Category Archives: body mind spirit

The Explorer’s Kit – what resources do you need to explore the wilderness of the psyche?

Interested in embarking on a journey into your own interior wilderness? Curious or apprehensive? During Chaos to Quest, our wilderness adventure in Scotland this Septmber we will be spending part of our time exploring the region by foot and canoe, … Continue reading

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From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature

From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature Explore nature, both inner and outer, during a 6-day adventure by canoe and foot in the Northwest Highlands. Uncover the deeper narrative of your life while exploring the magical wilds of … Continue reading

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Allostasis – an integral model for health and disease and its intersections with Chinese Medicine and Karma.

Jay Schulkin’s book, Rethinking Homeostasis: allostatic regulation in physiology and pathophysiology, is s a thorough discussion of the concept of allostasis. The concept of allostasis as described by Schulkin is a useful model that integrates often disparate scientific realms from … Continue reading

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From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature

  From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature is a “wilderness therapy” adventure facilitated by Owen Okie, wilderness guide to our inner nature, and mountain guide Tim Hamlet.     Why from Chaos to Quest? From Chaos to … Continue reading

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Herbs and Meditation – using herbal medicine to support your spiritual practice.

Herbs and Meditation In addition to supporting general health and vitality there are a number of ways in which herbs can support your meditation. Their effect can be initiated in various ways – they can interact with your brain via … Continue reading

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A case for HeartMath: A Healthy Heart Helps Protect Cognitive Function Long-Term – Modern Readers

Here is one more article demonstrating the physical and cognitive benefits of understanding the human mindbody as formed by multiple integrated systems instead of separate and independent parts. The body and the brain work together, and the heart and the … Continue reading

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Integral Health and Wellness – 1 – Integral Theory – Quadrants

Integral Health and Wellness – 1 – Integral Theory – Quadrants Let us continue the exploration of Integral Theory with the first element of AQAL ; Quadrants, and how they might apply to your health and well-being. Wilber proposes that … Continue reading

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