Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Biofeedback is a concept that has been around for quite awhile. In the last 30 years, one specific area of interest has been heart rate variability (HRV). Using biofeedback systems to increase heart rate variability to the level of resonance may reduce inflammation and improve health.
This week, Rev. Tara explores this strategy, as reported by author Jo Marchant, in her book, Cure. All are welcome to come to this free class which begins at 7 pm in the sanctuary. There's no need to sign up ahead.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
A park in Paris at lunchtime
The subtitle for this week's chapter in Cure: A Journey to the Science of Mind over Body is "The Secret Power of Friends." That is one of author Jo Marchant's research findings. However, as Rev. Tara will explore, there is more to living long and well, and as our teaching reminds us, What we think and believe matters.
Wednesday Night free classes are open to all, with no need to sign up. And you are welcome to sit in our meditation room upstairs before class, beginning at 6:15 pm.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Based on Chapter 9, "Enjoy the Moment," in Cure: A Journey to the Science of Mind over Body, this week's free Wednesday night class begins at 7 pm. All are welcome, there is no need to register.
Monday, July 23, 2018
|Photo collage courtesy of team member Nancy Reynolds|
Wednesday evening, Dr. Edward and his teammates will share their stories in photos and videos. It will be a joyous celebration of the power of love and grit. All are welcome to the program which begins in the sanctuary at 7 pm, in place of our regular Wednesday Night Wisdom class.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Feeling alone and unsupported can make any task more difficult. In Chapter 7, "Talk to Me," author Jo Marchant shares examples of how a caring presence supports people through experiences as different as childbirth and the end of life. This Wednesday evening, Practitioner Siota Belle leads a free one-hour class on why caring matters. The class is open to everyone and begins at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
Thursday, July 5, 2018
eople who are distracted or engaged in a pleasant activity may forget about problems and challenges; sometimes their awareness of pain or discomfort also decreases or goes away. Pain management specialists are exploring this phenomenon as a way to manage severe pain -- virtual reality may provide a remarkable complement or alternative to traditional pain medications. At this Wednesday's free class, Practitioner Siota Belle looks at Chapter 6, "Rethinking Pain," in Jo Marchant's book Cure. What we give our attention to makes a difference. Wednesday Night Wisdom is a free, one-hour class open to everyone. The class begins at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Many medical professionals remain skeptical of the value of hypnotism in treating different conditions. In Chapter 5 of Cure: A Journey to the Science of Mind over Body, scientist-journalist Jo Marchant presents some evidence for the benefits of hypnosis. Come to Wednesday's free class as Rev. Ruth Barnhart explores this topic and its relationship to Science of Mind teachings. Class begins at 7 pm. All are welcome.