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A weekly resource that interviews world experts and forward thinkers to empower you to live a life less stressed.

A weekly resource that interviews world experts and forward thinkers to empower you to live a life less stressed.




A weekly resource that interviews world experts and forward thinkers to empower you to live a life less stressed.






SUMMER SERIES | Nir Eyal: How To Feel Less Distracted

Welcome to another episode of Unstress Summer Series. Well, today we are going to explore two themes, actually, one about being hooked on devices and programmes and our modern world, and the other is how to become “indistractable.” Do you have trouble focusing or working without distraction? Well if so, this week’s episode is for you. I spoke with Nir Eyal. Nir writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. He is the best-selling author of...


SUMMER SERIES | Dr Ron Ehrlich: The Elephant in the Room

Hello and welcome to another Unstress Summer Series. In today’s episode, I am talking about "the elephant in the room". The confusing and often contradictory public health messages. How these are crafted and why. The science in medicine and who or what informs that. Is that always evidence-based? And the positive opportunities out of this pandemic. As I honestly believe we could emerge from this pandemic reflecting on our entire approach to health care and emerge a healthier society,...


SUMMER SERIES | Jocelyn Brewer: Digital Nutrition, Technology Addiction & Screenagers

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. Well, today we’re going to explore Digital Nutrition, digital superfoods, and how to deal with the digital world we find ourselves in. My guest today is Jocelyn Brewer. Jocelyn is a registered psychologist who is changing the way we think about how we use digital technology. Her philosophy of “digital nutrition” aims to optimise your wellbeing and improve your digital literacy online and advocates tips for better cyber-psychological...


SUMMER SERIES | Dr Howard Hindin: GASP, An Airway Centric Approach and a Physiological Approach to Oral Health

Welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. This week, Dr Howard Hindin joins me to talk about "GASP" or airway health as a hidden path to wellness, the yin and yang of heart rate variability, and his 4 pillars of health. A graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Howard Hindin is trained in all aspects of general dentistry, with an early emphasis on surgery and endodontia. Since the 1990s, his practice has also focused on cosmetic dentistry, temporomandibular joint...


SUMMER SERIES | Dr Michael Gonzalez: Improving Your Immune Function

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. Today, we are going to explore immune function with Dr Michael Gonzalez. Michael is a professor at the Nutritional Program School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico. In our talk, we discuss ways to optimize immune function best, the influence of vitamin C on cancer treatment, and explore the long-term complexities involved in undertaking diets ranging from low carb, veganism, and carnivorism.


SUMMER SERIES | Helena Norberg-Hodge: Globalisation and Local Futures

Hello and welcome back to another episode of the Unstress Summer Series. Today, I want to turn our focus on regenerative agriculture. In line with this, I'd like to look back and share my conversation from September last year with Helena Norberg-Hodge. Have you heard the expression “Think globally, act locally”? Today, we are going to explore both terms: Globalisation and Localisation. My guest today is author and filmmaker, Helena Norberg-Hodge, a pioneer of the local economy movement. She...

SUMMER SERIES | Belinda Fettke: Veganism, Public Health Messages and the Influence of Sanitarium

Hello and welcome back to another episode of the Unstress Summer Series. This time, I want to turn the focus to where our public health messages are coming from. For this, I’d like to share my conversation from earlier this year with Belinda Fettke. Belinda Fettke is theBelinda is the wife of Gary Fettke, an Orthopaedic Surgeon practising in Launceston, Tasmania, who has come under scrutiny for his research into the influence of Seventh Day Adventism and Cereal companies impact on creating...


SUMMER SERIES | Dr Richard Cheng: Protected Population Immunity and Vitamin C

Hello and welcome to the Unstress Summer Series. For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing with you some of my favourite episodes from the archives. And for our first episode of our summer series, it feels appropriate to share my conversation from earlier this year with Dr Richard Cheng. A practising physician, public health educator and public speaker whose work integrates conventional medicine with anti-ageing medicine, orthomolecular medicine and functional medicine. Dr Richard offers...


Dr Ron Ehrlich – Unstress: The Year in Review (2021)

Well, 2021. What a year. Now, one of the things that I have always prided myself on in the years that we've just had is that we've always promoted the idea of improving immune function, defining and redefining what holistic means, and so much more.. This is the last episode of the year, and we've covered some amazing territories, I've had many fabulous guests.. let us go back and see what a year it has been.


Prof Ian Brighthope: Is Immune Function Still Important?

Today, we are going to be exploring the pandemic and immune function, and we are going to be talking to one of the legends in Australian health care, Professor Ian Brighthope. Now, Ian is the founder of and the past president of ACNEM - Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. As you will hear in the episode, Ian has a very definite view about why this has been handled, he reminds us of the importance of immune function and shares with us some very important advice...


HEALTHY BITE | Trust the Science??

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. This week's episode was with Gill McEwen who has extensive in history experience in both the pharmaceutical and vitamin supplement industry. Starting as a sales rep at 21 years of age for the pharmaceutical industry, then going on to be involved in education within that industry before moving to Group Director Of Education at Blackmores. It was interesting to hear Gill’s experience as a sales rep in her early years with big Pharma. The overwhelming message...


Gill McEwen: Blackmores, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer & More

This week on the podcast we are going to gain a little bit of an insight, particularly into two industries. One is the pharmaceutical industry and the other is the vitamin industry. They have a lot of similarities and differences. My guest today is Gill McEwen. Gill has been the Global Director of Education at the Blackmores Institute. Gill has extensive commercial and education experience in building high-performance teams -- the pharmaceutical, accounting, and governance arenas. She has a...


HEALTHY BITE | Regenerative Agriculture: An Issue We All Need to Engage With

Hello, and welcome to another Healthy Bite. In this week's episode, we welcomed back Dr Christo Miliotis. If you're interested in climate change, your own health, and that of your family and friends, in ensuring that we have quality nutrient-dense foods for generations to come, then you should be engaged as well with this issue of regenerative agriculture and soil. We touched on so many topics, it raises so many issues, and it brings us back to why I think we should all be involved in this...


Dr Christo Miliotis: Make the Problem the SOILution

Today on Unstress, I spoke to Dr Christo Miliotis. If you're a regular listener to this podcast, we did a programme before about his book, Diet for a Cool Planet. Christo is a doctor and scientist who has devoted his life and work to biodynamics. Christo is always at the cutting edge of how to incorporate agriculture, climate, building, the built environment. He has a holistic view of the world and the problems and the solutions, and that's how he has coined the phrase for the name of this...


HEALTHY BITE | At What Point in Medical Education Did Your Practitioners Curiosity Kick In

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. In this episode, I want to discuss certainty and curiosity. It is something we all love in this life. As health practitioners, when others are putting their lives and health in your hands, we are drawn to that certainty because we're still human. We want to be certain about what we're telling our patients is right or not. So there's natural scepticism there, but it's the curiosity which hopefully drives progress, and I think it's an exciting part of health...


Dr Sarah Myhill: Why We Get Sick and How to Stay Well

Are you constantly suffering from indigestion, heartburn, bloating, feeling full, and lots of other digestive problems? If so, you may have a fermenting gut, and this episode is for you. In this episode, I spoke to Dr Sarah Myhill. She is a British doctor running her own specialist M.E. clinic in Knighton, Wales, UK. Her website is an extensive resource of articles and information based on her treatment of patients, it runs to 920 web pages and has had over six million individual visits. In...


HEALTHY BITE | Public Health Messages… Immune Function Still Matters

Mental health is a huge and growing problem, but it's an opportunity for us to reflect, and I'll leave you with the thought of going and listening to this week's podcast episode featuring Dr Sanjeev Sharma. Also, I think one of the things about this pandemic is that it has been a great opportunity to reflect on life and a wonderful opportunity for us to see just how our public health system works. Join me in this Healthy Bite as we discuss some important highlights of my conversation with...


Dr Sanjeev Sharma: A Philosophy for Life

This week on the podcast we're going to discuss mental health. I know we're going through a pandemic, and mental health is a major problem even before the pandemic came along, and has certainly thrown some challenges to us from a mental health perspective. My guest today is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Sanjeev Sharma. He has an interest in General Adult Psychiatry. He specialises in Psychotic illnesses, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Addictive Disorders, and Transcultural...


HEALTHY BITE | Time to Take Control of Your Own Health

This week on the podcast, we released a very informative episode with Dr Peter Brukner. Peter covered some important health issues surrounding diabetes. He is world-renowned and he has his own personal experience, which he shares in this week's podcast and the initiative, Defeat Diabetes. Join me in this Healthy Bite as we talk about taking control of your own health. Your health is just too important to leave to anybody else. You have to take control of it yourself.


Dr Peter Brukner: Defeat Diabetes

Welcome to Unstress with Dr Ron Ehrlich. Well, today, we’re going to explore diabetes. We are going back to basics, see why it is such a problem, how big a problem it is, how we’ve gone with science and medicine up to this point in time, and where we can go from here. My guest today is Dr Peter Brukner. He’s the founder of Defeat Diabetes and also not-for-profit SugarByHalf. Pete has been a guest on the podcast before. He’s a world-renowned Sports Medicine Clinician and Researcher, formerly...