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A Beast in the Yeast - (Kicking Candida) pt. 2

Candida is a pathogenic yeast. While it occurs in small amounts in our gut it is ideally kept in check by healthy bacteria. Use of antibiotics, or eating too many carbs and sugars can allow bad bacteria to flourish and…Read more
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Why Yoga?

Yoga has helped me immensely.  It has helped me to relax, to learn to be at home in my body and in a lot of ways to grow mentally and spiritually.  That sounds like a lot, right? We'll it is.…Read more
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Three Types of Stress

Stress is caused by a lack of ease.  When a machine isn't functioning properly (like when a car runs out of oil) there is obviously going to be stress somewhere in the system. Eventually the system breaks down in the…Read more
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My "Awakening" in a Nutshell

I've mentioned my "awakening" a few times in this blog. So, what does this mean to me? Quite honestly, if someone had told me before this experience that I wasn't "awake". I would have thought it was a retarded idea. …Read more
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You hold the Key

Probably one of the most profound, and yet simple, of the epiphanies that I had during my awakening was this:

Physiologically speaking, I am both the experiencer and producer of stress.

What does this mean exactly? It means that my…Read more
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Returning to the Simplicity of Sound

The musician side of me likes order.  After all what is music? An ordering of sounds.  In many ways this can stimulate both the left brain and the right brain.  The left brain, as I looked at in an earlier…Read more
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Just Breathe - the Breath, the Heart and the Mind

Once I discovered binaural beats and being able to relax my mind by using these sounds to alter the brainwaves,  I also noticed the affect it had on my overall system.  I noticed that as my mind relaxes, my breathing…Read more
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I Don't Know

There are so many things I don't know.  This can sometimes be hard to admit as an adult, but those three little words are like magic.  They open the door to a thirst for understanding.

Last night I had an…Read more
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Sound is Form, Everything is Energy

Everything is energy.  Even as you are reading this your brain is using electrical impulses to decode and interpret the squiggles on this page (known as words) into information.  The information came from my thoughts and is transmitting in this… Read more
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Understanding the Shadow Pt. 1

For me, meditation, yoga and music therapies were not a straight line pathway to bliss and serenity. I think that was something that really caught me off guard and led to the culmination of anxiety for me.  I also think…Read more