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3 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Brain

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Article is adapted from AARP Magazine’s “Happiness Cure for Aging,” Oct/Nov 2016, p.36 The Limbic brain is the part of the brain that runs our emotions, and it may be the most important brain component we have. Complex emotions from the limbic brain are one reason mammals dominate the heart and reptiles don’t. The reptilian brain (the […]

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Oppression Or Distraction Webinar

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CLICK this video. Our webinar takes place Tuesday 12/13/16 at 8pm. This is an announcement about the state of the world in the context of people feeling oppressed, or is it just distraction?

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The Most Beloved Scent In The World

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After fresh air, it’s vanilla. You may recall your grandma making cakes out of the box or  from scratch, and the additional ingredients always included this spice and flavoring. I’m focusing on vanilla because not only does the scent bring back fond memories of childhood, it also brings up feelings of security for me and can […]

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Blacks, Substance Abuse & Mental Health

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Address Mental Health Issues Before Addiction Takes Control Wash., D.C., October 2016.  A National Health Service Corps report puts us on notice that attitudes, socioeconomic status, stigmas, education, and culturally-educated practitioners can positively affect mental health and addiction in the Black community. The need is great. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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The Business of Self-Development

Is the HealMobile any more than an effort to help people grow healthier, embrace their light and step into their purpose, and earn money while doing it?   Actually, not much! My vision is joy in the hearts. The HealMobile serves people of color specifically and all people in the world generally. Joy is shorthand for creativity acting as […]

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Stress and the First Eye Poem

It’s her first eye she wants to cleanse of stress. Her all-seeing eye that knows of no duress.   She has three eyes one mouth; her two ears hone. Sound and scent her twin-eyes see her first eye knows. The power of each is slowed when weathered by life. When effort turns to work then turns to strife.   In touch, her crown of senses– hear taste smell […]

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Reality of Stress

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Are you dealing with the reality of stress in such a way that your body heals itself? One of the beauties of the holistic approach is that you can use your mind to make a decision about your body and feel good in your spirit. The is the mind-body-spirit (heart-centered) framework for self-care that informs […]

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Stopped by the Cops

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The tire was flat so we pulled over.  We had seen the police about a half mile back and knew they would join us. We were polite and so were they–I with my white hair and my friend with his locks. I called Triple A since my jack was not in the car with the […]

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What You Think or Feel

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I don’t care what you think. You shouldn’t care what I think. The reason is what you feel and do about your feelings, is much more important to me.   Of late, my feelings have made me think. I’m feeling like I should look more closely at these two ways of processing experiences and at my own […]

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Be and Don’t Be Haiti

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Are you the Haiti of your life? Did you declare your liberation from the oppressive forces disabling your freedom? Are you being forced to pay a foreign invader for the income IT LOST by no longer enslaving you? Are you the victim of MANMADE EARTHQUAKES or manmade –meaning agent provocateur—  upheaval, murder and mayhem in your […]

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