Can you imagine diagnosing yourself with skin cancer? Dermatologist Dr. Keira Barr had that terrifying experience and it changed the way she listened to her skin – which she says had been screaming at her since her childhood to listen up.
In today’s interview about skin health – which ends up being about our whole body health with our skin as the humble messenger – Dr. Barr tells us:
No time to watch the whole video? Here are the notes!
People think because it’s on the skin you cut it out and forget about it, but take it as a warning sign that something deeper is happening. -Dr. Keira Barr
Good habits do start young. -Dr. Keira Barr
For so many reasons we have to take a global approach to skin care. -Dr. Keira Barr
Skin cancer is the most prevalent cancer in our country. -Dr. Keira Barr
Start with food. Eat for how you want to feel. -Dr. Keira Barr
How do you want to show up in this skin of yours? Insecure and uncomfortable or powerful? -Dr. Keira Barr
Even if you can do one little thing, you’re already so much better off than you were before. -Dr. Keira Barr
You can find Dr. Barr’s free 30 day program and Quick Start Guide on her website.
Dr. Barr’s book: The Skin Whisperer
Dr. Barr also mentioned polypodium leucotomos, the ingredient made from a fern that’s in SunDaily (formerly SunDots), which we’ve discussed on Kitchen Stewarship before. Find them here, and more info in an interview on KS here.