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Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders

By Wiggy and Emily Saunders

It's hard to sort through ALL the information out there on wellness, faith, parenting and current events. We're here to dive deeper and talk it out with you along with our special guests. Dr. Wiggy is an integrative medicine medical doctor and Emily is an entrepreneur and healthy living advocate for women and families.
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Gratitude In The Age of Entitlement
Gratitude In The Age of Entitlement
Join Wiggy and Emily for an off the cuff conversation about gratitude. It seems to be a lost value in our culture and we dive into why and how to restore it in our families and communities. Happy Thanksgiving from Healthy Discourse!
21:49
November 22, 2022
IV Therapies: What They Are and What They Help Treat with Dr. Wiggy and Emily
IV Therapies: What They Are and What They Help Treat with Dr. Wiggy and Emily
Dr. Wiggy is back on the show today to talk about IV Therapies.  Most people are only familiar with IV medications, but not therapeutics including vitamins and minerals.  We share a quick life update and then dive into the types of IV therapies and their indications before finishing the show discussing the state of medicine, how it's changing and the resurgence of private practice as a result of patient demand.  
30:53
November 15, 2022
For Such A Time As This with Myra Bumgardner
For Such A Time As This with Myra Bumgardner
Myra Bumgardner, community servant and co-founder of The Conservative Women of Forsyth County, joins the show to discuss engaging our communities, being a bridge, serving others and more. Myra shares lots of wisdom about citizenship, community and even voting.
28:53
November 08, 2022
Kids CAN Cook Healthy with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship
Kids CAN Cook Healthy with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship
Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship and Kids Cook Real Food joins the show today to talk about the importance and value of teaching kids to cook.  What seems to be a lost skill in our DoorDash happy world, is so important for building confidence and teaching responsibility.  Katie talks about the connection between cooking and household management and critical thinking too.  This practical episode is a must-listen for parents, teachers and grandparents. Get Katie's free Knife Skills class and learn about all she offers here: https://kidscookrealfood.com/healthydiscourse
34:15
November 01, 2022
The Ins and Outs of Fasting with Dr. Joseph Antoun
The Ins and Outs of Fasting with Dr. Joseph Antoun
We've all heard about fasting and know some of the benefits for weight loss, but there is so much more!  Today's guest, Dr. Joseph Antoun MD, is an expert in fasting for longevity.  We talk about the short term and long term benefits of fasting, the types of fasting, and a concept called fasting mimicking, Dr. Antoun's specialty.  Be sure to listen in for some incredible science and expertise from Dr. Antoun.  
27:29
October 25, 2022
Hair Loss: Questions Answered with Dr. Wiggy
Hair Loss: Questions Answered with Dr. Wiggy
Hair loss is incredibly common but not normal. It's also emotionally challenging and sometimes embarrassing. In today's episode we dive into the root causes and potential treatments for hair loss. You do have options!
23:60
October 18, 2022
The Courage To Run with Alvin Robinson
The Courage To Run with Alvin Robinson
Alvin Robinson is currently running as a write-in candidate in NC District 26 against Senator Phil Berger.  Today he shares the story of why he decided to run and the issues that are important to him as well as how he was fired in 2021 after 20 years of public service.  At Healthy Discourse, we love to share stories of courage and this is one of those stories.  Alvin is driven by his strong faith and we know you'll be encouraged by his journey. 
20:26
October 11, 2022
How To Have Hard Conversations
How To Have Hard Conversations
Dr. Wiggy and Emily have a conversation about, well, hard conversations. When conflict arises, most people either shut down or become outwardly angry. There is a better way! Today we dive into the best heart posture to help facilitate difficult conversations, especially when they include old hurts and deep rooted challenges.
23:44
October 04, 2022
Myth Busters: Poop, Miralax and Anxiety with Pediatrician Dr. Nicole Craven
Myth Busters: Poop, Miralax and Anxiety with Pediatrician Dr. Nicole Craven
We are grateful to have Dr. Craven back on the show to discuss some common myths and misunderstandings that parents believe. Is it normal for kids to not poop for days? Is Miralax the best medication for constipation? Is anxiety in the head? Let's dive in! Mentioned in this episode: Bristol Stool Scale and Mag Go Kids: https://raisethemwell.com/products/mag-go-kid-safe-magnesium-drink-unflavored
31:34
September 27, 2022
The New Booster with Dr. Wiggy
The New Booster with Dr. Wiggy
By now you've likely heard of the "new booster". Dr. Wiggy and Emily discuss the bivalent booster, the research behind it, the proposed reasoning, potential concerns, and what this means for mandates, specifically on college campuses. We also discuss the new Brazilian study.
31:05
September 20, 2022
Religious Freedom: A Legal Perspective with Adam Draper, JD
Religious Freedom: A Legal Perspective with Adam Draper, JD
Adam Draper joins the show to share about his work with Pacific Justice Institute and the cases they are currently handling. We also discuss a recent proposal from the Department of Education that has HUGE implications on Title IX and the definition of "sexuality". Yes, even private schools need to pay close attention.
35:43
September 13, 2022
It's Time To Engage: A Call To Action with Emily
It's Time To Engage: A Call To Action with Emily
For decades many have desired to raise their families and be left alone, mostly trusting institutions to be mostly good. The past several years have amplified the fact that we must get uncomfortable and be willing to be "canceled" to become warriors for the next generation. Emily shares her thoughts about why this matters so much with a goal of inspiring others to engage in the public sphere.
26:33
September 06, 2022
What Is Restorative Justice and How Is It Affecting Schools? with Sarah Absher
What Is Restorative Justice and How Is It Affecting Schools? with Sarah Absher
Have you heard of new Code of Conduct regulations in schools?  How about the new buzzword "restorative justice"?  Sarah Absher, Forsyth County NC School Board candidate and expert researcher, joins the show today to share her research about what restorative justice is, how it's affecting school safety, and the long term implications of implementing this theoretical approach to discipline on our students. 
31:37
August 30, 2022
Why I left "Big" Medicine with Staci Kay, NP
Why I left "Big" Medicine with Staci Kay, NP
Staci Kay revisits the show today to discuss her personal story of working as a nurse and nurse practitioner in a large hospital ICU setting over the first 1.5 years of COVID.  Staci shares her story about what was really happening on the "inside", how she shifted her focus, started her own practice and now helps patients through her own Telehealth clinic.  We also discuss patient demand for better care and a resurgence of independent medicine as providers and consumers look for better options.  Read Staci's viral article Here.
32:21
August 23, 2022
What You Need To Know About MTHFR with Dr. Wiggy
What You Need To Know About MTHFR with Dr. Wiggy
What in the world is MTHFR? Why does it matter and how is it treated? Dr. Wiggy dives in to these questions and also covers why knowing about MTHFR can be helpful in our health awareness and decisions for ourselves and our families.
22:12
August 16, 2022
The Call To Act with Dr. Peter McCullough
The Call To Act with Dr. Peter McCullough
In our favorite episode to date, Dr. Peter McCullough, joins Dr. Wiggy and Emily to discuss why and how he keeps fighting for truth and compassionate patient care despite being stripped from most every accolade and acclaimed position in his enviable career. Don’t miss this powerful, raw and real conversation with America’s most courageous doctor. Be sure to check out Dr. McCullough’s phenomenal book The Courage To Face COVID-19 on Amazon.
50:48
August 09, 2022
Managing Pain Without Medication with TJ McClurg PT
Managing Pain Without Medication with TJ McClurg PT
As we age we can begin to consider pain, especially from exercise, as a part of life. This does not have to be the case! TJ McClurg, PT joins the show to talk about a more natural approach and modalities to help with pain management and recovery, especially with athletes and those who are active.
31:13
August 02, 2022
COVID BA.5 Be Afraid? With Dr. Wiggy
COVID BA.5 Be Afraid? With Dr. Wiggy
The BA.5 variant is all over the news. Is it a big deal? Who is at risk? How is it treated? We also discuss Monkeypox and the WHO's recent declaration of a global health emergency.
34:02
July 26, 2022
The Current State of Medicine with Dr. Reni Moon
The Current State of Medicine with Dr. Reni Moon
Dr. Reni Moon, a  pediatrician for over 20 years, joins Emily to discuss the current state of medicine.  As the daughter of immigrants who escaped communism, Reni offers a unique perspective as we discuss the themes of controlled narratives toward the public as well as in medical education and institutions.  We also discuss the past two years' negative mental health impact on our nation's children. Healthy discourse is imperative for a nation to thrive.  Are we at a critical juncture?  Reni's perspective and experiences offer great insight into where we are and where we might be headed. 
37:24
July 19, 2022
Starving The Fairytale with Emily Copeland
Starving The Fairytale with Emily Copeland
Women are fed messages around self-care and self-love at every turn.  While self-care IS important, it's definition is too.  It easily becomes a slippery slope for women to fall into a cycle of self-discovery, self-love, self-acceptance, self-reliance and ultimately self as God. Emily Copeland has just released a book, Starving The Fairytale, that dives deep into these themes and how they are causing destruction, even for Christian women.  The messages of "own your truth", "follow your heart", "do more of what makes you happy", and "be true to yourself" might sound good on the surface, but ultimately, lead us away from God.  Emily offers a refreshing and deep perspective on this spiral and how women can instead lean in on the Source of our worth in Jesus. 
39:54
July 12, 2022
Babies and Young Children: What Does The Data Show? with Jessica Funk
Babies and Young Children: What Does The Data Show? with Jessica Funk
Jessica Funk, DDS, concerned mom, and expert and sharing data in layman's terms, joins the show to dive into the data from the COVID-19  Pfizer trials for EUA in babies and young children.  We discuss trial numbers, efficacy, adverse reactions, and holes in the data that are yet to be answered.  Our hope is to provide questions for parents to consider and present to their pediatricians and healthcare providers. 
35:07
July 05, 2022
20 Life Lessons As I Turn 40 with Emily
20 Life Lessons As I Turn 40 with Emily
Emily just turned 40!  In this heart felt episode, Emily candidly shares 20 big life lessons she's learned over the past decade in all areas of life.  We hope you'll be encouraged as she discusses parenting, faith, fitness, marriage, and the wisdom that comes with a new decade.  If you would like to read or share her blog post it can be found here:  https://shop.mymomsanity.com/blogs/news/20-lessons-as-i-turn-40.
27:25
June 28, 2022
Fluoride: An Experiment On Kids with Rick North
Fluoride: An Experiment On Kids with Rick North
As parents, we've been told for years that fluoridated water is necessary for children and their teeth.  Today, Rick North, joins the show to share about the history of fluoride research in kids, IQ and neurotoxicity concerns, and a new study in North Carolina through UNC Chapel Hill testing fluoridated bottled water on 3 month old to 4 year old's.  If you aren't familiar with the negative effects of fluoride, this is a must listen.  If you are, it's a must-listen as we dive into the details about this specific details of this new experiment on kids, despite a plethora of research. 
36:37
June 21, 2022
ADHD: What Parents Need To Know with Dr. Nicole Craven
ADHD: What Parents Need To Know with Dr. Nicole Craven
ADHD diagnoses are incredibly common among children today.  Dr. Nicole Craven, Integrative Pediatrician, returns to the show to answer some questions submitted by parents about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, therapies, medication and her approach to helping children struggling with ADHD.  As with all medical challenges, every child is different and needs to be treated as such.  This is a must listen episode for parents, educators and those who care for children. 
36:32
June 14, 2022
All Things Hormonal Birth Control with Dr. Wiggy
All Things Hormonal Birth Control with Dr. Wiggy
In this listener requested episode, Wiggy and Emily discuss hormonal birth control, how it affects women's hormones, it's effectiveness in treating things like heavy cycles, PCOS, hypothalamic amenorrhea, the long term safety and fertility implications and much more.  If you have a request please message us on Spotify or our Instagram or Facebook profiles. 
27:50
June 07, 2022
Adrenal Fatigue 101 with Dr. Wiggy
Adrenal Fatigue 101 with Dr. Wiggy
Life is stressful! What is adrenal fatigue? Do you symptoms point to the possibility of adrenal fatigue? How is it tested and treated and what lifestyle choices matter the most? Dr. Wiggy provides a great overview. Being extremely tired is not "normal" no matter your age or life stage.
21:38
May 31, 2022
The Facts About Roe vs. Wade with Kimberly Jorgensen
The Facts About Roe vs. Wade with Kimberly Jorgensen
Executive Director of Salem Pregnancy Center, Kimberly Jorgensen, joins the show to discuss the legal facts around Roe vs. Wade and the current case being considered at the Supreme Court. We discuss the specifics of the law, what actually happens if the case is overturned and some misconceptions around abortion law that are little known. Lots of important information in the short episode!
26:26
May 24, 2022
6 Tips To Bring Joy and Organization To Your Home
6 Tips To Bring Joy and Organization To Your Home
Do you feel overwhelmed in the space of your home? Is it hard for you to get rid of items that hold memories? Tricia Sheehan offers 6 practical and useful tips to help find joy in the space of your home. Grab Tricia's free Pantry Clean Out Guide here: https://triciasheehan.com/free-guide
28:07
May 17, 2022
Parents and Public Education: What You Need To Know with Sarah Absher
Parents and Public Education: What You Need To Know with Sarah Absher
School Board Candidate Sarah Absher joins the show to discuss an array of issues including informed consent, affirmation therapy, curriculum,medical interventions, and more. A must listen episode for parents and voters.
31:27
May 10, 2022
Why Medical Freedom Matters In The 2022 Election
Why Medical Freedom Matters In The 2022 Election
Why does medical freedom matter so much? How is medical freedom tied to parental rights? What does medical freedom even mean? How is medical freedom connected to religious freedom. Lots to discuss as we move into the 2022 Primaries.
25:20
May 03, 2022
Dry Needling 101 with Sara Lester PT
Dry Needling 101 with Sara Lester PT
Sara Lester, Physical Therapist and Dry Needling expert, joins the show to share all about the basics of dry needling. If you struggle with muscular pain or injury, this one is for you! Schedule a free consultation with Sara here: https://api.leadconnectorhq.com/widget/form/9AQKKqcLcQ5umsEE0W8K
25:53
April 26, 2022
Love Then Loss: How To Help Those Who Grieve with Debbie Baisden
Love Then Loss: How To Help Those Who Grieve with Debbie Baisden
Have you had a friend lose a spouse or loved one and had no idea what to do or say?  Emily's friend and business partner, Debbie Baisden, returns to the podcast today to share her experience after suddenly losing her husband and becoming a single mom to four young boys.  She offers tips about the helpful and not so helpful gestures and comments from others. She also shares her journey to finding love again through God's grace and her marriage to her husband Jason as she continues to honor her late husband's legacy.  
34:33
April 19, 2022
20 to 40: A Journey In Identity and Wisdom
20 to 40: A Journey In Identity and Wisdom
Wiggy just turned 40 and we also celebrated 20 years together on that day. Today's episode is a bit different as we talk about wisdom and growth and identity and how basically everything has changed in those years as God has grown us individually and together.
23:21
April 12, 2022
How God Built This: The Momsanity Story with Debbie Baisden
How God Built This: The Momsanity Story with Debbie Baisden
Momsanity, a company that Emily helped found in 2013, writes quite a story.  From meeting her business partner Debbie at small group, the sudden loss of Debbie's husband, Emily becoming a first time mom, to the early days of getting started and how God has used us and grown us over these past 9 years leaves only Him deserving the accolades.  Our journey to build a company on the four pillars of motherhood, faith, fitness and nutrition is worth sharing.  Today, Debbie joins the show as we share about our 9 year journey, the joys and struggles, as well as some practical tips for women feeling called to start something new.  
40:14
April 05, 2022
The New Epidemic: Blood Clots, Cancer and Autoimmune
The New Epidemic: Blood Clots, Cancer and Autoimmune
The aftermath of COVID has created a plethora of new health challenges. Today we discuss the top 3 as well as potential causes, diagnosis and treatment options
27:02
March 29, 2022
Homeschooling Simplified with Taryn McGarry
Homeschooling Simplified with Taryn McGarry
The idea of Homeschooling Can be overwhelming for parents. But. It can be simplified. Taryn McGarry joins the show to bust some myths as we explore the real possibilities.
32:33
March 22, 2022
Back To Basics: Revisiting our Nation's Founding Documents with Scott Cumbie
Back To Basics: Revisiting our Nation's Founding Documents with Scott Cumbie
Does the government have rights? What is the purpose of government? Why was the Declaration of Independence written? Scott Cumbie joins the show to share his expertise and help us remember what it means to be a citizen.
35:56
March 15, 2022
Our Thoughts On The New COVID Narrative
Our Thoughts On The New COVID Narrative
Is COVID over? Why drop the masks and vax mandates now? Now we have antivirals that can be given out at pharmacies? Has the science changed or is it something else?
26:60
March 08, 2022
The Lyme Controversy with Dr. Wiggy
The Lyme Controversy with Dr. Wiggy
Does chronic Lyme exist? What is Lyme Disease? How is it tested and treated? Why don't most doctors treat Lyme? And more.
35:26
March 01, 2022
Should "Safety" Be A Top Priority In Parenting? with Carla Ledford
Should "Safety" Be A Top Priority In Parenting? with Carla Ledford
Culture tells us that safety is a top priority in parenting. Today Carla Ledford, mom of 5, joins Emily to dive deep into balancing safety and responsibility/training in a manner that best prepares our kids for life.
32:45
February 22, 2022
Perspective Is Everything with Hank Allen
Perspective Is Everything with Hank Allen
Hank Allen joins the show to share his story.  Hank suffered a spinal cord injury several years ago and today shares about his recovery journey and how he has chosen to embrace life and the opportunities in front of him.  Hank's encouraging attitude is sure to inspire.  He recently launched a new business, Hank Hats, with the goal of assisting others suffering injuries with the care they need. A must listen episode and perfect for the whole family!
36:42
February 15, 2022
Long Haul COVID: Symptoms, Testing and Treatments with Dr. Wiggy
Long Haul COVID: Symptoms, Testing and Treatments with Dr. Wiggy
Lingering symptoms are a problem for many. The good news is that we CAN do something about it. Dr. Wiggy shares what's happening physiologically, tests and treatments.
21:40
February 08, 2022
What Parents Need To Know About Winter Viruses with Dr. Nicole Craven
What Parents Need To Know About Winter Viruses with Dr. Nicole Craven
Viruses are part of childhood.  We live in a culture that tells us to avoid illness at all costs, but is this the best approach for our kids?  What if we focus our energy instead on optimizing our families immune systems  through both prevention and early intervention?  Dr. Nicole joins Emily today with some practical advice and tips for families to confidently address childhood viruses.   
32:19
February 01, 2022
Thriving During The Busy Years with Dr. Wiggy and Emily
Thriving During The Busy Years with Dr. Wiggy and Emily
"I don't know how you do it all". We don't! Today's episode is all about identity, priorities and boundaries and how they guide our lives in the big and little things. We dive into faith, marriage, kids and everything else.
44:35
January 25, 2022
What We Are Still Learning About COVID
What We Are Still Learning About COVID
Dr. Wiggy shares new information, observations, clinical updates, and data that we continue to learn about COVID from the frontlines.
36:07
January 18, 2022
Timeless Wisdom From Granny with Jena Penner
Timeless Wisdom From Granny with Jena Penner
Emily is joined by longtime friend and Mom of 7, Jena Penner (her life story is amazing) to discuss lessons she learned from her amazing Granny.  As we move into 2022, these timeless truths and practical tips are perfect for reflection in the New Year. 
36:23
January 11, 2022
Know Your Numbers: Four Blood Tests That Will Help You Optimize Your Health In 2022 with Dr. Wiggy
Know Your Numbers: Four Blood Tests That Will Help You Optimize Your Health In 2022 with Dr. Wiggy
Want to get healthy this year? It's good to know our starting point in order to set smart goals. Wiggy shares the four most telling blood tests for overall health and Emily shares a few practical lifestyle habits. Here's to a healthier 2022! Find the products discussed at https://healthasitoughttobe.com/collections/syn3rgy.
33:38
January 04, 2022
2021 Year In Review
2021 Year In Review
It's been quite a year for the Saunders family as we set out to intentionally abide in what God had for us. Today we discuss all that's happened personally and professionally and our focuses for 2022.
33:07
December 28, 2021
Myocarditis: What You Need To Know with Dave Kay, MD and Dr. Wiggy
Myocarditis: What You Need To Know with Dave Kay, MD and Dr. Wiggy
Cardiologist Dave Kay joins Dr. Wiggy and Emily to discuss myocarditis.  What is it?  What are the causes?  What are the risks of COVID infection induced myocarditis?  How about those from the COVID vaccines?  We also take a deep dive into the numbers of the risks of children and myocarditis with and without the vaccines, treatment, long term prognosis and more.  Dave is a plethora of knowledge, knows the data, and desires to help us make the best risk/benefit choices for our families.
49:34
December 21, 2021
Simplifying The Christmas Season
Simplifying The Christmas Season
Feeling overwhelmed? Emily talks through some Saunders family traditions that help our family to focus on the meaning of Christmas while prioritizing relationships over busyness and comparison. Merry Christmas!
24:08
December 14, 2021
Omicron: What should we expect? with Dr. Wiggy
Omicron: What should we expect? with Dr. Wiggy
Omicron is here. Should we be worried? Is the advice of those in charge going to help? Plus some tips on navigating stressful holiday conversations and tension.
32:25
December 07, 2021
Technology: What Every Parent Needs To Know with Jason Ledford
Technology: What Every Parent Needs To Know with Jason Ledford
Our kids are growing up in a much different world than we did and technology is a huge part of that. Our friend and pastor Jason Ledford, dad of 5 kids, provides us with some sobering statistics, tips for establishing real life boundaries, resources and imperative conversations we must have with our children to prepare them for screens.
30:19
November 30, 2021
Kids: What Does The Research Actually Say? with Staci Kay NP
Kids: What Does The Research Actually Say? with Staci Kay NP
Today my friend and expert researcher, Staci Kay NP, joins the show to discuss the research provided during Pfizer's vaccine trials on kids ages 5 to 11.  We dive into the  facts that we do know as well as the missing pieces in the research and what's happening in other countries.  Parents, do your research and ask the questions, it's imperative!
28:59
November 23, 2021
Natural Immunity 101 with Dr. Wiggy
Natural Immunity 101 with Dr. Wiggy
Today Dr. Wiggy teaches us about the basics of the immune system and why focusing on antibodies alone is shortsighted when considering immune status. We also dive into how vaccinated immunity functions and compare and contrast the two. So many are confused on this topic so be sure to share with friends.
30:18
November 16, 2021
5 Tips For Picky Eaters: Hint: It's about the parents!
5 Tips For Picky Eaters: Hint: It's about the parents!
Kids won't eat what you feed them? Emily lays out five practical tips to help you quit the battle and help your kids become lifelong healthy eaters. Share this quick episode with the parents in your life!
19:45
November 09, 2021
 Healthcare: How did we get here? An overview with Charlie Mulligan
Healthcare: How did we get here? An overview with Charlie Mulligan
Charlie Mulligan is a grassroots activist and future political candidate and a friend of Healthy Discourse. Are we actually making people healthier? Today we dive deep into the state of our nation's healthcare system, how we got here and how citizens can help drive necessary changes.  We also talk about how healthcare providers become silenced by our current system and ultimately the patient suffers.  Follow Charlie on Twitter at @needamulligan11.
41:41
November 02, 2021
Pre and Post: What You CAN do with Dr. Wiggy
Pre and Post: What You CAN do with Dr. Wiggy
Some are making impossible choices. Some have lingering symptoms. Some are trying to prepare. Others are injured. Dr. Wiggy offers some ideas that are working for each step of the journey. Listen in for important information for you and your loved ones.
21:04
October 26, 2021
The Fatherless Epidemic with Jeff Zenger
The Fatherless Epidemic with Jeff Zenger
NC Representative and friend Jeff Zenger joins the show today to discuss the Fatherless Epidemic in the US including how we got here, how to encourage boys to become responsible men, and how to support men in their roles as fathers.  This is an important topic for EVERYONE!
28:54
October 19, 2021
Special Episode: Are The Kids Next? with renowned pediatrician Bose Ravenel
Special Episode: Are The Kids Next? with renowned pediatrician Bose Ravenel
Parents we need to be paying close attention. It's time to do your research, ask questions and carefully consider the consequences. Dr. Ravenel bluntly lays out everything parents need to know. A must listen indeed.
25:19
October 15, 2021
How To Find Food Freedom Forever with Jane Daniel
How To Find Food Freedom Forever with Jane Daniel
After 15 years of working with women working toward healthier lifestyles, Emily and Health Coach Jane Daniel have discovered the root of the problem with lasting results and habits.  Today we dive deep into why women are chained to food and how to find freedom forever. Spoiler Alert:  It's not another meal plan or program. We hope you'll join us for The Liberation Project that begins on November 1st.   Learn more and sign up here:  https://www.rihealthcoaching.com/liberation-sales-landing-page.  Early Bird special ends on 10/19.  
25:04
October 12, 2021
Face Off With Your Feelings with Jessica Hottle
Face Off With Your Feelings with Jessica Hottle
Are you struggling with battling your feelings internally?  Jessica Hottle joins the show today to help us learn how to more effectively face off with our feelings.  We talk about creating a space to heal the tender places of your soul, five steps to help us manage our emotions, and establishing that our feelings are safe with God.  In a time when there are SO MANY emotions, Jessica help us experience God's love through it all. Preorder Jessica's new book Face Off With Your Feelings at jessicahottle.com.  
27:41
October 05, 2021
Greenwashing: Are Your Personal Care Products ACTUALLY Safe?
Greenwashing: Are Your Personal Care Products ACTUALLY Safe?
Have you heard of greenwashing?  Today Emily's guest, Roxanne Underwood, shares what it is, why it matters, how to spot it, and a few brands to watch out for, plus our favorite TRULY toxin-free personal care products.  You might be surprised at some of the brands that end up on the "naughty" list. Interested in learning more?  Find Roxanne's Facebook Group here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/491046944581044 or search "Mindful Living" in groups. 
32:23
September 28, 2021
Good News from the Front Lines and Pharmacy Tips
Good News from the Front Lines and Pharmacy Tips
We are grateful to be able to deliver some good news from the front lines of the pandemic especially when it comes to early treatment! Plus tips on getting prescriptions filled when challenges arise.
29:40
September 21, 2021
The Challenges Of Mandates
The Challenges Of Mandates
Dr. Wiggy joins the show to discuss the new nationwide mandates and the potential changes they pose
26:43
September 14, 2021
Myth Busters: Ivermectin
Myth Busters: Ivermectin
Is Ivermectin just for horses? Safe? Effective? Dr. Wiggy joins the show with to dive in.
34:09
September 07, 2021
Prevention and Treatment: A Proactive Approach to COVID
Prevention and Treatment: A Proactive Approach to COVID
We are told that there is "no way" to prevent or treat COVID outside of a vaccine. Research tells us differently. Dr. Wiggy joins the show to discuss the studies and best practices.
32:03
August 31, 2021
Why Anxiety Is Attacking Our Kids and What Can We Do About It with Dr. Nicole Craven
Why Anxiety Is Attacking Our Kids and What Can We Do About It with Dr. Nicole Craven
Anxiety is rampant among our children and young people. Dr. Nicole joins Emily to discuss why, the mental and physical root causes and symptoms, and testing and treatment options.
35:05
August 24, 2021
Vaccine Update: Digging In To The Data
Vaccine Update: Digging In To The Data
Dr. Wiggy joins the show with Michael Phillips to dig deeper into vaccine research and data.
40:04
August 17, 2021
Don't Let Kids Run Your Marriage
Don't Let Kids Run Your Marriage
We just celebrated 16 years of marriage and today's episode is all about keeping God first, marriage second and kids third in our families. Culture tells us that kids should be the center of our families but is that God's design and is it actually best for kids?
31:00
August 10, 2021
Better Than Antibodies?
Better Than Antibodies?
Wiggy joins me today to discuss a promising new T cell test that can be very useful in determining natural immunity to COVID. Learn more about the difference in T cells and antibodies and what we know about natural immunity.  Check out the test here.  Become a new patient at Robinhood Integrative Health here. 
23:51
August 03, 2021
Special Episode: What Parents Need To Know about Mask and Vaccine Mandates with Bose Ravenel MD
Special Episode: What Parents Need To Know about Mask and Vaccine Mandates with Bose Ravenel MD
Renowned pediatrician Bose Ravenel joins Emily on the show to discuss the very prevalent topic facing our culture.  Schools and work places are beginning to mandate masks and vaccines  Dr. Ravenel has 46 years of experience as a practicing and researching pediatrician and has spent the past 2 years researching COVID. masks, vaccines and more.  Today we dive into the hot topic of masks and vaccines.  What parents need to know and how you can fight for medical freedom.   A few articles relevant to our discussion: Dangers for Kids Mask Dangers General Comprehensive Review VAERS data on COVID Vaccine   Find Dr. Ravenel's comments on recent research with links here
29:28
July 23, 2021
Is The Military Becoming A Social Experiment? with Harold Eustache
Is The Military Becoming A Social Experiment? with Harold Eustache
Emily welcomes 101st Airborne Elite Veteran and Attorney, Harold Eustache to the show to discuss recent changes in our nation's military and why we should all be paying attention. While this challenge might not be on the forefront of the news, it's something we should definitely be paying attention to as responsible citizens. 
33:04
July 20, 2021
Losing Weight Without Counting Calories with Jane Daniel
Losing Weight Without Counting Calories with Jane Daniel
Today Emily's friend and colleague Jane Daniel is back on the show to talk about calories.  The truth is they DO matter, but they aren't the MOST important factor in weight loss and by focusing too much on calories we can actually hinder our results.  Today we dig into misconceptions and tips that can help you stop beating your head against the wall and achieve the results you desire.   Looking for lasting solutions? Join our Ketox Wait List HERE.  Download today's bonus resource to help you figure out how many calories your body needs Here. 
27:23
July 13, 2021
What Parents Need To Know About Food Intolerances In Kids with Nicole Craven, MD
What Parents Need To Know About Food Intolerances In Kids with Nicole Craven, MD
We are so excited to invite Dr. Nicole Craven back to the show!  We hear all about food allergies and the many problems they can cause, but most parents don't understand the intricacies.  How do food intolerances present (hint: it's not all about stomach problems or big reactions)?  How can parents appropriately test kids?  What are some steps for getting started with food elimination?  Plus Dr. Nicole shares with us a new cutting edge treatment that really helps kids! Interested in becoming a patient with Dr. Nicole?  Head over HERE and fill out the new patient form.
43:59
July 06, 2021
9 Lessons I've Learned in my 30s with Emily
9 Lessons I've Learned in my 30s with Emily
Today's episode is a bit different!  Emily shares 9 big lessons she's learned during her 30s.  From becoming a mom to strengthening marriage and becoming an entrepreneur. So much has happened during the past 9 years so let's dive in to all things parenthood, faith, health and relationships.
28:53
June 29, 2021
Headaches: Why they happen and what to do about them
Headaches: Why they happen and what to do about them
In today's episode Dr. Wiggy addresses the many causes of headaches, different types, identifying root causes and typical integrative treatments. There is hope! Find out more about Robinhood Integrative Health Here.
22:12
June 22, 2021
Vitamins for Kids? Why they are Important and What to Look For with Dr. Nicole Craven
Vitamins for Kids? Why they are Important and What to Look For with Dr. Nicole Craven
Today Emily welcomes Dr. Nicole Craven MD, an integrative pediatrician that works with Dr. Wiggy at Robinhood Integrative Health all about vitamins for kids.  How many kids are deficient?  Why?  What are the most important vitamins and minerals?  How do we find quality supplements among the thousands available? And more!  A must listen for parents! Find out about becoming a patient HERE.  Find Dr. Nicole's website HERE.  Follow her on social media HERE
30:55
June 15, 2021
When Conflict and Cancellation Strike
When Conflict and Cancellation Strike
Today Emily shares her thoughts and experience on the prevalent topic of conflict and cancellation.  It's inevitable that not everyone will like us, but it can be difficult to go against the grain when we feel attacked or misunderstood.  Our response is everything.  Keeping our power under control goes a long way to preserve relationships and seeking Truth is the best way to grow in humility and discernment. Are we checking ourselves to make sure we aren't seeking a reaction? So many hot topics in this episode!
24:59
June 08, 2021
The Important Basics of Female Hormones with Dr. Wiggy
The Important Basics of Female Hormones with Dr. Wiggy
Too many women are suffering in silence from unbalanced hormones that negatively affect their quality of life.  This episode digs into the primary female hormones, what they are responsible for, how to tell if they are unbalanced, when and what to test, and practical tips for working with your medical provider to address your personal challenges. Oral contraceptives are NOT your only option for addressing your mood swings, cramps, PCOS, heavy or irregular periods and more. Click HERE to learn more about Dr. Wiggy and Robinhood Integrative Health. 
29:07
June 01, 2021
Water Safety Tips for Parents with Briley Penner
Water Safety Tips for Parents with Briley Penner
Today Emily interviews Briley Penner from Swim Safe NC to discuss water safety for parents.  Briley shares about helping kids to become more comfortable around water, boundaries for parents, backyard pool safety and technolgy, and floatation devices.  Lots of great information in this short episode!
21:41
May 25, 2021
The State of the Service Industry and What The Future Holds with Algenon Cash
The State of the Service Industry and What The Future Holds with Algenon Cash
Algenon Cash is an investment banker and founder of the Triad Food and Beverage Coalition.  He's a mover and shaker in the NC Triad business community and today he shares fresh insight into the service industry's current status, the root of staffing issues, and what the future holds.  We also dive into the overall economy and how consumers can help support small businesses in our quickly evolving economy.   Follow Algenon's efforts and learn more about what's happening in the industry here: Eat Drink Triad Facebook Group, Eat Drink Triad Podcast, Eat Drink Triad Video 
33:24
May 18, 2021
Teaching Responsibility In the Age of Lawnmower Parenting with Carla Ledford
Teaching Responsibility In the Age of Lawnmower Parenting with Carla Ledford
Have you heard of Lawnmower parenting? We live in a culture that tells us to remove obstacles for our kids, but is that helping them become responsible adults? In this episode, Emily sits down with her friend Carla (a mom of 5) to dig into how we got here, common pitfalls, life lessons learned through personal responsibility, and practical ways to prepare the next generation for real life. It's a rich conversation with lots of personal application. A must listen for parents!
49:34
May 11, 2021
3 Mindset Switches to Stop the Yo-yo with Jane Daniel
3 Mindset Switches to Stop the Yo-yo with Jane Daniel
Emily sits down with her friend and health coach, Jane Daniel, to discuss the 3 biggest mindset switches that can help stop the yoyo in dieting and in life when it comes to long-term habit change.  They share personal examples and practical implementation tips to help your journey become more joyful and rewarding.  If you're interested in in learning more about the next round of The Ketox Method Click Here.  Interested in Crave Cocoa for your nighttime cravings?  Find it Here. 
26:44
May 04, 2021
COVID Vaccines and Mandates - an Update with Dr. Wiggy
COVID Vaccines and Mandates - an Update with Dr. Wiggy
Dr. Wiggy joins Emily today to discuss updates to the COVID vaccines, the new problems with the J&J vaccine, what we know and don't know so far about the MRNA vaccines, and the problems with vaccine mandates.   Learn more about becoming a patient at Robinhood Integrative Health Here .
26:27
April 27, 2021
Thoughts, Feelings and the TRUTH with Jessica Hottle
Thoughts, Feelings and the TRUTH with Jessica Hottle
Today Emily interviews author, Podcaster and faith-based fitness coach Jessica Hottle to host a conversation about our thoughts and feelings as we seek Truth.  Jessica has a lot of experience and insight to share on the topic around processing thoughts and feelings in a productive and healing manner and so much more!  You can find Jessica's guide on chasing GOD not feelings HERE.  Be sure to check out her podcast Seeking God's Truth everywhere that podcasts are played!
29:42
April 20, 2021
Autoimmune Disease: What, Why and how to treat with Dr. Wiggy
Autoimmune Disease: What, Why and how to treat with Dr. Wiggy
Dr. Wiggy dives into autoimmune Disease and answers about how to recognize, test and effectively treat from an integrative standpoint. We also touch on the COVID vaccine and autoimmune.
20:45
April 13, 2021
5 Tips For Parents with Constipated Kids with The Constipation Gurus
5 Tips For Parents with Constipated Kids with The Constipation Gurus
Does your child struggle with chronic constipation? Are you overwhelmed with using Miralax over and over without long term relief? Are you seeking to find out the root problem leading to your child's constipation? Jessica and Annette from The Constipation Gurus join Emily with 5 great tips for parents. Download The Constipation Gurus FREE Resource for Parents HERE Check out Raise Them Well Mag Go HERE
31:26
April 06, 2021
Is Modern Day Feminism Actually Progressing Women?
Is Modern Day Feminism Actually Progressing Women?
In this episode Wiggy interviews Emily on modern Feminism. Does the cultural push toward female dominance actually help women? How can we ask bigger questions for the long term benefit of women and families? Visit Momsanity at shop.mymomsanity.com
36:21
March 30, 2021
A Different Perspective on the COVID Response with Dr. Wiggy
A Different Perspective on the COVID Response with Dr. Wiggy
Shut downs, treatments, immune support, vaccines and more. Would a different response have produced better outcomes?  What can we learn for the next time we experience a public health crisis? Dr. Wiggy shares his thoughts and some points to consider moving forward.  Find our favorite Immunity Supplement for Kids HERE and more on Vitamin D HERE.
30:01
March 23, 2021
Is Science Settled? with Tricia Sheehan
Is Science Settled? with Tricia Sheehan
The mainstream narrative tells us to "trust the science" and that questions are not acceptable and in fact can result in cancellation and censorship.  In today's episode, Emily discusses Science vs. Scientism and how to become a better researcher with Holistic Health Coach and Certified Essential Oils Coach, Tricia Sheehan.  Join in the conversation on Tricia's new page Science Unsettled and also enjoy our You Tube Conversation that includes a panel of moms who love to research.
30:02
March 16, 2021
How Limiting Beliefs Sabotage Your Health Journey with Jane Daniel
How Limiting Beliefs Sabotage Your Health Journey with Jane Daniel
My friend and colleague Jane Daniel joins me to dig deep and personally into the BIGGEST reasons we can't get and stay healthy. Hint: it's not your meal plan. Join the Ketox wait list at http://bit.ly/KetoxList
29:15
March 09, 2021
Thyroid Basics: Symptoms, Testing and Treatment with Dr. Wiggy
Thyroid Basics: Symptoms, Testing and Treatment with Dr. Wiggy
Have you been told that your thyroid is normal because of a TSH test? Do you feel exhausted but no one can figure out why? Is your medication actually helping? Dr. Wiggy shares helpful and concise answers for everyday people. Resource here: https://robinhoodintegrativehealth.com/hypothyroidism-treatment/
20:01
March 02, 2021
Pelvic Floor Issues: Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond with Katie Taylor
Pelvic Floor Issues: Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond with Katie Taylor
Katie Taylor, PT, DPT, CLT, OCS joins Emily to discuss women's wellness during and after pregnancy. Let's dive into all the hard topics like incontinence, pain during intercourse and pain and what we can do about them! Resources here: Taylorptandwellness.com Taylorptandwellness.com/pregnancy-exercise self.com/story/pregnancy-childbirth-pelvic-floor Prenatals and Belly Balm: https://raisethemwell.com
32:55
February 24, 2021
What Really Happens In Pregnancy Care Centers with Guest Dottie Powers
What Really Happens In Pregnancy Care Centers with Guest Dottie Powers
Dottie Powers, Center Director of Salem Pregnancy Care Center, joins Emily to discuss myths and misconceptions about pregnancy care centers and abortion providers. We dive into statistics, reality and how we can invest in the lives of Moms and Dads facing unplanned pregnancy. Resources: salempregnancy.org dottie.powers@salempregnancy.org. Check out Heartbeat International or Carenet to find a local center. What's Happening with Funding: https://townhall.com/columnists/connorsemelsberger/2021/02/16/biden-seeks-to-boost-planned-parenthood-funding-to-new-levels-n2584807
39:37
February 16, 2021
The COVID Vaccine Q&A with Dr. Wiggy
The COVID Vaccine Q&A with Dr. Wiggy
Today we dive deeper into the questions to consider, the research we have, what we DON'T know and more about the COVID Vaccine. Notes: America's Frontline Doctors www.americasfrontlinedoctors.com/vaccines/ VAERS: https://wonder.cdc.gov/vaers.html Immunity Chewable: https://raisethemwell.com/products/childrens-immunity-chewable-with-all-natural-colors-flavors-and-sweeteners
36:48
February 12, 2021
February 5, 2021
February 5, 2021
00:18
February 05, 2021
Introducing Healthy Discourse
Introducing Healthy Discourse
Why we started this podcast and what you can expect in the future. It's time for Healthy Discourse!
20:10
February 05, 2021