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Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit

Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit

Dhru Purohit, Dr. Mark Hyman

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The Broken Brain podcast will help you take your brain health to the next level and teach you how to live your best life! Listen as host and serial entrepreneur Dhru Purohit interviews the top experts in the field of neuroplasticity, epigenetics, biohacking, mindfulness and functional medicine.

Latest Episodes

#76: Discover Where You are on The Inflammation Spectrum and Reclaim Your Health with Dr. Will Cole

When you look into just about every health problem that we face in the world today—anxiety, depression, fatigue, digestive problems, hormone imbalances, diabetes, heart disease, or autoimmune conditions—they are all inflammatory in nature or have an inflammatory component. But inflammation starts brewing in the body long before these diseases become noticeable, not to mention diagnosable. By the time a health problem is advanced enough to be officially diagnosed, inflammation has typically already caused significant damage to the body.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dr. Will Cole, a leading Functional Medicine expert who consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems. Dr. Cole was named one of the top ...

51 MIN6 hours ago
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#76: Discover Where You are on The Inflammation Spectrum and Reclaim Your Health with Dr. Will Cole

#75: How a Morning Routine, Human Touch, and Nourishing Relationships Can Radically Lower Your Stress with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

We are living in the middle of a stress epidemic. The World Health Organization calls stress “the health epidemic of the twenty-first century.” Common complaints such as low libido, anxiety, poor memory, the inability to concentrate, and many gut problems seem completely unrelated, but often have stress as a root cause. The way we’re living our modern lifestyle is causing us a lot of problems. We think we can get away with burning the candle at both ends forever, but the reality is very different.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, one of the most influential doctors in the UK who wants to change how medicine will be practiced for years to come. He hosts the biggest health podcast in Europe, Feel Better, Live More, which Apple has announced as one of the most downloaded new podcasts of the past year. He is known for finding the root cause of people's health problems, and he has highlighted his methods in the groundbreaking BBC televis...

105 MIN1 weeks ago
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#75: How a Morning Routine, Human Touch, and Nourishing Relationships Can Radically Lower Your Stress with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

#74: How to Age Backwards and Live to 180 with Dave Asprey

When you think of aging, what comes to mind? Do you view it as a positive rite of passage or a negative phenomenon that must simply be endured? You might assume that you’re destined for the latter. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can be an active participant in your own aging process. Your habits and your environment have a lot of influence on your longevity, and how you’ll feel in your later years.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dave Asprey, founder and CEO of Bulletproof 360, creator of the global phenomenon Bulletproof Coffee, a two-time New York Times bestselling author, the host of the Webby award-winning podcast Bulletproof Radio, serial entrepreneur, and global change agent.Dave has dedicated over two decades of his life identifying and working with world-renowned doctors, scientists, luminaries of human existence, and innovators to uncover the most advanced methods for enhancing mental and physical performance. Dave’s discoveries and t...

77 MIN2 weeks ago
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#74: How to Age Backwards and Live to 180 with Dave Asprey

Behind The Scenes: Max Lugavere on Building a Personal Brand and Turning Your Passion into a Business

Is there something that you’re dreaming about—that you would love to share with the world, but maybe you’re afraid to give a voice to it because you’re not sure how it will turn out, what others will think, or how you can make money doing something that you truly love?On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Max Lugavere, a filmmaker, health and science journalist, and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Lugavere appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, The Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors. He has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, CNN, and the Daily Beast, has been featured on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and in The Wall Street Journal. He is a sought-after speaker and has given talks at South by Southwest, TEDx, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Biohacker Summit in...

120 MIN2 weeks ago
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Behind The Scenes: Max Lugavere on Building a Personal Brand and Turning Your Passion into a Business

#73: This One Belief will Radically Change Your Life with Marie Forleo

Each of us is born with a unique set of gifts, talents, and strengths that we’re put on earth to express and contribute. When you hold back from sharing yourself and your gifts, you’re stealing from those who need you most.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Marie Forleo, a born-and-raised Jersey girl with nothing more than passion, a laptop, and a dream. Marie Forleo has created a socially conscious digital empire that inspires millions across the globe. Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation, she’s the star of the award-winning show MarieTV, with over 50 million views, and host of The Marie Forleo Podcast, with more than ten million downloads. Marie runs the acclaimed business training program, B-School, and has taught entrepreneurs, artists, and multipassionate go-getters from all walks of life how to dream big and back it up with daily action to create results.In this episode, Dhru and Marie talk about how if you're having trouble solving a problem or making a dream happen, the problem isn't you, it's not that you're not hardworking, intelligent or deserving, but that you haven't yet installed the one key belief that will change everything — everything is figureoutable. They discuss the three most common excuses that derail us and how to reframe our thinking around it. They also talk about the importance of starting before you are ready, and how to turn fear into productive, creative fuel.In this episode, we dive into:-Where the phrase Everything is Figureoutable came from (6:49)-How to change the beliefs that hold you back (15:21)-The three rules of the Everything is Figureoutable philosophy (17:56)-The two destructive thoughts that will derail you from new opportunities (23:14)-How to shift your mindset around failure (39:17)-Why you should start before you’re ready (44:31)-How to create a support system when you don’t have one (47:15)-How to reframe your thinking around excuses (57:10)-Why it is your responsibility to share your gift with the world (1:08:40)-Learn more about Marie and her work (1:14:48)For more on Marie Forleo, be sure to follow her on Instagram @marieforleo, on Facebook @marieforleo, and on Twitter @marieforleo. Check out her website http://www.marieforleo.com. You can order her book, Everything is Figureoutable, right here. When you order the book you will receive a FREE 5-day, live online program (valued at $499). Learn more at EIFcourse.com.

78 MIN3 weeks ago
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#73: This One Belief will Radically Change Your Life with Marie Forleo

#72: Harness Your Brain’s Creative Potential to Pursue Your True Calling with Chase Jarvis

Creativity is a force inside every person that, when unleashed, transforms our lives and delivers vitality to everything we do. Left unexpressed, it can be a poison, leading to unhappiness, unfulfillment, and that feeling there is something missing.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Chase Jarvis, an award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential photographers of the past decade. He has created campaigns for Apple, Nike, Red Bull and others, was a contributor to the Pulitzer-winning New York Times story Snowfall, and earned an Emmy nomination for his documentary Portrait of a City. He also created Best Camera–the first photo app to share images to social networks, and is the Founder of CreativeLive, where more than 10 million students learn photography, video, design, music, and business from the world’s top creators and entrepreneurs.In this episode, Dhru and Chase talk about why establishing a creative practice is as important to our well-being as exercise or nutrition. They discuss Chase’s road map for unlocking your creative potential, pursuing your dreams and succeeding in the process. They also talk about the importance of cultivating meaningful relationships, and building your core community when working to accomplish a goal.In this episode, we dive into:-How to design the life you truly desire (1:46)-What creativity really means (18:42)-Why success is an inside job (19:56)-How to take the first step to pursue your dreams (24:05)-The four steps to unlock your creative potential (28:07)-How to design a daily practice to pursue your dreams (35:25)-The three challenges that can derail you from your creative pursuit (52:12)-Why the company we keep is so vital to our success (1:05:25)-Chase’s principles for goal setting (1:17:18)-Learn more about Chase and his work (1:29:36)For more on Chase Jarvis, be sure to follow him on Instagram @chasejarvis, on Facebook @chasejarvis and on Twitter @chasejarvis. Check out his website www.chasejarvis.com and www.creativelive.com. You can pre-order his book, Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life, right here. If you pre-order the book you will get access to a FREE 4-hour live workshop - learn more at https://www.creativelive.com/creativecalling.

95 MINSEP 19
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#72: Harness Your Brain’s Creative Potential to Pursue Your True Calling with Chase Jarvis

#71: Supporting the Vaginal Microbiome, The Root Cause of Acne, and Why Your Dog Has Leaky Gut with Kiran Krishnan

What do women’s health, dirt, and household pets have in common? More than you might think. When it comes to all living things, bacteria play a major role. Now, with emerging research in the microbiome contained within the soil, animals, and our bodies, we are able to find fascinating and helpful links for keeping good bacteria alive and well to support a wide variety of health functions.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Kiran Krishnan, a research microbiologist that has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 18 years. He comes from a university research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. Kiran established a Clinical Research Organization where he designed and conducted dozens of human clinical trials in human nutrition.Kiran is also a co-founder and partner in Nu Science Trading, LLC.; a nutritional technology development and research company. He is a co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Microbiome Labs. He is a frequent lecturer on the human microbiome at medical and nutrition conferences. He is an expert guest on national and satellite radio, has appeared in several international documentaries, and has been a guest speaker on several International health summits as a microbiome expert. He is currently involved in 16 novel human clinical trials on probiotics and the human microbiome.In this episode, Dhru and Kiran talk about a fascinating new study on dogs and leaky gut, and how it’s a major driver of chronic illness in dogs. They discuss how the vaginal microbiome is being destroyed, especially at OBGYN offices, and what dysbiosis in the vaginal microbiome can lead to. They also talk about another study on acne and the gut-skin axis and how Kiran discovered a method to modulate the gut microbiome to achieve healthier skin in 30 days.In this episode, we dive into:-Leaky gut and dogs (9:33)-Why you shouldn’t feed your dog coconut oil (15:46)-Is coconut oil really bad for us? (17:08)-Why diversity in our diet is so important (27:20)-How the vaginal microbiome is being destroyed (28:34)-Why you shouldn’t use coconut oil as a personal lubricant and what to use instead (34:21)-How spore-based probiotics can prevent the growth of acne (42:50)-Keystone stains and how they play a key role in keeping us healthy (48:59)-The challenge with probiotics on the market (1:08:31)-Probiotic companies that are doing it right (1:14:26)-What Kiran does in his daily life to support his overall health (1:16:07)-Why having a dog in your home lowers rates of allergies and asthma, especially in kids (1:24:21)-Learn more about Kiran and his work (1:26:08)For more on Kiran Krishnan, be sure to follow him on Instagram @kkiran_00 and on Facebook @kirankrishnan. Check out his website https://microbiomelabs.com. To learn more about the Microbiome Keynotes Symposium visit: https://live.microbiomekeynotes.com.Below are a few published studies by Kiran Krishnan on spore-based probiotics and the impact on the gut microbiome:IBS study: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/9/1968Leaky gut study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5561432/Synbiotic study: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590156719300350The studies Kiran mentioned during the interview are currently going through a peer-review process. Once they are published we will update the show notes with links to the studies.

88 MINSEP 12
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#71: Supporting the Vaginal Microbiome, The Root Cause of Acne, and Why Your Dog Has Leaky Gut with Kiran Krishnan

#70: A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalizing Your Diet with Chris Kresser

We all know there are universal rules to follow when it comes to eating a healthy diet, but personalization should be at the top of the list. While we have a lot in common as human beings and there are certain nutritional guidelines applicable to all of us, we’re different in important ways too. We have different genetics, constitutions, health status, activity levels, lifestyles, and goals, and all of these factors determine what an optimal diet is for each of us.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Chris Kresser, the CEO of Kresser Institute for Functional & Evolutionary Medicine, the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure. He is known for his in-depth research uncovering myths and misconceptions in modern medicine and providing natural health solutions with proven results. Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fi...

77 MINSEP 5
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#70: A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalizing Your Diet with Chris Kresser

#69: Mirror Neurons, Empathy and Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

Jennifer is one of the nation’s leading parenting experts and the founder of Connected Parenting. She is the author of Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great kid and You’re Ruining My Life! (But Not Really) Surviving the Teenage Years with Connected Parenting.Jennifer was the Parenting expert on CBC’s Steven and Chris show for eight seasons and has appeared frequently on Canada AM and Breakfast Television. Her advice can be found in many Canadian and U.S. magazines, such as Today’s Parent, Redbook, Parent Magazine and Canadian Family. Jennifer has been helping children, teens and families get connected for over twenty years.Here are more of the details from this episode:- How Jennifer discovered compassionate parenting and family therapy as her calling (4:50)- The power of limbic bonding for you and your child (7:27)- What traditional parenting got wrong about “You should know better!” (15:50)- What are mirror neurons and how they can help (19:13)- How yelling impacts the fight or flight response and stress hormones (24:40)- Breaking down the CALM technique (27:00)- Practicing active listening with the CALM technique in real situations (44:40)- Approaching disagreements with teenagers more mindfully (52:20)- Dealing with full-on tantrums and what happens when you give them permission to meltdown (57:10)- Advice for couples and how to use mirroring for intimate relationships (1:15:50)- Taking a modern approach to the modern problems kids are dealing with (1:30:05)- Why too much power leads kids to feel anxious (1:50:30)- Learn more about Jennifer’s work (1:54:20)Links:www.connectedparenting.comwww.connectedparenting.com/books/connected-parenting-book/www.twitter.com/jenniferkolari

126 MINAUG 29
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#69: Mirror Neurons, Empathy and Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

The Top Foods to Supercharge Your Brain Health

Every time we eat, we have a chance to boost our brain function! That's why what we choose to put on our plate is one of the most critical health interventions er can make.Food not only affects our likelihood of disease, but it can lengthen our lives, change our mood, and even affect the expression of our DNA. By approaching disease with a holistic perspective, of which food is a vital part, we can tackle the root causes of illness and truly live well. We can change our destiny by making better choices today.In this special mini-episode, I speak with Dr. Rupy Aujla, Max Lugavere, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, and Dr. David Perlmutter about an empowered approach to supporting the brain, starting with food first.Follow today's guests in this mini-episode here:https://www.instagram.com/doctors_kitchen/https://www.instagram.com/maxlugavere/https://www.instagram.com/drchatterjee/https://www.instagram.com/davidperlmutter/Music: For the Night by Chill Study

21 MINAUG 22
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The Top Foods to Supercharge Your Brain Health

Latest Episodes

#76: Discover Where You are on The Inflammation Spectrum and Reclaim Your Health with Dr. Will Cole

When you look into just about every health problem that we face in the world today—anxiety, depression, fatigue, digestive problems, hormone imbalances, diabetes, heart disease, or autoimmune conditions—they are all inflammatory in nature or have an inflammatory component. But inflammation starts brewing in the body long before these diseases become noticeable, not to mention diagnosable. By the time a health problem is advanced enough to be officially diagnosed, inflammation has typically already caused significant damage to the body.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dr. Will Cole, a leading Functional Medicine expert who consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems. Dr. Cole was named one of the top ...

51 MIN6 hours ago
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#76: Discover Where You are on The Inflammation Spectrum and Reclaim Your Health with Dr. Will Cole

#75: How a Morning Routine, Human Touch, and Nourishing Relationships Can Radically Lower Your Stress with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

We are living in the middle of a stress epidemic. The World Health Organization calls stress “the health epidemic of the twenty-first century.” Common complaints such as low libido, anxiety, poor memory, the inability to concentrate, and many gut problems seem completely unrelated, but often have stress as a root cause. The way we’re living our modern lifestyle is causing us a lot of problems. We think we can get away with burning the candle at both ends forever, but the reality is very different.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, one of the most influential doctors in the UK who wants to change how medicine will be practiced for years to come. He hosts the biggest health podcast in Europe, Feel Better, Live More, which Apple has announced as one of the most downloaded new podcasts of the past year. He is known for finding the root cause of people's health problems, and he has highlighted his methods in the groundbreaking BBC televis...

105 MIN1 weeks ago
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#75: How a Morning Routine, Human Touch, and Nourishing Relationships Can Radically Lower Your Stress with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

#74: How to Age Backwards and Live to 180 with Dave Asprey

When you think of aging, what comes to mind? Do you view it as a positive rite of passage or a negative phenomenon that must simply be endured? You might assume that you’re destined for the latter. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can be an active participant in your own aging process. Your habits and your environment have a lot of influence on your longevity, and how you’ll feel in your later years.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Dave Asprey, founder and CEO of Bulletproof 360, creator of the global phenomenon Bulletproof Coffee, a two-time New York Times bestselling author, the host of the Webby award-winning podcast Bulletproof Radio, serial entrepreneur, and global change agent.Dave has dedicated over two decades of his life identifying and working with world-renowned doctors, scientists, luminaries of human existence, and innovators to uncover the most advanced methods for enhancing mental and physical performance. Dave’s discoveries and t...

77 MIN2 weeks ago
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#74: How to Age Backwards and Live to 180 with Dave Asprey

Behind The Scenes: Max Lugavere on Building a Personal Brand and Turning Your Passion into a Business

Is there something that you’re dreaming about—that you would love to share with the world, but maybe you’re afraid to give a voice to it because you’re not sure how it will turn out, what others will think, or how you can make money doing something that you truly love?On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Max Lugavere, a filmmaker, health and science journalist, and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Lugavere appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, The Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors. He has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, CNN, and the Daily Beast, has been featured on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and in The Wall Street Journal. He is a sought-after speaker and has given talks at South by Southwest, TEDx, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Biohacker Summit in...

120 MIN2 weeks ago
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Behind The Scenes: Max Lugavere on Building a Personal Brand and Turning Your Passion into a Business

#73: This One Belief will Radically Change Your Life with Marie Forleo

Each of us is born with a unique set of gifts, talents, and strengths that we’re put on earth to express and contribute. When you hold back from sharing yourself and your gifts, you’re stealing from those who need you most.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Marie Forleo, a born-and-raised Jersey girl with nothing more than passion, a laptop, and a dream. Marie Forleo has created a socially conscious digital empire that inspires millions across the globe. Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation, she’s the star of the award-winning show MarieTV, with over 50 million views, and host of The Marie Forleo Podcast, with more than ten million downloads. Marie runs the acclaimed business training program, B-School, and has taught entrepreneurs, artists, and multipassionate go-getters from all walks of life how to dream big and back it up with daily action to create results.In this episode, Dhru and Marie talk about how if you're having trouble solving a problem or making a dream happen, the problem isn't you, it's not that you're not hardworking, intelligent or deserving, but that you haven't yet installed the one key belief that will change everything — everything is figureoutable. They discuss the three most common excuses that derail us and how to reframe our thinking around it. They also talk about the importance of starting before you are ready, and how to turn fear into productive, creative fuel.In this episode, we dive into:-Where the phrase Everything is Figureoutable came from (6:49)-How to change the beliefs that hold you back (15:21)-The three rules of the Everything is Figureoutable philosophy (17:56)-The two destructive thoughts that will derail you from new opportunities (23:14)-How to shift your mindset around failure (39:17)-Why you should start before you’re ready (44:31)-How to create a support system when you don’t have one (47:15)-How to reframe your thinking around excuses (57:10)-Why it is your responsibility to share your gift with the world (1:08:40)-Learn more about Marie and her work (1:14:48)For more on Marie Forleo, be sure to follow her on Instagram @marieforleo, on Facebook @marieforleo, and on Twitter @marieforleo. Check out her website http://www.marieforleo.com. You can order her book, Everything is Figureoutable, right here. When you order the book you will receive a FREE 5-day, live online program (valued at $499). Learn more at EIFcourse.com.

78 MIN3 weeks ago
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#73: This One Belief will Radically Change Your Life with Marie Forleo

#72: Harness Your Brain’s Creative Potential to Pursue Your True Calling with Chase Jarvis

Creativity is a force inside every person that, when unleashed, transforms our lives and delivers vitality to everything we do. Left unexpressed, it can be a poison, leading to unhappiness, unfulfillment, and that feeling there is something missing.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Chase Jarvis, an award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential photographers of the past decade. He has created campaigns for Apple, Nike, Red Bull and others, was a contributor to the Pulitzer-winning New York Times story Snowfall, and earned an Emmy nomination for his documentary Portrait of a City. He also created Best Camera–the first photo app to share images to social networks, and is the Founder of CreativeLive, where more than 10 million students learn photography, video, design, music, and business from the world’s top creators and entrepreneurs.In this episode, Dhru and Chase talk about why establishing a creative practice is as important to our well-being as exercise or nutrition. They discuss Chase’s road map for unlocking your creative potential, pursuing your dreams and succeeding in the process. They also talk about the importance of cultivating meaningful relationships, and building your core community when working to accomplish a goal.In this episode, we dive into:-How to design the life you truly desire (1:46)-What creativity really means (18:42)-Why success is an inside job (19:56)-How to take the first step to pursue your dreams (24:05)-The four steps to unlock your creative potential (28:07)-How to design a daily practice to pursue your dreams (35:25)-The three challenges that can derail you from your creative pursuit (52:12)-Why the company we keep is so vital to our success (1:05:25)-Chase’s principles for goal setting (1:17:18)-Learn more about Chase and his work (1:29:36)For more on Chase Jarvis, be sure to follow him on Instagram @chasejarvis, on Facebook @chasejarvis and on Twitter @chasejarvis. Check out his website www.chasejarvis.com and www.creativelive.com. You can pre-order his book, Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life, right here. If you pre-order the book you will get access to a FREE 4-hour live workshop - learn more at https://www.creativelive.com/creativecalling.

95 MINSEP 19
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#72: Harness Your Brain’s Creative Potential to Pursue Your True Calling with Chase Jarvis

#71: Supporting the Vaginal Microbiome, The Root Cause of Acne, and Why Your Dog Has Leaky Gut with Kiran Krishnan

What do women’s health, dirt, and household pets have in common? More than you might think. When it comes to all living things, bacteria play a major role. Now, with emerging research in the microbiome contained within the soil, animals, and our bodies, we are able to find fascinating and helpful links for keeping good bacteria alive and well to support a wide variety of health functions.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Kiran Krishnan, a research microbiologist that has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 18 years. He comes from a university research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. Kiran established a Clinical Research Organization where he designed and conducted dozens of human clinical trials in human nutrition.Kiran is also a co-founder and partner in Nu Science Trading, LLC.; a nutritional technology development and research company. He is a co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Microbiome Labs. He is a frequent lecturer on the human microbiome at medical and nutrition conferences. He is an expert guest on national and satellite radio, has appeared in several international documentaries, and has been a guest speaker on several International health summits as a microbiome expert. He is currently involved in 16 novel human clinical trials on probiotics and the human microbiome.In this episode, Dhru and Kiran talk about a fascinating new study on dogs and leaky gut, and how it’s a major driver of chronic illness in dogs. They discuss how the vaginal microbiome is being destroyed, especially at OBGYN offices, and what dysbiosis in the vaginal microbiome can lead to. They also talk about another study on acne and the gut-skin axis and how Kiran discovered a method to modulate the gut microbiome to achieve healthier skin in 30 days.In this episode, we dive into:-Leaky gut and dogs (9:33)-Why you shouldn’t feed your dog coconut oil (15:46)-Is coconut oil really bad for us? (17:08)-Why diversity in our diet is so important (27:20)-How the vaginal microbiome is being destroyed (28:34)-Why you shouldn’t use coconut oil as a personal lubricant and what to use instead (34:21)-How spore-based probiotics can prevent the growth of acne (42:50)-Keystone stains and how they play a key role in keeping us healthy (48:59)-The challenge with probiotics on the market (1:08:31)-Probiotic companies that are doing it right (1:14:26)-What Kiran does in his daily life to support his overall health (1:16:07)-Why having a dog in your home lowers rates of allergies and asthma, especially in kids (1:24:21)-Learn more about Kiran and his work (1:26:08)For more on Kiran Krishnan, be sure to follow him on Instagram @kkiran_00 and on Facebook @kirankrishnan. Check out his website https://microbiomelabs.com. To learn more about the Microbiome Keynotes Symposium visit: https://live.microbiomekeynotes.com.Below are a few published studies by Kiran Krishnan on spore-based probiotics and the impact on the gut microbiome:IBS study: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/9/1968Leaky gut study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5561432/Synbiotic study: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590156719300350The studies Kiran mentioned during the interview are currently going through a peer-review process. Once they are published we will update the show notes with links to the studies.

88 MINSEP 12
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#71: Supporting the Vaginal Microbiome, The Root Cause of Acne, and Why Your Dog Has Leaky Gut with Kiran Krishnan

#70: A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalizing Your Diet with Chris Kresser

We all know there are universal rules to follow when it comes to eating a healthy diet, but personalization should be at the top of the list. While we have a lot in common as human beings and there are certain nutritional guidelines applicable to all of us, we’re different in important ways too. We have different genetics, constitutions, health status, activity levels, lifestyles, and goals, and all of these factors determine what an optimal diet is for each of us.On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Chris Kresser, the CEO of Kresser Institute for Functional & Evolutionary Medicine, the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure. He is known for his in-depth research uncovering myths and misconceptions in modern medicine and providing natural health solutions with proven results. Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fi...

77 MINSEP 5
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#70: A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalizing Your Diet with Chris Kresser

#69: Mirror Neurons, Empathy and Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

Jennifer is one of the nation’s leading parenting experts and the founder of Connected Parenting. She is the author of Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great kid and You’re Ruining My Life! (But Not Really) Surviving the Teenage Years with Connected Parenting.Jennifer was the Parenting expert on CBC’s Steven and Chris show for eight seasons and has appeared frequently on Canada AM and Breakfast Television. Her advice can be found in many Canadian and U.S. magazines, such as Today’s Parent, Redbook, Parent Magazine and Canadian Family. Jennifer has been helping children, teens and families get connected for over twenty years.Here are more of the details from this episode:- How Jennifer discovered compassionate parenting and family therapy as her calling (4:50)- The power of limbic bonding for you and your child (7:27)- What traditional parenting got wrong about “You should know better!” (15:50)- What are mirror neurons and how they can help (19:13)- How yelling impacts the fight or flight response and stress hormones (24:40)- Breaking down the CALM technique (27:00)- Practicing active listening with the CALM technique in real situations (44:40)- Approaching disagreements with teenagers more mindfully (52:20)- Dealing with full-on tantrums and what happens when you give them permission to meltdown (57:10)- Advice for couples and how to use mirroring for intimate relationships (1:15:50)- Taking a modern approach to the modern problems kids are dealing with (1:30:05)- Why too much power leads kids to feel anxious (1:50:30)- Learn more about Jennifer’s work (1:54:20)Links:www.connectedparenting.comwww.connectedparenting.com/books/connected-parenting-book/www.twitter.com/jenniferkolari

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#69: Mirror Neurons, Empathy and Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

The Top Foods to Supercharge Your Brain Health

Every time we eat, we have a chance to boost our brain function! That's why what we choose to put on our plate is one of the most critical health interventions er can make.Food not only affects our likelihood of disease, but it can lengthen our lives, change our mood, and even affect the expression of our DNA. By approaching disease with a holistic perspective, of which food is a vital part, we can tackle the root causes of illness and truly live well. We can change our destiny by making better choices today.In this special mini-episode, I speak with Dr. Rupy Aujla, Max Lugavere, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, and Dr. David Perlmutter about an empowered approach to supporting the brain, starting with food first.Follow today's guests in this mini-episode here:https://www.instagram.com/doctors_kitchen/https://www.instagram.com/maxlugavere/https://www.instagram.com/drchatterjee/https://www.instagram.com/davidperlmutter/Music: For the Night by Chill Study

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The Top Foods to Supercharge Your Brain Health

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