Ep 36 Lisa Jackson

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Spokesperson and author of Savvy Secrets: Eat, Think & Thrive, Lisa share’s her seven-step’s toward optimal health.

Lisa loves healing the healer. Regardless of the label (i.e. cancer, autoimmune, cardiovascular or gastrointestinal disease, mental/cognitive difficulties, infertility, hyperactivity, insomnia or fatigue) Lisa utilizes functional medicine, self-love therapies, and her seven-step process to uncover hidden stressors. Clients rediscover their innate ability to heal from within.    

http://carpediemwellnessorg.blogspot.com

On this podcast we are talked about Lisa's book Savvy Secrets, Eat, Think and Thrive  as well as her Seven Steps to Optimal Health.  

  • What it takes for transformational change (courage and commitment) and how each one of us are unique, requiring a personalized plan.  
  • what Lisa learned since writing her book
  •  Lisa gives a sneak preview into her upcoming workshop titled, "Holy Hormones!"  
  • Stress hormones affect our sex hormones which affect our metabolic hormones. They all live together in a "hormone soup."
  •  Stress affects our libido which causes us to hold onto fat, which creates inflammation in the body, which leads to chronic disease. To live our wildest sexiest lives, we need to do the first step in Lisa's Seven Steps to Optimal Health. The first step is to BEGIN; take an honest personal assessment and make a commitment to self.  
  • How juicing and eating the raw vegan diet detoxes the system
  • How to do a personal assessment and a guide to the different types of testing is out there.
  • The importance of prioritizing your own self-care.
  • Tips to lower cortisol.
  • We are either in a sympathetic or a parasympathetic state (Fright or Flight) Rest and repair, rest and digest, or mate and ovulate.
  • We all live in a hormone soup.
  • Stress raises insulin and cortisol
  • Your body doesn't know the difference between being chased by a wild animal or job stress.
  • What metabolic stress looks like.
  • Healing the gut

    Lisa is also Founder of The Wellness Inspired Network and Carpe Diem Wellness. Lisa is a Registered Yoga Teacher, a retired Registered Nurse, Certified Health Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition  and Functional Medicine Practitioner.  Certifications include 200 hour Vinyasa training, 300 hours in therapeutic yoga from Beloved Yoga Studio, Let Your Yoga Dance from Kripalu and Laughter Yoga. When Lisa is not coaching or speaking, you can find her joyfully practicing yoga and Carpe Diem Dance, bringing together all the tools of yoga to her clients. She is the mother of 4 adult children and grandmother.

    www.carpediemwellness.org 703-421-7125 ljackson@carpediemwellness.org

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Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell is more than qualified to help women reach a point of empowerment . As an Institute of Integrative Nutrition graduate, an award-winning fitness competitor, and elite obstacle racer. she collaborated on the fitness portion of the book “Fat Flush for Life” with mentor and New York Times Best Selling author Ann Louise Gittleman. This book was listed in Time magazine as one of the top ten diet books for 2009. As a former columnist for 12 years for Ms. Fitness magazine, Linda decided to put everything into a book and it really evolved and became “The Sisterhood of S.W.E.A.T.”.  Her book and the studio are all about helping women build confidence and self-esteem and learning to feel 100% great about themselves.    

Mitchell launched The Chickfit Studio in 2013. She says “At Chickfit, our priority is building women’s self-confidence. Our belief is that their newfound self-love will transfer into giving support and love to one another. Self-improvement equals empowerment.”

Mitchell was inspired to open The Chickfit Studio after she found that deep down in her heart she wanted to do something that was worthwhile and made real, lasting changes in people’s lives. She opened The Chickfit Studio after working as a group fitness director and personal trainer for about 25 years.