Here, WellBe founder Adrienne Nolan-Smith shares blog posts about her life, career, and personal health journey. As a wellness speaker and Board Certified Patient Advocate who spent several years working with hospitals after getting her M.B.A. from Northwestern University, Adrienne has an insider’s perspective into the healthcare space. She also brings profound personal experiences that have shaped her career, wellness philosophy, and personal health.
In these posts, Adrienne delves into these topics, sharing her experience with things like chronic Lyme disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, as well as losing her mother to suicide, a tragic event that may have been preventable had the healthcare system treated her mother differently. She also sheds light on the lifestyle changes and choices she’s made that have improved her well-being, in the hopes that her experience can be helpful to others who are seeking to feel better or address specific issues.
Read these posts to learn more about Adrienne’s personal health journey and the lifestyle choices she makes in her daily life to #getwellbe
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Adrienne’s 20-Year Journey with Chronic Neck and Jaw Pain and Moderate Scoliosis
Adrienne was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 11, along with a host of other issues. She shares her story of 20 years of chronic pain, and how she's finding healing naturally.
Birthday Reflections: Finding Your Purpose in Life Helps You Live Longer
On Adrienne's birthday, she did a simple 3-question exercise to determine her life's purpose and how to measure her success. Learn the exercise, read her results, and share your own!
What Is A Patient Advocate? WellBe Founder Adrienne Nolan-Smith Explains
What is a patient advocate? Adrienne explains what a patient advocate does and why she chose to become one.
The 10 Most Impactful Health Changes Adrienne Made in 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, Adrienne shares the 10 most impactful changes she made to improve her health during the past year.
Adrienne’s Experience with an Abnormal Breast Ultrasound
After finding a lump in her breast, Adrienne went to a radiologist and had an abnormal breast ultrasound. Here's her story of the experience, and her top 3 takeaways.
My Experience with the Adrenal Thyroid Revolution Program
After being diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Adrienne made it her mission to go off thyroid meds. To jumpstart her journey, she did Aviva Romm's Adrenal Thyroid Revolution Program. Here are her 7 takeaways.
The 10 Most Impactful Health Changes Adrienne Made in 2018
Every year, we all do things that change our health — for better or for worse. Here, Adrienne shares the 10 most impactful health changes she made in 2018 and why each one made such a difference in her life.
Adrienne’s Clean Makeup Picks
In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to talk about an issue that is near and dear to my heart— toxic beauty products. I believe giving your mother a “swap out” experience is one of the best gifts you can give.
6 Takeaways from the Integrative Healthcare Symposium
A few weeks ago Adrienne attended the annual conference in New York City. It’s a jam-packed three-day event for all clinicians who consider themselves to be integrative.