Essential Survival Show: Healing from Chronic Illness Through Diet with Melanie Hobby

Melanie before and after 4July 15, 2014:  Today Julie interviews an old friend, Melanie Hobby.  When she was just 17 years old, Melanie was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.  Years later, Melanie began seeking out answers for her health and began to experiment with diet.  Today Melanie is free of Crohn’s Disease and loves to help inspire others experiencing chronic illness to make the lifestyle changes necessary for healing!

You can find Melanie on Facebook and Twitter.

Essential Survival Show:  A Conversation with Homesteader, Victoria Gazeley

Essential Survival Show: Victoria GazeleyMay 27, 2014:  In today’s episode of the Essential Survival Radio Show, Julie talks with her friend and colleague Victoria Gazeley of ModernHomesteading.ca.  Victoria shares what’s going on at her homestead in Canada, tips on raising chickens.  Julie and Victoria discuss natural health and using natural remedies, including essential oils, with animals.
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Essential Survival Show: Why Antidepressants are NOT the Answer for Depression & Mental Illness

Depression medicineApril 8, 2014:  Today Julie talks about the recent shooting at Ft. Hood and how the shooter was using antidepressant drugs just as over 90% of people who engage in these types of violent acts.  She discusses the 3 Major Causes of Depression and how to help with them, as well as how antidepressants can actually cause suicidal and homicidal thoughts and actions.

If you or someone you love struggles with depression or mental illness, we hope that Julie’s experiences can be of help to you in finding real answers to these debilitating problems.

Essential Survival Show: Using Herbs for Balanced Hormones

balanced hormones womenFebruary 11, 2014:  In this episode of the Essential Survival Radio Show, Julie interviews Master Herbalist Rebecca Potter about her experience using certain herbs to help balance the hormones.  Rebecca discusses her tips and strategies to help women, in particular, achieve better health through healthy hormone levels with herbs.

Real Food Living: The Essential Survival Guide to Medical Preparedness

Essential Survival BookNovember 29, 2013: Vickilynn is joined by Julie Behling-Hovdal of Essential Survival. On this episode, Julie and Vickilynn discuss Julie’s book, The Essential Survival Guide to Medical Preparedness. Tune in for great information!

Real Food Living: Healing Auto-Immune Disease

Essential Survival BookNovember 22, 2013: Join Vickilynn and her guest, Julie Behling-Hovdal of Essential Survival as they discuss natural, herbal and essential oil treatments for auto-immune disease.

Essential Survival: Vaccine Truth, part 1 of 2

vaccineAugust 27, 2013: In this episode of The Essential Survival Radio Show, Julie shares some of the potential adverse reactions and issues associated with vaccines that are recommended and pushed on our nation’s children.

Essential Survival: Natural Skin Care with Herbs & Essential Oils

natural skincareJuly 23, 2013: In this episode of the Essential Survival Radio Show, Julie discusses natural skin care with herbs and essential oils with Master Herbalist Rebecca Potter!

Essential Survival Radio Show: Paleo diet and essential oils basics

June 25, 2013: In this week’s episode, Julie discusses the basics of what essential oils are and where they come from, and also interviews Heather Vargas about her experiences using essential oils and the Paleo Diet for natural hormone balancing!