Academia, Alternative Health, Alternative Medicine, Art, Conspiracy Theory, Criticism, Critique, Deconstruction, dysfunctional relationships, Education, Existentialism, Health and Healing, Health and Wellness, Hypocrisy, Logical Fallacies, Modernism, Paradigm Shift, Partisan Politics, Postmodernism, Religion, Sociology, Spirituality, Thomas Kuhn

Of Paradigm Shifts, Logical Fallacies and Process Philosophy


Step One "We admitted we were powerless over the New Age—that our Higher Selves had turned us into flakes." Step Two "Came to believe that a powerful bullshit detector could restore us to sanity." Step Three "Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of our lower selves and… Continue reading Of Paradigm Shifts, Logical Fallacies and Process Philosophy

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Boredom: What is it and how should we respond?


What is Boredom? Why would anyone other than someone who is bored be interested about the topic? Why write about it unless your creating solutions to a problem? Could boredom ever be healthy? Boredom is a feeling first and foremost. It lies at the root of many illnesses, so many in fact, that the modern… Continue reading Boredom: What is it and how should we respond?

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Ambivalence on Valentine’s Day: Par for the course or a solipsistic excuse?


“To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But then, one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy, one must love… Continue reading Ambivalence on Valentine’s Day: Par for the course or a solipsistic excuse?

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Aura Cacia Scents of Balance: Muladhara


  Aura Cacia is currently running a polished marketing campaign for their new roll on aromatherapy line based on the 7 chakras. Scents of Balance has great tips and ideas on their Chakra Journey Blog Their rolls on appear to be reasonably priced but they are a few dollars more than I would have expected depending on the retailer,… Continue reading Aura Cacia Scents of Balance: Muladhara

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The Doc now says bi polar medication is optional…


Well, I went off my med in January because I wasn't able to afford the prescription. I stayed in contact with the doctor once a month and kept her informed of every communication I sent my ex. Despite the fact that I have communicated with him and question if this is an example of an… Continue reading The Doc now says bi polar medication is optional…

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Seeking Telecommute Work


I have a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Health and Business Concentration. I have 17 years in Alternative Health and Wellness as a Massage Therapist and I have assisted the start up of a professional MT program at a community college. I am currently working on my Masters in Health Care Administration. I have social… Continue reading Seeking Telecommute Work