Tag Archives: Healing

The Rhythm of Life

I recently heard this theory of self care (boring word therapists use to describe the relationship to the self) that made a lot of sense to me and expanded my understanding of its importance. It goes something like this: We … Continue reading

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Meditation Challenge Update 6/10/13

So we’re approaching the 6 month mark and I thought I’d check in to see how everyone is doing and to report my experience so far. I am meditating approximately 6 days per week, at least 30 minutes. Occasionally I … Continue reading

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Freeing Yourself From Hidden Beliefs

When we start to investigate reality through mindfulness practice, we may discover that the problems we complain about are self imposed. Seem crazy? Well, see if any of this sounds familiar: Feeling as though you never have enough time, but … Continue reading

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Do You Know What’s in Your Shampoo?

After its recent hiatus, the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep cosmetics safety database is back up and running! Check out the safety of your favorite products, from deodorant to toothpaste, and baby and mens products. I checked and found most things … Continue reading

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The Task of All Humans…Freeing Ourselves from the Delusion of Separateness

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Wholehearted Practice

I think this poem really captures the process and result of a wholehearted practice: Unconditional Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within; Opening to my loss, I … Continue reading

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Why is Gluten Intolerance Growing?

Here’s a quick article I picked up from the Eating Rules Facebook feed today, positing explanations for the rise in gluten intolerance, which make a lot of sense. I often feel like the science around gluten tolerance is SO not … Continue reading

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