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Are Spiritual Experiences a Psychosis?

submitted by: admin on 05/19/2015
If you are a psychic or visionary, psychology could assign a diagnosis of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Modern psychiatry does not embrace spirituality or spiritual visions; they are regarded as psychotic episodes. The bible is full of examples of visions. What are we to make of them? With the advent of Newtonian "science" came the expulsion...

Canine Medicine Heals

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Dogs play a very important role in medical research, as service dogs, and as therapy dogs. They have been shown to sniff out cancer cells from the bladder, lung, prostate, breast, and skin with accuracy as high as 97%. They can detect when glucose levels are too high or low, to recognize when blood pressure is too high, when a heart attack is happening,...

Compassion is the Desire to Relieve Suffering

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Compassion is wanting someone to be free of suffering. Empathy is an evolked memory about ourself, not another person. Yet there is an empathy that comes from understanding the human condition. By itself, It is not an effective way to help another person. Compassion is not driven by our own emotional story or by emotions at all, it is driven by wisdom. When we...

Healing and Letting Go with Wes Rocki, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Being present requires letting go. For health care practitioners, letting go of their own training tools opens doors for new possibilities from CAM therapies. Letting go disempowers attachment to an outcome and supports a willingness to take a bigger look at one's situation in life. When we are ill we have often become entrained to the effects of our illness.            

Human Flourishing with Elliott Dacher, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/08/2013
Human flourishing means achieving optimal well-being that includes a luminosity and presence, aliveness, vitality, enjoyment that can exist in all phases of life that include aging, disease, and death. It is not possible to enjoy health when you are part of a profoundly sick society! Our challenge is to learn to be in the moment and not be preoccupied to worry,...

Intuition Medicine

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Intuition can be developed into a powerful tool for insight and healing. We can learn to access our intuition through training and use it to find solutions to health care issues. Being present helps us to have access to our intuition.          

Know Yourself with Mike Robbins

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Knowing yourself is required for authenticity. Being authentic means being vulnerable by going into ourselves and being willing to share that. We need to know what is important to us so we can "go for it." Appreciation of the ego is also important. Today's transformation is tomorrow's ego trip.          

Life Support: When Should It Be Stopped?

submitted by: admin on 03/26/2019
Being authentic requires listening to our inner voice, not necessarily our impulses. Being open to listening to these instincts is often foreign to accepted consensus. Steve tells us a fascinating story of how he learned this.

Living Life Lightly to Reduce Stress with Sue Walden

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Stress is universal, some internal and some external. Our minds can turn life events into something stressful and we dwell in the past. Identifying stress is the first step. Most stresses are internally generated and controllable. Worry and fear sustain stress.

Living vs Being Alive with Meir Schneider, PhD, CMT

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Living is maintaining a life that is automatic and what most people do. Being alive is about being in the moment and fully experiencing life as our full self. This leads to tremendous stress and separation from one another.

Love: The Essence of Being with Emmett Miller, MD

submitted by: admin on 03/26/2019
Embracing wholeness synergizes the love within. If each of us build a commonality where we become inseparable, the power of connection and love emerges. Emmett’s beautiful stories will warm your heart...

Meditation and Human Flourishing

submitted by: admin on 08/25/2015
Elliott Dacher, MD is a physician and meditation teacher. Knowing there is more to life and health than was taught in his medical training he felt compelled to go beyond and learn from a second group of medical teachers. This took him to Asia, where he studied optimal well-being and human flourishing for more than a decade.  Dacher has learned that meditation...

Music Heals

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  People facing terminal illness can get great enjoyment from music...music heals. Studies on Australian pediatric wards showed that music therapy helped with pain relief, overall comfort, relaxation, elevated mood, and general well-being. Languages that connect us with spirit include imagery, sound/spoken words/music, movement/rhythm, art, ritual, and...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Inhibit Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 06/26/2016
  A Canadian study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry in February of 2013 proved that omega 3 fatty acids inhibit the growth of breast cancer tumors by 30% and also reduced their size. Previous data about the effectiveness of omega 3 fatty acids showed an association, but this study proved that it is a fact! This was a transgenic...

Solitude with Robert Kull, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Spending an entire year in the wilderness and harsh weather of Southern Chile was a calling for Bob Kull. He learned that there is a profound reality beyond the ego and that duality and unity are in a single spectrum. Learning to be with himself was one of his lessons.          

Stress Reduction During the Holidays with Meir Schneider, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
The difference between living and being alive is highlighted. Relaxation and being present are prerequisites for being fully alive. Muscle tension leads to rigidity and stress. Muscle relaxation exercises can help us relax and be present.                

The Meaning of Community with Francesco Garri Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Aboriginal thought of self is that we are part of our community. The "bigger than me" includes everything and everything I do to the planet I do to me. We must redefine our self as community. It includes as food, water, air, soil and all that there is.  As society moves more and more away from nature, we lose our sense of interconnectedness. ...

The Meaning of Time with Francesco Garri Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
All we have is the present moment. Time is created by our perception and it is a critical factor in healing. We can only be in one place at a time and by being present, we can embrace, understand and manage pain. Reality is constantly appearing and disappearing - modern physics is proving this scientifically. Our perception of an experiement effects its outcome....

We Are Always Needed with Dr. Richard Kunin

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
One of the things that is a healing type of concept, is to be needed by people.  Being needed not only makes a relationship, but it is also is what makes it work.  It gives us the opportunity to share and connect.  Goals and planning are extremely valuable in healing.

What is Meditation?

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
There is a great distinction about meditation as it is taught in our culture as a relaxation technique, as another form of therapy or an "upper class Valium." It is a path of inquiry, self understanding, and a method by which we return to the center of our being to discover the essence of the truth in our life and the essence of the beauty of existence...