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Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Samantha Brody, naturopathic doctor and author of the book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out. Learn why mamas are susceptible to overwhelm and what you can do to overcome stress during challenging times.  

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Topics Discussed:

  • The difference between managing stress and overcoming overwhelm
  • How to identify your needs in order to decrease stress and overwhelm
  • What you can do to change habits
  • How to get through roadblocks
  • Why you can’t fail at self care
  • Tips to stop feeling like there is always something you should be doing
  • How to respectfully stand up to others’ expectations of how you spend our time

This episode's guest

Dr. Samantha Brody is a licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist in Portland, Oregon where she has worked with more than 25,000 patients over the last two decades. She now also runs a virtual arm of her business doing coaching and consulting with clients across the globe. Dr Samantha writes for a variety of publications and has been quoted extensively in books and media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, and Shape. Her new book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out is available wherever books are sold. You can find her online at and on social @drsamanthand.