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Welcome to The Vitality Secret Podcast. I am Neil Cannon, author of The Vitality Secret, certified fitness nutrition specialist, health coach and creator of an award-winning online program. Listen to inspiring interviews with people who have reversed “incurable diseases.” Each person shares their journey of determination and curiosity, which ultimately prepared them for a far better life beyond survival…one rich in vitality. 

You’ll also hear from some of the world’s leading pioneers in holistic health.

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Mar 29, 2018

Anahita is a Certified Pain and Neuroplasticity Coach, and a Certified TRE Facilitator, and the Founder of Brain Mastery. Here, she explains how she was able to become free of pain and avoid opioid medication by getting to the root cause of her chronic pain. Against all odds, she healed her body, and now coaches others how to do the same. 


2.30 – The source of the pain could not be determined

3.00 – Pain throughout her body

5.00 – Advice from professionals

6.00 – If they’re not able to find the cause of my pain, they’re not qualified to treat the symptoms of it

7.00 – How she said no to all suggestions of antidepressants / painkillers / opioids

8.00 – Always lived a holistic lifestyle so drugs didn’t seem the answer

9.00 – Treating the body as a whole organism & Mind-body connection

10.00 – Fibromyalgia example

12.00 – A sad worst-case scenario of not tackling this situation

14.00 – Mind-body connection Dr John Sarno – Healing Body the Mind Body Connection

16.00 – How your brain uses pain as a distraction mechanism

17.00 – How one book brought emotions to the surface, and triggered awareness of the mind-body connection

18.00 – How trauma can impact our wellbeing today & create autoimmune illnesses

19.00 – Trauma and chronic inflammation

21.00 – How long it took for the pain to go

22.00 – Replicating peace in every day life

23.00 – Pain coaching Inspiration & neuroplasticity techniques to alleviate pain

24.00 – “My pain became my compass”

25.00 – Need to Live a calm and balanced lifestyle

26.00 – Listening to our body’s communications ***AWESOME

27.00 – Understanding pain as an action signal for change

28.00 – Removing your biggest stressors

29.00 – How to work around physical pain triggers

30.00 – How we perceive the world has an impact on how much stress we experience – 2 people can experience the same trigger, one person can get stressed, the other is not phased.

31.00 – Stress comes from the meaning we give

32.00 – False Evidence Appearing Real

34.00 – Automatic thoughts & “Catastrophising”

36.00 - Patterns of thoughts & neuroplasticity

37.00 – Ways to reduce stress and preparing for outcomes

38.00 – How do we deal with the impact of stress / trauma that we have been collecting all of our lives?

39.00 – The answer to managing stress & chronic pain

40.00 – Body-based approach in releasing stress, trauma & tension from the body

41.00 – Creating space for response time & physically releasing trauma

42.00 – Mindfulness; bringing awareness to one of 5 senses

43.00 – Regulating the amygdala, the alarm system & fight or flight

44.00 – How we store trauma in the body / psoas muscles, shoulders, muscle fascia & more

45.00 – Mind-body connection; Stress, stomach ulcers & other physical symptoms

47.00 – Anahita’s #1 secret to vitality

48.00 – The Documentary “Heal”

49.00 – Resources: “When The Body Says No”- (Impact of trauma on developing autoimmune illnesses), “The Body Keeps The Score”

50.00 – Hurt people, hurt people

51.00 – Trauma is what happens inside of you when you experienced an event

51.40 – Anahita’s website:

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