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Archive for March 14th, 2012

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/grieving/2012/03/complicated_grief_and_the_dsm_the_wrongheaded_movement_to_list_mourning_as_a_mental_disorder_.html

Since when did love someone and missing them become a mental illness?

When did we need to start medicating our love away????

What is wrong with these psychiatrists other than checkbooks that

must not be padded enough????

Grief isn’t something wrong, it’s being human!

Thanks to Annette Miller for photography and to CJ for her photo!

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Joanna Macy Workshop

Joanna Macy Workshop (Photo credit: Earthworm)

Joanna Macy‘s article in the Huffington Post… in case you missed it.

Want to read more of Joanna’s work?  Check out:

World as Lover, World as Self

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Click here for videoGoogle brought Thich Nhat Hanh on campus for a 1/2 day of mindfulness when co-author of  Lilian Cheung, Savor:  Mindful Eating, Mindful Life.

Here is a 4 minute clip of the whole idea.  Google has got to be an incredible company to work for, with all of their innovations and special projects.

Hope you enjoy!

Jennifer

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Exercise Promotes Stress Reduction

  • Exercise helps release built up tension from the body
  • Exercise can give you a venue for releasing happy tension as well
  • Exercise releases endorphins and other “happy hormones” in the body, promoting a feeling of well-being
  • Exercise helps promote overall health and wellbeing, which can also lessen your stress experiences
  • Some forms of exercise allow you to be social; other forms can allow meditative states, increase oxygen intake, raise self-esteem & improve quality of life
  • Yoga, Karate, Swimming, Walking, Biking, Non competitive sports like tennis, Hiking, Stretching

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