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 subtracting counterintuitive as it seems, allows our lives to be richer and fuller.
In This Conversation We Discuss:
- Knowing enoughness
- Adding without subtracting is a recipe for trouble
- Inertia and momentum
- Do people want deep transformation?
- Coaching is not prescribing
- Action can be medicine, neutral, or poison
- Where does confidence come from?
- Know your “why”
- Just start!
Invite your patient to be an active participant in their healing process by asking them to identify one small, doable step they could take to steer in the direction of how they want to feel. Write down what they said on a self-care prescription pad and give it to them.
Brodie Welch, L.Ac
I'm a Licensed Acupuncturist, herbalist and health strategist (coach) based in Corvallis, Oregon, where I’ve been practicing since 2003.
I also host A Healthy Curiosity: the podcast that explores being well in a busy world, with strategies from Chinese Medicine, functional medicine, Ayurveda, mindfulness, and neuroscience — democratizing what works.
Because teaching is healing, I offer on-demand courses on qi gong and the Basics of Chinese Medicine, as well as a healthy habit change program to help people automate the essential practices of nourishing life.