Becky Shafer

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A Simple Guide to Meditation

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>As a holistic physician, I find that meditation and meditative exercises like yoga and tai chi are some of the most powerful tools we have for optimal health. When practiced regularly, these time-honored exercises promote …

3 Ways to Better Control Your Mind and Thoughts

Maybe you don't have any trouble with your thoughts, but I do. Thoughts pop into my mind without my permission faster than a mosquito bites my skin on a sweltering summer afternoon. And, equally without my permission.<p>Descartes, father of modern philosophy, pointed to both the distinguishing …

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …

Pure Salvage: 10 Eclectic Tiny Homes Built with 99% Scrap

The premise of this small design-build firm is simple: almost everything you could want or need to build a new house is already in a a disused or …

Five Questions with Aaron Meola, founder of Portland record label Dropping Gems - The Fox Is Black

I was first introduced to the Portland-based label Dropping Gems two years ago when they released their first compilation, <i>Gem Drops</i>. I was shocked. …

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