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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.            

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.          

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.

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....

What to Say and Do to a Friend Who is Seriously Ill

submitted by: admin on 04/14/2014
When a close friend or family member is seriously ill, there is a lot you can do to support the healing process. Your simple presence,willingness to listen, and deep caring may do a lot to reduce inflammation and promote the healing process. Even though few of us are trained in this area, simple commonsense approaches can do a lot. Our willingess to help out...

Why Practice Mindful Meditation

submitted by: admin on 07/13/2014
We are all looking for ways to de-stress and relax, and there are many ways to do this. Mindfullness Meditation promotes relaxation by encouraging being present with our challenges and accept them, rather than try to escape them. The Buddha taught that we should practice being with our problems and that when we do this we show up for life. The idea is to become...