WuFlu 2020: Hindsight

WuFlu 2020: Hindsight by Michael Braunstein Yeah, well, that was something. So far, this year has been three or four months of total insanity, a spring like no other. We don’t yet know how it will look when it’s finally in our rear view mirror. We can, however, reflect on the realities to date. Lockstep […]

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Earth Day at Fifty:

Earth Day at Fifty: Gaia Reacts by Michael Braunstein This Covid-19 virus thing? What if Earth has realized it is running a temperature, that it’s become infected and has become overwhelmed by toxins? What if Earth has identified the source as human behavior and now is doing something about it? Full disclosure: I’m a geezer. […]

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Unlearn

Unlearning Starts Here by Michael Braunstein When we are born, we don’t know much about the world. And that’s a good thing. Though we have intelligence, consciousness, a mind — our awareness for the first several years is based on internal guidance. As our body grows, our sensorium expands, we begin to form a mental […]

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Come What? May?

Come What!? May? by Michael Braunstein Ride it. Don’t fight it. So now, in the strangest spring of our lifetimes, just to make it stranger, we are told to remain strangers until at least May. Let us remember that the axiom, “survival of the fittest,” is false. For it is not the fittest that survive. […]

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Fear is but a Phantom

Fear is but a Phantom by Michael Braunstein There is no time like the present, the saying goes. It takes on a whole new meaning in March of 2020. The entire world is now joined in a technological consciousness that allows us to share our thoughts and observations in real time. That’s a lot of […]

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The New Deal: Alternative Routines

The New Deal: Alternative Routines by Michael Braunstein There’s a guitar sitting in the corner. I even have fresh strings upstairs. I’ve wanted to know how to play guitar all my life. And I’ve been around some pretty good players. That’s done nothing to inspire much more than envy. I’ve owned this acoustic guitar for […]

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Thought Creates

Thought > Belief > Feeling > Form by Michael Braunstein This is as simple as it gets. There is nothing in the world of form that is not preceded by thought. Nothing. A pencil, a car, a house, a pill, a tree or, yes, even a planet. All were preceded by a thought. Few among […]

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Is Your Nodding Off?

First, the numbers. All those bureaucracies have different ones, but in general fall in the same range. Up to 70 percent of Americans have severe sleep problems that rob their health. That’s 225 million of us, folks. The impact of poor sleep is monumental in terms of health and productivity. It’s killing us. Heartland Healing has written […]

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Why Acupuncture Works

Why Acupuncture Works:  A roadmap to healing — by Michael Braunstein There is a single, irrefutable fact that Western medicine recognizes but virtually ignores when it comes to healing: That is, that the body is nothing more than a ball of energy, with interactive frequencies and amplitudes determining the relative “health” of a human being. […]

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