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Take a Break

It's important to rest; to take a break. That's exactly what we did...to the mountains. Join is as we catch you up on how we feel, what we are thinking about these days, and why taking a break is so important. Healthy Lifestyle Design is a proud member of Alberta Podcast Network: Locally owned. Community supported. Connect with us: Email us at pamella@shaw.ca Visit us on FB at https://www.facebook.com/PamellaHeikel/ Instagram at: www.instagram.com/pamellaheikel and www.instagram.com/janeteva We would love to hear from you! With love, always Janet & Pamella

We All Need Some Fibre

Fibre...love it, need it, yet we don't get enough of it. We got turned on by this topic from Mayim Bialik's podcast episode with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz (https://open.spotify.com/episode/6SrlbuBuBY9ntZswFw2Nmb?si=pWwgBD2NTvuWo8c4qOEzxw) and the article her wrote for Blue Zone: https://www.bluezones.com/2020/09/is-your-gut-starving-for-fiber-fiber-myths-busted-by-the-gut-health-md/ Healthy Lifestyle Design is a proud member of Alberta Podcast Network: Locally owned. Community supported. Connect with us: Email us at ph@pamellaheikel.com Visit us on FB at https://www.facebook.com/PamellaHeikel/ Instagram at: www.instagram.com/pamellaheikel and www.instagram.com/janeteva We would love to hear from you! With love, always Janet & Pamella

JP GOT COVID

Well...Janet got COVID...so here is how she experienced it. Healthy Lifestyle Design is a proud member of Alberta Podcast Network: Locally owned. Community supported. Connect with us: Email us at ph@pamellaheikel.com Visit us on FB at https://www.facebook.com/PamellaHeikel/ Instagram at: www.instagram.com/pamellaheikel and www.instagram.com/janeteva We would love to hear from you! With love, always Janet & Pamella

Adrenal Fatigue?

Is adrenal fatigue real? What are your adrenals? Why does cortisol have to do with it? Tips to achieve homeostasis. Check out

MEAT the Future

It's happening: "Imagine a world where real meat is produced sustainably without the need to breed, raise and slaughter animals. This is no longer science fiction, it’s now within reach." The documentary is released on April 5th. We chat about our initial thoughts. Watch the doc here: https://meatthefuture.com/watch/

After Care

As we age who is taking care of us? What does that care look like? How does it affect family and community? And when should we start planning? This is a complex conversation that we have and will likely continue to have.

Emotional Triggers

13 strategies to navigate emotional triggers. We had some AHA moments!

Let there be light

January was dark. It was and has been a hazy shade of Winter this year. We talk about how we have approached and coped with the lack of sunlight and expert tips that you can try.

To be or not to be sober

Alcohol...it's a tricky companion wrapped up in a complicated relationship. We talk about our own relationship with alcohol and how we personally manage it in our own lives.

COVID for Christmas

Pamella got COVID for Christmas. The episode discussion is about her experience; transparent and informative.

Another Good Enough Holiday

Well, it's another good enough holiday season during a pandemic. What's different from last year? How are you celebrating? How do you navigate family and friends that may not see eye-to-eye, and what is good enough for you right now?

Massage and Health

The benefits of massage is a lot more than you think. There are many different types of massage and how human touch is vital for our well being.

Fit at Every Age

Fit at every age...it's never too late to get moving. The physical deterioration long attributed to aging is actually linked to inactivity, according to the latest research. Doctors are prescribing exercise. We are Never too old to get moving. Oh and hey, check out Joan MacDonald on IG at: https://www.instagram.com/trainwithjoan/

Food Isn't Medicine

Let's get to it...you need to follow Dr. Joshua Wolrich. You can find him here: https://www.instagram.com/drjoshuawolrich/ He is all about fighting weight stigma and nutribullocks. He's a delight and filled with so much knowledge. We talk about him and his book...sorry no guests on this show.

The Bloat

Bloating doesn't occur only by the foods we eat. There are a whole host of other factors that are much more important and are part of overall health and wellbeing. We talk about the impacts of stress on the body and the importance of sleep, movement, mindfulness, and water. Also, check out on IG @lottiedrynan - she's the best when it comes to understanding and living with bloat.

Nature Cure

Nature is the answer for mood elevation and hypertension. ONLY 2 hours a week can have significant impact on your health. We talk about how.

Stuck in Social Media

Social media platforms has left us feeling depressed, frustrated and isolated. We want to leave, but we feel stuck. There is a reason for this and ways to become unstuck.

Exhale

Anxiety is the response of the body under threat. A new way to look at anxiety and our the relationship between our body and mind.

Functional Neurological Disease (FND)

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a medical condition in which there is a problem with the functioning of the nervous system and how the brain and body sends and/or receives signals, rather than a structural disease process such as multiple sclerosis or stroke. FND can encompass a wide variety of neurological symptoms, such as limb weakness or seizures.

A World on Fire Part 2

A pandemic. Extreme heat. Flooding. Fires. The world is on fire. How are you coping?

Breaking down the past year

What have we really been going through the past year and half? Really? Have you had a moment to write down, think, summarize what we have been navigating as a global community and as an individual? Well, let's do just that.

A world on fire

The world appears to be on fire. How are you coping? How are you managing? We talk about how this heat infiltrates all areas of our lifestyle.

Vaccination Lottery

Yup. You read that right. Our Provincial Government is hosting a lottery for those who have received double vaccination for COVID-19. You can win $1 million dollars this summer. Enter here: https://vaccinelottery.alberta.ca/vl

Tiny and Mighty Seeds

Tiny and mighty seeds that are pack with complete protein and omega's: hemp, sesame, chia, pumpkin and flax seeds.

Languishing

Languishing - a term used by mental health practitioners to describe the way in which a lot of us are feeling during this pandemic. It's the middle child, situated between flourishing and depression. Having the right words to express shared experience can be a powerful tool for connection. Check out the article by Adam Grant that we refer to: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/19/well/mind/covid-mental-health-languishing.html

Pamella got Vaxxed

Well, we are now two people with each one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination. Listen to my experience with Astrazeneca. It was a good one!

Let's Get Vaccinated

Let's chat about the current vaccines available AND Janet's experience with her first dose.

Retirement

It has been a little over 2 months since Janet has retired. Want to know how she's doing? Tune in!

Panic vs. Anxiety: A True Story

What is the difference between panic and anxiety. We talk about a recent occurrence in our family.

COVID-19 and Mammograms

How some people respond to COVID-19 vaccinations can affect your mammogram. Be sure to listen along and connect with your Health Care Team.

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