Category Archives: mental-health

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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Health in the Digital Age: New screen time rules for kids, by doctors – CNN.com

A few years ago the American Association of Pediatrics made their first announcement about the use of TV, computers, phones, tablets and other electronic devices with children. They have recently come out with some more recommendations. I think these are … 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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Creativity, Communications and Perception — an integral health retreat at Kalikalos Greece.

Early June 2016 Health and Wellness Retreat in Greece http://www.kalikalos.org/health-and-wellness Enhance your Physical, Emotional and Mental Well-Being by learning about Herbs, Nutrition and HeartMath! My colleague Susan and I will be running a Health and Wellness Retreat at Kalikalos a … Continue reading

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Study: iPad glow disrupts sleep patterns – Herald and News: Nation/World News

I’ve been running into various articles on this subject over the years, but just wanted to flag this one up on my blog, as this seems to have been a fairly comprehensive study. Study: iPad glow disrupts sleep patterns – … Continue reading

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The Medical-Pharmaceutical Complex and “Open Payments”

Considering how tightly intertwined our Medical Providers, Pharmaceutical Companies, and Insurance Providers  are financially, infra-structurally, socially, culturally and paradigmatically, I thought it might be worth flagging up the launching of “Open Payments.” Open Payments is a database and website to … Continue reading

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Happiness in Schizophrenia

I just ran into a very intriguing article “Happiness in Schizophrenia -Research suggests mental illness doesn’t preclude enjoying life,” describing a recent stuyd published by researchers in the journal Schizophrenia Research. Happiness in Schizophrenia. http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/happiness_in_schizophrenia What first struck me upon … Continue reading

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