When was the last time you had a really good cry?

Have you been feeling a little bit down recently? I know I have – we’re not alone and it’s actually not a bad thing.According to Chinese Medicine, Autumn is associated with grief and sadness, so it’s normal to feel that way during this time year. Just as the trees let…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 66: Ayurvedic Tips for Navigating the Seasonal Transition Into Autumn with Colette Kent

Episode 66: Ayurvedic Tips for Navigating the Seasonal Transition Into Autumn with Colette Kent   Colette Kent is an Ayurvedic Educator and the founder of Elements Natural Healing and Wellbeing who has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years. She is the former owner of a…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 64: Stopping Time with Pedram Shojai, OMD

A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 64: Stopping Time with Pedram Shojai, OMD   Dr. Pedram Shojai is a fellow Chinese medicine practitioner, a Qigong teacher, known philanthropist, and a New York Times bestselling author. He’s also made headlines in the movie industry producing documentaries. Above all, he is known as the…

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A Healthy Curiosity Episode 63: Diagnosing Your Tongue

Episode 63: Diagnosing your Tongue I’ve been pretty busy lately. We dropped our daughter off at her first year of college, vacationing for a week in the Orcas, and attended a friend’s wedding in Seattle. When we got back, I was busy transitioning office managers and seeing more patients than…

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Two Simple Questions to Help You Relax Your Mind

Qigong can be thought of as a moving meditation. Regular practice helps to improve bone density, balance, sleep, cardiovascular function, digestion, and immunity. It also helps to reduce stress and pain. Pretty cool, huh? It can even help your cells live longer – and when your cells live longer, so…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 57: Holistic Mental Health with Maureen Magauran, MD

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Episode 57: Holistic Mental Health with Maureen Magauran, MD In Episode 57 of A Healthy Curiosity, Brodie talks with Maureen Magauran, MD and Holistic Psychiatrist, about the ways we convince ourselves that we’re stuck, even when we have the power to make positive changes. Meditation allows us to tap into…

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From A Healthy Curiosity’s Archives: Shame Resilience

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  Click here to download .mp3.   Episode 24: Shame Resilience with Jen Kind, LPC, CDWF, EPC   Is shame keeping you from realizing your value?    In this episode, Brodie talks with Jennifer Kind, LPC, CDWF, EPC, a Psychotherapist and coach in Portland, OR who works with people cultivating more shame resilience,…

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From A Healthy Curiosity’s Archives – Dating Yourself: Relationship Self-Care

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  Click here to download .mp3.   Episode 22 – Dating Yourself: Relationship Self-Care with Veronica Grant, Dating Coach   Have you ever felt unlucky in love? Maybe you’ve had partners that made you feel bad about yourself or you’ve been on plenty of dates but can’t get someone to commit.…

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From A Healthy Curiosity’s Archives: Medical Marijuana with Dr. Rachna Patel

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  Click here to download .mp3.   Episode 54 (aka E09): Medical Marijuana with Dr. Rachna Patel Marijuana has now been legalized for medical use in 29 U.S. states (plus D.C., Guam, and Puerto Rico) and legalized recreationally in eight (twice as many as when this episode was originally released…

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I seem to have a knack for doing things the hard way. I kind of get off on it, working hard. I like pushing my limits, challenging myself physically, professionally, and pushing the edge of my personal evolution. The thing about pushing and working hard — yang mode — is…

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