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Punit Shah – People with Autism Make More Logical Decisions

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Decisions are based on the way choices are framed. This is because people use emotion when making decisions, leading to some options feeling more desirable than others. For example, when given £50, we are more likely to gamble the money if we stand to lose £30 …

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Energy Stew – Zen DeBrucke – 06.24.16

Are you in touch with Your Inner GPS? – Energy Stew interview with Zen DeBrucke

We all have a very helpful guidance system that can show us the correct paths to take.

Sometimes you can tell that it’s working for you but many times your mind and ego will override your sensitivity to it.

When we can learn to trust this Inner Guidance System, we can make the best decisions. It takes time to trust it because the mind wants to be more in charge yet just doesn’t know as much.

Zen DeBrucke has written a wonderful book, “Your Inner GPS” and I think you’ll want to hear what she has to say about it. Maybe she can help you tune into it better.

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Heart of Mind Radio – 05.13.16

On Today’s Heart Of Mind Radio, Host Kathryn Davis shares an interview with Sergio Magaña Ocelocoyotl on the history of the Toltec tradition. He explains the true meaning of the Calendar and gives insights on the transition within humanity as a consequence of entering the time of the Sixth Sun.

He also speaks about the tools the Aztec traditions offer for healing and transformation including Lucid Dreaming and the Obsidian Mirror.

Sergio will be in New York the weekend of May 13th through 16th offering training on these two techniques. Check below for details.

In the second segment, Kathryn will offer information about her upcoming Heart Of Mind Spiritual Support group. The next meeting is Wednesday May 18th. Our new meeting space is listed below.

Today’s Guest:

Sergio Magaña Ocelocoyotl, is a well-known and respected healer in Mexico City, who has been initiated into the 5,000-year-old Toltec or Toltecayotl lineage of Mesoamerica. The tradition began with the ancient Chichimecas, who transmitted it to Teotihuacans and then Toltecs, who then taught both the Mayans and Aztecs. Sergio is also trained in the Tol shamanic lineage (nahualism) of dreaming knowledge that has been passed on in the oral tradition without interruption from master to student for 1,460 years. He is the author of 2012-2021 Dawn of the Sixth Sun and The Toltec Secret: Dreaming Practices of the Ancient Mexicans, 2014.

He travels extensively and has a community of over 50,000 students in Mexico, the USA, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the UK. Sergio was chosen by his Nahuatl speaking teachers to be the one to bring the ancient knowledge of the Toltecs and Aztecs to the world. He is a well-known and respected healer in Mexico, who has been initiated into the 5,000-year-old Tol shamanic lineage (Nahualism) of dreaming knowledge of the Toltec or Toltecayotl lineage of Mesoamerica.

He is appointed by Club UNESCO to be the representative whose job it is to preserve Mexico’s Immaterial Nahuatl Culture. He was invited to perform the Toltec ceremony for the Winter Solstice of 2012 for UNESCO along with seven other indigenous traditions from around the world. He is an active presenter at many conferences worldwide, including – Gateways of the Mind conference sponsored by the prestigious Royal Geographical Society of London; Breaking Convention, sponsored by the University of Kent; Mind, Body, Spirit UK and Open Center in New York City.

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Unmasking The GMO Humanitarian Narrative – Colin Todhunter

Genetically modified (GM) crops are going to feed the world. Not only that, supporters of GM technology say it will produce better yields than non-GM crops, increase farmers’ incomes, lead to less chemical inputs, be better suited to climatic changes, is safe for human consumption and will save the lives of millions. Sections of the pro-GMO lobby are modern-day evangelists …

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Compassion meditation reduces ‘mind-wandering,’ research shows

Research at Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education shows that formal compassion training increases both mental focus and caring behavior. The practice of compassion meditation may be a powerful antidote to a drifting mind, new Stanford research shows. Compassion meditation focuses on benevolent thoughts toward oneself and others, as the researchers noted. It is different in this …