Show #122: Summer Series…women and stress


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A little bit about the show…

It’s the second episode in our Summer Series where I am playing a couple of my favourites from the podcast so far and grabbing extracts that were full of ahas and really resonated with people. The theme this week is women and stress. It’s not to say that men don’t experience stress (and if you’re a man reading this please go back to show #91 and show #102 with Dr Ralph Esposito both focused on men’s health), but a lot of women out there have taken on wonderful careers and yet we still do about three times the work on the home front. I string together two big chunks of highlights on this topic with Dr Libby Weaver, a nutritional biochemist and Dr Carrie Jones, a naturopathic physician. These discussions will strengthen the case for women to pay attention to stress in our lives.


A little bit about the guests…


Dr Libby Weaver

Dr Libby Weaver (PhD) is one of Australasia’s leading nutritional biochemists, an author, a speaker and founder of the plant-based supplement range, Bio Blends. Armed with an abundance of knowledge, scientific research and a true desire to help people regain their energy and vitality, Dr Libby empowers and inspires people to take charge of their health and happiness through her books, live events and nutritional support range. Having sold over 350,000 books across New Zealand and Australia, she is an eleven-times bestselling author and published internationally including in UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Russia and Italy.

What I love most about Dr Libby is her passion transference capability – it’s one thing to be extremely knowledgeable, it’s a gift to be able to then share that knowledge passionately and inspire action in others. 

If you’d like to listen to the entire podcast episode with Dr Libby Weaver, click here: Dr Libby Weaver on beauty and women’s health.

Find out more about Dr Libby here:

You can get a copy of Dr Libby’s book “Rushing woman’s syndrome” HERE

You can follow Dr Libby on Instagram @DrLibby or Facebook

Watch her 2014 Ted Talk “The pace of modern life versus our cavewoman biochemistry”


Dr Carrie Jones

Dr Carrie Jones makes the trickiest of hormone challenges (male or female) feel like a fun puzzle to get to the bottom of – and I’m serious. Imagine turning the talk of hormone woes on its head and making it instead an interesting fun thing to figure out – it was this attitude of Carrie’s from following her instagram feed and the generous sharing she does there, that said: I have to have her on the show and shake up the hormone conversation, that’s always such a Debbie downer!

Carrie is a Naturopathic Physician with a Master’s in Public Health having over 12 years in the field of functional and integrative medicine. As Adjunct Faculty for the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), she has taught courses in both Gynaecology and Advanced Endocrinology. She has been the Medical Director for two large integrative clinics in Portland, Oregon and is currently the Medical Director for Precision Analytical, Inc, creators of the most cutting edge hormone test on the market, the DUTCH Test.

If you’d like to listen to the entire podcast episode with Dr Carrie Jones, click here: Dr Carrie Jones on going Dutch on your hormones. 

You can find out more about Dr Carrie Jones and the Dutch test HERE.

Follow Dr Carrie Jones on Instagram. She shares incredibly generously there across all hormone and women’s issues.




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