Becoming the Healing Presence

Blog URL: http://becominghealing.blogspot.com/

Integrative healthcare practitioner, Kate Sciandra, records her experiences in her journey to understand, embody and teach others in becoming a healing presence.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: alternative health care, healing, body work, body mind therapy, training, Minnesota, ortho-bionomy, integrative health care

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Ungrateful Pre-Teens? on Sep 24, 2009 in gratitudeSo I've been using this "Gratitude Log" on line (yes, I know I could use a "real" journal - but then, would I?) for about a 4-5 weeks now. Well, frankly, not every day - but often, more than once a week.I saw this article about how researchers at UC...



The Black Hole of the Mind on Jul 30, 2009 in Healing Presence, brain, mindfulnessThe brain is an odd thing. It can take visual information in, recognize it as a certain type of data, interpret it, and then stop.I went to the Northwestern Health Sciences University website's Continuing Ed page to check out my class listing, and fo...



Emerging From the Hole to Reach For a Pillow in the Night on Jul 21, 2009 in Dogen, compassion, empathyYou know that scene in the movie "Raising Arizona" where John Goodman emerges, pulling himself from the sucking mud after tunneling out of prison? I sort of feel like that.One of the things I found useful in pulling myself out into the air and the ra...



Quantum Mechanics: The Dreams Stuff is Made Of on May 28, 2009 in quantum physics, matter, transition, Healing Presence, oppenheimerYOIKS! It's almost June and I haven't posted since March.I've been a bit overwhelmed; I've taken on another job that starts at 6:00 am. Yes. 6:00 am. I'm thinking I'm going to cut back a bit on the number of hours I'm working; 20 hours along with e...



A Rest Stop in the State of the Sublime on Apr 20, 2009An Adobe AbodeTranslation is such a tricky thing. Pali is the original language of the buddhist liturgy and is, essentially, a dead language. Combine this with the cultural gap between modern Westerners and ancient South Asians and translation become...



My Big Brain on Mar 24, 2009 in barrier, brain, poetryI am in the middle of a study group of sorts (Spring Practice Period) and the theme is "Silence and Expression". Our homework was to find our barrier, get in the middle of it, and then express something about it in some creative fashion. I wrote this...