006: How Chinese Medicine + Ayurveda helps High Achievers THRIVE – Brodie Welch

By March 27, 2018April 9th, 2018The Simplifiers Podcast

Calling all High Achievers…this one’s for you! Our special guest, Brodie Welch warns us that we are on the verge of burnout unless we shift our energy and FAST. In this episode, if you’ve ever been curious about what “Ayurveda” is or why so many are so tapped into Chinese Medicine, Brodie simplifies both for us. She believes this secret could help you better nourish yourself and be more present for our loved ones.


Brodie’s on a mission to free people up to live their truth, which is what she believes to be the true potential of Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What are the differences between Ayurveda and Chinese medicine?
  • #1 RULE to self-care: Poop and re-hydrate, first thing in the morning!
  • How we prioritize the “doing” over the “being”…and honor our yin energy
  • Research shows that happiness caps out at around $80,000 USD!
  • Simple ways to automate the mundane because “decision fatigue” is REAL!
  • How to lose weight without changing your diet – it’s so SIMPLE!!

My challenge for you this week:

What one part of your morning routine can you automate and simplify? Snap a photo and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!

Links, people and books mentioned:

Favorite quotes from this episode:

“Energy comes from the air that we breathe, the food that we eat and the positive digestion of our life experience…BOOM!” – Brodie

“We need to honor our yin…we need to do less in order to get more done” – Brodie

“The fear of not being able to “do it all” or letting someone down is not a life threatening emergency…It is only threatening to who we THINK we need to be in the world.” – Brodie

“You can’t follow the shoulds in life or you’ll just should all over yourself” – Mary

“Focus on the daily actions that will yield the greatest return..the things that get you one step closer to your better self” – Mary

“Excuses are resistance to taking responsibility for our lives” – Brodie

“When you go against your good intentions for yourself you undermine your own sense of self worth and confidence” – Brodie

“Recognize that the obstacle is the way” – Brodie

About Brodie Welch

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. is a Licensed Acupuncturist, board-certified herbalist, Chinese Medicine expert, holistic health coach, and self-care strategist. She’s the founder of Life in Balance Acupuncture in Corvallis, Oregon, where she has been treating patients since 2003.

Brodie helps caring, 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 bodymind 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. She’s also the creator and host of A Healthy Curiosity: the podcast that explores what it takes to be well in a busy world.


Brodie’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Tara Gentile – http://taragentile.com


Jenny Shih – https://jennyshih.com

Where Brodie hangs out online:

Instagram @brodiewelch

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BrodieWelchLAC

Website http://brodiewelch.com

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