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Practical herbalism from practicing herbalists. Conversations, botanical deep-dives, Q&A with clinical herbalists Katja Swift & Ryn Midura of the CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism.
 
We are more than the singular labels we or others place on ourselves. The beautiful complexities of our being affects how we see and interact with the world around us. Beautifully Complicated Podcast is a podcast that speaks to the entrepreneur who is more than just that. It speaks to the entrepreneur who is engaged civically, indulges in social commentary, relishes in self care, and is focused on launching or growing their business. We're not monoliths. We're fully realized people. This pod ...
 
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The Christian response to a world of poverty
 
The Boxes and Arrows Podcast interviews authors from the site as well as other professionals in the field of Information Architecture, Interaction Design, and User Experience from around the world.
 
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Meeting Goals is Complicated. We set goals in January on what we wanted to see manifest this year. Now it’s time to do a mid-year check-in to determine if we’re on track to meet those goals or determine if we have to make some changes. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Super short one on this episode! The border crisis is still ongoing and still ...…
 
This week we’re talking about something a bit different for us. If you’re a regular listener, you know we’re very interested in science and in the historical & traditional ways of working with plants. But there’s a side of plant medicine we don’t talk about too often, and that’s the spiritual & ritual side. The truth is, we do actually think a ...…
 
Beautifully Complicated Podcast Presents: In The Moment (Bonus Special) - Peak Productivity Time What time are you your most productive? When do you find yourself in the zone and overflowing with creativity and great ideas? That's your peak time to create, curate, and strategize to produce your best work. Identify that time in your workday and ...…
 
Coffee is surely America’s favorite herb. So many people rely on it as part of their morning ritual, and it’s easy to see why! The aroma, the flavor, the stimulation – there’s a lot to like. But what if caffeine gives you the jitters, or rumbly guts? You can go with simple decaf, but even better is an herbal coffee replacement – and Katja’s got ...…
 
The lymphatic system is criminally underestimated! It’s intimately tied to the function of your circulatory system, your digestive function, your immune responsiveness – pretty much everything. Conventional medicine doesn’t have much to offer in the way of pharmaceuticals to alter lymphatic activity, but fortunately there are a number of excell ...…
 
Episode 39 Knowing Your Type is Complicated As entrepreneurs, we should know what type of person we are at our core. That gives us an idea of areas of opportunity for growth or who we need to hire to help us advance forward and reach our dreams and walk fully in our purpose. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Humanitarian crises are surrounding us ...…
 
An herbal smoking blend may not sound like your cup of tea – and it isn’t! – but it’s still an effective method of working with medicinal plants. When smoked, herbs have rapid effects on the lungs and the central nervous system, including antimicrobial, astringent, relaxant, and nervine or anxiety-reducing activities. This traditional practice ...…
 
If you’re an herbalist and you marry an herbalist, well, you’re going to need some special wedding herbs! We sure did. We loved the idea (and the herbs themselves) so much, we got them tattooed on us right after our honeymoon! Not all herbalism is about what you drink & “take”! In this episode we’re sharing our most personal experiences and fee ...…
 
🚨Sound the Alarm!🚨 Something new is happening with BeautifullyComplicated Podcast! Yes, a new element is being added called "In the Moment." This new feature is a standalone bonus clip that I'll use to share thoughts and ideas on-the-go with the BeautifullyComplicated Podcast family. I want us to remain plugged in and connected with one another ...…
 
Cancer is not as rare as we once thought. Recent research has discovered that even healthy cells can contain potentially cancerous mutations, and that this is a normal occurrence in healthy individuals. As holistic herbalists, this conclusion doesn’t actually surprise us much! We’ve long taught that precancerous changes in cells are a normal pa ...…
 
Episode 38 Being a Business is Complicated was the epitome of money talk. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Forbes released its list of millionaire and billionaire and 3 notable names jumped out - Rihanna came out swinging as the #1 female musician making money moves. Serena the GOAT of tennis let it be known she’s a powerhouse in VCs too. Then, ...…
 
Just wanted to express a little gratitude on my birthday to those who listen to the show, those who surround me daily in my life, and, of course, to God for being my beacon of light. 34 years old. 34 times around the sun. And I'm just getting started. Listen to this quick special clip and be blessed!…
 
Boston’s homegrown local herb conference, Herbstalk, is next weekend, and the plant of the year is stinging nettle! In honor of this, we wanted to make an episode focusing on this keystone plant. In this episode we share some of our favorite ways to make simple nettle herbal formulas, starting by pairing it with a single other herb to make a ta ...…
 
When we talk about “heroic” medical interventions, we mean the high-potency, high-risk (and potentially high-reward) tools that define conventional medicine. Pharmaceuticals, surgeries, cutting-edge experimental procedures – that kind of thing. While these treatments tend to get all the credit, they depend for a large part of their success on u ...…
 
Episode 37: Empowered Women are Complicated Women are powerful and empowered. We are not monoliths nor are we silent when people try to strip us of what we know is ours. We will always fight. We will always rise. We will win. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Women’s rights are under attack in a way we haven’t seen in decades. Several states have ...…
 
Mother’s day can mean different things for different people, but whatever your situation is, Motherwort can be a supportive friend. Physiologically its effects are to soothe and relax the heart and arteries, but this crosses over into mental and emotional effects too. Those are what we find most interesting in connection between the herb and it ...…
 
When it comes to chemical-free cleaning, there’s a lot of good stuff out there – but it can get pricey. And there’s a lot of “greenwashed” stuff, too – products that look “natural”, but really aren’t. But the good news is, you can make your own herbal spring cleaning products, and they’re not only effective, they’re inexpensive! In our home, we ...…
 
Episode 36 Owning your Brand is Complicated was filled with good nuggets of inspiration and tools to set you up to work on owning your brand fully. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Well, the Mueller investigation ended in March - many indictments, convictions, and other investigations came out of it and the offer to Congress to use their power t ...…
 
It’s springtime! The plants are popping up everywhere in their colorful displays. This time of year, we always start to get more questions about wildcrafting and foraging, so we wanted to share some thoughts on the subject in this episode. Living in a city can make gathering your own plants seem more difficult, and there are indeed some special ...…
 
Is Easter really the best time to give up sugar? Well, given that there’s always another holiday around the corner, there’s never really an objectively better or worse time to try it. So why not try it now? You don’t have to do it alone – herbs can help! In this episode we’ll talk about some of our favorite herbs to control sugar cravings and h ...…
 
Everyone is different, and healthcare should be individualized for each person – especially when it comes to herbalism! But, on the other hand, people are also quite alike in many ways, and it turns out that there is in fact a general approach to building health. That’s what this episode is about: foundational health strategies you can turn to ...…
 
When choosing herbs for a health issue, herbalists like us use a system of organization called energetics. In this week’s podcast, we have an excerpt from our Energetics & Holistic Practice course about a key component of herbal energetics: tissue states. This term refers to the quality and activity present in a given organ or tissue of the bod ...…
 
Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammatory skin problem. Problems like this are complex, because they don’t hinge on a single genetic anomaly or chemical imbalance in the body. This makes them difficult for conventional medicine to solve, but holistic healing methods are exactly what’s needed here! We can work through multiple intervention ...…
 
This is one of our favorite herbal formulas for endurance situations, whether that’s physical, mental, emotional, or all three. These herbs help build up your resilience, in part by improving your ability to clear the system of wastes and irritants. (Call it “detox”, the body’s daily action to process and eliminate such things.) Herbs can help ...…
 
It’s just about time for seasonal allergy … um, season … to begin here in Boston! Sniffy noses and red eyes are peeking around every corner. So let’s talk about some of our favorite herbs for seasonal allergies, and see if we can get you more comfortable outside. We lead with a brief discussion of the allergic response and a holistic view on th ...…
 
Empire Building is Complicated. Time to build your empire. Focus on getting started and work on manifesting all that is inside of you so that you can impact the lives that are connected to it. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now R. Kelly is still in the news. This time he is officially under criminal investigation and was arrested with a bond of $1 ...…
 
This is what we say at the beginning of every episode: We are not doctors. We are herbalists and holistic health educators. The ideas discussed in this podcast do not constitute medical advice.No state or federal authority licenses herbalists in the US; these discussions are for educational purposes only. Everyone’s body is different, so the th ...…
 
Just going to the internet and searching for “herbs for sleep” isn’t very effective – how do you know the right one for you? First, you need to suss out why you can’t sleep – not all insomnia is created equal! In this podcast, we break sleep problems down into a few basic categories and teach you the best herbs to choose for each one. We discus ...…
 
I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but it’s stressful to be a teen! Sometimes, that stress shows up as heartburn. As herbalists, we can help out! Here’s a discussion of some of our favorite herbs for stress-induced heartburn in teens. Some are for directly addressing the burning pain and discomfort; others are for reducing the stress itself, ...…
 
Yes, it's true: even herbalists get the flu. Two in one house sometimes, even! Each of us gets it a little bit differently, as our constitutions are balanced differently. But at least we can take care of each other. Listen in and learn all our tricks for getting through Actual Flu with a little more ease and comfort, the surprising role of mars ...…
 
It may not have occurred to you that “psychological first aid” is even a thing, let alone that there might be herbs for psychological first aid! But let us assure you, it is very real and very important, and herbs can play a leading role. When working as a street medic or first responder, you’ll soon find that at least as many of the issues peo ...…
 
Things are complex, and there are many factors. But guru syndrome is bad for the teacher and for the student, both. And believe it or not, active measures are required if you want to know how to not be a guru. Because humans have these tendencies: as students, to seek a guru; as teachers, to seek that status. When the student believes their tea ...…
 
Everything seems Complicated! What more can be said. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now The government shutdown is finally over but people are definitely still feeling the impact of it all over a stupid wall. Covering the shutdown and how its impact has rippled across multiple groups and caused a national security risk. Segment 2: Self-Care Settle ...…
 
There are so many fantastic herbs for first aid purposes, it’s hard to name them all! But if we focus our thoughts specifically on a post-disaster situation, this helps us narrow it down. Even better, think about the most likely emergency situations that might arise where you live, and you can keep your kit nice and targeted, your go-bag fully ...…
 
If you’re a practitioner of food-as-medicine and are interested in integrating herbs into your work – or just a health-seeker wondering if herbs can support dietary interventions – this is the episode for you! We present what we think are the seven best herbs for dietitians and nutritionists to learn about and to integrate into their practice. ...…
 
Hoo-ga? Hue-guh? However you pronounce it, hygge is big right now! And it makes sense: this time of year, we could all use a bit more comfort, coziness, and cuddly contentment as we contemplate the context of our current collective consciousness! . . . Or, uh, just have a nice way to find some warmth in the wintertime. But, how to make your hyg ...…
 
2019 is already Complicated! Happy New Year! BeautifullyComplicated Pod is back and ready to conquer the year. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now Lifetime is airing a 6-part docuseries, Surviving R Kelly. Covering that series and thoughts on sexual violence overall. On a lighter note, talking about Bey & Jay’s influence in veganism and the reactio ...…
 
This week Ryn & Katja share some thoughts on how to address chronic headaches – not just “getting rid of it” in the acute moment, but reducing the frequency & severity of your headaches across the board. This will require some changes to your habits around food, sleep, movement, and stress – but herbs are there to help you every step of the way ...…
 
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and we, like many folks, are ready with our list of resolutions. Let’s all make them more about self-care and becoming who we want to be in the world, and less about guilt & shame! In this podcast we’ll give you some tips how to do that, along with our own holistic & herbal resolutions for 2019. There ...…
 
Solstice is the quiet time, a moment of pause between the dying of the old and the rebirth of the new year. This week we share some meditations, stories, and traditions that shape the way we think about this time of year and its effects on our habits & our health. Listen in with a mug of your favorite sunny tea, and some nice warm blankets! PLU ...…
 
Holiday foods are delightful & delicious, but what if you’re allergic to some of the ingredients? Never fear! In this episode we’ll share some of our best tips & tricks for when gluten, dairy, or other allergens are a no-no. Whether making a simple substitution, or trying out something entirely new, we’ve got you covered. We even have some stra ...…
 
Handmade herbal remedies and self-care items are a great solution to the conundrum of gift-giving. In this episode we’ll share three DIY herbal gift ideas that you can make at home and share with all your loved ones: herb-infused wines, coffee-pecan cocktail bitters, and an evergreen-scented sugar scrub. The gift of herbs shows you care – give ...…
 
This week we continue our exploration of herbal holiday traditions with a quick chat about some of the ways herbs turn up in holiday foods. Whether it’s a nice herbed roast, a ginger-enhanced cranberry sauce, or a paleo mulling-spice cookie (yep, we’ve got a recipe for those!), herbs add more than flavor to your season – as if that weren’t enou ...…
 
Today we’re kicking off a series of podcasts on herbs and the holidays! We begin with emotional support, because no matter how you feel about the holidays, those feelings are probably pretty big. In this episode we take an energetics-based approach to sorting out emotional categories and matching supportive herbs to them. Whether you’d like to ...…
 
Every time we talk about cold & flu herbs, we seem to start out with elderberry syrup and a good old thyme steam. Well, this time we’re going to talk about something different! Here are a few good friends to have on hand as we move into cold & flu season. Herbs discussed include white pine, sage, ground ivy, boneset, elecampane, ginger, catnip– ...…
 
The Power of No is Complicated! Even in the midterm elections, we flexed our power of no - no more and rolled out a beautiful blue wave. Boom! Segment 1: What’s Happening Now The midterm elections are over...well, almost, and thank God! Democrats took over the house, some governorships, and many state seats. Diversity, especially women of color ...…
 
This week our episode is an interview with Shari & Russ Apotheker of Apotheker’s Kitchen, makers of fine honey-sweetened confections and longtime friends of ours. We visited them at their homestead in Way Up There, VT, to chat about their work and how it’s changed over the years. Along the way we talked about a lot of issues close to the herbal ...…
 
This is our one-year anniversary episode! This week we cover a lot of ground. Katja talks about ways adding a little inconvenience to your home environment helps encourage you to move more. She also talks about how she came around to appreciating rhodiola as an herb on our honeymoon to Iceland, and offers some non-caffeine-containing stimulant ...…
 
Elections are Complicated! Or are they? Some would like to make it so, but we’re still making ourselves actively engaged citizens of the U.S. Segment 1: What’s Happening Now The last couple of weeks in America has been wildly exhausting but we’re still fired up to vote in the midterms on Tuesday, November 6th so we’re talking why it’s important ...…
 
Every year, our Advanced Studies Program ends with a weekend-long exam. There’s a written portion with short answers, essays, and case analysis, and an in-person oral & practical exam as well. This week, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite questions from the exam, mainly to focus on the reasonswe ask these questions in this way and ...…
 
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