The Science of Breath and Spirit: A Young Scientist’s Adventures in Breath at the Ann Arbor Zen Buddhist Temple

By Catherine Carr This article was originally published in the Crazy Wisdom Community Journal, Issue #74. Read issue #74 here! “Are you connecting with your breath?” Rev. Haju asks me, leaning forward to inspect my posture. Her eyes are hawk-sharp but loving. It’s a powerful…

A 24-Hour Yoga Practice

ay I practiced yoga for a full 24 hours. Whoa, right? Sounds like an intense, almost insane practice. Why would anyone do yoga for 24 hours straight? Well, it was a crazy practice, but not in the way you would think. What if I told you that I didn’t practice one Asana (yoga posture) or movement? What would you think? Where would your mind go? Would you ask, ho

Why Your Gut Won’t Heal – And What You Can Do About It

Peristalsis is the beginning and end of our digestion. To put it simply, peristalsis is for the gut what a heart beat is for the heart. It is a giant, wave-like muscular contraction from the esophagus to the large intestine that pushes food along. Without peristalsis, food doesn’t move.

Our Southern Neighbors: Holistic Practitioners in Lenawee County

While Ann Arbor may be the center of holistic living in southeastern Michigan, the wave of conscious living has rolled across the state. A major area of growth for conscious living practitioners and educators can be found in the heart of Lenawee County.

Hands on Heart Healing with Julie Kouyate

“The uniqueness of BodyMind coaching is that it’s not all about only creating a mindset shift. Touching the body with expertise and awareness is a different experience, and more impactful to the work of coaching,” explained Julie.

Renewal for the Body, Mind, and Spirit at Grass Lake Sanctuary

by Petual Brown Originally published in the Crazy Wisdom Community Journal, issue #72. See the original post here. Clinical trial. Deductible. Dosing. Pre-op. Protocol. Blood work. If you are familiar with any of these terms, you’ve likely had some encounter with health care services in…

Mindfulness For Little Ones

by Grace Helms Kotre, MSW Originally published in the Crazy Wisdom Journal issue #73. Read the original article. Imagine a group of four-year-olds sitting cross-legged on the floor, eyes closed, listening intently to the sound of a chime. As the ringing stops, the children’s hands…

End Of Life Doulas Aren’t Afraid to Talk About Death, by Merilynne Rush

Originally published in The Crazy Wisdom Journal, Issue#71, Fall 2018. Read the original article here. I am so blessed to be able to talk to people who are grappling with death. Mostly, I speak with the caregivers. They reach out to me because they feel like…

The Subtleties of Intuition by Amy Garber

Read the original post here. (Amy Garber is a is a psychic/intuitive who aids people on their path with channeled readings. Her article on Intuition was featured in our September through December 2015 issue.)   In my interactions with students and seekers, I have found that people often…