misperceptions and truths about food

Nutrition Badassery: Examining and Addressing Eating Disorders an interview with Libby Parker MS, RD

In Conscious Life Spaces Conversations Podcast we explore and learn about the topic of eating disorders with Libby Parker MS RD. Libby helps people find their way through the subjective world of food and body image through nutrition. The author of the upcoming book Permission to Eat, Libby helps us to understand this complex topic. It looks different for so many. The Invisible Diseases We Classify As Eating Disorders, An… Read More »

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Sound energy healing, the ‘mechanics’ of so​und

Human beings know a lot about sound and the mechanics behind it. Yet, science hasn’t come to any real solid measured conclusions on how sound directly works on the energetic and physical bodies we house or how it heals them. There are theories, data, some known facts and like any subject, our knowledge continues to expand but we still don’t really know. Luckily, new discoveries are being made all the… Read More »

What is a sound bath? Conscious Life Space

No water required: Sound baths, singing bowls, and sound energy healing

A sound bath sounds deliciously relaxing and you don’t even really have to ‘achieve’ anything. If you haven’t heard about a sound bath before, we’ll look at what it is, how they are created and how they relax and heal us. No water required The most important thing that you need to know is that when you do ‘take’ a sound bath, the only thing you have ‘to do’ is… Read More »

Three ways to reduce stress naturally - yoga, meditation and plant supplements

3 Ways to Reduce Stress: Rejuvenate & Restore Your Body Naturally

The therapeutic effects of yoga, meditation and CBD oil

Stress impacts the young and old. Periodically stress simply reminds us that we’re alive. But perpetual and unending stress does a number on us and can result in a mood or anxiety disorder. No one is immune in our modern life as it appears to place demands on us that can become overwhelming and create stress and anxiety. We can find ourselves living by rote and unaware or even sink… Read More »

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Recharging Your Mind, Body, and Soul

The effortless way to self-care (tools to use)

Recharging is essential for your mind, body, and soul and if anyone out there is suffering from burnout, it’s time to take control of your time and make time for yourself. Here’s how I went from exhausted and depressed to letting go of struggle and creating a daily self-care practice. Exhausted & Depressed When I was a new mom, I quickly became totally exhausted and depressed. I had abandoned taking… Read More »

Healing Trauma - Conscious Life Space Conversations podcast - episode 5 Tammy Hatherill

A holistic approach to healing, a conversation with Tammy Hatherill

Episode 5 Suffering from a traumatic event or multiple events can disrupt life as you know it. Trauma comes in many forms. Whether or not you experience it directly or indirectly it is an experience that shapes your beliefs about how the world is or isn’t. It can be a threat to one’s existence or a serious injury, or even it can be that you have witnessed harm to someone… Read More »

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My Beautiful Ugly Foot

Finding beauty in the difference

A few years ago, a sloppy surgeon butchered my right foot. I went to Dr. Garrett for routine bunion surgery and left his office traumatized. He lopped off a full third of my second toe and made bending my big toe ever again impossible. I used to be a distance runner and suffered significant foot pain from my bunions whenever I ran more than ten or twelve miles, which I… Read More »

Five elements and the Body - The Wheel of Creation

Pancha Maha Bhuta, Five Elements

The Wheel of Creation & The Elements and the Body

As the research for the Surya the Sun God article was coming together, I thought it would be a good idea to delve further into the five elements of creation referred to as Pancha Maha Bhuti or sometimes called Pancha Maha Bhuta. The concept is that there are five elements in the creation and in everything. As you may know, having to find the answers on the internet can be… Read More »

The Human Brain by Albrecht von Haller (c. 1776)

Does acupuncture work by re-mapping the brain?

Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at a time bereft of tools such as genetic testing or even a modern understanding of anatomy, so medical philosophers did the best they could with what was available – herbs, animal products and rudimentary needles. In the process, perhaps, they stumbled on an effective medical approach. In the past century,… Read More »

Meditation on Death Image collage on Conscious Life Space by Amy Adams

Memento Mori, Looking at Death

It’s already some years ago when the idea for an interactive art project on death came to my mind. It evolved from real life experience watching from the sidelines as people that I knew throughout my life died prematurely. All of them from taboo methods – drug overdose, suicide, etc. Most of the people were no longer present in my daily life but I heard, watched and was broken hearted… Read More »