Category Archives: mind and body

The Three Treasures: mind, heart, body

Here is a semi-rhetorical question: Which energy center in my Being is the most important to focus on developing? The first energy system I ever learned about, was in a book on Kundulini Yoga my Aunt passed on to me, … Continue reading

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Crabs in the Bucket, a message for the naysayers

I remember talking to a friend of mine who encouraged me to write a book about my journey from fear, anger, and depression, to happiness after I had a fairly rough start to my life. He said, “That’s a great … Continue reading

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New School of Meditation, opening

I have founded a new form of meditation, out of very old trainings and teachings. It is called simply, “The Wind Method”, or, “The Wind Technique”. The best of water, fire, and aethir, made up entirely by me. Prospective students … Continue reading

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Psychological benefits from meditation linked to cellular health

Psych Central picked up that UC Davis has reported the findings of a recent study of meditation and it’s effects on cellular health. “We have found that meditation promotes positive psychological changes, and that meditators showing the greatest improvement on … Continue reading

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On being Enlightened. Or not.

In my early meditation training days I was very fortunate to study with a Taoist meditation master. One of the first things I remember him telling us was that the Taoists do not really believe in being enlightened with a … Continue reading

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Mad in America, a review

On the heels of my review of ‘Anatomy of an Epidemic’, here is a review of ‘Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill’ by medical journalist Robert Whitaker. Mad in America by … Continue reading

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New study reveals link between depression and being alive

New study reveals strong links between depression and being alive. A recent meta analysis of thousands of cases of people with depression spanning decades has concluded that life causes depression. It appears that humans are susceptible to varying states of … Continue reading

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The myth of the bipolar child

Everything about the current politics of child and pediatric bipolar disorder. The bipolar child. Bipolar child psych docs at war. Bipolar child researcher says BP doesn’t exist in children. The doping of America’s foster kids. Eli Lilly Co behind the … Continue reading

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Truehope or Truehype? An analysis of EMpower

This is a long article, so fair warning. I had never heard of Truehope until the last couple of years. I learned of it from videos and comments on Youtube. I’ve never tried it either. The window of opportunity when … Continue reading

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Cure is worse than the disease?

Girl Normal has a very entertaining and spot-on criticism post this week about Big Pharma, complete with witty satirical images. Here is a snippet: “I know I’m not the first to discuss this particular quirk of our modern society…but I … Continue reading

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