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 48: Self-Massage for Self-Healing

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  Click here to download .mp3.   Episode 48: Self-Massage for Self-Healing with Gin Burchfield, BS, CYT, LMBT In Episode 48 of A Healthy Curiosity, host Brodie Welch, L.Ac. talks with Gin Burchfield, BS, CYT, LMBT, about the benefits of self-massage, known in the Ayurvedic tradition as Abhyanga. The benefits…

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A Healthy Curiosity, Episode 42: Taming Your Inner Critic with Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT

  Episode 42: Taming Your Inner Critic with Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT   When you talk to yourself (which, let’s face it, we all do), are you kind? Do you speak to yourself like you would speak to a friend, or do you have a tendency to resort to…

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How Monica Lewinsky and burned veggies inspire self-compassion

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Did you happen to catch Monica Lewinsky’s TED talk that’s been making the rounds on Facebook recently? I loved it. In her talk, Monica asks who among us hasn’t done something regretful at the age of 22? She calls for us all to have greater empathy and compassion for people…

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