“Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy could provide needed options for debilitating mental-health disorders including PTSD, major depressive disorder, alcohol-use disorder, anorexia nervosa and more that kill thousands every year in the United States."
Mind & Spirit
If you have been called to a job that helps people, you are on a special path. It can be extremely difficult at times, but service careers can also give as much as they demand. Whether you want to pursue a degree in medicine or take a more spiritual journey, there are many ways to benefit others' lives.
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Ofelia Esparza is an artist, an altarista, or altar-maker, and an educator. In 2018, her work in creating and promoting Día de los Muertos-themed altars was recognized with the nation’s highest honor for folk and traditional art with a National Heritage Fellowship.
The formation of a personal bond with nature is the most important thing we can do to make the world a better place. Because it’s in paying attention that a bond is formed, and it’s the bond that moves us to stand for the things we love, and that need protection.
This month William Shatner became the oldest person to ever fly to space. Upon his return, some of the first words to leave his mouth were, “What you have given me is the most profound experience I can imagine,” he said before hugging Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.
For the last 350 years, researchers have been trying to explain what they observe so they could form theories to be able to predict outcomes. For me, seeing is believing. I am not so concerned about having a theory. I simply want to know how I can do my energy work better and achieve more consistent results.
In our culture, most of us have not actually been taught the skill of relaxation, and it is indeed a skill. Our parents probably weren’t taught either, so we can’t really blame them. Our teachers in school probably weren’t taught, so we can’t really blame them either.
It is our instinctual nature that has the ability to live through the up and downs and still maintain relationship to self and other. Unpredictability must be allowed into a relationship for enduring love.
You’re born with intuitive abilities—not just some people, but each one of us. Intuition, like your other built-in senses, is part of the human package. It’s a natural part of who you are and should feel user-friendly and helpful.
Many people might not have access to a garden or a park nearby, it’s important to report that researchers have also found that even having a plant, an inspiring picture of a landscape around or simply listening to the sounds of nature can bring benefits, and support people to relax.
Who are we? Why are we here? Where are we going? Not everyone asks such questions, but some of us are driven to find the answers. We are adept at living life in this time-space universe, but comprehending that which is one or more steps removed from this reality is not one of our specialties.
The retrogrades will gradually end with the onset of cooler weather. A renewed sense of forward movement will grow over the course of the forecast period. If we remember our sense of wonder and honor the privilege of being alive, great things can and will emerge from these challenging days.
Kintsugi is an art form in keeping with the Zen tenets of non-attachment and the mindful awareness of the beauty in all things — even objects that are flawed or imperfect or worn thin by time. Imperfections are highlighted or emphasized.
In my home town of Glastonbury, people who were once friends now avoid each other because of their disagreements over vaccines. On both sides, they are so emotionally invested in their thinking that the biological imperatives of survival are triggered the moment they start discussing the topic.