Brodie Welch is a Licensed Acupuncturist, board-certified herbalist, Chinese Medicine expert, and holistic self-care strategist on the cusp of health and personal evolution.
Brodie helps self-aware, high-achieving, women put themselves on their own to-do lists so they can trade stress and burnout for energy, joy, and vibrant health. She has helped thousands of clients improve their digestion, sleep, and mood; dial in a regular body-mind practice, and step into the next version of themselves.
She leads self-care boot camp programs to help women bridge the gap between what they know they should be doing to take care of themselves and actually doing it.
In this episode:
- Brodie shares her journey in being a Chinese Medicine practitioner to a coach
- Different kinds of “qi”
- Importance of self-care
- The power of community and healing
- High achieving women have “borrowed from tomorrow what they can do today” and feel depleted-“Yang addiction”
- Yin-quiet, still, resting, yielding and feminine
- Yang-active, moving, hot, doing, transforming, masculine
- For good energy-need these to work in harmony
- Removing the badge of busyness
- What are Qi and Jing
- How “borrowing” energy from tomorrow can impact our adrenals-whole endocrine system
- When we do not listen to ourselves we are creating “distrust with ourselves” per Brodie
- Types of meditations and Chinese meditation is using the body, example Qigong
- Another healthy habit-“is what you digest” and eating natural cycles of the day
- What the biggest meal of the day needs to be
- Sleep on a regular schedule
- Importance of community when changing habits and limiting beliefs (ep 17)
- Changing our relationship and perspective of time can remove stress in our lives
- Attach to the process vs outcome
- Brodie discusses the elements of nature “if it is out there it is in here.”
- Removing our social masks or persona within these elements
- Example of the Good Girl (ep 2)
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