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A Healthy Curiosity

Exploring self-care strategies, personal evolution, Chinese Medicine, and what it takes to be well in a busy world. You know that health and happiness aren’t things you can outsource. You’ve also got a full plate, and making the time to take care of yourself can be challenging. A Healthy Curiosity is here to support you. Host Brodie Welch, L.Ac., is an expert in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture, as well as a teacher and practitioner of qi gong, meditation, yoga, lifestyle and diet counseling who tries to walk her talk about health and mindfulness as a recovering Type-A, parent, and business owner. You'll find interviews with fellow experts in Chinese Medicine and natural health care about the conditions we treat and strategies we use clinically; simple self-care tips to help you feel calm, centered, and energized; and personal chats where we explore what gets in the way of our best intentions: perfectionism, big goals, habits and routines, chronic pain, overwork and overwhelm, boundaries, limiting beliefs — and what it takes to overcome such obstacles mindfully.
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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 29, 2017

For those who regularly listen to this podcast, you’ll know that I have a genuine interest in how shaping and evolving the culture around us is key in becoming healthy individually. In today’s episode, we have a chance to hear from Millennia Ruth Lytle who is a licensed naturopathic doctor and certified nutrition specialist. Affectionately known as Dr. Millie, she has a special interest in solving health puzzles naturally and is involved in focusing these efforts in the corporate world.

Dr. Millie provides corporate stress-relief wellness programs and consults on dietary supplements with R&D divisions of companies. Today we talk about the impact a working environment can have on individual employees – their stress levels and productivity - and how that can ultimately affect a company’s bottom line. We also discuss a few other significant topics in relationship to stress relief and management including heart math and hypnosis.

“Job stress is more strongly associated with health complaints than financial problems or family problems. Statistics show that when there is less stress on the job, there is more productivity.” – Dr. Millie 

 

On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:

  • The coherence between mind and heart
  • How is your heart hormonal?
  • Can we change the way we perceive stress?
  • How you can apply the principles of heart math at home.
  • Recognizing what thoughts bring good feelings and true peace.
  • Understanding what is nurturing us the most.
  • Dispelling common myths and misconceptions about hypnosis.
  • What systemic changes are being made in the corporate world to relieve stress.

 

Key Takeaway:

  • There is a connection and coherence between the mind and emotions.
  • We can change our thinking patterns to align with our feelings.
  • Stress is all about perception – we can change the way we perceive stress, which can change our feelings about stress at any given moment.

 

Connect with Dr. Millie Lytle:

http://www.drmillie.com/



Get Our Self-Care Manifesto

You have the right to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself first, everyone around you will benefit, and will let you get more done in less time. If you need a reminder, just go to our webpage and click the download button. Then print and hang the manifesto on your wall or fridge or wherever you want so long as you get to see a positive reminder every day. Remember: Self-care is not selfish; it is essential.

 

Level Up Your Life

Are you ready to upgrade to the next version of you? If you are ready to receive the guidance, accountability, and support you need to up level your health, feel more energized, and truly love your body, then join me for the 11 Weeks to Level Up Your Life program!

The next round of Level Up Your Life begins February 13, 2018.

Visit BrodieWelch.com/Level-Up to learn more and schedule your FREE Discovery Call Today!

 

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Thank you for joining me on today’s episode of A Healthy Curiosity, the podcast that explores what it takes to be well in today’s busy world with healthcare strategies through Chinese medicine. If you enjoyed today’s episode, pleasehead over to iTunes and subscribe to the show. Share your favorite episodes with your friends on social media to help us spread the word and help more people achieve optimal health throughout their busy lives.

 

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Dec 20, 2017

Today’s podcast features a conversation with Maggie Berghoff who is a nurse practitioner trained in Functional Medicine. Maggie uses a renowned step-by-step framework known as Balance Protocol to transform the lives of men and women using cutting-edge and natural medicine. Today, Maggie talks about 6 important environmental inputs - air, water, light, sound, food and EMF. She shares her insight on exactly how these inputs can affect us and offers simple tips and ideas for optimizing inputs in our daily lives.

 

In this episode, we talk about the many different ways our bodies are constantly exchanging energy with the environment around us. Whether it is through the food we digest, the air we breathe or even our exposure to EMF, the small and simple things we do each day impact our general health and well-being.

 

On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:

  • How often should we exchange the air in our home?
  • The importance of filtering bathing water.
  • How exposure to light affects our circadian rhythm.
  • What effect does sound have on our vagus nerve?
  • Should we avoid foods imported from other countries?
  • How can you mitigate unavoidable contact with EMF?

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Whether we realize it or not, our bodies are constantly interpreting sounds, processing light, exchanging air and absorbing water.
  • You don’t have to be purist to implement simple steps to optimize environmental inputs.
  • See yourself as unique - get to know what your body specifically needs.

 

 

Connect with Maggie Berghoff:

 

 

Get Our Self-Care Manifesto

You have the right to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself first, everyone around you will benefit, and will let you get more done in less time. If you need a reminder, just visit our webpage and click the download button. Then print and hang the manifesto on your wall or fridge or wherever you want so long as you get to see a positive reminder every day. Remember: Self-care is not selfish; it is essential.

 

Level Up Your Life

It’s no secret that the key to feeling vital, vibrant and thriving lies in our everyday habits. But, despite your best intentions, life can get in the way.

 

Taking small, doable steps in the direction of better allows you to evolve and level up over time. And evolving with support, accountability, and other kind, conscious people on a growth path is way easier and more fun!

 

If you’re serious about Leveling Up, creating more ease in your life, feel strong, lean and comfortable in your body as well as more present and joyful in 2018, I would love to have a conversation with you. Go to brodiewelch.com/Level-up and apply for your FREE discovery call.

 

 

 

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Dec 14, 2017

In today’s episode, Sarica and I get a chance to swap ideas based on our mutual love for Chinese Medicine, including how the foods we eat impact our life experience. Sarica shares her thoughts on the lost art of traditional food preparation and why it’s so important. We discuss different types of foods as well as preparation methods such as soaking and fermentation.

Sarica Cernohous is a Whole-food Nutrition and Natural Lifestyle Consultant as well as a Practitioner of Japanese-style Acupuncture and Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory and Herbal Medicine. Sarica's real-life, practical knowledge of going beyond organic and healthy ingredients and reaching deeper into the largely-forgotten and yet incredibly potent health benefits of traditional food preparation offers up a “missing link” in the wellness equation.  Her warm presence, infused with her background in Traditional Chinese Medicine and interwoven with modern-day findings, makes for an engaging presentation of the simplicity of how these processes can be implemented into our everyday, busy lives.

“Our bodies are super smart…they will always allocate resources to the places that are most stressed and most important to our livelihood.” – Sarica Cernohous

On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:

  • Why is it important to get back to traditional food preparation?
  • Modern culture has come to expect certain nutrients in our foods.
  • Bone broth – soothing, healing and incredibly easy to digest.
  • The benefits of soaking and fermentation.
  • How lectins can lead to digestive issues including leaky gut syndrome.
  • Looking at the energetic quality of the food we are eating.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • There's more to food than the micro- and macro- nutrients.
  • When digestive systems arise, going back to the basics can be the best solution.
  • Pre-digestion steps like soaking and fermentation can be the missing link in vitality for so many people.
  • Keep meals simple – avoid complex meals.

  

Resources Mentioned:

  

Connect with Sarica Cernohous:

 

 

Get Our Self-Care Manifesto

You have the right to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself first, everyone around you will benefit, and will let you get more done in less time. If you need a reminder, just visit our webpage and click the download button. Then print and hang the manifesto on your wall or fridge or wherever you want so long as you get to see a positive reminder every day. Remember: Self-care is not selfish; it is essential.

 

Level Up Your Life

It’s no secret that the key to feeling vital, vibrant and thriving lies in our everyday habits. But, despite your best intentions, life can get in the way.

Taking small, doable steps in the direction of better allows you to evolve and level up over time. And evolving with support, accountability, and other kind, conscious people on a growth path is way easier and more fun!

If you’re serious about Leveling Up, creating more ease in your life, feel strong, lean and comfortable in your body as well as more present and joyful in 2018, I would love to have a conversation with you. Go to brodiewelch.com/Level-up and apply for your FREE discovery call.

 

 

To subscribe to A Healthy Curiosity in iTunes, click here.

To subscribe to A Healthy Curiosity on Android, click here.

To like or share about A Healthy Curiosity on Facebook, click here.

Dec 6, 2017

Dr. Mariza Snyder is a wellness practitioner and the author of six books: the bestselling The DASH Diet Cookbook and The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils as well as The Low Glycemic Index Slow Cooker, The Antioxidant Counter, The Water Infusion Detox Book and The Matcha Miracle. For the past nine years she has lectured at wellness centers, hospitals, conferences, and corporations on hormone health and essential oils, nutrition, and detoxification. She is also the creator of the Women’s Balance Summit, an online event designed to empower women to create the health and life they deserve.

 

In Today's episode, Dr. Snyder shares her journey back to health using essential oils. She also shares her top 5 essential oils for hormonal balance, a recipe for a blend, and where to use it. Dr. Snyder encourages us to take care of ourselves. We are more able to take care of others after we take care of ourselves first.

 

Key Takeaway:

  • Use essential oils aromatically to get the oils into the body and brain the quickest
  • Her two go-to oils are lavender and bergamot
  • Neroli is great for postpartum depression
  • Daily habits using essential oils is a great way to use them for self-care
  • Get a diffuser and use it do easily add essential oils into your life

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

Connect with Dr. Mariza Snyder:

 

Get Our Self-Care Manifesto

You have the right to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself first, everyone around you will benefit, and will let you get more done in less time. If you need a reminder, just go to our webpage and click the download button. Then print and hang the manifesto on your wall or fridge or wherever you want so long as you get to see a positive reminder every day. Remember: Self-care is not selfish; it is essential.

 

Level Up Your Life

Are you ready to upgrade to the next version of you? If you are ready to receive the guidance, accountability, and support you need to up level your health, feel more energized, and truly love your body, then join me for the 11 Weeks to Level Up Your Life program!

 

Visit BrodieWelch.com/Level-Up to learn more and schedule your FREE Discovery Call Today!

 

The next round of Level Up Your Life begins February 6, 2018.

 

Share Your Healthy Curiosity

Thank you for joining me on today’s episode of A Healthy Curiosity, the podcast that explores what it takes to be well in today’s busy world with healthcare strategies through Chinese medicine. If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show. Share your favorite episodes with your friends on social media to help us spread the word and help more people achieve optimal health throughout their busy lives.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to tell us what you’d like to learn more about!

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