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Are you a stressed out, overworked nurse who, over the years, have found yourself feeling uncomfortable in your own skin? Have you tried supplements, personal trainers and restrictive diets without the scale budging or being able to fit into those jeans? Do you feel shame about your current weight? You don't like how you look, you aren't the role model you should be for patients, you just don't feel healthy… or happy? Do you feel like you’ve been spinning your wheels in trying to lose weight, getting nowhere fast?
We all know what it takes to lose weight - exercise & healthy food - but if that were true, then why is it so difficult for many to lose weight? The truth is that it requires much more than exercise and nutrition - also unlocking your own behavior, sabotaging habits and disempowering narratives around weight loss, as well as understanding the optimal diet and exercise for your metabolism.
In this recording, Dr. Ruiz, a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Nurse, will help you unlock your own potential for weight loss in a healthy and sustainable way. You will understand why fad diets won't work - and what diets could work for you. You will analyze your 3-day diet and lifestyle diary, gain clarity around weight goals, overcome sabotaging beliefs about your weight loss journey and develop a sustainable action plan for achieving your desired goal.
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Vanessa Ruiz, ND, RN-BSN, is a naturopathic physician and registered nurse. After experiencing health issues stemming from a burnout as a nurse, she began studying integrative ways to help herself heal. Her interest in integrative health led her to becoming a naturopathic physician with a focus on mental health, trauma and complex PTSD. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College in Tempe, Arizona.
She has been featured in the "A Created Life: A Journey to Empowerment" documentary and "Shoutout Arizona" for her ground-breaking work in mental health. She is a public speaker on the topic of functional medicine and mental health, teaching behavioral health professionals nationally and internationally. In addition to her clinical practice, she is the founder of Nurses for Natural health, an organization dedicated to empowering and educating Nurses about natural health and burnout recovery.
Financial: Dr. Vanessa Ruiz has an employment relationship with Enliven Mental Health Clinic. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Ruiz serves on the advisory board for Evergreen Certifications. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Vanessa Ruiz has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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Your Weight Loss Narrative - Creating a New Story
Develop Your Personal Weight Loss Action Plan
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