In Between Visits, with Dr. Kristy

In Between Visits, with Dr. Kristy

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If we all want to live our best life, then why do we compromise, sabotage and distract ourselves from making choices that will raise us up? The basic truth is even simple behaviour modifications are difficult to implement. Hence the birth of this podcast, in these short and sweet shares I will: Answer your questions about how to stay on track Support, inspire and motivate you on your journey. See you in your struggles. Affirm you in the challenge, Reassure you that you are not alone.


With Magdalena Tomczak: On Mindset
Jul 31 • 35 min
Meet Magdalena Tomczak! STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND PLEASE LISTEN TO WHAT THIS WOMAN HAS TO SAY ABOUT BEAUTY! I am literally begging you…This is an INCREDIBLE episode that left me reflecting on my own relationship with beauty and ageing well. Magdalena…
With Amy Longard: On Nutrition
Jul 29 • 27 min
Meet Amy Longard! Amy Longard is a registered holistic nutritionist, plant-based chef, renowned speaker, published author and consultant I am going, to be honest folks, I was a bit nervous to interview this nutrition pro who regularly appears on TV, radio…
With Stephanie Kay: On Nutrition
Jul 24 • 32 min
Meet Stephanie Kay, also known as Red! She is passionate and fiery and loves to talk FOOD! I don’t think there is too much that Stephanie and I can’t agree on when it comes to Nutrition. This is an awesome episode for anyone who is struggling with “diet…
With Dr. Jodie Peacock ND: On Sleep and Movement
Jul 17 • 25 min
Meet Jodie… Suggestion: you may want to bring a notepad to this episode. This incredibly informative episode turned into a rapid-fire conversation about the key aspects of lifestyle medicine and the impact they have on your overall health. Jodie brings to…
With Dr. Jillian Murphy ND: On Mindset and Nutrition
Jul 10 • 26 min
Meet Jillian…you are going to love her! This woman is on fire with her purpose, passion and conviction that DIETING IS DAMAGING! She is out to shift mindset and challenge each of us to recognize the unhealthy messaging that we may have absorbed about…
With Loren Crawford: On Movement
Jul 3 • 30 min
Meet Loren Crawford This was so much more than a conversation about yoga, it truly was a profound experience that left me feeling a shift in my own perspective about what it means to know and follow one’s own path in life. In a world of external…
With Tanya Robertson: On Movement
Jun 26 • 25 min
Meet Tanya Robertson! Want to make fitness fun? This is where or more importantly who it is at! Meet Tanya Robertson this episode’s expert on movement! I was very excited to connect with Tanya Robertson to find out how she designed her entire life centred…
With Angie Wellman: On Mindset
Jun 18 • 28 min
Meet Angie Wellman! This incredible conversation had me speechless and in tears during the interview. A truly sacred soul, it is without a doubt that Angie has come to this earth to find and give compassion for all of those she meets. We have a beautiful…
With Natasha Moine: On Movement
Jun 13 • 28 min
Meet Natasha Moine! Natasha is one of those people that you just want to be around. Natasha’s quest for beauty in life combined with her fierce courage and commitment to live authentically is her gift in this world. I just loved this time with her. As a…
With Natalie Gagnon: On Mindset
May 24 • 30 min
Meet Natalie Gagnon! Trained as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Nat has created a unique holistic approach to the services she offers in her field. As a yoga teacher with 20 years of experience in the area of wellness, mindfulness and work-life balance Nat…
With Caroline Watters: On Mindset
May 24 • 29 min
Meet Caroline Watters! If you are ready to go deep and want to learn how to live from that place, you need to meet Caroline Watters. In this episode of Sharing Journeys, I chat with Caroline about what it means to truly know yourself and how to live your…
With Roxanne Joly: On Stress
May 17 • 26 min
Meet Roxanne Joly! I am very excited for you to listen to the newest series of my podcast called sharing journeys. I get to sit down with some of the most inspiring and influential people that I have had the pleasure of crossing paths with to understand…
Part six: Mindset matters
Apr 25 • 18 min
Lifestyle Choices during Isolation. If you have not listened to any of this series yet, my recommendation is you start here! In this sixth and final episode, I discuss why mindset is the most important aspect of how you show up for yourself and others…
Part five: Move your body
Apr 15 • 15 min
Lifestyle Choice during the Isolation! Let’s get physical, physical, I want to get physical, let’s get into physical… Okay, all cheese aside, in episode five, I discuss why daily movement is a non-negotiable requirement during this time. Now that we are…
Part four: Nutrition choices
Apr 8 • 19 min
Lifestyle choices during Isolation. Anyone else giving themselves a free pass for more donuts, wine, coffee and chips? I know I have been! I also understand that it is time to shift away from these patterns and turn towards true self-care. In part four of…
Part three: Managing Stress
Apr 3 • 14 min
Lifestyle Choices During Isolation In episode 3 of this series, I tackle how our stress reaction is inevitably influencing the lifestyle choices we are making at this time. I explain the typical pattern of the nervous system when faced with fear and help…
Part two: Sleep
Mar 26 • 24 min
Lifestyle Choices During Isolation Want to know how to improve sleep during this time? I am not sure how to begin to answer that question, but I give it a solid effort in this part two of the six-part series. In this episode, discuss the impact that the…
Part one: Finding your anchors
Mar 19 • 12 min
Lifestyle Choices During Isolation In this part one of a six-part series, I discuss the natural stages our minds and bodies will go through as we begin to process and accept the global and personal impact that ss having on our lives. I share the…
Q: Do I need to take supplements?
Feb 19 • 14 min
***GIVEAWAY ALERT*** Listen in for the code word to receive your free product. In this episode, I break down the use of supplements and discuss the 3 things I consider before making supplement recommendations. I share my strong belief around the need to…
Q. What is the best diet to follow?
Feb 12 • 31 min
I don’t know! Wait…before you skip this episode, let me clarify. After 2 decades of supporting people with their nutrition goals, the one thing I know to be true is that there is no one right nutrition program to follow. Every person has different…
Q: What’s the deal with detox?
Feb 5 • 24 min
In the episode, I share my frustrations with the current detox trends and educate my listeners on what is required to go through a safe, successful and sustainable detoxification treatment plan. I discuss the cost that the overburden of toxins can have on…
Q: What is the best way to recover from burnout?
Jan 29 • 20 min
In this episode, I share the patterns I have seen in patients who suffer from burnout. I share my own journey with adrenal fatigue and what I learned during this painful time of my life. I offer what I believe to be the single most important aspect for a…
Q: Why can’t I stick to my treatment plan?
Jan 22 • 21 min
In this episode, I address the commonly heard statement: “Dr. Kristy, I was really good for the first few weeks and then I had to travel, work late, got sick (fill in the blank) and stopped doing all the things you suggested” l share my belief that…
Q: Why is my PMS getting worse with age?
Jan 15 • 28 min
This episode is dedicated to the 35+-year-old women who are suffering from increased breast tenderness, significant mood changes, constant bloating, random hot flashes and so much more. Girlfriends, this is called perimenopause. It is a stage of life and…
Q: Why am I waking up in the middle of the night?
Jan 8 • 22 min
…and what can I do about it? Welcome to 2020 and the NEW Question and Answer format for the In-Between Visit podcast. Thank you for the listener who sent this question in. This is one of the most often asked questions that I get about sleep. Many, many…
On mindset: being in the middle
Nov 20, 2019 • 22 min
Does this sound like you? You are starting something new perhaps a course, job change or fitness program. You are excited, highly motivated and focused. It is very easy to do what needs to be done. Life is a little brighter and the days move with certain…
On mindset: what’s your true intention?
Nov 6, 2019 • 23 min
What motivates you to start a new goal or make changes in your life? So often we take on something new and big before ever questioning why or what are deeper motives are. Most of us have a misguided belief that once we get the body, the recognition, the…
On mindset: the cost of comparisons
Oct 30, 2019 • 18 min
Do you compare yourself to others? If you say no, I am calling BS. The reality is that we all do it and in this age of social media more than ever. In this episode, I share my thoughts about the costs that mindless comparing to others is having on your…
On mindset: living from your values
Oct 23, 2019 • 22 min
If you want to improve your health and are searching for a different understanding based on internal vs. external knowledge, this is the episode for you. In this show, I discuss how our personal values play a huge role in the lifestyle choices we make. I…
On mindset: self-acceptance as the starting point
Oct 16, 2019 • 16 min
Oh la la, I am excited to be starting the series on mindset! Things are getting juicy as I dive into the impact that our minds and emotions have on our lifestyle choices. In this episode, I invite you to reframe your beliefs and intentions when embracing…
On movement: of a different kind
Oct 9, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, I discuss a different kind of movement. Hint: it involves your bowels I can’t tell you the number of people I see in practice who think having multiple loose and messy stools per day or going to the bathroom once a week is absolutely…
On movement: and aging
Sep 25, 2019 • 19 min
I am closer to 50 than 40 and that has me thinking a lot about ageing well. I have accepted getting older as a biological process and leaned into the wisdom that comes with age. That being said, I still want to be my best self in mind, body and spirit. In…
On movement: too much of a good thing
Sep 18, 2019 • 20 min
Like anything in life, too much of a good thing can turn into a problem. In this episode, I share the consequences of my addiction to exercise as it became my only way to manage my anxiety and depression. I offer what I have learned over the years and the…
On movement: take your tired for a walk
Sep 11, 2019 • 18 min
Okay, we all get it. Exercise is good for us. If we know this then why don’t we access it as part of our self-care routine especially when we are feeling blue? Of course, we don’t! Because we are tired and down and going to the gym or out for a run is the…
On movement: why do you move (or not)?
Sep 4, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode, I share my story about what used to motivate me to exercise and how my relationship with movement has dramatically shifted since challenging unhealthy belief systems. I ask you to take a moment to ask yourself why do you move? What brings…
On nutrition: smoothie duty
Aug 28, 2019 • 15 min
Really, 10 minutes talking about smoothies? But wait…before you skip this episode let me share with you that smoothies literally changed my nutrition game and therefore deserve this amount of air time. I want to eat nourishing foods but spending hours…
On nutrition: what if you were not afraid to ask for what you want (and need)
Aug 21, 2019 • 9 min
Do you know what you need when it comes to your nutrition but are afraid to ask for it? I know I was…for years! This also shows up for patients in practice too many times to count. Many people are challenged with the social and societal pressures of…
On nutrition: better than choice
Aug 14, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode, I ask you to create more space around your expectations for nutrition. So many people think that the only way to eat well is to come up with perfect meal plans and spend hours on the weekend meal prepping. Unless you actually love to do…
On nutrition: why I always have chips in the house
Aug 7, 2019 • 13 min
Is your strategy to eat healthy based on avoidance of “bad” foods? Do you keep “junk” foods out of the house as a way to eat better? If yes, you are giving food way to much power and I don’t think this is your best approach to eating well. Cravings just…
On nutrition: letting go of the fads
Jul 31, 2019 • 19 min
After close to 2 decades supporting people as both a nutritionist and naturopathic doctor what I know to be true is that there is nothing sexy, edgy or trendy when it comes to healthy eating. We all want something exciting, new and quick when it comes to…
On stress: a gift for you
Jul 24, 2019 • 11 min
What if I told you that I had the most amazing gift for you? Would you open it? In this episode, I chat about how we have gifts each and every day that if opened would give us more time, energy and pleasure. These gifts involve re-framing the mundate,…
On stress: when good enough is enough
Jul 17, 2019 • 10 min
Why are we so hard on ourselves? If you know the answer to this question, please do share. I struggle with this in my own life and see the theme of “not enough” show up time and time again in patient care. Dear ones, sometimes you are not supposed to feel…
On stress: maybe you don’t need more time!
Jul 10, 2019 • 10 min
If you just had a bit more time then you would feel less stressed. Right? Wrong! What if that is not the case? What if you have been chasing the wrong resource when it comes to wanting a less stressful life? In this episode, I discuss the concept of time…
On stress: get your butt out of bed
Jul 3, 2019 • 13 min
Heads up: I get a little bossy in this episode. I just really, really want you to feel the difference getting out of bed earlier makes to your morning routine and ultimately less stress you feel throughout the whole day. I offer suggestions, resources and…
On stress: don’t tell me to relax
Jun 26, 2019 • 21 min
I loved putting this one together as it hits so close to home for me. Managing stress and anxiety has been a lifelong journey and hands down the biggest challenge that I see for people in clinical practice. In this episode, I will affirm that what you are…
On sleep: permission and acceptance
Jun 12, 2019 • 36 min
In this last episode of my sleep series, I highlight the importance of quality versus quantity of sleep. I offer a surprising recipe for improving the quality of your sleep that revolves around your values of self-permission and self-acceptance. I share…
On sleep: getting personal
Jun 5, 2019 • 14 min
In this episode, I get personal with you as I share a bit about my sex life and the sleep arrangements in my home. I challenge the scientific theory that sex improves our ability to fall asleep and ask you to start questioning if you are having sex at the…
On sleep: two sides of the same coin
May 29, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode, I continue to chat lifestyle medicine with the focus on sleep. I highlight two polar opposite sleep issues and discuss solutions to these common problems. You may be surprised to learn that you are not as good a sleeper as you think and…
On sleep: two biggest sleep disruptors… you may be surprised!
May 25, 2019 • 15 min
A continued chat about sleep where I share the two biggest sleep disruptors and how shifting these two simple habits will have a huge impact on your quantity and quality of sleep. After listening, you will be inspired, motivated and ready to shift…
More than just another health podcast!
May 22, 2019 • 14 min
In this first podcast, I chat about why I created this podcast, what you will get from it and why I am so passionate about lifestyle medicine and the impact it is having on your health and happiness. I begin our discussion with a conversation about sleep…