Yearly Archives: 2016


EMB #272: Kathrine Switzer Marathon Woman

Kathrine Switzer has long been one of running’s most iconic figures. But when she was inducted into the U.S.A. National Women’s Hall of Fame last year, it was not just for breaking barriers being the first female to finish the Boston Marathon, or last woman to win the NYC Marathon, but also for creating positive […]


5 liquids for optimal health

I thought it might be fun to do a show about 5 liquids for optimal health. I quickly list what and why which include: Kombucha Green smoothie fruit smoothie water tea carrot juice (bonus!) This Show is brought to you by Puradyme, a company that is truly interested in improving your health! Thanks you so much […]


Importance of Giving

I’ve decided that I’d like to do something this year for those in need. I’ve wanted to do this for awhile now but never took the initiative. It seems like more than ever local families are in need. I also understand food banks could use our help more than ever. I know there are so […]


EMB #269: Faye Stenning Pro Spartan Racer

Faye Stenning is a professional Spartan racer. She finished 2nd in 2016 US Championship Series and 3rd at 2016 Spartan World Championships. Faye Stenning OCR talks about grueling workouts, her no excuse attitude and tips and motivation as well to help you get to and through your own workouts! Show Notes: Past athletic history, training […]


WORST Time to Start a Program

In this show I talk about why January is the WORST time to start any type of health and wellness program. Research shows only 8% of people get past January when starting a program in the new year. Which is a great reason to start NOW! Then we have financial issues with all the Christmas […]

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results from the inside out

EMB #268: Results from the inside out

Health Coach, Wellness Author, and Motivational Speaker Michael Tamez, experienced a 15-year health transformation. On his incredible adventure, Michael lost 105 pounds, lowered his blood pressure, and reversed sleep apnea and advanced gum disease. This was all accomplished naturally, without drugs or surgery. Michael’s journey was intensified when he lost 5 family members in the […]


Thanksgiving Nutrition Tips

With Thanksgiving coming up I thought I’d offer some Thanksgiving Holiday Nutrition Tips which can be used during any holiday season. This is a difficult time of year for many with so many temptations right in our face, which lasts all day for some. Then the next day with treats, desserts and leftovers. It’s important […]


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EMB #267: Crush Stress Solution

I thought I’d try a different format on the show this week. We have so much great content and so many incredible guests I thought we’d reach back and pull out a couple fantastic interviews on Stress to help you understand how to reduce stress in different ways. I brought back Dr. Ciaramicoli author of The […]


digestive health

EMB #265: Digestive Health with Kristin Brown

On this edition of Exploring Mind and Body Kristin Brown is going to talk about the importance of understanding digestive health. As a registered dietician she says the good majority of her clients deal with digestion issues in some way. On today’s show we’ll focus on how 70% of our immune system residents in our […]


EMB #263: Releasing Emotions for Weight Loss

On this edition of Exploring Mind and Body Samantha Skelly is going to talk about releasing emotions for weight loss which includes why the diet industry is corrupted and getting worse, why the world is fat and frustrated, why diets make you fatter, how disconnection is keeping us depressed, and what you need to give […]


EMB #260: Intelligent Eating with Malcolm Saunders

Malcolm Saunders mission is to deeply connect people to their food. He has worked in the field of food and nutrition for 20 years and is the owner & creative visionary of The Light Cellar. Malcolm is a public speaker and intuitive chef who specializes in sharing the alchemy of superfoods and superherbs. Through his […]


Top 5 Nutrition Myths

There are so many nutrition myths out there, so much misconception, so many ‘perceived truths’, which I why I decided to put down my top 5 nutrition myths. There is information coming from every angle, but is it valid, is because ‘we’ve always done it that way’, or maybe there’s even truth to it. Regardless, […]


EMB #259: Drew Taddia on Stress and Detoxing

On this show I’m joined by Adam and Shoshana Chaim from the Plant Trainers podcast who actually interview me on this edition of Exploring Mind and Body Drew’s passion for baseball led him to research about nutrition and workouts to help him stay on the field longer and move up the ranks from College to the […]


EMB #258: Running with John Stanton

A three-kilometre fun run with his sons in 1981 was the catalyst for the then-out-of-shape, overweight John Stanton to realize he had to change his lifestyle. A food industry executive who smoked two packs of cigarettes a day, he began running secretly before dawn because he felt self-conscious about having his neighbours see “this chubby […]


EMB #257: Benefits of Yoga

I have been loving teaching yoga in Vegreville for about 6 years. I find the reason that I love to do yoga myself is that I always feel better for it! And it is for this reason that I love to teach yoga – because it is so gratifying to be able to help other […]


EMB #256: Running for a Purpose

Listen to Dorothy as she talks about the importance of running with a purpose. After her friend and running partner passed away she decided to start a campaign called Running for Rozina where Dorothy plans to raise money for the Children’s Hospital art program. More details in the show from her training program to recovery, […]


Back to School Routines

It’s important to develop routines for yourself, especially during back to school time. In this show I talk about the importance of routines, how to develop them and where to start. Understand that you’re developing routines right now, usually unhealthy, and usually based around like of time especially given the rush of back to school. […]


New Station News

I can’t thank you enough for the support I received after sending my last message regarding the new station for Exploring Mind and Body on Country 106.5 in Vegreville. Truthfully, I didn’t know if it was a good time to share, if you would be interested in hearing the news, if I send out too many […]


EMB #254: Benefits of Understanding Energy

Helen Chin Lui is a certified reflexologist, certified energy medicine practitioner, certified Usui Master Reiki practitioner and teacher. Her specialties include natural hormonal balancing, relief from chronic digestive issues, and chronic pain relief. She lives and works in Medfield, Massachussets and is the founder of the Healing Place, a holistic healing center that specializes in […]


Stay on Track While Visiting Family

Stay on Track While Visiting Family and friends is a challenge most of us have faced at one time or another, and for some it’s a constant struggle. Because there is so many challenges when visiting family and friends when you’re trying to make lifestyle changes for your health, I thought I’d put together 5 […]


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EMB #252: Skin Health with Katrina Chaytor

We are lucky to have Katrina Chaytor today as she talks about the importance of taking care of our skin in this day and age. Especially if we are approaching the mature age of 30 and above. She works as a Medical Aesthetics Assistant for Dr. Jackson at the Silverfern Aesthetic and Vein Clinic and […]


Fitness with Tony, Jason and Andy

I thought it might be fun to put some of our best fitness interviews together in one show to give you an idea of what each interview entails. We have fitness guru and P90X sensation Tony Horton. Actor and fitness professional Andy McDermott and Jason Scott Johnson who’s done just about anything you can think […]


EMB #250: On the Verge with Cara Bradley

Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine! Cara distills everything she’s learned in the years since about human potential and what it means to thrive. Then, she gives readers the tools they need to intentionally experience the their natural state of clarity and vitality in their everyday lives, the same flow that allowed her to achieve her […]


why you should burn your scale

Why You Should Burn Your Scale

I’ve talked in the past about how the Scale is the Least Accurate Measure of Success. We’ve mentioned how muscle mass weighs more than fat and even how a scale can diminish progress you’ve been working toward for weeks, months or longer. On this show I welcomed Dorothy Keith on to talk about her weight, […]


EMB #249: Finish the Race Attitude

Martin Parnell is author of the book, MARATHON QUEST and speaks on having a “Finish the Race Attitude – Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Your Full Potential”. Martin has written for, or been covered by CNN, BBC, CBC, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Runners World, Men’s Journal, Canadian Business, and Maclean’s. […]