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A Film About Slime Mould: The Creeping Garden

\n\nThe Creeping Garden - official trailer from cinema iloobia on Vimeo.\n \n\n Slime mould has long fascinated the cranial community. The 1950's film by W Seifriz is shown on biodynamic cranial courses worldwide. The protoplasm of slime mould shows rhythmic flow at...

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A Solution for the Brain

One of the difficulties being human is coping with the huge amount of neural activity from an enormous brain. The human brain is the most complex phenomenon in the known universe. And the brain is destined it seems to keep on growing...

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A stillpoint says yes, a shutdown says no

\n \nStudents are frequently far more creative than the tutors. The above was part of a great presentation by current CTET students Rana Ward, Claire-Cecile Desroche, Daniel Kingsley, Hilary Tulloch and Lucy Wrinn. The question was about the differences between a stillpoint and a shutdown.\nHere is...

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Acute Pain versus Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is nearly always a habit in the nervous system. Acute pain is an interpretation of nociceptive signals indicating tissue damage and inflammation. The tissues optimise the local repairs after a few months, so if the experience of pain persists then...

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'as if I was cupping a bowl of water'

\n \I love green tea. We travelled in Japan a few years ago and discovered really good quality Sencha and Matcha. My morning cuppa has changed forever. Matcha particularly was a revelation, it is powered green tea and a taste sensation when prepared...

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'Flight From Embodiment' by David Abram

\n\n\n\n\nDavid Abram's writing is amazing. His talks are up there as well by the looks of it, the short video above is wonderful on the struggle to be in a body.\nHe has a new book out - 'Becoming Animal'. His first, 'The...

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'That which does not kill us makes us stronger'

\n 'Ginsberg (1974) immobilized chicks, and then allowed one group to recover spontaneously, and one to recover, but with prodding and stimuli to terminate the freeze. These groups, along with a third group of chicks that had not been immobilized, were then...

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'Vagus, Baby, Vagus!'

\n Research into the fabulous vagus nerve is a gift that keeps on giving. Activating the vagus supports people to be less depressed, enhances the immune system, including regulation of inflammation, and reduces pain. The first section is a summary from Dacher Keltner of some vagal...

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