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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, a holistic health coach, 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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May 15, 2019

Depression and Yang Addiction

with Brodie Welch, L.Ac.

Brodie Welch, L. Ac.

Calling all high-achievers, we who hold ourselves to high standards and push ourselves -- at times beyond our limits. You're in good company. Our culture values doing way more than just being: we celebrate yang and undervalue yin. This sets us up for burnout and even depression, even if you're doing all the "right things." Join me today to explore:

  • When is enough, enough?
  • The scourge of yang addiction
  • How to honor your yin -- and why it's critical to do so 
  • A challenge

Resources in this episode - 

"Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms":  https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Label-Women-Leadership-Success/dp/0062655701

 

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May 8, 2019

Super Wellness Simplified

with Dr. Edith Ubuntu Chan

In Chinese Medicine, health isn't just the absence of disease: it's about living into who we really are. There's really no separation between body and mind and spirit, and each must be considered and respected in order to optimize our well-being. Today we discuss:

  • tips on creating living Super Well
  • why diet and exercise alone can't do it
  • the importance of working with our thoughts
  • why living life more simply creates wellness

Dr. Edith Ubuntu Chan is a Holistic Chinese Medicine Doctor, author, speaker, and coach who has devoted her life to unlocking the secrets of our human potential. She shares a refreshingly new approach to Wellness that integrates Science, Medicine, and Spirituality.

 

Find Dr. Edith at:  http://www.superwellness.com/

"SuperWellness: Become Your Own Best Healer; The Revolutionary Way for Creating True Vibrant Health" can be purchased at: https://www.amazon.com/SuperWellness-Revolutionary-Formula-Creating-Vibrant-ebook/

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May 1, 2019

31-Day Food Revolution

with Ocean Robbins

Eating "healthy" shouldn't be difficult, expensive, or confusing -- but it really can feel that way. Ocean Robbins brings his lifetime of expertise on healthy eating, healthy food production and other life hacks to the show. Today we discuss:

  • what the industrialized food industry is hiding from you
  • how to understand that food addiction is real
  • the power your food choices have on you, your community and your planet
  • how eating healthy can save health care costs
  • simple shifts in the direction of better

Ocean Robbins is the CEO and co-founder of the 500,000+ member Food Revolution Network — one of the largest communities of healthy eating advocates on the planet. He has held hundreds of live seminars and events that have touched millions of lives from 190 nations.

Ocean is founder and was director of the nonprofit YES!, which has led transformational events for 650,000 leaders in 65 nations. He’s a recipient of the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, the Freedom’s Flame Award, the Harmon Wilkinson Award, and numerous other honors. Ocean has served as adjunct professor for Chapman University, and on the boards of Friends Of The Earth, Creating Our Future, Tipping Point Network, Turning Tide Coalition, and many other organizations.

Food Revolution Summit Affiliate Link: https://www.foodrevolutionsummit.org/

"31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World" can be purchased at: 31-Day Food Revolution

Other resources mentioned in this episode - 

"A diet for a New America" can be purchased at:  A Diet for a New America

2019 list of Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Foods:  Dirty 12 Clean 15 

 Reach Ocean Robbins at: https://www.oceanrobbins.com/

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Apr 24, 2019

Deep Core Messages From Your Psoas

with Liz Koch

The psoas is at the core of your body, and is a primary messenger of your well being. Understanding the power of this mysterious, watery shape-shifting tissue known as the psoas can be the key to not only health, but happiness. Today we talk about:

  • what you need to know about your psoas
  • what it can tell you about yourself, and what it might need from you
  • the psycho-emotional-somatic dimensions of the psoas from a Chinese Medicine perspective

Liz Koch is back for her second appearance on A Healthy Curiosity to further discuss the role the psoas plays as the primary messenger of your body's healing needs. 

Liz has more than 43 years experience working with the psoas. As an international speaker and author, she is recognized in the fitness and wellness movement as an expert on the "core muscle" of the human body. 

Find more information on Liz Koch at: www.coreawareness.com

Connect with Liz for access to class 1 of her Remote Psoas Course at: https://coreawareness.com/contact/

Core Awareness: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Excercise and Dance: Core Awareness

The Psoas Book: The Psoas Book

 

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Apr 16, 2019

Ways We Self-Minimize

with Brodie Welch, L.Ac.

Do you move through the world in a powerful way? Or do you subtly give others permission to dismiss you? As women, we're socialized to soften -- or even apologize for-- our presence, our words, our opinions.  If we're doing that, we're not embodying self-respect. Listen in to learn:

  • Words and phrases you may be using that dampen your power -- and what to say instead
  • The most important word to eliminate from your self-talk to help you feel capable
  • The connection between the season of spring, the liver/ gallbladder and the courage to speak your truth

 

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Apr 10, 2019

Deconstructing Pain

with Dr. Kevin Cuccaro 

Dealing with pain can be frustrating and, well...painful. If you don't suffer from a persistent pain, you know someone who does. Just the words "chronic pain" bring fears of a loss in quality of life. But do we really know about pain? Dr. Kevin Cuccaro and I discuss how to 'deconstruct' pain and effectively address it. Today we talk about:   

  • how pain is constructed -- and how we might deconstruct it
  • the real purpose of pain
  • the "pain triangle"
  • why pain persists even if the "problem" is fixed

Dr. Kevin Cuccaro, D. O.  is a physician, consultant and expert on pain. As a specialist in chronic pain, he is changing how society understands and treats the physical and emotional sides to pain. Dr. Cuccaro has a private practice in Philomath, OR and currently serves on the Oregon Pain Management Commission as well as the Oregon Health Authority Health Evidence Review Committee’s Chronic Pain Task Force.

 

Find more about The Pain Class at: www.ThePainClass.com

Find Dr. Kevin Cuccaro at: https://kevincuccaro.com/

 

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Apr 3, 2019

Your 3-Word Rebellion

with Michelle Mazur, Ph.D

Words have power, maybe today more than ever. The capacity to live, spread and lead with a personal message has the potential to create change on an unbelievable scale via social media alone. 

Communication rebel Michelle Mazur explains how your own "3-Word Rebellion" can help you find your one of a kind message that encapsulates the change you want in the world.  Learn how to incorporate your message into business and/or for personal change. Today we talk about:  

  • how to find your personal message
  • the first steps to discovering your 3-word rebellion
  • how the 3-word rebellion helps your creative expression
  • using your message for change

Michelle Mazer is a public speaking coach, message strategist, creator of the 3-Word Rebellion and founder of Communication Rebel®. With the core belief that communication can change the world, Michelle helps business owners, private sector and public speakers rebel against the status quo, by using one compelling message at a time.   

Find more information on Dr. Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. and the 3-Word Rebellion at:  https://drmichellemazur.com/

Find "3 Word Rebellion: Create a One of a Kind Message that Grows Your Business into a Movement" at: https://www.amazon.com/Word-Rebellion-One-Kind-Business/dp/0578421119

Also referenced on this show - 

"Start with the Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action", by Simon Sinek at: https://www.amazon.com/Start-Why-Leaders-Inspire-Everyone

Jennie Nash, Book Coach can be found at: https://jennienash.com/

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Mar 27, 2019

Mindfulness for Kids, Community and Planet

with Liz Rutledge

Mindfulness isn't just for adults anymore! Children experience their fair share of stress and anxiety too. It makes complete sense that kids could/should learn how create a mindful practice of their own. Today's guest, Liz Rutledge has spent years teaching mindfulness to school age kids and shares the benefits she has seen it have. It's not just a concept, mindfulness is becoming more and more about self, family, community, and ultimately the mindful sustainability of our planet. Today we talk about:

  • mindlessness vs mindfulness
  • what age are kids most receptive to learning mindfulness
  • how mindful daily choices can have an impact for everyone
  • the ripple effects mindfulness can create

Liz has been practicing mindfulness for many years and in the last ten years has been teaching mindfulness to students in Denver area schools. She is currently earning her Mindful School certification and is also a blogger, passionate about environment, and founder of SustainableThree. 

 

Learn more about Liz Rutledge at: http://www.sustainablethree.com/

Find Liz on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/SustainableThree/

Find Liz on Instagram at: SustainableThreeInstagram

Find Liz on Pinterest: SustainableThreePinterest

Denver East High School PTSA Angel Talks:  AngelTalks

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Mar 20, 2019

Forgiveness: Liver's Spring Cleaning

with Brodie Welch, L.Ac.

Ah spring! A time of new growth, spring cleaning, and, from a Chinese Medicine standpoint, the Liver and Gall Bladder's time to shine. Liver and Gallbladder resonate with the emotions of anger, frustration, and resentment.Chinese Medicine practitioner and holistic self-care strategist Brodie Welch shares:

  • what the season of spring means from a psycho-emotional perspective
  • how anger, resentment & depression affect the body
  • a personal story about her "scapedog" and what she's doing in her own life to transform self-righteous resentment into ease and acceptance

Where could you let go of resentment and find forgiveness? Please email your responses, along with thoughts for future solo shows to brodie@brodiewelch.com

 

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To "Learn From Home" with Brodie Welch at: Learn From Home

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