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The ART of Drum Circles

Where and when did drum circles begin? Who invented this practice of drumming together in a circle? What was the ancient purpose of drum circles? Although we can never definitively answer these questions, we can theorize, and many scholars have and...

Don’t Play It Safe

Don't get the wrong idea! This is not a plea for foolhardiness, but rather a challenge to you to express more of your tremendous potential. To do so you need to cultivate stress up to a point, and you need to develop an appreciation for the lessons...

Heal with Compassion

Any program of self-change is bound to include some moments of discouragement. Disappointment and frustration are natural when the fantasy of immediate results is squashed, or the expectation of perfect discipline or consistency is not realized. It...

Create a Bigger Picture of Health

Health is a function of participation. Here participation refers to is participation in relationships and participation in work that serves a vision or a context larger than your own personal survival. Your health and wellness are by-products of a...

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Cultivate Sanity through Silence

When you need a quiet spot, it is rare to be able to find one free of noise from traffic, aircraft, office equipment, home appliances, TVs, or stereos. The noise pollution of modern society grows more strident every year. The background noise in...

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Explore Healing Music and Sounds

In the Greek myth of Orpheus, we find a powerful testimony to the power of music. Throughout his journey in the underworld, Orpheus played his lyre and sang. His music pacified the dark forces, bringing tears to the eyes of the gods and softening...

Prevent Accidents

Commonsense safety is easily overlooked as an integral part of a personal wellness program. A person may exercise extreme caution about diet, yet be quite lax in attending to accident prevention. Most accidents—both in the home and on the road—are...

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Learn Ten Basics about Food

This series of articles doesn’t prescribe a single system that everyone can or should follow. That would undermine its underlying premise of making your own choices. However, since we strongly advocate eating well for living well, some consideration...

Develop Personal Nutritional Awareness

Food and nutrition are enormously popular subjects today. Food companies are climbing on the bandwagon, offering products that are vitamin enriched, low in salt, high in fiber, or caffeine or cholesterol free. People are preoccupied with cutting...

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Explore Wellness in 2021