We Learn to Swim in Winter is a Masterful Literary Work

Richmond, Ind. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013

The renowned philosopher and psychologist William James believed that one learns by incorporating bodily knowledge, the way one recalls how to swim in winter. One recalls by muscle memory. One adapts and form habits from ones daily experiences. This insight helps shape Paul Lacey’s new poetry book, “We Learn to Swim in Winter.

Poetry invites one to look closely as a visual artist sees things, paying respectful attention to people, animals and nature. It teaches one to see well, to meditate on and celebrate what one sees. We Learn to Swim in Winter gives voice to memories of family and friends who enrich the inner meanings of ones life. They are present in everyones lives and draw out emotions of — joy, laughter, the pleasure of companionship and the truth of grief. Here are poems closely observing war remnants in Vietnam, homeless people in freezing weather, a prisoner in prolonged solitary confinement, recording participation in political demonstrations. Telling the truth about those lives is an ethical responsibility.

His poem Winter Postcard reads:

How to Learn The Basics of Yoga


Yoga is about focusing your energy into constructive channels. And the name of an individual who follows the teachings of yoga is known as a “yogi.” There are actually several different types of yoga: http://yogawebsite.info

Karma yoga focuses on giving of oneself without expecting any reward.

Jnana yoga is a philosophical approach to unveiling the illusions of the world.

Bhakti yoga focuses on channeling emotional energy into one’s spiritual practice.

Rhaja yoga focuses on concentration and mind control. It is within rhaja yoga that we find Hatha yoga, the physical practice, which most people practice as a form of exercise. As there are many styles of dance, so are there many forms of Hatha yoga. Current popular styles include (but are not limited to):

– Gentle yoga, which is sometimes also called by the generic name “hatha yoga.” This usage of “hatha” is debatable. Some believe the term should only be used to refer to the general idea for all physical yogas, while others use it colloquially to refer to the gentler style. In Gentle yoga, the focus is on long stretches and flexibility, with slow, deep breathing (yogic breathing is known as “Pranayama”). This can be very soothing for the mind. It is the kind of mellow style most people picture when they think of yoga.

– Kundalini yoga works on the premise that the body has eight “chakras.” Through use of “breath of fire” (rapid breathing), one can heat up the body from the bottom up, eventually “raising kundalini” to achieve a feeling of high enlightenment.

– Power yoga is also known by the Sanskrit term Vinyasa yoga (a “vinyasa” is a series of rapid movements which warm up the body all over). This is a very active form of yoga, in which a person moves quickly through the poses (called “Asanas”), not holding them as long as in other styles. It is virtually guaranteed that you will sweat a lot in this; it is not for the faint of heart and gives a real challenge to the muscles. http://yogawebsite.info

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Free Download and DVD Click: yogayak.com Click for DVD – bit.ly .95 for 2 great classes In order to have all round good health, we must have proper digestion and elimination. For many people today, bowel health is an issue, especially those who do not get enough exercise, sit for too long and practice poor nutrition . Improper diet and elimination can lead to such conditions as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gas, bloating, constipation or loose bowels. This Kundalini set (kriya) is designed to massage the intestines and digestive organs, to stimulate digestive fire and improve elimination and bowel health. If you want to increase the intensity of this kriya, practice each posture for a couple of minutes longer than indicated on the video make sure you practice all postures equally for maximum effect. Duration: 37 min. Teacher: Setareh Riahi

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Could Today’s Doctors Learn From Long Forgotten Cures?

(PRWEB) November 11, 2005

Adders’ tongues, turpentine, ribwort, sheep dung and earthworms are not what you would expect to find your MD prescribing today no matter what ailment you were suffering from, but 300 years ago those are just a few of the many equally bizarre ingredients that your neighbourhood apothecary would have included when prescribing a potion to cure anything from acne to asthma, piles to pleurisy or from coughs to corns.

Forgotten cures they may be but luckily they have not been lost, for in a new e-book entitled ‘Rare Remedies’, David Clapp has lovingly reproduced over 160 cures and remedies from the past and a fascinating and often unintentionally hilarious collection it is.

Based on a book by Robert Boyle first published in 1692 (the same year as the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts) ‘Rare Remedies’ offers a unique oportunity to share at first hand actual treatments that were originally prescribed for ‘poor country people’.


I want to know is it possible that we learn “reiki” without teacher?

Question by hmmsshm: I want to know is it possible that we learn “reiki” without teacher?

Best answer:

Answer by A 14 Yr old who knows politics
Well, judging by some basic research, and going on the knowledge that reiatsu means spiritual energy, I assume you mean the healing technique, although you could have provided more detail. I would assume you could learn about the basic theology of reiki by yourself. However, it’s kind of like martial arts. You could learn from a book, but to really get it, you need a teacher.

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for astrologers and serious students of astrology: How long after meeting someone do you learn their Sun sign?

Question by ♓ Vee: for astrologers and serious students of astrology: How long after meeting someone do you learn their Sun sign?
When I meet anyone fairly interesting, for me learning their sun sign is like learning their last name. I’m pretty good at names but possibly even better at remembering sun signs. Even people I haven”t seen in years. I often feel a little cheesey however when asking ” What’s your sign?” its so, so, – I dunno – disco. How do you bring it up and how soon?

Best answer:

Answer by Razmatazz!
i just ask people their birthday. but usually not till ive known them sort of well. i like to guess anyway haha. sometimes you can find out indirectly if the birthday/astrology topic comes up tho ^^

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