Rejuvenaging with Dr. Ron Kaiser
Conscious Leadership: Navigating War and Love Consciousness with Dr. Teri Baydar.
Welcome to "REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser," where positive health psychologist and coach, Dr. Ron Kaiser, explores the essence of consciousness with today's guest, Dr. Teri Baydar. complex concepts into practical insights for listeners.
As a leadership coach, Dr. Teri emphasizes the importance of helping individuals understand the fundamental state of consciousness in which they operate. She introduces the dichotomy of war consciousness, characterized by conflict and control, and love consciousness, which embodies a higher state of being marked by understanding and compassion.
The conversation explores the impact of these consciousness states, particularly in the realm of business. Dr. Teri highlights the prevalence of war consciousness in business models, where the pursuit of profit often overshadows considerations for societal and environmental well-being. She advocates for a shift towards love consciousness, asserting that constructive outcomes arise from this mindset.
Dr. Teri's recently published book, "Flip Your Switch: A User's Guide to a Whole New Mind," serves as a comprehensive guide for individuals seeking to embrace love consciousness in their daily lives. The book addresses common pitfalls, such as the "happiness formula lie," and offers principles to shift one's mindset towards a more positive and constructive outlook.
The conversation also touches on Dr. Teri's unique journey, blending her background in business, including an MBA, with her expertise in leadership coaching and meditation. Her rich experiences in project management and her exploration of the subconscious mind contribute to her innovative approach to personal and professional development.
Listeners are encouraged to explore her book, "Flip Your Switch," as a valuable resource for understanding and implementing love consciousness. The episode offers a thought-provoking exploration of consciousness and its impact on our lives, providing practical wisdom for those on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth.
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Unlocking the Secrets to Better Sleep with Dr. Catherine Darley39:30In this enlightening episode of REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser, we delve into the essential world of sleep with the guidance of Dr. Catherine Darley, a naturopathic physician and a renowned sleep expert. With over 20 years of experience in treating sleep disorders and teaching appropriate sleep habits, Dr. Darley offers a wealth of knowledge on how to improve sleep naturally.Throughout the conversation, Dr. Darley highlights the importance of aligning our sleep habits with our circadian rhythm, emphasizing the crucial role of natural light during the day and darkness at night. She introduces practical tips, such as using lux meters to measure light exposure and wearing blue light-blocking glasses in the evening, to help regulate our sleep patterns. She also addresses common sleep challenges, including difficulties in falling asleep, staying asleep, and adjusting to different time zones.Dr. Darley discusses the impact of lifestyle choices on sleep quality, stressing the significance of physical activity and the detrimental effects of a sedentary lifestyle. She advises against the habit of compensating for lack of sleep during the week by oversleeping on weekends, drawing an analogy to dietary habits to underscore the importance of consistent, quality rest.Listeners can find Dr. Darley's expertise extended through her online courses at Skilled Sleeper, where she offers tailored guidance for various demographics, ensuring everyone can access the tools needed for better sleep. Additionally, Dr. Darley is active on social media and YouTube, providing further insights and tips on achieving restful nights.This episode not only sheds light on the science of sleep but also empowers listeners with actionable strategies to enhance their sleep quality, ultimately contributing to a more enthusiastic and healthy quality of life. More info on Catherine https://twitter.com/naturalsleepdr/https://www.instagram.com/skilledsleeper/https://naturalsleepmedicine.net/For more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Empowering Patients in Hospital Care: A Conversation with Dr. Monique Nugent"41:35In this enlightening episode of "REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser," we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Monique Nugent, a dedicated hospitalist and physician leader based in Weymouth, Massachusetts. With an impressive background that includes medical school and residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center and a master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Nugent specializes in hospital medicine, focusing exclusively on the care of hospitalized patients. Throughout the conversation, Dr. Nugent shared her deep insights into the world of hospital medicine, the evolution of the hospitalist role, and her passion for patient safety and advocacy.Dr. Nugent discussed her book, Prescription for Admission: A Doctor's Guide to Navigating the Hospital, Advocating for Yourself, and Having a Better Hospitalization, highlighting the importance of preparation, planning, and self-advocacy for patients facing hospitalization. She offered valuable advice on how patients can navigate the healthcare system more effectively, including the significance of having a care partner, the role of advanced directives, and strategies for dealing with difficult situations or disagreements with healthcare providers.Furthermore, Dr. Nugent emphasized the importance of patient feedback, explaining how hospitals use surveys to improve patient care and experience. She encouraged patients to voice their concerns and experiences, underscoring the impact of such feedback on healthcare quality and provider reimbursement.Listeners can find Dr. Nugent's book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and through her website, drmoniquenugent.com, where additional resources and educational materials are available. For those on Instagram, Dr. Nugent can be followed at @thehappiesthospitalist, where she shares her knowledge and experiences in a more informal setting.Connect here:https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniquenugent-mdmph/https://drmoniquenugent.com/https://www.amazon.com/Prescription-Admission-Navigating-Advocating-Hospitalization/dp/B0BNK78MJ3For more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Enthusiasm in Aging: A Fitness Journey with Mike Waters46:08In this engaging episode of “REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser,” we are introduced to Mike Waters, a veteran in the field of adult fitness and health promotion with over 45 years of experience doing this type of work. Mike shares his vast knowledge and insights gained from a long and fruitful career, beginning from a time when adult fitness was just emerging as a field. He talks about his early days, the influence of key figures like Dr. Ken Cooper, and his work with the YMCA and other fitness promotion activities in the Corvallis, Oregon, area.Mike currently serves as the Director of Health Promotion for Fitness Over 50, a facility that caters to the unique fitness needs of the older adult population. He discusses the importance of creating a supportive, enjoyable, and social environment that encourages older adults to engage in physical activity. Mike emphasizes the concept of enjoying the exercise experience, suggesting that finding joy in physical activity is a key driver for maintaining a fitness routine.Throughout the conversation, Mike offers practical advice for individuals at any stage of life looking to incorporate fitness into their daily routine. He suggests starting with activities that one enjoys and gradually increasing the intensity and duration. Mike also touches on the importance of group exercise classes for both their social and physical benefits.The episode explores the challenges of motivating people to stay active, especially in the face of the obesity epidemic, despite the increased availability of fitness resources. Mike argues for a more holistic approach to health promotion, one that considers the individual's entire lifestyle and not just their time in the gym.Listeners are encouraged to reach out to Mike for more information and support in their fitness journey. The episode closes with a reminder of the ongoing presence of the pandemic and the importance of staying positive and safe.This episode of “REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser” is a must-listen for anyone interested in health, fitness, and leading a life filled with enthusiasm at any age.For more info on Mike go tohttps://fitnessover50.info/https://www.youtube.com/@fitnessover5017https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-waters-7b19772/For more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Navigating Our Post-Pandemic World: An Insightful Conversation with Dr. Paul Offit45:00In this enlightening episode of "REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser," Dr. Ron had the privilege of hosting Dr. Paul Offit, a renowned expert in the field of vaccinology and an influential voice in the discussion on vaccines and COVID-19. Dr. Offit, the director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, shared his personal journey, insights into the development and impact of COVID-19 vaccines, and the challenges of confronting vaccine misinformation.Dr. Offit discussed his early life experiences, including a challenging time in a polio ward, which served as motivation for his career in pediatrics and infectious diseases. He highlighted the significance of the COVID-19 vaccines, particularly the mRNA vaccines, as a pivotal scientific achievement in combating the pandemic. Despite the success of these vaccines, Dr. Offit expressed concern over the politicization of vaccine discourse and the rise of vaccine hesitancy, emphasizing the importance of science-based decision-making.The conversation also covered the current state of COVID-19, including the emergence of variants and the concept of long COVID. Dr. Offit provided practical advice on managing risk and protecting vulnerable populations. He stressed the need for continued vigilance and adaptation in our approach to COVID-19, predicting that the virus would become endemic, with periodic surges in cases.Additionally, Dr. Offit introduced his upcoming book, Tell Me When It's Over," offering an insider's perspective on deciphering COVID myths and navigating our post-pandemic world. He explained his motivations for writing the book and the value it provides in understanding the complexities of the pandemic response.Listeners were encouraged to access Dr. Offit's wealth of knowledge through his website, substack, and, most importantly, his new book, available on Amazon and other platforms. Dr. Ron wrapped up the episode by highlighting the importance of staying informed, staying positive, and staying safe in the ongoing battle against COVID-19.This episode serves as a critical reminder of the importance of science, the effectiveness of vaccines, and the need for collective action in addressing public health challenges.More info on Dr. Paul OffitLink to purchase book on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/Tell-When-Its-Over-Post-Pandemic/dp/1426223668/ref=sr_1_1?crid=4P0GJY2NW7SM&keywords=tell+me+when+it%27s+over+paul+offit&qid=1706641412&sprefix=tell+me+when+it%27s+over+paul+offit%2Caps%2C147&sr=8-1&asin=1426223668&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1Websitehttps://www.paul-offit.com/blank-pageSubstackpauloffit@substack.comFor more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Habit Change - Is it Hard or Easy?19:14In this solo episode of the REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser podcast, Dr. Ron delves into the topic of habit change, emphasizing its importance and providing practical insights for listeners. The episode serves as a standalone piece but also references last year’s past Global Summit on Habit Change that Dr. Ron co-produced.Key Takeaways:Ownership of Habit Change:Stresses the importance of changing habits for oneself, not external influences.Encourages listeners to own and be personally invested in the habit change process.Small, Manageable Steps:Recommends taking small, incremental steps for effective habit change.Mentions two notable books on the subject: "Atomic Habits" by James Clear and "Tiny Habits" by B. J. Fogg.Habit Stacking:Introduces the concept of habit stacking, tying a new habit to an existing one for easier incorporation into daily routines.Celebration of Success:Advocates for celebrating even small victories on the way to habit change.Suggests incorporating a personal celebration; even a small gesture can be meaningful and rewarding..Tracking Habits:Highlights the importance of tracking habits by systematically recording each successful day.Views tracking as a motivating factor in the habit-changing process.Recommendations:Dr. Ron encourages listeners to read "Atomic Habits" by James Clear and/or "Tiny Habits" by B. J. Fogg for in-depth insights into habit change.Consider purchasing replays of the Global Summit on Habit Change for those interested in more comprehensive information (See the link below)..https://wiredforsuccess.thrivecart.com/summit-high-performance-habits-replays/For more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Empowering Aging: A Conversation with Christine Smith on Caregiving, Proactive Aging, and Resources for a Better Life"42:06This episode of the REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser podcast features a conversation between Dr. Ron Kaiser and Christine Smith,, an aging advocate and Geropreneur. Christine shares her journey into the field of caregiving and discusses the role of caregivers in assisting older adults with daily tasks. She emphasizes the importance of maintaining independence and promoting self-determination for those receiving care.Christine talks about her livestream where she invites experts to discuss various topics related to aging, caregiving, and resources available for older adults. She highlights the need for information and resources to be easily accessible in one place.Dr. Ron explores the challenges of reaching a balance in encouraging older adults to stay active while accepting assistance when needed. Christine suggests a simple approach of asking, "Would you help me?" rather than just doing things for them to empower individuals receiving care. The conversation delves into the commonalities among family caregivers and the diverse challenges they face. Christine shares her experiences in over 90 different homes and the need to create a hub of resources for caregivers and older adults.The discussion extends to proactive aging and lifestyle management. Christine introduces her journal, "PreAct Your Age," which encourages individuals to proactively address emotional and relational aspects of aging. She also mentions her book, "Care Griever Kit," designed to help caregivers cope with loss and grief.The episode concludes with information about Christine's website, Aging Better Network, where viewers can access livestreams, resources, and information on aging well. The episode focuses on a proactive approach to aging and caregiving, emphasizing the importance of knowledge in reducing fear.The podcast episode serves as a valuable resource for listeners seeking insights into caregiving, aging, and proactive lifestyle management. The show notes provide links to Christine's livestream, books, and website for further exploration of the discussed topics.Christine A. Smith books and Amazon Links and social media"PreAct Your Age Prompted Journal" https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CHD1LBCL “CareGRIEVER Kit” Practical Guidehttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CCZWFFLS https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine--smith/https://www.agingbetternetwork.com/homeFor more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Taming the Busy Brain: Sleep Hacks, Biohacks, and Boundaries to Beat Chronic Stress38:14In this episode of REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser, Dr. Ron dives into the whirlwind of "busy brain syndrome" with Dr. Romi Mushtaq, a neurologist, integrative medicine expert, author, speaker and expert on corporate wellness. Dr. Romie, delves into the science behind this chronic state of anxiety, low energy, and difficulty focusing - and she reveals the culprit: neuroinflammation in the brain.Armed with her practical eight-week brainShift Protocol, Dr. Romie offers listeners tangible tools to tame their busy brains. Listen in to discover:The Five Pillars of Brain Health: Sleep, hormones, inflammation, food, and technology - and Dr. Romie lays out the key areas to tackle for lasting transformation.Micro-Habits and Biohacks: From sleep rituals to food swaps; learn actionable tips to boost your energy, focus, and sleep quality.Beyond High-Achievers: This isn't just for the overworked executives; anyone can fall prey to busy brain syndrome. Learn to recognize the signs and take control.The Tech Tangle: Setting boundaries with technology isn't just for kids. Discover how modeling healthy tech habits impacts both families and workplaces.Active & Connected: Age is no barrier to brain health. Hear why social connection and an active lifestyle are crucial for both young and old.For an in-depth dive into taming your busy brain, be sure to:Grab Dr. Mushtaq's book, "The Busy Brain Cure," for a comprehensive roadmap to your Brain Shift journey.Visit her website, https://drromie.com, for more brain-boosting resources, including a free online test to see if your brain is too busy.Follow Dr. Mushtaq on social media, https://www.facebook.com/DrRomiehttps://www.instagram.com/DrRomiehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/drromie/https://twitter.com/DrRomiehttps://www.youtube.com/DRROMIEMUSHTAQFor more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.comPurchase his course:https://www.drron-kaiser.com/winning-in-overtime
Rejuvenaging with Dr. Ron Kaiser: Navigating Life's Surprises and Embracing Flexibility in the New Year17:11In this episode of "REJUVENAGING with Dr. Ron Kaiser," the host reflects on the unexpected challenges and surprises of 2023, including the loss of his wife to cancer and his own hernia surgery. Despite the setbacks, Dr. Ron emphasizes the importance of planning with flexibility and maintaining a positive mindset. As he looks forward to 2024, he encourages listeners to set goals, adopt a quarterly checklist approach, and embrace life with enthusiasm. Dr. Ron also shares personal experiences, expressing gratitude for a strong support system and emphasizing the significance of expressing love and appreciation to others. The podcast concludes with well-wishes for a healthy, happy, and prosperous new year.For more information:https://www.drron-kaiser.com
Deborah Kasdan, author of "Roll Back the World: A Sister's Memoir"39:00In this poignant episode, we delve into the intricacies of mental illness through the eyes of Deborah Kasdan, whose life was profoundly impacted by her sister Rachel's battle with schizophrenia. Deborah's memoir, "Roll Back the World," serves as a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the enduring bond between siblings.Deborah recounts her childhood growing up alongside Rachel, painting a vivid picture of a family grappling with the challenges of mental illness. She candidly shares the emotional toll that Rachel's condition took on their family, highlighting the struggles and triumphs they faced together.With an intimate and compassionate voice, Deborah guides us through the labyrinth of mental illness, shedding light on the stigma, misconceptions, and societal shortcomings that often accompany these conditions. She emphasizes the importance of understanding and empathy, advocating for a more humane approach to mental healthcare.Deborah's story is not just a tale of coping with mental illness; it is a celebration of love, resilience, and the power of human connection. Her unwavering dedication to her sister Rachel serves as an inspiration to all who have been touched by the complexities of mental health.Key takeaways:The profound impact of mental illness on individuals and their familiesThe importance of understanding and empathy in addressing mental health challengesThe resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversityThe power of love and family in overcoming obstaclesUse these links to connect with Deborah http://deborahkasdan.comhttps://www.facebook.com/debkasdanhttps://www.instagram.com/debkasdan/More info on Dr. Ronhttp://www.drron-kaiser.com