Living Shamanically: An Introduction by Rebekah Shaman

| by Rebekah Shaman

Now I know what you are thinking? How is a woman born and raised in London, in one of the busiest, modern cities in the world, writing an article about living shamanically? And my answer is – it makes sense in a divinely paradoxical way that I would have to learn how to live in flow with nature, as it did not come naturally. I am a Londoner, and have lived here for most of my life. For years I hated it; the dirt, the pollution, the lack of space, the chaos, the impermanence, the concrete, the cars, the car parks, the hugeness of the city. For those who know London it can be a very isolating place, despite the growing population, twenty-four hour lifestyle, and myriad things on offer and to do. Despite this being my ‘natural habitat’ something about this way of life just felt wrong and unnatural….

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Merlian News Welcomes Another Podcast Interview with Dr. William Tiller

Dr. William A. Tiller talks with Merryn Jose about his meetings with Muktananda as well as Jane Roberts and how he was fortunate enough to be able to converse with Seth. He discusses the importance of meditation and how it helped his scientific work. He explains his interest in the work of Edgar Cayce. Also his first hand experiences of observing telekinesis with the Russian Olga Kalugina, and much more. To download and listen to Part One, Click here

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Beyond the Olympics, There’s the Iron Nun

| by Cheryl Shainmark

The Olympics are over now but one doesn’t have to wait four years for another inspiring story of remarkable athleticism. Madonna Buder, also known as the Iron Nun, is a Catholic religious sister and Senior Olympian triathlete. In 2012, at the age of 82, Sister Buder became the oldest person to complete an Iron Man Triathlon, a record that still stands today.

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Seven Ideas by Julian Schlossberg

| by Julian Schlossberg

Julian Schlossberg is a Broadway producer who has worked in the entertainment business for over forty years. He is founder and owner of Jumer Productions, a film distribution company. For seven years he hosted a four-hour nationally syndicated radio program called “Movie Talk” on WMCA in New York and subsequently on WOR. He is currently producing and directing, WITNESSES TO THE 20TH CENTURY. These are some of his philosophies and various ideas for living in our society.”

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Overtones and Sound Healing with Jill Purce

| review by Cheryl Shainmark

Jill Purce is a voice teacher, therapist and developer of Sound Healing and Ancestral Healing movements, a system of using sound, chanting and overtones to effect healing. Jill is the author of The Mystic Spiral: Journey of the Soul and has recorded CDs of her healing chants. Her work has helped people to recover from emotional and physical stresses as well as aiding expectant mothers to have smoother deliveries with less pain.

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Merlian News Podcast Interview with Dr. Ervin Laszlo

| by Merlian News

In this Podcast interview, Dr. Laszlo talks with Merryn Jose about the Akashic field, consciousness, holograms, time, The Club of Budapest and more. Prof. Dr. Ervin Laszlo, founder and President of the Club of Budapest, was one of the first representatives in the area of systems philosophy and general theory of evolution. He published nearly 70 books translated into as many as 18 languages. In the course of his long academic career as a professor for philosophy, systems philosophy and future sciences, Dr. Laszlo worked in teaching and research at a variety of reputable universities in the US, Europe, and the Far East.

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Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini Has an Enlightened View of Healthcare

| by Staff

Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, is not your typical businessman anymore. After two near tragedies, one where his son almost died, and one where he himself broke his neck in a severe skiing accident, Mr. Bertolini has learned to look beyond the bottom line for his health. Now regarded as a pioneer in business leadership and employee well-being, Mark places a new emphasis on meditation, yoga, and other forms of holistic medicine.

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Charles Thomas Cayce, Grandson of Edgar Cayce, Dies at 73

| by Staff

Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) announced the unexpected death of current A.R.E. Board member and former president Charles Thomas Cayce of cardiac arrest on April 29. The eldest son of Hugh Lynn and Sally Cayce, and the eldest grandchild of Edgar Cayce, Charles Thomas led the A.R.E. from 1977 until his retirement in 2006.

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Zen & Brownies: Greyston Bakery Makes a Difference

They’ve been featured on CBS’s 60 Minutes, and written about by the Dalai Lama. They supply Ben & Jerry’s with all the brownies for their ice cream, and they’re carried by Whole Foods markets. But, more importantly, Greyston Bakery has provided individuals in Southwest Yonkers, NY with employment skills and resources to lift them out of poverty. They have an open hiring process that has given jobs, no questions asked, to the homeless, to convicts, and those struggling with addiction issues.Their motto is “We don’t hire people to bake brownies, we bake brownies to hire people.”

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