Developing Medicinal Intuition • Wendie Colter • Qi207

Developing Medicinal Intuition • Wendie Colter • Qi207

How often do you pay attention to your intuitive abilities in practice or in life? Intuition is more than a feeling. Medical intuition gives us the ability to make a diagnosis without physical examination, tests, or history. It’s when you tap into...

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Jul 6, 2021
Qiological Audio Journal, Summer 2021 • QAJ001

Qiological Audio Journal, Summer 2021 • QAJ001

Welcome to the first Qiological Audio Journal. The audio journal is a collection of interviews, discussions, clinical cases that help to illuminate the classics, book reviews, some business acumen and practical clinical skills to keep up your...

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Jun 22, 2021
Getting Down to Business • Laura Christensen • Qi203

Getting Down to Business • Laura Christensen • Qi203

Do you know the costs that go into creating the opportunity for a patient to lay on your table? Do you know how much you're paying yourself? Have you built a profit into your business?  We all know that word of mouth is the best form of marketing,...

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Jun 8, 2021
Learning From Mentors • Denise Hung • Qi200

Learning From Mentors • Denise Hung • Qi200

Learning medicine requires books, memorization , and knowledge. But knowledge without practice is useless. It is through the clinical encounter with patients that the principals come to life and the medicine goes from theory to living practice. In...

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May 18, 2021
Reflections on Yin • Brodie Welch •Qi196

Reflections on Yin • Brodie Welch •Qi196

Attending to yin in a world that preferences yang does not come easy, and perhaps only begins to catch our attention once we’ve reached the edge of what activity can sustain.  In this conversation with Brodie Welch we look at how sometimes...

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Apr 20, 2021
The Herbal Methods of Dr Jiang Tong — Bonus Episode

The Herbal Methods of Dr Jiang Tong — Bonus Episode

This is a solo show where Michael shares the methods and formulas his teacher in Taiwan, Dr. Jiang Tong, used in the treatment respiratory illness.   Here are two articles written by Dr. Jiang that Michael translated for The Lantern, that detail...

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Apr 15, 2021
Hands on With Horses •Sam MacLean • Qi195

Hands on With Horses •Sam MacLean • Qi195

There are yin and yang ways to be with a horse, or for that matter— with a person as well. That yin aspect might be yielding, but it’s far from weak. And having a broad receptive gaze allows us to see the wholeness beyond the so-called broken parts...

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Apr 13, 2021
Restoration of the World • John Stan • Qi194

Restoration of the World • John Stan • Qi194

Our work as practitioners involves restoration. We know that neither we nor our patients are separate from the natural world. Our daily clinic might be focused on the microcosm that is our patient, but we know that their relationships to family,...

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Apr 6, 2021
Having a Home Office • Ji Ling Lin • Qi192

Having a Home Office • Ji Ling Lin • Qi192

What is the best business model and size of acupuncture practice? That depends on the practitioner, their values, goals and individual perspective. Just like our medicine, while there are core principles that form a foundation, the methods that...

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Mar 23, 2021
Fluid Physiology and Pathology • Steve Clavey • Qi191

Fluid Physiology and Pathology • Steve Clavey • Qi191

We think of the meridians as being a connective network within the body. But it is the fluids that actually permeate all the organs and tissues, and in a sense connect and allow for communication between all aspects of the body. And at the same...

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Mar 15, 2021