Thinking About Pain in New Ways

Are there different kinds of pain? How does pain overlap with our normal feeling and sensory life? Do we always have to chemically block pain, or can we also learn to re-educate the feeling life so that it does not stay stuck in a pain pattern? What happens when we use conventional pain medicines that […]

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How do you Define Healing? Thinking about Symptom Reduction vs. Lasting Resolution

Real change is hard work. Think about a time when you changed a habit, really shifted something, and consider all the effort that was involved. Maybe it was something proactive (like quitting smoking) or something reactive (letting go of someone who broke up with you). It required a lot of repetition to sculpt a new […]

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Cancer and Chemotherapy Support

An exciting development is that more and more people are learning about mistletoe therapy as a supportive treatment for cancer care. This is probably related to news of an ongoing study at Johns Hopkins related to tumor therapy with mistletoe preparations and the education and advocacy of Believe Big. Immuno-therapies for cancer are also becoming an important […]

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Spring Cleaning, for the Body, Heart, and Mind

If you listen very carefully you can hear that the earth is beginning to wake up, with bulbs pushing out of the soil and new buds on the trees. What had become brown, dry, frozen and mineralized over the winter is now enlivened and reinvigorated. Sometimes we are right there with this process and have already […]

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