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March 2007 Archives

I found the following passage in Christian Hummel’s “Space Clearing Kit: Working with Nature to Enhance the Energies of Your Home.” She calls it “a personal demonstration of the transformational power of accepting what IS.” It only takes a minute […]

This week marks a time when Jewish families sweep their homes clean of any bread crumbs in preparation for Passover. Others clean this week because it’s spring and they can sweep dust bunnies out the door. I’ve known people who […]

This is so fascinating. I just discovered it. Dr. Peter D’Adamo, author of “Eat Right 4 Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight,” maintains a site with a fleet of good […]

Here’s a funny piece by a groovy yoga-practicing liberal who discovers a passion for firing pistols at a gun-shooting class. The article nicely explains how we can all hold different temperaments alive inside us. Here’s a brief excerpt: I believe […]

Fans of “The Secret” will want to read about ABC’s “Nightline” show that included experts expounding on the best and worst ways to interpret the “Law of Attraction” philosophy. (Including one of Beliefnet’s own editors, Valerie Reiss.) The show inspired […]

Diane Sawyer mentioned Friday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America” program that this Emily Dickinson poem is Elizabeth Edwards’ favorite. Hope Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never […]

The new yoga teacher I’m seeing every Thursday at 4 p.m. is a wonderfully odd duck. Last week, she played a depressing Nick Drake tune at what’s supposed to be the most blissful, relaxed moment of class. Yesterday–ZAP! POW! CRASH!–she […]

Lots of disagreement today regarding Al Gore’s weight, and what he should do about it. Writes CM reader Laurie Sue: “Weight gained via trauma-based consumption holds the trauma in place. And he, as a public figure who was beloved and […]

It bothers me that Al Gore is holding onto the weight he’s gained. Not because I’m anti-fat. Not because I want him to run again. But because I’ve always believed that his weight gain was due to the personal trauma […]

Thank you, James Keough, for telling us how we can sensibly sustain our bone health, in the April 2007 issue of “Alternative Medicine” magazine. In a courageous article titled “Bones of Contention,” Keough explains how osteoporosis is being “sold” to […]