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I am heading to Canada in a week, for a special training in PPN psychology

I have been having second thoughts about my trip to the Northwest, to train in pre- and perinatal psychology and birth process work.  It is going to be expensive (for me) as I fly to Spokane Washington, and then drive to Nelson Canada.   250 more words

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Can gluten allergy be treated or cured?

Before today, I’m not sure what this answer would be.  Some doctors might say “no, it cannot be cured.”  After chatting with my acupuncturist however, and having him explain and then put in a semi-permanent acupuncture needle in my ear, I am thinking that my gluten sensitivity is already improving.   404 more words

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Coming to terms with Pharmacology

If you are not aware, I am in nursing school, along with a number of other activities to keep me busy. As my blog title page mentions, this is a blog about health and wellness and astrology and the Buddha-Dharma.   1,110 more words

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progress in the Dharma

I have titled this post “progress in the Dharma.”  I want to be clear about what I mean by that (and describe what this post will be about).   562 more words

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a horary astrological quandary

Recently, as in over the past 6 months or so, I have been having difficulty staying motivated in my current job.  There are aspects of my job that involve gross mismanagement and frankly I am getting bored.   1,812 more words

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Back in the school groove, issues with Pharmacology

I realize you might have been expecting a follow up to the Khenchen quotes from last post.  However, I have a test in Pharmacology this week and I am stressing a little.   481 more words

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Khenchen's skillful means are immeasurably vast

I had the chance to spend close to 2 hours privately with Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen during this recent retreat (and no, I did not twist his arm to have this happen).   660 more words

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