Category Archives: Health & Wellness Techniques & Modalities

#28 Intro to Energy Medicine: A Conversation w/ Helen Chin Lui



In this episode Kim and Teresa chat with Helen Chin Lui, author of Know Your Chakras: Introduction to Energy Medicine.  Helen shares her own personal journey into the world of energy medicine.  She explains the 7 basic chakras and how energy affects every aspect of our being: spiritually, mentally, and physically.


Helen Chin Lui is the author of Know Your Chakras: Introduction to Energy Medicine.  Helen is a Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner, Certified Reflexologist, and Certified Reiki Master/Teacher with 20+ years of cumulative knowledge, she has directly facilitated and participated in over 13,000 healing sessions since 2006.  She is the founder of the Healing Place Energy School LLC where she not only helps people find relief so they may live more fulfilling lives but she also educates individuals as to their own innate healing abilities.

To purchase Know Your Chakras click here.

For more info about Helen Chin Lui and The Healing Place Energy School her website: HealingPlaceMedField.com


#26 Ayurveda: The Science of Life



In this episode, Kim and Teresa talk about what has been called the “Mother of All Medicine,” Ayurveda.  Ayurvedic medicine has been in use for thousands of years.  This holistic practice takes into consideration many factors about an individual that Western medicine either doesn’t consider important at all or considers minimally important in determining an individuals overall health and recommended medical  course of treatment.  Can Western medicine learn from this ancient practice?  Have a listen and decide for yourself.


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Discover your primary and secondary dosha with this quiz on EatTasteHeal.com.

 


#25 Dying Into Life: Interview with Sahar Ghamati Shokoufandeh, Ph.D.



In this episode Kim and Teresa talk with Sahar Ghamati Shokoufandeh, Ph.D., author of Dying Into Life.  Sahar discusses how her meditations on death helped her to not only lose her fear of death but to learn how to live a happier, more fulfilled, authentic life.  


On the journey to understanding death and facing her fears, Sahar Ghamati Shokoufandeh, Ph.D. noticed a synchronicity between people who are near the end of their Earthly time or have had a near death experience, in all cultures and religions. They all can finally perceive the truth of life through accepting death.

Death is not an end to anything, just the doorway to our ultimate destination which is our soul’s combined different realities. By embracing this knowledge, we can be reborn into the beauty of our true self and finally live with love and peace.

Dying into Life gives you the insight on the complexities of your spiritual being living in a physical world, and leads you to the practice of love, peace and joy.

To purchase Dying Into Life click here.

For more info about Sahar Ghamati Shokoufandeh and the services she offers visit her website: www.SaharGhamati.com


#24 Using Music For Healing: Interview with Ian Morris



Enjoy this interview with Ian Morris of Listening to Smile.  Ian talks about how music can be a powerful tool for healing the mind, body, and soul.


Ian Morris is an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist, artist, and intuitive healer who has been working in the creative arts field for over 20 years. He is the founder of Listening to Smile which is a unique sound wellness/healing modality.

Listening to Smile’s focus is to use the power of sound and vibration to target core issues in the physical, mental, emotional and energetic bodies, restoring personal balance and flow into everyday life.

To purchase the track that we ended our episode with, “Inner Child Play” on the “Choose Your Vehicle” album click here.

For more info about Ian Morris and the services and music that he offers with Listening To Smile click here.


#20 Earthing: Medicine From Mother Earth



In this episode, Kim and Teresa discuss Earthing which is also called Grounding.  We all know that spending time connecting with Mother Nature benefits us mentally and spiritually but did you know that it can actually help alleviate and prevent some of your physical ailments, as well?  Perhaps one day Dr.’s will start writing prescriptions for “Vitamin G!”  What is that?  You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out!


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#17 Find Your Zen: Interview w/ Lynn Chang, Ph.D.



In this episode, Kim and Teresa get advice on finding career fulfillment from, Career Zen founder and author of The 10 Day Career Cleanse: Find Your Zen At Work, Lynn Chang, Ph.D.   Lynn infuses her Western psychology training with Eastern practices of yoga and meditation to help others find fulfillment in their careers which in turn helps them live happier lives.


 LYNN CHANG, PH.D.

Lynn Chang received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University in 2003, and has worked as a university career counselor, adjunct professor, guest speaker, therapist, psychometrist, and body image researcher.

For over a decade she has been infusing her Western psychology training with Eastern practices of yoga and meditation.

She loves sharing this inspired wisdom to empower everyone to LOVE WHAT THEY DO and DO WHAT THEY LOVE!

Discuss your unique concerns, receive advice, and learn about Dr. Chang’s approach in a FREE 20-minute phone call.  Click here to contact her today!

Lynn Chang, Ph.D. is based in Austin, Texas, where she is available for in person appointments or appointments via Zoom.  She also offers workshops and retreats.  For more information on her services click here.

Learn how to cleanse out the stress and bring in the zen with Lynn’s book:

The 10 Day Career Cleanse: Find Your Zen At Work by Lynn Chang, Ph.D. – As stressful and challenging as your job is, you can begin today to cultivate more peace and happiness at work. The 10 Day Career Cleanse is an invitation to try 21 simple wellness techniques to foster workplace zen. – Rewire your brain for creativity and productivity – Infuse gratitude and compassion into your job – Energize your body with yoga and play Life isn’t perfect and neither is work.

Kim’s review of The 10 Day Career Cleanse:

Dr. Lynn Chang really knows her stuff. The 10 Day Career Cleanse truly delivers! I believe if you stick with this book for the full 10 days YOU WILL find your Zen at work! I love Dr. Chang’s writing style and the format of this book; which provides easy to understand, yet profoundly transformative thoughts and wellness techniques for each day. This book will not sit on your shelf! You will revisit this book often to re-use the techniques she offers.

If you are feeling stressed at work, have lost your creative edge, or simply having a hard time getting things done, then YOU NEED this book! Quite honestly, even if you love your job YOU NEED this book! Even those of us who do what we love for a living can fall into a rut or simply get overwhelmed with work and this wonderful resource will help give you the tools to bring back that passion and drive you may have lost. The 10 Day Career Cleanse will help you find joy in your job and in your life!

 


 

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#16 Magnetite – I am feeling all right!



In this episode, Teresa and Kim discuss the crystal Magnetite.  If it does a small portion of what it is purported to, it is one of the most valuable minerals in the world. 


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Thank you to our sponsor this week: PANDA PLANNER

Panda Planner, a daily planner that is scientifically designed to make you happier and more productive.

Unlike generic planners, Panda Planner uses proven principles from positive psychology and neuroscience to make optimism and productivity automatic. Panda Planner has three sections: monthly, weekly, and daily.

  • The monthly section helps you plan your goals and build better habits.
  • The weekly pages help you learn from your past 7 days and intentionally plan your upcoming week.
  • The Daily Section’s mini routines will help rewire your brain for happiness so you have the motivation to keep going everyday.

Plus, their simple system forces you to prioritize what’s important to you. With your planner, you’ll never waste another day just being busy.  Instead you’ll spend your days feeling grateful, excited, and accomplished.

If you like being happy and hitting your goals, visit PandaPlanner.com and order yours now using the code HCPANDA and receive 10% off your order!

For further research-backed tips and tricks to boost your happiness and up your productivity, visit our blog PositiveRoutines.com and our Facebook community, Panda Lab.

Go to www.PandaPlanner.com today and use code HCPANDA!


#13 Vedic Astrology (Jyotish)



In this episode of Holistically Curious, Kim and Teresa explore Vedic Astrology also called Jyotish.  In Sanskrit, Jyoti means light.  Jyotish / Vedic Astrology is the study of how we interact with the cosmic light within us and within the cosmos.  It deals with cosmic patterns that are thought to determine our destiny.  Kim reveals the history of Vedic Astrology and discusses some of its basic components.


      VEDIC ASTROLOGY (JYOTISH)

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Mentioned in this episode:

Mehtab Benton

Mehtab’s name given to him by his teacher Yogi Bhajan, literally translated, means Light of the Moon, so it is fitting that he has become one of the most insightful and approachable vedic astrologers around. His readings, available in person or via phone, are uniquely tuned to each individual and can focus on anything from the spiritual to the practical decisions one needs to make in day to day life.

Because Mehtab has been practicing yoga for over 40 years, his intuition is often very accurate and many find his insight invaluable to their personal growth. His light-hearted sense of humor and deep immersion in a spiritual practice gives you a relaxed feeling of confidence and ease.

Mehtab is available for astrology trainings and workshops in the United States and internationally.

To host Mehtab, please contact him for available dates and details.

To book an astrology reading with Mehtab please click here.

 


 

Thank you to our sponsor this week: Rebecca Moon Designs

Rebecca Risher is an accomplished yoga teacher, artisan, and owner of Rebecca Moon Designs.  She creates gorgeous one of a kind, artisan crafted, genuine gemstone malas and jewelry.  

Rebecca energetically clears the stones before working with them, and chants mantra while stringing and knotting each bead.  She even smudges and blesses each mala one last time before sending it to you.

Every mala comes with it’s own pouch for storage and is packaged beautifully for gifting, as well.

Holistically Curious listeners, receive FREE shipping within the United States until 3/31/18 when you use the code: CURIOUS2018

Go to www.RebeccaRisher.com to shop her collection!


#12 The Sound of Spirit



In this episode of Holistically Curious, Teresa and Kim talk about the healing power of sound.  Teresa explains why sound / vibration has such amazing healing potential.  She reveals to us what the Solfeggio scale and Schumann resonances are and how you can utilize these frequencies to improve your health.  Perhaps one day sound therapy will transform how people receive healthcare.


      THE SOUND OF SPIRIT

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Practitioners mentioned in this episode:

Everitt Allen C-IAYT, RYT-500 w/ Sound Therapy of Austin   

Sound Therapy of Austin’s founder, Everitt Allen, is an experienced yoga teacher and sound therapist. He is a 500 ERYT in Hatha, has a Level 2 Kundalini certification, and has studied many sound therapy modalities. Everitt provides sound therapy sessions with healing Tibetan bowls, gongs, and chimes. The sound therapy that Everitt provides is an integrated practice that combines a Shamanic ceremonial setting with an Eastern emphasis on breathing exercises and visualization.  Everitt also offers training in sound therapy.


Mehtab Benton

Mehtab Benton is the founder of one of the largest and most successful yoga centers in the country, is a dedicated yogi who is also an incredibly insightful Vedic astrologer, preeminent gong teacher and successful author of over 100 articles and 11 books including the recently released Gong Yoga: Healing and Enlightenment through Sound.  Mehtab is one of the leading Kundalini Yoga teacher trainers in the United States.


Ian Morris w/ Listening To Smile

Ian Morris is a multi-instrumentalist, artist, and intuitive healer who has been working in the creative arts field for over 15 years. He has developed an intuition-based creative and musical synergy that are the building blocks for the development of Listening to Smile.  Listening to Smile’s focus is to use the power of sound and vibration to target core issues in the physical, mental, emotional and energetic bodies, restoring personal balance and flow into everyday life.  These channeled tones include frequencies based around Solfeggio Harmonics and Schumann resonances woven with Listening to Smile’s proprietary blends of groundbreaking sound technology.  Ian also offers frequency based coaching / wellness services.  To purchase Ian’s music click here.  For more info about his wellness services click here.


 

Thank you to our sponsor this week: Rebecca Moon Designs

Rebecca Risher is an accomplished yoga teacher, artisan, and owner of Rebecca Moon Designs.  She creates gorgeous one of a kind, artisan crafted, genuine gemstone malas and jewelry.  

Rebecca energetically clears the stones before working with them, and chants mantra while stringing and knotting each bead.  She even smudges and blesses each mala one last time before sending it to you.

Every mala comes with it’s own pouch for storage and is packaged beautifully for gifting, as well.

Holistically Curious listeners, receive FREE shipping within the United States until 3/31/18 when you use the code: CURIOUS2018

Go to www.RebeccaRisher.com to shop her collection!


#11 The Law of Attraction



In this episode of Holistically Curious, Kim and Teresa talk about the Law of Attraction.  Kim explains what it is and how you can utilize it to change your life.  Is it just woo woo nonsense of is there actual science to back it up?  Listen to find out! 


      THE LAW OF ATTRACTION

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Thank you to our sponsor this week: Caro Clusters

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