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tag: Dr. Steven Farmer

In the Beginning, There Was the Beat

When you came into this life, your first felt experience was the sensation of rhythm. Not the sound, but the sensation of rhythm. Before you could hear, see, or think, you were unadulterated physicali…

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Problem Solved!

An axiom that has been circulating the Internet via Facebook lately caught my attention. It was, “My therapist set half of a glass of water in front of me. He asked if I was an optimist or a pessimist…

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Spring Equinox

excerpted from Sacred Ceremony by Dr. Steven Farmer The spring or Vernal Equinox is the time of year when the sun crosses the plane of the Earth's equator, and day and night are of equal length acr…

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“Stop Acting”

A few months ago my niece Jordan, 16 years old at the time, indicated she wanted to find an agent and receive some training so she could start working as and actress and model. She and her two younger…

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Singing Out in Mother’s Market

Being a former shy person I can empathize with anyone who has inhibitions about expressing themselves in public—especially singing. When asked, many people would admit to singing in the shower, but fe…

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Sixty-Five

On January 11 of this year I turned 65. This is the part where you’re supposed to say or think, “Wow! He doesn’t look that old.” Sure don’t feel that old. At least most of the time! The “I” that I am …

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Shamanism and the Shamanic Journey

In the past few years you've undoubtedly heard or read about shamanism, and perhaps have even explored this unique and ancient spiritual discipline to some degree. The word itself (pronounced SHAH-maa…

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SDD: Spiritual Deficit Disorder

Although I don’t care to make New Year’s resolutions, I do set intentions and write them out at the beginning of each year. One of these is to do a shamanic journey at least four times a week or more.…

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Welcoming the New Era

The much-ballyhooed winter solstice of 2012 proved to be a turning point, not so much in, terms of an apocalyptic event on that specific day but more of a demarcation where an intentional shift in con…

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Four Steps to Healing an Overwhelming Experience

The tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School instilled in most of us a deep sense of pain, anger, and helplessness, which are the typical symptoms associated with trauma. Whether directly involve…

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Thank you for this very interesting article.

truly disappointed that you would put broccoli in the approved for dogs list. Broccoli is a crucife…

i agree hugs are a form of medicine very enjoyable medicine! probably the best out

" Only the group that started out eating nuts and continued to eat at least the same amount of nuts …

SO much cute in one video!!