Dr. Jolene Brighten

"Going Beyond The Pill"


“Everything you do today is a choice - either one step in the direction of disease or towards health.” – Dr. Jolene Brighten

We are so lucky to have women’s health and hormone guru, Dr. Jolene Brighten, with us on DENtalks Podcast for a very informative and important conversation all about YOUR health. Dr. Brighten, who began investigating her own health at the age of seventeen, is a naturopathic medical doctor, biochemist, leading expert in post-birth control syndrome, and author of the new book “Beyond The Pill.” We explore all things birth control and overall women’s health in this episode, as Dr. Brighten identifies crucial health symptoms birth control may mask, it’s long-term impact on health and fertility, liver health, biohacks for sleep and stress, and some cool facts about your thyroid – spoiler alert it may be related to your throat chakra! We talk spirituality, science, and real health talk as Dr. Brighten brings a personable and humorous light to women’s health, making it so relatable and digestible for us all! Don’t miss her beautiful sacral chakra meditation at the end of her episode!

“Once the physical body feels safe, then the next level of healing happens.” – Dr. Jolene Brighten



  • Sacral Chakra


  1. Daily practice: Daily gratitude journal
  2. Current obsession: Fresh roses
  3. Object you can’t live without: Pendulum necklaces
  4. First thing when you wake up: Intentional breathing


  1. Inspirational Teacher 
    Martin Luther King 
  2. Favorite Documentary or Movie
    What Dreams May Come
  3. Current Obsession 
    Omad Lifestyle
  4. Food, Drink, or Object you can’t live without 
    Apple Cider Vinegar


  1. Type of Meditation you rely on most?
    Psychic Meditation which is energy tools, visual meditation which is also her personal practice
  2. Helpful tip for valuable meditation?
    Focus on your breath, take the pressure off yourself that you have to do it right. Keep showing up and try different meditation to find what works for you.
  3. Self-Care Hack? 
    I make sure to clear everyone out of my space every night and get out into nature. I clear people’s energy by creating a bubble out infront of you, putting everyone from the day in that bubble, and then blow up the bubble. This gives the person their energy back.
  4. If you could give any piece of life advice what would it be?
    If you don’t like how things are going, believe that you can change your perception and everything else will change.