Resources and Connections
Prem Rawat was my first spiritual teacher. I met him in 1970, traveled to India with him and lived in his ashram in the US for 7 years. He taught me how to find the source of peace inside and opened my heart, I will always be grateful to him. Explore the video tab.
Tara Brach is a psychologist, meditation teacher and author. She expresses profound truth and shares it freely on her podcast, look for Tara Brach on iTunes. Every week she shares a lecture and a guided meditation.
Matt Kahn is a spiritual teacher and intuitive who combines a heart-centered awareness of unity consciousness with a profound understanding of the mystical nature of reality. He can assist you in your journey of embodying a reality of more peace, ease, and love than ever before.
Bert Hellinger is the originator of Family Constellation work. This is his International site, it includes Bert Hellinger’s workshop itinerary and articles. Family Constellations address our connection to our family and ancestors and others, their significance to our well being and how to repair connections that are damaged or unknown.
Suzi Tucker is one of the first Family Constellation Facilitators in the United States who organized Bert Hellinger’s first trips to the US. She has a wonderful way with words and expresses the essence of the work superbly. She also runs her own trainings and workshops.
The Hellinger Institute of DC is an educational institute founded to teach and promote the Family Constellations approach to individual and family issues developed by Bert Hellinger. The institute is based in in Bethesda, Md., and sponsors workshops and training programs and offers a large selection of books, DVDs and other constellation tools in its online store.
Byron Katie sees the perfection in all things as they are. How we are reflected in those around us. She has wonderful worksheets that will lead you through a turnaround process that can turn judgment into compassion and love.
Dr. David Jernigan gives an Overview of Heart Math in this youtube video about the importance of the congruence of heart and mind. He also offers a method to accomplish it.
Matt Killingsworth’s Track Your Happiness project monitors happiness in real time. Hundreds of thousands tracking their feelings have revealed that we are happiest when we are immersed in the moment.
Does mindfulness-based somatic awareness (cultivated through attention to breath, body sensations) change the brain? Catherine Kerr received a B.A. from Amherst College, and a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University and worked at Harvard Medical School. Currently, her work focuses on using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and other tools to investigate brain mechanisms underlying body-based attention and healing.
Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. Learn how the right brain experiences the world when the left brain has gone off line.
Meditation teacher and former Buddhist monk Matt Daniell presents a brief introduction to meditation and the power of awareness to silence the “inner war.”
At the heart of both interpersonal neurobiology and the mindsight approach is the concept of “integration” which entails the linkage of different aspects of a system — whether they exist within a single person or a collection of individuals. The link above is to a wonderful wheel of awareness exercise.
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http://drdansiegel.com/resources/audio_clips/ “domains of integration” wonderful. Dr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center.
Fear processing exercise. This is a wonderful exercise for whatever emotion or pain you have that you have tried to overcome or divest yourself of. I considered rewriting it but she states it clearly and beautifully. It helps to have support, I recommend doing this exercise with someone else present if emotions are likely to overwhelm you.
TRE (Tension & Trauma Release Exercise) is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. Created by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, TRE is a muscular shaking/vibrating mechanism. When it is activated in a safe and controlled environment, the body is encouraged to return back to a state of balance. I am a certified teacher of this effective method of releasing trauma.