Mindful Health for the Wise Woman

Mindful Health for the Wise Woman

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How can a caretaker effectively serve others from an empty vessel? She can’t! She can only be whole by learning to tend to her body, mind, emotions, and spirit every day. She deserves to be at her best to have a happy, healthy, and productive life. Join Nadine to discover ways to navigate the stresses of a modern woman’s life, increasing awareness of warning signs of ill health, and tips for finding time for daily self-care.


The Mindful Minute - Breathe with Your Belly!
Aug 20 • 1 min
Learn to use your abdominal muscles for a full and deep breath when you are lying down.
Why We Became Doctors and What We Learned
Aug 19 • 31 min
Drs. Adams-Sheeley and Taramasco met in medical school. They became friends who supported one another through the rigors of navigating medical school successfully. Today, they are here to talk about their adventures in doctoring. Dr. Taramasco was a guest…
The Mindful Minute - Warrior 1
Aug 13 • 1 min
Learn Warrior 1 to feel mentally and physically strong and confident.
Lauren Walsh, Founder of Global Sisterhood
Aug 12 • 21 min
Lauren is the CEO and Founder of Global Sisterhood, an incredible platform for rising women and a movement of sister circles around the world in over 85 counties providing space, guidance, and practices for women everywhere to cultivate emotional freedom…
The Mindful Minute - “Buttoned Up Blessings”, by Ugochi Nwaogwugwu
Aug 6 • 3 min
This is a poem about unity, strength, kindness and support - from one woman to another, by Ugochi Nwaogwugwu.
Assistant Professor Leah Allen, On the Surprising Relationship Between Feminism and Health
Aug 5 • 28 min
Dr. Leah Allen is Assistant Professor in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies and English at Grinnell College in Iowa. On this episode, she discusses feminism and how it affects health.
The Mindful Minute - Type A Personalities Can Meditate Too!
Jul 30 • 2 min
What a Type A personality learned about meditation.
Jim Bennitt, Co-Founder of Tejas Yoga, On Meditation
Jul 29 • 22 min
Jim Bennitt is a Tantric Vinyasa Yoga teacher and co-founder of Tejas Yoga in Chicago, IL. He delves into the true meaning, rewards, and a simple approach to a meditation practice.
The Mindful Minute - Grow Your Own Herb!
Jul 23 • 0 min
Try growing an herb of your own in your kitchen.
Bonus Episode: Seeds for Thought with Brenda Shelton, Horticulturist
Jul 22 • 8 min
Horticulturist, Brenda Shelton of Sawyer Market and Garden in Sawyer, MI shares anecdotal pearls of wisdom in this bonus episode.
The Mindful Minute - A Guided Relaxation in Nature
Jul 16 • 2 min
Find a quiet place in a natural setting of your choosing, free of distractions and sit quietly for this guided relaxation.
“I Am Nature and Nature is Me” with Brenda Shelton, Horticulturist
Jul 15 • 31 min
Horticulturist Brenda Shelton defines and discusses practice of horticulture, our interdependence with nature, and why she loves her craft.
The Mindful Minute - A Meditation to Observe Your Cravings
Jul 9 • 1 min
This is a simple meditation to observe your cravings.
Jennifer Alembik, Food Addiction Coach
Jul 8 • 30 min
What is food addiction? It is a controversial subject. Jennifer Alembik, Food Addiction Coach, is here to tell us about her experiences with food addiction and how those experiences led her to help others.
The Mindful Minute - Go Read Some Labels!
Jul 2 • 0 min
Read five nutrition labels this week and assess what changes, if any, you should make.
Christine Rosandich, Nutrition Educator - Nutrition Labels Explained!
Jul 1 • 24 min
Nutrition Educator and Health Coach, Christine Rosandich returns to explain both why it is important to know how to read a nutrition label and how to do so.
The Mindful Minute - Sugar, Too Much of a Good Thing…
Jun 25 • 2 min
Too much sugar is detrimental to our health.
Christine Rosandich, Nutrition Educator, On Why Diets Don’t Work
Jun 24 • 41 min
Christine Rosandich, Nutrition Educator and Health Coach advises against dieting and instead, educates us to adopt individual and sustainable strategies for weight maintenance.
The Mindful Minute - A Meditation at the Beach, from “Aqua Kriya Yoga”
Jun 18 • 1 min
Find a quiet place to sit and imagine you are at the beach.
What is Aqua Yoga and Why Does It Help? - with Camella Nair
Jun 17 • 25 min
Camella Nair (Swami Nibhrtananda), who is certified in Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation as well as being a Yoga Therapist and Ayurvedic Health Educator, author, and home funeral guide talks about yoga in the water and its benefits.
The Mindful Minute - A Tip from an Art Therapist
Jun 11 • 0 min
A tip from Art Therapist, Kathleen Daly…
Art Therapist Kathleen Daly
Jun 10 • 32 min
Kathleen Daly is an art therapist and she joins us to talk about how art can heal.
The Mindful Minute - Meditate to Your Favorite Song
Jun 4 • 1 min
Meditate to your favorite song.
Jesse Backes, Percussion Teacher, On How Music Teaches Us to Fail
Jun 3 • 26 min
Jesse Backes is a freelance percussion teacher, composer, and clinician in the midwest. He joins us on the podcast to talk about how music encourages us to fail.
The Mindful Minute - A Birdsong Meditation
May 21 • 1 min
Finding a quiet place, sit and listen to the nature’s music, in the form of birdsong.
Jeffrey Wolfe, Music Therapist
May 20 • 31 min
Jeffrey Wolfe is Director of Community Programs and Financial Operations, and a board-certified music therapist at Institute for Therapy through the Arts.
The Mindful Minute - Make a New Habit Tip
May 14 • 1 min
Here is a quick tip to form a new habit.
Dr. Sikirat Yusuf, Chiropractor and Owner of Serenity Chiropractic
May 13 • 24 min
Dr. Sikirat Yusuf, medical and wellness consultant and owner of Serenity Chiropractic in Homewood, IL joins us on the podcast to talk about the practice of chiropractic medicine and why she loves it and her patients!
The Mindful Minute - Superman Variation for Back Strength
May 7 • 1 min
Try this exercise to strengthen your back muscles.
Ryan Glatt - Brain Health Coach
May 6 • 25 min
Ryan Glatt is a psychometrist and Brain Health Coach at the Brain Health Center in the Pacific Neuroscience Institute. With a strong background in exercise science and human health, Ryan develops curricula specifically targeted towards those with…
The Mindful Minute - Cat Cow Three Ways
Apr 30 • 2 min
Cat Cow Pose can be done on a mat, in a chair, or standing.
Katie Hawks, Yoga and Massage Therapist
Apr 29 • 16 min
Katie Hawks, Yoga Therapist and Massage Therapist talks about the benefits of yoga and massage therapies.
The Mindful Minute - Legs Up the Wall
Apr 23 • 1 min
Legs Up the Wall is a relaxing pose with numerous benefits.
This Caregiver Returns to Speak about Grief
Apr 22 • 26 min
Leslie Susralski originally shared her story of caring for her husband with terminal cancer in episode 11. This special follow up episode is about life without Eddie, a few weeks after his passing.
The Mindful Minute - Flower Breath to Be Calm
Apr 16 • 1 min
Learning new things can be challenging. Try breathing like a flower to be calm.
The Medical Management of Osteoporosis with Dr. Taramasco
Apr 15 • 29 min
Dr. Dan Taramasco, board certified internist, discusses the medical management and prevention of osteoporosis.
The Mindful Minute - A Balancing Exercise from the Chair
Apr 9 • 1 min
A simple exercise of slowly sitting and rising from a chair can improve lower body strength and improve balance.
Carol Feely Describes Living with Osteoporosis
Apr 8 • 23 min
Carol Feely, retired teacher, has lived with osteoporosis for many years and describes how she has proactively managed it.
The Mindful Minute - How to Savasana (How to Relax)
Apr 2 • 1 min
Final relaxation (savasana, the Sanskrit word) is the most important part of yoga.
A Conversation with Dr. Loren Fishman, Author of “Yoga for Osteoporosis”
Apr 1 • 32 min
Loren Fishman, MD is Medical Director of Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in New York City, author of ten books, and more than 90 academic articles, and a world-recognized pioneer in the use of yoga in medical conditions. In this episode, he…
The Mindful Minute - Five Pointed Star to Seated Squat
Mar 26 • 1 min
This is a standing to sitting sequence to stretch the front of the body and to strengthen the legs.
Dr. Noosha Niv, Clinical Psychologist, On Forgiveness
Mar 25 • 22 min
Dr. Noosha Niv, clinical psychologist, is back to talk about how forgiveness benefits us, how it harms us when we cannot forgive, and the steps to take when forgiving is difficult.
The Mindful Minute - Alternate Nostril Breathing
Mar 19 • 1 min
Alternate Nostril Breathing technique.
Thalia Bishop Navigates Anxiety with Integrity
Mar 18 • 27 min
Thalia Bishop, in training for her doctoral degree in clinical psychology, talks openly about how she has managed her anxiety.
The Mindful Minute - Inspired by Breath of Joy
Mar 12 • 1 min
This is a seated practice inspired by breath of joy.
Dr. Noosha Niv, Clinical Psychologist, On Anxiety
Mar 11 • 30 min
Dr. Noosha Niv defines normal vs. abnormal anxiety.
The Mindful Minute - Milkshake by Global Family Yoga
Mar 5 • 1 min
Relax and do the milkshake!
Mira Binzen, On Teaching Yoga to Future Wise Women
Mar 4 • 21 min
Mira Binzen, 500 hour registered yoga teacher, yoga therapist, child psychologist, and co-founder of Global Family Yoga is here to teach us about myriad benefits of yoga for children, young adults, and families.
The Mindful Minute - A Routine
Feb 26 • 1 min
Make a routine
My Daughter, Future Wise Woman
Feb 25 • 15 min
My daughter, Maddie Kelly, third year Harvard student talks about staying healthy in college.
The Mindful Minute - Coloring is Good for You!
Feb 19 • 1 min
Another way to relax is to color, so grab some colored pencils and a coloring book for adults!
Denise Gives Back
Feb 18 • 20 min
Denise Bouche, yoga student and brilliant artistic soul, painted a gorgeous mural, spanning two walls for the Cancer Support Center in Mokena, IL. She describes how and why she did it, despite how much pain she was in due to cancer recurrence at the time.
The Mindful Minute - Mindful Eating Practice
Feb 12 • 1 min
Practice mindful eating.
The Bakery Boss Lady Puts Her Scones to Work for Community
Feb 11 • 26 min
Lisa Thompson, owner of Blue Sky Bakery in Chicago, gives underserved young adults opportunity by training them in her bakery for a better future.
The Mindful Minute - Love, Kindness, and Feeling Safe
Feb 5 • 1 min
Communicate with love and kindness.
Dr. Mica Estrada, On The Effects Community and Kindness in Retaining Students of Color in STEM Fields
Feb 4 • 29 min
Dr. Mica Estrada, Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Institute of Health and Aging at UCSF, discusses community and kindness, and how they impact the retention of historically underrepresented minorities in…
The Mindful Minute-Marching in Place
Jan 29 • 1 min
Feeling lethargic? Let’s march in place.
YZ - Woman On a Mission
Jan 28 • 24 min
YZ, my fellow The Podcast Fellowship alum and friend, joins me on this episode to talk about leaving China to pursue screenwriting and podcasting.
The Mindful Minute - Relax Your Tension with a Body Scan
Jan 22 • 1 min
Breathe and relax your body from head to toe.
Sue Armato On Thriving with Cancer
Jan 21 • 36 min
Sue Armato, Executive Director of the Cancer Support Center, describes how she didn’t just settle for surviving cancer. She has thrived and encourages fellow cancer survivors to do the same.
The Mindful Minute - Rainstorm
Jan 15 • 2 min
Meditate to the sounds of the rain.
Helena Rogers, Woman Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
Jan 14 • 27 min
Helena Rogers is a highly creative entrepreneur with excellent ability to create, develop, host and facilitate workshops, seminars, and conferences. She is an advocate for helping women showcase their strengths in their careers. She is Membership…
The Mindful Minute - The First Part of a Sun Salutation
Jan 8 • 1 min
For energy, strength, balance, and flexibility, practice the first part of a sun salutation with a chair.
Dr. Mimi Secor, Nurse Practitioner, On Women’s Sexual Health
Jan 7 • 33 min
Dr. Mimi Secor is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for 40+ years and more recently, Health and Fitness. She is a popular national speaker and consultant, author, health coach, and international educator for…
The Mindful Minute - Focus In Spite of Noise
Dec 18, 2018 • 1 min
We are constantly stimulated; it is possible to focus and find stillness amongst noise. It just takes practice.
Is It Yoga Wednesday Yet?
Dec 17, 2018 • 23 min
Dedicated yoginis, friends and mentors Janet and Pat tell us why they cannot live without yoga.
The Mindful Minute - A Forest Meditation
Dec 11, 2018 • 1 min
A guided meditation in the forest.
Nature Sustains Her Spirit
Dec 10, 2018 • 24 min
May Kelly, my sister-in-law, describes living a life of balance with her son who has autism.
The Mindful Minute - Be Brave, Be Curious
Dec 4, 2018 • 1 min
Be brave. Be curious.
A Conversation with Dr. Jennings, Author of “The Aging Brain”
Dec 3, 2018 • 43 min
Dr. Timothy Jennings, MD, summarizes key concepts from his book *The Aging Brain - Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind* by choosing healthy lifestyle habits to prevent dementia.
The Mindful Minute - Write About What You Love About Yourself 21 Day Invitation
Nov 27, 2018 • 1 min
For 21 days, write 25 unique things that you love about yourself.
Bernie Hoffman - We Are All a Part of One Story
Nov 26, 2018 • 20 min
Bernie Hoffman embodies what it means to healthy spiritually and socially. She talks about how she is inspired to consistently give to her community.
The Mindful Minute - Chef Scout’s Basic Stock Recipe
Nov 20, 2018 • 1 min
Learn a basic stock recipe by Chef Scout.
Chef Scout Hughes Makes Cooking Approachable
Nov 19, 2018 • 26 min
Chef Scout Hughes shares practical cooking tips and invites you to nourish yourself and make cooking personal.
The Mindful Minute - Treat Yourself
Nov 13, 2018 • 1 min
Treat yourself. You are worth it.
Susan Grumbine’s Scenic Path to Acupuncture
Nov 12, 2018 • 23 min
Licensed Acupuncturist, Susan Grumbine describes the science and healing attributes of acupuncture.
The Mindful Minute - Heel Lifts
Nov 6, 2018 • 1 min
Want to improve your balance? Try heel lifts.
On Balance
Nov 5, 2018 • 12 min
This is about maintaining your balance and avoiding falls.
The Mindful Minute - Integrity
Oct 30, 2018 • 1 min
Walk tall, avoid conflict, maintain your integrity.
Martial Artist Phil Varnado Shares Self Defense Tips
Oct 29, 2018 • 15 min
Phil Varnado, 2nd Degree Taekwondo black belt, shares self defense tips and how for him, martial arts is a way of life.
The Mindful Minute - Shake Up Your Exercise Routine
Oct 23, 2018 • 1 min
Get out of the same exercise rut.
Mike “The Beast” Hampton On Falling in Love with Training Seniors
Oct 22, 2018 • 21 min
Michael Hampton, personal trainer for over 12 years, talks about how he originally wanted to train professional athletes, but surprised himself when he fell in love with teaching seniors. He shares tips about exercising and how he encourages his clients…
The Mindful Minute - Practice Gratitude
Oct 16, 2018 • 1 min
Practicing gratitude is good for your well being.
Ugochi, The African Buttafly Shares What She Knows
Oct 15, 2018 • 30 min
Ugochi Nwaogwugwu - singer, poet, writer, dancer, activist, and educator talks about embracing her path as an artist, her true calling.
The Mindful Minute - A Nourishing Tip
Oct 9, 2018 • 1 min
A Nourishing Tip to keep in mind when shopping at the grocery store.
Nutrition is the Key for this Caregiver
Oct 8, 2018 • 25 min
Leslie Susralski, volunteer and board member of the Cancer Support Center talks about life with her husband who has terminal cancer.
The Mindful Minute - Unplugged at Mt. Baldhead
Oct 2, 2018 • 1 min
Declutter your mind by unplugging and getting physical.
Stress Like Goldilocks
Oct 1, 2018 • 13 min
We need stress, not too much, not too little, but just right.
The Mindful Minute - Water Meditation
Sep 25, 2018 • 1 min
A mediation with water nature sounds
My Sister, My Hero
Sep 24, 2018 • 22 min
This episode features my sister, Daphne Pierre Bishop, eloquently telling her story of surviving breast cancer, becoming vegan, and discovering that she is more than the number on the scale.
The Mindful Minute - Breathe
Sep 18, 2018 • 1 min
This is how to take a deep breath.
My Personal Performance Coach, Orlando Bishop
Sep 17, 2018 • 23 min
I am honored to share this interview with Orlando Bishop of Align Performance. He discusses his Align methodology for helping clients to develop customized strategies aligned to their goals, character, and strengths. It helped him find his path and he…
The Mindful Minute - A Quick Warm Up
Sep 11, 2018 • 2 min
A brief warm up to help with stiffness.
Let’s Get Physical
Sep 10, 2018 • 16 min
Why bother exercising? There are so many reasons!
The Mindful Minute: It’s Just a Skill
Sep 4, 2018 • 1 min
In this Mindful Minute, let’s remember - learning a skill takes baby steps.
Introduction to a Healthy You
Sep 3, 2018 • 5 min
In the introductory episode of Mindful Health for the Wise Woman, we examine the various definitions of health.
Mindful Health for the Wise Woman Podcast Trailer
Aug 10, 2018 • 1 min
Mindful Health for the Wise Woman Podcast Trailer.