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From Broken To Thriving

  1. From Broken To Thriving Melissa Deally 32:01

In this episode, Michelle shares her story of doing what she thought was right, working hard, until that landed her in a medically induced coma. It turns out even that happened “for her” as after that she knew she had to do things differently and take better care of herself. She hadn’t been expected to live and yet 23 years later, she is absolutely thriving, because she chose to prioritize her health and get educated and now she helps other balance their pH levels, regain their gut health and overall health. If you are struggling with your own health journey, let Michelle’s story be your inspiration, knowing she healed herself, means you can heal yourself too.  Check out her generous gift below.

Free gift: free consultation and evaluation to the first 5 people, This will take two sessions. Book your first session here: Calendar: Please note that Melissa Deally connected us when booking

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Episode Summary:

Michelle’s story of recovery @ 0:00

Michelle detailed her journey of ignoring her health needs until pneumonia landed her in a medically-induced coma for 3 weeks. Doctors gave her no hope, but through natural healing, hydration and lifestyle changes she regained her health.

The importance of gut health @ 2:00

Michelle and Melissa discussed how gut health impacts everything, citing Hippocrates. Testing pH levels reveals disease environments; balancing pH through diet optimizes health.

Testing and maintaining pH levels @ 6:31

Michelle guides clients to test saliva and urine pH weekly using strips, aiming 6.2-7.6 range. Values reveal needed adjustments like more water, less caffeine. Consistency prevents issues from manifesting.

Making lifestyle changes through baby steps @ 10:44

Michelle advocates incremental changes clients can sustain, like replacing one fast food meal weekly. This builds motivation through improved feelings, avoiding failure from overwhelming changes.

The power of hydration @ 12:29

While coffee is dehydrating, various teas and juices can hydrate healthily. Michelle recommends half body weight in ounces of water daily, increasing intake gradually and painlessly.

Creating an environment for the body to heal @ 22:34

Michelle’s story shows the body can reverse serious illness rapidly when given proper support. Her guidance empowers others to believe in their healing abilities and take preventative steps for lifelong wellness.

Don’t wait for your wake-up call @ 24:14

With knowledge and wellness experts available, there is no need to suffer before taking action on health. Michelle urges living life to the fullest each day through sustainable Self-Care. Tomorrow is not promised.


About the Guest:

Michelle Drew is a Certified Naturopathic Wellness & Anti-Aging Consultant with a passion for helping women 40 and over to navigate the inevitable changes that happen with our bodies.

She wasn’t always on this path of natural wellness, as a matter of fact, she landed in the ICU in a medically induced coma for 3 weeks because she DID NOT take good care of herself. 

Her mess has become her message, and she is on a mission to help women to make better choices before they end up sick and feeling hopeless. It just takes one step at a time and she’s here to walk with you on your journey to living a long, healthy life and aging gracefully.

We are all going to age … we DO NOT have to ‘get old’!






About the Host:

Melissa is an Integrative Health Practitioner and a Board Designated Trainer of NLP, Time Line Therapy® and Hypnotherapy, helping people get to the root cause of their health issues and then get lasting results. Melissa neither diagnoses nor cures but helps bring your body back into balance by helping discover your “toxic load” and then removing the toxins. Melissa offers functional medicine lab testing that helps you “see inside” to know exactly what is going on, and then provides a personalized wellness protocol using natural herbs and supplements.  Melissa’s business is 100% virtual – the lab tests are mailed directly to your home and she specializes in holding your hand and guiding the way to healing so that you don’t have to figure it all out on your own.

Melissa is the winner of the 2021 & 2022 Quality Care Award by Business From The Heart and is also the recipient of the Alignable “Local Business Person of the Year “Award 2022 for Whistler.

Melissa has been featured at a number of Health & Wellness Summits, such as the Health, Wealth & Wisdom Summit, The Power To Profit Summit, The Feel Fan-freaking-tas-tic Summit, the Aim Higher Summit and many more!  She has also guested on over 60 different podcasts teaching people about the importance of prioritizing our health and how to get started.




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Melissa Deally Integrative Health Practitioner & Registered Health Coach

Melissa Deally’s mission is to heal the world. Chronic illness does not have to be a life sentence, and when Melissa realized the body is designed to self heal, she set about getting trained so that she could truly help people heal and then train others to do the same. Melissa is an Integrative Mind-Body Health Practitioner, a Trainer of NLP and Hypnotherapy and a Master Practitioner in Timeline Therapy. She’s dedicated to helping others heal by addressing and removing the toxins in all 4 bodies – the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Melissa’s business is 100% virtual, and she works with the entire English speaking world.
Melissa also uses the power of functional medicine lab tests mailed to your home, while offering a very high level of support, to ensure her clients’ success, as we navigate the path bringing the bodies back into balance, while creating new lifestyle habits to ensure lasting results.

Melissa is an international speaker, five time best-selling author, and has been named to the 2022 CREA Global Award list, and the winner of the Alignable 2023 & 2022 Local Business Person Of The Year Award for Whistler. She is also the recipient of the 2022 & 2021 Quality Care Award by Businesses From The Heart. Melissa is the host of the “Don’t Wait For Your Wake Up Call!” podcast, a podcast offering practical education around health, which ranked in the top 5% of Global podcasts by Listen Notes in the first 3 months of launching.

When not serving her clients, Melissa can be found on her paddle board, backcountry hiking & camping with her daughter(s), downhill or cross country skiing, or planning her next trip for her Girl Guide unit or working on her passion project, Girls Matter, helping keep girls in school in Uganda, breaking the poverty cycle, one girl, one family, one village at a time.

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