Cristin Smith is the CEO/Founder and Spiritual Director at Saffron & Sage, spearheading operations at Little Italy’s first-of-its-kind membership-based holistic health club. In addition to day-to-day operations, Smith serves as Strategy Director and Spiritual Director, holding space for individuals to explore their sacred pilgrimage while cultivating discernment and incorporating other ancient practices into their lives including solitude and meditation. Smith founded Saffron & Sage in 2013, as a result of her personal healing journey and the search for holistic health care practitioners, non-toxic products, therapeutic practices and healing places to achieve wellness of the mind, body and spirit.

In this episode of Wellness Realness:

  • 10:35 – A look at Cristin’s past and her spiritual journey
  • 14:30 – Cristin’s introduction to integrative medicine & mind-body-spirit
  • 15:20 – Why Cristin decided to take a sabbatical in Mexico
  • 20:57 – Why we need to shift our priorities & realign with our hearts
  • 22:30 – How disease stems from 3 things
  • 25:47 – Cristin’s story of discovering she had 4 tumors
  • 30:23 – Raw vegan, introducing animal protein, and seasonal eating
  • 39:10 – Cristin’s health today & what protocols made the biggest difference for her
  • 45:30 – How Cristin healed her grief and the role of somatic therapy
  • 52:20 – Redefining feminine & what it means to be a female leader
  • 58:40 – How Saffron & Sage came to life

This show is supported by:

  • Just Thrive | Go to and use the discount code “christina15” for 15% off your order!
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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions

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