Category Archives: Health

Pre-op guided imagery

A dear young friend is preparing for major surgery. She already does an hour’s meditation a day, so I recommended that she incorporate the script below into her routine, going through it as many times as possible before the operation. … Continue reading

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Two invaluable children’s books from Laurie Zelinger

I have reviewed previous books by Laurie, and now she has let me know of two new ones following the same excellent formula: an amusing but instructional info part for kids, with age-appropriate language, and instructions for parents on how … Continue reading

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Dr. Nina and I

Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is an eating disorders specialist — and inspiration. She says, food and weight issues are not a problem but a symptom, and she is right. On 11 am PST 17th November, you can listen to her grilling … Continue reading

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Tropical lake guided imagery

Make sure you are comfortable. Please close your eyes and focus on your breathing. Air in your nose as your lungs fill, tummy rises… Abdomen down, chest empties, air out… Air in… air out… Think of a tropical lake. Deep … Continue reading

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Healing light from space body scan

You can do this exercise sitting in a comfortable chair, or lying on a firm surface. Your body temperature will drop, so you may want to cover yourself with a rug. Relaxation will lower your blood pressure, so be careful … Continue reading

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Train the parent to cure autism

Autistic spectrum behaviours are due mostly to genetics: kids are born that way. All the same, correct training early in life will equip them with the necessary skills. Here is a very impressive just-published study showing how. Parents were trained … Continue reading

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The voice of reason on vaccines

This is a must-read, whatever your beliefs on the subject. Mark Sumner compares the current pandemic to previous viral assaults on humanity, like polio and mumps. The correct course of action emerges without the need for argument or opinion. This … Continue reading

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Entertaining read about a terrible topic: cancer

COVID is top of the sickness parade at the moment, but the hidden epidemic of cancer hasn’t gone away. Read Caitlyn Flanagan’s story: she got struck by very aggressive cancer and nearly died. This was 18 years ago. What she … Continue reading

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A script for insomnia

I’ve never heard of Breaker, but you can listen to it there, too. Make sure you’re comfortable: empty bladder, not hungry or thirsty, not too hot or cold. Either lie in bed, or sit in a comfortable chair. Close your … Continue reading

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Climate victory gardens

You can do something enjoyable to improve your health, the beauty of your surroundings, support pollinating insects — and work on climate change. This is to grow some (or even all) of your food at home. Green America Magazine gives … Continue reading

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