In this episode of Chasing the Insights, I talk to author and self-care coach Susan Birch.
Susan talks to us about the importance of self-care for personal and professional success as an entrepreneur.
Susan Birch is a contributing author to the Amazon number 1 bestseller, #My Voice, volume 5. This book shares inspiring stories of hope, courage and fearlessness.
Susan shares her story of the challenges she faced in her early life and the self-destructive behaviours that followed. As she worked through these experiences, she became fascinated with the human body. She experienced first-hand how changing her beliefs, improving the quality of her food, and regular exercise helped her restore her emotional and physical health and vitality.
Now she helps others experience the transition from overweight and overwhelmed to healthy and thriving in her Functional Medicine and Self-Care Coaching practice.
She helps people lose weight and prioritise their mental and physical health, so they can experience greater personal and professional success and live meaningful lives. “If we expect our bodies to last a lifetime, they deserve to be treated well. But first, we need to know what treating them well really means,” she says.
Susan has a family history of type two diabetes, heart disease and the genes for Alzheimer’s Disease. She became fascinated in how to use nutrition, exercise and lifestyle to mitigate her risk. She began sharing this knowledge and her clients nicknamed her the Health Detective, because she focuses on finding the root cause of her clients’ health problems and working with them to find solutions.
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Susan knows it can be hard to find accurate, science-based nutrition and health information, and to access the support needed to make long-term dietary and lifestyle changes. In 2020 she began making videos about eating for good health to help others. This quickly progressed into YouTube interviews with nutritional scientists, doctors and researchers from all around the world. There are now over 200 videos available on the Susan Birch – The Health Detective channel, with more added each month.
Susan has spent many years challenging mainstream ideas about exercise and nutrition. She’s thrilled to see a growing movement of professionals joining her in offering better solutions for people. There’s still a lot of work to do, but she refuses to give up because she knows she can make a difference in people’s lives.
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