Optimize Our Diets in the Time of COVID-19

Optimizing Our Diet in the Time of COVID – 19 “Those who take medicine and neglect their diet waste the skill of the physician.” -Chinese proverb Optimizing our diet in the time of COVID-19 can rely upon the wisdom and guidance of Chinese nutritional healing and Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine and its 3,000-year-old tradition of embedding food as medicine in the culture can teach us a lot, no matter what culture we are from or live in now. The basics of Chinese nutritional therapy are steeped in the foundations of Chinese medicine, on the observation of nature and our unique interaction with it. Each of us live in specific climates, we live through seasons and their changes and each of us has a unique physical constitution and condition. These considerations are important to consider when making food choices and recommendations. In the time of COVID-19 food can

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Podcast: Screenagers – An Interview with Lisa Tabb, co-executive producer

Teens and Screens SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. Today, Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. interviews Lisa Tabb,co-executive and co-producer on the film Screenagers directed by Dr. Delaney Ruston. Dr. Delaney Ruston decided to make SCREENAGERS when she found herself constantly struggling with her two kids about screen time. Ruston felt guilty and confused, not sure what limits were best, especially around mobile phones, social media, gaming, and how to monitor online homework. Hearing repeatedly how other parents were equally overwhelmed, she realized this is one of the biggest, unexplored parenting issues of our time. Director Ruston turned the camera on her own family and others—revealing stories

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Podcast: Peace in Schools-Bringing Mindfulness to Teens in High Schools with Caverly Morgan

Mindfulness in High Schools In 2014, the American Psychological Association deemed teens, during the school year, the most stressed group of people in the United States. Teens experience stress much the way adults do, but do not yet have the skills and mechanisms to effectively work with it. To address this dilemma, Peace in Schools launched the first for-credit high school mindfulness course in the nation in 2014 in collaboration with Portland’s Wilson High School to great success. Today their program is also available to high school students at Rosemary Anderson, Lincoln and Cleveland High Schools and will be available this coming school year in Madison, Franklin and Alliance Meek High Schools, all as for credit elective courses. Caverly Morgan founded Peace in Schools and leads the Peace in Schools teaching team, develops the secular mindfulness curriculum, and works directly with teens. Caverly has been practicing mindfulness

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Podcast: Acupuncture: A Chinese Art for the Modern Person

Podcast: Acupuncture: A Chinese Art for the Modern Person

Acupuncture, recognized by the World Health Organization as beneficial for over 40 health conditions, is most widely known in the West for its effective treatment of pain conditions. What if you knew that acupuncture could also help you in revitalizing your health, and help you feel more balanced and connected to yourself? If you go through life trying to plow through your list of “have to” and feel somewhat out of synch with who you are, out of balance, stressed, tense consider acupuncture treatments. What happens during an acupuncture treatment? Upon the placement of acupuncture needles on points along meridians or acupuncture channels, your body begins to respond. Often times people will talk of a feeling profound rest and feeling of energy. After an acupuncture treatment, one can feel, well, different. Your body is working to re-balance itself, your nervous system is getting a rest, your immune

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Podcast: Mindfulness: Just the prescription to reduce your stress

Podcast: Mindfulness: Just the prescription to reduce your stress

Life is stressful, won’t it ever change? Probably not. But, we can. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs are helping tens of thousands of people around the world reduce stress, gain a stronger sense of balance, calm and resiliency in the face of life’s challenges. Join Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. as she shares how it helps to reduce stress and join her for a moment of peace on the air.

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Podcast: What’s Stress Got To Do With It?

Podcast: What’s Stress Got To Do With It?

Stress and your health: an interview with Dr. Gary Weiner

43% of all adults suffer adverse effects on their health from prolonged stress. Stress can play a big part in health conditions such as headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, digestive problems, depression and anxiety. Learn about stress, how it affects your health, and what you can do about it.

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