Dear Readers: Missed an article? Here’s a quick round up of some of our favorites from this month! As always, we look forward to presenting you with up to date news and information about holistic events, health and well being from both the scientific and the spiritual perspectives, nutrition, vegan lifestyles, and more.
This Month’s Recommended Merlian News Articles:
Merryn’s Musings by Merryn Jose
Revisiting the Seth Material
Reading the Seth Material was life changing for me!! In the mid ’80s. my mother and I had been experiencing many of the same phenomena our whole lives. Someone recommended that I investigate Jane Roberts’ story of channeling material and I devoured that first book in one sitting. The Seth Material validated everything that had happened to me over the years and opened up the way I perceived the universe.
Liminal Moments by Cheryl Shainmark
Feeding Body & Soul
If you’d asked me a few years ago whether I’d be following a virtually wheat free, 90% vegetarian — hell, 90% vegan diet, I’d have said, “That’s nuts.” Now I’m likely to say, “That’s raw cashews to you, and by the way, do you know how many recipes you can make with them?” It’s safe to say that I’m not alone in making a big diet and lifestyle change, either. Based on the latest bestsellers, opinion pages in the New York Times , increase in vegetarian and vegan websites and buzz on the Internet, it seems we have reached some kind of “tipping point” toward a radical change in the way we eat and what we will accept from the food industry.
Tim Writes, “Guardian energies of place can be engaged in conversation just like a human being. We can have conversations with any of them, if necessary using dowsing. They are always willing to share their perspective on their awareness and seem to view our questions with patience and acceptance. They are after all, an aspect of the overall collective consciousness just like us, but they are being expressed in a different dimension that overlaps ours….”
Holistic Eye Health
Preventing Eye Disease by Marc Grossman, OD, LAc, & Michael Edson, MS, LAc
The authors note, “The typical Western diet, with refined grains, too many sugars and processed foods and poor oils is an inflammatory diet, contributing to or ultimately causing chronic inflammatory disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia and eye issues. The high inflammation level in the body is reported to be an important factor in premature mortality. Diets rich in fruits and vegetables as well as being low in refined carbohydrates, along with targeted supplementation of antioxidants helps keep one’s body and eyes healthy and free of disease.”
Teaching Mindfulness in UK Schools
The UK has for the first time invested public funds to study the benefits of mindfulness in the class room. Hundreds of children in the UK will be taught mindfulness among a range of innovative techniques with the aim of promoting good mental health, through one of the largest studies of its kind in the world (in terms of participant numbers). As reported in The New York Times this February, through this initiative…
Website of the Month
Study with modern day qigong masters in the Super Qi Summit, May 24-27, featuring Ken Cohen, Lorelei Chang, Lorie Eve Decher, and more. This special summit brings together modern masters with profound expertise in cultivating yin/yang harmony. Each presenter shares practices and insights to help you experience more joy, freedom, and balance in your life
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Merryn Jose – Editor In Chief & Publisher
Cheryl Shainmark – Senior Editor