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Ancestors and ritual

May 7, 2014

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Ancestors and ritual by Sokara Kamillisa —  Ancestral rituals are ones revolving around “Those Who Have Gone Before” and invoking the honorable ancestors who have helped shape and inform those of us who are still living. Many people in our society who have learned that honoring the ancestors is a bad or pagan behavior fail […]

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Hope for brain disorders

February 17, 2014

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  by Carol Keppler —  The brain’s importance in living a productive life is a given. But many people struggle in a society where brainpower is that which puts one at the top of the ladder. To date, we are still without solid evidence of a “cure” (reversal of symptoms) for most brain disorders. These […]

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ADHD – Indigo, exceptional or something else?

July 28, 2013

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  During the 1950s, a large number of children were born in response to the prayers of a war-torn generation searching for peace. Welcome Lightworkers — many of you know who you are — many of you are just beginning to discover your true path. But for all of us, one […]

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The rise of spiritual cinema

April 11, 2013

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by Cate Montana — The new millennium has seen a lot of social changes. One of the most inspiring is the development of a new film genre called “spiritual cinema.” Broad in its approach and content, spiritual cinema addresses issues of love, death, rebirth, evolution and the science of transformation. The depths of human psychology […]

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Who are the best drivers?

April 6, 2013

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Guys, we hate to tell you this, but women may be better drivers. Why? Because of estrogen. A recent study from the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, reported that this female hormone gives women an edge when it comes to a number of tasks that require mental flexibility, including safe driving. Forty-three men […]

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Rewriting the 3 R’s

March 18, 2013

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  Our focus with regard to the education of American children has shifted dramatically in the last 10 to 15 years. Gone are the days when we highlighted and expanded our children’s skills, dreams and creative ways of learning. Now children are taught from the earliest grades how to score well […]

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Happiness, a state of mind

March 3, 2013

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by Patricia Rutledge, Ph.D. —  An epidemic of boredom surges through the nation. Teens and young adults are most prone to this self-perpetuating condition, but therapists are finding many adults lingering in the realm of boredom, too jaded to seek excitement or happiness — giving up. As a whole, we have seen and experienced all […]

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Tips for caregivers

February 11, 2013

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by Sharyle Price —  Every day, more than 50 million Americans provide care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend, according to the National Family Caregivers Association. In spite of this large number, people routinely underestimate the amount of time they may spend as a family caregiver. All told, the average […]

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The sacred masculine

January 9, 2013

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by John English —  Many of us have received a lot of instruction about the divine feminine, which has resulted in bringing beauty into many of our lives. There is, however, very little teaching about the sacred masculine. The sacred masculine is mentioned so infrequently that most of us might ask, “What is it?” Masculine […]

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The cause of childhood eating disorders

January 4, 2013

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  For the last several years, the media has focused on the increased number of young people with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Blame for these disorders went to the advertising industry and its portrayal of the perfect body in clothing, perfume and food product ads focused at the […]

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Marital therapy can be dangerous for domestic abuse victims

January 4, 2013

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by Dr. Jeanne King —  I longed for my children’s father, my ex-husband, to stop his violent outbursts toward our family. The psychologist/doctor/family peacemaker in me said, “We just need to find the ‘right’ person/method to help fix this problem,” as though he had some physical aliment. This may sound familiar to those of you […]

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If it is not broke, why are you trying to fix it?

January 3, 2013

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  Can you imagine the world without the telephone? What about electricity, the light bulb or Disneyland? How about the telescope or E=MC2 or the automobile? Then there’s the airplane, chewing gum and “Star Wars.” Do you know what all of these inventions have in common? Each of their inventors stood […]

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Think ahead when traveling with your medications

December 28, 2012

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by Cynthia J. Fagyas —  When traveling, keep in mind that it may not be the delayed flight or backup on the interstate that spoils your vacation. It may be failing to carefully consider which supplements and medications you need when traveling, and how to ensure they arrive safely at your destination. Medications, and the […]

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