by Carol Gutzeit
Have you ever wondered what it means to love yourself? Love is an acronym for Living On Vital Energy. When you tap into your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy resources, you are truly loving yourself and can live from a place of harmony and joy...
Editor's Note from Melanie Webb: Have you ever found yourself spending too much energy on one aspect of yourself, at the expense of your overall health? Carol Gutzeit has spent 23 years perfecting her methods of building a solid structure of well-being, consisting of equal development of the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Carol shares how to have the energy to live a happy life in this article, The Art of Living on Vital Energy.
Exercise & Fitness
by The Seed Ambassadors Project
We are losing diversity, biologicaland social, at an unprecedented rate. This erosion of diversity directly limits our ecological and social resilience and adaptability within this changing world.
According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, crop genetic resources are disappearing at the rate of 1 to 2 percent a year. About 75 percent of agricultural crop diversity is estimated to have been lost since the beginning of the last century.
Editor’s Note: Saving your own seed can not only save you money, but it can also help increase the genetic diversity of our world’s seeds, which will help us to be more resilient in changing times. Plus it’s fun to do. This ‘zine written by the Seed Ambassadors Project will help you get started.
by Dr. Debbie Walhof
I would like to share some wonderful resources to help educate parents, teachers and the community on the topic of learning disabilities...
Editor's Note from Cynthia Lindner: Dr. Jo Anne Bishop and myself, as narrator, review childhood issues that hypnotherapy can be useful for and explain what a parent can expect during a hypnotherapy session for their child. The last minute of the video is a tutorial on using resources for finding a qualified hypnotherapist at www.APMHA.com which you are free to watch or skip.
Editor's Note: "Mom was right, eat your vegetables" according to Jasmin Singer, writer, activist and co-founder of OurHenHouse.org. In this video, Singer proclaimed transition to a vegan diet is not that difficult. There is a vegan version of every meat product out there. Also, Singer recommends to foster your community and tap into online resources when in transition. According to Singer, there is plenty of guidance out there for budding vegans. It is shocking how affordable, accessible and delicious it is to go vegan.
by Llyn Roberts
Ipupiara, whose name translates to “Fresh Water Dolphin”, was born into the indigenous Ureu-eu-wau-wau – the “People of the Stars” – when the tribe numbered 2,400 in 1943. Because their Amazon rainforests contain minerals, oil, and precious resources the Ureu-eu-wau-wau have been severely exploited during Ipupiara’s lifetime and only 42 survive...
Editor's Note from Peter Clark: Llyn Roberts was a long time friend of Ipupiara Peixoto. She had many amazing experiences with him, and this article recounts one of deep spiritual connection and shamanic healing. Ipu, also known as Bernardo Peixoto, was a multi-talented man whose impact was/is/will be felt in countless lives. A double PhD, speaker of many languages, consultant to the Smithsonian Institute, shamanic ambassador bridging several cultures, educator and healer, Ipu was cofounder of Native Cultural Alliance, an organization dedicated to the preservation and sharing of native cultures and wisdom.
by Michelle Pietrzak Wegner
Many of my students, clients and colleagues have been asking more and more about books and resources to help quench their thirst for knowledge and help propel their spiritual journey forward. This is just scratching the surface, but here are a few books that have helped me along the way...I hope in some way they speak to some of you...
Editor's Note from Vasilena Toneva: Autumn is a wonderful time to curl up with a great book. This article gives some great suggestions that can deepen your journey along the path of yoga.
by Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten,
ATH Asst. Editors of Family & Parenting
Parenting is not always easy. It comes with triumphs and tribulations. We wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. We were born to be parents. It definitely wasn't always easy, even as our children get older it's not always easy. Once a parent, always a parent...
Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten: Over the past few years through building our online parenting community we have built some great friendships with other authors. We wanted to provide parents with a list of resources you can use to assist you on your conscious parenting path. These authors write about a variety of topics: autism, connecting with nature, soul-to-soul parenting, alignment and joyful parenting. We even share an elementary teacher who believes in teaching children tools that will help them speak their inner truth and believe in themselves.
Family & Parenting
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