Episode 15: How to Believe in Your Healing with Dr. Tom Moorcroft

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Dr. Tom Moorcroft is a doctor of osteopathic medicine dedicated to rebuilding the body in a different and natural way. Today, Dr. Tom shares his personal health journey, from crippling Lyme Disease to better health than he could have ever imagined. You’ll hear all about the incredible power of meditation and breathwork—and if you’ve struggled with these in the past, you’ll feel inspired to give it another try! 

15:  How to Believe in Your Healing with Dr. Tom Moorcroft

 

Did you know that something as simple as your breath can be used as a tool to improve your health? 

 

Dr. Tom Moorcroft is a doctor of osteopathic medicine dedicated to rebuilding the body in a different and natural way.

 

Today, Dr. Tom shares his personal health journey, from crippling Lyme Disease to better health than he could have ever imagined.

 

He’ll dive deep into the topics of the brain, nervous system, and gut, teaching you how you can strengthen these in a holistic way. 

 

You’ll hear all about the incredible power of meditation and breathwork—and if you’ve struggled with these in the past, you’ll feel inspired to give it another try! 

 

Key Ideas:

 

  • The benefits of and the science behind breathwork.
  • How the gut is connected to the brain.
  • An introduction to the vagus nerve, as well as the limbic and prefrontal cortex.
  • The three autonomous nervous systems in the body.
  • The positive effects of a brain detox.
  • Why meditation always works.

 

Where to Find the Guest:

 

OriginsOfHealth.com

 

@drtommoorcroft

 

Memorable Quotes:

 

“My nervous system, I allowed it to calm down by just allowing the breath to teach me.” (8:00, Dr. Tom)

 

“One of the first things you find is that if you take a mouse and you feed it, the mouse equivalent of a standard American diet, you will have all kinds of inflammation in the gut.” (10:19, Dr. Tom)

 

“So all our happy hormones that are anti-anxiety hormones start in our gut, not in our brain.” (16:00, Dr. Tom)

 

“Your gut is the gateway to health in every major system in the body.” (16:24, Sinclair)

 

“You have an amazing power right within you to take action today by simply paying attention to your breath, then bringing that awareness into your heart, and then ultimately having that breath awareness in your heart with some gratitude.” (24:45, Dr. Tom)

 

“When you train your body to sit there and just allow life to occur and be a little less judgmental than you were the previous moment, you open up this world of freedom.” (26:27, Dr. Tom)

 

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