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Nov 17, Ransom Stephens: Left Brain Speaks, the Right Brain Laughs

November 17th, 2016

You Mean I’m Not “Right Brain” or “Left Brain”? Opening Remarks: Oh, no! Another perfectly good belief that has allowed us to understand and work with ourselves for many years needs to be tossed! Instead, we apparently maintain our brains like a well-working two-party legislative system: We collaborate “across the aisle” between the two hemispheres! Find out how […]

Sept 8, Michael Brown: Cat Tales for Mariette

September 9th, 2016

Were you with us, a few years back, when I talked with Michael Brown about his “Presence Process,” a step-by-step approach to making deep personal change? He calls intimacy “into-me-and-see.” Were you with us, later, when I talked with Michael Brown about “The Radiance of Intimacy,” in which he asserted our work with intimacy as […]

Feb 18, Arlene Weintraub: Vital Role of Dogs in Finding/Healing Cancer

February 20th, 2016

Some dogs possess the remarkable ability to sniff out early stage cancerous tumors, “diagnosing” the illness in someone they love. Dogs also suffer many of the same cancers we humans suffer, such as breast cancer and lymphoma. Dogs, then, may possess some very important keys in helping us all detect, and heal cancer—in themselves and […]

Feb 11, MJ Domet: Voiceless Whispers: Nature’s Messages

February 13th, 2016

Do You Communicate With The Animals You Know? We once adopted Alice, a beautiful Maine Coon cat who had grown up in one place, but got booted out at the age of 12, because one of the children in the home became deathly allergic. After sequestering Alice for three weeks, we gradually allowed her access to the out of […]

Nov 12, Russell Friedman: Grief Recovery from Pet Loss

November 5th, 2015

According to the AAVA, Americans owned more than 157 million pets in 2012. Americans LOVE their pets! A big problem with pets, however, is that their lives are shorter than human lives. We love them, and lose them far too soon for us. How do we deal with losing them? What do we need to […]

Oct 1, Zach Skow, Marley’s Mutts: Amazing Dog (& Human!) Rescue

September 26th, 2015

As a psychotherapist, I have often advised people who are depressed or otherwise upset in their life to do “Selfless Service.” “Selfless Service” involves doing for others, without concern for what we might get out of it. Zach Skow set about doing for others—dogs who have been deserted, maimed, tortured, lost or otherwise traumatized. He […]

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