15
Mar
2020

Adrenaline and Body Clues to Stress

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  • awareness . body . health . stress .

Are you feeling afraid of this current viral crisis the world is experiencing? Is it only in your mind?  What's going on in your body? Many years ago, Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist who transformed the field of psychology, became aware that some emotional states were accompanied by corresponding physical reactions, such as a rapid heartbeat or sweaty palms. Since…

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30
Mar
2019

The Humming Effect

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For decades I have taught about cell health with practices that help reduce stress and align body, mind and spirit.  And one of the recent practices that has helped a lot of people is HUMMING.   I used to teach what we know about the psychological benefits of Humming - restoring the sense of self. This is work from psychologist Arlen…

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18
Feb
2019

Gratitude

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  • gratitude . oprah . prayer .

Becoming Heart-full Can GRATITUDE change our mind, body and wellbeing?   Feeling grateful enables all of our cells and senses to resonate together, all aligned with the deeper heart and soul , to whatever we  call our spiritual source. The first time I gave this guided gratitude meditation to a large group was post 911.  Months before, I had been scheduled to teach…

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13
Feb
2019

Have a heart

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Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and I've been thinking a lot about hearts. The power of our heart, the mind within it The love and memories it holds the sadness and the gladness Tomorrow I also will teach about the heart, the heart's mind,   the heart's electromagnetic field the heart vibes we send out and NOW more than ever we…

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Scientific American Tensegrity
01
Jan
2018

Tensegrity and the Cytoskeleton

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  • Buckminster Fuller . Casteneda . Cell biology . consciousness . New thought . shaman . spirit . tensegrity .

The term "tensegrity" was coined by futurist Buckminster Fuller to describe a principal of design.  This principal states that in order for a structure to maintain its integrity, it must balance the forces placed upon it, inside and out.  His famous geodesic dome is a human-made example of tensegrity. Tensional integrity describes structures that are kept stable by  the push-pull,compression and expansion…

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28
Jan
2016

Intention & InTension

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Over the last few years “intention” has been a buzz word for new age and transformational healers, teachers and business leaders.  If you intend something it has to come true, if you intend hard enough. “What is your intent for this work.  Picture your intention and take action, we’ve been told.” Intention on its own carries power.  When you allow…

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03
Sep
2012

TASTEs Sweet?

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This top image is that of table sugar magnified 30x - sweet signals that the food is an energy source, and generally safe to eat.  Though not all sweet things are safe.  For instance, some lead salts are sort of sweet yet deadly; I presume they would likely have an altered shape.  The taste of sweet requires a cellular receptor…

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06
Aug
2012

STrut YOUR STUFF

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Have you ever wondered what you need to do to stretch your limits? TO Expand the possibilities in your life? One thing is certain, we need to shift our mind and attitudes.  Think differently! Remember the early APPLE ads? One way to stretch our mind is to stretch our cells. If we attach ourselves to a point of view and…

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09
Apr
2012

Body Prayers

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Are there times when you feel you're just not 'there?' Like your molecules are all scattered? Well, to me that state is about being 'out of sorts,' or from being in a different environment than I am used to. I live in the country, in an old apple orchard, it's pretty quiet.  When I go into San Francisco, the whole…

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26
Feb
2012

Cellular Buddhism

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  • cells . cytoskeleton . healing . spirituality . tensegrity .

  A strange idea for sure until you learn how cells 'decide' what to do. First of all, a cell EITHER reproduces OR matures.  It can only do one at a time. What influences the cell's choice is the physical tension on the cell and whether it's ATTACHED to a surface.  When I used to grow cells in the lab,…

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