Planet Ashram


  • Posted on: 30th August 2016 / in: Uncategorized

    Menopause Messages from the Orcas

    One day while driving to Trader Joe’s to shop for groceries, I was listening to NPR and a story came on about menopause. Being of a “certain age” I was eager to hear what the report was about. I sat there listening in fascination as the scientist divulged that “only three known mammals experience the

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  • Posted on: 14th January 2016 / in: Uncategorized

    Yoga can prevent / reverse the effects of chronic pain on the brain

    A recent speech given by an official from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has revealed that yoga can be a vital aid in preventing or reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain. Dr. M. Catherine Bushnell, PhD, stated during a plenary session address that those who suffer chronic pain can show problems

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  • Posted on: 18th December 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    Addiction, Recovery, and Yoga: The Benefits

    The health benefits associated with regular yoga practice are well documented and as the practice becomes increasingly popular, much is made about the physical changes, such as increased flexibility, weight loss and improved muscle tone, that the body experiences during regular yoga sessions. However, this is just one of the aspects associated with practicing yoga, and is

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  • Posted on: 10th November 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    New Moon in Scorpio

    “A woman is drawing aside dark curtains that close the entrance to a sacred path” This new moon is a great gift. The cosmic weather brings winds that blow off more of the unnecessary so that our intuitive knowledge guides our first steps into a newly unveiled path. Mercury whistles new meanings into this wind

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  • Posted on: 1st October 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    Harvesting stories are filled with soul

    In the pioneer days in the North American states and Canada, buckwheat was called the “cereal of the poor”. It grew earlier than wheat and tolerated the cold later in the colder season. It controlled weeds, battled bugs, improved the soil quality. It only needed a bit of love… Nature’s rhythms and cycles are always

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  • Posted on: 23rd July 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    40 days with Venus

    On the 25th of July, Venus becomes stationary and begins to retrograde for a full 40 days, from being an evening star to a rising morning star. This is a perfect time to start your favorite 40 day practice or to begin a new discipline which will be enhanced every morning following the 40 days

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  • Posted on: 5th June 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes

    New farmland-mapping research published on Monday shows that up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes. Professor Elliott Campbell, with the University of California, Merced, School of Engineering, discusses the possibilities in a study, “The Large Potential of Local Croplands to Meet

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    We Could Power Entire World on Renewables by 2025, Says Global Apollo Program

    Alex Kirby, Climate News Network | June 3, 2015 The vision is simple, the cost would be eye-watering, and the result could stop the growing threat from burning fossil fuels in its tracks. The authors of an initiative called the Global Apollo Program say that, given the required high level of investment, it should be

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  • Posted on: 17th April 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    Spring is here

    Found this little beauty in the woods this morning as I was meditating on the cosmic vibrations of present planetary transits. Such a beautiful anchoring experience! The masculine Ram and Lillith in Virgo were in deep conversation … Deeper and deeper…. Beautiful crocus, Do you find the courage to bring joy and faith out of

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  • Posted on: 16th March 2015 / in: Uncategorized

    Happy Birthday Guru Singh!

    I just finished my book a couple of weeks ago. Writing has been part of my life since many years. At the end of 2011, I got back in touch with Guru Singh whom had met through David, my husband, a childhood friend of his. When David died, Guru Singh came to mind very often,

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