Episode 223: Moving Through Trauma with Chinese Medicine
with Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac.
As the world slowly begins to emerge from the worst of the COVID era, there is a lot of collective trauma that we’ll be working through for years. While any healing takes time, there are ways to move through trauma in accordance with the principles of Chinese Medicine that invite more ease into the process.
Bringing with her some practical tips for processing grief, being soft with ourselves, and aligning with the season of spring, Ellen Goldsmith joins this conversation to elaborate on ways that Chinese Medicine can support us as we heal from trauma.
On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:
- What aspects of Chinese Medicine Ellen identifies as helping to work through difficult times
- What we can gain by learning from and aligning with the patterns of nature
- The advice she has for those of us having difficulty being with what is
- Why resilience and flexibility are so crucial
Ellen Goldsmith is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist with over two decades of experience helping people solve their complex health challenges. Her integrative, body- centered and intuitive approach is grounded in years of study and experience in helping people from all walks of life. She is the author of Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health. She teaches and speaks frequently to professionals and the public as well as consulting for companies and organizations. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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