zMasonry: 4 Columns

Episode 39: Compassion and Palliative Care with Dr. Diane Meier, MD

There is a conversation that we are not having in medicine - and that is related to our dying.  Oftentimes when this conversation does happen, it is often too late for palliative care to do some good, to relieve suffering, to improve quality of life, during the time that we have left.  And because this conversation doesn't happen, or...

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Episode 38: The Biology of Belief with Dr. Bruce Lipton

We have Dr. Bruce Lipton on the show today!  He wrote The Biology of Belief, and he is here to talk about how our consciousness creates our life experiences.   Ultimately, we manifest our beliefs.  Our lives and our own health may be a manifestation of our belief system. Dr. Lipton is a stem cell biologist and is an internationally recognized...

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Episode 37: Chronic Inflammation with Dr. Monica Aggarwal, MD

When the body becomes imbalanced, it becomes irritated and inflamed. I believe most of us live our lives in the chronic inflammatory state. Stresses have many external sources - it could be the people in your life, your job, lack of sleep, lack of activity, the death of a loved one, chronic illness or injury, pollution, or even what...

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Episode 36: The Empath with Samantha Fey

Empaths are highly sensitive individuals who have the ability to understand the experiences and feelings of others. It can be like a super power, though without boundaries, it can also feel like a draining curse. These are some signs that indicate that you could be an empath: Have you ever noticed that you’re deeply tuned into...

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Episode 35: Celtic Spirituality: The Soul’s Friend

We live in a society where we focus on the external or only that which we can see. But what if we're more than that? To be whole, our complexity requires acknowledgement. If we strive for balance in our lives, we need to consider not only the exterior but also the interior, the visible and the invisible, the known...

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Episode 34: The Gift of Love

We have Monica Martinez, MPA, on the show today, to talk about her family's experiences with foster care and adoption. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Community Services, Santa Cruz County’s largest health and human services nonprofit, where she provides vision for large-scale change at the local level. Being a parent is not easy, and...

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Episode 33: Cocooning with Oriana Gliessman

On today's episode, my friend Oriana Gliessman talks to us about her life, as she has been separated from her husband for over a year, and they have decided to end their marriage. In this thoughtful, insightful, and honest conversation, she uses the caterpillar metaphor of cocooning to describe her life right now: focusing her energy on...

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Episode 32: Improving Your Fertility, Naturally

Infertility is fairly common in the United States, as it impacts about 15% of couples. Fertility is also known to steadily decline with age. Infertility can affect one or both partners- about a third of the time, infertility can be traced to the woman, a third of the cases can be traced to the man, and in...

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