The Natural
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47: Overcoming Procrastination and Perfectionism

How to become perfect? Make 1000 mistakes first! Jess and Xandra open up about the mistakes they’ve made along the way and what they’ve taught them about themselves.    Find out more about Xandra’s A-Z approach, how to reimagine the humble list and what’s the first thing you should do each day to set yourself…

Arthritis, what is your body telling you?

After a very eventful break, Jess and Xandra are back to host another conversation around optimal health and wellbeing. This time the spotlight is on arthritis – what it is exactly and most importantly, what the body is trying to tell us through this diagnosis. As always, the gut and the immune system are places…

To fast or not to fast?

It’s a topic that more and more people are talking about and considering as a potentially powerful way to support their health.  Jess and Xandra have a lot of experience with time-restricted eating and have recently tried out longer periods of fasting. They discuss the benefits of the different types of fasting, who should and…

43: Who’s caring for you whilst you’re caring for them?

So many of us become carers in our lifetime, whether that be for children or for parents….or for both. And the physical and emotional responsibilities can take their toll on our health.  Self-care is not selfish, in fact it's absolutely crucial to preserving our own health so that we can then help those we love. …

41: How do you avoid toxins and detox your life?

Detoxing goes way beyond a juice fast or a few visits to the sauna. When you consider what contributes to your toxic burden, Jess and Xandra encourage you  to examine your whole life. Every change you make, however big or small, can make a powerful difference and in this conversation, they show you how. When…

How to use the ketogenic diet for optimal health…

Jess & Xandra are very experienced keto-ers! And this conversation gives them the opportunity to share their knowledge plus lots of useful tips and tricks to get the most out of the ketogenic diet. Find out exactly what keto is and why it might just be the reset you're looking for. They discuss the various…

39: Creating an optimal inner circle

Jess and Xandra discuss the Circle Of Life and no, that's not the Elton John song! Who and what do you surround yourself with? Who's nourishing you and who's depleting you?What's the environment like that you've created? Do you feel like you have the power to create the life you really want? The sisters open…

38: Questioning the status quo: listen, test, learn

In this episode, Jess & Xandra open up about the discomfort (and ultimately, the freedom!) of questioning their fixed beliefs and being willing enough to change.   Do you withstand a strong opposing voice? Or do you listen and accept the possibility that they might be right? The Covid pandemic taught us so much about…

36: Who has authority over you? The importance of an open mind

Are we encouraged to question the status quo? Is healthy debate allowed? Are institutions like our school and medical systems truly set up with our best interests at heart? Jess and Xandra query everything. And in this episode, inspire you to do the same! They discuss the devastating impact of the Covid pandemic on democratic…

35: How flexibility is key for optimal health: what is allostasis?

Human beings must be able to adapt to external pressures and stressors in order to survive and thrive. Through conventional medicine and modern technology, our bodies are being suppressed and restrained with potentially devastating consequences.   Xandra and Jess discuss the importance of flexibility across three key areas for optimal health.  They discuss the crucial concepts…

24: Our top tips for a happy, healthy summer

Jess & Xandra discuss their favourite ways to make summer great including the best tips for dealing with heat and sun, safe sunscreens, whether you can build sun tolerance and supplements and healthy foods for summer and the benefits of grounding. 

23: Beating Long Covid

Long COVID has been a common issue in both Jess & Xandra’s clinic. They discuss the research, what they have seen work in their patients and how to recover if COVID has knocked your health off track. 

16: Because men have feelings too…

From a live webinar hosted on our YouTube channel. Whether it's yourself or a man that you know and care about, talking about mental health, emotions and the pressures of life is something that isn't always easy.  Join coaches Phil and Jamie as they discuss how to build purpose, mission and direction into men's lives…

14: How to improve your mood and live joyfully

We all struggle at times and feel low, stressed, anxious or overwhelmed. It can be hard to break out of a negative cycle but with the right tools and knowledge it is possible to  live a joyful and fulfilling life whatever you are struggling with. Sending you a lot of love for the holidays. 

6: How to get great sleep…

How does sleep deprivation affect us? What is an ideal sleep cycle and how could you improve the amount and quality of your sleep? Jess & Xandra discuss simple hacks for better sleep, sleep apnoea, restless legs and how to deal with shift work.

3: Supporting cancer, what can help?

1 in 2 of us will get cancer in our lifetime. Jess & Xandra discuss their experience of supporting patients and why cancer diagnoses have increased so dramatically. They share what they find helpful in practice, their top tips and advice if you or one of your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer and…

1: Meet The Natural Doctors…

Jess worked as an NHS doctor and is a functional medicine practitioner with the IFM. She has over 15 years of clinical experience and trained in 7 other natural health specialties including traditional Chinese medicine, herbal medicine and homeopathy. Xandra is a Wellness Chiropractor who has one of the largest practices in England. As sisters,…