The Geography of Emotion

This is a short piece which describes important processes of emotional release very succinctly Posted on April 26th, 2014 by Erin Casperson | Thrive in Conscious Living, Yoga                 A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He…

Rare and Precious Joy

“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to realise how good things really are. ” Marianne Williamson by Tara Brach, Clinical Psychologist, Author, Teacher of Buddhist Mindfulness Posted: 08/15/2013 3:35 pm EDT Updated: 10/15/2013 5:12 am EDT   When I talk to people about how much they experience joy, most say, “Not so much.”…

Honey

by Susun Weed Honey has been regarded as a healing substance for thousands of years. Greek healers relied on honey water, vinegar water, and honey/vinegar water as their primary cures. An Egyptian medical text dated to about 2600 BCE mentions honey 500 times in 900 remedies. What makes honey so special? First, honey is antibacterial.…

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Very interesting – some compelling food for thought on modern technology “Make no mistake: email, Facebook- and Twitter-checking constitute a neural addiction…” In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains…