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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Want more ease and flow? Try This

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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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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 52: Uncovering Your Purpose

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  Click to download .mp3.   Episode 52: Uncovering Your Purpose with Brooke Bailey, Four Desires Trainer and Yoga Teacher   Do you know why you were put on this planet?   It seems like such a deep, intense question, and in some ways it is, but it’s also totally…

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Struggle with Sleep? Download my Free Tip Sheet

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I’ll confess: sleep is a struggle for me. It’s also the most important factor as to what kind of a day I’m likely to have. The ease or lack thereof that I experience in sticking with my healthy habits starts the night before. Getting enough sleep is my “keystone habit:”…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 41: Creating Your Personal Mythology

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    Episode 41: Creating Your Personal Mythology with Tracey Duncan, writer, yoga teacher, & transformation coach When someone asks you to tell your story, what do you say? Does the story you tell represent the person you want to project out to the world? Maybe you haven’t noticed, because you’ve…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 38: Essential Oils for Essential Self-Care

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    Episode 38: Essential Oils for Essential Self-Care with Jodi Cohen, NTP In Episode 38, Brodie talks with Jodi Cohen, NTP about the power of essential oils and aromatherapy. Jodi first discovered essential oils after going through an emotionally strenuous time in her life, and the practical knowledge she…

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