Displaced Cave Dwellers who Like Fish

Displaced Cave Dwellers who like Fish
I was raised in northern Ontario. I grew up participating in the annual smelt fishing run. Catching the spawning smelt was free food for the taking, and it was loads of fun. There’s nothing quite like us little chickens getting to stay up long past bedtime filling buckets to overflowing […]

Child Centred Education is a Reasonable Choice

Child centred education is a reasonable choice.We often forget that ‘public education’ is an institution and first and foremost it exists to meet its own needs. An institution’s priority is not any individual child. Its priority is not about your child. You need to be realistic about whether your highest goals for your child are within […]

Are All Humans Born Prematurely?

Are all humans born prematurely?
Human development from this perspective will help you understand how important the first three months of life are. The decisions you make are the foundation for the rest of your child’s life.
Monkeys are born after a full twelve month pregnancy. They are strong, bright and alert. Within a short time they are able to cling to their […]

Menopause on the Conscious Path

Menopause on the conscious path is a whole re-orientation of our thinking, about women, about change, about health and how much bull shit we have bought into about how our ‘key life’ passages are a source of income for the drug-lords. I have a different view about what menopause is, and why most people would […]

6 things your doctor won’t tell you about cholesterol

There are 6 things your doctor won’t tell you about cholesterol.
So, you are feeling pressured to start taking medication to lower your cholesterol.

I want to be clear that I am not doctor bashing here. They do what they do and they tend to do it well.

For goodness sake, don’t flirt with this if your numbers […]

Herbs for Nervous System Health

“I have one nerve left, and you are getting on it”

This was a notice on a friend’s wall. She was an unusually laid back person, but I think she was letting her family know that even the easy-going have limits.
What actually happens when we reach our limit?
Our nervous system can be viewed as our electrical system

The nervous […]