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What it means to “hold space” for people, plus eight tips on how to do it well – Heather Plett (0)

March 15, 2015 • Category: Health

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24,000 chemicals in bottled water?! (0)

Well it seems to have taken about 15 years in my lifetime from reading  Nature journal at my friend’s place of residence, which at that time was the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OK… I think I even found it in a magazine rack beside the composting toilet and brought it outside to read the […]

Contemplative Psychology»

▶ AEDP overview with Diana Fosha – YouTube (0)

▶ AEDP overview with Diana Fosha – YouTube. I wanted to share this video intro to AEDP. I discovered her work/book while at Naropa. She is based in NYC but its getting out there. I think she is brilliant. She talks about “experiential” which I think is analogous to “somatic” psychotherapy. I love how she […]

Dharma»

Modern Education and the Future of Buddhism: An Interview with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche : Conversations and Interviews : Mingkok : Buddhistdoor (0)

DKR: Well, I think just tell the kids, “Hey, look, there’s something called ‘mind’—we are not like a machine. What you think, others don’t think; what you think, others can’t control; what others think, you can’t control. In fact, what you think, you can’t control most of the time. Mind gets jealous, mind gets angry, […]

Environment»

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math | Bill McKibben | Rolling Stone (0)

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is: via Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Rolling Stone. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

Homeopathy»

The Strange Case of Homeopathy | Psychology Today (2)

This was published in Psychology Today in 2004. Its a good brief overview of why so many people continue to seek homeopathic treatment despite the ongoing opposition to it by medical professionals, skeptics and opinionated onlookers. Just this month the Swiss Government published its extensive review of homeopathic medicine to decide whether to continue funding […]

meditation»

Meditation Misconceptions on Vimeo (0)

I am currently involved in a conversation about meditation or “mindfulness” and all the myriad of interpretations and meanings of these terms that have become so common in popular culture and the media these days. Not a day goes by, it seems where someone is talking about mindfulness and how it will make you healthy […]

Pesticides & Organics»

30 Year Study debunks myths on organic farms:: Rodale Institute (0)

  The results are in from a 30-year side-by-side trial of conventional and organic farming methods at Pennsylvanias Rodale Institute. Contrary to conventional wisdom, organic farming outperformed conventional farming in every measure. Full Article from Phoenix Star here: Study debunks myths on organic farms. REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute.   Research […]

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Jay Efran: Why People Cry- YouTube (0)

3 minute video with Jay Efran’s theory on why we cry. He suggestes that crying indicates a shift from sympathetic nervous system (fight flight) with intense problem solving to parasympathetic nervous system which is experienced as a kind of relief and regulation. I think this is really interesting. The study I have done with Venonique […]

Toxics»

Oranges (or any citrus) are not the safest fruit – they all exceed pesticide limits – Environment – The Independent (0)

I recently read about the chemicals that can legally be applied to orange and lemon skins since they are deemed “inedible”. This is insane as not only do we use them for cooking but every cold drink in a restaurant or bar comes with a wedge of lemon of unknown origin. I cannot find the […]