The room was completely dark except for the illuminated “Exit” sign. As I lay on the floor in a supine position, sweat streamed down the side of my face, arms and legs. Toxins and stress drained from every pore. It had been fifty-eight minutes of the most strenuous stretching, balancing, and hard-core strength exercises a … Continue reading Tearful Yoga
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.—Khalil Gibran We all experience some things in life that have brought us to our knees. Whether it’s an illness, death, divorce, loss of a job or financial troubles, our uncontrollable situations can cause us great suffering and grief. At times, we feel sad … Continue reading What Makes You Sad?
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. —Paracelsus There is nothing more peaceful than being surrounded by nature and enveloped by its healing power. The sight of colorful birds and trees, the symphonic sound of crickets and birds singing, the gentle … Continue reading The Spirit of the Wild
“Animals are more complete than people. They are wonderful teachers, therapists and role models for us all.” —Bernie Siegel Many people feel that their pets are part of their families. Dogs, cats, birds and even reptiles are included in holiday photos. Some pet owners have astonishingly bequeathed large sums of money to their pet companions … Continue reading The Healing Power of Pets