The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.

~Chinese Proverb~

Blog posts : "Holistic"

The Healing Presence of Our Natural Habitat

January 18, 2015

There are many reasons why spending time outdoors, enjoying nature, is beneficial. Many benefits have been measured by scientists, but one of the best reasons to walk in a park or take a forest hike may be unmeasurable.

It’s About the Body

Civilization, the world humans have created for themselv…

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Why Self-Compassion Is A Wise and Practical Choice

February 26, 2014

Compassionate action arises when we understand that beneath our different circumstances and appearances lies an essential oneness, a shared human experience.

Though we know this oneness includes our self, many of us have an easier time extending compassion to strangers than to the person reflecte…

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Meditating on Compassion Builds a Happy Brain

September 27, 2013

When you roll a genetic scientist and monk into one human being, you end up with Matthieu Ricard, a very happy individual with a passion for the perks of meditation.

He wants others to understand that meditation alters the brain just as weight-lifting changes muscle, and that anyone who trains his …

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Early holiday gift: Key to enjoying a fulfilling life

November 27, 2012
As an element of good mental and emotional health, fun does not get the respect it deserves. We can connect with others, learn, and get physical exercise while having fun, not that we always do.

People in a fun mood attempt to make whatever is happening amusing or enjoyable. They frequently infect ot…

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Solar flare: The sun touches our psyche

March 10, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 - Maybe it is time to wear tin foil on our heads. With high electromagnetic activity from the sun coming this way, our human electromagnetic fields may start glowing.

Even if we do not begin incandescing, scientists have noticed correlations between solar flares and mood…

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Empathy for our genes: No longer our body’s CEO

March 3, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2012—All of us are intimately connected to our environment. Day to day it appears as if we are beings walking through a movie set that is separate from ourselves. That separation is an illusion, and you do not have to be Buddhist to realize this. 

Some researchers have be…

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