Archive for June 2010

Did it make you cry? The “Embrace Life” global-phenomenon PSA reflects how humanity is shifting

Videos go viral when they touch us deeply in a way that is basic to our human nature.  If you haven’t seen the “Embrace Life” public service announcement from the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership in the UK (http://www.sussexsaferroads.gov.uk/), view it here: I’m a weeper, so of course […]

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Look how our world is changing for the better: Fashion show for all abillities

Watch this short but inspiring video (link below) about a fashion show for all abilities here in Madison, Wisconsin!  When I was a kid, nonstandard abilities and states were considered embarrassing.  Today we are increasingly celebrating their innate beauty and perfection. How did the world change like this?  By […]

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What is healing? One answer: Looking inside yourself for your potential and letting it OUT

Daria, here.  I’m having a personal makeover and getting a special photo taken tomorrow, and it’s already been a surprisingly healing experience.  You might not think of hair, makeup and clothes as very deep, since they all go on the surface of the body, but think about […]

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What vastly improves your life (and the world) that you could do much better with a little focus?

A radio with a poor receiver plays a lot of static.  It’s hard to hear what’s going on.  Details are lost.  The station fades in and out and needs constant attention to retune it.  A poor receiver is tiring to use, and a lot of work with less enjoyment. In your […]

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FREE AUDIO: “How to Change the World”

How can you help heal the world?  Where do you start?  What does it take? Listen to this 30-minute call as Daria Boissonnas, Founder of the Global Institute for Awakening, tells her story of how she discovered the answer to this question and how she knows YOU can change […]

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Inspiration: You’re never too old or too young to start to change or heal the world

Sunday I cracked open the newspaper and got SO inspired I had to share.  Check out these kids who have made a big difference by starting amazing services to empower and take care of others!  They are changing the world, and have been selected by Parade Magazine […]

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Healing a tornado funnel cloud: do you think it made a difference?

One thing about thinking of yourself as a healer and being aware of your profound ability to make a difference in every moment is that interesting healing opportunities crop up everywhere!  Yesterday we drove home in a torrential downpour from touring the town’s brand new high school.  […]

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Better writing tip: What’s the difference between i.e. and e.g. anyway?

There are many deep, unknowable mysteries in life, but the difference between “i.e.” and “e.g.” is not one of them.  For some Friday fun, let’s get these obscure terms straight. The abbreviations are so ancient they come from Latin.  Once I learned what they stood for, they made sense and […]

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Healing poison ivy exposure this weekend, hope you’re faring better!

From the Director’s Notebook, newsletter 1 June 2010 Our house guest arrived Friday with a surprise case of poison ivy on her arm from weeding the garden just before she left.  The rash developed as she traveled here and itched considerably when she arrived.  I’ll spare you a visual, […]

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