Non-judgment is an act of kindness and compassion towards self and other. It is a healing elixir. It is a peacemaker for self and others. It is a surrender to life as it is, to reality as it is. It is a hard pill for our ego to take, as our ego comes to terms with its inability to organize the world around its perceived needs.
There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.
Throughout the past two months, my dad has taken my family on a roller coaster ride with his health's ups and downs. Every day has been so unpredictable, with days in which we thought he might not live out the week, and other days in which he has had me sobbing with tears of joy.
As someone who has spent decades at the forefront of brain research, Dr. Richard J. Davidson is well acquainted with the
I had caught myself red-handed, not practicing what I preach, and it was a delicious moment to be reminded of where my true peace and power lie -- within, not on the 405 freeway only when the conditions are just as I think they "should be."
But what the people who developed yoga recognized was that in order to change the person -- not just to change the chemistry
Integrative cancer care does not only include medical visits and treatments. In combination with necessary conventional cancer treatments and other integrative therapies addressing the entire body, cancer patients need to use self-care daily.
That Utah night so long ago was a turning point in my awareness because, at 16, I realized that there is something other than my mind that is part of my being. I realized that if I could say, "I want my mind to leave me alone," there was another part of me identifying myself as "I" and "me."