Archive | Changing our Stories

…is well to avoid the tendency to catastrophize.

On this day of your life  I believe God wants you to know … … that it is well to avoid the tendency to catastrophize. Stop worrying about all that could occur tomorrow. You are getting agitated about things that haven’t happened yet…and may never happen. Stay here, right here, in this moment. What is going on right […]

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The Power of Ti – excerpt from Dr Alberto Villoldo’s new book : “The Heart of the Shaman”…

The Power of Ti Excerpted from Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories & Practices of the Luminous Warrior, releasing July 31. When I was a student of anthropology, I learned that the Inka believed they were the children of the sun. Later I discovered that this was not accurate: a […]

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Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain

http://neurosciencenews.com/epigenetics-adult-brain-8678/ Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain NEUROSCIENCE NEWSMARCH 23, 2018 Summary: Researchers report maternal behavior can change the DNA of her offspring. The findings, researchers say, could lead to better understanding of some neuropsychiatric disorders. Source: Salk Institute. An excellent introduction, in this article, to the expanding – and fascinating – […]

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Old Ways, New Prayers: A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book

Alberto is such an amazing storyteller and teacher. I am looking forward to this latest book! Here’s a preview he sent in his newsletter.    Old Ways, New Prayers A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories and Practices of the Luminous Warrior To this day, Shamans practice the […]

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The wisest person I ever met in my life, was a third grade dropout

  Dr. Rick Rigsby – Make an Impact I am such a fan of Dr. Rigsby! Rick Rigsby – Make An Impact The wisdom of a third grade dropout will change your lifeInspired? Order Dr. Rick Rigsby's book, "Lessons from a third grade dropout" here: http://amzn.to/2fXHZV1 Posted by Goalcast on Thursday, October 5, 2017

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How Forest Bathing Can Improve Your Health Story

https://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/2017/09/18/how-forest-bathing-can-improve-your-health-story   As Dr. Carl Greer says: “Walk through a wooded area and your body and mind will soon reflect that you are free of electronics, artificial light, mechanical noises, and constant distractions that invisibly raise your stress levels and cause you to jump from thought to thought. Forest bathing, or Shinrin-yoku as it’s called […]

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