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Apr 14, 2020

What does it mean to be a leader in uncertain times?

Today, wellness expert and all things health guru, Dr. Josh Axe, joins me for an in-depth conversation. He is a doctor of chiropractic, certified doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle. In 2008, he started a functional medicine center in Nashville, which grew to become one of the most renowned clinics in the world.

Dr. Axe founded the website, which is one the top natural health websites in the world today. Its main topics include nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, home DIY remedies and trending health news. His website includes a group of credentialed editors, writers and a Medical Review Board.

He has also been a resource for many professional athletes. In 2009, he began working with the Wellness Advisory Council and Professional Swim Teams. He worked with professional swimmers, providing nutritional advice and performing musculoskeletal work on the athletes to increase their performance. He also traveled to the 2012 Games in London to work with USA athletes.

In this episode, Dr. Axe dives deep into his background and describes what inspired his career in the health industry. We talk about everything from animal welfare to the most important aspects of the human diet. Plus, we share in the ever important and evolving conversation of this moment in time; how to show up as a leader during uncertain times, how we can stay healthy during this pandemic, and why mindset is so important to all aspects of wellness. 


In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • All about today’s guest, Dr. Josh Axe [ 0:45 ]
  • How Dr. Axe found this path [ 5:25 ]
  • About Ancient Nutrition products [ 08:45 ]
  • How Dr. Axe views animal welfare and veganism [ 11:15 ]
  • When Dr. Axe questioned his life plan [ 15:30 ]
  • How Dr. Axe is leading during uncertain times [ 20:10 ]
  • The ways we can stay healthy during this time [ 27:00 ]
  • When Dr. Axe thinks the coronavirus will diminish [ 30:30 ]
  • About the average workday for Dr. Axe [ 33:30 ]
  • The advice Dr. Axe has for aspiring entrepreneurs [ 41:30 ]


Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “Now is the time to lead.”
  • “I am creating something to transform lives.”
  • “If we put our faith in the right things, we will be okay.”
  • “Faith, hope, love, gratitude, and joy are the number one way to prevent stress.”
  • “A leader has to have deep roots.”
  • “Fear is more contagious than any virus ever.”
  • “Live in faith and live in encouragement.”

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