Jolene Park is a sought after speaker and leading authority on Gray-Area Drinking. Her pioneering TED talk has been viewed more than 300,000 times! She’s a functional nutritionist and health coach who provides a new and revolutionary way to rewire, replenish and repair the nervous system after quitting drinking. Her NOURISH method is applicable to anyone questioning their drinking, or who has already quit — especially those who don’t have a crash-and-burn drinking story.
Today, Jolene guides clients through the missing physiological pieces that they need to reduce excessive alcohol consumption, anxiety and cravings. She also trains healthcare practitioners on the importance of nourishing neurotransmitters and supporting their client’s nervous system in a comprehensive way. Her work has been featured on NPR and many other outlets. Jolene is a Colorado native and currently lives in Charleston SC.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Jolene’s drinking story
- How to know if you’re a Gray-Area Drinker
- Why to address our physiology first, then psychology
- Anxiety & alcohol-use
- How to boost neurotransmitters
- The NOURISH method