Episode 42: Brukty Tigabu
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Hello and welcome to the Baha’i Blogcast with me your host, Rainn Wilson. In this series of podcasts I interview members of the Baha’i Faith and friends from all over the world about their hearts, and minds, and souls, their spiritual journeys, what they’re interested in, and what makes them tick. In this episode, I'm at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where I interview Brukty Tigabu, a dear Baha'i friend from Ethiopia, and winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award. As a school teacher, Brukty was concerned with the lack of early childhood education in Ethiopia, so 15 years ago, her and her husband started 'Tsehai Loves Learning', now the most viewed and award-winning children's TV show in Ethiopia. In this conversation, we talk about how the show first started, what is was like being raised an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian, and how she became a Baha'i. She tells us about Ethiopia, what she's currently working on, and she shares some of the challenges she's trying to overcome. I hope you enjoy the conversation! To find out more about some of the things we covered in this episode, check out the following links: * Check out episodes of 'Tsehai Loves Learning' here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TsehaiLovesLearning * Find out more about Brukty's educational media company called 'Whiz Kids Workshop' here: http://www.whizkidsworkshop.com/ * Check out Brukty's new TV show called 'Tibeb Girls' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft4ALYtM5OQ * Find out more about the World Economic Forum here: https://www.weforum.org/ * Rainn is at the World Economic Forum with 'Arctic Basecamp': https://arcticbasecamp.org/ * Rainn talks about Shoghi Effendi spending time in Switzerland. Find out more about Shoghi Effendi here: https://www.bahaiblog.net/2013/11/shoghi-effendi-a-bridge-to-the-world/ * Rainn mentions the book 'The Magic Mountain' by Thomas Mann: https://amzn.to/39geQdS * Brukty mentions Baha'i Firesides: https://www.whyunite.com/questions/what-is-a-bahai-fireside/ * Brukty mentions she met her husband while he was doing a "year of service" and says they could use more people to come on a "year of service". You can find out more about this concept here: https://bahaiteachings.org/youth-give-a-year-of-service-to-humanity/ * You can find the famous photo Rainn refers to of French kids watching a puppet show here: https://time.com/3879428/children-at-a-puppet-show-paris-1963/ * Rainn mentions Mary Wollstonecraft (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Wollstonecraft), early feminist and mother of Mary Shelley, author of 'Frankenstein' (https://amzn.to/374Spqn). * We talk about the Baha'i 'core activities': https://bahaipedia.org/Core_activities * We talk about Devotional Gatherings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iop-CFOdgFg * We talk about Junior Youth Groups: https://www.bahaiblog.net/junior-youth/ * Brukty mentions Baha'i pioneers: https://bahaipedia.org/Pioneer * Brukty shares a prayer by the Bab in Amharic. Here is the English translation: "Is there any Remover of difficulties save God? Say: Praised be God! He is God! All are His servants, and all abide by His bidding!" Be sure to subscribe to the Baha’i Blogcast for more episodes on: * YouTube: bit.ly/2JTNmBO * iTunes: apple.co/2leHPHL * Soundcloud: @bahaiblogcast * Spotify: spoti.fi/2IXRAnb If you would like to find out more about the Baha'i Faith visit BAHAI.ORG, and for more great Baha'i-inspired content check out BAHAIBLOG.NET: bahaiblog.net/ Thanks for listening! -Rainn Wilson
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Ep 79 - Toxic Mold Syndrome, “I Have a Client Who …” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner
A new client calls for a manual lymph drainage session, and they have a diagnosis the massage therapist has never heard of—toxic mold syndrome. Information online about this condition is confusing and inconsistent. What is toxic mold syndrome? Does it even exist? Why is it so controversial? And most of all, what can we do to help this client? This podcast sponsored by: Books of Discovery: www.booksofdiscovery.com Color Up: www.colorupco.com Anatomy Trains: www.anatomytrains.com Host: Ruth Werner: www.ruthwerner.com Resources: Edmondson, D. A. “Allergy and ‘Toxic Mold Syndrome.” Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 94, no. 2 (2005): 234–39. Huang, Shih-Wen. “Mold Allergy.” Last modified December 2, 2020. Johns Hopkins Medicine. “Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.” Accessed February 12, 2021. Leonard, Jayne. “Black Mold Exposure: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention.” September 18, 2019. Pityn, Peter and James Anderson. “Misperceptions: Let’s Take the Myth-stery Out of Mold.” Accessed February 12, 2021. Poison Control. “Mold 101: Effects on Human Health.” Accessed February 16, 2021. WebMD. “Allergy Major Cause of ‘Toxic Mold Syndrome.” February 24, 2005. WebMD. “What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?” Accessed February 12, 2021 Werner, Ruth. “Fungal Vocabulary.” June 28, 2019. Werner, Ruth. “Mycoses Abounding.” Massage & Bodywork magazine, July/August 2019, page 36. World Health Organization. “Mycotoxins.” May 9, 2018. About Anatomy Trains: Anatomy Trains is a global leader in online anatomy education and also provides in-classroom certification programs for structural integration in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, Japan, and China, as well as fresh-tissue cadaver dissection labs and weekend courses. The work of Anatomy Trains originated with founder Tom Myers, who mapped the human body into 13 myofascial meridians in his original book, currently in its fourth edition and translated into 12 languages. The principles of Anatomy Trains are used by osteopaths, physical therapists, bodyworkers, massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonics, and other body-minded manual therapists and movement professionals. Anatomy Trains inspires these practitioners to work with holistic anatomy in treating system-wide patterns to provide improved client outcomes in terms of structure and function. Website: anatomytrains.com Email: info@anatomytrains.com Facebook: facebook.com/AnatomyTrains Instagram: Instagram.com/anatomytrainsofficial YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2g6TOEFrX4b-CigknssKHA About Color Up: Color Up makes 100% natural, cruelty-free, and small batch hemp-derived CBD products intended to balance the mind, body, and spirit. Color Up describes our mission, our intention, and our values. It’s a symbol of health and wellness, a way to find balance and harmony, and a way to stay connected to Mother Earth and all her colorful offerings. All Color Up products aim to evoke the body’s natural ability to heal and balance. Our process begins with the proper care and study of the cannabis plant, and extends to our therapists, chemists, and cultivators who work alongside one another to create these intentional, healing products. Color Up formulations are crafted with deliberate, complementary ingredients, working with the body’s chemistry to bring relief, correction, and homeostasis. Website: www.colorupco.com Email: info@colorupco.com Phone: 720-420-1734 Facebook: www.facebook.com/ColorUpTribe Instagram: www.instagram.com/colorupcbd
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