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Hi Rae, that was a great unpackaging of Ema's ongoing journey. It seems to take a minute for people to notice that under connectedness (?!) between mind and body. We are tasked to be so 'in our brains' these days. I had read a post by Marc Arginteanu, (a neurosurgeon), about syncing the 3 parts of our brain. I'm finding it helpful for myself. Appreciate your sharing these stories. Though a guy, I work in medical field and all this is helpful--thank you Rae!

Here is a link to that podcast.

https://brain2mind.substack.com/p/how-to-get-your-three-brains-in-sync#details

His site is From Brain To Mind.

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I feel like since reading "Ultra Processed People" I'm seeing through these stories to the root cause. The FDA has allowed food production companies to dump thousands of novel chemicals into our food over the past decade, and it's really taking a toll. Almost all foods sold these days are designed to be addictive, which means our bodies will crave things that won't provide the nutrients we need. It's thrown so many microbiomes into chaos. Our guts can only self-regulate if they aren't being artificially high-jacked, and it's getting harder and harder to eat food that's not going to high-jack our systems. I wish we could force some labeling requirements so people were at least more aware of this problem.

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Another enthralling read, thank you both. So many similarities with my own journey too! I have a special interest in our belief system and the part that plays in our health & wellness - or lack thereof. I embarked on a bodywork journey too, alongside researching the crap out of my own condition (entirely on my own). The changes I made and practices I implemented became my way of life from last year onwards (before that happened, I described healing as a 24/7 job). Breathwork has been one chunk, including relearning nostril breathing. Cyclical living also and rebalancing my hormones (self-taught). I didn’t feel any fear in taking full responsibility for my own health because the options were so bleak & I received crystal clear confirmation no one was going to help me. I find it very empowering and I’d love for more of us to embrace being our own advocate and learning to trust our body. It knows the way, has all the answers. I love your vision for the healing hub! I trained to do bodywork because I knew early on in my journey that I needed to help others the way I was being helped. I now run life-changing retreat days from the holiday home (static caravan) I live in and have helped many others heal themselves. Training to teach yoga and be a bodywork therapist are the 2 best things I’ve ever done in my life🧘🏼‍♀️💜

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How are you

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