Examining Behaviors

10 posts

An Inch of Black Coffee

In a dream a few weeks ago, I was shown through a diagram, how the blood vessels, and optic nerves in our eyes are impacted by our intake of caffeine.  There was a large drawing of a human face with arrows and circles pointing out   how the caffeine increases the […]

Energy in Energy Out

Recently, through a friend’s invitation, I attended a workshop led by Vicki Dello Joio on the uses of specific Qigong exercises to help set personal goals and intentions.   Vicki is a long standing practitioner and teacher of Martial Arts, a performance artist and a very open person who I enjoyed […]

Questioning Wholeness

In my mid twenties I was exposed to the philosophical teachings and writings of George Gurdjeif and his student / disciple, P.D. Ouspenski. Both men shared the belief that humans are not necessarily unified whole beings, but instead are similar to machines with many moving parts, centers and opposing forces. […]

Do What You Do Well!

I recently attended a workshop on Trauma, Attachment and Neuroscience with Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk, a highly respected leader in the field of trauma. As I reflected on what I appreciated most about the workshop, it was the reminder that when considering best approaches in the treatment of […]

My 13-Year-Old Philosophy

My mother, may she rest in peace, often got on my nerves in a big way. I don’t discount her great qualities or her struggles with life. She was intuitive, very funny, witty, warm, and a good friend to many people. But on the difficult side, I remember her being incredibly […]

Some Kind Of Peace

There is a wealth of information available to us about healthy living. Turn on any device and something will pop up. We’ve got gluten-free, vegan, and low fat products, shakers, blenders juicers, herbs and vitamins of every kind. We’ve got numerous practitioners and health venues: Fitness coaches, yoga teachers, pilates […]