Esme Rose: The Importance of Listening to your Body and Finding Balance while on your Healing Journey #65

24 September 2020

Esme Rose Esme Rose The Importance of Listening to your Body and Finding Balance while on your Healing Journey

Esme Rose has a background rooted in developmental & organizational psychology. She is currently a practicing certified holistic health coach, with a philosophy that works to align her clients mind body connection through nutritional protocols & coaching tools. She is currently studying her Masters in Nutritional therapy at the Center of Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine. Her training is underpinned by the belief that we are all bio- individual, & that in order to support the physical healing of any unique individual, their whole spectrum of lifestyle & nutritional needs must be explored & addressed. Esme is an advocate for “a top down” approach to working with clients, unearthing the emotional connection we have with food & our bodies, in order to develop new systems that support healthier habits. She regularly shares content & ideas related to hormone healing on her Instagram account @esmerosehealing.

In episode 65 of The PCOS Oracle Podcast, I speak with Esme Rose about the importance of listening to your body and finding balance while on your healing journey. It was such a pleasure speaking with Esme, we share a few similarities in our healing journeys.

This episode is very raw and real. Esme and I cover tons of important topics like listening to your body, mental health, comparisons (social media vs reality). Esme speaks about how in order to heal, achieve hormone balance and sustainable weight loss, we need to unlearn a lot of the things we thought we knew about nutrition. It’s easy to get swayed by what everyone on social media is doing, but we really need to quiet down the noise and look within. We must unlock the answers to the questions of what we truly want, what are your goals, why are these important to you and how will you go about achieving them in a sustainable way.

Here's what we cover in this episode

  • Importance of rest days and listening to your body when on your healing journey
  • Uncovering the stores behind why we feel a certain way
  • Unlearning things you thought you knew about nutrition
  • Esme's story and how she works with clients

Please enjoy!

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As a woman with PCOS who has previously suffered from irregular cycles, I know how difficult it can make tracking your cycles.

Not only this, some PCOS women have constantly high luteinizing hormone (LH) levels that can be as much three times the normal range. This can in turn lead to false readings when using things like Ovulation Predictor Kits because they might not detect a surge in luteinizing hormone as levels are constantly high.

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I talk a lot about getting to the root cause of your PCOS on this podcast and hormonal testing is one of the most important ways of understanding your condition. Without testing your hormones, it is very difficult to know what type of PCOS you have.

Now, many women do not get the PCOS testing they need, whether it is because they're healthcare provider is not very supportive or because they purely do not have the time to visit their doctor. That is why I am excited to announce a new partnership with Let'sGetChecked!

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Your health should never take a backseat!

Show Notes

Everyday is Different Podcast

The Remote Retreat

Bruce H. Lipton-Biology of Belief

Connect with: Esme Rose

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Hey there! I am Despina Pavlou, founder of PCOS Oracle and online coach. I want to share with you the diet and lifestyle changes I made to naturally reverse my PCOS and achieve hormonal balance. I believe using my holistic approach you too can take back control from PCOS.

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