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VIDEO: The Benefits of Bone Broth, Part 5 Homemade Bone Broth

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series The Benefits of Bone Broth

– You wanna get a good source of bones and that is grass fed beef bones. And grass fed because the grass fed beef contains a lot of omega-3s. So we’re looking for omega-3s in our diet which is anti inflammatory fats versus the omega-6s. Omega-6s are very important in our diet but there’s sort… Read More

VIDEO: The Benefits of Bone Broth, Part 4 Bone Broth Brands

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series The Benefits of Bone Broth

– If you don’t wanna make your own, and I guess that is most cost-effective, to make your own, it costs me like about eight bucks to make a gallon, or you can buy some, you know, like 9 bucks for 24 ounces. – That’s your call. – Yup. – But it’s important that you… Read More

VIDEO: The Benefits of Bone Broth, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series The Benefits of Bone Broth

– Bone broth, not only is it rich in different animo acids but it’s also really rich in something called glycosaminoglycans. We call them GAGs, and these are things like chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine. – Right. – Which glucosamine is more in shellfish it’s not really in bone broth but these are nutrients that go… Read More

VIDEO: The Benefits of Bone Broth, Part 2 Joint Health

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series The Benefits of Bone Broth

– I do a lot of sport’s medicine in my practice, a lot of injection therapy using Prolotherapy or Platelet Rich Plasma, and people always ask, “What is it that I can do at home to help with this process?” And one of the things that I recommend is actually bone broth. And the reason… Read More

VIDEO: The Benefits of Bone Broth, Part 1 The Immune System

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series The Benefits of Bone Broth

– Bone broth, there’s some ancient wisdom in bone broth. – Okay. – ’cause this has been around a long time. Bone broth, you would think bone broth is just hitting our consciousness now because it’s just getting popular. The reality is, is that bone broth has been used for thousands of years by a… Read More

VIDEO: Healing Touch, Part 4 Tibetan Bowls

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Healing Touch

– I took some courses in learning how to use sound therapy with the Tibetan bowls. And it was taught by a Tibetan monk. He comes here to Ashland, I took the course in Ashland. The bowl that I use is made out of nine different kinds of metal. It’s all handmade by the Tibetan… Read More

VIDEO: Healing Touch, Part 3 Biomat

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Healing Touch

– Can you tell us what the biomat is? – The biomat is full of amethyst crystals. It heats up, it has negative and positive ions, it’s developed, the technology was developed by NASA. And then the biomat is used in Japan, they use it for their cancer patients. They have it actually on their… Read More

VIDEO: Healing Touch, Part 2 Reflexology

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Healing Touch

– Reflexology is just touching the pressure points. Each foot, there’s seven thousand nerve endings in your feet. And whatever’s on the left side goes all the way to the head. And whatever’s on the right side goes all the way to the head. So you can touch different parts in there and you could… Read More

VIDEO: Healing Touch, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Healing Touch

– Can you tell us a little bit about what Healing Touch is? – Healing Touch was taught by nurses who had their PhD’s and who were instructors. And it’s just learning how to work with the energy and bring the energy out. You clear the chakras, the energy centers, but you just bring that… Read More

VIDEO: Guided Self Inquiry, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Guided Self Inquiry

– In the Guided Self Inquiry, you know I am using, you know clinical hypnotherapy tools at times. Sometimes using breathing exercises, just simple skills of self-awareness can all be, can all be brought to play. And again, getting back to the essential of having a quiet mind and an open heart. We’re creating this… Read More

VIDEO: Guided Self Inquiry, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Guided Self Inquiry

– Ron mentioned an example from his own life right in the beginning where he said when he turns his attention inwards, he finds that he gets quieter, gets more calm, you said more spacious. – More spacious. Yeah. – Yeah. – So I can respond rather than react. – So you can respond, yeah.… Read More

VIDEO: Guided Self Inquiry, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Guided Self Inquiry

– In a nutshell, guided self inquiry is really simple. It’s simply turning your attention from outward to inward. – Mmm. – And that process is facilitated by a guide. So if we just stop to think about that for a second, okay. The attention is usually going outward, right? – It is. – Towards… Read More

VIDEO: Guided Self Inquiry, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Guided Self Inquiry

So this can be done with eyes open, eyes closed, some people find it’s helpful to turn the eyes closed, but I’m gonna keep my eyes open. And so what I’m doing now, even while I’m speaking, is I’m starting to turn my attention inside, and I’m just paying attention to what’s happening in my… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– The skin is one of our primary ways of detoxing. – Mhm. – So through sweat, when we sweat, that’s one of the ways that we get rid of toxins, we release them out through the skin. Well it doesn’t just go one way coming out, we really do have to be aware that… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– A lesion is just a general term. So a skin lesion is any abnormality on the skin. Ideally, the skin is meant to be flat and smooth. So skin lesions are things like moles, skin tags, hemangiomas, birth marks, seborrheic keratosis, solar keratosis, xanthomas, which are the little kind of fatty deposits often seen… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– With your patients and skin health are there any supplements or foods that come to mind for you, that help with the health of the skin? – Absolutely, yeah. I really look at, I’m be curious to hear what you recommend, but I really look at the basics, you know. Vitamin C. Vitamin C… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– What are you looking for in a sunscreen? – Well, I’m looking at, for sunscreen, that basically, that it’s non-toxic, so that it doesn’t have any toxic chemicals. You know and, most of the chemicals that you see, are toxic. So, basically what we’re bringing that back to, is zinc oxide. – Yes. –… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– First and foremost, the skin does provide this protective layer against the the outer world, the elements, and so on. The skin creates this mechanical barrier to prevent things from getting in. What’s perceived as kinda the outer world coming in to the inner world. But it does so much more than that, it… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– Balance is a predictor of mortality as well right? – Absolutely. – So one of the biggest issues as we get older is people falling. And somebody who falls that’s elderly, and they lose their balance, they break their hip. That can send them into a real downward spiral. So doing things, doing exercises… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– How to walk properly. You think, well, I walk the way I walk. But there’s actually a right way to walk. And that is with your feet straight ahead. Many times I see people who, you know, their feet are out and maybe they kinda walk like a little duck, or you know. But… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– Herbs that I like to use for circulation are Butcher’s Broom, and Centella asiatica also known as gotu kola. And I also like Horse Chestnuts. Specifically, for bringing circulation up the legs. For people who stand for long periods of time, the blood can go down. But what might happen is the circulation might… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– If we sit in the same position for, I think it’s 19 to 20 minutes, what happens is our fascia which is, it’s kind of like our… – I call it the sock. – Go for it. – You know what I mean? – Tell us about it – It’s sort of like a… Read More