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The World We’re Dreaming into Being

What we see and experience is the world we’re dreaming into being ─ if we don’t like it, we can open our eyes, be conscious, and create something different. ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D. 

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How to Treat Back Pain – Look to the Brain – Not the Spine

Looking to one of my favorite topics – Pphysical manifestations of emotional turmoil…psychoneuroimmunology and all the other fascinating mind/body connections: This incredible book, Crooked, explores the topic in a personal narrative, and a very readable format. Here’s an excerpt!   https://aeon.co/essays/to-treat-back-pain-look-to-the-brain-not-the-spine?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ebbf96b3e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-ebbf96b3e4-69120157

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The Sorrow and Shame of the Accidental Killer – New Yorker – Link

This is a phenomenal journalistic piece which explores the particular PTSD experienced by people who accidentally take another’s life. Highly recommended reading, sharing, pondering, bringing compassion… https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/18/the-sorrow-and-the-shame-of-the-accidental-killer?mbid=nl_170911_Daily_Monday&CNDID=26249229&spMailingID=11897312&spUserID=MTg2NDc2MDI4MzAwS0&spJobID=1240943615&spReportId=MTI0MDk0MzYxNQS2

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Carl Greer and OM Times!

I had the great good fortune to have Carl Greer as my personal mentor in the Way of the Sage program at The Four Winds Society. He is a marvelous teacher of Jungian Archetypes and dream work! He was a wonderful guide in the path of my training, and taught me how to do distance […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude is not just a feeling we occasionally have when something good happens to us. It is a practice that leads to greater happiness and deeper fulfillment in our lives! The foundation of shamanism, the world’s oldest spiritual healing tradition, is gratitude. Shamans are continually expressing their gratitude for life, for the elements, the seasons, […]

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What is the Story behind your Emotions? (Change Your Story!)

What is the Story behind your Emotions? By Brené Brown on Sunday July 3rd, 2016   http://upliftconnect.com/change-your-story/

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The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape Children’s Emotional Patterns

“If monkeys have taught us anything,” Harlow asserted in reflecting on his experiments, “it’s that you’ve got to learn how to love before you learn how to live.” Do give a read to: https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/07/07/love-at-goon-park-harry-harlow-deborah-blum/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape […]

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Can Trauma Be Passed From Parent to Child?

http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/can-trauma-be-passed-from-parent-to-child/70261?utm_source=pdb&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=07072016&variable=143bb66c7bf10d7b419f543f25019c35

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.