Anne Crook, breast cancer thriver, tells her story of being diagnosed with breast cancer, from the shock of this diagnosis, given she has been in the health industry for over 20 years, and though she ate well and lived a “clean life” to the realization that the lump was her body talking to her, sending her a message that she needed to do things differently. Her healing journey has led her to understand the importance of regular detoxing and to the dream of offering retreats to hold space and help other women heal from this life-changing diagnosis.
About the Guest:
Anne is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, AADP, Holding Space Consultant, and Certified Birth Doula, CD(DONA). She completed her training at Institute for Integrative Nutrition where she studied over 100 dietary theories with leading experts in the integrative health field. She has worked in many facets of healthcare for the past 20 years with regard to holding space for life’s sacred thresholds. Being a “birth worker” in both a traditional and non-traditional sense, she is passionate about supporting clients to heal and transform their body-mind-spirit from the inside out. Anne taught nutritional healing and provided wellness consults to clients from all over the world at Onsite — a therapeutic retreat center world-renowned for healing trauma. She specializes in mental health & wellness, autoimmunity, gut health, and emotional healing from post-traumatic stress. She brings a compassionate presence to clients as they explore the deeper meaning of “soul care” while courageously navigating life changes. Whether that be through dietary and lifestyle protocols or supporting clients to integrate the emotional aspect of chronic illness, she empowers them to turn adversity into their seeds of greatness. Her writing has been featured in childbirth magazines, online publications, and a best-seller book called “Thresholds: 75 Stories of How Changing Your Perspective Can Change Your Life.” To learn more, visit:
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-ferrier-crook-471a382b/
Website – www.integrativeradiance.com
About the Host:
Melissa is an Integrative Health Practitioner helping people get to the root cause of their health issues. Melissa neither diagnoses nor cures, but helps bring your body back into balance by helping discover your “toxic load” and then removing the toxins. Melissa offers functional medicine lab testing that helps you “see inside” to know exactly what is going on, and then provides a personalized wellness protocol using natural herbs and supplements. Melissa’s business is 100% virtual – the lab tests are mailed directly to your home and she specializes in holding your hand and guiding the way to healing so that you don’t have to figure it all out on your own.
Melissa has been featured at a number of Health & Wellness Summits, such as the Health, Wealth & Wisdom Summit, The Power To Profit Summit, The Feel Fan-freaking-tas-tic Summit, and the Aim Higher Summit, and has guested on over 30 different podcasts teaching people about the importance of prioritizing our health and how to get get started.
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