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Changing Our Stories!

  This is so important!   From WhiteBison.org Elder’s Meditation of the Day – September 18 “I walk in and out of many worlds.” — Joy Harjo, CREEK/CHEROKEE   In my mind are many dwellings. Each of the dwellings we create ourselves – the house of anger, the house of despair, the house of self […]

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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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We are born of supernovas – our spectacular and totally ordinary origin story

https://aeon.co/videos/we-are-born-of-supernovas-our-spectacular-and-totally-ordinary-origin-story?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=58aa9b086e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-58aa9b086e-69120157   We are born of supernovas – our spectacular and totally ordinary origin story You might have heard that we are made of ‘star stuff’, but what exactly does that mean? In this collaboration between The Atlantic and the podcast TRBQ (The Really Big Questions), the NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller explains how every atom […]

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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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The Two Wolves

The Two Wolves   One evening an Elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.”   “One is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”   “The other […]

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Note from the Universe for today!

Brace yourself! It’s time for more “good news, bad news.” The good news is that life is just an illusion. A playground of sorts for spiritual adventurers to learn of their divinity. Where absolutely anything can happen, thoughts become things, and dreams do come true. It’s like the ultimate test pilot’s paradise, where they can […]

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Choose to change the way to perceive a problem

“The Laika don’t live by rules or ideas. If they want to change their world they don’t pass new laws, they choose to change the way they perceive a problem.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

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