Reducing Anxiety Amidst a Pandemic

Reducing Anxiety Amidst a Pandemic

  • May 17, 2020

> Here we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and anxiety is through the roof. We’re surrounded by it in the media and in family and friends. It’s hard not to pick it up. And if we are anxious, our kids will pick it up too. Luckily, Yoga can help us understand anxiety, cope with ...

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Going to the core! – Training in Interpersonal Communication

There is nothing quite like it. When you hear about a communication course, you are likely to think of super-expensive professional training courses with lots of talks and power-points, providing you with slogan-like principles and starry-eyed promises of life-changing transformations far beyond the limits of credibility. Focus on group work At Acem’s training in interpersonal ...

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Reiki Mama, Mother Reiki

Reiki Mama, Mother Reiki

  • May 17, 2020

You might not be a mom but you have a mom and she’s made a lasting impression on you. Maybe you treasure her influence or maybe it feels more like influenza. Regardless, she’s a gift that keeps on giving. Unwrapping your mother’s gifts with Reiki Having trouble unwrapping your mother’s gifts? Try giving a Reiki ...

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American Psychological Association has published the results of studies that can help...

Here is a summation of a few: 1. Social media can make anxiety worse. Sally Chan from U of Illinois investigated anxiety post zika and found that people’s perception of risk increased by reading a …Read More———————By: Jennifer DubowskyTitle: American Psychological Association has published the results of studies that can help you deal with the ...

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Reiki & Spirituality

Reiki & Spirituality

  • May 17, 2020

Just back from London, bleary-eyed and jet-lagged but still functioning thanks to my Reiki practice, I noticed two surprises on this week’s calendar. Today is the 10th anniversary of my very first blogpost, and tomorrow marks the 12th year of our monthly public Reiki clinic at the JCC in Manhattan. Reiki WOW! Those milestones reminded ...

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Wandering in our free mental zone

Wandering in our free mental zone

  • May 16, 2020

By Carl Henrik Grøndahl Not a feeling The free mental attitude is associated with action, with the way we do something, sense, think, speak, act. When we enter the driver’s seat of a car for the first time, we aren’t able to drive effortlessly while simultaneously participating in a joyful or interesting conversation. The mental ...

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What was it like? – The first International Young Deepening Retreat

Zacharias Wolfe interviewed by Christina Schäfers. It spoke to me You‘ve taken part in Acem‘s first International Young Deepening Retreat ever – what do you think and, even more importantly, how do you feel about it? I really enjoyed Acem’s first young deepening retreat. I have been eager to go to a deepening retreat before ...

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My Bedside Manner Got Worse During The Pandemic. Here’s How I Improved

A young medical resident learns new ways to reach and comfort his ill hospital patients — despite protective barriers that keep them far apart. He starts by turning down the noise.(Image credit: Cornelia Li for NPR)Read More———————-By: Shahdabul FarazTitle: My Bedside Manner Got Worse During The Pandemic. Here’s How I ImprovedSourced From: www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/16/855664173/my-bedside-manner-got-worse-during-the-pandemic-heres-how-i-improved?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthPublished Date: Sat, ...

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Ayurvedic Wisdom for Healthy Body and Mind

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Healthy Body and Mind

  • May 16, 2020

> Tune into ancient Ayurvedic wisdom that offers guidance on keeping our bodies strong and our minds calm, amidst times of pandemic and stress. Ayurveda is a five-thousand-year-old natural system of healing that originated in India, rooted in longevity and preventative practices. The word Ayurveda has a profound meaning that helps us understand its purpose. ...

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I’ve looked at clouds…

I’ve looked at clouds…

  • May 16, 2020

Forever ago, when my sister and I were renaissance herbalists at the faire 4 months out of the year, we met a lot of interesting people. One day when most everyone was at the end-of-day joust, a woman stood out front of the shop with us and told us how she “read” clouds. That day ...

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