“Finding You” Book Tour Kicks off in Killingworth

Connecticut, that is. Renee Rhodes, sculptor and clinical psychologist, is the living embodiment of Finding You in a World of it. She meets EVERYONE! What an absolute joy! Check out her amazing sculptures. Renee lives on a heavily wooded 11 acres that abuts another thousand acres of state forest. It’s breathtaking. Her sculptures appear like fairies amidst the trees and rocks and streams. So Dr. Rhodes invited 40 or so colleagues and friends for a “Forest Summit” on the subject of healing, and asked Dr. Nancy Reuben and myself to address this group. But let’s let Renee tell the story:… Read More

Tao of Buberville

Human life itself is the bearer and reality of all transcendence. Tao, ‘the way,’ is unity in change and transformation, and the perfect revelation of Tao is the man who combines the greatest change with the purest unity. Though Tao is the path, order, and unity of everything, it exists in things only potentially until it becomes living and manifest through its contact with the conscious being of the united man. Tao appears in men as the uniting force that overcomes all deviation from the ground of life, as the completing force that heals all that is sundered and broken.… Read More

Parkinson’s Disease and Taijiquan

Did you catch the NPR report about Parkinson’s Disease and taijiquan? It’s also in the New England Journal of Medicine. There was a substantial reduction in rate of falls in the taiji group (one hour, twice weekly, six months). UCLA brain scientist Dr. Michael Irwin thinks that the practice of taijiquan re-trains the areas of the brain that control movement. While this is hardly new ground for most of us in the body/mind/spirit integration network, it is always good to hear when the scientific community tests it out and confirms our experience. For many reasons, integrative activities like taijiquan don’t… Read More