Category Archives: Healing Arts

Depression and Spontaneous Happiness

I highly recommend Spontaneous Happiness if you are seeking help and have not found relief from the traditional treatments. Also if you have not seen a professional about your concerns because you don’t want to go on drugs. Please get the help you need, and you can talk about medication later if it comes up. This new book will give you information to take to your Dr. or therapist, so that you can discuss your options. Don’t give up on your self. Continue reading

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Poetry After Meditation

Technorati Tags: meditation,poetry prompt,automatic writing Those who meditate know that every meditation session is not outstanding, deep or special. Sometimes it’s difficult to still the mind, other times it’s an in and out experience. Last week this is what flowed … Continue reading

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Writing to Change the World by Pipher

When you change yourself and you change the world. If your intention is also to make the world a better place with through speaking or writing, then you will find Pipher’s personal thoughts and observations, elaboration on writer’s formats and techniques to use and, many references and quotes from such inspirational people as Thich Nhat Hanh as motivating as I have. Pipher’s book’s tagline reads, “An inspiring guide for transforming the world with words.”
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Now Consciousness: Exploring the World Beyond Thought

The ultimate use of wisdom is the realization of the limitations of consciousness as we know it. It is wisdom that can finally lead to self discovery, which is the birth of intelligence. A saturation point must be reached within our consciousness: we must see the self-enclosing nature of thought. The never-ending rat race must be seen for what it really is. This can happen at any point in time. It is wisdom which can open our eyes to the facts of life.”
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Nature and Meditation

I invited Delaine Gately to share her personal story of initial emergence into a more authentic life for her. She titles it Canyon Memories “I found freedom on the Colorado River, riding the rapids at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.  … Continue reading

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Toss Out Your Story

Current neurochemical research substantiates this. Neurons fire in patterns. These patterns when embedded from repeated use become automatic responses. Responses, including memories and feelings, are triggered quickly when a pattern is embedded.

Embedded responses are good and desirable when they provide us a safer existence. Patterns related to driving are an example.
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A Quote to Journal or Meditate On

“I think perhaps I have gotten more out of life than it contains.”  Natalie Clifford Barney I believe it is possible to get more out of life than it contains. How? By living in awareness, in conscious alignment with the … Continue reading

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Whether you Desire Stress Relief or Insight, Journaling Works Wherever You Are

Journaling about how you feel about your situation is a powerful stress reducer. Research has shown us that journaling can ameliorate depression, post trauma stress, and unresolved events in one’s childhood. Continue reading

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