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Hi, my name is Kimberly Heifner, I am family nurse practitioner (FNP). Overcoming my own personal physical & mental struggles has led me here, to this podcast, to you. I have in-depth conversations with health & wellness experts from all over the world. Topics include preventative health, longevity, nutrition, self-help, lifestyle, sleep, mindset, mental health, meditation, motivation, & much more! If I believe their message will impact, improve, or heal your life, and help you live happier, healthier, longer lives, I want to share their message with you!

Hi, my name is Kimberly Heifner, I am family nurse practitioner (FNP). Overcoming my own personal physical & mental struggles has led me here, to this podcast, to you. I have in-depth conversations with health & wellness experts from all over the world. Topics include preventative health, longevity, nutrition, self-help, lifestyle, sleep, mindset, mental health, meditation, motivation, & much more! If I believe their message will impact, improve, or heal your life, and help you live happier, healthier, longer lives, I want to share their message with you!

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Hi, my name is Kimberly Heifner, I am family nurse practitioner (FNP). Overcoming my own personal physical & mental struggles has led me here, to this podcast, to you. I have in-depth conversations with health & wellness experts from all over the world. Topics include preventative health, longevity, nutrition, self-help, lifestyle, sleep, mindset, mental health, meditation, motivation, & much more! If I believe their message will impact, improve, or heal your life, and help you live happier, healthier, longer lives, I want to share their message with you!

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 47: We Don't Have to Grow Weak and Die with Age, Dr. Kris Verburgh of Novoslabs.

6/2/2022
Does evolution favor aging or longevity? Is aging a product of natural selection? Dr. Kris Verburgh is a medical doctor who specializes in aging and longevity, he is a co-founder of the neutraceutical company, Novoslabs, and a partner of the million dollar longevity fund that invests in new technologies to address aging! He wrote his first science book at the age of 16, and by age 28, he had written four, including The Longevity Code. At the University of Brussels, he researches and teaches...

Duration:01:53:16

Ep. 46: Brain Wash and How To Get Unstuck In Life with Dr. Austin Perlmutter.

5/24/2022
Dr. Austin Perlmutter with his dad, Dr. David Perlmutter, wrote the book, Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind For Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships, and Lasting Happiness, and he joined me on this episode to discuss the book & more! Dr. Austin Perlmutter is an author, educator, and a board-certified internal medicine physician who received his medical degree from the University of Miami and completed medical residency at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. He specializes...

Duration:01:21:55

Ep. 45: It’s Not All in Your Head with Dr. Efrat LaMandre.

4/30/2022
This is the title of the new book by Dr. Elfrat LaMandre that will be published in the upcoming months! She is an Integrative and Family Nurse Practitioner with her PhD who has a large practice in Staten Island New York! She has developed TheKnewMethod that aims to empower patients to know their symptoms are not just in their head and there is a “better way” get to the root cause of why they just don’t feel well! In this interview, we discuss more about: Enjoy!✨👩‍⚕️ Click here to watch...

Duration:01:13:15

Ep. 44: Anxiety, Depression, and Identifying our Core Beliefs with Barbara Heffernan.

4/16/2022
Many of us spend a lot of our lives telling ourselves a story that isn't necessarily true, but that story stems from our core beliefs we hold about ourselves. Barbara Heffernan is a Psychotherapist and the Founder of the Awaken Joy, and she joins me on the podcast to discuss how identifying our core beliefs and overcoming can help free us from anxiety & depression. Barbara has 27 years of experience with both Buddhism and meditation, and has practiced as a private psychotherapist for 17...

Duration:00:58:01

Ep. 43: Anti-Aging and Extending Human Lifespan with Novoslabs, CEO, Chris Mirabile.

4/2/2022
There has been a lot of interest in ways to prevent or reverse aging recently, and many companies have been. trying to produce supplements that help do this, but they are outdated and rarely target the actual mechanisms that are causing us to age. Novoslabs, founded by Chris Mirabile and Dr. Kris Verburgh, is the first company to produce science-based anti-aging supplements and nutraceuticals that actually target the ten known mechanisms of aging! Novoslabs consists of a scientific advisory...

Duration:00:58:53

Ep. 42: Anti-Aging Science, Cosmetic Dermatology, & Cosmeceuticals with Cosmetic Dermatologist, Dr. Leslie Baumann

3/12/2022
Dr. Leslie Baumann is an internationally renowned board-certified dermatologist, New York Times best-selling author of The Skin Type Solutions, media personality, researcher, and highly sought-after lecturer! She has authored three textbooks on Cosmetic Dermatology and Cosmeceuticals, and her latest one, Baumann's Cosmetic Dermatology, Third Edition, will be released in May, 2022! Dr. Baumann founded the University of Miami division of Cosmetic Dermatology, the first University of its kind...

Duration:01:04:46

Ep. 41: Supersized Lies with Dr. Robert J. Davis

2/11/2022
Dr. Robert J. Davis, author of Supersized Lies, joins me in this episode to share some of the research that he reveals in the book. Dr. Davis, a.k.a. The Healthy Skeptic, is an award-winning health journalist who has been featured on multiple media outlets, such as , CNN, CBS, PBS, WebMD, and in The Wall Street Journal. He has previously authored three health books, and hosts The Healthy Skeptic video series, which he dissects the science behind popular, main-stream health claims. We are...

Duration:00:44:43

Ep. 40: Mold Expert, Michael Rubino, Health Detriments of Mold

1/21/2022
Michael Rubino, known as the "Mold Medic" has made it his life's work to help others better understand what mold is, where it is, and how our health can be impacted by it without us even knowing it! He discusses mold toxicity, what symptoms we may have, how we can treat it, and get rid of it, and have a cleaner, healthier environment for ourselves and families! Excellent, informative information that can truly improve our health! Learn more about Michael Rubino here Follow Michael on...

Duration:00:30:23

Ep. 39: Burnout, Stress, and Health with Brian Ferguson, Arena Labs.

7/30/2021
In this episode, I was fortunate to interview Brian Ferguson, the founder and CEO of Arena Labs, a company pioneering the field of high performance medicine, which brings the science of world-class performance, creative mastery, and elite teams into modern medicine. They take collective wisdom and power of people with deep experiences doing hard things under pressure, then focus that in the field of medicine! Essentially, Arena labs focuses on the human element of being a front-line...

Duration:00:46:15

Ep. 38: BURN with Author and Anthropologist, Dr. Herman Pontzer.

7/2/2021
Dr. Herman Pontzer is an internationally recognized researcher in human energetics and evolution, and is one of the foremost researchers in human metabolism. In his paradigm-shifting first book, BURN: New Research Blows the Lid Off How We Really BURN CALORIES, LOSE WEIGHT, and Stay Healthy, he reveals for the first time how human metabolism really works so we can improve our health and finally lose or maintain our weight! Dr. Pontzer's groundbreaking studies with the Hadza hunter-gatherer...

Duration:01:06:56

Ep. 37: The Power of Turmeric with Expert and Chiropractor, Dr. Fabio Stefano.

6/17/2021
"Our turmeric formulation is the first and only product to provide 100% turmeric root nutrition." - Dr. Di Stefano Dr. Di Stefano is the doctor and creator behind Dr. D's supplements, and he is the founder and CEO of PROMEDX Therapeutics Inc. (pain and wellness treatment center). He is an accomplished kinesiologist, chiropractor, and certified accupuncturist who has been practicing over fifteen years with a focus on chronic pain and inflammation. He recently authored the book, The Power of...

Duration:01:00:44

Ep. 36: Meditation with Jimmy Wightman, "That Meditation Guy."

6/10/2021
"Beyond the thinking mind, there is a place of calm and silence" Jimmy Wightman, largely known on Instagram as, "That Meditation Guy," joined me on this episode to share more about his passion, transcendental meditation. The benefits of meditation are well researched and evidence has shown it can reduce stress, improve sleep, mental, and physical health, improve our relationships and sex life, and help us live longer. Jimmy suffered for years with insomnia robbing him of his joy and...

Duration:01:05:49

Ep. 35: Ayurvedic Medicine with Sarah Kucera, Ayurvedic Practitioner.

5/27/2021
#Ayurvedicpractitioner #selfcare #podcast "For every illness, there is a story." -Sarah Kucera Sarah Kucera is a licensed chiropractor, certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, registered yoga instructor and yoga therapist, entrepreneur, she is the founder of Sage, a healing arts center located in Kansas City, Missouri. At Sage, Sarah was able to combine her chiropractic background with the healing methods of herbal therapies, yoga, and Ayurvedic medicine to help improve the health and...

Duration:01:08:55

Ep. 34: Plastic Surgery: Where Science Meets Artistry with Dr. Repta Plastic Surgeon.

5/13/2021
Dr. Repta is considered the top plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, Arizona, yet his world-class plastic surgery results of the face, breasts, and body, have drawn patients to him from all over the world! Not only is he a top leader and pioneer in plastic surgery for his innovative and groundbreaking techniques, he is an author and international speaker who has traveled the world lecturing and inspiring other plastic surgeons to help advance the field of modern plastic surgery. He is well-known...

Duration:00:45:23

Ep. 33: Minimalism: Owning Less, Living More with Rebecca Crespo.

4/29/2021
"It's not what you let go, it's what you let in." - Rebecca Crespo Rebecca Crespo of Minimalism Made Simple, started her minimalism journey minimal living 5 years ago when she decided to leave the soul-sucking corporate world in New York City (NYC), and fit only her essential items into a small red carry- on, to fulfill her lifelong dream of traveling the world. She thought she would be gone for a year, but learned within that time that experiences were her vessel, and she needed to lead a...

Duration:00:36:51

Ep. 32: Relationships, Stronger Than You Think with expert, Gary Lewandowski.

4/22/2021
Gary Lewandowski has studied the science of relationships for twenty years, and his Ted Talk, Break -Ups Don't Have to Leave You Broken, has over 2 million views. In his latest book, Stronger Than You Think, he narrowed down ten of the most common blindspots that threaten relationships today, and how to see past them. He shares the research on how expectations, trying to change your partner, and not being selfish enough, all threaten your relationship. He dispels the myths that "men are from...

Duration:01:06:54

Ep. 31: Spontaneous Healing with Dr. Jeffrey Rediger, Author, CURED.

4/8/2021
Who Beats the Odds with an Incurable Illness? CURED, by Dr. Jeffrey Rediger, is the wake up call we all need to start living the life we were meant to live now! When it comes to incurable illnesses, who beats the odds-and why? Dr. Jeffrey Rediger has spent over fifteen years stuffed spontaneous healing, and in his book, CURED, he reveals what he learned from those who spontaneously healed, the patterns behind healing, & physical and mental principles associated with recovery. Learn more...

Duration:01:22:43

Ep. 30: Hormone Balance Through Nutrition with expert nutritionist, Natalie Ledesma.

4/1/2021
Integrative, expert nutritionist, Natalie Ladesma, discusses how to balance your hormones through nutrition, and which supplements actually make a difference! We can experience good quality of life, health, & vitality with our hormones in balance through simple lifestyle strategies, Natalie tells how! To learn more about Natalie, click HERE LISTEN/SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST HERE CONNECT WITH ME! 👩‍⚕️Website: HERE 👩‍⚕️Facebook: HERE 👩‍⚕️Instagram: HERE 👩‍⚕️Twitter:...

Duration:01:25:24

Ep. 29: Your Heart Is In Your Hands with Integrative cardiologist, Dr. Millie Lee.

3/25/2021
Dr. Millie Lee, Integrative cardiologist and author of the best selling book, "Your Heart Is In Your Hands, spent over twenty years practicing interventional cardiology before she realized the chronic nature of heart disease and there was a need for a more holistic approach. She transitioned to integrative cardiology to help her patients get to the root cause of the disease and to give them hope that heart disease can be prevented and even reversed. In this episode, she shares her expertise...

Duration:01:11:29

Ep. 28: Vitamin D, Sleep, and the Microbiome, Part 2, with Dr. Stasha Gominak

3/3/2021
Dr. Stasha Gominak is a Neurologist who left her practice to focus on improving neurological illness by improving sleep. This is the second part of the podcast, where she discusses role of vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy, reproductive and fertility problems, and in children. She discusses the RightSleep program she developed, and this simple process can improve your sleep, immunity, health, and longevity! She provides great information on getting vitamin D levels checked properly,...

Duration:01:26:41