The Secret Teachings of Plants

The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 1591430356

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 315

View: 2972


Advocates the use of an intuitive cognition in order to discover plants' medicinal and nutritional purposes, including discussions of the scientific model's limits and how, once cultivated, it can be applied to disciplines such as medicine.

The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship

Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics

Author: E. Hernández,E. Rodriguez y Gibson,Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137431083

Category: Social Science

Page: 273

View: 4451


Examining a wide range of source material including popular culture, literature, photography, television, and visual art, this collection of essays sheds light on the misrepresentations of Latina/os in the mass media.

Tangled Roots

Dialogues Exploring Ecological Justice, Healing, and Decolonization

Author: Matt Soltys

Publisher: Healing Earth Press

ISBN: 0987958704

Category: Environmental justice

Page: 215

View: 3622



Emergent Teaching

A Path of Creativity, Significance, and Transformation

Author: Sam Crowell,David Reid-Marr

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1475802560

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 1865


Inspiring teachers to teach with more spontaneity and creativity within a highly constrained educational environment, this text demonstrates through descriptive stories strategies for emergent teaching. The text is consistent with the theoretical understandings and research in the complexity sciences but takes a narrative approach, giving examples through stories, myths, and parables.

The Intelligence of Flowers

Author: Maurice Maeterlinck

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791472744

Category: Nature

Page: 106

View: 9143


A new translation of one of Maeterlinck’s four great nature essays.

Awakening in Time

Practical Time Management for Those on a Spiritual Path

Author: Pamela Kristan

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 160844399X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 136

View: 5040


So many of us are on a spiritual path-we're cultivating presence, acknowledging our interconnections, assuming responsibility for our choices, and dropping old behavior patterns. Our spiritual awakening is happening in the midst of modern America where intense time pressure permeates the atmosphere, where there's no time for planning, priorities are out of whack, people constantly interrupt, and we're always putting out fires. Staying later, working more, or moving fasterwon't solve the dilemma. How do we live authentically in such an environment? Awakening in Time helps you manage your time sustainably, infuse your life with spirit moment by moment, and contribute to your own evolution and that of the world. You shift from doing more and doing it faster to engaging fully and appropriately with life. Time management becomes a spiritual, creative adventure full of satisfaction and sovereignty for yourself, and service to the greater good of all. Awakening In Time helps you take your life in hand, carefully and consciously, discovering new insights and trying out hands-on practices. You dig down to the root issues of Attention, Boundaries, and Choices-the ABCs of the new time management-where change has a better chance of taking hold and many of the surface problems resolve themselves. For example, getting distracted is an issue of Attention. When we learn how to maintain internal focus while responding to what's happening around us, distractions are less compelling. Feeling torn between several demands is a matter of Boundaries. Setting appropriately firm yet flexible boundaries allows us to consider demands from both the outside and the inside. Having too much to do in too little time is an issue of Choice. When we learn how to choose what serves both ourselves and the greater good, we can let go of the rest. As we practice the ABCs, we create a life of richness, complexity, satisfaction and simplicity.

Silence, Feminism, Power

Reflections at the Edges of Sound

Author: S. Malhotra,A. Carillo Rowe,Aimee Carillo Rowe

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137002379

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 3316


An interrogation of the often-unexamined assumption that silence is oppressive, to consider the multiple possibilities silence enables. The volume features diverse feminist reflections on the nuanced relationship between silence and voice to foreground the creative, meditative, generative and resistive power our silences engender.

The Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide

Over 250 Recipes for Natural Wholesome Aromatherapy

Author: KG Stiles

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624143067

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 464

View: 2377


Everything You Need to Know About Essential Oils for Pure Healing & Wellness Explore the world of natural, nontoxic essential oils for all aspects of your life. Stimulate your senses and soothe your body and soul with the popular practice that has become a respected, safe alternative to modern medicine. Learn all about essential oils to use for bettering your life and the lives of your family and friends. Included are: - Profiles of the most widely used essential oils - Formulas and blending guides with the most effective techniques for using them - Accurate application methods from time-honored poultices to modern day steam inhalation - Remedies for a wide range of ailments including muscle strain, headaches and skin problems - DIY personal care from beauty treatments, massage and cooking to moms & new babies, pets and spiritual healing - Over 300 stunning images This comprehensive guide is a must-have resource and welcome addition to the libraries of experienced and novice aromatherapists alike.