Chattering Mind
August 2006 Archives

“…we all have the ability to rule our own world and live with confidence. To do this, we need to use our daily lives to be strong, as opposed to aggressive, and to act with wisdom and compassion. This may […]

Astrologer Shelley Ackerman generously mentions her affiliation with in this Wall Street Journal article about how minimizing the planetary stature of Pluto could have complicated astrolgoical effects. “Whether he’s a planet, an asteroid, or a radioactive matzo ball, Pluto […]

Do you love Garry Wills? Read his article “Christ Was Not a Christian” here. He writes: “For two years, Jesus slipped through all the traps set for him. He moved like a fish in the sea of his lower-class fellows. […]

“The mind carries its own confusion unless we bring about clarity. Our self-esteem is so vulnerable that our mind comes to our rescue to protect ourselves against the light that would shatter us…It requires a lot of courage to face […]

Well, I hope playing rock music met the negative chi of your messy closet or basement head-on ! Today, we’re going to be more assertive with these disaster areas, but we’ll fall just short of disassembling them. This is gentle […]

Thanks to CM reader Stephan for providing us with this cool link to the Q-link necklace, which some people believe can increase your energy and provide protection from EMFs. Let’s not argue about it. Those who believe will buy, and […]

You’ll find a great radio conversation here (scroll down to Take Charge of Your Health, Friday August 4, 12 p.m.) between clinical nutritionist and radio personality Corinne Furnari, and cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra. They cover metabolism, weight, and chronic fatigue […]

Everyone has a problem area of their home where unused belongings fester for years. This can be tough since often we could really use that space for our trance-dancing, healing work, sauerkraut crocks, or singing bowls. So, let’s get rid […]

You DID, however, like my chattering thoughts on the reduced importance of physical beauty, beauty you have to mimic or buy. Says Stacey-Robin H. Johnson: “I think culture-by-culture we are becoming more aware of our true selves, sans 6-pack abs.” […]

You know, as I was editing your posts about beauty above, my mind cast back to two icons of glamour when I was a tiny girl: Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe. When my Dad was out of town, I sometimes […]