Dr. Mark Sherwood knows true strength and resilience through his 24 years serving on the police force and SWAT teams as well as being a body-building champion and professional baseball player. They go hand-in-hand with his passion for natural wellness and creating a healthy life. In this episode Dr. Mark lines out the simplest actions you can take daily to build a life and business you love that stands the test of opposition and time.
Mark Sherwood, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), and Michele L. Neil-Sherwood, Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), have a full-time wellness-based medical practice in Tulsa, OK called the Functional Medical Institute where they adopt a whole-person approach, which is outcome-based looking at each individual’s unique needs. Their goal is to lead people down a pathway of true healing. To that end, there are two purposes: 1. To eradicate all self-imposed, choice-driven disease conditions, and 2. To eliminate the usage of unnecessary medications. Through their unique clinic, various diagnostic tests are used, including genetics, bio-impedance, neurotransmitter, vascular aging, and stress management. The couple hosts a weekly television program airing regionally in the Midwest US. They serve patients in nearly every state in the US and in several countries around the world.
Drs. Mark and Michele co-authored three Amazon #1 best-selling books, The Quest for Wellness, Fork Your Diet, and Surviving the garden of eatin’. They have been seen on national TV, been quoted on CNN, and are regular contributors to many national publications. Their full-length movie, Fork Your Diet, has over 15 million minutes viewed in the US and UK. They are now in the production of a second motion picture. With a broad social media network that spans the globe, Drs. Mark and Michele’s influence is far-reaching. The couple understands the importance of nutrition, medical food & supplementation, exercise prescription, rest, stress management, hormone balance, and functional movement. This makes them a modern-day “dynamic duo of wellness.”
Dr. Mark has completed training and certifications in age management, nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics, peptide therapy, hormone therapy, stress management, GI health, and immunology. He is a 24-year retired veteran of the Tulsa Police Department, where he logged a decade of courageous service on the department’s SWAT Team. He is also a former Oklahoma state and regional bodybuilding champion, and an ex-professional baseball player. Additionally, Dr. Mark traveled the world for over 10 years with the world-famous Power Team. Dr. Mark’s passion for wellness motivated him to develop several wellness-based courses, which he teaches to law enforcement professionals, corporations, and churches throughout the U.S. and worldwide. He firmly believes that “each person has an awesome destiny and purpose in life, which can be revealed only through the pursuit of total wellness.” Mark is a motivational speaker whose presentations are sought by audiences nationwide. His passion and experience for total wellness make him a versatile role model for people of all ages.
In each episode, Staci sits down with notable business leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs to discuss how they have turned adversity into epic comeback stories that enabled them to build a life and business they love.