Nine Factors for Radical Remission

These nine factors for radical remission came to my attention twice last week. The first encounter was with a friend who I met for tea. David showed me the list of nine factors for radical remission after I told him about the Seven Principles of Mindfulness in Healing and showed him the diagram. These seven […]

Integrative Dancing With Anna Halprin

As we move closer to Super Bowl Sunday and to 16 years after the onset of bladder cancer in me, I want to honor one of the most important teachers who contributed to my recovery. This is integrative dancing with Anna Halprin. She offered a free class at Marin General Hospital for people with cancer […]

Guided Meditation And Shamanic Healing

Dr. Michael Harner Dr. Michael Harner is the founder and inspiration for The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He is an anthropologist who received his Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley. In their book, Higher Wisdom, Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob say this about Michael:  What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D.T. Suzuki did for Zen, […]

Drumming Meditation To Find Your Animal Totem

Shamans in the rainforests all over the world use drumming to induce a trance state. The drum beats cause nice things to happen in your brain. The person who brought shamanism out of the rainforests is Dr. Michael Harner, founder of the The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He is a wonder man with a kind sense […]