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.
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
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