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Awakening Your Inner Hero: We Are All Roommates

Awakening Your Inner Hero: We Are All Roommates

Thinking differently does not have to put distance between us. It can even bring us closer together.
Last week my dear college roommate, Robert S. (aka Bobby), called to check in like he and I have been doing for over 50 years.

Horoscope Week of August 4, 2022

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): One of the inspiring experiments I hope you will attempt in the coming months is to work on loving another person as wildly and deeply and smartly as you love yourself. In urging you to try this exercise, I don't mean to imply that I have a problem with you loving yourself wildly and deeply and smartly.

The Third Act: Play It Again, Sam

Of the millions of Americans living in long-term care facilities, many face cognitive difficulties sometimes made worse by leaving behind their familiar surroundings, friends and even their favorite music. Why would music matter?
This year, on Father's Day, I attended an unforgettable concert. It was held, of all places, at an assisted living facility specializing in memory care.

Horoscope Week of July 28, 2022

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): In the coming weeks, Leo, I urge you to always be confident that YOU ARE THE PARTY! Everywhere you go, bring the spirits of fun and revelry.

BodyMind: Parking Our Pain

Previously, we wrote that the brain instantaneously parks emotional overloads in our tissues. While these continuously broadcast a state of emergency to every cell in our body, we can use the mindbody connection to evict that troublesome content.

Horoscope Week of July 21, 2022

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Cancerian author Laurie Sheck writes, "So much of life is invisible, inscrutable: layers of thoughts, feelings, and outward events entwined with secrecies, ambiguities, ambivalences, obscurities, darknesses." While that's an experience we all have, especially you Cancerians, it will be far less pressing for you in the coming weeks.

Horoscope Week of July 14, 2022

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Naeem Callaway founded Get Out The Box, an organization that mentors at-risk youth in low-income and rural communities. Here's one of his central teachings: "Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.

Gotta Talk in Bend

Bringing up "the talk," but not knowing how to do it
Dear Dr. Jane, My wife and I have had problems with intimacy for years.

Horoscope Week of July 7, 2022

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your memory is SUBSTANTIAL. Your sensitivity is MONUMENTAL.

Shine a Little Light

The benefits of our energy expenditure travel beyond our wildest dreams. That's why it's so critical to keep shining.
I am not a preacher, a rabbi, a monk or any officially designated spiritual leader. I am a counselor, leadership trainer, writer and ultimately, a teacher—a teacher of the things I believe are most important and too often least addressed.

BODYMIND: Axe Those Allergies

A column exploring the therapeutic applications of the BodyMind
My inaugural column explained how the brain instantaneously parks emotional overloads in our tissues and how this buried content perpetuates a state of emergency. The second column explored trauma and how we use the bodymind connection to evict it from the tissues.


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Victory Swig at Sunriver Outdoor Concert Series

Victory Swig at Sunriver Outdoor Concert Series - Sunriver Resort

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  • Re: BODYMIND: Axe Those Allergies

    • I'm a pretty woo-woo person by nature and profession, but this sounds like dangerous advice…

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