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The Present Day Wise Woman - Healthy Life Hacks With Jennifer Jefferies

The Present Day Wise Woman - Healthy Life Hacks With Jennifer Jefferies

By JENNIFER JEFFERIES
Are you stuck in survival mode? Want to make your health a priority, but life keeps getting in the way? Coming from a place of prevention, renowned naturopath and wellness expert Jennifer Jefferies shares grounded, realistic advice with humour, offering proven health hacks that are designed to bring about big changes to your health - fast and work around the busiest of schedules.

Affectionately known as 'The Present Day Wise Woman', Jen is no stranger to corporate burnout and draws on her personal experiences of how she went from surviving to thriving.
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85. The importance of self-love with Kim Morrison
Are you showing yourself self-love? In this episode, Jen chats to Kim Morrison, who set a world record as the youngest female to run 100 miles in less than 24 hours, about the importance of mindset and self-love to thrive in today’s world. Be inspired by Kim’s unwavering self-belief and deep understanding that you must take care of yourself first and foremost.
49:08
October 19, 2021
84. Our Deepest Fear
How often do you shrink your success so you don’t  make others feel insecure? In this episode, Jen breaks down the famous poem ‘Our Deepest Fear’ by Maryanne Williamson and discusses the important realisation we all need to have, that we can have a far greater impact by empowering others through our growth than playing small to make others feel safe.
08:51
September 30, 2021
83. Do the hard things first
If you do what is hard, life will be easy. If you do what is easy, life will be hard. In this episode, Jen builds on these wise words by Les Brown and shares that while we may want to do what is easy first, real growth is found in doing the hard things first.
12:01
September 22, 2021
82. Anti-inflammatory hummus
In life, we often eat for pleasure, but food can also have therapeutic benefits. In this episode, Jen shares her favourite therapeutic snack, her anti-inflammatory hummus. Find out how each of the ingredients can help heal your body and get the recipe so you can quickly whip it up at home!
09:21
September 14, 2021
81. How to turn on your happy
Are you struggling to be happy? Then it’s time to take conscious steps to turn on your happy hormones. In this episode, Jen delves into each of the happy hormones Dopamine (reward), Oxytocin (love), Serotonin (mood stabiliser) and Endorphins (your body’s pain killers) and the simple actions you can do daily to turn them on for greater happiness.
11:36
September 8, 2021
80. The secret to making anything work
Are you tired of not getting the results you want? In this episode, Jen shares the secret of making anything work and spoiler alert; it’s not about working harder. It’s about knowing what you want and being so positive about it that nothing else but success is possible.
12:05
September 1, 2021
79. The F word
Fasting is a great way to support your overall health and give rest and relaxation to your body systems. In this episode, Jen shares the what, when and how of fasting and explains how it can assist with weight loss, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, increase sleep and assist in your overall longevity.
09:12
August 24, 2021
78. Every repetition leaves an imprint
What you think about you bring about. Are you reinforcing positive or negative thoughts? In this episode, Jen talks about the power of our thoughts and how they can become deeply engrained, impacting our beliefs, actions and habits. You’ll find out about the three Rs (reminder, routine, and reward) and how they can change the way you look at the world.
10:22
August 17, 2021
77. Feeding your brain for good mental health
What are you doing to look after your mental health? Are you prioritising it as much as your physical health? In this episode, Jen explains the role of the Serotonin, Dopamine and Cortisol hormones and how they impact our mood, memory, and movement throughout the day. You'll learn the warning signs that tell you when you're out of balance and what to feed your brain for good mental health.
14:14
August 11, 2021
76. Preventing Alzheimer’s
Want to be strong, fit and healthy in your old age - and remember it? Did you know that dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, impacting 70% of all people living with dementia. In this episode, Jen shares how you can prevent Alzheimer’s and support your mind and body to ensure your brain stays active, sharp and healthy as you age.
09:33
July 21, 2021
75. How to survive a toxic workplace
Do you dread going to work? Unfortunately, most of us will work in a toxic workplace at some point in our lives. The constant negativity, blaming, justifying, complaining, conflict and gossiping can suck the life out of you and have real impacts on your health. In this episode, Jen will share strategies to help your body adapt in a toxic workplace and not be taxed from it if you do decide to keep working there.
11:03
July 15, 2021
74. Hugging and your immune system
Hugging can have incredible benefits on our physical, emotional and mental health. Studies have even shown that giving and receiving a minimum of five hugs a day can reduce the risk of viral respiratory illness by 30%. In this episode, Jen shares how hugs can boost our innate immunity, restore our mental health and bring greater happiness.
08:29
July 8, 2021
73. Lowering your cholesterol
Have you been told that you have high cholesterol? The good news is that this lifestyle ailment is easy to prevent and quick to fix when you know what to do - and do it! In this episode, Jen talks about fats - the good, the bad and the very bad and gives practical tips on how you can reduce your cholesterol and eat your way to good heart health.
12:56
July 1, 2021
72.Acidic vs Alkaline
When our body is more acidic than it should be, we can have skin issues, aches and pains, junk food cravings and inflammation. In this environment, sickness and disease can thrive. So how do you bring your body back into its natural alkaline corridor? In this episode, Jen reveals the factors that can make our body more acidic and what you can do to bring your body back into balance.
11:05
June 23, 2021
71. The eight most powerful words
Tell the truth all the time with compassion; these are the eight most powerful words that you can live your life by. In this episode, Jen shares why just telling the truth is not enough and how you can live into your reality, be authentic and deliver a message that people may not want to hear with kindness. Going through the differences of speaking from your head vs speaking from your heart, Jen will help you have difficult conversations in a way that it’s received with ultimate impact and influence.
05:55
June 17, 2021
70. Dealing with seasonal skin changes
When the seasons change, it can have significant impacts on our skin. Whether you’re in a climate of hot and dry, cold and dry, experiencing both extremes due to air-conditioning or high humidity, our skin can go through a range of changes that require extra care to be taken. In this episode, Jen shares what you need to look after your skin every season, including water intake, moisturising, spritzing, bathing, soaps and essential oils.
18:21
June 9, 2021
69. Are you a shy introvert?
Do you shy away from situations that push you out of your comfort zone? Maybe it's attending networking events, speaking up in a meeting or starting a conversation with someone new. In this episode, Jen admits to being a shy introvert herself and shares her tips for not letting shyness hold you back from achieving your goals and dreams.
18:60
May 19, 2021
68. Embracing the wise woman in you
Are you over 50? In Western society, we can often shun ageing, but it's time we see this second part of our lives for what it really is - the best and most exciting years of our life. With kids grown and a successful career had, you can often find yourself called for another purpose. In this episode, Jen shares how you can lean into this new purpose and add significant value to younger generations and society at large as a wisdom keeper.
13:45
May 12, 2021
67. How to avoid drinking to unwind
Do you find yourself needing a drink every day to unwind? In this episode, Jen shares her own story with alcohol and explains that there's a big difference between choosing to have a drink and needing to have a drink. To help you come from the point of prevention, Jen shares other rituals to put in place, drinks to savour, and ways to destress to prevent needing a drink at the end of the day.
15:21
May 6, 2021
66. Amp up your affirmations
Every day our self-talk affirms the beliefs we have about ourselves - good or bad. That's what makes affirmations so powerful; they allow us to take control of our thoughts and become more mindful of the words and stories we tell ourselves. In this episode, Jen shares how to craft powerful affirmations and use your language to serve and not sabotage.
14:08
April 28, 2021
65. How to stop procrastinating
Are you having trouble doing the things you know you should or would like to do? Procrastination is the habit of delaying a task or goal by distracting yourself with something easier, more enjoyable and often less urgent. While it can seem fun, gratifying and even productive in the moment, it ultimately prevents you from getting where you really want to be. In this episode, Jen shares three practical tips to ditch procrastination so you can get on with achieving your goals.
11:48
April 23, 2021
64. Why can't I ask for help?
Do you feel like you are drowning daily? Think you're meant to keep on struggling without help? Think again. In this episode, Jen talks about the importance of asking for help and tells it straight - asking for help isn't a sign that you are giving up; it's a sign you are downright refusing to.
14:28
April 13, 2021
63. Why walking tall is essential to your health
Amazing things happen when you walk tall. There is something energising about it. As you put your shoulders back and hold your abdomen in, your body is supported, your lungs fill properly, your digestive and nervous systems work more effectively, and you open your heart to the world. In this episode, Jen shares the importance of walking tall for your physical and emotional health and gets vulnerable to why she didn't for a long time.
13:48
April 5, 2021
62. The Power of Proximity
The things that are around us the most are what influences us the most. In this episode, Jen explains the power of proximity and how we need to move the bad (an energy-sucking activity, food we keep craving or a toxic relationship) away from us and the good towards us. If you’ve been struggling with breaking a habit or dependency, then this episode is for you!
08:18
March 31, 2021
61. Are you experiencing regular aches and pains?
Do aches and pains plague you? Not the muscle overuse type of discomfort, but that pulsating, throbbing, hot inflammation pain that can vary in severity throughout your body. In this episode, Jen shares treatment ideas to help you recover from aches and pains as quickly as possible and start living from a place of prevention.
16:43
March 23, 2021
60. What will it take for you to prioritise your health?
The sad reality is that most people will wait until they hit rock bottom before they look after their health. But career success and cool toys are worth nothing if you aren’t well enough to enjoy them. In this episode, Jen shares how to reorder your values and habits to move yourself up the priority list and invest in your health before getting a life-altering diagnosis or condition.
16:09
March 16, 2021
59. Are you experiencing vaginal dryness?
Did you know that 50% of post-menopausal women experience vaginal dryness, and 17% of women aged 18-50 experience problems with vaginal dryness during sex? In this episode, Jen delves into the causes for vaginal dryness like menopause, insufficient arousal, disconnection with your partner, stress, worry and overwork and what you can do to bring back the juicy life.
28:03
March 9, 2021
58. Do Doona Days work?
Mental health and self-care have become much bigger conversations since the pandemic significantly changed how we live and work. In this episode, Jen explains the concept of a Doona Day, a self-care day to take when those daily stressors are tipping you over the edge, and you need a time out. If you’re finding that you’re not sleeping well, are short and snappy, and dreading Monday it might be time for a Doona Day!
09:52
March 3, 2021
57. Why am I so short-tempered?
Are you finding yourself losing it over the tiniest things? In this episode, Jen delves into anger and frustration and what is sitting behind these big emotions - unmet expectations. You will learn why the typical reaction of forcing your anger down and beating yourself up will only lead to more anger. She’ll share how you can switch from reacting to responding and why you need to be kinder to yourself, particularly in these stressful times.
11:49
February 26, 2021
56. Preventing and managing headaches
Did you know that there are five main types of headaches? In this episode, Jen talks about migraines, tension, sinus, cluster and sexual headaches, why they come, how you can prevent them, the best ways to treat them and when you should get them checked by a doctor.
18:36
February 23, 2021
55. Is your life reasonable or remarkable?
What are you striving for a reasonable life or an extraordinary life? A reasonable life is good, comfortable and predictable, but an extraordinary life is remarkable, amazing and packed full of juicy experiences. In this episode, Jen shares how you can make your life extraordinary by ditching excuses and stretching your comfort zone.
10:01
February 17, 2021
54. Burnt Chop Syndrome
How many times in life do you give the best to everyone else only to save the burnt leftovers for you? In this episode, Jen gets real about putting yourself last and explains why continual self-sacrificing is not the right thing to do but rather a disservice to the ones you love the most.
11:56
February 13, 2021
53. How to bring your appetite into balance
Food is essential to our wellbeing, but occasionally our desire for it can go out of balance. Whether you are eating too much, too little or to console your emotions, in this episode, Jen shares what influences your appetite and how to bring it back into balance.
18:44
February 9, 2021
52. The four most powerful words
Imagine if you could improve your happiness, lower your stress, boost your resistance to common ailments, enhance your physiological and psychological wellbeing and build your self-esteem, self-confidence and coping skills. In this episode, Jen shares four powerful words that can help you achieve all of it.
09:11
February 4, 2021
51. How to prevent overwhelm
Did you know that it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back to a task once you are distracted? In this episode, Jen talks about how you can minimise distraction, take back control of your time and sharpen your focus to prevent overwhelm.
08:34
February 1, 2021
50. How to stop Groundhog Day thinking
Is every day feeling like Groundhog Day? You get up you feed, you go to work you feed, you come home you feed and go to sleep, then wake up and do it all over again. In this episode, Jen shares how you can break the cycle and have an epic year regardless of the restrictions on you at the moment.
09:22
January 28, 2021
49. The case for ginger
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginger is used to remedy a wide range of issues, including aches and pains, inflammation, chest congestion, coughs and colds, digestion, and metabolism problems. In this episode, Jen talks about the health benefits of having more ginger in your diet and how daily ginger shots can be beneficial for staying strong, fit and healthy.
11:34
January 26, 2021
48. How to have great skin (Part 2)
Our skin is what protects us from the outside world, making it one of our largest and most important organs. Are you treating it like one? Continuing with the topic of great skin, Jen shares more tips to improve your complexion, including how to get a healthy glow, what essential oils to use, the toxins to reduce and avoid and more.
21:10
January 23, 2021
47. How to have great skin (Part 1)
Want great skin, but nothing seems to work? In this episode, which is part 1 of 2, Jen shares how to have great skin and age well. You will learn how to protect your skin and renew your skin cells, what cleansers and moisturisers to use and why you need more Vitamins A, C and E in your diet.
19:14
January 14, 2021
46. Why on time is late
Think arriving on time is the way to show up in life? Think again. In this episode, Jen explains why being on time is actually late and why arriving early is a sign of deep respect for someone else’s time and a sure way to minimise the stress and pressure in your life.
08:26
January 14, 2021
45. How to keep your iron levels happy
Did you know that these days most people are low in iron? In this episode, Jen talks about the signs of low iron, what can impact your absorption of it and how you can make sure you get enough iron-rich foods in your diet, including great plant-based options for vegetarians.
15:04
January 7, 2021
44. The emotional mirrors in your life
Do some people trigger an emotional response in you? In this episode, Jen explains how these triggers act as an emotional mirror and that what shows up in our life (the good, the bad and the ugly) reflects something in us. Jen shares how to use these triggers as opportunities to analyse who we are or have been and turn them into life lessons to learn and grow from.
17:23
January 5, 2021
43. How to start the New Year strong
As 2020 comes to an end, it’s crucial to close out the year properly so you can start the New Year with renewed hope, motivation and strength. In this episode, Jen takes you through her end of year habits and gives us a necessary reminder to think beyond our current restrictions to dream without limitations.
10:32
January 4, 2021
42. Is butter good for you?
A lot has been said about butter and margarine over the years, so how do you know what the healthiest choice is for you? In this episode, Jen debunks the myths around butter and margarine and shares the pros and cons so that you can make an informed decision for your health. Plus, you’ll also hear what Jen uses and how she keeps it as close to nature as possible.
12:23
January 4, 2021
41. Have you got GAS?
General Adaptation Syndrome or GAS as it is often called is a term used to determine your body’s reaction to stress. Good stress, that nervous excitement you can get, has been proven to be good for you, but bad stress, that constant day-in-day-out stress isn’t, it taxes your body significantly, particularly your adrenal glands. In this episode, Jen explains the three stages of GAS - the alarm reaction, resistance stage and exhaustion stage, and shares the risks to your health when you stay months or years in the amped-up flight or fright zone.
18:18
December 23, 2020
40. How did your best friend become your best friend?
When you think about how friendships are formed, they start by one person saying "hello" and you both finding common ground. As for best friendships? This happens when you let your guard down, and the other person in and they reciprocate. In this episode, Jen explains how you can create deeper friendships faster - and why life is too short not to let people in.
10:37
December 23, 2020
39. Are you a crap magnet?
What you think about you bring about! Your thoughts and language can have a drastic impact on your mindset and what you manifest in life. So, if you are thinking crap thoughts, guess what? You are going to bring about more crap in your life! In this episode, Jen shares how you can shift your mindset to stop living your future out of your past to manifest what you really want.
08:25
December 16, 2020
38. Are you doing or being?
Are you a driven, go-hard person who loves to learn and achieve constantly? In this episode, Jen talks about how she had to learn to balance her desire to keep doing with simply being to prevent burnout. From listening to fiction books to taking the time to self-care and nurture yourself, Jen will share tips on how you can achieve more by bringing greater balance to your life.
10:07
December 15, 2020
37. Move your but!
Are you hiding behind the word 'but'? 'But' is a word we often use as an excuse or justification for our actions or lack of actions. If you aren't careful, it can disempower you from playing the bigger game you want to play. In this episode, Jen discusses the importance of watching your words and shares strategies to help you move your but to start living the life you want to live.
15:53
December 10, 2020
36. Bringing yourself into balance with kinesiology
Stress and anxiety from life, trauma and illness can stay locked in our muscle memory and cause energy blockages, imbalances and disease in our bodies. Kinesiology is a therapy that uses muscle monitoring to help bring about balance and awareness. In this episode, Jen speaks to Sal from Flow State Mind Breathe Motion, to find out more about kinesiology and how it can help you to be more in tune with your body.
25:00
December 8, 2020
35. Closing the year strong
In the year 2020, the only certainty has been uncertainty. With emotions heightened from a stressful year and the impending holiday season, it’s crucial to get insight into your emotional needs. In this episode, Jen does a surrogate reading of her Aromatherapy Insight Cards to identify three essential oils to help and support you to close out the year strong, fit and healthy.
12:09
December 3, 2020
34. The importance of your blood cycle
Have you ever wondered why you can only give blood every 2-3 months? It’s because you need to wait until you complete a full blood cycle. In this episode, Jen talks about how your blood and body regenerates and why you need to think in seasons if you want to make long-term changes to your health and habits.
09:48
December 3, 2020
33. The power of saying YES!
Do you like waiting to have everything figured out before you take action? In this episode, Jen reveals the power of saying yes to goals and opportunities before you are ready, and how taking more action will lead to less self-doubt.
16:19
November 26, 2020
32. The not so sweet truth about sugar
Ever wondered what the difference is between sugars? In this episode, Jen delves into the facts about Stevia, Xylitol, Sorbitol, Coconut Sugar, Maple Syrup and Agave and reveals the good sugars and some surprisingly bad ones.
12:04
November 26, 2020
31. Are you attracting or repelling?
Have you ever experienced obstacle after obstacle when trying to achieve a goal? When you push hard for what we want in life that energy can end up pushing away the very thing you want most. In this episode, Jen talks about the role of energy in success and the importance of shifting your energy from push to flow to attract and not repel what you want.
06:18
November 18, 2020
30. Hacking your happy hormones
Your happy hormones can have a significant impact on your confidence, drive, motivation and success - so how do you make sure they are in balance and working for you? In this episode, Jen talks about Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin and Endorphins and how you can hack your happy hormones to get the hits of happy that help you live and achieve more.
18:04
November 16, 2020
29. Fear or excitement?
What is holding you back from everything you want to be and do? Chances are the same thing that holds all of us back - fear. In this episode, Jen explains that fear has the same physical response in our body as excitement; the only difference is the way we think about it and breathe through it.
12:08
November 12, 2020
28. The truth about the Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting
The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting have become trendy over the last few years, and while they have their place, they are not ideal for weight loss. In this episode, Jen explains how the Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting puts enormous pressure on your body systems through deprivation and is not sustainable for the long-term.
11:34
November 10, 2020
27. Maintaining self-discipline
Maintaining self-discipline is often the secret to getting the rewards we want and the growth we need - so why do we struggle so much with it? In this episode, Jen shares tips on how to stay focused and motivated when we don’t feel like it, and why it’s vital to run towards the things that appear ‘too hard’.
17:41
November 6, 2020
26. The lazy lymphatic system
Your lymphatic system is the vacuum cleaner of your blood. It helps rid your body of toxins, waste and other nasties, making it an essential part of your immune system. But as the laziest system in your body, it doesn’t do its job well without your help. In this episode, Jen shares simple hacks to help you support your lymphatic system to boost your overall health.
20:45
November 3, 2020
25. Are you fascinating or fascinated?
The closest feeling we can experience to love is fascination. When you are fascinated with someone, you are present, engaged, listening and connected. The only challenge is, most of us try to be fascinating, the object of attention, instead of being fascinated, giving someone else our attention. In this episode, Jen discusses the importance of being fascinated to give others the attention and connection they need and deserve.
09:45
October 29, 2020
24. Let's talk about sex, baby!
Are the stressors of life affecting your libido? When you are stressed, your adrenal energy, hormone levels, and sexual desire can be impacted in a big way. In this episode, Jen gets real about sex and shares how you can get your body out of survival mode, so it doesn't turn your libido off as a way to cope with stress.
15:15
October 26, 2020
23. You know what to do
Ever thought you don't know what to do to next to move forward in an area of your life? In this episode, Jen will challenge you with her belief that we all do know what to do - we just don't do it. Demonstrating that there is a big difference between knowing what we need to do and doing what we need to do, Jen sheds light on the big issues that get in our way - procrastination, self-sabotage and not listening to your intuition.
23:12
October 23, 2020
22. We aren't one body system
Think you can isolate one body system, take action to support and improve it and have your overall health improve? Think again. There's not one quick and easy fix. In this episode, Jen explains the importance of looking at your body as a whole, to move beyond symptoms and get to the root cause.
10:22
October 23, 2020
21. Are your emotions feeding your physical imbalances?
Emotions play a significant role in both our health and illness. In this episode, Jen talks about how to identify emotional stress in your body and choose the right essential oils by using Aromatherapy Insight Cards. Jen is joined by friend, artist and illustrator of her Aromatherapy Insight Cards, Karen Osborn.
15:43
October 18, 2020
20. Skinny doesn't mean healthy
For many being skinny is at the top of their health goals, but skinny doesn't mean healthy. In this episode, Jen explains why body weight isn't the best indicator of internal wellbeing and provides tips around how you can be and feel your healthiest self.
14:10
October 16, 2020
19. If you screw up, so what?
When things go wrong, do you beat yourself up or build yourself up? If you’re like most people, you criticise yourself and then compare your failure to the perceived success of someone else, but this doesn’t serve you. In this episode, Jen shares why we need to screw up, learn, tweak and try again to grow and the importance of spending most of our time focusing on our strengths and celebrating our progress.
14:23
October 8, 2020
18. Digestive enzymes - why you need them
When your digestive enzymes are out of balance, your body is unable to digest your food properly and absorb the nutrients it needs to function effectively. In this episode, Jen talks about the signs your body will give you when your gut chemistry is out and what you can do to bring it back into balance.
14:37
October 6, 2020
17. Staying present
Are you so busy living in the past or the future that you’re not enjoying the present? In this episode, Jen shares how slowing down and focusing on one thing at a time can reignite your passion, bring more excitement into your life, minimise your stress and improve your overall health.
16:05
October 1, 2020
16. Caving to a craving?
When you’re stressed, your body can start to crave foods for comfort. In this episode, Jen delves into what your stress cravings can mean and how you can give your body and more specifically your brain what it needs without giving in to those sugar, carbs and fatty cravings.
10:22
September 29, 2020
15. Is it urgent or important?
We live in a day and age where everything is expected instantly, and it’s causing us enormous amounts of stress and pressure. In this episode, Jen shares one of her stress minimising strategies; a simple question helps her assess the priority of the tasks and activities in her day and determine whether it needs to be done now, later or by someone else.
08:17
September 28, 2020
14. Why the food pyramid is really square
If you want to keep your nutrition in balance it’s not a pyramid that you should be basing your meal choices on, but a square. In this episode, Jen shares why the pyramid isn’t balanced and breaks down the foods and the portions you should be eating to maintain good health. To download the show notes go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
09:03
September 22, 2020
13. Get Comfortably Uncomfortable
Do you love staying in your comfort zone? In this spontaneous episode, Jen shares how she lets herself get comfortably uncomfortable by choosing a life of ‘yes’. You’ll hear about her latest challenge that got her so uncomfortable she had to accept help to get through it. For show notes go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
11:37
September 16, 2020
12. What Your Pimples Mean
Think your pimples are due to hormones? Think again. In this episode, Jen explains why your breakouts and where they are on your face can tell you a lot about your nutrition and how well specific body systems are working. You’ll also learn how to guard against pimples by protecting your skin from the inside out. For show notes go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
15:16
September 14, 2020
11. Is your tea habit bad for you?
Love a good cup of tea? These days many people are making the switch to tea for a healthier option, but did you know some teas are worse than coffee? In this episode, Jen takes you through the different types of teas and shares which ones are the best to sip and enjoy. For show notes go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
14:23
September 11, 2020
10. How Stress Shortens Your Life
Are you burning the candle at both ends? Stress, chronic depression and unhappiness can tax your body in ways you don’t even realise. In this episode, Jen looks at what you can do daily to minimise your stress, support your wellbeing and ensure you are lengthening your life - not shortening it.  For show notes go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
14:14
September 7, 2020
9. What's Your Poo Telling You?
Your poo can tell you a lot about your health. In this episode, Jen answers all of the secret poo questions you've been wondering about but haven't wanted to ask. You'll learn what your poo should look like, what deficiencies it can reveal, how frequently you should go and how much it can impact your health if you're not emptying well.
15:06
September 3, 2020
8. From Breakdowns To Breakthroughs
Life wasn't meant to be easy if it was, how would we grow? There will come a time where things don't go to plan; we'll be thrown out of balance, and events will rock you to your very core. But, as Jen shares in this episode, it's often these life-changing moments that change you into a better person or lead you to more remarkable outcomes. 
21:19
September 1, 2020
7. 3 Essentials To Reboot Tired Adrenal Glands
Sleepy, sluggish, stressed? Jen shares the three essentials needed to reboot tired adrenal glands - good food, good rest and good play! You’ll learn fun and practical ways to take the stress off your adrenals including a list of the best foods to support your recovery. To receive the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
20:57
August 25, 2020
6. Keeping Your Mind Healthy Through COVID
We know the importance of nourishing our bodies – but what about our minds? In this episode, Jen talks about the importance of looking after your mental wellbeing through stress and shares tips on how to stay optimistic – even through a pandemic. To receive the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
18:24
August 25, 2020
5. Essential oils, natures perfect remedy
Healing oils and herbs have been used as remedies for thousands of years. In this episode, Jen shares how this natural ‘old-time pharmacy’ can help keep those nasty bugs and pathogens away. Plus you’ll hear about Jen’s go-to blend that ensures she’s breathing clean and filtered air to stay well especially in times like now in 2020. To download the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au
08:23
August 8, 2020
4. Shoo the ‘bum glue’!
Could bum glue be to blame for your ailments? In this episode, Jen explains how refined and processed grains, aka ‘bum glue’ can get stuck in your body and cause inflammation and illness. Take her quick test to see if ‘bum glue’ is an issue for you and find out how you can get it gone! To download the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au 
13:42
August 8, 2020
3. Build up your immune system in lockdown
Is there any time better to get your health right than in the middle of a global pandemic? In this episode, Jen shares the extra measures she’s taking to boost her immune system, including the foods, herbs and spices she swears by to keep your health in check. To download the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au 
17:02
August 8, 2020
2. The triangle of health (OR An equation to live by)
Think good health is just about consuming the right food and exercising? Think again. In this episode, Jen dives into the three areas of health - the attitudinal, emotional and physical - and explains how one area out of balance can derail your whole system if you’re not careful.  To download the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au 
15:38
August 7, 2020
1. Sleep Your Way Out Of Burnout
Find yourself running out of energy? Getting broken sleep? You might be stuck in adrenal survival mode. In this reality checking episode, Jen shares her story of burnout and why sleep is the key to recharging your adrenal glands and getting your Qi - your energy and life force - reflowing. To download the show notes for this episode go to www.healthylifehacks.com.au 
18:05
August 7, 2020