A very interesting interview with Harvard Professor of Psychology Ellen J. Langer where she speaks about her new book Counter Clockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility and how mindfulness and self-responsability can lead to better health. She speaks also about a study she made with chambermaids:
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In a study that Ali Crum and I conducted with chambermaids, we made them aware that their work was exercise.
If you incorporate a time framework in which you engage a walk, at a point within your walk allow yourself to stop and sit beneath a tree. In that, as you sit beneath the tree, allow yourself a calmness in which momentarily you focus your attention upon each of your senses, connecting each of those senses with the tree. … Read the rest
Seth, channelled by Jane Roberts, gives here very good advice on how to act in case of emergency. It is an excerpt from his book Seth – The Way Toward Health: A Seth Book, one of the fantastic and inspiring Seth Books, written in 1984. (more…)
If cannabis were unknown, and bioprospectors were suddenly to find it in some remote mountain crevice, its discovery would no doubt be hailed as a medical breakthrough. Scientists would praise its potential for treating everything from pain to cancer, and marvel at its rich pharmacopoeia—many of whose chemicals mimic vital molecules in the human body.… Read the rest
Some of the best phrases you can say to yourself are… (more…)