Ayahuasca Retreat Testimonial from April 2019
A two part testimonial from some participants in our April 2019 group. They share their most important insights from the workshops during the retreat and discuss about the number of ayahuasca ceremonies in the retreat.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris | TED
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.
You are fluent in this language (and don’t even know it) | Christoph Niemann | TED
Without realizing it, we’re fluent in the language of pictures, says illustrator Christoph Niemann. In a charming talk packed with witty, whimsical drawings, Niemann takes us on a hilarious visual tour that shows how artists tap into our emotions and minds — all without words.