. The problem is that so many people go about doing this in the wrong way. So today, I’m going to share the first half of a recording of a presentation I did in 2017 that covers simple techniques you can use to help you execute on your goals and make sure you’re living up to your full potential in 2019 and beyond.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The number one factor holding people back from reaching their full potential.
  • Why annual goal-setting limits your performance.
  • How long you should give yourself to execute your goals.
  • The key reason some people succeed and others fail.
  • Barriers to your success.
  • Why it’s so important to make your bed every morning.
  • How establishing a morning routine improves productivity.
  • Steps for creating and executing your personal vision.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

If you could fully tap into your potential, how different would your life be? - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Anywhere where you have accomplished less than you desire, you need to look at this and be accountable for it. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Important actions are often uncomfortable. The secret of living to your true potential is to value the important stuff above your own comfort level. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 65: Your Questions Answered

SDR 65: Your Questions Answered

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I’m back with more of your questions! Today’s show is a recording from a recent Facebook Live video where I address everything from juicing and digestive enzymes to heartburn and candida. You’ll hear my tips and advice for giving your body what it needs and loving yourself healthy.

Do you have something you’d like to ask me? Email me at hello@thedigestiondoctor.com, and I might just feature your question in a future episode. But for now, tune in to hear all of today’s great info! It’s an episode you don’t want to miss!

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The five belly busters we should all avoid.
  • Emotional stresses that keep our bodies from staying healthy.
  • The two main functions of enzymes.
  • Why enzymes work so quickly.
  • A common misconception about enzymes.
  • How to use digestive bitters.
  • Recommendations for helping heartburn.
  • What to do for arthritic fingers.
  • Suggestions for dealing with lingering nerve pain from shingles.
  • How to deal with candida.
  • What types of foods can help with anxiety.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

The body is a machine. It knows how to heal us, it knows how to be healthy. It’s just that we get in our own way. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Taking digestive enzymes is healthy. They are foods. They are not going to make your pancreas work less efficiently. You’re not going to have to be reliant on them. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet When you eat cooked, heat-treated, microwaved, pouched, and canned foods, you need the digestive enzyme. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 64: Top 10 Thanksgiving Tips

SDR 64: Top 10 Thanksgiving Tips

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The holidays are fast approaching, and this time of year can make it pretty challenging to eat well. With treats all around and the constant temptation to consume more and more, anyone can go off track. And while it’s okay to indulge every once in a while, the key is to be mindful when you do.

In this episode, I’m going to share some tips for doing just that. Listen in to learn my top ten strategies for doing holiday dining right. You’ll hear advice on when to go for seconds, how to spare yourself some calories at dessert, and more.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to begin your day to avoid feeling guilty about what you eat.
  • What kind of breakfast is best.
  • Advice for dealing with holiday stress and tension between family members.
  • How much water you should be drinking to stay hydrated.
  • What to take before your meal—especially if you’re going to be eating more than you normally would.
  • How often it’s okay to “cheat.”
  • What portion size to aim for when eating starches.
  • The number one nutrient we’re not getting enough of.
  • How long to wait before you go in for seconds.
  • When to get moving after a big meal.
  • A tip for saving some calories when eating dessert.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

80% of the food you want to be eating should be really clean and healthy, and 20% of the time, you can cheat. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet There’s nothing wrong with having foods that aren’t the best for you, as long as you don’t do this all the time. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Don’t eat with your eyes; eat with your brain. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 63: How Much Do You Value Your Health?

SDR 63: How Much Do You Value Your Health?

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Do you make your health a priority? Or are you more likely to make excuses? Unfortunately, I see far too many people who do the latter, and this episode is going to be a little bit of a rant about that.

No one should value your health more than you—period. So today I’m going to share with you two contrasting stories of patients I recently saw in my practice, one whose approach devalues both their own well-being and the work of health professionals, and the other who shows us what it really means to make your health a priority.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The thing that makes Dr. Christine crazy.
  • Examples of two types of patients—and which is more likely to get well.
  • What it means to be a “symptom-chaser.”
  • Why we all have to take accountability for our own health.
  • Questions to ask yourself.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

When you’ve got stuff happening with your health, you've gotta find a way. Find a way, whatever way that is. Otherwise, you’re just not valuing your health. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Your health matters. How you show up matters. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Above all things, you have to love yourself so much; you have to love yourself healthy with whatever is required to do that. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 62: Common Symptoms of Poor Digestion

SDR 62: Common Symptoms of Poor Digestion

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It is so important to find a doctor who is willing to be a detective when it comes to figuring out what your symptoms are linked to. Symptoms are the way our bodies show us what’s going on inside and it’s crucial to go to a doctor or health professional who will ask the right questions. In this episode, I will go over the symptoms you experience when you are improperly digesting macronutrients and how they are linked to other intolerances.

There are many unique symptoms that you may not think about being related to poor digestion of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. These may surprise you and help you work with your health professional to finally figure out why certain things are happening in your body. Your body wants to heal so it sends these signals to let you know what’s going on and I’m here to help you understand that better.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why doctors should be more of a detective when finding out what’s going on with you.
  • Why the phrase, “You are what you eat” is false.
  • The signs of constipation – many you may not think of.
  • The 5 belly busters and why you should avoid them.
  • Some common worse symptoms that are related to poor digestion.
  • Symptoms related to digesting protein, carbohydrates and fats poorly and how they are linked.
  • Suggestions on important things to eat as your main sources of protein, fats and carbs.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

When you’re meeting with a doctor or any other health professional, you ought to work with someone who’s asking better questions. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Your body wants to heal, it wants to be in homeostasis. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Either you’re not eating enough of one of these nutrients we’re going to cover today, or you may be eating enough of it but not digesting it well. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 61: Getting Back to Basics

SDR 61: Getting Back to Basics

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I have noticed a theme when it comes to questions patients ask and have decided to address these questions by getting back to the basics. I’ll talk about the essential macronutrients, what they do for your body and why they’re so important to your digestion. Women specifically are not getting enough of some of these nutrients and this is a huge reason why women get hot flashes and other issues I talk about.

There’s no reason to suffer from hot flashes and hormonal imbalances and I’ll explain why this is. You’ll also learn why you probably shouldn’t be taking common medications like MiraLAX. I’ll discuss the dangers of these drugs and why you should be treating and nourishing your body in a different way.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • The essential macronutrients and their role within your body.
  • What most females don’t get enough of.
  • How much (in grams) you should be getting of these nutrients.
  • The importance of tracking your macro nutrients to make sure you’re getting the right levels.
  • Why you don’t need to be dealing with hormonal imbalances.
  • Why I don’t recommend Miralax.
  • Foods to limit and be careful with.
  • Why you really need to listen to your inner doctor.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

The problem is that you guys (specifically you females – you guys as in females) are not eating enough fat and protein. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet You’d be surprised just how many people just are not cutting the mustard when it comes to eating their macros properly – You gotta get these numbers in. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet When you have a symptom, you know now that you have an energy deficiency. Period. End of story. Because your body is not getting enough fuel from those macro-nutrients – that’s how we get our energy. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 60: Your Questions Answered

SDR 60: Your Questions Answered

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This episode is all about answering as many of your questions as possible. You guys have a lot of questions on digestion and how it relates to your various health issues and concerns so I cover as many of these as possible to provide clarity and solutions. From thyroid issues to bloating and ADHD, I’ll talk about how each one is linked to gut problems and how you can take steps to clear up these ailments.

As always, I emphasize that you are not what you eat, you are what you digest and health is not how you feel it’s how you function. These are major mindsets that you need to be living by to help figure out what’s wrong, why certain issues you’re having are happening and how to stop them. This episode is loaded with information and I’m just getting started – My goal is to answer all of your questions so keep them coming!

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How leaky gut is connected to thyroid problems.
  • What causes fatigue and hair loss and how Caster Oil could be helpful.
  • How celiac and microscopic colitis are related to leaky gut.
  • How the digestion and creation of serotonin effect ADHD.
  • How to diagnose leaky gut and how I test it.
  • If antibiotics can always be avoided or if they’re necessary sometimes.
  • Why I think everyone should be gluten sensitive.
  • Why it’s not healthy just because it’s ‘gluten free’.
  • How to combat bloating.
  • How a leaky gut effects the liver.
  • If rosacea and skin issues are also side effects of leaky gut.
  • Leaky gut’s effect on rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Why you have too much calcium in your body and why protein is going to help.
  • How to beat IBS by treating your gut right.
  • Why pastured eggs are important to look for.
  • What oils you should and shouldn’t be cooking with.
  • How to choose the right probiotics.
  • Why birth control can be a big problem.
  • Linking depression and anxiety to digestion problems.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Leaky gut has a lot to do with everything. I mean, your whole gut has a lot to do with everything. That’s where it’s all connected. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet As a society we are eating way too much carbohydrate. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Everybody has a leaky gut. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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SDR 59: The Truth About Cholesterol and Self-Care

SDR 59: The Truth About Cholesterol and Self-Care

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This episode of Smart Digestion Radio contains two snippets of audio that I hope you find useful and uplifting. The first is about cholesterol and why having high cholesterol is not really as bad as doctors tend to make it seem. The second is about the disasters that seem to be hitting everywhere and how we can find important and uplifting messages through these times as well as the importance of taking care of ourselves ESPECIALLY when things seem to be going wrong.

You’ll get to know the truth about cholesterol and a big reason to not always do everything your doctor says. I emphasize the importance of taking back your body and loving yourself healthy through being careful about your medical care and taking care of YOURSELF.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why high cholesterol is not necessarily a bad thing.
  • What causes actually high cholesterol.
  • Knowing that you don’t have to do everything the doctor says.
  • Finding the beauty of unity amidst disasters.
  • The importance of self-care and self-healing especially when chaos and stress are around.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

Cholesterol is not the bad guy, we need cholesterol. Cholesterol is essential. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet You don’t have to do everything the doctor says. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet As much as I’m against the medical model, I’m not irresponsible. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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The Truth About Cholesterol and Self-Care

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SDR 58: Energy, Enzymes, and the Biggest Stress of All

SDR 58: Energy, Enzymes, and the Biggest Stress of All

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If you’re like most people, you’ve probably experienced energy loss or one if its associated symptoms at some point or another, but have you ever wondered what causes it? You may be surprised to find that it’s not just about a lack of sleep or needing to eat better; it’s also about how well you’re digesting the things you do eat. And that has everything to do with enzymes.

In this episode, I break down how it’s all connected. You’ll learn the important role enzymes play in our health, how the typical American diet contributes to the biggest stressor on our bodies that leaves us feeling drained, and what you can do to keep your body healthy and your energy levels high.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Where our energy comes from.
  • How energy loss manifests in the body.
  • Which nutrient gives us the most energy.
  • How many carbs we should aim to eat each day.
  • Why Dr. Christine is not a fan of long-term ketogenic diets.
  • Three key points that any medical professional should understand.
  • Timeless healing principles to keep in mind.
  • Where the body’s primary defense system lives.
  • The biggest stress of all.
  • What you can do to help keep your energy levels high.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

You have to recognize that energy comes from food. Period. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Only nutrition normalizes function. These prescription medications will never do that. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Symptoms are signs of energy loss. When you have energy loss, your body is trying to tell you something. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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