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EMB #535: Compassion, Kindness and Understanding

I want to talk about kindness, I just think it’s a topic that could be talked about a bit more often and could be more addressed. A lot of people are stressed out and have challenges dealing with emotions. And that’s what’s most important to practice: caring, empathy, love, kindness. But that’s also the hardest […]


EMB #531: The Importance of Managing Stress Levels

When it comes to reducing stress, there’s no system in our body like all of our organs do. One of my favorite things about the body and how it’s designed is how our bodies have a giant defense mechanism. So when you’re doing weights, let’s say you’re doing curls, for example, your body puts a […]


EMB #471: Reduce Stress For The Holidays

Create Healthy Habits   More people than we know create unhealthy habits at this time of year. So why not flip the script and start creating healthy habits. It’ll make starting out in the New Year that much easier!   Create healthy habits like some of the exercises on this list to reduce your holiday […]


EMB #302: Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Joanna Brown talks about her own Panic Attacks and Anxiety in this up close and interview with Drew Taddia on Exploring Mind and Body. Because of her own struggles Joanna is now  a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner, a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, and a Raw Food Chef. She is passionate about empowering […]


EMB #295: Making Changes that Last!

Join Drew Taddia this week as he interviews Jennifer Gendron on Making Changes that Last! Jennifer has owned and operated Lifestyles Health & Fitness studio for the past 8 years.  She has worked in the fitness industry since 2004 where she began her career in a gym setting as a personal trainer and group fitness […]

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EMB #294: Reduce Anxiety with Tim JP Collins

Tim JP Collins helps people overcome Anxiety & Stress to consider what is possible in their lives.  Tim’s approach isn’t just about coping, it’s about moving past Anxiety and fear to live the life you were destined for. Tim is the creator & host of “The Anxiety Podcast“​ and is quickly becoming one of the […]


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 […]


5 core principles of wellness

EMB #246: 5 Core Principles of Wellness

5 Core Principles of Wellness with Dr. Nicola brown is all about how to naturally improve your health through these core principles that include: Nutrition, Fitness, Supplementation, Hydration and Stress Relief. Dr. Nicola Brown MeD RN, PhD is a dynamic mother and fabulous grandmother, leading her tribe as RN, Transformational Educational Speaker and Coach, Professor, […]


Stress and Depression Around Losing Weight

In this short yet sweet show, Drew tackles the root of all-too-common problems: stress, depression, and weight gain. The root is in the mind; what happens inside the mind is reflected physically on the body. Therefore, when we begin to think negatively about ourselves, we create a magnet for more negative thoughts, and those negative […]


5/5 – Reduce the Risk of a Heart Attack

I want to talk about how to reduce the risk of a heart attack because the subject has been on my mind. I feel like this is a subject we push under the rug instead of address. The truth is heart attacks don’t happen when they happen, they happen years before anything physical appears. And […]

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Eating Healthy is Stressful

Eating healthy is stressful

With out a doubt, eating healthy is stressful. Now I know what you’re thinking, most people would tell you eating unhealthy is stressful on your mind and body. I wouldn’t disagree with that, but I also very well understand that eating healthy is stressful as well. We have friends, family, co-workers and more that make […]


Avoiding Holiday Health Pitfalls

The biggest issue with avoiding holiday health pitfalls is realizing the holidays are here and not falling into the ‘vacation mode’ mind set. This is easier said than done. We don’t realize how much the holidays are upon us. We don’t realize that we’re a number of weeks away from (let’s use Christmas as an […]


EMB #215: Creating a Positive Environment

Creating a Positive Environment was something that was clear to me the minute I met Jenn Santana. I walked into her studio and with her upbeat energy and enthusiasm, we welcomed me with open arms. Not only that but as her clients began coming into her studio she introduced me right there on the spot! […]


adrenal fatigue and stress

EMB #211: Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

I had an absolute blast during my presentation at Health Street, and always appreciate being welcomed to their events. In this particular presentation the topic was Adrenal Fatigue. This show in part was much of what I covered in which I wanted share with you. Unfortunately, we’re stressed out as a society. There are so […]


Internalizing – Stress, Injuries and Weight Gain

Personally, I believe we can look at increased stress rates, weight gain and even injuries to how we internalize issues in our lives (Internalizing – Stress, Injuries and Weight Gain). The issue is, something stressful comes up in our life, we may have been wronged, disrespected, hurt or embarrassed. The initial action isn’t the issue, […]


EMB #193: Reduce stress with breathing

Reduce stress with breathing and nutrition with my guest Dr. Cynthia Ackrill. Dr. Ackrill earned her B.S. at Duke University and M.D. At the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and practiced primary care medicine for over a decade. She then spent another 10 years studying brain mapping, neurofeedback, and biofeedback for a variety of mood and behavior challenges, including […]


Q & A: Exercise Hydration Nutrition Stress

In this short Q and A sessions Troy interviews my on a few different topics which include Exercise, Hydration, Nutrition and Stress. Exercise: Make a plan Find a professional Find a way to continue your inspiration and motivation at this time Hydration: Most of us walk around dehydrated Drink water throughout the day You should […]


EMB #170: Christmas Pretox to Avoid Stress

Christmas Pretox to avoid stress is all about preventing stress from building up and avoiding all the toxins we put in our body during the Christmas season. I love Christmas, I really do. I love everything about Christmas besides all the electronics and expectations about gifts but I love the: Advent calendars you get to […]


EMB #168: Detox reduce stress to sleep better

As you’ll notice, everything comes back to stress and I’m going to explain how increased stress gives our body less of a chance to have a restful sleep. That’s right it’s all connected which is why we need to detox reduce stress to sleep better. At the end you’ll see how it’s all connected through […]


EMB #122: Stress Relief for Women

Stress relief for women is the perfect subject for our guest today on Exploring Mind and Body.  Lorna Vanderhaeghe who has specialized in women’s health with books, products and lectures for over 30 years talks all about stress relief for women today. Topics Covered What is stress in women? How to accomplish stress relief for […]