The Natalie Tysdal Podcast

Natalie Tysdal

Natalie wants to help you live a life of purpose, without holding back on the things that are most important to you. Each week she will interview an incredible industry professional/industry thought leader to discuss the topics you need to hear as a busy working professional from sleep and health, to burnout and everything in between. As a journalist Natalie has interviewed thousands of professionals and knows how to get to the root of an issue with compassion and empathy. She is living her dream of digging into issues that really matter: health, family, relationships, and happiness. You can have it all, but you have to be intentional about how you do it.

070: No Guilt Parenting with JoAnn Crohn
25-07-2022
070: No Guilt Parenting with JoAnn Crohn
Do you feel guilty as a parent? Do you feel like you could always be doing more?   You’re not alone in how you feel, in fact many parents feel this way and simply don’t share it.    In this episode, JoAnn Crohn joins me to talk about taking the guilt out of our parenting and raising kids that are smart, capable, kind and make empowered decisions.   JoAnn Crohn, M. Ed is a parenting educator who helps moms feel confident in everything from raising empowered, self-sufficient kids to dropping the anxiety and guilt out of modern parenthood.   She’s an accomplished writer, author, podcast host of the No Guilt Mom podcast, and speaker, appearing in national media and founder of the company, No Guilt Mom  Her specialty is talking to both parents and kids - with her self-paced digital courses in handling big emotions, getting kids to help out more, creating a morning routine and conquering the homework drama.   JoAnn is a former elementary school teacher with a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction as well as a National Board Certified Teacher in Middle Childhood Education. She’s a mom to 2 kids - ages 13 and 8.    Listen in as we talk about: [2:10] How to help our kids without jumping in to save them[6:30] Gaining cooperation from our kids as we prepare for back to school[10:00] Supporting our kids in making decisions that may have consequences[11:20] Navigating ‘rescuing’ our kids in tough situations[14:20] Cooperation methods to use as a family[22:45] Mental health and supporting our kids’ needs Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Collaborate here!   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Duct Tape Parenting by Vicki HoefleThe free Happy Parent Checklist can be found at  Webinar: 5 Mistakes that Parents Make When Getting Their Family to Help Out Connect with JoAnn  InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
069: (RERUN) Navigating the Nervous System and Trapped Trauma with Irene Lyon
18-07-2022
069: (RERUN) Navigating the Nervous System and Trapped Trauma with Irene Lyon
This week, I’m resharing one of my favorite episodes from the podcast with Irene Lyon. If you've listened to this podcast from the beginning, it might be information you've already heard, but I know you will enjoy it and get something out of hearing it again.    If you're new here, you're in for something life changing without knowing it. We’re talking about our nervous systems, how trauma gets trapped and then holds us back and contributes to illnesses.   Irene Lyon, MSC. and nervous system expert teaches people around the world how to work with the nervous system to transform trauma, heal body and mind, and live full, creative lives. To date, her online programs and classes have reached over 9,500 people in over 90 countries.    Irene has a Master’s Degree in Biomedical and Health Science and also has a knack for making complex info easy for ALL of us to understand and apply to our lives.   Listen in as we talk about: [2:00] What the nervous system is, what it regulates and why it’s important[6:35] Does our past trauma stay stuck in the body?[10:25] The impact of our mothers’ womb on stress and trauma[15:10] How trapped trauma comes out in illnesses and appears in the body[21:20] Tips to navigating chronic illness and trapped trauma[30:00] How to transform your mindset, slow down and listen to your body[40:50] Irene’s best tip for productivity  Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter  Connect with Irene  InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook   Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
066: Guiding vs. Controlling Our Kids – Is There Really a Difference? with Dr. Siggie Cohen
27-06-2022
066: Guiding vs. Controlling Our Kids – Is There Really a Difference? with Dr. Siggie Cohen
How can we guide vs. control our kids? Is there really a difference?   We want our kids to be independent and make their own decisions, but there are some times in life when they have to do what we ask them to do.   So, where’s the balance?    Joining me for this conversation is Dr. Siggie Cohen.   Dr. Siggie is known as the "child whisperer" for her unparalleled depth of insight in working with children of all ages. For more than 35 years she has worked with thousands of children and families across the US and abroad, first as a teacher and then as a professor and counselor. Her method provides parents with practical tools and scripts to feel more empowered and less guilty. She is also a mother of 3 and runs a private practice in Los Angeles.   Listen in as we talk about: [2:30] The difference between controlling and guiding our kids[5:30] How to approach situations with a guiding vs. controlling way[9:55] The role adults play in dealing with difficult kids[14:25] Why parents demand a certain amount of respect and control[17:10] How to be firm without getting angry[25:20] Being firm and the impact to kids’ mental health Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Collaborate here!   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Parenting Toolbox   Connect with Dr. Siggie InstagramFacebook    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
065: The Benefits of Juicing and Plant-Based Foods with Nastasha McKeon
20-06-2022
065: The Benefits of Juicing and Plant-Based Foods with Nastasha McKeon
What are the benefits of juicing and plant-based foods? What is its impact in beating disease?   These are both buzzwords, and in this episode, we’re breaking them down fully with thanks to Nastasha McKeon.   Nastasha is a certified nutritionist and plant based diet educator holding a certification in plant-based nutrition and holistic nutrition. Founder & CEO of Choice Juicery an organic cafe & cold pressed juice concept with six locations in San Diego & Author of “Plant Food is Medicine.”    Natasha's life long passion has been studying the connection of food and how it relates to health. She is a firm believer that-as Hippocrates said-food is medicine and it is her mission in life to teach people how that applies in their lives by educating them and giving them the tools needed to make healthier choices.   In her clinical and personal experience she has seen first hand the impact of diet on disease. She has witnessed the healing powers of food to lower cholesterol, high blood pressure, reverse type Il diabetes and obesity, as well as relief from depression and many other diseases. Listen in as we talk about: [2:00] Why Nastasha believes in a plant-based diet[5:30] How Nastasha’s upbringing impacted her desire to build her business[10:40] How to get enough protein on a plant-based diet[14:15] Why Nastacha feels better being plant-based[17:00] The benefits of juicing[21:50] How to prepare for a juice cleanse [26:50] Tips to know which juices are healthy for you Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Collaborate here!   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Plant Food is Medicine by Nastasha McKeon   Connect with Nastasha Instagram - PersonalInstagram - Choice JuiceryTwitterwww.choicejuicery.com     Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
063: How to Eat to Beat Disease with Dr. William Li
06-06-2022
063: How to Eat to Beat Disease with Dr. William Li
How can you eat to beat disease?    That’s what we’re talking about in this episode with Dr. William Li.    William W. Li, MD, is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and author of the New York Times bestseller “Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.” His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments and impacts care for more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease and obesity.    His TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has garnered more than 11 million views. Dr. Li has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC and the Dr. Oz Show, and he has been featured in USA Today, Time Magazine, The Atlantic and O Magazine. He is president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation and is leading research into COVID-19.    Listen in as we talk about: [3:30] Food as medicine[8:10] How specific foods impact the health defense systems[9:45] Are supplements, proteins and Keto diets actually good for us?[11:45] What we should be cutting and adding to our diets[15:40] The types of diseases we can change with the help of food as medicine[19:10] Dr. Li’s research on COVID and how to heal from it[26:20] What a typical day of eating looks like for Dr. Li Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Collaborate here!   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Eat to Beat Disease by Dr. William Li Can We Eat to Starve Cancer TedTalkJoin Dr. Li for his free Masterclasses at     Connect with Dr. William Li   InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
062: How to Sleep Better at Night Naturally with Dr. Colin Espie
30-05-2022
062: How to Sleep Better at Night Naturally with Dr. Colin Espie
Are you ready to sleep better at night and do it naturally?   One of the top-rated podcast episodes on my podcast was episode 3, which all about sleep, and I know it’s one of the most helpful topics that you want to learn more about.   In this episode, I speak with Professor Colin Espie, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Big Health and Professor of Sleep Medicine in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford.    A world renowned sleep expert, Professor Espie is focused on improving the clinical assessment and treatment of sleep disorders, particularly using Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutics (CBTx), and studying sleep’s relationship to mental health. He has published more than 300 scientific papers in his career and has been elected as a  Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Royal Society of Medicine, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.   Prior to founding the University of Oxford’s Experimental & Clinical Sleep Medicine research programme in the Sleep & Circadian Research Institute in 2013, Professor Espie was the founding Director of the University of Glasgow Sleep Centre. In 2015, he was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies, and was awarded the Mary A. Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award by the Sleep Research Society in 2017. A highly sought after public speaker, Professor Espie regularly shares his latest research on sleep and sleep disorders, and serves as scientific expert in television and documentary interviews.    Listen in as we talk about: [2:10] Why so many people struggle with sleep[4:00] Do people struggle more with sleep today vs. 30-40 years ago?[5:45] The biggest culprits that affect our sleep[8:00] What cognitive behavioural therapy is and how it can help you with sleep[15:20] The impact of sleep medications, lights, technology, and alcohol are not conducive to proper sleep[25:10] Why it’s important to follow what feels good to you when it comes to sleep Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Get Canva Pro free for 45 days hereCollaborate here!   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Overcoming Insomnia: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques" by Dr. Colin Espie Episode 3: Must-Have Tips for Better and Restful Sleep with Suzy CohenSleepio App   Connect with Dr. Colin Espie   TwitterLinkedInwww.bighealth.com    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
059: How to slow down aging with Dr. Alka Patel
09-05-2022
059: How to slow down aging with Dr. Alka Patel
Have you ever wanted to press pause and slow down aging?   When you think of aging, you may immediately think about getting older. As you’ll hear in this episode, these are two very different things.   Joining me to speak about this topic is Dr. Alka Patel, a TEDx speaker, GP, Lifestyle Doctor, Longevity Coach, author and podcaster. She is Founder of Lifestyle First®, Creator of The Lifestyle First Formula® and host of The Lifestyle First Podcast.   One of her greatest passions is to empower and equip passionate changemakers to connect to their D.N.A. and Discover, Notice and Activate who they are, what they want and where they are going so that they can outSMART stress and outLIVE life with Stress Modifying Age Reversing Techniques for a life of Longevity, Intention, Value and Energy- it’s time to LIVE!    She helps speakers to self-care, leaders to leverage health and wellness in business and high impact experts to live longer, younger. Her own biological age is almost 30 years younger than her chronological age- yours can be too!   Listen in as we talk about: [2:40] The concept of aging and getting older[5:20] The difference in getting older and aging[6:40] Is it possible to slow down aging?[7:20] Dr. Patel’s acronym that focuses on the 10 key elements of our lifestyles[8:50] How to measure your biological age[20:00] The impact of what we consume both physically and mentally[22:50] The three F’s of food Resources mentioned in this episode: Join Dr. Patel’s Newsletter Take the LQ test – you know your IQ and your EQ, now find out your LQ! 20% discount on Dr. Patel’s Warm Up programme with code Podcast20 (Includes biological age test, motivation report and a results reveal consultation).   Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Before You Go on Camera GuideGet 45 Days of Canva Pro   Connect with Dr. Alka Patel   InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
057: Glutathione: Fight Disease, Slow Aging and Increase Energy with Dr. Nayan Patel
25-04-2022
057: Glutathione: Fight Disease, Slow Aging and Increase Energy with Dr. Nayan Patel
Have you heard of Glutathione? It’s a remarkable antioxidant that we all need to consider when it comes to fighting disease, slowing the aging process, and increasing our energy.   Dr. Nayan Patel joins me for this conversation. Dr. Patel is a sought after pharmacist, health expert, and thought leader in the industry. Since 1999, he has been collaborating with physicians to develop customized medication for their clients and design patient-specific drug and nutrition programmes. He has been the pharmacist of choice to celebrities, CEO’s and physicians themselves.    He recently published his first comprehensive book, The Glutathione Revolution: Fight Disease, Slow Aging & Increase Energy. After 11 years of clinical research on the master antioxidant, glutathione, Dr. Patel finally shares how powerful and essential glutathione is to the body’s detox system. He talks about the various benefits it has with slowing down the aging process, and explains how to increase your levels naturally. Dr. Patel is a firm believer in providing the body with tools it needs to defend itself and promote a healthy lifestyle that fits the pace of the modern world.  Listen in as we talk about: [2:55] What is Glutathione[4:15] How we get Glutathione[7:05] Mental and physical stress and how Glutathione can help with this[9:50] Tips to mitigate stress[11:20] Three things we can do to create more Glutathione[13:45] Dr. Patel’s signature Glutathione product[14:35] How Glutathione supports less wrinkles and the aging process[17:05] Dr. Patel’s tips to mitigating stress Resources mentioned in this episode: The Glutathione Revolution: Fight Disease, Slow Aging, and Increase Energy with the Master Antioxidant by Dr. Nayan Patel Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Link for GlutathioneCollaborate here! Connect with Dr. Nayan Patel   InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebook    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
056: Why it’s Important for Kids to Have a Sense of Control with Dr. William Stixrud
18-04-2022
056: Why it’s Important for Kids to Have a Sense of Control with Dr. William Stixrud
In this episode, we’re talking about why it’s important for kids to have a sense of control.    Why do we feel the need to control things as parents? And is it necessary for our kids to feel like they have control too? If we're not giving some control to our kids, then they're not gaining confidence and learning to do things for themselves.   Joining me for this conversation is Dr. William R. Stixrud, a clinical neuropsychologist and founder of The Stixrud Group. He is a member of the teaching faculty at Children’s National Medical Center and an assistant professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Stixrud is the author, with Ned Johnson, of the nationally bestselling book, The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives.   He is a frequent lecturer and workshop presenter and the author of several articles and book chapters on topics related to adolescent brain development, stress and sleep deprivation, integration of the arts in education, and meditation.    His work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, Time Magazine, Scientific American, Business Week, Barron’s, and, New York Magazine.    Listen in as we talk about: [2:25] Why we as parents and kids need control[8:00] How to help our kids find their own motivation[11:05] Tips for parents who feel like it’s too late to make changes[16:30] Why it’s okay to let our kids “fail”[20:28] What happiness means to young people Resources mentioned in this episode: Self Driven Child By William Stixrud, PhD and Ned Johnson Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck What Do You Say? By William Stixrud, PhD and Ned Johnson   Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Try Canva Pro for free here: here!   Connect with Dr. William Stixrud   Self-Driven Child Facebook Group      Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite
055: How to Prevent Cancer with Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy, MD
11-04-2022
055: How to Prevent Cancer with Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy, MD
How do we prevent cancer? Is it even possible? In a day and age where it feels like everyone we know has had a cancer scare or diagnosis, how can we change the way we live our lives to better support our overall health?   Joining me to discuss this is Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D. She is a prominent leader in the Integrative & Functional Medicine medical field (taking the best of all sciences, including conventional, homeopathic, eastern medicine, and the new modern medicine).   She is the Medical Director of two unique clinics, “The Cancer Center For Healing” & “Center For New Medicine.”    Dr. Connealy created the Cancer Center For Healing because of the epidemic spreading of Cancer. She has discovered that many factors contribute to the disease process; therefore, many modalities must be used to reverse it and spend the proper time with each patient to allow for the reversal of the disease.    Listen in as we talk about: [2:30] How Dr. Connealy decided to focus on cancer as her area of practice[8:12] Why people are getting sicker and sicker[12:00] Tips to live a healthier life and avoid health issues[14:30] Why sleep is so important[19:05] Drinking quality water[22:51] What a good day of healthy eating looks like[27:20] The truth about cancer and genetics [30:55] Why you need to be your own advocate Resources mentioned in this episode: Perfectly Healthy Book   Notes from Natalie: Sign Up for Natalie’s Newsletter Get 10% off Seeking Health supplements here: here!   Connect with Dr. Leigh   InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebookwww.ConnealyMD.com    Connect with Natalie Tysdal On Instagram On YouTubeOn FacebookWebsite