Cancer and Randomness

In 2005 I was diagnosed with leukemia. Last week, for the first time since my diagnosis, my labs were normal. They’d been heading in that direction slowly for several years and bing, normal. Woo-hoot.

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What’s your health philosophy? Here’s mine.

I’ve been a clinical nutritional biochemist for over 30 years, a yoga teacher and therapist for 15, and a student of the psychology of how people change and of consciousness for all my career.
Through my years of helping groups and individuals improve their health through lifestyle, I have seen hundreds (maybe thousands) of people who want to eat a healthful diet that supports who they are, but don’t. Here’s my health philosophy.

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How to add meaning to life with ritual

Rituals are acts performed in a certain way to realize an intention. They are things that we do, often that our ancestors or others have done before for the same effect, often in ceremonial events. They can provide a thread of meaning to mark a transition or close a chapter; honor an aspect of life; or connect us to the mystery and miracle of life. Ceremony and ritual allow us to take a step back, pause time, and honor our own lives.

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