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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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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 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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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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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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If you have a dream, a vision, don’t ever let anything stop you from pursuing that, take action every day, regardless of bad you think things are, focus on how good things can be and what you have to do to make that happen!

At age 20 this lady was living in a flat in Scotland Living off benefits Struggling to feed her baby Battling depression Grieving the loss of her mum who died from Multiple sclerosis struggling with the break down of her marriage She would sit in a coffee shop local with her baby next to her […]

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Understanding the Dynamics of Hate, by Jose Stevens

A new José Stevens Article Understanding the Dynamics of Hate June 17, 2016 By José Stevens  This is an article about a topic that most people are quite uncomfortable with because the subject tends to spark great anger and attacks by these very fanatical people who are not neutral or objective in any way about whom they […]

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