Healing is in your hands - Empower yourself through holistic healing

Healing is in your hands - Empower yourself through holistic healing

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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! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/healing-is-in-your-hands/support


Autumn Wellness: Tools for Boosting Your Immunity with Erik Harris
Oct 22 • 65 min
In Chinese medicine there’s a concept called wei qi - a kind of energetic barrier that protects us from pathogens. In this episode, Erik introduces a variety of tools and techniques that you can use at home to help boost your wei qi and prevent infection…
Healing from within with Linda Lentini
Sep 23 • 45 min
Our guest Linda Lentini is the Director of Healing From Within at Toivo, a Hartford-based program that focuses on making holistic healing and stress management techniques available to everyone. She is trained in Breath Body Mind, Aromatherapy, and is a…
Overcoming Fear in Our Modern World (with returning guests!)
Aug 26 • 53 min
With a global pandemic, gun violence, sometimes violent clashes between protesters and police, wildfires in California, devastating storms in the Gulf Coast and more, there’s an elevated level of fear in our country and on our planet that can prevent us…
This and That in Isolation Part II
Jul 1 • 60 min
Kim and Erik are back with more hilarity and touching stories this week. Your cohosts ask and answer questions about their most influential teachers, troublesome personality traits, proudest accomplishments, and facts you might be shocked to know about…
Bare Life & Ali Lazowski: When Cancer & Chronic Illness Meet Hot Cocoa
Jun 17 • 57 min
Grab your hot cocoa- this week Kim and Erik welcome Ali Lazowski! Ali is the founder and CEO of Bare Life, a crave-worthy and allergen-friendly food startup, inspired by her journey with chronic illness. Ali attended culinary school in Italy before…
Connect With The Natural World with Everyone Outside
Apr 29 • 53 min
Kim and Erik welcome guests Lucy Meigs and Victoria Boccalatte of Everyone Outside. Everyone Outside is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Connecticut that provides opportunities for people of all ages to spend time outside learning about and…
Virtual Qi Gong Essence Meditation
Apr 8 • 65 min
This episode is a recording of a virtual meditation that Erik led along with master medicinal aromatherapist John Odlum. You might remember John - he was our guest way back on the fourth episode of the show. For years now, John and Erik have been holding…
This and That in Isolation with Kim and Erik!
Apr 7 • 22 min
Testing out some new tech from their respective homes, Kim and Erik take a break from holistic healing to discuss some of life’s big questions: like Android or iOS, beach or mountains, books or TV, and mushrooms or elderberries? Plus, some of the antics…
Resonating with the Vibrations of Life with Kelli Joy
Mar 11 • 48 min
Our guest Kelli Joy is a massage therapist who integrates sound healing in sessions with her clients. She also works with aromatherapy, leads ecstatic dance events, practices chanting and is a student of Amma, the hugging saint. (Erik also shares a great…
Nourishing Necessities with Aaron Weston
Feb 12 • 79 min
Our guest Aaron Weston is founder and “freedom facilitator” of Nourishing Necessities, a wholistic fitness and wellness center on Farmington Ave, in Hartford CT. Aaron is a man who was born with many gifts. He went through a healing journey, and came…
The Four Pillars of Optimal Health with Erik Harris
Jan 29 • 62 min
Kim is taking a health and wellness break so we decided to bring you the recording of a lecture that Erik gave last summer at the Red Barn in Durham, CT, entitled the “Four Pillars of Optimal Health.” (Please excuse the whirring sound -that’s the air…
Intention Setting Practices and Ceremonies for 2020
Jan 1 • 54 min
Erik and Kim invited guests from podcast episodes so far for a special episode at the Soulshine Salt Cavern in Durham, CT to share their intention setting practices and rituals for the new year. It was so great welcome back our wonderful guests from 2018…
Staying Grounded Through the Holiday Season
Dec 18, 2019 • 44 min
Now that the holidays are in full swing, Erik and Kim talk about ways to stay grounded throughout the season. Some people absolutely love the holidays and others struggle to just maintain. In this episode, we chat about these two extremes and everything…
Gratitude Practices for Everyday Life with Erik and Kim
Nov 27, 2019 • 60 min
With November being the month of gratitude, co-hosts Erik Harris and Kim Fleck talk about how to bring gratitude into your life 365 days of the year. Regardless of joy or challenges we can always find gratitude within our day through simple routines.…
The Zebra in the Room: Amanda McTaggart’s Journey with EDS
Nov 13, 2019 • 73 min
In this episode, Kim goes on a 6,000-mile round trip journey to Northern Ireland to meet our incredible guest, Amanda McTaggart. Amanda has a rare connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS affects every function in Amanda’s body…
Healing is in Your Hands
Nov 9, 2019 • 0 min
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Finding beauty and courage through life’s challenges with George Herrick
Oct 9, 2019 • 76 min
Our guest George Herrick is a life coach, a recovery coach and a visual artist. He has also been in long term recovery. George leads meditations, facilitates retreats, and builds beautiful rock sculptures called cairns. He has been on his own wellness…
Holistic Mom raises her kids with a healthy lifestyle
Sep 18, 2019 • 55 min
Our guest Heather is a holistic mom who raises her kids to eat healthy and live earth conscious lives, navigating food allergies with aplomb. Not only is she a talented chef and Instagramer @essentialwellness_heather, she’s also wild food forager, and a…
From Darkness to Light - Recovery Through Sound Healing
Aug 28, 2019 • 49 min
Kelvin Young is a sound healer and has been in recovery from alcohol and drugs for over ten years. When Kelvin discovered sound healing it had a profound effect on his life. He has since studied sound healing with master sound healers, studied holistic…
Compassionfest for All Things Vegan
Aug 14, 2019 • 28 min
For this episode, Kim and Erik take the show on the road to Compassionfest, an event that aims to ”unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion.” Held annually in Hamden, CT, the festival is a hub…
Cinder and Salt Beach Cleanup Sparks Interest of Local Families
Jul 31, 2019 • 21 min
This episode was taped on Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT. Erik and Kim talk with previous podcast guest Rachel DeCavege who is the owner and creative director of Cinder and Salt, where style meets sustainability. Rachel makes clothing using…
Connecting Animal Companions With Their Loved Ones-Intuitive animal communication and training
Jul 17, 2019 • 71 min
On today’s episode, we welcome Roslyn Brault to the podcast who has 30 plus years working with various animals. Ros is a pastoral counselor and an intuitive animal communication consultant. Her specialty is with working alongside animals and owners to…
Kitchen Magic with Erik and Kim
Jun 26, 2019 • 44 min
Cooking for healing can be time consuming and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be! This episode is packed with information to help you take back your healing power in the kitchen, from gadget recommendations and meal prep tips to online ordering services…
2019 Wellness Trip To Ireland with Dr. Ming Wu & Kim Fleck
Jun 5, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode, Erik chats with Kim and Dr. Wu about their recent wellness trip to Dublin, Ireland in April 2019. They discuss what the trip entailed, Dr. Wu’s documentary showing, the amazing people they met and the techniques that they shared with the…
Be in Wellness Panel Discussion-how to use holistic healing for chronic pain conditions.
May 15, 2019 • 76 min
In this episode, Kim and Erik hit the road and are part of the Be In Wellness panel at the Wu Healing Center in West Hartford, CT. Kim is the founder of this panel and they invited Erik to join them as a wellness speaker for the month of May. Erik…
Earth Day Everyday! Eco-initiatives With Cinder & Salt Where Style Meets Sustainability
May 1, 2019 • 36 min
This episode was taped on Earth day! Erik and Kim talk with Rachael DeCavege who is the owner and creative director of Cinder and Salt, where style meets sustainability. Rachel makes clothing using sustainable practices and is an advocate of earth…
Holistic seasonal allergy remedies and Spring detoxing tips
Apr 17, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode, Kim and Erik follow up on the winter wellness episode by talking about seasonal allergies and spring detoxing tips. Learn the root cause of seasonal allergies and why they seem to be affecting more and more people every year. Erik talks…
Eat the Sunlight with Dr. Kevin Reese
Apr 3, 2019 • 59 min
Tune in to this engaging conversation with Dr. Kevin Reese. He has helped thousands of people reclaim their health through his books, seminars, and programs. Before becoming a known authority in Holistic Health, Dr. Reese was an unhealthy radio…
Soulshine Salt Cavern
Mar 20, 2019 • 44 min
Picture yourself relaxing on an anti-gravity chair, rocking your white socks, head back, listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean. Your mind drifts off as the stress of day releases from your body and mind. You are at rest in the comfort of the salt…
Hannah’s Field - Conscious Music, Food and Conversation
Mar 6, 2019 • 57 min
Erik and Kim welcome their first musical guest into the tree house - Hannah’s Field. Hannah and Andy are a gypsy reggae band from CT that have a lot to share with the world besides their groovy music. They crafted their sound “in the fertile artistic…
Winter Wellness-Self-care tips on how to boost the immune system to prevent colds and flu.
Feb 20, 2019 • 58 min
Winter Wellness-Self-care tips on how to boost the immune system to prevent colds and flu. On this episode Kim and Erik discuss using Chinese medicine and holistic healing for immunity, what a wind gate is, how symptoms determine what herbal remedies to…
Love From the Inside Out with Karen Geraghty
Feb 6, 2019 • 50 min
Is love healing? You bet. And we’re not talking about just romantic love. A chef, blogger and actress, our guest Karen Geraghty has a life purpose of bringing love to the world. Karen has dual citizenship in the USA and Ireland and currently resides in…
Modern Spirituality with Kristina “Anandi” Luce
Jan 23, 2019 • 50 min
Spiritual teacher Kristina Luce (aka Anandi) joins Erik and Kim to discuss developing a meditative practice in our fast-paced world. The conversation touches on reconciling science with spirituality, the power of mantras, and of course, meditation. There…
Visualize Your Life with Angela Mendes
Jan 2, 2019 • 57 min
Life coach Angela Mendes joins us to talk about vision boards and other ways to counterbalance the human fight-or-flight instinct and manifest our intentions. Erik and Kim also share their experiences with vision boards over the years. (If you’ve ever…
Is This Soup for You? Bone Broth as Medicine
Dec 19, 2018 • 43 min
Bone broth - a bone-based soup simmered on low heat for a very long time - plays an important role in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and in hosts Kim Fleck and Erik Harris’ healing journeys. Kim and Erik discuss Chinese Medicine theory, sourcing ethically…
A Meditative Moment to Hold You Over Wellness Peeps!
Dec 12, 2018 • 6 min
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…
Healing Rhythms with Craig Norton
Nov 28, 2018 • 40 min
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…
Wisdom of the Earth - Medicinal Aromatherapy with John Odlum
Nov 14, 2018 • 35 min
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.…
Fall Forage Walk: Edible and Medicinal Plant and Fungi
Oct 31, 2018 • 39 min
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…
“Who Am I?” The Life and Work of a Chinese Medicine Master
Oct 17, 2018 • 29 min
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…
Our Healing Journeys
Oct 3, 2018 • 28 min
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…