RDL #74: Dr. Jack Wolfson

Should Chiropractors be the gatekeepers of family health? Join Dr. Jack Woflson and I, as we discuss why Chiropractors should be the gatekeepers of family health, and the lifestyle factors that need to be addressed to improve the health of the public. We also cover the definitions of success and how that evolves with life experience and growing children, and how to ‘cut out the fluff’, delegate, and focus on your priorities to maximize your business productivity. We also find out more about Dr. Wolfson’s holistic Cardiology practice and some of his top lifestyle recommendations for cardiovascular health.

Rock Your Life Tips:

“When you do the right thing, it tends to work out.” ~ Dr. Jack Wolfson

We all deal with struggles, with people who challenge us, and with fear and uncertainty in a variety of situations. If you live with integrity and are congruent with your values, the results are often rewarding.

Find out more about the Chiropractic Pediatric Conference here

About our guest:

You can learn more about Dr. Jack Wolfson and all the incredible products and programs they offer here

Email Dr. Wolfson here

Find out more about their powerpoint series for Chiropractors here

Order a case of books for your practice here

RDL #73: Dr. Laura Foster

Sometimes all you need is an adjustment (of your expectations). Join Dr. Laura Foster and I as we discuss how you can ‘have it all’ in life and business when you adjust your expectations and ask for help at all the various stages of your child’s development. We also cover why there is ‘power in the pause’ and how taking vacations will support your business growth, and the importance of taking care of ourselves as health professionals and living lives that are congruent with what we share with the people in our practice.

Rock Your Life Tips: 

“Listen to what your soul is telling you, it will always lead you to what is best and in the path of least resistance”    ~ Dr. Laura Foster

About our guest:

Dr. Laura Foster is the owner and clinic director of Foster Family Chiropractic & Associates.  She has been a practicing chiropractor for the last sixteen years where she has felt immense gratitude for the hundreds of families she calls practice members.  During this time she has enjoyed facilitating many workshops, countless educational seminars, mentored practicing chiropractors and published a multitude of articles on a variety of topics.  Her chiropractic practice is truly special and reflective of the unique approach that she’s brought forth and the life lessons she has been open to receiving.

As long as Dr. Foster can recall she has always been reaching forward in life.   She is an avid runner, yogi and triathlete.  She has twice completed the ultra endurance race, Ironman Canada, which she believes is living proof that you can truly accomplish whatever you have the courage to imagine for yourself.  Competing in events which require you to dig deep within yourself has inspired her to live her life with a greater sense of spirit. Dr. Foster has two fabulous children.  Parenting has taught her more about love, forgiveness, authenticity, respect and potential than she ever thought possible.  Her passion is chiropractic, vegetarian food, sport, quantum healing, adventure travel and human potential.

RDL #72: Dr. Ryan French

What’s the most important thing you can do to inspire your team? In this conversation with Dr. Ryan French, we discuss how to lead your team effectively and the most important thing you can do to inspire them everyday. We also talk about why being yourself is the best way to increase the joy in your life, and why comparisons are destructive to happiness in both your personal and professional life.

Rock Your Life Tip:

“What ever you are doing, do it full out.” Often the most inefficient people are the most easily distracted. If you want to increase your productivity focus on being completely present with the task at hand, and with the people you are interacting with.

About today’s guest:

Dr. Ryan French is a family chiropractor practicing in Bolton, Ontario.  Together with his team of incredible support staff and associate doctors, he has built the largest family chiropractic practice in the area.  He is a health coach, mentor, teacher, and writer.

He is blessed with an incredible family, including loving wife Suzanne, and 4 beautiful children, Jessica, Jackson, Jordyn and Jacob.

Dr. Ryan received his doctorate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto.  His other academic accomplishments include a Degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University in Hamilton, a post-doctorate fellowship in pregnancy and pediatric care rendering him the title FICPA (Fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association), certification in The Webster In-Utero Constraint Technique (better known as the breech-turning technique), certification to practice Clinical Acupuncture, and many other courses in nutrition, exercise, and preventive health care. His hobbies include coaching, hockey, fishing, golf, and never-ending learning!

He offers one-on-one mentoring to other chiropractors to help them grow and achieve more. To reach Dr. Ryan and find out more connect with him here.

RDL #71: Drs. Danny & Richelle Knowles

How do you make it work … At work? Drs. Danny & Richelle’s join me to discuss their approach to managing their business and family life as a working couple for the past 18 years. We also cover how life in practice can evolve as your children grow, and what you can do to support your business while nurturing growing children and why it’s important to surround yourself with mentors, step up, and stay inspired by others.

Rock Your Life Tips:

Working with your spouse can create unique challenges but when you find ways to build on each others strengths, define responsibilities and collaborate for a shared vision, it’s possible to create a business life where everyone thrives.

About Our Guests:

Dr. Daniel Knowles, who is known as Dr. Danny, has been running his own private practice, Network Family Wellness Centre since 1997. He developed the Mile High Movement, after years of experience as a successful chiropractor, consultant, mentor and teacher. His company Lifetime Wellness Practice, is a service-based firm offering premium growth strategies and client care consulting to professional chiropractic teams. Additionally, he serves WiseWorld Seminars as International Operations developer and an Instructor. When he’s not in the office or spending time with clients, Dr. Knowles enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with his beautiful wife and two children. Always eager to meet fellow chiropractors or those interested in chiropractic care, never hesitate to contact him or say hi.

Dr. Richelle Knowles is well known as a chiropractor residents can rely on for compassionate and empathetic care at the Boulder wellness center. She began her impressive academic career at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. Her deep commitment to entering the field of health care led her to pursue a degree in pharmacology. However, Dr. Richelle’s life changed dramatically when she learned about the theory, principles, and practice of chiropractic and chose to leave behind her studies in pharmacology. She enrolled at Sherman College of Chiropractic and proved herself to be a student of remarkable ability. She was named Chiropractic Intern of the Month and represented Sherman College at the World Congress of Chiropractic Students before graduating with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. In 2011, Dr. Richelle was deeply honored to receive an appointment to the Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners from Governor John Hickenlooper. She currently serves on the Board of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations.

Check out the Mile High Chiropractic Event here

RDL #70: Not Just For Moms Anymore! New Show Evolution

All moms are rockstars, but not all rockstars are moms. This week I discuss why the show is evolving to include conversations with men as well as couples in Chiropractic. Dr. Melissa Longo shares the concept and reasoning for the change.

What can you expect on the upcoming shows? We discuss why conversations about marketing, personal development, family life, developing your team and improving your relationships are vital to your growth as a Chiropractor and your personal success.

Who will you be hearing from and why? There will be an incredible variety of practice styles and personalities, and keeping an open mind always exposes you to new ideas that can further your professional understanding.

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Contact Dr. Melissa Longo here and find out more about the Rockstar Doctor mentorship programs.

RDM 069: Dr. Elizabeth Welch

Join me as I sit down with Dr. Elizabeth Welch’s to discuss her experience travelling abroad for 14 months and adjusting throughout the world, and her tips how to do it safely and successfully. We also cover why it’s important to trusting your intuition in both your personal and professional life and taking care of your own needs as a woman to stay physically and emotionally well for your practice and family.

Rock Your Life Tip:

What lights you up about what you do? How can you stay engaged and excited about the work you do, why it matters, and share it with more people in your community?

Find out more about Rockstar Doctor Moms click here.

Find out more about Dr. Elizabeth Welch:

Check out her bio, find out more about the technique courses she teaches, and connect with her here.

Elizabeth Welch, DC graduated from LCCW in 1998 and practices is Berkeley California. She taught philosophy and adjusting technique at LCCW for 10 years prior to having her son Leo who is soon to be 7 years old. She had the privilege of studying Bio-Geometric Integration (BGI) with Dr. Sue Brown for almost 20 years and has been in the BGI teaching staff for 10 years. Elizabeth’s favorite part of being a chiropractor is teaching students and DCs to adjust osseously with confidence and ease regardless of body type or physical limitation. It is her belief that anyone can learn to be masterful with the art of osseous adjusting. She offers several different seminars for students and DCs in her office in Berkeley and has been perfecting her teaching style for over 20 years. Following graduation she traveled solo with her adjusting table to 14 countries over 14 months volunteering her services to refugees and impoverished communities around the world. Prior to chiropractic college she coached beginning to national level gymnastics for 15 years. Her years of gymnastics coaching has given her a unique eye to help budding Chiropractic masters find their center and their particular genius.”

Connect with Dr.Melissa Longo and find out more about the Rockstar Doctor Mom community & mentorship programs here.

RDM 068: Dr. Sharon Goodyear

This week I sit down with Dr. Sharon Goodyear as to talk about the life changing event that triggered a substantial growth in Dr. Sharon’s practice, and why. We also disucss why it can be more beneficial in life to ‘flow with the river’ instead of ‘push the current’ and the three guiding principles that have helped Dr. Sharon deal with stress and overcome challenges in both her practice and life as a mom raising two sons.

Rock Your Life Tips:

Sometimes loving parenting requires us to step back and give our children freedom to pursue their own path, accept that they will face difficulties in their lives, and trust that if we have effectively nurtured them they will develop resiliency and find their own successes.

Find out more about Rockstar Doctor Moms click here

Contact Dr. Melissa Longo here

RDM 067: Dr. Janice Hughes

Is it possible to have a large practice AND a large family? Join Dr. Janice and I as we discuss ho she built a large practice while mothering 3 sons, how to maximize your time by ‘chunking it down’, and why being a mom is the ‘best calling’ and the difficult choices Dr. Janice made while her sons were teenagers.

Rock Your Life Tips:

Get clear on your values, the kind of practice you want to have, and the kind of mother you want to be. Then don’t think twice about acting in ways that are 100% congruent with those choices. Life is long, your children will grow, and you can always revisit your dreams for your family and business life any time you want. You make the rules and write the blueprint for the life you want to live.

Find out more about Rockstar Doctor Moms here


Episode 12: What Do Your Children Really Need?

Episode 14: Do Your Values Align With Your Actions?

Episode 40: Be Right Where You Are

Contact Dr. Melissa Longo here

About our guest:

Dr. Janice Hughes is a coach, author, and educator. Janice has utilized the skills of attractability and Money Mindset to effectively create amazing opportunities in her own life. Startup experience and entrepreneurial fundraising has brought life lessons of applying the concepts of attraction and money at every step of her Journey. Along the way Janice was able to increase the value of one company in the biotech industry from 20 Million to a valuation of over 150 Billion. Janice has the ability to share short-cuts and common sense in applying the concepts of attraction and money into our lives. Find out more about her Money Mindset Program for Chiropractors here

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RDM 066: Dr. Josephene Juell

In this episode we discuss:

– The unique successes and occasional challenges of running a business with your spouse and parenting young children together

– how clarity around defining your best skills and clinical interests can help you build your ideal practice

Rock Your Life Tip:

To refocus your energy to shift from ‘doctor mode’ to ‘mom mode’ consider your commute – whether it’s a drive or a walk or some other mode of transportation, taking the time to consciously shift your mental focus can help you be more present with the people you are around.

Find out more about Rockstar Doctor Moms click here

Contact Dr. Melissa Longo here

Join our private facebook group here

About our guest:  Dr. Josephene Juell is a Chiropractor, Mom to two girls, and Owner of Elan Family Wellness Centre.  She graduated from UBC (BSc in Biology/ Genetics) and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (DC).  She is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (www.ICPA4kids.org), Association for Reorganizational Healing (Network Spinal Analysis~Level 3 Certified and Mastery Level Intensive), and Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors. Over the last 15 years, she has assisted her practice members to discover new strategies for addressing tension and pain, and transform their health and well being.  Find out more about her practice here

RDM 065: Dr. Cathy Wendland-Colby

Dr. Wendland-Colby’s is an internationally sought after speaker, and today she shares her journey to success, and the little steps you can start taking today to gain experience, credibility, and confidence to do the same. We also discuss why she doesn’t believe in ‘balance’, and how she focuses her energy in the different roles she plays as a mother, instructor, speaker, and Chiropractor, as well as how she integrates her two young children into her professional life and the benefits it has offered her family.

Rock Your Life Tips:

Instead of striving for balance in your life, consider focusing instead on being completely present in whatever role you are playing, whether that’s in your practice or in your home.

Find out more about Rockstar Doctor Moms click here

Contact Dr. Melissa Longo here

Join our private Facebook group here

About our guest:

Through her YouTube channel, websites, mentoring programs and stage presentations around the world, Dr. Cathy Wendland-Colby has empowered over 5 million women and families to make healthy choices for their pregnancy, birth, parenthood and for their family’s health. She is a 1999 graduate of Life U, holds licenses in 3 states, has two practices in Woodstock, Georgia, is adjunct faculty at Life University and mentors students and new docs every day in her offices.

Dr. Cathy Wendland-Colby is well known for her work with pregnant women and young families. She lectures around the world on the importance of improving our lifestyles because “Healthy Moms Equal Healthy Babies”. Her lectures take people out of their comfort zone by dissecting the medical model forced on our society and replacing it with the natural approach -the chiropractic approach – to health, pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

You can see some of her work at

www.YouTube.com/DoctorCathy www.EducatedPregnancy.comwww.BrandingYourCommunication.com