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Join us on an Alchemical Transformational Journey... this podcast is for anyone interested in creating more balance in life (through the Nine Palaces), understanding your Five Element energetic natures, finding the path of greatest ease (your Wu Wei path), releasing the baggage of this lifetime (with the Ghost Points and more), or discovering ancient Alchemy (the Nine Stages of Alchemy) that can help you fly in your life... it's all about having more fun in your life and living as authentically as you can today!

Inspired Action Jaye McElroy & Leta Herman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

Join us on an Alchemical Transformational Journey... this podcast is for anyone interested in creating more balance in life (through the Nine Palaces), understanding your Five Element energetic natures, finding the path of greatest ease (your Wu Wei path), releasing the baggage of this lifetime (with the Ghost Points and more), or discovering ancient Alchemy (the Nine Stages of Alchemy) that can help you fly in your life... it's all about having more fun in your life and living as authentically as you can today!

    The-Not-So-Ordinary-Extraordinary Vessels (with guest) Ann Cecil-Sterman

    The-Not-So-Ordinary-Extraordinary Vessels (with guest) Ann Cecil-Sterman

    Listen in as Leta has a lively conversation with Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Healer Ann Cecil-Sterman as they delve into a number of intriguing Chinese Medicine topics!
    The mystery of life within us is something quite extraordinary! Leta and Ann explore the Eight Extraordinay Vessels of Chinese Medicine and their profound connections to Alchemical Chinese Medicine...and beyond.
    Ann is an extraordinary person in her own right! She's also a practitioner who graciously shares her deep wisdom with us. For further insights into Ann's expertise, visit her page here.
    In this conversation, we discuss:
    03:51 The Unusual and Alchemical
    05:25 The Eight Extraordinary Vessels
    06:12 The Mystical Origins and Impact of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels
    40:13 The Healing Power of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels
    53:04 Reflecting on the Journey and Looking Ahead
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Water Secrets... Leaked

    Water Secrets... Leaked

    Jump into the whimsical and wondrous energtic deep end of the Water Element world with Leta and Jaye. From "move it-move it" to couch potato energy-preservation (a.k.a. doing something when they are doing nothing mode) to superhuman stamina, and from extreme procrastination to excelling in the art of crisis management, the fluid nature of Water does it all!
    In this podcast you can learn about Water's need for movement and stillness, their secret longing to matter, their fear of confrontation, and their quest for knowledge and wisdom. Listen in and embrace the majestic and mysterious forces of your inner Water -- and find your own Wu Wei of life.
    00:18 Diving Deep into the World of Water
    01:54 Movement, Stillness, and Stamina
    07:45 From Inertia to Inventory Control
    27:05 The Thrill of Anticipation: Water's Realm of Possibilities
    29:58 Exploring the Depths of Water: Drama, Trauma, and Wisdom
    30:25 Crisis Management and the Unpredictable Nature of Water
    31:46 Procrastination and Pressure
    33:26 Seeking Intensity and Adventure
    36:16 Decision Making and the Fear of Confrontation
    44:30 Identifying Water 
    51:51 Celebrity Waters
    54:26 Understanding What Water Truly Desires
    57:10 Embracing your Water Element
     
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    • 58 min
    Metal Secrets Unveiled

    Metal Secrets Unveiled

    If you resonate with a strong cosmic connection, a sense of magic in life, authenticity, sincerity with a STRONG BS detector... you may align with the magnetic Metal Elemental Energy. On this podcast, we might tell a few little shiny "secrets" about the Metal Element of the Five Elements of Chinese Medicine and Philosophy... Join us to explore the enigmatic Metal Element within all of us! Celebrities like Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie, John Lennon, Queen Elizabeth, Lana Del Ray and Meryl Streep exemplify Metal traits, making them popular figures in popular culture. Listen wherever you find your podcasts!
    "Metal is almost a contradiction in terms within itself..."
    In this episode, we discuss:
    01:29 The Inherent Contradictions within the Metal Element
    02:59 The Metal Element's Connection with Death and Legacy
    08:22 The Magic Carpet Ride of Life
    25:53 The Metal Element's Connection with Music and Art
    29:47 Spotting a Metal Person in the Wild
    32:37 The Regal Walk: Angelina Jolie and Queen Elizabeth
    33:34 The Metal Element's X-Ray Vision
    34:28 The Voice of Metal: Eeyore and the Art of Descending Speech
    39:13 Famous Metal People: From Hollywood to Music
    43:21 The Challenges of Being a Metal Element
    47:35 What Metals Want Most in Life: Value, Respect, and Appreciation
    49:34 The Evolution of Metal: Self-Respect and Service to Others
    53:49 Compatibility of Metal with Other Elements
    55:03 Celebrating the Strength and Beauty of Metal
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    • 56 min
    Earth Secrets Shared

    Earth Secrets Shared

    Welcome, fellow Earthlings, to a journey of secrets and wisdom in today's "Sharing is Caring" episode. Discover how Earth promotes harmony in our world and communities, by being the masters of setting boundaries, listening, and communicating with kindness. In this episode, we'll dig deep into the Earth's treasure trove of knowledge and unearth the secrets to fostering unity and balance in our lives. From planting the seeds of harmony to nurturing them into full bloom, we'll explore every nook and cranny of what it takes to cultivate a more connected and compassionate world. 🌍✨
    Show Notes
    01:20 The Power of Listening and Truth in Earth Element
    02:17 Understanding the Relationships between Elements
    03:45 The Role of Earth Element in Social Behavior
    04:16 The Earth Element as a Social Referee
    06:22 The Earth Element in Teaching and Learning
    07:02 The Challenges Faced by Earth Element
    09:59 The Earth Element's Desire for Harmony
    16:40 The Earth Element's Role in Problem Solving
    22:23 The Yin and Yang Balance in Earth Element
    24:08 The Earth Element's Love for Community and Sharing
    29:48 The Giving Nature of Earth People
    30:17 Thoughtfulness: The Ultimate Gift
    30:43 The Art of Hosting: Earth People's Special Touch
    31:35 The Earth Element in Relationships
    31:56 The Importance of Learning and Digestion for Earth People
    33:28 The Supporting Role of Earth People in the World
    34:40 The Earth Element's Approach to Problem Solving
    47:41 The Challenges and Secrets of Earth People
    55:44 The Earth Element's Desire for Connection and Validation
    59:44 The Importance of Self-Care for Earth People


     
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Fire Secrets Exposed

    Fire Secrets Exposed

    Join us for this blazing episode that will reveal the secrets of Fires (which are not so secret because they love to talk about themselves)! We'll be exploring the magnetic pull that Fires have towards beauty and love, their insatiable drive to be liked and accepted, and the sometimes tricky terrain of people-pleasing. We'll also be dousing the flames of their self-doubt and navigating the choppy waters of their sometimes negative self-perception. Most importantly, we'll talk about Fire authenticity and their open-hearted way of being the love in the world. ❤️ 🔥✨
    **The Fire Element Unleashed** - Diving into the vibrant world of Fire - exploring their need for emotional connection, their desire to feel truly alive, and the inherent link between fire and authentic self-expression.
    **A Spark of Shyness** - Uncovering a surprising trait in Fire – shyness, and the underlining quest for emotional safety that it masks.
    **Turning Up The Heat On Vulnerability** - An honest heart-to-heart about vulnerability, how it influences Fire behavior and self-perception
    **Beauty In The Fire** - Fire’s struggle with physical beauty and attractiveness, and their incessant efforts to always look their best (or not)
    **The Dance Of Fire Relationships** - The fiery, passionate world of Fire relationships, their preferences for flirtation, innuendos, and playful teasing
    **Mastering The Social Flames** - The secret sauce behind Fire social dynamics - people-pleasing tendencies and struggle with passive-aggressiveness
    **Sexuality - The Hidden Ember In The Fire** - The pivotal role of sex and intimacy in the passionate world of Fire - how it contributes to their longing for connection
    **Fires In The Limelight - Professional Brilliance** - Fires shine in people-centric industries, with their conversational prowess and intrinsic people skills
    **Hugs And Hope** - Fires loving themselves authentically, and embracing their unique characteristics
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    • 58 min
    Wood Secrets...Revealed!

    Wood Secrets...Revealed!

    Listen and discover a few of the hidden secrets within the Wood Elemental nature that Woods only reveal on a need-to-know-basis! Whether you or someone you know is Wood first or second in their energenic stackup... you may learn a little more about the inner workings of this element! Join us as we delve into the mysteries that Wood sometimes keep closely guarded and private.
    Link to Show Notes
     Stage 8 of Alchemy and Time Travel Year of the Wood Dragon
    Wood secret - Wood wants the best - watch - Jay at the Excelsior Hotel in Las Vegas, Modern Family, Season 5, Episode 18
    Wood’s need for privacy - on a need-to-know basis
    Free Access Membership at the Alchemy Learning Center
    Connecting Your Circle - our intro book on the Five Elements (#amazonaffiliate)
    Energetics of Flow series - use Promo Code POD50
    Making Life Better for Everyone - the Wood dream
    General of the Unarmed Forces
    Finding the Win/Win
    Wood as The Strategist and the Idea Generator
    Avoidance of boredom drives many Woods to distraction
    Research - the good distraction
    Gear - an obsession with making life more efficient
    Challenges and Athleticism
    Spiritual Challenges and being the peaceful warrior
    Movers and Shakers
    Future telling
    Wealth and greed
    Wood dealing with frustration
    The Happy Penguin walk
    The succinct voice, fast thinking and fast talking
    The direct eyes
    Being seen
    Impatience and engagement
    Being a leader
    What does Wood want?
    Wood Fashion
    Celebrities
    Power and competitiveness
    Homework - Connecting with your Oracle: Ask a question, sleep on it, write in your journal in the morning for 7 days. 
    Homework 2 - Walk your Wood and feel it in your whole body. How does it make you feel?  How do people react around you when you are being more Wood?
     

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Five Element Life ,

Interesting and motivating!

An informative and inspiring podcast! As a Five Element acupuncture student, this podcast is helping to expand my understand of the elements and discover what’s truly possible for each of us.

Ju Mae L. ,

Amazing show!

These podcasts are amazing. I wanted to expand on these ideas and was so glad to find these podcasts. I have been recommending these podcasts to many different type of healers.

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Thank you

Thank you for sharing all your knowledge, I didn’t go to a 5 element school so through the podcast provides I’ve been learning so much.

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