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I am a Nurse Anesthetist, an advanced practice nurse that specializes in Anesthesia. This podcast will discuss health and wellness from the broad to the specific. My aim is to educate while offering a unique perspective on many topics from healthcare to hobbies.

I am a Nurse Anesthetist, an advanced practice nurse that specializes in Anesthesia. This podcast will discuss health and wellness from the broad to the specific. My aim is to educate while offering a unique perspective on many topics from healthcare to hobbies.

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United States

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I am a Nurse Anesthetist, an advanced practice nurse that specializes in Anesthesia. This podcast will discuss health and wellness from the broad to the specific. My aim is to educate while offering a unique perspective on many topics from healthcare to hobbies.

Language:

English


Episodes

Veteran Police Officer and Wellness Instructor Discusses our Culture of Poor Self Care

3/26/2021
Matthew speaks with Erik Milosevich. He is a recently retired 25-year veteran of the Santa Monica Police Department. Before that, he was a sniper in a recon unit in the US Army. He is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a Krav Maga instructor. During his tenure as a police officer, he became aware of the need for engaging in self care if he was to be an effective officer and a normally functioning individual. This led him down a path of training in yoga, breath work, meditation, and...

Duration:01:10:27

Nutritional Innovator and Wellness Writer, Udo Erasmus

3/12/2021
Matthew has an informative and enjoyable discussion with nutritional innovator and wellness writer, Udo Erasmus. His products, Udo's Choice and Udo's Oils, are carried widely at wellness centers, health food stores, and Whole Foods. He speaks all over the world including at Tony Robbins and Deepok Chopra events on subjects like nutrition, health, and peace. Udo tells his fascinating story of how he came to become a researcher, writer, and product developer in the wellness industry. The...

Duration:01:14:59

Psychological First Aid: A Discussion with a Behavioral Emergency Response Team RN

2/19/2021
In this episode, Matthew speaks with Dustin Dean. He is a Psychiatric Registered Nurse and a B.E.R.T. Nurse in Minnesota. That stands for Behavioral Emergency Response Team. He is also a life coach and a behavioral consultant for a non-profit. We discuss the effects of COVID-19 on our healthcare provider population, what does a B.E.R.T. nurse do, what kind of de-escalation techniques are generally used, and more mental health topics that are relevant to our current societal issues. Dustin's...

Duration:00:59:31

The COVID-19 Vaccine: A Detailed Discussion with an Infectious Disease Physician

2/5/2021
In this episode, Dr Mohammed Al-Ibrahim revisits to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. He is an executive and Principal Investigator in a Phase 1, 2, and 3 human research facility where he and his organization participated in and performed the vaccine clinical trials. This makes him a valuable guest to discuss many questions regarding the vaccine mechanism of action, efficacy, side-effects, distribution, and much more. I hope you learn much from this episode as Matthew did. Check back often for...

Duration:00:54:57

Understanding Meditation and Why it's Relevant in Today's World

1/22/2021
In this episode, Matthew has a discussion with Jason Kniola. He is a licensed therapist that works with individuals suffering from substance use disorder. He works at the Parkdale Center which is a treatment center that caters mainly to healthcare providers. Jason integrates meditation in to his therapy and in to his own life. Matthew and Jason discuss what meditation is and how it can be integrated in to one's life, why it is an important practice in today's stressful environment, and...

Duration:01:06:00

A Toxicologist Discusses Wellness in a Toxic World

1/1/2021
Matthew speaks with Dr Joe Nieusma. He is a toxicologist that runs a company called Superior Toxicology and Wellness where he has many offerings to promote health and wellness in a toxic environment. The discussion spans many interesting topics such as pharmacology, food, and immunity. He offers a program called HOPE (Health Optimization Prescription Evaluation) where he will analyze a client's prescription list and give information on redundancy and interaction. This is an interesting and...

Duration:00:54:17

COVID-19 and Cell-Mediated Immunity: A physician discusses an alternative perspective on preventing spread.

12/18/2020
In todays episode, Matthew speaks with Board Certified ER Physician, Dr Jeff Gusky. He has put his 36 year medical career on hold to work on an initiative to change the population's perspective on how COVID-19 is spread. His research and statistics are showing that if one takes steps to improve personal immunity, then mass spread can be prevented. This is cell mediated immunity which he will define and discuss at length in the episode. Dr Gusky then gives strategies to prevent infection on...

Duration:01:08:39

Making Friends with the KKK: An African American Musician's Mission to Change Minds-Part 2

12/1/2020
Part 2 of 2: In today’s episode, Matthew speaks with Daryl Davis. He is a musician and activist that works to end racism one person at a time. His tactics are unique but effective. Daryl is an African American man that befriends members of the KKK and white supremacy groups to diplomatically show them the err of their ways. Many of these individuals leave their respective organizations after spending time with Daryl and engaging in a dialogue about their ideologies. This is a fascinating...

Duration:00:51:42

Making Friends with the KKK: An African American Musician's Mission to Change Minds-Part 1

11/30/2020
Part 1 of 2: In today’s episode, Matthew speaks with Daryl Davis. He is a musician and activist that works to end racism one person at a time. His tactics are unique but effective. Daryl is an African American man that befriends members of the KKK and white supremacy groups to diplomatically show them the err of their ways. Many of these individuals leave their respective organizations after spending time with Daryl and engaging in a dialogue about their ideologies. This is a fascinating...

Duration:01:01:40

A Hypnotherapist Entrepreneur Discusses Business, Communication, and Current Affairs

11/18/2020
Today, Matthew has a conversation with Jason Linett. He is a Hypnotherapist and Entrepreneur who has a successful practice and training facility in Virginia. He has traveled all over the world speaking and educating on the subject of hypnosis and business. He is the author of Work Smart Business where he wrote about business including marketing, communication, and leadership. In this episode, Matthew and Jason take a deep dive in to what it takes to be successful in business and in life...

Duration:01:05:57

A Lifestyle and Fitness Coach Weighs in on Health and Wellness

11/5/2020
Matthew speaks with Luke DePron, a performance, lifestyle, and fitness coach out of San Diego, CA. He has a business where he coaches men on living a better life through practices in fitness, nutrition, health, and wellness. Luke also hosts The Live Great Lifestyle Podcast where he has discussions with experts in many fields regarding health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Luke's Website: lukedepron.com Luke's Podcast: The Live Great Lifestyle Podcast Check back often for more...

Duration:01:09:14

A Device that Assists with Breathwork and Meditation: A Conversation with the Inventor

10/24/2020
Matthew speaks with Todd Steinberg. He is the CEO of Komuso Design and the co-inventor of a device called the Switch. It is a device that assists with breathing exercises and meditation. It is essentially a metal straw that is stainless steel and designed to be attractive enough to wear as a piece of jewelry. One uses it to facilitate proper breathing exercises and to slow breathing down with switches one from the sympathetic (stressed) to the parasympathetic (calm) state. To use it, one...

Duration:01:11:53

Effects of Stress on Education, Career, and Life

10/9/2020
Matthew speaks with Jon Lowrance. He is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, an educator, a speaker on the lecture circuit, and the producer and host of The Anesthesia Guidebook Podcast, formerly From the Head of the Bed Podcast. He has been doing the show for over 8 years and recently changed the format and platform to put more focus on anesthesia-related topics. Matthew and Jon have a conversation about the effects of stress and anxiety on job performance, especially if that job...

Duration:01:05:45

Wellness Break: Hypnosis Explained

10/1/2020
In today's Wellness Break, Matthew discusses hypnosis. As a Hypnotherapist, Matthew has seen many examples of the misconceptions regarding what hypnosis is, how it works, and how it affects people. He discusses all of theses issues and how hypnosis can be used as a tool to help a person create outcomes that they wish to create for themselves. For more information on hypnosis, check episode 11 where Matthew speaks to a hypnotherapist about all of the above topics. There will also be future...

Duration:00:07:51

COVID-19 Lessons Learned: A Follow-Up Discussion with the Infectious Disease Physician

9/22/2020
In this episode, Matthew has a follow-up discussion with Dr Mohammed Al-Ibrahim. He is an Infectious Disease Physician that is a Senior Primary Investigator at a phase II and III human research facility in Baltimore, MD. His site is currently one of the facilities working on a COVID-19 vaccine. They last spoke on episode 5 on April 7 to discuss what we knew about COVID-19 up to that point. Their follow-up discussion covers lessons learned on the coronavirus in the past 5 months. Check back...

Duration:01:03:03

An Expert Discusses Sleep, Insomnia, and COVID-19

9/7/2020
In this episode, Matthew speaks with Dr. Donn Posner. He is the founder and president of Sleepwell Consultants, a clinical psychologist, and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. As an expert on sleep, sleep physiology, and insomnia, Dr Posner discusses the differences between healthy sleep, acute and chronic insomnia, and strategies to improve both. He is a specialist in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, a...

Duration:01:07:38

Self-Care Through the Eyes of a Professional Pilot

8/7/2020
Matthew has a discussion with Captain Michael Donahue. He is a former NASA pilot and a former Captain for a private commercial jet airline. He is currently a flight instructor. They discuss the concept of self care from the standpoint of how aviation teaches its pilots from the hobbyist to the professional to be self aware and take care of themselves to ensure the highest level of safety. In this challenging and stressful time, there is much to be learned from this level of training for...

Duration:01:00:28

Wellness Break: Breathing

8/6/2020
For today's Wellness Break, Matthew discusses the topic of breathing and breathing exercises. He discusses an introduction of the new book, Breath by James Nester, the benefits of breathing properly, and a breathing exercise for stress management. This will be the first of a series of Wellness Breaks on the topic of breathing for health and wellness. Check back often for more episodes pertaining to health and wellness and issues concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send your questions...

Duration:00:11:32

Talking About Life with a Life Coach

7/29/2020
In this episode, Matthew has a discussion with Timothy Thomas. He is a Life Coach out of Seattle, WA. Tim will discuss exactly what a Life Coach is, how he was trained, and how he helps people make decisions regarding their future trajectories. They will also delve in to the current societal difficulties and how his profession is relevant to the situation. For more information on Tim and his practice, his website is: timothythomas.com Check back often for more episodes pertaining to...

Duration:01:05:23

Introduction to A Wellness Break

7/19/2020
This is something new that will be added to the repertoire of this podcast. In between episodes with interviews, Matthew will be uploading some short, digestible episodes covering subjects of health, wellness, and current issues relevant to the theme of the show. It is called Wellness Break because one could listen during a break, during a short car ride, a walk, etc. Hopefully it will be a short but informative time to improve your heath and wellness. Check back often for more episodes...

Duration:00:02:27