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FROM THE EDITOR
Spirituality & Health Magazine
Yelena Bryksenkova • We spoke with painter and illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova about travel, the beauty of coziness, and making art just for oneself.
Can a food be a drug?
ARE YOU WOKE? AM I A NONE?
DO YOU HAVE A PLUCK-IT LIST?
NIETZSCHE’S PATH TO INNER PEACE • ALLEGRA JORDAN discovers the secret to becoming shallow.
WHY CRUSH AN ANCIENT STONE PIPE? • STEPHEN KIESLING explores an ancient battle between tobacco and gold.
ENJOY BEING ORDINARY • NEAL ALLEN says the process isn’t simple, but it’s easy. Just pick off the parasites …
Healing a Lifetime IN 3 DAYS • A DRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF CURING DECADES OF SUFFERING FROM CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES THROUGH THE PROCESS OF BRAIN RETRAINING.
DOES YOUR BRAIN NEED RETRAINING? • TRY THESE 12 SELF-TESTS FOR LIMBIC TRAUMA LOOPS
This Is Your Brain on Time • Our brain radically shapes time for our sanity, health, and happiness. Most of us don’t even notice the missing blink.
Knowing the Time to Rest • GAVIN FRANCIS TRAINED in emergency medicine and became an ER doc, but he grew frustrated by not knowing what happened to his patients, so he decided to become a family doctor. But the volume of patients, the complexity of their needs, and the fact that he was being asked to get involved in so many different areas of their lives proved overwhelming emotionally, which manifested as blinding headaches.
YOUR BASIC PRESCRIPTION
THE TIME TO WRITE • A MASTER CLASS FROM ANNE LAMOTT
become an herbalist
CHOOSING YOUR PATH
Conscious Dying Collective
Pacifica Graduate Institute
Divya Chandegra (Chit Ltd)
The Haden Institute
THE GIFT OF TIME • The holiday season is the perfect time to nourish our mind, body, and soul with the gift of quality time for ourselves. When we take time to de-stress, regenerate, and maintain our inner peace, we’re more likely to bring authentic happiness and harmony to others, be it in stores, traveling, or during gatherings. As the year comes to an end, we can carve out time to appreciate the moment, as it’s happening, while putting forth guideposts to support calmness the whole year through!
STRENGTHEN YOUR ROOTS • Wise ways to heal the past and bring more joy and peace into the future.
IMAGES THAT EDUCATE THE HEART
QUESTIONS TO WALK WITH
THE SACRED SPACE BETWEEN US
THE MONK AND THE ANTS
ONE MORE THING • LIKE A TREE