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Some Gut Feelings Are A Red Flag

http://neurosciencenews.com/gut-emotion-behavior-8682/   Summary: Researchers report gut-to-brain signals can influence emotions, mood and decision making, prompting people to avoid situations that make them feel uneasy. Source: Florida State University.

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