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Well Now is an integrative health series that gets real about the difference between basic health and fully empowered, personal wellness. By creating a dialogue between traditional doctors, alternative therapists and real people telling their real stories, we want to give you access to a holistic understanding of healing and what it means to be well. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness http://www.saje.com/

Well Now is an integrative health series that gets real about the difference between basic health and fully empowered, personal wellness. By creating a dialogue between traditional doctors, alternative therapists and real people telling their real stories, we want to give you access to a holistic understanding of healing and what it means to be well. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness http://www.saje.com/

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Canada

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Well Now is an integrative health series that gets real about the difference between basic health and fully empowered, personal wellness. By creating a dialogue between traditional doctors, alternative therapists and real people telling their real stories, we want to give you access to a holistic understanding of healing and what it means to be well. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness http://www.saje.com/

Language:

English


Episodes

A Walk in the Park

10/7/2019
Sometimes your own thought patterns can keep you from moving forward with intention. When that happens, getting outside and putting one foot in front of the other might help you move forward. Hear Well Now host, Meghann as she goes on a walk with Daniel Maté to help move beyond some limiting thoughts. Explored in this episode Moving through the state of feeling “stuck” The benefits of nature on our physical and emotional well-being Growing into a healthy mindfulness mindset The power of the...

Duration:00:25:00

Sleep Like a Baby

9/23/2019
Advice to new parents: “Sleep now because you’ll never sleep again”. But does that need to be true? Hear from three mothers on their experience helping little ones—and themselves—sleep. Hear from a new mother on how the first year of parenthood has affected her sleep, a woman who navigated many life pressures during the early years of raising her children (including launching her sleepwear brand, Lunya), and a psychologist whose passion for helping people sleep started during her own...

Duration:00:32:39

Rock Yourself to Sleep

9/16/2019
Sleep can be hard to come by, especially during life transitions. Whether you’re a rock star or a college freshman, changing your perspective can help you get the rest you need. Hear from a celebrated punk rocker, Bif Naked, and her thoughts on getting sleep both on tour and after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, and college wellness expert, Kris Mereigh on how a lack of sleep can impact your success on many levels. Explored in this episode Prioritizing rest during life transitions,...

Duration:00:27:50

Pain of Olympic Proportions

9/9/2019
How do Olympic athletes continue competing, even after injuries that would keep most of us on the couch? And how can they truly heal their bodies? The answer may be the opposite of what you think. Hear from former Olympic Snowboarder and Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor about what she's learned about how to deal with pain in the body, as well as Dr. Kenneth Craig, a celebrated pain researcher on pain threshold, pain tolerance, and how athletes are able to push through pain to get to the...

Duration:00:25:21

A Gut Feeling

9/2/2019
Pain in our gut isn’t something we like to talk about, but ignoring what our body is telling us won’t make the pain go away. Hear from Saje's own Chief of Brand and Innovation, Kiara LeBlanc about her journey with ulcerative colitis, and from functional medicine expert, Dr. Ashley Riskin. Explored in this episode: What ulcerative colitis feels like The definition of functional medicine How a functional medicine approach differs from an allopathic (Western) medicine approach The importance of...

Duration:00:27:30

An Ocean of Pain

8/26/2019
Crossing an ocean is life-changing and full of painful experiences, but what you find on the other shore might be even more challenging to overcome. Hear from wellness entrepreneur, Tori Holmes about her journey across the ocean and through her pain, and from Dr. Josh Axe on how we can use our diet to address pain in the body. Explored in this episode: What it takes to be the youngest female to row across the Atlantic ocean Navigating through different healing modalities with a breast cancer...

Duration:00:31:14

Ancient Knowledge, Modern Healing

8/19/2019
Plant medicine has been around for millennia, but most of us don’t know what’s growing in our own backyard. Hear from renowned herbalist, Rosemary Gladstar on how we can all start using plants as medicine, and psychology professor, Dr. Kenneth Craig on the psychology of pain in the body. Both share their expertise and their passion for learning how to take care of ourselves and others. Explored in this episode Medicinal plants that can support more sleep and less pain The history of...

Duration:00:33:01

Season 3 of Well Now - Coming Soon

7/10/2019
This is Well Now, a podcast about integrative health and what it means to be well, powered by Saje Natural Wellness. We're in the midst of creating some new episodes, with another full lineup of inspiring guests sharing their expertise and their personal wellness journeys. Between now and then, and when we’re not in studio, we’ll be reading some books and listening to some other podcasts. Here’s what we’ve got on our list: On Being is a podcast with Krista Tippett that never fails to give me...

Duration:00:04:02

How do you look? (Beauty)

1/16/2019
Lauren lost her left eye and hand in a tragic accident, but she didn’t lose herself. Hear her story of loss, recovery and realizing the true meaning of beauty. In this bonus episode with fashion blogger and bestselling author Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, we hear her journey from a promising career in New York’s fashion industry to recovering from a disfiguring accident and discovering more about herself in the process. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:27

Who Do You Think You Are? (Sense of Self)

10/31/2018
Do you know who you are, or just who others think you are? How getting to know yourself better can make you more resilient to all of life’s challenges. Meet a Zen Buddhist scholar who turned to meditation when his sense of self was threatened by disease, a yogi whose practice has brought her deeper into a connection with herself, and a man with cystic fibrosis who says illness doesn’t need to define who you are. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:37:41

Down to Earth (Nature)

10/17/2018
Nature: are you getting any? How the plant world can help heal those hard-to-reach, emotional places. Meet a US military veteran who healed his PTSD with nature therapy, an environmental expert on how being outside can have profound benefits on our health and wellness, and an author on rethinking our relationship with the wild. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:35

When to Let It Go (Stress)

10/3/2018
Are you holding on to past stress? How the effects of stress and trauma on the mind and body may be more than meets the eye. Meet an artist who broke her back and supported her healing with sound, a doctor who studies how stress affects the next generation, and an expert in forest bathing who describes the healing benefits of being surrounded by nature. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:49

A Life Well Lived (Purpose)

9/19/2018
What are you here to do? How finding out why you are here is the best gift you can give yourself -- and the world. Meet a psychologist whose journey through addiction led him to help others in need, a man who is healing his community through urban farming, and a woman who’s learned a few things about living with purpose from a beehive. Click here for show notes. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:03

How You Eat Is Who You Are (Food)

9/5/2018
What has your food done for you lately? Why your relationship with food and your gut matters to your health in ways we’re just beginning to understand. Meet a life coach who reveals her ‘secret’ eating disorder, and author whose panic attacks helped him overcome obesity, a scientist who researches how rewiring your gut can change your brain, and a dietitian who’s on a mission to make healthy eating an integrated part of your life. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness...

Duration:00:42:48

Trust Your Instincts (Doctors)

8/22/2018
Have you put your doctor on a pedestal? Why your health could depend on recognizing that doctors are people, too. We hear from a cancer doctor who learned the power of empathy after her own cancer diagnosis, a patient advocate, and a couple whose daughter’s near-fatal illness was “missed” by several experts. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:54

Season Two Preview

8/15/2018
For season two, we asked ourselves: how can we move beyond illness, and closer to wellness? To answer this, we went back to the basics of what ‘integrative health’ really means. In the next six episodes, we unpack the idea that your overall health has a lot to do with the health of certain key relationships in your life. For example, how well do you get along with your doctor? What’s your attitude towards the food you eat? How do you feel about the environment where you spend most of your...

Duration:00:00:30

What to Expect (Childbirth)

4/17/2018
How Fiona, Saje Wellness Educator and Well Now Producer, chose to navigate her care options within a system that treats pregnancy, birth and parenthood as a medical concern first, and a life event second. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:00

Are you on The Pill? (Antibiotics)

4/3/2018
What's worse than UTIs? The negative side effects of antibiotics that aren't treating the root cause of the infection. Hear how one woman changed her approach to her health after learning about the role our hormones play, and the perspective of a sex health nurse. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:26

It Takes a Village (Cancer)

3/20/2018
What has to come together to support true, lasting recovery from a cancer diagnosis? One woman shares what she has learned through conventional and alternative approaches. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:25

What Are You Tired Of? (Chronic Fatigue)

3/6/2018
How psychological is chronic fatigue and why are women more likely to be diagnosed with it? An MD and a patient weigh in on what it feels like, and who is getting treatment for it. For show notes, click here. Powered by Saje Natural Wellness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:51