Carl Lehrburger sidesteps the dusty drone of many a scholarly tome. He follows the diffusionist debate since the 1970s with compassionate, bilateral fairness that often convinced me (the eternal skeptic) of exactly what he argues against—only to turn again with the next wave of evidence and refined speculation.
Regardless of the art form, art allows us human beings to express a part of our inner selves. In a single expression of art many people can see themselves or relate to it, so art reaffirms our sense of oneness.
With City Council’s approval of a new bikeshare system last November, the city is rolling full speed ahead toward the late-2015 launch of Breeze, a 500-bicycle smart-bike sharing system.
“‘Women Can Build’ says it all: the powerful, beautiful women working in these factories can do anything they set their minds to.”
When we are physically ill or out of balance, western medicine addresses the body with a standard protocol of solutions. Tested methods of physical therapy, such as chiropractic, massage and acupuncture, can also be extremely useful, but there are other modalities that elude scientific research and go a step beyond.
Today, more than ever, we are a global village, which is the outer expression of a great underlying truth: we are one human family.
With thoughtful insight, generous sharing and sometimes-awkward honesty, the author takes us through the vicissitudes of that difficult passage to a place of self-fulfillment and inner peace.
Whether it’s painting, singing or writing, a growing number of people suffering from chronic pain—who total an estimated 100 million adults—are using the creative arts as a form of therapy. Medical authorities say different forms of creative expression can offer fulfillment and relief.
Early each morning before anyone else was awake, I swam out to the wooden raft, ditched my bikini and floated on my back, gazing at the trees encircling the lake. Never had I felt so free and nurtured—the warmer surface water hugging my bare body and the crystalline sky and green treetops saturating my eyes and spirit.
Scans revealed that the mentally healthy children who had nurturing mothers had nearly a 10 percent larger hippocampus.