Issue 4, Winter 2020 Dear Friends, Welcome to our winter issue and the launch of our new name: Foundation for Health Creation. Formerly called Friends of PAAM, we are a consortium of organizations and individuals dedicated to actively cultivating health and wellness through medicine, education, and agriculture. We are glad to have you with us!During the busy holiday … [Read more...] about Finding and Creating Warmth in Winter
Archives for January 2020
an article on parenting by Nancy Blanningfeatured in Lilipoh Magazine, Fall 2016 We live in a fear-filled world. This has always been true for humanity. Whether it has been threat from wild beasts, natural disasters, famine and starvation, war, plague and illness, or material poverty, humanity has always had big worries. In our own time we experience strongly that fear and … [Read more...] about Against Fear: The Michaelmas Call
a talk given by Simon Sinek One of the most powerful gifts we can give is our attention. In this talk, Simon Sinek explores the real social dangers of cell phones and makes practical suggestions on how to improve the situation. … [Read more...] about How Do Cell Phones Impact Our Relationships?
" 'Warmth' is the most powerful personality trait in social judgment, and attachment theorists have stressed the importance of warm physical contact with caregivers during infancy for healthy relationships in adulthood..." Read full article on US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health website … [Read more...] about Experiencing Physical Warmth Promotes Interpersonal Warmth
by Dr. Daciana Iancu Winter is the time for slowing down. The shorter days and increased cloud cover cause our senses to withdraw. We want to sleep more, ponder more and become more internal. As nature peels away its life forces, our natural tendency is to want to hibernate. There is less drive to be active and express ourselves and more desire to be in a contemplative mood. … [Read more...] about The Balance of Winter