BariAftercare: The Podcast

Episode 137: Lifestyle, Health and Where YOU Could be Headed

August 16, 2023 Connie Stapleton, Ph.D. Episode 137
BariAftercare: The Podcast
Episode 137: Lifestyle, Health and Where YOU Could be Headed
Show Notes

I end most of my podcasts and anything else I do when speaking to patients by saying, “It’s Your Health! Your Responsibility. This Day. Every Day.” After reading so much lately about how lifestyle, and specifically, how STRESS affects not only weight gain or regain, but the prevalence of cancers, Multiple Sclerosis, autoimmune diseases and Alzheimer’s disease, not to mention heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes, I am even more passionate about getting the word out about the importance of creating a healthy lifestyle for ourselves. A lifestyle that includes, of course, the quality of the foods you eat and getting regular exercise, but also involves participating in activities you very much enjoy, activities that reduce your levels of stress. A lifestyle that involves spending time with people you enjoy, who bring love and laughter into your world as opposed to adding to your levels of stress, and a lifestyle that includes having thoughts that are positive about yourself and about life! Your overall lifestyle can protect you from really bad chronic diseases AND may help you heal from disease already attacking your body. Let’s get started with this vital information so YOU can see what I’m all worked up about!



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When the Body Says No by Gabor Mate

Dopamine Nation by Anna Lembke, MD

The Joy of Movement by Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Goddesses Never Age by Dr. Christiane Northrup, MD

The Body Knows the Score by Bessel van der Kolk, MD  

Movement for Self-Healing by Meir Schneider

Hands of Light by Barbara Ann Brennan

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