In the January 2021 issue of Mantra Magazine, yours truly is featured with my article on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Your Original Nature where I give a little mini- breakdown of the elements in human nature and in the natural world.
Fatigue isn't a disease, says holistic medical practitioner, herbalist, and acupuncturist Mindi Counts: "It is a symptom, not a cause. So depending on the root cause of someone's fatigue, that can guide us to treatment options.
If you’ve ever been to see a Chinese Medical Practitioner, you probably learned that every life event, every craving, every challenge you’ve ever experienced is connected. You see, everything is meaningful in Chinese Medicine.
We have this saying, ‘The pathogen is nothing, and the host is everything,’” Counts says. “It means that who you are and your level of vulnerability is going to set the tone for whether or not you get sick.
Women Today interview Mindi K. Counts, acupuncturist, herbalist, author, non-profit founder and all-around amazing woman about her early childhood trauma and how she has found a sense of security and belonging in herself despite all odds.
Mindi is such a beautiful soul who cares immensely about this world and the people, plants, and animals in it and longs to live in a time where there is awareness of our inherent connection to Mother Earth, as well as a felt sense of global community that permeates all we do, think, and feel.
Valeria interviews Mindi K. Counts, the author of Everyday Chinese Medicine: Healing Remedies for Immunity, Vitality & Optimal Health - A friendly guide to a 2,000-year-old lineage of healing wisdom integrates both the Five Element theory, and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine.
Understanding our traits and tendencies through the Five Element framework allows us to see ourselves in a new light, so we can make better decisions in our daily life, and steer ourselves in the direction of health rather than disease.
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