Dear Readers: This New Year promises to be an exciting one with new research and developments coming through almost daily in the fields of consciousness, science, spirituality, nutrition, activism, the environment, and more. We look forward to presenting our readers with up to date news and information, and we thank you for your support.
This Month’s Recommended Merlian News Articles:
I first heard of “Earthing,” the concept of connecting to and gaining energy from direct contact with the Earth, several years ago. I learned that the ancient yogis and Christian mystics knew about this great source of power and for that reason developed practices that involved going out into caves or the desert and sleeping on the ground. It not only improved their meditations but reportedly healed sickness and extended longevity.
Liminal Moments by Cheryl Shainmark
Zen and the Art of Home Buying
It used to be that buying a home – a house or condo – was one of the more fraught experiences we had as adults. People seem to move more frequently now, but I think for many of us it can still be stressful. It’s still one of the most expensive purchases many of us will ever make and, no matter how well researched, represents both a gamble… and a commitment. Most of us would be immobilized and still living in our first home if we really thought about it too much — so we do our due diligence and then take a deep breath, cross our fingers, and jump.
Wellbeing & Healing
The Benefits of Far Infrared Therapy: Now Available in Rye, NY
Dr. Allan Warshowsky has long embraced an innovative approach to family care. Double board certified in integrative holistic medicine and OB/GYN, his practice has revolutionized treatment of women’s issues, chronic conditions, and endocrine problems, and he has expanded his practice to include men and families. Now his office is offering another breakthrough technology to promote wellness: far infrared therapy. After a recent move to more spacious quarters, a special room has been dedicated to a personal sized infrared sauna.
Getting off drugs — detoxification, or detox for short — is the first step in overcoming addiction. It is often said to be the first step in the journey of a thousand miles — the long journey of recovery, or living a sane and meaningful life without drugs. Detox is where everyone who tries to overcome addiction begins, and it is the most common addiction “treatment” offered in this country. The sad truth is that detoxification is also where most people who try to overcome addiction stop. They fail to follow detox with relapse prevention, the necessary next step.
John of God at the Omega Institute Oct 3-5
Experience healing with John of God at Omega: 10/3/17 – 10/5/17. Meet the Brazilian healer who has been featured on Oprah, ABC’s Primetime TV show, written about in The Huffington Post, and more. John of God has helped thousands over the course of his career as a healer. João Teixeira de Faria, internationally known as John of God or João de Deus, is arguably the most powerful unconscious medium alive today and possibly the best-known healer of our generation.
Website of the Month
We’re very excited about this unprecedented event that you won’t want to miss: the world’s largest Peace Intention Experiment that’s ever been conducted, webcast FREE on GAIA TV from September 30-October 5. It’s being hosted by our dear friend, Lynne McTaggart. You may know Lynne as the author of books like The Field, The Intention Experiment, and her new book, The Power of Eight.
Merryn Jose – Editor In Chief & Publisher
Cheryl Shainmark – Senior Editor