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CBD and Mindset

CBD, mindset, decision making, manifesting your dreams? What’s the secret? The secret is the law of attraction. Creating your own reality through yourself and working towards your personal transformation. We are joined by Bob Doyle, transformation expert, guide and coach- best known for his contributions to the movie and book, “The Secret”. Bob explains the journey. We learn about neuroplasticity and rewiring the brain to create change. Rather than looking at transformation as a mystical process, Bob explains the practical approach- how our thoughts, words and actions impact our brains and our actions. We learn about self-awareness, presence and action. Bob digs into personal growth and what’s required to achieve it. Find your “why” and move forward with consistency to achieve all your goals and dreams is one of the messages Bob shares. Be sure to listen and learn. Dr. Ben Gonzales joins Max and Steven to discuss the endocannabinoid system and healing. He breaks down the science and talks about the results of using cbd for healing in the long-term and the positive outcomes such as improved neuroplasticity, healthy aging and overall brain health. Hemp farmer, honey maker and local farmer, Jeffrey Brooks joins Max and Steven to talk all things honey. He shares his expertise and knowledge of the healing benefits of honey, particularly his organic, local cbd honey. Jeffrey has personally created the best possible and most lush environment for raising his bees so that they can in turn make the richest honey possible.

Why CBD is for Moms

Anxiety, stress, insomnia, motherhood…and cbd? Moms can use a little help these days- the usual stressors have only been amplified during pandemic times. How’s a mom to cope? And how can one go from coping to thriving? We are joined by Dr. Aimée Gould Shunney, a naturopathic doctor who includes cbd in her holistic approach to healing. With 20 years of experience as a practitioner, Dr. Shunney is well versed in the health and wellness challenges that her patients experience. She shares her expertise, insights and solutions- including the role of cbd in her approach to managing various conditions in women, pregnant moms, children and people of every kind. Using cbd along with diet, exercise, lifestyle, meditation and grounding in nature, she has found that cbd feeds our endocannabinoid system which helps manage stress response. Cbd supports healthy sleep, regulates moods and improves general health. Dr. Shunney shares how her patients have benefited from cbd on their journeys to better health, calling it a “game changer” for her patients. After personally experimenting with cbd for insomnia and achieving results, she began to recommend it to her patients. Now, Dr. Shunney is considered an expert in cbd. She recommends cbd for conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, pain, inflammation, chronic illness and neurological disorders. With few downsides to cbd, she feels like it’s a safe and effective approach for most people. Mailsack is extra special today with updates from our chiropractor friends- news about topicals, cbd for pets and a preview of potential new products from Max and Steven.

Cannabis Industry: Adding Value

Did you grow up dreaming about a career in the cannabis business? Well, it’s a growing industry with many opportunities for those who are interested in following a dream or are looking for a career change. From the history of cannabis to its unlimited potential, Professor Shad Ewart explains his course at Anne Arundel Community College. His students study various aspects of cannabis~ learning through research projects, interviewing medical patients and from experts in the field. They explore topics ranging from social equity, opportunities for entrepreneurs and the burgeoning cannabis sector in general. From teaching to networking, Shad is a thought leader, cannabis expert and master teacher offering his students endless opportunities to learn and grow. Doc G tells a story about his dad’s journey through life, his battle with kidney disease and struggle with severe pain towards the end. We hear a personal story about how CBD was helpful in easing pain. Mailsack’s story was about a new customer who sought out Max & Steven for their advice.

CBD Consumer Safety

Mechanical engineer Darwin Millard, AKA the “Spock of Cannabis” joins Max and Steven to dive deep into consumer safety in the cannabis industry. Darwin explains how cannabis is currently regulated from growth to finished product. We learn about the ASTM International standards committee for cannabis standards- known as D37. The committee was created to insure product quality for public health and safety. Darwin shares his deep knowledge and explains what consumers should look for when buying cbd products. He even breaks down common but confusing cbd terminology. If you’ve ever wanted to know the difference between full spectrum, broad spectrum and isolate or wondered about cannabinoids, terpenes and phytochemicals or asked yourself if hemp seeds are the same as hemp cbd oil, this is the episode for you. In Doc G’s corner, Dr. Ben Gonzalez tackles the topic of functional medicine, how the body’s systems all work together and the concept of healing disease via the endocannabinoid system rather than continuously medicating one condition in isolation from other diseases concurrently existing in the body. The latter approach results in patients finding themselves on multiple prescriptions while still being sick. He explains the power of our endocannabinoid receptors for harnessing the healing benefits of cbd oil for holistic, multi-systemic healing and improving overall health by feeding the endocannabinoid system which for most people is deficient. And in the mail sack section, we hear from a customer in Colorado who was curious about cbd for pain. He asks about drug testing, topical and sublingual use of cbd oil and asks about how to assure product quality. Be sure to listen to learn more!

CBD Q&A with a Physician

CBD for sleep, anxiety, weight management, headaches, arthritis, working out, gut health… Is CBD the cure for everything? No. Is it a tool in the toolbox for better health? Yes. Dr. Ben González joins Max and Steven for a Q&A session to answer all the questions including his insights on how physicians view CBD as a treatment modality and the current views and opinions about CBD by the medical establishment. Doc G explains the evidence based research surrounding the adjunct functions of CBD in supporting healing. He takes questions, gives advice and shares some pro-tips for using cbd topically to assist in treating skin conditions ranging from pimples to rashes to burns. Doc G answers questions from callers about treating chronic pain, using cbd with other natural herbs and explains how cbd interacts with the endocannabinoid system to bring calm and equilibrium to the body. From headaches to joint pain and everything in between, Doc G shares his expertise with our listeners.

CBD and Weight Loss

Dr. Ben Gonzalez talks about weight loss and the importance of the maintenance of weight loss and metabolism.

Demystifying Medical Cannabis

Inspired by her belief in holistic healing, Melony Burman, encountered a treasure trove of benefits in the cannabis plant when she began her personal quest for natural solutions. Not only did she discover a natural medicine to heal her injuries, Melony found her artistic creativity sparked. She eventually embarked upon a career which allows her to advise and educate others on the potential of cannabis to improve their lives. Melony is the General Manager at Storehouse Dispensary in Baltimore. She is positively passionate about providing patients with every imaginable option and tool for healing with cannabis in all its forms, from flower to lotion to cbd products. It’s her goal to help each patient find exactly what works best for them. Guiding patients through the process with personalized attention, empathy and understanding, Melony is the go-to expert in the world of cannabis- for people and pets! She shares her insights, vast experience and lots of excellent advice. In our Mailsack segment, cbd gummies versus cbd oil used sublingually- how do you know what’s best?

Creating Equity in Cannabis

Women in cannaBIZ... In honor of International Women’s Month, we are bringing you in-depth interviews with women trailblazers in the cannabis industry. We are joined by Venus Hemachandra, a Maryland dispensary owner this week to discuss all aspects of the business, the plant and of course CBD. Venus talks terpenes, cannabinoids and how CBD is not only complimentary to THC but also an effective and powerful tool in the treatment of many conditions from anxiety to aches and pains. She also explains the benefits of using a full spectrum CBD oil for the entourage effect. In Doc G’s corner, Dr. Ben González talks about a topic of interest for many of us- supplements. How do you know what to take and what about supplementing with CBD? He shares the latest research demonstrating that CBD aids in muscle recovery post exercise and is a powerful antioxidant as well as a source of omegas. In the Mailsack segment, catch up with Max & Steven as they discuss the hot topics of the week, customer questions and more!

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