The video below is the third presentation in the Spring Term of the College of Marin class I co-teach with Larry Berkelhammer, PhD. It discusses the anatomic and physiologic features of the heart that help it pump efficiently and provide redundancy. It also Continue Reading →
Here’s the video recording from the second session of this spring’s weekly College of Marin class. It talks about the heart as a physical pump, and it discusses the way we feel emotion in the area around the heart. It helps Continue Reading →
Here’s a video from the class I co-teach with Larry Berkelhammer, PhD, at the College of Marin. This session was recorded on December 1, 2016, and it discusses the difference between how we feel on the inside and how we Continue Reading →
Below is a video recording of my College of Marin class presentation, delivered 2016 October 13. It discusses the mouth, tongue, and how we taste flavors. At the end, there is a brief guided meditation which is best done with a Continue Reading →
Water pours down the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne in a series of steps, and recently I trekked alongside it for five days. As if on a prolonged walking meditation, I spent the time by myself, simply walking, listening, and watching. Sometimes Continue Reading →
Here’s another video recorded during the College of Marin community education class I co-teach with Larry Berkelhammer, Phd. This one covers the relationship between mind and body while giving suggestions for how to improve it. The last part of the recording Continue Reading →
The video below was recorded during the College of Marin course that I teach with Larry Berkelhammer, PhD. This particular presentation briefly looks at how the body and mind respond to life experience.
The video below was recorded during the College of Marin course that I teach with Larry Berkelhammer, PhD. This particular presentation briefly explores models of human experience with the aim of encouraging mindful appreciation of life.
Our feelings about our bodies form a background for our lives. For many of us, this background is one of fearfulness. The young fear their bodies won’t win them love; the old fear illness and decrepitude. Although the worries change, a habit of fear remains. Changing Continue Reading →
Fear of death is natural. It is one of the main reasons we distrust our bodies: we know they are destined to fail. We hear stories of young people dying in accidents or dropping dead from unsuspected disease; loved ones get diagnosed Continue Reading →