health helper 213: opening back up

She shared with me how bad feelings still lingered within her toward a certain neighbor. Over the course of an argument, that neighbor had spewed unkind energies, words, and actions bordering, my friend felt, on racist. The original incident had taken place about five years earlier; to date, they still do not speak to each … Continue reading health helper 213: opening back up

pain reducer 389b: changing how we relate to the worrying mind

In pain reducer 389a we explored the idea that chronic, persistent, unhealthy states of worry--a form of mental-emotional stress--can be a component of physical dis-ease states. To restore the system to health in such cases, then, requires that we uplift the mind-heart from the habit of chronic, persistent, unhealthy worry. Of course this is not … Continue reading pain reducer 389b: changing how we relate to the worrying mind