Is This Normal? with Dr. Jolene Brighten

05.02.2023 The Fullest Podcasts

It’s an honor to welcome Dr. Jolene Brighten to THE FULLEST Podcast. Dr. Brighten embodies everything THE FULLEST stands for; she is a hormone expert, nutrition scientist, and thought leader in women’s medicine. Board-certified in naturopathic endocrinology and trained in clinical sexology, Dr. Brighten empowers women worldwide to take control of their health and their hormones. She is also the author of Is This Normal? a guide to creating hormone balance, eliminating unwanted symptoms, and building the sexual desire you crave.

Today’s conversation is brimming with information — from cycle regulation, to bodily autonomy, to schooling methods; tune in for some words of empowerment. Dr. Brighten also shares a bit about her birth stories (including a home birth & a birth outside of the United States). There is no judgment here; this is a safe space to listen in and let go!

Topics we chat about:

  • Exercise, fasting, detoxing, and joint/ligament sensitivity according to the phases of a woman’s cycle
  • Hormone regulation
  • Benefits of walking
  • Sex education with children
  • Effective ways to track your cycle throughout perimenopause & menopause
  • Body fluctuation & age
  • Medical interventions & consent
  • Silent disabilities
  • Homeschooling & unschooling

There’s a lot unpacked in today’s episode; take what you need, and always remember to listen to your body’s intuition. After all, you know yourself best! And for those who want to take the next step in self-empowerment, we recommend reading Is This Normal? for a full deep dive!

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