author of Leaning Into Sharp Points:
Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers
Stan Goldberg’s Lessons for the Living won the London Book Festival’s Grand Prize in 2009 and was featured in Best Buddhist Writing of 2010. A private therapist, clinical researcher, and former San Francisco State University professor, he lives in San Francisco. He was named Hospice Volunteer Association’s Volunteer of the Year 2009 and his website is www.StanGoldbergWriter.com.
What’s involved in caregiving?
Ethan A. Huff, Staff writer for Natural News.com
NaturalNews) Researchers in Greece are urging mothers to exclusively breastfeed their babies for at least the first six months of their lives, based on new research findings. According to the study, babies who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months experience fewer infections than those who are either breastfed for a shorter period of time, or fed formula in addition to breast milk.
Here is article which shows why a toxicologist won’t eat microwavable popcorn or why a farmer will not eat non organic potatoes or why a fishery expert stays away from farmed salmon. Read on to learn why, as well as other foods you should stay away from.
Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health.
You may have never heard of Craniosacral Therapy, or maybe you’ve heard about it and are wondering what it is, or why you’d want to experience it. You might be surprised to learn that this modality has some unique and valuable ways of addressing the body/mind/spirit that can bring about lasting changes for those who experience it.
Craniosacral Therapy is a modality with roots in Osteopathy, a uniquely American form of Alternative Medicine. Craniosacral Therapy uses light-touch techniques to correct and balance the fluid and membrane system that surrounds and protects our body’s central nervous system. This fluid and membrane system is your body’s craniosacral system.
I want to start out by first stating that I am not anti-modern medicine. I have great faith in our modern medical system for most things. If I were to break a bone, or require emergency surgery, I wouldn’t want to stick strictly to herbal medicine. I believe that both systems have a right and good place in healing.
For centuries Europeans and Asians viewed disease as a dysfunction of the whole body, or a whole system. Cures were aimed at bringing the body back into balance so that it could heal itself.
Although traditional thought on disease also included superstition, ignorance of anatomy, and in some places unhealthy beliefs about hygiene, much that was useful about medicine was known and practiced.
In both East and West, disease was often cured with plants that were either proven or intuited to have an effect on a particular system in the body that was injured or unbalanced. In Europe, the “Five Humors” theory was developed. In the near east, the “Three Dosha Ayurvedic” system was the basis of medicine. In the Far East, the “Five Elements” theory was practiced.
I recently received an email rant about my burger blog, Fractured Foodies Having Fun. It reads: "You are suppose to be "in touch" with the universe and have some sort of connection with spirits YET YOU PROMOTE THE EATING OF ANIMALS!?!? I do not think you are what you pretend to be if you do not see the correlation!"
The "What you pretend to be..." is referring to, I assume, my being a spiritual teacher and aspirant. Hmmmm. Thought provoking, yet unthinking at the same time, this rant is I think. Oh, sorry, my inner Yoda comes out sometimes. "Back Yoda, Back!"
I was going to reply to Jan's email slam but thought, instead to address it in my Confetti Head blog. And, now I am publishing it here because this is an important issue to some people.
Who is the most important person in the world? Just use your imagination and think. Who is it? I’ll give you a hint. It is not the wealthiest, not the most influential and not the most important person in the world today.
The most important person in the world today is defined by the letter “I”. The verb “to be” means to exist and take up space on the planet. The first person singular form of the verb “to be” is “I am”. “I am” defines that I exist. The word “I” defines the most important person in the world today.
Every individual person reacts to his environment as the most important person within that environment.
Editor's Note: Here is the transcipt of an important video. We are being bamboozled again by "food" companies. Since Blueberries have been declared a Super Food, of course, fake food manufactures are scrambling to make us think we are eating them when in fact it is actually a potentially harmful fake.
Mike Adams published his video in naturalnews.tv in January of 2011. I think it is important enough to repeat here. Look at the video in the Video Section of T Messenger.
Pictures of blueberries are prominently displayed on the front of many food packages. Here they are on boxes of muffins, cereals and breads. But turn the packages around, and suddenly the blueberries disappear. They're gone, replaced in the ingredients list with sugars, oils and artificial colors derived from petrochemicals.
Since all of these potencies are available in health food stores in California and throughout the world, it would seem logical that all the potencies could be useful at some time or another—yet many people are confused about which potency is best for their particular problem.
Six Kinds of Stress -- and How to Reduce Them Naturally
Adapted from their new book, "Fit Soul, Fit Body"
The common denominator in reducing stress, regardless of which type it is, is a balanced workout program. Moderate exercise, such as walking, is the key to overcoming the negativity and fatigue that so often accompany every type of stress. Here are the six kinds of stress and some additional prescriptions for reducing each of them.
We have 64,000 thoughts per day. Here is the interesting statistic, 95% of those thoughts are the same things we thought about yesterday and the day before that. These are the same thoughts you will be thinking about tomorrow and the next day and the day after that. As you can see not much new information is being thought about. We become strongly attached to “our” way of thinking as we repeat these same thoughts day after day.
With each thought we have a chemical is made by our brain. Every thought has a corresponding chemical for each thought.