Mind/Body Connection

Mind/Body Connection’s Influence on Fertility

November 14th, 2007
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My predecessor, Karianne, wrote some interesting posts on the mind/body connection as it relates to fertility. That got me thinking about the mind/body connection and how big a role that the mind plays in being able to conceive. Generally speaking, I see a big connection between the mind and the body. For example, when I [...]

Emphasis on Trying

May 18th, 2007
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Yesterday I read the June 2007 issue of Body And Soul Magazine. On the last page, they had a list written by Terri Trespicio about “Ten Thoughts on Whole Living”. (By looking up this link, I just found out that this magazine, that I love is published by Martha Stewart’s company. You learn something new [...]

Mind-Body Fertility Link

April 21st, 2007
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A New Fertility Factor by Alice D. Domar Ph.D. Although the above article isn’t new as the title would suggest, I read a statistic that I hadn’t seen before that made so much sense. The article was written in 2004. What do we really know about fertility and the mind? For starters, we know that [...]

Withdrawing Our Attention

April 21st, 2007
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It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that disturb our mind. However, if the only way we know how to deal with certain objects is to avoid them, there will be a severe limit as to how far our spiritual practice can take us. -Lama Thubten Yeshe, [...]

Disappearing

July 31st, 2006
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My beautiful cousin in law, Jenn sent this to me this weekend. It was so touching and so beautifully told, I thought that you guys might like to check out the story and the site Storypeople. After reading the story, there are places for people to comment so be sure to read those as well. [...]