Category Archives: Michaela on Medicine

All about health

A bead of mercury

A beautiful talk by Cynthia Bourgeault on centering prayer. This talk is very much in line with my own personal experience of the biological functionality of letting go.

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A problem that has not been fixed

A TED talk on how we get to believe what we believe in medicine. Courageous talk, courageous man…

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Honor the gift

Ian Mc Gilchrist talks about the natural and cultural history of the divided brain and why we tend base everything on what we – believe – to know.

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Yoga – at your own risk

There is an interesting article in today’s NYTimes about the often unwanted side effects of yoga – like trauma and injury. Apart from that, I have often encountered symptoms of energetic imbalances and fluctuation in people with a yoga routine. … Continue reading

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A conscious mind

Prof Antonio Damasio on how  the brain creates our sense of self ?

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Mental Health

Dr. Daniel Siegel on how he mind uses the brain to create itself

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The promise that is never kept

A talk with Adyashanti about ” the place of not knowing” and addiction. What does it mean to rest in the unknown and how do we pierce through the many addictions that keep in the seemingly infinite loop of incarnation … Continue reading

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Dhaka’s Miracle Factory

Cholera, the silent killer, plagues Dhaka regularly, but the local hospital is pioneering a preventative approach which could bring hope to millions.

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Radical acceptance

By BENEDICT CAREY  Are you one of us? The patient wanted to know, and her therapist — Marsha M. Linehan of the University of Washington, creator of a treatment used worldwide for severely suicidal people — had a ready answer. It was … Continue reading

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God knows where I am

A griping article about a patient who rejects her diagnosis, refused all psychiatric medication and drifted to the edge of society. God Knows where I am

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