by Dr. Carmen Hering WINTER 2021 I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of school teachers about how to approach the new challenges they are encountering in the classroom. After a year and a half of online learning, children have returned to school eager, but not just for learning. Students are eager for a whole host of social and sensory experiences that they … [Read more...] about Seeking Health through Touch
by Dr. Daciana Iancu 2020 will go down in history as a remarkable year. As our world is changing before our eyes, we might be wondering what the new normal will be like. While there are many challenges right now, there are also opportunities. We are at a crucial time in the history of humanity when we can help co-create the new normal that is to … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy at the End of 2020
by Amanda Jacobs This past March, as the world was waking up to the reality of Covid-19, I became ill with bilateral pneumonia. As the illness progressed, the days and nights became a fevered blur. Each moment felt more and more like a life-or-death contemplation. Thanks to the care and support of family, friends and dedicated medical care providers, I began recovering … [Read more...] about What is Health Creation?
by Ben Cherry originally published by socialinitiativeforum.org What is clear is that a hard road lies ahead. I imagine we can all agree on that. But inner change rarely takes place without pain, and our fear today can be seen as a symptom of awakening to realities that we had not had to face so consciously before. Like a comet bringing panic and awe to people of old … [Read more...] about The Medicine of Love (Within the Pandemic of Fear)
by Tonya Stoddard, LCSW When I first heard the term “social distancing” I thought it was a joke. I was getting ready to take my 11-year-old son, a ballet dancer, to his very first “real” ballet in the city. Though our seats would be jammed together in a very small space with little ventilation, our excitement was mounting by the minute. Then I received the email. The city … [Read more...] about Breathing in the Time of Covid-19