Finding Joy and Gratitude Even During the Toughest Times

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Finding Joy and Gratitude Even During the Toughest Times

Elizabeth Boham

Posted on June 9, 2020

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When facing life’s challenges, it can feel impossible to prioritize self-care, wellness, and gratitude. However, it’s during these times that being good to ourselves is more critical than ever.  

 This week, I’m excited to welcome Elizabeth Boham, M.D., M.S., R.D. who is here to help us uncover why self-care can be so difficult to maintain when times are tough. She also offers us incredible wisdom on how to maintain healthy wellness practices and why gratitude is critical to pushing through hard times. 

 In this episode of the donothing podcast, you’ll also learn: 

  • How to redirect the mind when it goes to darker places 
  • What Elizabeth’s “wind-down” routine before going to sleep is 
  • Elizabeth’s favorite kinds of breathwork and guided meditations 
  • Why a gratitude journal was pivotal in changing Elizabeth’s life 
  • What makes the simple practice of gratitude often so challenging
  • Elizabeth’s experience while battling breast cancer as a medical resident
  • How cancer changed her mindset as a physician
  • What functional medicine is
  • Why balancing your body’s systems can improve overall wellness
  • How exercise can boost your immune system
  • What three things we should focus on at mealtime
  • Elizabeth’s healthy diet recommendations
  • And so much more!

Elizabeth is board certified in family medicine with a strong background in nutrition and Functional Medicine. She graduated with a B.S. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University and has an M.S. in Nutrition Education and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University. Today, she serves as the Medical Director at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts. 

Through her practice and lecturing, Elizabeth has helped thousands of people achieve optimum health and wellness. She’s also an advocate and guide when it comes to taking care of ourselves from the inside out.  

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