Natural pain relievers, cancer therapy they're not allowing you to know about, what to do about hot flashes, and 12 herbs that will reduce your dependence on cholesterol drugs. Plus, why are medical mistakes a leading cause of death. Also, 51st Anniversary of the Assassination of JFK – November 22, 1963 – New evidence about the missing and doctored Zapruder film with Robert Morningstar.
The alchemy of combat – a psycho-spiritual look at dealing with PTSD and war trauma among soldiers and veterans - 11.20.14
Nov 20th, 2014 by progressiveradionetwork
Dr. Larry Decker is a clinical psychologist in Southern California who has specialized in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and combat trauma having counseled war veterans for 34 years. Earlier he was a clinical supervisor with the Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service or Vet Center. Dr. Decker has been a tenured professor at California State University and holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Arizona. He has authored papers on the treatment of trauma from a spiritual perspective for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology and conducts workshops on treating war trauma. Larry’s most recent book is “The Alchemy of Combat: A Guide for Therapists, Family, Friends Loved Ones and Others Who Care” which undertakes a spiritual perspective in treating combat-related disorders based upon his decades of counseling veterans and his spiritual background in Sufism since 1973.
Today, fish and nuts and other foods that can ease joint pain, beet root for athletes, bad news about sunscreen, essential oils to prevent bites, and the baby boomers explosive costs because of Alzheimer's related conditions. Big Pharma and deadly anti-cancer drugs. Also, more than 300 a year: the devastating impact of pipeline spills.
Why walnuts are so important in the diet, cannabis oil's impact on brain cancer, high fat diets delay aging, and meditation growing your brain in just eight weeks.
Psychiatric interventions which are supposed to protect people actually increase suicide risk. Also, if you want to feed the homeless, be prepared to pay the government for the privilege. A study that shows American democracy no longer exists. And more.
Spirituality in recovery from illness, how a low DHEA level will cause heart disease, new research on basil, a fatty acid that decreases brain cell death, meditation linked to benefits for breast cancer survivors, and a lot more.
Better diet for living longer and saving the planet. How about pureed vegetables for kids? Genes controlled by the power of thought! Is the southwest headed for a megadrought? Plus, a look into the GMO biotech industry.
CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
The localization movement to shift global and corporate power back to people and communities
Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author, activist and filmmaker who is regarded by many as a pioneer of the “new economy” global movement. Earth Journal included Helena among the 10 major environmentalists and she has appeared worldwide in the media.
Educated in Sweden, Germany, Austria, England and the United States, she specialized in linguistics, including studies at the University of London and at MIT. Since 1975, she has worked with the people of Ladakh, or “Little Tibet” in the western Indian Himalayas, to find ways of enabling their culture to meet the modern world without sacrificing social and ecological values. For these efforts she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, or ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’.
Helena is the founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture based in the US and UK, an organization that examines the root causes of our current social and environmental crises, while promoting more sustainable and equitable patterns of living. She is also a founding member of the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, and a co-founder of both the International Forum on Globalization and the Global Ecovillage Network.
Helena’s book, Ancient Futures, has been described as “an inspirational classic”. She is also the producer and co-director of the award-winning film, “The Economics of Happiness”, which sheds light on the failures and destruction wrought upon societies from corporate globalization and outlines a new economics based upon localization to rebuild communities. Her website is LocalFutures.org
In health and nutrition, new info on exercising and gut flora, selenium and better mood, foods that protect against ovarian cancer, and solitude can enhance your relationships. Also, direct brain-to-brain connection established between humans!
All the latest in health and healing, plus commentary, environmental updates, exploration of epigenetics, and how meat eaters are tipping the balance of world consumption.
Gary discussed health and nutrition as well as played two great videos. Here are the links:
1. Dr. Peter Breggin - Psychiatric Drugs Are More Dangerous than You Ever Imagined
2. Students respond to Obama’s claim that this is the “best time in human history”