Author: SuperConsciousness

The Big Questions

Yesterday I went to get my driver’s license renewed. I anticipated lines and the usual long wait with everybody wishing they could get out of there, so I wasn’t looking forward to it. But soon after I arrived, a woman at the counter called my number. I looked around, surprised. Many of these people had waited much longer than I had; it had to be somebody else’s turn. But she called out my number a...

The Healing Power of Nature

Dr Andrew Iverson, an unconventional herbology and botanical medicine expert, and author of Nature’s Diet, goes a step further in his diagnosis of our current state of health. He presents to us in his book a more comprehensive vision of healing and well being that includes the whole person, not just the physical body. Surprisingly, he successfully shows how personal health today inevitably has a s...

Simple Living, High Thinking

Since time immemorial, human societies have championed Mother Nature’s therapeutic splendor as a reliable and sacred source of healthcare. In the past century, Earth has become a swimming pool of toxic substances: recreational and pharmaceutical drugs, pollutants, household chemicals, food preservatives, etc. So whether one is a spiritual dilettante, a vigorous meditator or staunch atheist, it is ...

Depression and the Brain

Depression, the most prevalent perturbation, the world’s largest disability; can be overcome, no matter what its cause. Whether generated by thought, life experiences, or genetics; this murky miasma, when understood and accepted; will no longer hold us back or tie us down. Like anxiety and other misanthropic moods, depression informs the brain that we are under threat. In fact, all negative emotio...

Mind, Meditation and Health

Why Meditative Practice Creates Well-Being in Our Bodies and Minds Author: Danielle Graham Daniel Siegel has accomplished a feat that no brain scientist has before or since: A working definition that answers the question “What is mind?” The importance of coming to some kind of clarity about what the mind is, even as a starting place from which to assess and advance research, can not be underestima...

Trust Is the Name of the Game

Trust Is the Name of the Game “Unlocking the Invisible Child: A Journey from Heartbreak to Bliss” I am a woman who, through trust in inner sources of love and acceptance, has transcended a crippling and supposedly fatal disease to achieve complete health and wholeness. Throughout most of my life, I suffered from Anterior Horn Cell disease, a progressive, degenerative neurological condition origina...

Laughter Does the Body Good

Dr. Lee S. Berk followed a path rarely taken by scientists. He asked himself: If a particular tenet of ancient wisdom handed down for millennia is correct, can it be proven in a laboratory? For Dr. Berk’s research team, a Judeo-Christian passage from the Bible’s Book of Proverbs provided the inspiration. The question: “Is laughter healthy?” The answer is “YES”! Since 1985, Dr. Berk and his colleag...

Reclaiming Health is About Changing Our Lives

Joan Borysenko, medical scientist, psychologist and educator, possesses an unforgettable warmth.  She openly strives to “meet people where they are” and in doing so, instantly establishes rapport. Her presentations sound more like spiritual inspiration than medical advice, but her professional accomplishments and scientific credentials are unquestionable: An elite education from Harvard Medical Sc...

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