Dr. Alissa Wolfe, a chronic pain specialist, shared some important insights into the ways our brain and central nervous system are impacted by chronic pain. She also shared practical tips on ways you can utilize neuroscience to alleviate your suffering and offers a FREE self-assessment to help. CLICK HERE to catch the podcast, or on the photo to watch on YouTube
Fallon Jordan is a Functional Medicine Coach and Coach to the Coaches at Amen Clinics. Combine this experience with her own battle with toxins, and Fallon is she is uniquely qualified to share the importance of minimizing toxic exposure, and creating a plan to reduce the impact that toxins have on your body, mind, and spirit. CLICK HERE to catch the podcast, or on the photo to watch on YouTube.
Taylor Chastain Griffin of Pet Partners joined me to explore the many ways that animals can help us improve body, mind, and spirit. With her doctorate in research psychology focusing on the human-animal bond, Taylor is passionate about bolstering pet therapy with empirical investigation. Taylor is also a dog trainer and a registered handler with Pet Partners. Taylor is based in Georgia where her family includes 9 dogs and 3 cats. CLICK HERE to catch the podcast or on the photo to watch on YouTube.
Your Brain Needs you to Dump the Sugar!
More sugar = greater likelihood of developing dementia. If that doesn’t scare you off sugar, then maybe listening to this episode of Brain Health Matters with Registered Dietician Becky Bell will do it. Not only can it spur insulin resistance, sugar addiction can destroy your gut microbiome and contribute to chronic stress. CLICK HERE to catch the podcast or on the photo to watch on YouTube.
Dr. Larry Rosen is a research psychologist, educator and counsellor who co-authored an eye-opening book entitled "The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World." Our discussion was very revealing and frankly, a little frightening. Well worth the half hour of your time! Please share far and wide, especially if you know people with kids who are glued to their devices. CLICK HERE to catch the podcast or on the photo to watch on YouTube.
Ariel Jarvis is a holistic health practitioner who generously shared her wisdom to help us improve our brains. First up: You must nurture the Four Pillars of Health to produce a healthy ecosystem for a healthier brain. That includes water, and you'll learn all about structured water. And Ariel's sleep hygiene tips will help you improve your sleep for a healthier brain. PLUS - what about Lion's Mane? CLICK HERE to catch the podcast, or on the photo to watch on YouTube.
Allison Davies helps parents and educators support childhood development, enhance brain function and reduce anxiety in children. As a person with autism herself, Allison understands the challenges of being neurodivergent, and does powerful work with music to help parents embrace and appreciate differences while working to enhance cognitive development.
RN and Educator Lois Hollis healed herself of a lifetime of pain and suffering when she learned how Shameguilt was holding her captive to her past. As Lois said: “Shameguilt has only one defect: It dissolves in Detection.” Once you understand its power and expose it to the light, you can also become healthier and happier.
On this episode of Brain Health Matters, special guest Artist, Author and Musician, Diane Annie Mathias shares ways you can capture and utilize the vibration-raising power of music and silence to become healthier and happier. With respect to silence, Annie says, “Being a part of the whole, in the silence, is a powerful place to be.” Beautiful.
And if you've ever wondered about the didgeridoo, here's the place to learn more about this ancient healing instrument!
Have you ever heard of The Resurrection Code? Once you learn what it is, you'll be incorporating it into your life as Del Hungerford has! And what if your music was based on a more healing frequency than the 440 hz. that we're most familiar with in Western music? This is important info to help you not just boost your brain, but improve your overall health.
In this powerful and heart-warming episode, you'll learn from Tami Briggs how playing a musical instrument improves the functioning of the brain while healing the soul and nurturing peace. This magical power of the harp and music extends to the end of life as well, and you will learn how you can offer this comfort to those you care about.
Music teacher and coach Emma Nottage joined Kate Kunkel on Brain Health Matters in a wide-ranging discussion about the power of music to enhance mental abilities and health while also improving brain function. You'll be amazed to learn the difference between the brains of musicians vs. non-musicians, and what dancing can do for your mind.
In this heartfelt and honest interview, Author and coach Carol Holland March shares with Host Kate Kunkel how she overcame the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. You will learn how you, too, can survive and thrive by understanding what trauma means to the physical functioning of your brain and how to tap into spirit and your own inner knowing to heal.
You'll be glad you joined us for this episode because we did some laughing! You'll love learning a simple, joyful way to get that belly laugh started, and how laughter can help you deal with the many stressors in our lives. Dave Berman, is a laughter coach and the creator of Laughnosis, a blend between laughter and hypnosis. PLUS on this show - learn how to inspire neurogenesis with a popular veggie.
You may think you have it all "under control", but what does your body think? And how about your brain? Marina Yanay-Triner joined Kate Kunkel to share why it is so important to acknowledge and work with your emotions. Experience more joy and aliveness - essential for good brain health!
Your brain is only 2% of your body weight, but consumes 20% of its energy. Where does that energy come from? HINT: It's not just food. Join Kate Kunkel as she learns from Sue Lyndes of Wellness Clusters the many ways we can improve energy for a healthier heart and a better brain.
Movement specialist and Holistic Health Coach Holly Wade joined Kate Kunkel for our first episode in the Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain series. Holly shared the power of dance to overcome chronic disease AND to improve heart and brain health.
Tracing the Connection between Alzheimer's and animal protein. This is a VERY IMPORTANT video, and a special segment in addition to our interview January 26 with creator of The Clean Machine Geoff Palmer. In this special segment of Brain Health Matters, he shares some shocking information about the formation of the plaques and tangles that cause Alzheimer's disease, and how a common nutrient disrupts the negative cognitive effects.
Did you know that one of the proteins ingested from animal products actually causes cancer?
Geoff Palmer is one of the most knowledgeable guests that has ever appeared on Brain Health Matters, and shares more information about nutrition in 30 minutes than many people absorb in their lifetime. Do. Not. Miss. This. Show.
In this fun interview, vegan weight-loss coach Claudia Kaldenbach shared her proven technique to losing weight during menopause with her signature, ALIVE program that takes the best of the vegan and whole foods plant-based lifestyles. You'll learn the dangers of sugar and processed foods not just for weight, but for your health. Be sure to claim Claudia's gift, the 7 Step Guide to Create a Healthy, Plant-based Lifestyle for Weight Loss.
Have you ever wondered what acupuncture actually does, how it works? This is an incredible introduction with concrete tips on ways to use it for your overall health AND to assist with brain health. Guest Lisa Wong is a heart-centered healer and I know you'll want to claim the gift that she is giving to viewers of this video: a FREE 45-minutes Online Chronic Pain Masterclass that comes with a complimentary 45-minute Breakthrough Session.
Join Kate Kunkel of Brain Health Matters as she interviews Kim Murphy, plant-based health coach. In this great discussion, Kim and Kate discuss how western medicine has failed to share the importance of a healthy diet for dementia prevention, and the many delicious ways you can look after your own health and brain.
Brain Health Matters started in 2021, and there are some amazing interviews to catch up on, including hypnotherapy for better sleep, an art therapist who helps us improve our brain, and nutritionists who share gluten free living tips. Be sure to check them out!