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Psychological Stress and Heart Health

This month my focus is on the connection between psychological stress and heart health. A recent New York Times article, “Stress May Be Your Heart’s Worst Enemy” outlines the results of a study published in November 2021 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), as well as other studies showing a link between […]

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Four Chambers of the Heart: A Shamanic Perspective

Those who appreciate anatomy marvel at the heart, a beautifully intricate four-chambered organ that beats over 100,000 times per day and delivers nearly 2000 gallons of life sustaining blood to every cell in our body. If we go beyond the physical, we learn much from the indigenous people of equatorial Africa who describe the four chambers of […]