Kristen Brown’s interest in functional medicine began even before she knew the name for it. Coming from a family with several members who have Type 2 Diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease, she wanted to be proactive and live in better health. This sparked her quest to improve her lifestyle and diet to help prevent these diseases in herself and make positive changes to influence the health of her family.
15: – What has fueled Kristen in the past few years is to create the life she wants to live which is to fulfil her passions and help others.[16:36] – Kristen mentions how the events in her life have led her exactly where she’s meant to be [17:10] – Kristen realised that she needed to work on being present and not always waiting for next best thing, otherwise it’s never going to happen. One thing she internalises is how am I not present and what do I need to do to get there. [18:53] – Some tools that Kristen recommends is daily meditation, whether it’s in the form of: prayer, exercise, yoga or a combination of all of those. She also recommends breathing exercise and daily laughter.
Parting words from Kristen Brown
‘When you know better, do better, and if you don’t do better, ask yourself why?’
Dr Andrew Weil 4:7 Breathing technique
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