A List of Virtues

Virtues are positive aspects of self (definitions of love).  All of the virtues can be used in the affirmations that accompany Mindful Breathing and Walking Meditation.  For example: “Listening” on the in-breath, “Understanding” on the out-breath or extended to “I am listening” on the in-breath and “I understand” on the out-breath.  There are many virtues that are not listed here. Create a list of your own. Page 93 Pathways to Wholeness Acceptance        Accountability         Adaptability         Alertness Balance              Beauty                    Belief                  Centeredness Choice               Clarity                     Comfort              Communication Compassion     Compromise          Consciousness  Consistency Contentment     Courteousness      Creativity            Dependability Devotion           Diversity                 Earnestness       Education Empathy           Excitement             Expressiveness  Exuberance Faith                …

Friends Supporting Friends

  A heart filled with love A warm hand to hold. Good deeds accomplished No tangled strings to unfold. A bond is formed That can’t be seen. Lives are enriched Our world just gleams! More love exists. Poem by Janet Nestor 1-16-2011 My friend Diana Gardner – Williams is a great example of a Friends Supporting Friends. She organized a wonderful Grand Opening of Sharon Ellis-Wiley’s new Chanel Lace Hair Gallery on Battleground Avenue in Greensboro, NC December 14, 2011. She invited her friends to invite their friends, and welcome Sharon Ellis-Wiley’s new business to Greensboro. We did … and…

The Healing Code

I finally gave in and purchased this book. It delivers, in a easy to read manner, some very important universal truths about human  health and wellness. And it defines and explains the Healing Code we can use today! The authors talk about stress as the cause of all the diseases and distressors that plague mankind. And it talks about energy healing as the way to reverse and prevent disease. Energy Healers have known this for centuries. We see the healing that takes place in our offices and the offices of our fellow energy psychologists and energy healers. Modern Western Science…

Why Detoxify?

We live in a polluted world. Our environment, air supply, water and foods are full of herbicides, pesticides, chemicals of all kinds, and normal every day allergens like dust and mold. Our organs and our bodies get worn down by all the extra work they do attempting to filter out all of the pollutants and allergens. The world has seen an increase in cancer, lowered male sperm count, heart disease, birth defects – including developmental disabilities and many other illnesses and disorders since the early 1900’s. Here are some statistics: Over the last 50 years 70,000 chemicals have been introduced…

Stress Reduction

Mindful Living Reduces Stress and increases the Relaxation Response so we can live in a state of inner peace. If we undergo a particularly stressful time, we know how to manage the stiff current. Sometimes we don’t recognize stress as stress and call it other things.  How many times have we had that WOW response when we realize that we are all keyed up about something? Here is a terrific definition of stress taken from The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook 4th edition Davis, Eshelman and McKay:New Harbinger Publications Stress Responses – Emotional, Cognitive, Physiological Stress responses can be simple…