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Parijat Deshpande is the leading integrative high-risk pregnancy specialist, somatic trauma professional and speaker and author who guides women to improve their pregnancy complications so they can reduce their risk of preterm birth. Her unique neurobiological approach has served hundreds of women to manage pregnancy complications and reclaim a safety and trust in their bodies that they thought was eroded forever. Parijat is the author of bestselling book Pregnancy Brain: A Mind-Body Approach to Stress Management During a High-Risk Pregnancy. She is also the host of the popular podcast Delivering Miracles®️, that discusses the real, raw side of family-building including infertility, loss, high-risk pregnancy, bed rest, prematurity and healing once baby comes home. Learn more at ( IG: @healthy.highriskpregnancy Facebook: ( Parijat's Book, Pregnancy Brain - Available on Kindle and paperback on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. ( Listen to the Delivering Miracles®️ podcast - (
Pain during intercourse? Stressed? Always feel tense and like you can't slow down? This all has and impact and correlates with your pelvic area!
Do you find that negativity can take over your mind and put you in a downward spiral? Stephanie discusses the power of positivity and how it can make a world of a difference. She give tips for how to develop it as a habit. Published Author, Motivational Speaker, Radio Show and Podcast. Stephanie Mearse has worked with Desert Capital Management Group as a Vice President since 2014. Stephanie has a BA in Business Management and an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She has been a professional in Marketing for over 20 years. From 2014-2020, she received the company's Top Performer Award for her commitment to excellence and outstanding performance. As a published author of "Women of Perfection; Perfectly Imperfect" she talks about how in today's society women are expected to be perfect with Pinterest and social media, but the reality is we are killing ourselves with the need of obtaining this perfection. In the book it speaks to what is the cause of this need for perfection and how can we overcome these boundaries and fears to become who we dream to be. She has published 4 books in the last year. The first was “Women of Perfection Perfectly Imperfect”, the second is the “Journaling Experience”, the third was “Empower Women of Empower Hour” and the fourth is “The dark secrets of 365 days”. As a Speaker, she speaks to women and men about breaking out of these fears and boundaries and achieve goals. In the last year, she has spoken at 30 summits and 75 podcasts around the world. Stephanie had a radio talk show on Sacramento's Money 105.5 as well as a podcast "Empower Hour" on Spotify. Stephanie is CEO of Empower Hour (Women's Networking Group) and helps women and children off of the streets. She is the President of a nonprofit The Butterfly Element that helps homeless women and children, as well as, free coaching for grieving, business, children, youth and confidence.    In her personal life, Stephanie is dedicated to her family, friends, and church. She's actively involved in Rotary Club, The Women's Thursday Club, a leader at The Tapestry Network, and her local Chamber of Commerce. Plus, she was a recent finalist for a local Honorary Mayor position. Married with a young son and daughter, Stephanie is passionate about impacting the lives of others, and helping those she meets to achieve both their professional and personal goals. Promote: ( www.stephanie ( Giveaways: Text free to 797979 for a free portfolio analysis  Text perfection to 474747 for a free book
Gabriela Rosa is a world-renowned fertility specialist, bestselling author, and the founder and clinical director of the Rosa Institute—an organization dedicated to helping couples create healthy babies, despite previous reproductive challenges. Since 2001, Gabriela and her team of clinicians have been implementing her unique F.E.R.T.I.L.E. Method®- a proven and effective methodology at the heart of each of Gabriela’s signature programs. In almost two decades, over 136,000 couples in more than 100 countries worldwide have benefited from reproductive education and regained their power. Following the same path as her patients, Gabriela found a way to improve her own chances of conceiving by implementing her methods and practices, helping her change her fertility twice and resulting in the births of her two boys. Free Book! Expires: February 17, 2021, at 11:59 PM Sydney time (GMT+11) 1. Please click on this link to redirect to the product page: ( 2. Add to cart and type in the coupon code betterhealth and hit 'Apply Coupon' 3. Your total should show zero and proceed to checkout.  4. Fill out all the necessary shipping details needed for the purchase. 5. Review your order and hit 'Place order'.
Did you know that you can tell body issues based on the acne on your face and where the acne is located? Hormonal acne is located in specific places and other issues are as well! Listen in on the full scoop. Instagram: @nourishbycaitlin @April.disher
Struggling with maintaining communication with your significant other? Do you find that there are areas that need to be addressed and are not? What if you are very similar to the person you are with? How does that work and thrive? Mollie breaks all of these questions down helping listeners to revive the intimacy in your relationship.
Do you feel like not getting enough sleep affects you more ways than one? Your not alone and your not going crazy! Sleep affects your cycle in so many ways and you may not be able to conceive because of your lack of sleep! Check out this episode to hear all the ways it affects your hormones. Instagram: @nourishbycaitlin @April.disher
Dr. Lulu summarizes what the outline of a detox looks like using skin issues as a sample scenario. Dr. LuLu Shimek is a Naturopathic Physician and expert in genetic health, working with patients experiencing chronic disease: autoimmune disease, digestive disorders, chronic pain, depression, anxiety and fatigue. She believes that once we dive deep down to the root of the problem of the distortion and ignite our bodies innate ability to heal, we see unimaginable changes in our well being.  Her passion lies in helping people discover their zest and joy for life that has been lost along their path of illness. Before starting, Dr. LuLu Naturopathic Clinic, Dr. LuLu journeyed through many careers, a true “renaissance woman”.  She studied interior design at the University of Georgia and has a doctorate from the prestigious Bastyr University .She also is an international speaker and author spreading the message of health and educating about prevention and wellbeing. Her podcast, The Genetic Genius, is dedicated to genomics and planetary alternative health. Her new book will focus on using botanical medicine and other natural modalities to heal the whole body by optimizing vitality, increasing wellbeing and enhancing cellular performance. Website: ( Twitter account: ( Linked In: ( ( Facebook: ( Instagram: ( ( Podcast: (The Genetic Genius) Youtube: (Dr. LuLu Shimek)
Struggling with a horrible cycle that seems to give you pain? Are you struggling most weeks out of your cycle? April and Caitlin dive into small methods and products that can help you avoid the dreadful PMS! Instagram: @april.disher @nourishbycaitlin
Are you experiencing burnout and struggle to find the joy in your life? Do you think that your job, roles or identity are your passion? Listen in on this episode to learn more about how you can find your passion to get out of burnout mode and figure out how you can best show up in life! Kristen is the CEO/President of Brave Leaders Group and helps leaders develop their passion so that they can better show up in their life! Freebies:  The incredibly easy, how-to guide to creating balance and KEEPING it that actually works ( The busy woman's guide to discovering and connecting to your purpose ( Links: Sign up to be a part of the Brave Leadership Community - free and weekly tips of how to live and work from your purpose! ( To find out more about the Brave Leadership Program contact  Instagram: @kristenpinkstonknowles ( Facebook Connect on LinkedIn (
I winter tough for you when it comes to getting the exercise you need? April and Caitlin break down what they are doing for exercise this winter. And don't worry, the break down includes easy methods that anyone can do! Hormones included. :) Instagram: @April.disher @nourishbycaitlin Check us out... and don't forget to subscribe, rate and review ;)
What is ancestral living? Learn about the key factors that ancestral living entails, why and how you can incorporate it into your life. Hilda Labrada Gore is the host and producer of the Wise Traditions and Tradiciones Sabias podcasts. A certified health coach, she has traveled the world exploring traditional practices for optimal well-being. Hilda shares the best of experts, experiences, and epic adventures on the podcasts, her Holistic Hilda YouTube channel, and on ancestral health tours that she leads.  Hilda is also a podcast coach and the author of “Podcasting Made Simple.” She especially enjoys helping people in the health and wellness space launch and improve their shows.  Hilda has energy to spare thanks to her love for sunshine and liverwurst. Follow her @holistichilda on Instagram and Parler. Visit her website: ( Subscribe to her YouTube channel: ( Special offer: free 15 minute health coaching or podcast coaching opportunity (sign up on her website's "services" page and put "DIsher offer" in the subject line
April chats with co-host, Caitlin Townsend on ways they are boosting their immunity for this winter. From foods, to herbs and spices, they discuss attainable ways you can incorporate health into your life! Want to try Tusol smoothies? Use code: betterhealth for 20% off! Website: ( Aneu Supplements: BH10 for 10% off Website: ( Instagram: @April.disher @nourishbycaitlin
Jacqueline Elizabeth is an Advocacy and Mindset coach for millennial entrepreneurs with endometriosis. She helps them better manage their symptoms holistically so they can live the pain-free lives they deserve.  Jacqueline has battled endometriosis for 20 years. At her worst, she was missing 2-weeks a month of school, bedridden due to pain, depressed and a even suicidal. It wasn’t until after surviving a botched surgery from an unqualified gynecologist that left her in more pain than before the surgery that she started taking an active role in her treatment plan. She started working heavily with holistic healing methods and nurturing her abundance mindset. She learned how to advocate for better care and support within her medical and personal communities. And she’s had 10 years almost completely pain free.  Jacqueline took the long road to find out what worked for her but she knew it doesn’t have to be that way for anyone else. She has taken her 20 years of experience and teamed up with some fantastic women to tell her story and offer a coaching and mentoring program so that no one else with endometriosis has to wait 10 years to find a diagnosis let alone start living pain free!” If you are currently struggling with endometriosis and are ready to start managing your symptoms more holistically and living more pain free days, please reach out to Jacqueline Elizabeth on Instagram or Facebook @HolisticAcademics or by emailing and mention this podcast for a free strategy call. Giveaway: Mention this podcast for a free strategy call! She'll be running a FREE masterclass intensive at the end of November that will bust common myths about endo and offer my top tips for healing holistically. If you are interested in attending you can sign up at ( 
Are you struggling with stress eating or maybe not eating at all to thin down? Then this episode is for you! Understand what an unhealthy relationship with food is and how to develop a healthy lifestyle with Nutrition Specialist and Health Coach, Melissa Rohlfs. Melissa Rohlfs is a certified holistic health and life coach helping busy women break free from stress/emotional eating and sugar bingeing so they can feel calm, confident and in control. Around food. Around sugar. In stressful situations. In their bodies. In their life. She is committed to empowering women to break free from dieting, emotional eating and self-image issues so they can ditch the diet mentality, and feel empowered in their own skin. After her own tumultuous history with food {withholding and then later in life, bingeing}, she learned how to deal with the core issues around her broken relationship with food. As a result, she felt called to go to school and learn to teach other women how to do the same. She graduated from the Health Coach Institute as a Holistic Health and Life Coach in 2018 and is the proud owner of Free 2 B Coaching. She is a proud Boilermaker alumna living in Tucson with her husband, Chad and two kiddos. Links: Instagram: free2b_coaching
Missy give a wonderful overview of starting a holistic lifestyle and what that entails when it comes to choosing to work with a practitioner. This is a great episode for anyone on the fence of starting a new page with their health. Missy Bane is a Board Certified Health Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner. She helps people 'age healthy' by creating a custom plan to fit their individual lifestyle, habits, genetics, and goals. Individual blueprints are designed together to include nutrition, movement, supplements, sleep, hormone balance, libido, energy, detoxification, and gut health. Each of these areas supports healing opportunities as well as long term health. She strongly believes that Taking Control of Your Health Means Taking Control of Your Life!  Freebie : (Here's )the Body Reset Solution - 3 Day Reset, but if you would link to the opt-in below that would be great! (
Want to prepare now to avoid pelvic pain later? Or do you pee when you sneeze now after having a child? Erika dives into all of this and how you can prevent and heal your pelvic floor! Erika Young is an experienced personal trainer, specializing in pre and postnatal fitness. She has competed in and coached a wide variety of sports (track, triathlon, speedskating and roller derby!), but now focuses exclusively on helping moms feel strong during and after pregnancy.  After experiencing and resolving her own pelvic floor dysfunction in her early 30s, she learned how common it is for women to experience a range of postnatal issues. Erika helps women address diastasis recti, back pain, core strength, prolapse symptoms, and incontinence. It is possible to return to fitness feeling even stronger after giving birth!  Erika's qualifications include: PCES (Postnatal Corrective Exercise Specialist), GGS Certified Pre & Postnatal Coach, ACE-CPT, PN1- Precision Nutrition, FMS-1- Functional Movement Screen, TRX and Metabolic Effect Hormonal Fat Loss Specialist Link for FREE ebook about kegels and your pelvic floor: ( Information and Waitlist for Stronger Beyond Birth: ( Link to free facebook group: (
Starting today, I am going to be co-hosting with Caitlin Townsend a few times a month for my 'solo' episodes! We will be bringing all things hormone-related and cycle-syncing. Today, we dive into cycle syncing and how to incorporate it whether you are dating, engaged or married. It can be tough to do new things, let alone start something new when you are in a relationship. Listen in on our talk together on how we incorporate it into our lives. Check out Caitlin and I on Instagram at: @nourishbycaitlin @april.disher
In this episode, we discuss all things brain related. From genetics to trauma and children to natural health, Lee Ann brings a great overview of how we can optimize our brains and the impact our brain has on the rest of our health and life. Lee Ann Foster's passion is to help people live their healthiest, happiest lives so they can make the world a better place for all. As a Master's level psychologist/neurotherapist, Epigenetics Wellness Coach, certified HeartMath coach, PSYCH-K Facilitator, Frequency Specific Microcurrent provider, and Trauma Transformation Coach, Lee Ann gives her clients the type of care that is well rounded, holistic, and science-based. These tools helped Lee Ann overcome some chronic trauma and health issues. She uses her education, personal traumas, and healing experiences to offer transformational services to people who want to enjoy more vibrant and fulfilling lives. She is married to Dr. Dale Foster with whom she co-owns an integrative psychology practice, NeuroSource, LLC. They have two fun and brilliant daughters, a wonderful new son-in-love, and a bit of an overweight, hilarious cat named Leo. Lee Ann and Dale love to take long walks in nature while discussing the deep meanings of life, absorb lots of sunshine on the beach, and backpack in Bankhead National Forest. They are both aging well together and you can learn more about how they are involved in human optimization and optimal aging by checking out the soon to be published  Codes of Longevity book and the Longevity summit that premiers and airs for free on October 14 - 18. Link: ( NeuroSource Website: ( On the website: free ebook 5 Ways to Optimize Your Brain for More Focus, Confidence, and Joy Connect with April: Instagram: @april.disher
Have you tried a cold shower and thought, heck no this is crazy?? April dives into the benefits of cold showers and how they can optimize your cycle in this episode. Maybe the benefits will convince you to give it a shot!
Caitlin Townsend is the founder of Nourish by Caitlin. She uses a food as medicine and whole living lifestyle approach to get to the root cause and create optimal health. Caitlin is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner as well as a Chef trained at The Culinary Institute of America. Through her own fertility journey she has been able to utilize her passion for food and knowledge of functional health to help others on their journey.  The giveaway below is an herbal coffee alternative recipe that is very nourishing! ( Connect with Caitlin: ( Connect with April Instagram: @april.disher Linkedin:
Taking time to be grateful is something we may intentionally do on Thanksgiving, but what about doing it everyday? April runs through key points from an article that backs up the health benefits of gratitude using scientific research. Happy Thanksgiving! Article:
Julie gives key tips, examples and knowledge on what is effecting women today and how we can optimize our body now to prepare for menopause later. Struggling with menopause or do you want to prevent negative menopausal symptoms later? Then you definitely need to listen. Julie has over 20 years in the health industry from physical therapy, implementing medication management protocols, health coaching and consulting physicians with training and certification programs to improve patient outcomes and reduce risk of disease. She has a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine from the University of Oregon, certified in functional nutrition from FNL, certified master health & wellness coach from HCI, been a certified fitness instructor, and a medical consultant with BioTE Medical. Her passion is to be a voice for those who are unsure about the medical industry and empower them with education and knowledge to feel confident in making the best decision for their health. Automatic 10% off to 21 Day Lose Belly Fat Cleanse: (    Black Friday sale gives an additional 25% off using coupon code during Nov 23-30th: BF2020 Find a provider: ( - if prefer pellet therapy ( - if prefer creams Top 5 suggested reads/books:  How to Achieve Healthy Again by Neal Rouzier, MD (easy read, educational and entertaining) Age Healthier, Live Happier by Gary Donovitz, MD (easy ready, educational and entertaining) The Obesity Code by Jason Fund, MD (understanding insulin, insulin resistance and hormones regarding weight) Estro-generation by Anthony G. Jay Ph.D (discussing EDC endocrine disrupting compounds that “act like estrogens” that are toxic to our body) Bio-Identical Hormones 101 by Jeffrey Dach, MD (Bio-identical hormones, thyroid and natural medicine made exceedingly Simple. Longer read but extremely educational) 
In part two of birth control, April dives into how hormonal contraceptives alter your choice of mate. She also explains experiences families have faced that resulted in the death of a loved one due to birth control. Instagram: @april.disher Linkedin: (
Brittney Moses is an LA native who is passionate about seeing this generation live wholeheartedly with purpose. While in the study of Psychology and research assisting at UCLA, she helps raise mental health awareness to reduce stigma and assist with helpful information at the intersection of faith, culture and mental health. In this episode, Brittney dives into all things mental health and how it connects with shame, identity, faith and relationships. We talk about attainable steps that can be taken for anyone wanting to work on mental health and how it should be done holistically. Connect with Brittney at: Instagram: @brittneymoses Twitter: Brittney_Moses YouTube: ( Podcast: The Faith and Mental Wellness Podcast Connect with April: Instagram: @april.disher
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April Disher
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Sep 8th, 2020
Latest Episode
Mar 2nd, 2021
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