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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Apr 22

Aaron Alexander, author of The Align Method, joins us today to explore the power and the science of the brain-body connection.How the Brain-Body Connection WorksMovement is literally an expression of the way in which we think and feel. Our hormones act like messengers between our postural patterns and the states we experience.A trio of social psychology professors- Amy Cuddy from Harvard, Andy Nap from Yale, and Dana Carney from the University of California, Berkeley- explored this idea in 2010 when they popularized the idea of “high-power poses,” which were shown to boost levels of testosterone by around 20 percent and …

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Aaron Alexander, author of The Align Method, joins us today to explore the power and the science of the brain-body connection.How the Brain-Body Connection WorksMovement is literally an expression of the way in which we think and feel. Our hormones act like messengers between our postural patterns and the states we experience.A trio of social psychology professors- Amy Cuddy from …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 31 Mar 21

In ancient Jerusalem there was a gate called the Eye of the Needle which was so narrow that when a fully loaded camel approached it, all the bundles had to be removed so that the camel could pass through. Referring to this well-known image of his day, Jesus said, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”This is what comes to mind as I contemplate images of the Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal. Fully loaded with containers on their way from Asia …

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In ancient Jerusalem there was a gate called the Eye of the Needle which was so narrow that when a fully loaded camel approached it, all the bundles had to be removed so that the camel could pass through. Referring to this well-known image of his day, Jesus said, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 17 Dec 19

Photo of Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) by Peter HammerA lot of 1st-time visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand have an experience they can’t articulate e.g. they might say “I feel like I’ve come home at last”.I think what’s happening is that they meet a critical mass of peace and don’t know the word for it.Compared to other nations, a lot of NZ people have an easeful life, e.g. less fear of police, less corrupt institutions, more social connectedness, more intact welfare state. [Note I said by international comparison: also a lotta ppl have a terrible life in NZ.]The thing I call “peace” is encoded in the …

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Photo of Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) by Peter HammerA lot of 1st-time visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand have an experience they can’t articulate e.g. they might say “I feel like I’ve come home at last”.I think what’s happening is that they meet a critical mass of peace and don’t know the word for it.Compared to other nations, a lot of NZ people have an …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 17 Dec 19

Photo of Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) by Peter HammerA lot of 1st-time visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand have an experience they can’t articulate e.g. they might say “I feel like I’ve come home at last”.I think what’s happening is that they meet a critical mass of peace and don’t know the word for it.Compared to other nations, a lot of NZ people have an easeful life, e.g. less fear of police, less corrupt institutions, more social connectedness, more intact welfare state. [Note I said by international comparison: also a lotta ppl have a terrible life in NZ.]The thing I call “peace” is encoded in the …

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Photo of Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) by Peter HammerA lot of 1st-time visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand have an experience they can’t articulate e.g. they might say “I feel like I’ve come home at last”.I think what’s happening is that they meet a critical mass of peace and don’t know the word for it.Compared to other nations, a lot of NZ people have an …

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