Shamanic Healing: A New Look At An Ancient Practice by Matt Toussaint: Shamanic healing is a multi-dimensional experience. It engages practitioner and participant on every level: emotional, psychological, personal, spiritual, physical, ideological, etc. The essence of healing itself is derived from an understanding ofwholeness, and so the implication is that to be healed is to be made whole again. In order to be made whole, one must go on the journey of retrieving or reclaiming something that is missing, something vital that causes an imbalance, affliction or suffering. For instance, a very common shamanic healing practice is soul retrieval.
Drukpa Kunley Drukpa Kunley (1455 - 1529), also known as Kunga Legpai Zangpo, Drukpa Kunleg (Tibetan: འབྲུག་པ་ཀན་ལེགས་, Wylie: 'brug pa kun legs), and Kunga Legpa, the Madman of the Dragon Lineage (Tibetan: འབྲུག་སྨྱོན་ཀུན་དགའ་ལེགས་པ་, Wylie: 'brug smyon kun dga' legs pa), was a great master of Mahamudra in the Buddhist tradition, as well as a famous poet, and is often counted among the Nyönpa. After undergoing training in Ralung Monastery under siddha Pema Lingpa, he introduced Buddhism to Bhutan and established the monastery of Chimi Lhakhang there in 1499. Biography Drukpa Kunley was born into the branch of the noble Gya (Tibetan: རྒྱ, Wylie: rgya) clan of Ralung Monastery in the Tsang region of western Tibet, which was descended from Lhabum (lha 'bum), the second eldest brother of Tsangpa Gyare Yeshe Dorje. His father was Nang So Rin Chen Bzang Po.
Aware Medicine Introduction Welcome to the Aware Medicine Web site for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine. This site was made possible in part by a grant from the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish). Why Inspiring Stories Make Us React: The Neuroscience of Narrative D uring a night flight home to California after five days in Washington, D.C., I discovered that I am the last person you would want sitting next to you on a plane. Tired and unable to bang on my laptop in the turbulence at 40,000 feet, I decided to watch Million Dollar Baby. I hadn’t seen it, but I figured a Clint Eastwood–directed film that had won the Oscar for Best Picture would be a deserved break for a hard week. gap On September 8, 2014, Governor McAuliffe announced a significant step toward providing health insurance to uninsured Virginians when he rolled out his plan, A Healthy Virginia. A Healthy Virginia is a ten step plan that will expand access to care, improve care for veterans and for those with severe mental illness, and enhance value and innovation across our health system. The first step in the plan is the establishment of the Governor’s Access Plan (GAP), which will provide basic medical and targeted behavioral health care to approximately 20,000 uninsured Virginians with severe mental illness. Copyright © 2009, All Rights Reserved
Welcome to Cover Virginia On January 12, 2015, Virginia launched the Governor’s Access Plan (GAP). GAP is a program to integrate primary and behavioral health services and care coordination for Virginia’s uninsured with serious mental illness (SMI). Other key benefits include diagnostic, and laboratory services, as well as coverage for prescriptions. This benefit will provide access to care and treatment to many Virginians with SMI. Kundalini Rising: A Comprehensive Guide To The 7 Chakras Kundalini Rising, Part 1: The Root Chakra “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~ Carl Jung Imagine your spine is a tree trunk with seven ascending flowers (chakras) growing out of it. These flowers are either opened or closed depending upon your health, mental disposition, and ability to communicate with the cosmos. These flowers emit a distinct energy unique to your personal frequency, but they are profoundly interconnected, both with each other and with the greater cosmos. This article will discuss the significance of the first of these chakras:
Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling - Paul J. Zak by Paul J. Zak | 8:00 AM October 28, 2014 It is quiet and dark. The theater is hushed. How Stories Change the Brain Ben’s dying. That’s what Ben’s father says to the camera as we see Ben play in the background. Ben is two years old and doesn’t know that a brain tumor will take his life in a matter of months. Ben’s father tells us how difficult it is to be joyful around Ben because the father knows what is coming. But in the end he resolves to find the strength to be genuinely happy for Ben’s sake, right up to Ben’s last breath. Everyone can relate to this story.