Archive | From my own teachers

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children (The Atlantic)

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding of how kids make sense of language. MAXWELL KING JUN 8, 2018 This is an extraordinary visit with Mr. Rogers and his excellent insight into how children think, how to best communicate with them! How fortunate […]

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