Healing is in your hands - Empower yourself through holistic healing

Episode 2: "Who Am I?" The Life and Work of a Chinese Medicine Master

An episode of Healing is in your hands - Empower yourself through holistic healing

By Erik Harris & Kim Fleck
We invite you to join us as we share our stories, laugh, educate, inspire, and provide you with tools and information so you can make informed wellness decisions in your life and put the healing power back in your hands. We offer information about various holistic therapies, meaning we consider the whole person -- body, mind, spirit, and emotions.

We have engaging segments like our meditative moment, healthy lifestyle tips, distance healing and more.

Our guests will share their expertise, stories, and insight into many aspects of holistic healing, and tools that worked for them. Tune in!
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Episode 5.5: A Meditative Moment to Hold You Over!
It says in the Tao Te Ching, "Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe." Today we were planning to publish an episode on bone broth as medicine. Appropriately enough, the Healing in Your Hands crew has been experiencing some seasonal illness. We did record an episode, but we had technical difficulties - and we didn’t want to hand our listeners a piece of unripe fruit! So for today, we’re sharing a meditative moment on its own. We’ll be back next Wednesday, December 19 with a full episode on the magical medicinal world of bone broth. Healing is in Your Hands is excited to welcome a new sponsor: The Wu Healing Center. The Wu Healing Center provides world class Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tai Chi and Qi Gong in West Hartford, Connecticut and Maynard, Massachusetts. www. wuhealing.com. Go back and listen to episode 2 to learn all about Wu Healing Center founder Dr. Ming Wu and hear from some of his patients and students (including Kim!)
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December 12, 2018
Episode 5: Healing Rhythms with Craig Norton
In this episode, we’re exploring drumming as a tool for healing. This is something you can literally take in your hands - you don’t need to be a musician! And it’s even more powerful when a group of people are drumming together. Our guest Craig Norton offers community drum circles throughout Connecticut. He leads participatory drumming events in schools, libraries, museums, wellness programs and more. Craig also plays percussion in a variety of bands including Cosmic Hue, Bodhi Groove and Kalidasa Kirtan. He has studied or played with Babatunde Olatunji, Mickey Hart, Angelique Kidjo, Glenn Valez, and Arthur Hull, among others. Craig’s upcoming documentary on drum circles, "Rhythms of Life," is expected out in February 2019. You can watch a preview and contribute to the documentary at www.gofundme.com/rhythmsoflifedoc. Learn more about Craig Norton's work with drumming at handsondrumct.com Healing is in Your Hands is produced by Andrea Muraskin
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November 28, 2018
Episode 4: Just the Essentials with John Odlum
Essential oils can facilitate healing, pleasure, and if used improperly, they can cause quite a bit of pain too. This week we explore this fragrant world with Master Medicinal aromatherapist John Odlum. John is also a massage therapist and energy healer. He created his own healing modality called True Belief healing that helps people let go of blocks and beliefs that no longer serve them. He’s based in West Hartford, Connecticut. We’re not sure if it was the oils we were sniffing or John’s delightful personality, but we could not stop laughing. This episode is not safe for work, so listen to it on your way home! You can learn more about John Odlum at www.tru-elements.com Healing is in Your Hands is produced by Andrea Muraskin. Many thanks to Craig Norton for providing music for this episode. Listen to more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/craig-norton-2/ Follow us on social! Facebook & IG: @Healingisinyourhands Twitter: @HealingIsInYou1 Snapchat: feral20 and earthwalker11
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November 15, 2018
Episode 3: Fall Forage Walk
There is medicine in your backyard or local park. In this episode, Erik leads a group of foragers on an expedition through Tynan Memorial Park in Middletown, Connecticut. Edible and medicinal plants and fungi abound, and Erik shares some of his best practices for identifying and preserving the wild harvest. Specimens include mugwort, autumn olive, honey mushrooms, chicken- of-the-woods, and more. Plus, Kim gets an education in how to use a digital recorder and what fruit leather is! Today’s meditative moment is inspired by nature. Visit us on social to see photos of some of our findings and follow our future adventures! Facebook & IG: @Healingisinyourhands Twitter: @HealingIsInYou1 Snapchat: feral20 and earthwalker11 Healing is in Your Hands is produced by Andrea Muraskin
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October 31, 2018
Episode 2: "Who Am I?" The Life and Work of a Chinese Medicine Master
In this episode we discuss a new film dedicated to the life and work of Ming Wu, a doctor of Taoist Chinese Medicine, Qi Gong and Tai Chi master working in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Our guest is filmmaker Caleb Vinson, who traveled to Dr. Wu’s hometown in southeast China for documentary. Dr. Wu has been a healer and mentor to both of our hosts. Erik apprenticed with him for five years, and Kim is featured in the film along with others of Dr. Ming’s patients. The film’s name “Who Am I” speaks to the deep level of self inquiry Dr. Wu asks of his patients. As we discuss in this episode, this type of healing requires meaningful commitment from both doctor and patient. Visit whoamifilm.com for more information and for details on screenings in New England this fall.
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October 17, 2018
Episode 1: Our Healing Journeys
Erik Harris was immobilized by back injuries and out of work at the age of 23. Kim Fleck became sick at age 34 after moving to CT., lost all of her hair in 2011; a reaction to medications for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease and ended up with a permanent ileostomy. Western medicine kept them alive, but they were far from healthy. Then they each started down a different path. In this first episode of Healing is in Your Hands, co-hosts Kim and Erik share the astounding stories of their journeys to wellness, with a few laughs along the way.
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October 3, 2018
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