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22 Sep 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |“I am” is a very powerful statement. It’s the statement of identity and it’s so much more than a story. I used to say I hate running, until I actually did it. I'm not gonna say it's always easy. On some days, it really sucks because the runs are difficult. But the body can do a lot more than we think. I talk more about that, the courage to try something new, and change as a process of trial and error in today’s episode with national board certified clinical health and wellness coach, Emily Marquis.
15 Sep 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |When we get used to putting others first, we forget that we also need care. Our bodies are important too. And as our brain changes as we lose estrogen during menopause we go through this period of maybe not recognizing ourselves or feeling like an alien has beamed down and taking control. But as I always say, you can make menopause the best time of your life when you understand how you can create a life you love. Tune in today as I’m joined with nutrition and behavioral change expert, Jennifer Helene, to find out how to nourish your body and get the mental clarity you need.
18 Aug 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Cancer is difficult to diagnose. We talk about self-breast exam, and how it’s a part of our monthly health care, but one thing that we don't notice necessarily is what's happening in our bellies. It can be because you may not have pain, and you may just think that there’s a slight bulge on the top of your belly. As women, sometimes we get to a point where we just numb out the pain that we experience in our bodies (example: menstrual pain). But what if we start to pay attention to our body and what we eat? Because what if the way we’ve been eating actually promotes disease like cancer? I talk more about that in today’s episode with registered dietician and low carb advocate, Martha Tettenborn. Tune in to this podcast to find strength, wisdom and more love for your body and life than ever before!
14 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Food plays a big role in our well-being. For instance, France is very connected to nature in some sense. People there enjoy their meals for an hour or two and it’s perfectly normal for them as it gives them an opportunity to connect with their loved ones while taking the time to eat their food. Meanwhile in America, it’s common to stuff food down our stomachs while being in a hurry to get other things done. It’s connected to this cycle of transaction, outcome, and result that comes from an overabundance of masculine energy. And it’s not supposed to be all that bad. I talk more about that and embracing the feminine energy (the slowing down and being in the moment) in today’s podcast with mentor to tens of thousands of women business owners, Fabienne Fredrickson. Tune in and stay to the end to find out how to get out of your own way in anything!
6 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Healthy food creates health! A lot of the benefits of eating better has to do with pleasure and community. And the biggest question that I have is, "How can I help people understand regional cuisines and get them off medicine?" If you ever wondered what a CSA is or how to get more local produce into your diet, catch me today with president of a local not for profit farm called Glynwood and leading educator in the small farm movement here in New York, Kathleen Finlay.
30 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |I want to be honest with you: I always thought that exercise was punishment. And I don't think I'm alone (I still fight with myself to get my workouts done). When it comes to weight loss in menopause, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer and it's really important to tap into how you feel. If menopause has felt like the apocalypse of your life, make sure to stay to the end to get stress management tips from today's guest, author and fitness coach, Amanda Thebe.
9 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Have you been putting off saving for retirement because you don’t believe you can save enough? I can tell you right now that it’s possible to retire with millions of dollars if you just follow the right steps. In today’s podcast episode, we ask financial coach, hotel owner, podcast host and independent life insurance producer with the Legacy Builder Group, Acquania Escarne to give us some tips.
2 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Food is not just food. Ayurveda teaches this principle: no one part of us operates independently from one another. And Ayurvedic medicine uses unique practices that are all about finding balance in your body. It focuses on dietary improvements and simple habit changes for lasting improvement. In this episode, we welcome Ayurvedic doctor and co-founder of the International Institute of Ayurveda, Victor Briere as we learn about a new perspective to health and wellness.
26 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |We all go through tough times. But some struggles feel heavier than others and they can shake you to your core. Physical pains are tough, and so are the mental wounds associated with them. If, like me, you've been through hard times, then you're probably familiar with feelings of hopelessness... And the feeling of resisting something new.
19 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Headaches are one of the top reasons why people visit the doctor. But what if your headache is caused by what you're eating? And what if what you're eating is endorsed by one of the biggest 'healthcare' organizations out there? And what if they're wrong?
28 Apr 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Regardless of age, it's not too late to unlock the best version of yourself! You are still capable of reaching success on both a professional and personal level. It doesn’t happen overnight nor by coincidence. Fear is the major reason so many people stay stuck. Thankfully, you can work your way out of it and move forward with grace and ease through aligning body, mind, and spirit. We talk about this in today’s episode with Lucy Seligman. Lucy explains the number one thing that keeps people stuck and the ways to help them get unstuck and become the best version of themselves. We also talk about dealing with chronic pain and how hypnotherapy can help. I also go through a hypnosis with Lucy to help address my frozen shoulder (you definitely have to see that one!) and more. Watch this episode today and gain amazing insights because you deserve to feel good about yourself!
17 Mar 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | We all want to grow and flourish, but more often than not, life happens and before we know it, we are living inside of setbacks. These setbacks to achieving our goals sometimes occur due to unmet needs and a traumatic past. That wounding can have a significant impact on us, and when those wounds go unaddressed, we may feel like life just wants to bring us down and even unsafe in our bodies. However, there is a solution, and it is not too late to live your best life yet! In today’s podcast episode, I welcome back Deirdre Fay. We talk about what becoming safely embodied means. She explains how we can start listening to ourselves, understanding shame, and how we can feel alive all the time, especially for those who are going through therapy. We also discuss the seven foundational attachment needs and their importance, including some practical tips to help when we’re triggered. Check out this episode today!
3 Mar 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Many menopausal women may feel like no one understands them, and they have to tread this phase of life alone, confused, and always in want of feeling better. The physical symptoms can be quite debilitating, and the emotional turmoil within doesn’t help either. But, it doesn’t have to be that way, not ever, because you deserve better. You deserve to be in a community, to feel good, and to reclaim the opportunity that this new phase offers. In this week’s podcast episode, I talk to one of our MENO-Mates, Tammy LeMesurier. Tammy shares what made her join The Menopause Movement and how being in a community helped her. She also talks about the intangible improvements in her life upon entering the program, encouraging other women to invest in themselves, for they deserve better. Tune in to this episode today.
1 Dec 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Midlife is a time of change in our lives. Change can be uncomfortable and when that happens, we may focus only on our discomfort. This can lead us to forget about how midlife is also exciting and fun as it means more freedom. No one enters midlife prepared, unlike adolescence where you at least know what to expect. The silence around this topic doesn’t help either. Nevertheless, midlife, with all its uncertainties, is surely not the time to isolate. Support is available, and you are not alone.
17 Nov 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | When COVID took the world by storm, the global economy took a turn for the worse, leaving many people suffering heavy financial losses as businesses and corporations cut back on expenses. Unemployment rates went up and a lot of people were left feeling broken and hopeless. However, when you find yourself grasping at straws, don’t despair. Through the MENO system, you can get yourself back on your feet and live a better life.
3 Nov 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Menopause can be a tough and mysterious battle for women who are already expecting it to happen. It is an entirely different story for those who go through induced menopause or early menopause. However, you can have some relief when you join in a community of like-minded women.
20 Oct 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Do you always find yourself second-guessing your worth as a human being? Do you ever feel as if you are undeserving of love and attention? Sometimes, when all we see are dark clouds in the sky, all we need to do is reach out and seek help from the ones who love us. Through the MENO system, you can make peace with the negative voices inside your head and embrace a life full of joy and positivity by leaving behind the MENO-Muck that can accompany menopause.
13 Oct 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | People who work in the construction industry know that it takes a process to complete a project. However, it is amusing, and sometimes disappointing to see how such a cutthroat industry can afford to cut corners, leaving clients badly regretful. And with most of the year spent indoors, it has never been more crucial for people to have a space that gives them more than just a sense of security.
29 Sep 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Do you still remember your mom’s ancient typewriter that your dad used to fix whenever the keys get stuck? What about your brother’s collection of David Bowie mixtapes that he was so eager to hide from you when you were younger? As our loved ones pass on to the next life, we inherit a mountain of stuff that holds a lot of memories. For some of us, we tend to hold on to these treasures as mementos. For others, letting them go is the best way to cope and move on. But, when the time comes, are you confident enough to say you are ready to handle these matters?
4 Aug 2020
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Do you sometimes feel as if your relationship feels way too suffocating? Ever had those moments where you start to doubt your own sanity? Well, there’s no need for you to keep it to yourself anymore because you are not alone. And we are here to help you out. Today, we’ll help you step out of your shell and into a MENO-mate life full of joy and happiness.
Dr. Michelle Gordon
Surgeon, TV Host, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur and more blogging about health, living life to the fullest, adventure travel, mindset and more.
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​Michelle E. Gordon, D.O., FACOS, FACS
Board Certified General Surgeon | Founder, The Menopause Movement.

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