Barefoot Doctor's Journal

Take control of your health with this guide to natural health and healing. Get expert advice to help you alleviate pain and live healthy naturally. Access to tools, information and opportunities.

Take control of your health

For 5000 years Traditional Chinese Medicine has help people to relieve pain and achieve a healthy longevity naturally.

A comprehensive guide to natural health and healing, the Barefoot Doctor’s Journal seeks to empower it's readers to take control of their own health, find their own inspiration, help create healthier communities and share the adventure with whoever is interested. Internationally recognized experts in the fields of healthy aging and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Living Younger Longer Institute has helped hundreds of people each year to live healthy naturally.

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January 13, 2018
Joe Brady

Martin Luther King Marade Drumming

16th ANNUAL Martin Luther King Marade Drumming
with Harmony with a Beat! Community Drummers

Monday, January 15, 2018
10:00am – 11:15am
Corner of E. Colfax & East High Esplanade/Columbine St. in Denver
NOTE – New Corner  WEAR ORANGE (#OrangeUGladThat)

The Marade theme this year: “Sacrifice for Justice”
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”  ~ Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. (more…)

January 13, 2018
Joe Brady

Oxford Study Lectures- Community Med School

Oxford Study Lectures- Community Med School

Living Healthy Naturally
A public lecture series for people interested in learning the natural health and healing secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

at the University of Denver’s Osher Life Long Learning Institute (OLLI) and Heather Gardens

Designed to share traditional Chinese medicine with our greater community, our mission is to inspire and motivate healthy lifestyles by expanding awareness, knowledge, and utilization of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Community Med School offers a unique synthesis of modern science and credible, healthy lifestyle recommendations from the ancient wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine. Our community lectures offer a wealth of information on topics including diet and exercise as medicine, t’ai chi, qigong, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, meditation, yoga, natures therapy and more. (more…)

January 7, 2018
Joe Brady

Stress and the Genetics of Aging

If you “feel” like the stress in your life is aging you faster, it is. Research into stress and the genetics of aging find that stress can indeed accelerate the rate of aging itself. Studies have shown that when stress-related hormones are injected into young healthy rats, the hormones quickly turn the rats’ hair gray, wrinkle their skin and age their muscles and bones. When you stress an animal too much, it ages quickly and dies. If you don’t stress an animal at all, it atrophies and dies. However, if you deal with stress properly in life and even in animal research, the organism grows stronger and lives longer. (more…)

December 30, 2017
Joe Brady

New Year/ New Approaches for Pain Relief without Drugs

Complementary Approaches to Pain Can Really Help

With over 64,000 deaths attributable to opioid drugs last year drug overdoses of both prescription and non-prescription heroine/opioid-related drugs have become a leading cause of death in the United States. The truly sick thing about this grisly tally is that carefully controlled scientific studies show that natural nondrug methods of pain relief actually are more effective in treating pain than drugs. If more physicians actually read the research far fewer prescriptions would be written and many lives could be saved. A Review of 105 Randomized Controlled Trials Including more than 16,000 Patients Shows Complementary Approaches to Pain Can Really Help
Our goal is to provide relevant, high-quality information for primary care providers and for patients who suffer from chronic pain about safe, natural pain control methods.


December 17, 2017
Joe Brady

Evidence Map of Tai Chi Research

Understanding evidence-based research involving complex studies and multiple benefits can be challenging even for those trained in research methods much less the average person on the street. Data Visualisation has the power to present complex information in a way that is both accurate and beautiful. This evidence map of Tai Chi makes it easy to see what benefits have been proven and which areas need further research. (more…)