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Welcome to the Ophelia Podcast with your host, Amy Stark. In this podcast, Amy will be sharing messages of hope, healing and transformation. She'll teach you how to shift your mindset, conquer your fears and become the best version of YOU! You'll get to witness healings as well as hear from Amy's mentors, teachers and about her extraordinary she's been on for well over a decade.

Oct 6, 2020

In this episode, Deepa shares how she was in an abusive relationship and how it deeply affected her sleep and how she hacked her sleep. Deepa explains the intricate roll that cortisol plays in our recovery from trauma, and how bioindividual nutrition can help us to recover from trauma. Deepa is the host of the Sleep Whisper podcast, a Functional Nutritionist, Yoga Therapist and an expert in adrenal function.
Deepa is a Yoga therapist for over two decades and a Functional Nutritionist for five. She brings together her experience in therapeutic & transformational yoga and deep learning in nutrition based on the principles of functional medicine to her practice Phytothrive. For more on Deepa check or write to her at The focus has been on merging together the deep science of the functional world with the deep symbolism of ancient wisdom. She has a masterful understanding of the human anatomy with cohesive understanding of physiology to offer what can be classified as true bio-individual mind, body & spirit nutrition. Having a son with a rare adrenal condition gave her a deep insight into the working of the adrenals and the stress response, as it relates to all health and sleep. Her articles have been shared by Dr Mark Hyman, MD, a 13 times NY Times Bestselling Author twice. She also gave the opening speech on Health Hacks at Amazon Web Services & YourStory HeathTech 2019 to heads of healthcare start-ups in India. Her niche is in sleep and she has a podcast called The Sleep Whisperer Podcast. Deepa has twenty years of experience in wellness. She has focused on yoga therapy, helping those with chronic conditions like displaced disc when they were told that there was no way out except surgery. She has five years of experience in functional nutrition, where she has deep focus on sleep nutrition, women’s health, detoxification, skin health and adrenal function.