Wellness is a hot topic in the news, on social media and as we go about our daily lives. It seems like everyone is focused on staying healthy, whether they are looking for the best smoothie recipe, the ideal yoga studio or the next best supplement. Millennials have even been called the Wellness Generation. The number of Americans age 65 and older is also on the rise, which I’m sure is contributing to the thirst for knowledge about anything wellness related.
Lucky for us we are blessed to live in one of the most exciting times for health and wellness for all generations! Energy medicine and energy healing, especially, are becoming more and more mainstream, and I think that’s only going to continue.
We are also living in a world where information is literally at our fingertips. It makes it easier, in some ways, to get information and advice on wellness but it also makes it more difficult because there is so much out there! All this information can be overwhelming.
Today I want to share with you a list of my favorite go to authorities in the exciting and ever changing field of wellness. I hope you find them to be as helpful and inspiring as I do!
Dr. Bruce Lipton
If you follow me regularly, you’ve probably heard me mention Dr. Bruce Lipton, especially when I talk about the stress/disease connection. Bruce was one of the first proponents of gene expression being influenced by environmental factors. He is a stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award.
Dr. Dan Gilbert
Dr. Daniel Gilbert is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, including the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology. A TED speaker, he says we have misconceptions about what will truly make us happy, a topic he writes about with much humor in his best-selling book, Stumbling on Happiness.
Dr. Josh Axe
Dr. Josh Axe is a doctor of chiropractic, certified doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist. He launched a functional medicine center in Nashville in 2008, which grew to become one of the most renowned clinics in the world. His popular website, DrAxe.com, attracts 17 million monthly visitors and is considered the No. 1 natural health website in the world. He's the author of several best-selling books including Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It and his latest, Keto Diet.
Dr. Jordan Rubin
Dr. Jordan Rubin’s dramatic personal account of his battle and triumph over Crohn’s disease using natural methods has resonated with millions around the world. He is a successful entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author of The Maker’s Diet and is the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition with Dr. Josh Axe. He earned the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine designation from Peoples University of the Americas School of Natural Medicine, and most recently earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the Academy of Natural Therapies.
Dr. Doris Rapp
Allergy pioneer Doris J. Rapp, MD, is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy and Environmental Medicine as well as a homeopath. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) at the State University of New York in Buffalo. She began to incorporate "green" medicine in her pediatric allergy practice in 1975 after learning about environmental medicine. A past president of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, she is the author of many books including the New York Times best seller Is This Your Child?
Dr. Joseph Mercola is one of the most recognizable names in nutrition and natural health. He's made it his personal goal, and the mission of his company, to provide people with simple, affordable tools to stay healthy naturally. An alternative medicine guru, New York Times best-selling author, and founder of the natural health website Mercola.com. Dr. Mercola's provocative work has elicited debate from the medical and non-medical community alike.
A four-time New York TImes best-selling author, triple-board certified nutritionist, Fitness Hall of Fame member and mom to two amazing young men. JJ hosts the popular JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show podcast, with over 4.5 million downloads and counting. She also regularly writes for Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines.
The Green Smoothie Girl
Robyn Openshaw is the author of 15 books, including bestsellers The Green Smoothies Diet, 12 Steps to Whole Foods. Her most recent book is Vibe: Discover Your Energetic Frequency for Health, Love & Success. A former psychotherapist and university professor, she launched her popular site GreenSmoothieGirl.com in 2007. She also hosts a regular podcast, Your High Vibration Life. A single mom to four children, she believes that everything is possible if you leverage the highest frequencies in the Universe.
Dr. Bradley Nelson
A pioneer in holistic health, Dr. Nelson is the creator of The Body Code and the author of The Emotion Code, offers step-by-step instructions for working with the body's healing power.
which Dr. Bradley Nelson has lectured internationally on the natural healing of chronic illness and successfully treated patients from across the U.S. and Canada for more than 20 years.
Dr. Al Sears
Dr. Al Sears is a board certified physician and author who has transformed the lives of over 20,000 patients in 23 countries. He currently owns and operates a successful integrative medicine and anti-aging clinic in Florida. Dr. Sears was one of the first to be board-certified in anti-aging medicine. As the founder and director of Wellness Research Foundation, Dr. Sears travels the globe to research the latest breakthroughs in natural therapies.
I hope you’ll find this list to be helpful. We are all on the wellness journey together. Let’s keep learning!