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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Chinese Medicine on the Conscious Path

Hand with palm facing up; two fingers of another hand (pointer and middle) are pointing to Pericardium 6 (two fingers below wrist crease on outside of inner wrist - straight down from pinky finger) and Heart 7 (3 fingers blow wrist crease in the middle of the inner wrist)

  I remember when I first fell in love with Chinese Medicine. I was in massage therapy school, and when I took a shiatsu class (a Japanese style of massage based on Chinese Medicine meridian theory), we had to learn the basics. I was hooked. It resonated with me so…

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Chinese Medicine on the Conscious Path and Quick Favor

Hand with palm facing up; two fingers of another hand (pointer and middle) are pointing to Pericardium 6 (two fingers below wrist crease on outside of inner wrist - straight down from pinky finger) and Heart 7 (3 fingers blow wrist crease in the middle of the inner wrist)

Do you have 3 minutes to help me out with a quick favor? I’d love to get to know you better, and where you are on your path to thriving. By way of shameless bribery, I’m giving away copies of my new Healthy Eating Meditation (which has been helping lots…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 11: Emotional Healing & Acupuncture, Part 1

    Episode 11: Emotional Healing & Acupuncture Part 1   On today’s show, Brodie talks with a long-time patient, “Marcia” –  not her real name, per her request. They discuss how acupuncture helped Marcia let go of emotions related to post-traumatic stress that she developed after a camping trip…

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Are you Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal or Water? Take the Quiz!

You know your Myers-Briggs type and your astrological sign, but how about your constitutional type according to Chinese Medicine?   Your constitutional type is like the cards you’re dealt at birth: your physiological strength and temperament: whether we’re Type A, introverted or extroverted, people-oriented; which organ systems will tend to…

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Stop eating salad, a quick video, and other tips for syncing up with fall

Last week I did something rash. I totally abandoned my list of all the things I had to do for my business because it just felt like torture. I didn’t blow off the day and binge on Netflix; I got in touch with my deeper goals: why do I bother…

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Spring Cleaning, Chinese Medicine-Style

It’s starting to feel like spring here in the Willamette Valley. Plants are emerging from their winter dormancy, flowers are budding, the days are getting longer. This same seasonal cycle that we  observe in the outer world of nature is also happening inside our bodies. The enlivening and renewing of…

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