Money Archetype and Metaphor • Lacey Dupre • Qi187

Money Archetype and Metaphor • Lacey Dupre • Qi187

There isn’t anyone who doesn’t have an opinion about money. Regardless of what kind of economic system you have an ideological bent toward, one thing is for sure; as long as humans have worked together and pooled their resources for mutual benefit...

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Feb 16, 2021
Language, Presence and Practice • Randy Clere • Qi186

Language, Presence and Practice • Randy Clere • Qi186

Zhuang Zi says, “Words exist because of meaning. Once you've gotten the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can talk with him?” Any seasoned practitioner will tell you that skillful use of language...

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Feb 9, 2021
Nourishing Life • Peter Deadman • Qi183

Nourishing Life • Peter Deadman • Qi183

True entrepreneurs and visionaries don’t go into something for the money. They go into it because of purpose and passion. The business piece is in service of the difference they are looking to create in the world. It’s not surprising that Peter...

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Jan 19, 2021
Hands on With Microcurrent • Malvin Finkelstein • Qi182

Hands on With Microcurrent • Malvin Finkelstein • Qi182

Forty years is a long time to practice medicine and gives plenty of opportunity to follow your interests while helping patients. Our medicine includes various kinds of hands on bodywork, and in this conversation we explore the use of micro current....

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Jan 12, 2021
Teaming Up on Cancer • Kym Garrett • Qi181

Teaming Up on Cancer • Kym Garrett • Qi181

Working with the conventional medical system takes a lot more than simply letting doctors know your practice exists. Like any relationship it takes time, effort and persistence, along with a sense of common values and language.   In this...

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Jan 4, 2021
Questioning Like a Detective • Jason Robertson • Qi178

Questioning Like a Detective • Jason Robertson • Qi178

Questions are a key aspect of helping us to understand how to help our patients. In school we learn the classic 10 questions. But asking useful questions in the clinic goes far beyond the basic ten. What’s more, our questions are not about creating...

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Dec 15, 2020
A Student Marketing Project • Megan Bulloch • Qi177

A Student Marketing Project • Megan Bulloch • Qi177

The great thing about being a student is that you have permission to be curious. It’s your job to push the edges. To crank open your mind and leave a vast swath of empty space in your being so as to allow your studies and experience to shape you...

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Dec 8, 2020
The Sunset of a Practice • Charlie Braverman • Qi172

The Sunset of a Practice • Charlie Braverman • Qi172

Our medicine teaches us that all things move through cycles of generation, flourishing, decline and disappearance. It’s the way qi moves through this world and so not a surprise that at some point there is an end to the practice that has sustained...

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Nov 3, 2020
Researching  Attitudes Toward TCM • Brenda Le • Qi170

Researching Attitudes Toward TCM • Brenda Le • Qi170

Research when done well is an inquiry that can shift the foundation of your cognitive model. And that’s exactly what it is for. In this conversation with Brenda Le we both explore how TCM is seen in our Western Chinese medicine world, and how doing...

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Oct 20, 2020
The Path of Moxibustion • Felip Caudet • Qi169

The Path of Moxibustion • Felip Caudet • Qi169

My initial introduction to moxibustion was the classic Chinese mugwort cigar. I hated it. But only because my lungs are the weak link in my chain of being. The smoke was intolerable. Japanese rice grain moxa, that was a whole other universe. It’s...

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Oct 13, 2020