TRAVELING PSYCHIC

THE NEW WAY: LIFE IN THE PLAYGROUND Leaving the Sandbox for the Swings, by Deborah Antich.  I recently had a conversation about dealing with difficult people. A woman said, “I’m working on moving forward, creating a happy, peaceful space around me, but have a coworker who’s like a black cloud! She comes to my cubicle and spouts…

SRIDAIVA

EMPOWERING THE BACK BODY: Reimagining Massage with Sridaiva, by Natasha Benton, August 2015. Our bodies are instruments of exploration, limitless channels through which we experience our lives, each other, and our planet – and yet you can live without fully experiencing your body’s natural lightness and playfulness. Sridaiva, a dynamic movement practice similar to martial arts,…

CORE THERAPEUTICS

INTUITION What do a past life and a kidney have in common? by Kate Barnidge, August 2015 Anne Rice’s Witching Hour was my favorite book at age sixteen. The main character came from a long lineage of seers, and used that skill in her profession as a surgeon. She was able to see into her patients’ bodies…

IS VITAMIN D A HORMONE?

VITAMIN D The Vitamin that’s a Hormone by Dr. Melissa Miskell, August 2015. Vitamin D is misnamed, since it’s technically not a vitamin – it’s a hormone. Vitamins have to be ingested because your body can’t produce them, but your body can produce vitamin D from exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D is your body’s first line of…

STRING THEORY, HEARTSTRINGS

STRINGS AND HEARTSTRINGS by Michael Morris, Ph.D August 2015. A popular question asked when people discover you have a Ph.D. in Physics is, “What about string theory?” In nine years of college, “string theory” was never part of my studies. String vibration, however – harp, guitar, piano, the violin family, and others – is essential to…

ALZHEIMER’S

IS YOUR MOUTH GIVING YOU ALZHEIMER’S? by Michael Abedin, August 2015  What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but anything happening in your mouth goes straight into your circulatory system, sooner rather than later, and can even bypass the blood-brain barrier and go directly into your nervous system. Good news if you’re popping a…

LISTENING TREES, TALKING STICKS

LISTENING TREES AND TALKING STICKS by Christina Allen, Aug. 2015 There is a tradition in some indigenous cultures where a Talking Stick is passed around in a circle. As each person has the stick they are invited to speak, uninterrupted, for a brief period of time. So often when we speak we’re met with unsolicited,…

BREAD-FREE BREAD RECIPE: Black Bean Brownies

by Nerissa Oden WARNING! Lovers, family, and children may ask for these brownies all year long! Even though they’re black-bean based, they still taste like pure chocolate. Nothing says “I love you” better than a delicious chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day. This year, bake your sweetie some bliss they’ll brag about all year! Use this…