Welcome to Soul 2 Soul Healing! Thanks for visiting the website. Allow me to introduce to you the founder and CEO of Soul 2 Soul Healing, Lisa LaGuardia Fischer, a passionate healer and advocate for holistic wellness. As a board-certified health coach and licensed marriage and family therapist based in El Segundo, California, Lisa has created a sanctuary where individuals and families can find compassion, courage, and healing.

At Soul 2 Soul Healing, Lisa and her team take a nuanced approach to cultivating wellness. They blend counseling, coaching, and other modalities to treat the whole person – mind, body and spirit. By building self-compassion and community, they walk with clients on their paths of self-discovery and growth.

Lisa’s vision is for Soul 2 Soul Healing to be a refuge where people find the support they need to overcome life’s obstacles, establish healthy habits, and lead lives of meaning and joy. Lisa and her team of amazing clinicians work diligently to provide support, healing, and growth to teens, young adults, couples, families and individuals facing various challenges in life.

A Vision Fueled by Purpose

When asked why she does what she does, Lisa shared that the answer to her soul’s purpose lies in her continuous evolution since starting as a health coach. Lisa’s journey into health counseling was sparked by a desire to address wellness holistically. She saw an opportunity to empower clients not just mentally, but physically through meaningful lifestyle changes.

Lisa’s vision for Soul 2 Soul Healing is to provide integrated support so clients can overcome obstacles and establish healthy habits. She envisions Soul 2 Soul Healing as a provider of integrated support so individual can overcome obstacles to wellness and establish healthy habits in a space, filled with compassionate clinicians, where families and individuals can find trust, courage, and the opportunity to heal and grow.

Lisa believes it is the greatest honor when individuals seeking inner peace place their trust in her team, opening their hearts and revealing their vulnerabilities in their quest of healing. It’s evident that Lisa has found her purpose, one that brings immense fulfillment and the sense of being of service to the world. Her journey may have started as a health coach, but she eventually discovered the importance of addressing the relational aspects in people’s lives, which led her into the field of marriage and family therapy.

Cultivating Wellness by Addressing Root Causes

At Soul 2 Soul Healing, Lisa incorporates a holistic approach to wellness. She believes in looking at the whole person and not just focusing on mental health or specific aspects of life. Lisa’s approach allows her to dive deep into emotional realms, helping clients identify and heal past wounds and emotional blocks that hinder growth and well-being.

I asked Lisa about the distinction between health coaching and therapy. She explained that while health coaching primarily addresses realistic goal-setting and accountability, therapy goes deeper into emotional blockages and traumatic events that impact one’s life and physical health. However, Lisa’s unique skill set combines the best of both worlds, offering clients a holistic and effective approach to their overall well-being.

The Willingness to Make Changes

When it comes to making positive changes in one’s life, Lisa emphasizes the importance of willingness. Starting where the client is at and finding that spark of willingness is the key to sustainable growth. Whether it’s sleep, exercise, or nutrition, Lisa encourages small, realistic changes and an experimental mindset.

For those seeking better sleep, she recommends consistency in sleep schedules, reducing screen time before bed, and creating a calming bedtime routine, such as journaling or writing a gratitude list. Lisa also practices the “crowding out” theory in nutrition, focusing on incorporating healthier options rather than restricting or eliminating certain foods.

The Transformative Power of Self-Compassion

Perhaps the most critical element in Lisa’s approach is self-compassion. She believes that shame-driven motivation is unsustainable and counterproductive. Instead, cultivating a loving relationship with oneself, akin to re-parenting, paves the way for true healing and growth. When self-compassion is present, shame cannot survive, making it easier to navigate life’s challenges with kindness and support.

A Purpose-Driven Sanctuary for Healing and Growth

At Soul 2 Soul Healing, Lisa LaGuardia Fischer blends health coaching and relational counseling to treat the whole person. With a vision fueled by purpose, a holistic approach to wellness, and the power of self-compassion, clients find the support and tools they need to lead beautiful, meaningful lives.

If you’re seeking positive change and inner peace, reach out to this purpose-driven practice. Lisa and her team are ready to welcome you with open hearts and help you embark on a transformative journey towards purpose and well-being to unlock your highest potential.

Contact Soul 2 Soul Healing Today to Schedule Your Free Consultation!

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Who hasn’t heard of the marvels of soy? The marketing bandwagon has touted soy as the perfect health food for decades. But could something that sounds so healthful actually be dangerous?
If you take the time to look into the actual science,then the answer is yes.

Thousands of studies link soy to malnutrition, digestive distress, immune system breakdown, thyroid dysfunction, cognitive decline, reproductive disorders and infertility –even cancer and heart disease.

One of the primary reasons it would be wise for you to avoid soy is that more than 90 percent of soybeans grown in the United States are genetically modified. Since the introduction of genetically engineered foods in 1996, we’ve had an upsurge in low birth weight babies, infertility, and other problems in the U.S., and animal studies have shown devastating effects from genetically engineered soyincluding allergies, sterility, birth defects, and offspring death rates up to five times higher than normal.

Soybean crops are also heavily sprayed with chemical herbicides, such glyphosate, which a French team of researchers have found to be carcinogenic. Soybeans — even organically grown soybeans — naturally contain “antinutrients” such as saponins, soyatoxin, phytates, trypsin inhibitors, goitrogens and phytoestrogens. Traditional fermentation destroys these antinutrients, which allows your body to enjoy soy’s nutritional benefits. ?However, most Westerners do not consume fermented soy, but rather
unfermented soy, mostly in the form of soymilk, tofu, TVP, and soy infant formula.

Unfermented soy has the following 10 adverse affects on your body:

1. High Phytic Acid (Phytates):
Reduces assimilation of calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Phytic acid in soy is not neutralized by ordinary preparation methods such as soaking, sprouting and long, slow cooking, but only with long fermentation. High-phytate diets have caused growth problems in children.

2. Trypsin inhibitors:
Interferes with protein digestion and may cause pancreatic disorders. In test animals, trypsin inhibitors in
soy caused stunted growth.

3. Goitrogens:
Potent agents that block your synthesis of thyroid
hormones and can cause hypothyroidism and thyroid cancer.
In infants, consumption of soy formula has been linked with auto immune thyroid
disease. Goitrogens interfere with iodine metabolism.

4. Phytoestrogens/Isoflavones:
Plant compounds resembling human estrogen can block your normal estrogen and disrupt endocrine function, cause infertility, and increase your risk for breast cancer.

5. Hemagglutinin:
A clot-promoting substance that causes your red
blood cells to clump, making them unable to properly absorb and distribute oxygen to your tissues.

6. Synthetic Vitamin D:
Soy foods increase your body’s vitamin D
requirement, which is why companies add synthetic vitamin D2 to soymilk (a toxic form of vitamin D).

7. Vitamin B12:
Soy contains a compound resembling vitamin B12 that
cannot be used by your body, so soy foods can actually contribute to B12 deficiency, especially among vegans.

8. Protein Denaturing:
Fragile proteins are denatured during high temperature processing to make soy protein isolate and textured vegetable protein (TVP). Chemical processing of soy protein results in the
formation of toxic lysinoalanine and highly carcinogenic nitrosamines.

9. MSG:
Free glutamic acid, or MSG, is a potent neurotoxin.
MSG is formed during soy food processing, plus additional MSG is often added to mask soy’s unpleasant taste.

10. Aluminum and Manganese:
Soy foods contain high levels of aluminum, which is toxic to your nervous system and kidneys, and manganese, which wreaks havoc on your baby’s immature metabolic system.

Soy’s antinutrients are quite potent. Drinking just two glasses of soymilk
daily provides enough of these compounds to alter a woman’s menstrual cycle. But if you feed soy to your infant or child, these effects are magnified a thousand-fold. Infants fed soy formula may have up to
20,000 times more estrogen circulating through their bodies as those fed other formulas. You should NEVER feed your infant a soy-based formula!

In fact, infants fed soy formula take in an estimated five birth control pills’ worth of estrogen every day. As dangerous as unfermented soy is, fermented soy from organic soybeans is a different story altogether and can be a beneficial part of your diet. Fermented soy is a great source of vitamin K2, and K2 (combined
with vitamin D) is essential in preventing osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and various types of cancer. Note that tofu is NOT on this list and is among the soy foods I do not recommend.

Traditionally fermented soy products include:
– Miso
– Tempeh
– Natto
– Soy sauce (as long as it’s fermented in the traditional way, and not all are)

Contrary to what you may have heard, Asians do not consume large amounts of soy. They use small amounts as a condiment (about two teaspoons daily), but not as a primary protein source. And the type of soy they consume is traditionally fermented soy.

Source: Dr. Mercola

What are the negative effects of the 5 Hour Energy drink on your body.


Watch Lisa Blume on CBS LA help viewers discern the?negative effects of 5 Hour Energy drink on your body.

? ?Are you tired of feeling unhappy with little energy to do anything about it?

? ?Do you turn to food every time you feel sad, stressed, unworthiness, or laden with anxiety?

? ?Tired of overeating and never feeling full?

? ?Do feelings of depression keep you from eating healthy and getting the exercise you need?

? ?Is Diabetes preventing you from living the life you want?

? ?Do you want to boost your energy with a healthier diet?

You don?t have to live this way any longer. It?s time to get the tools you need to live a happy and well-balanced life. ? To acquire the skills and new habits to choose healthy meals when you?re sad or depressed. Or when you need a boost in your mood, finding the motivation to get to the gym. And to learn your body and the emotional triggers that affect your food and lifestyle choices. Achieving this level of awareness will dramatically affect not just your blood sugar and weight but ultimately how you look and feel. Wouldn?t it be nice to wake up feeling energized without needing 3 cups of coffee or an afternoon pick-me-up? How about getting comfortable with smaller food portions? Finding sizeable amounts that are right for you to end the bloat and the need to unbutton your pants after every meal? And my favorite, watching the weight fall off…effortlessly! Now let?s get to work!

When was the last time you talked with someone about your health and life concerns and received the personal attention you deserve??Los Angeles based Health & Wellness expert, Lisa Blume, provides counseling to people who suffer from Emotional Eating and Diabetes. Lisa educates and empowers her patients to make healthy food and lifestyle choices providing healing techniques that make a remarkable difference in people’s lives today.

Her comprehensive approach to optimal health consists of the following:

First Time Consultation

An assessment of your healthy history, current health, diet, lifestyle, relationships, career/education, physical activity and spirituality/self-love. Together, she will then identify the areas in your life that deserve more attention. She will discuss your short and long-term goals and create a custom program that targets the areas in your life that are needing the most change.

Health & Wellness Counseling

Choose the package that speaks to you. Lisa provides ongoing support and guidance as you set your specific goals and make sustainable changes that improve your health and happiness. She will address whatever is needed for you at that particular session. Whether it be changes that need to be made to your diet; embarking on a detox program, a new direction your intuition is telling you to take in your life (i.e. relationship, career, education, etc) or guiding you to see the root cause of an unwanted emotion you are experiencing, generally triggered by stress or anxiety.

Contact Soul 2 Soul Healing now to schedule your complimentary fifteen minute consultation.

More then 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It?s estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. It is also estimated that as much as 15% of the US population is gluten intolerant. Could you be one of them?

If you have any of the following symptoms it could be a sign that you have gluten intolerance:

1. Digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and even constipation. I see the constipation particularly in children after eating gluten.

2.Keratosis Pilaris, (also known as ?chicken skin? on the back of your arms). This tends be as a result of a fatty acid deficiency and vitamin A deficiency secondary to fat-malabsorption caused by gluten damaging the gut.

3. Fatigue, brain fog or feeling tired after eating a meal that contains gluten.

4. Diagnosis of an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto?s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Scleroderma or Multiple sclerosis.

5. Neurologic symptoms such as dizziness or feeling of being off balance.

6. Hormone imbalances such as PMS, PCOS or unexplained infertility.

7. Migraine headaches.

8. Diagnosis of chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia. These diagnoses simply indicate your conventional doctor cannot pin point the cause of your fatigue or pain.

9. Inflammation, swelling or pain in your joints such as fingers, knees or hips.

10. Mood issues such as anxiety, depression, mood swings and ADD.

How to test for gluten intolerance?
I have found the single best ways to determine if you have an issue with gluten is to do an elimination diet and take it out of your diet for at least 2 to 3 weeks and then reintroduce it. Please note that gluten is a very large protein and it can take months and even years to clear from your system so the longer you can eliminate it from your diet before reintroducing it, the better.

Thgluten-intolerance-FIe best advice that I share with my patients is that if they feel significantly better off of gluten or feel worse when they reintroduce it, then gluten is likely a problem for them. In order to get accurate results from this testing method you must elimination 100% of the gluten from your diet.

How to treat gluten intolerance?
Eliminating gluten 100% from your diet means 100%. Even trace amounts of gluten from cross contamination or medications or supplements can be enough to cause an immune reaction in your body.

The 80/20 rule or ?we don?t eat it in our house, just when we eat out? is a
complete misconception. An article published in 2001 states that for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity eating gluten just once a month increased the relative risk of death by 600%.

Still unsure? Call for your FREE phone consultation today!