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Episode 10: Get Your Zen On To Balance Your Gut

What if in 15 minutes a day you could reduce your stress and anxiety, get deeper sleep, improve your immune function, increase productivity, and better your microbiome?

Our guest today says that it’s possible and that her specialized meditation technique can take you from a basket of nerves to calm, cool, and collected. Emily Fletcher is the creator of the Ziva technique and the author of the new book, “Stress Less, Accomplish More.”

She joins Andrea on the show to talk about how meditation can decrease inflammation in the body, which we know from the research is a critical component of good gut health.

To begin, Emily tells us about her story, starting as a stressed out actress on Broadway before discovering a form of meditation that allowed her to finally relax. Then, she sheds light on the different kinds of meditation available, how her own gut health changed when she started her practice, as well as how even those who’ve tried and failed at meditation find success with her technique.

To check out The Ziva Technique, visit the website at https://zivameditation.com/. The book drops February 19 and is available for pre-order and bonuses now by clicking here.

On this show, you’ll learn:

  • The different types of meditation that exist (5:41)
  • The effect of stress on the microbiome (10:40)
  • The power of choice (14:14)
  • How Emily’s gut health changed (15:53)
  • The misconceptions surrounding meditation (18:53)
  • The inspiration behind her book “Stress Less, Accomplish More” (23:07)
  • How to find out/learn more about Ziva Meditation (26:16)

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