Barefoot Doctor's Journal

Take control of your health with this guide to natural health and healing. Get expert advice to help you alleviate pain and live healthy naturally. Access to tools, information and opportunities.

Take control of your health

For 5000 years Traditional Chinese Medicine has help people to relieve pain and achieve a healthy longevity naturally.

A comprehensive guide to natural health and healing, the Barefoot Doctor’s Journal seeks to empower it's readers to take control of their own health, find their own inspiration, help create healthier communities and share the adventure with whoever is interested. Internationally recognized experts in the fields of healthy aging and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Living Younger Longer Institute has helped hundreds of people each year to live healthy naturally.

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Providing members with the latest scientific research on the ancient healing secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Get information, access to tools, and enjoyable opportunities for a lifetime of active adventure!

August 12, 2018
Joe Brady

Community Med School First Class

Exploring the Promise of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Four Saturday’s Sept 8, 15, 22, 29 1:00-2:30 pm.

Cost is $40 for all four lectures

Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1441 York St. Denver, CO 80206

Overview:

Take a journey through 5000 years of Traditional Chinese Medicine while learning about the history, theories and clinical applications of the worlds most widely used form of Traditional Medicine. This exploration of holistic medicine will teach you a wide spectrum of choices for taking care of your own health that focuses on prevention and self-healing. This lecture series is a comprehensive exploration of the eight pillars of traditional Chinese medicine. This course will focus on the roots of this ancient medicine as well as the evidence base for it’s potential in modern clinical settings. Along the way, we will discuss the phenomenon of Qi that governs traditional Chinese medicine and the nature and characteristics of the various treatment modalities used in the modern clinic. We will also explore the 4000-year history of traditional Chinese medicine and look at where future research may lead. Learn to make sense of alternative medicine and what it can do for you.

“A doctor who treats disease after it has already happened is a mediocre doctor,

the superior doctor treats the disease before it happens”

The Yellow Emperor’s Classic on Internal Medicine

Read More and to Register for a class Go to communitymedschool.org

May 6, 2018
Joe Brady

Allergies and the Winds of Spring

Tips from the “Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet” Allergies and the Winds of Spring

“The three months of Spring are the season for renewal. 
With everything flourishing, the world is full of life.
To accord with the season, go to bed a little later, and get up a little earlier.
 Be patient and let things grow. Go for a stroll in the courtyard, loosen your hair, relax your body and freshen your mind.
 Enjoy the season and do not do anything harmful to your health. This is the way to cultivate the Qi of Life in Spring.
”

The Yellow Emperor’s Classic on Internal Medicine

Springtime is the season of change, growth and unfortunately allergies.

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April 29, 2018
Joe Brady

The Tao of Healthy Aging and the Science of Gerontology

From the ancient Taoist alchemists to modern molecular biology the science of gerontology has sought after mankind’s oldest dream, to live to a ripe old age with the health and vigor of youth. Closer now than ever before, many scientists believe we are on the cusp of dramatically altering the way we age, and many like former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop believe we already have the knowledge to empty half the hospitals and half the nursing homes in the country.

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April 22, 2018
Joe Brady

Medical Qigong: Health Exercises From China

Medical Qigong is the primary form of exercise therapy used in traditional Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine, Qigong exercises are considered superior to herbal medicine and acupuncture because patients learn to keep themselves healthy by using exercises designed to cultivate a strong mind and a strong body.  With over 3600 psychophysiological exercises developed over centuries, Qigong provides the tools for everyone to become an active participant in their own health. Qigong includes some of the most popular sets of exercises such as T’ai Chi Chuan, and Ba-Gua, as well as specific therapeutic exercises, taught in Chinese hospitals for common health problems.

Qigong exercise modalities include therapeutic gymnastics, equipment, massage, natures treatment and recreational exercise. (more…)

April 15, 2018
Joe Brady

The Art of Stress Management

Learn to handle the physical and emotional effects of stress. Scientific studies have found that those who practice Mind/Body stress management techniques have more energy, improved sense of well-being and self-esteem, and less depression and anxiety.  Find fun ways to relax, be physically active, and manage the effects of stress and time pressures.  (more…)