Stress or digest: How to manage chronic stress holistically - Nourish Nurture Breathe

Episode 21

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4th Nov 2020

#21 Stress or digest: Chronic stress, inflammation and weight gain

In this episode, Kami looks into our stress response and its effects on our gut health, including our ability to digest and links with inflammation, weight gain, moods and more.

You’ll learn:

  • What our stress response is and what causes it
  • How stress is linked to our digestive health
  • Practical tools to help lower your stress levels


PLUS, a guided visualisation to help you organise your to-do list


Links and resources:

·     Effects of gratitude meditation on neural network

·     How breath control can change your life

·     Listen to Kami episode with Lisa Throssell on Energy, Positive Mindset and Spirituality here

·     Find out more about Kami’s coaching practice here and her Mind Body Lifestyle Wellness Club here.

For more about the co-hosts of Nourish Nurture Breathe Podcast, check out our websites:

Kami: www.thismumskitchen.com

Christie: www.christieleenutrition.com.au

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About the Podcast

Nourish Nurture Breathe
A podcast dedicated to women at all stages of our journey. This is your place to nourish, nurture and breathe.
Nourish Nurture Breathe is a podcast dedicated to providing a space for women to learn, feel supported, empowered and understood.

Combining holistic health with science and research, Kami and Christie's mission with Nourish Nurture Breathe is to empower you with knowledge and confidence around all areas of your mind, body, spirit wellbeing. These include nutrition, mindset, body confidence and the nuances of our hormones, fertility, pregnancy, motherhood and beyond.

Tune into our episodes to feel inspired to do more for you.

About your host

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Christie Lee & Kami Ramini

Kami Ramini is a mum of 2, certified health coach (Integrative Nutrition IIN HC), food and health writer and founder of This Mum's Kitchen. Kami takes a bio-individual approach to her work with every client and centres her coaching on the premise of teaching women about "filling your cup". What this means will be different for everyone, but it's the grounding affirmation that by loving into our own mind, body, spirit wellbeing, we are intrinsically also doing better by everyone we love and everyone who relies on us. At whatever stage of your journey, whether you are preparing for pregnancy, already pregnant, already a mum or a busy woman for countless other reasons, remember that if our cups are full, then there is enough for us and enough for everyone else in our lives to take a sip too. Self-care isn't selfish, it's anything but.

Kami currently sees clients one-on-one and in groups and runs bi-monthly detox and reset programs through her Mind Body Lifestyle Wellness Club membership packages.

Christie Lee is a prenatal and gut health dietitian and founder of Christie Lee Nutrition. Christie originally became a dietitian as she's always been passionate about empowering people with the impact of food and diet on our health. With the current state of chronic diseases growing within our society, Christie's approach to health has become fuelled by a deep passion to help people find the root cause of health concerns and conquer life roadblocks to achieve ultimate health and happiness.

Specialising in fertility, pregnancy and gut health, Christie believes the secret to a better health outlook for our society is in educating mums and mums to be to eat well, be well and therefore give our next generation the very best chance to thrive.

Christie currently sees clients one-on-one and delivers workshops and presentations regularly online and around Perth.