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Radio Shows

Messages from Beyond (or the Divine)

Second Annual Vermont Healer's Expo, Fred Cheyette, Healing Facilitator: People heal themselves...

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Vampires

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Co-dependency

Sandy Morningstar

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Whole Foods Cooking for Spring Rejuvenation

Lisa Masse, Harmonized Cookery

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Hearing for Our Aging Relatives

Sandy Morningstar

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Winter Challenges

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Dr. Gary Chapman, The Five Love Languages

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Empty Nest

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Soulmates and Soul Families

Wendy Halley

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Thinking

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Life After Death

Wendy Halley

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Miracles Everyday

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Dr. Mark Baker, Author of 'Jesus: The Greatest Therapist Who Ever Lived'

Dr. Mark Baker joined Connect. Mark explained how he first came to understand Jesus as a great therapist. He described the value of spirituality in a therapy practice. Mark talked of the increasing acceptance by both therapists and theologians of combining psychology and spirit. He then discussed specific teachings of Jesus and how the teachings are relevant to therapy. Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined Connect. We discussed myths regarding mental health.

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Holidays

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Martin Pincus

Yoga

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Life With Dogs

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John Katz

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Phillip Gowins, Author of 'Practical Sufism: A Guide to the Spiritual Path'

Phillip Gowins, author of 'Practical Sufism: A Guide to the Spiritual Path,' joined Connect. Phillips defined Sufism. He described what qualities are essential for progress on the path of Sufism. Phillip expressed why having a teacher is important. He shared his personal spiritual journey and his experience finding a teacher. Phillip emphasized the role of breathing in helping us go inward.

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Paul Sahba, LCMHC, Discusses EMDR

Paul Sahba, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, joined Connect. Paul explained what EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) is and it's origins with Dr. Shapiro. He explained how and why it works in the treatment of anxiety and trauma. Paul reviewed some of the research supporting the use of EMDR in clinical practice. He explained the training necessary for clinicians to work with EMDR. The role of EMDR in pain management was discussed.

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Resiliency

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Peggy Rubin, author of 'To Be and How To Be'

Peggy Rubin, author of 'To Be and How To Be: Transforming Your Life Through Sacred Theatre,' joined Connect. Peggy began by describing Sacred Theatre to our audience. She discussed the nine powers that 'underlie all theatre work and can support your life with the same energy and excitement that an actor feels before an eager audience.' Peggy told us how she first became involved in Sacred Theatre and where that journey has taken her.

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Building Your Health for Fall and Winter

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Musculo-Skeletal System

Dr. David Curry

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Meditations to Heal Our Defenses

These are meditations designed to heal our unconscious beliefs that prevent us from achieving everything that we are meant to achieve.

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Jim Dodds, Co-founder of the Vermont Sacred Mirror Project

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Don Piper, Author of '90 Minutes in Heaven' and 'Heaven is Real'

We played the audio of 'An Evening of Hope & Healing' which took place in March at the Barre Opera House. Don Piper talked about his life prior to his fatal car accident. He described the accident and his recovery. Don also discussed his experience in heaven. He then answered audience questions. Listen to both segments for the full event.

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Don Piper, Author of '90 Minutes in Heaven' and 'Heaven is Real'

We played the audio of 'An Evening of Hope & Healing' which took place in March at the Barre Opera House. Don Piper talked about his life prior to his fatal car accident. He described the accident and his recovery. Don also discussed his experience in heaven. He then answered audience questions. Listen to both segments for the full event.

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Dan Caro, Author of 'The Gift of Fire'

Dan Caro, author of 'The Gift of Fire: How I Made Adversity Work for Me', joined Connect. Dan started the hour by describing what he believes the meaning of life to be. He discussed the accident which changed his life. Dan talked about his life and his healing. He explained what led him to write his book and what his life purpose is.

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Ron Koss, author of 'The Earth's Best Story'

Ron Koss, author of 'The Earth's Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution', joined Connect. Ron told his story of creating the first organic food, baby food, to sit beside mainstream competitors on the nation's supermarket shelves. He discussed the importance of being passionate and persistent about your ideas. And how those ideas may change the world.

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Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, Discusses Psychotherapy

Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined Connect. Sandy and Amy discussed what psychotherapy is and how it works. They discussed some of the most common issues and concerns that bring people into therapy. Sandy discussed different theories and styles of therapy, including body-centered therapy. They also discussed some of the most challenging behaviors to work with. The value of therapy was stressed.

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Duane Bowers, LPC, Discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Duane Bowers, LPC and author of 'Guiding Your Family Through Loss & Grief', joined 'Connect.' He started by defining trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Duane discussed traumatic events that would qualify as PTSD, such as war exposure and sexual abuse. He explained the impact of these events on the brain. Duane discussed various healing strategies.

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David Arner, Astrologer, Discusses Astrology

David Arner, Astrologer, started the hour by discussing the origins of Astrology. He then explains whether astrology is an art or a science. David discussed how astrology related to something greater and the divine. He explained the influence of various planets and what their present location indicates.

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Kenneth Cohen, "The Way of Qigong: The Art & Science of Chinese Energy Healing"

Kenneth Cohen, Qigong master, health educator and author of 'The Way of Qigong: the Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing,' joined Connect. Ken defined Qigong and explained how Qigong will improve health and harmony of mind and body. He reviewed a variety of research that supports the therapeutic and healing value of Qigong. The interview concluded with Ken describing his own personal journey with Qigong.

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Barbara Kennedy, 'Baby Boomer Men Looking for Love: the Last Dance'

Barbara Kennedy, author of 'Baby Boomer Men Looking for Love: the Last Dance', joined Connect. Barbara explained how her experience and work with men and women on the subject of love has lead to the writing of her book. She discusses the challenges of dating, especially for the baby boomer generation. Barbara provides suggestions on how to navigate the world of romance and intimacy.

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Energy Fields, Mysterious Tales, & Andy tries Shamanic Healing

Eileen McKusick, Sound Practitioner and Research, joined Connect. Eileen talked about her experience working with the human energy field. She discussed what the human energy field is made of. Eileen explained different therapies and tools that are helpful in balancing the field. Fred Cheyette discussed his book, 'Wonderfully Mysterious Tales of Ordinary People and Their Extraordinary Events.' Fred is looking for more stories for his book. Please contact him if you are interested. Andy tried Shamanic Healing with Wendy Halley and they discussed the experience. Listen to Andy's endorsement of Shamanic Healing.

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Dr. Vaidya Mishra Talks About Ayurveda

Dr. Vaidya Mishra, Ayurveda practitioner, joined Connect. Dr. Mishra explained the ancient healing tradition of Ayurveda to our audience. He emphasized the importance of assessing all aspects of the individual rather than simply the body. This assessment includes mind, soul and spirit. Dr. Mishra will be in Vermont April 14th through the 18th, hosted by Ginna Bourisseau of Tulsi Tea Room in Montpelier. April 16th, starting at 7pm, Dr. Mishra will have an open meeting. April 17th and 18th he will be teaching classes on Daily Detox and Women's Health respectively. For more information on these events contact Ginna at 802-793-2326.

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Jennifer Skiff, Author of 'God Stories: Inspiring Encounters with the Divine'

Jennifer Skiff, author of 'God Stories: Inspiring Encounters with the Divine,' joined Connect. Jennifer discussed her inspiration for writing 'God Stories.' She told of her own personal encounters with the Divine. Jennifer shared some of her favorite God stories with the audience. She is in the process of writing 'God Stories II.' Listen to the stories and be inspired.

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Dr. David Curry, APRN Discusses A-Fib & Causes of Chest Pain

Dr. David Curry, APRN, joined Connect. David reviewed the anatomy and physiology of the heart. He explained the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (a-fib) and how it is treated. David described physical conditions that present as chest pain, though originate from other organs. Some examples of these include heartburn, gastritis, gallstones and more. Get a better understanding of cardiac and GI issues by listen to Dr. Curry.

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What Blocks Healing? What Helps Healing? Guest Sandy Morningstar

Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined Connect. We discussed barriers to our healing such as our beliefs, lack of forgiveness, and self-acceptance. We talked about the role of our unconscious beliefs, such as 'I can't', in preventing healing. Sandy discussed the energetic effect that our lack of forgiveness can have on our health. She then reviewed those things that enhance our ability to heal.

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Wendy Halley, Author of 'Slaying the Mouse' on Spirituality

Wendy Halley, author of 'Slaying the Mouse' joined Connect. Wendy discussed the difference between spirituality and religion. She discussed those things that enhance ones ability to connect to spirit and those things that interfere. Wendy described her personal experience connecting with the divine and how it is that she became a Shamanic Healer. She discussed ancient Hawaiian beliefs about the soul and our spiritual journey. We discussed why paying attention to your spiritual life is important.

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Dr. Judith Orloff, Psychiatrist, Intuitive, Author of 'Second Sight'

Dr. Judith Orloff, author of 'Second Sight' and 'Positive Energy,' joined Connect. Dr. Orloff explained why she wrote 'Second Sight' and why it took six years to write. She discussed how she blends her work, as a medically trained psychiatrist with her intuitive abilities, in her practice. Dr. Orloff emphasized the value of connecting with our intuition and strategies to do so. Listen to Dr. Orloff describe which chapter is her favorite and why.

Vermonthealers.org Board members, Marie Frolich and Dr. Jae Ehrich, joined 'Connect' to discuss their Expo coming March 27th in Montpelier. Saturday March 27th from 9am to 4pm at the Vermont College Gym in Montpelier you will find vendors and workshops galore. The Expo is Free. Workshops will cost $5 each. The event is being sponsored by Hunger Mountain Coop, Newchapter, Cabot Vermont and City Market Place.

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Laurel Saville, Author of 'Postmortem'

Laurel Saville, author of 'Postmortem,' joined Connect. Laurel discussed her experience as she investigated her mother's life and death. Her mother, Anne Ford, 'was once a beauty pageant winner, an artist, and a fashion designer. She ended up a bloated, ranting alcoholic street person, stabbed and strangled in a burned out building...' Listen as Laurel explores the complexities of her mother's existence.

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Thomas Moore, 'A Life at Work'

Thomas Moore, author of 'A Life at Work: The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born to Do,' joined Connect to discuss how to find your life's work. He defined what opus means to him. He described the difference between soul and spirit and much more. We also discussed his latest book 'Writing in the Sand: Jesus & the Soul of the Gospels.' He discussed the teachings of Jesus, including love/respect and forgiveness.

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Dreamwork & Psychic Medium

Marc Bergman & Christa Lancaster, Archetypal Dreamwork Therapists, joined Connect. They explained what we can learn from our dreams and what the dreams are trying to wake us up to. Marc & Christa discussed the role of dream work in helping reconnect with our divine self. Producers Andy and Sean joined me to discuss dream therapy in general. Sean and I briefly discussed our experiences of the John Edward event that we had attended earlier in the week.

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Dr. David Curry, APRN, Talks about the Heart

Dr. David Curry, APRN joined Connect. He explained what the anatomy and the function of the heart. David reviewed varies heart problems specific to different age groups. He talked about the medications, procedures, and surgeries that assist and repair the heart. David emphasized the role of life style changes to improve heart health. The mind-body heart connection was reviewed.

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James Schwartz, Author of The Mind-Body Fertility Connection

James Schwartz, author of 'The Mind-Body Fertility Connection: The True Pathway to Conception,' joined Connect. He explained what the mind-body connection is and how understanding it and working with it can help one heal. James talked about the role of the subconcious mind in blocking ones ability to conceive. He gave suggestions on how to bypass the critical factor (the part of the mind that hides our unconscious from us) to allow us to heal. James discussed the importance of understanding and healing stress to improve fertility, present day stress and the old buried stress.

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Patt Lind-Kyle, Author of Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain

Patt Lind-Kyle, author of 'Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain', joined Connect. Patt explained how understanding the brain can assist us in finding refuge from our pain. She described the structure of the brain and how it works. Patt described the role of neurotransmitters and brain waves in health and wellness. She stressed the importance of understanding our personality in order to heal our unconscious pain. Patt reviewed the power of the brain to heal and provided information and suggested tools to assist in that healing.

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Paul Quinn Discusses Synchronicity, Andy Tries Tarot

Paul Quinn, author of 'Tarot for Life,' joined Connect. He explained the concept of synchronicity, in particular how it differs from a mere coincidence. We discussed the value of paying attention to connections that cannot be explained by cause and effect. We talked about the similarities and difference of intuition and synchronicity. Later in the show Paul did a Tarot reading with Andy.

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Dr. Paul Blacketor, Author of 'Everyday Useful Quotes'

Dr. Paul Blacketor, author of 'Everyday Useful Quotes,' joined Connect. Paul's book 'is a source of ideas that will encourage the reader to probe the soul of mankind and inspire others in moments of despair.' Paul and I discussed several of the quotes from his book. The quotes lead to discussions about whether we as a soicety honor our aging population and how to love and set boundaries with the people is our lives.

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Thomas Moore, Writing in the Sand: Jesus & the Soul of the Gospels

Thomas Moore, author of 'Writing in the Sand: Jesus & the Soul of the Gospels,' joined Connect. Thomas describes Jesus as having 'blended a simple material life with a serious spiritual vision.' Thomas discusses how, regardless of your religious or spiritual beliefs, one can make the Gospels an important source of their spiritual life and practice. Listen to Thomas talk about Jesus and his teachings of love, life and community.

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Gary Tillery, Author of 'The Cynical Idealist, A Spiritual Biography of John Lennon'

Gary Tillery, author of 'The Cynical Idealist: A Spiritual Biography of John Lennon,' joined Connect. Gary talked about the childhood of loss and abandonment that impacted John Lennon's life. John's rise to rock and roll fame was reviewed. We discussed how 'unexpectedly' John had found that everything was not enough and experienced a dark night of the soul. His journey from despair to peace is an intriguing one. Listen to the interview below.

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Healing From Perfectionism & Tiger Woods

Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined Connect. We talked about the burden of trying to be perfect, how the perfectionist personality style may originate, and how one can heal. Andy and Sean joined the discussion while we talked about the possible psychological issues involved in the choices / behaviors of Tiger Woods. Is Tiger Woods anxious? depressed? empty? We ended the show by talking about how to minimize stress through the holidays.

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Dr. James Gaydos, D.O. discusses Osteopathic Medicine.

James Gaydos, D.O., joined Connect. Jim discussed the philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine, beginning with Dr. Andrew Taylor Still and it’s evolution to the present. He emphasized specific tenets of Osteopathy including that the body has the ability to heal itself and health emerges when form and function are perfectly expressed. Jim discussed the variables that impact our health and the importance of assessing and treating the whole person.

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Dr. David Curry, APRN discusses Abdominal Complaints.

David began by explaining the anatomy of the GI tract. He then described the job of each part. Once we had established what the GI tract consists of and then the role of the various parts in digestion, David discussed what some common and not so common problems may occur. We began by discussing GERD/heartburn and ended talking about issues with gluten. To hear the discussion please click one of the links below.

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Karen Grace Kassy, Life & Health Intuitive

Karen Grace Kassy, Life & Health Intuitive and Author of 'Health Intuition: A Simple Guide to Greater Well-Being', joined Connect. Karen discussed everyday day examples of intuition and how to improve your intuition through practice. She addressed how to tell the difference between intuition and emotion and much more. Look for Karen’s new book on relationship intuition.

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Lama Willa Miller, Author of "Everyday Dharma: Finding the Buddha in You"

Lama Willa Miller, author of "Everyday Dharma: Seven Weeks to Finding the Buddha in You," joined Connect. Willa defined Buddhism, discussed her own spiritual journey, and reviewed various Buddhist concepts. The concepts included: the middleway, nirvana, emptiness, karma, impermanence, nonself and more. She also provided a definition of meditation and discussed why it is do valuable. Willa will be at the Burlington Vermont Barnes and Noble December 8th at 7pm.

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Sandy Morningstar discusses To Accept, To Resist, & Fort Hood Tragedy

Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined 'Connect' at the studio to discuss what it means to Accept life and events versus Resisting them. Producers Andy McMichaels and Sean McVeigh joined the discussion as this related to the Fort Hood Tragedy. Greater discussion of the Fort Hood tragedy continued and we were joined by caller Mark. Next week Lama Willa Miller will join us to discuss her book Everyday Dharma: Seven Weeks to Finding the Buddha in You.

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Ria Barna, Author of 'Losing My Religion'

Author Ria Barna joined Connect to talk about spirituality. She discussed what her concept of God is. She answered question such as ‘What is the key to our power?’ and ‘How does our relationship with others reflect our relationship with ourself?’ Ria talked about how she connected with her God self and the changes and struggles she experiencec along the way. For more information about Ria and her book, visit her website RiaBarna.com.

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Dr. David Curry, APRN discusses Respiratory Infections, H1N1

Dr. David Curry, APRN, talked about respiratory infections. He described the difference between viral and bacterial infections. He talked about have influenza is spread around the world and differentiated between the seasonal flu and H1N1. He talked about how vaccinations are created and the difference between various vaccinations. We then discussed other illnesses that impact the lungs, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

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Patterns and Fields in Life with Michael Conforti

Michael Conforti, Jungian Analyst, author, Founder and President of the Assisi Institute in Brattleboro Vermont, spoke about patterns and fields in life. He explained how one gets pulled into a particular field (ie. victim, addiction) and replicates the pattern. He discusses his opinion on why we get pulled into certain fields and how we can move from an unhealthy field to a more loving field.

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What is Reality? And the Future of Consciousness? with Wendy Halley, Shamanic Healer

Wendy Halley, Shamanic Healer, discusses reality. Wendy describes the Ancient Hawaiian beliefs regarding reality. There are twelve levels and Wendy details four of them. We then discuss the future of Consciousness and some of the 2012 prophecies.

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Andy Tries Body-Centered Therapy

Andy and Sandy Morningstar began the show by talking about their work together. Sandy described her work. Andy had two Body-Centered Therapy sessions with Sandy and discussed his experience. He had a positive experience and recommended it to our audience. Wendy Halley, Shamanic Healer, talked about spirituality, spirituality versus religion, and why spirituality is important.

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Dr. David Curry, APRN talks about the Body - the Head

Dr. David Curry, APRN talked about the body. Specifically we talked about issues that arise in our head in the form of headaches or infections and more. Find out the difference between primary and secondary headaches. David will be back as we work our way down the body and discuss potential physically and emotional manifestations of our symptoms.

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Thomas Walker, author of "The Force Is with Us"

Tom Walker talked about 'The Higher Consciousness that Science Refuses to Accept.' Tom discussed the vast amount of scientific research that has been conducted on psychic phenomena and potential reasons why it has not been accepted by the present scientists in power. He explores the paradigm shift from materialism and reductionism to quantum physics and spirituality. He emphasizes those things that the ancients knew that we are now opening up to.

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An Evening of Enlightenment Part 2 from the perspectives of Astrology, Body-Centered Therapy & Psychology

This show was audio segments taken from the televised version of 'An Evening of Enlightenment.' Guests included Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, Michael Conforti, Jungian Analyst, and David Arner, Astrologer. The guests talked about how we can change.

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An Evening of Enlightenment Part 1 from the perspectives of Astrology, Body-Centered Therapy & Psychology

This show was audio segments taken from the televised version of 'An Evening of Enlightenment.' Guests included Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, Michael Conforti, Jungian Analyst, and David Arner, Astrologer. Topics discussed included 'Why do we repeat the same mistakes over and over? Where do these pattern come from? What is the relationship between our emotions and our body? What is our connection to the cosmos?

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Robert Corrington, "Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst & Radical Naturalist"

Professor Robert Corrington discussed his book "Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst & Radical Naturalist." He discussed Reich's relationship to Freud and Jung and reviewed Reich's work regarding patriarchy and fascism. We discussed Reich's work on character analysis and his theory of orgone. Dr. Corrington talked about other aspects of his work, including his book "Riding the Windhorse: Manic Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness" and his philosophical system of Ecstatic Naturalism.

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Andy Tries Myofascial Release

Dhiresha Blose, Body-Centered Therapist, described the healing practice of myofascial release. Prior to the interview, Andy had two sessions with Dhiresha. He reported a positive experience and recommended myofascial release to our listeners. Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, discussed the importance of self-love and self-care. Scott Miller, Financial Analyst and Author, gave the financial tip of the day. Ron Thompson, Psychologist MA, talked about Masterful Life Performance and his presentation at the upcoming Moonlight Body Mind Spirit Festival. Thank you all for sharing your time and wisdom.

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Michael Hartman, Commissioner of Mental Health for the State of Vermont

Michael Hartman, the Commissioner of Mental Health for the State of Vermont, joined 'Connect' to discuss the care of our veterans, Vermont research results on substance use and depression in our teenagers, depression & anxiety of all ages throughout Vermont, suicide, mental health care services & where to turn if in need and more.

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Joe Dispenza 'What the Bleep' & 'Evolve Your Brain'

Joe Dispenza joined Connect to talk about the science of changing your mind. Joe talked about his research with individuals who have had spontaneous recoveries from physical and mental health issues. He found four coincidences and described them on the show. We emphasized the coincident of changing the way we think. We talked about the impact of positive thoughts on the brain, as well as negative thoughts. If you want to heal, fill you mind with positive thoughts by reading, meditating, listening to positive messages and more.

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Blocking Beliefs with Abby Seixas, Sandy Morningstar & Dhiresha Blose

Abby Seixas, author of "Finding the Deep River Within," started our discussion talking about conscious and often unconscious beliefs that interfere with our ability to achieve balance in our life/ take care of ourselves. Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, talked about possible origins of some of our beliefs. Dhiresha Blose, Body-Centered Therapist, continued the discussion and provided a way to healing and changing the beliefs that get in our way. Thank you Ladies for sharing your wisdom.

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Thomas Moore 'A Life at Work': The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born To Do

Thomas Moore, author of "A Life at Work: The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born to Do," joined Connect to discuss how to find your life's work. He defined what opus means to him. He described the difference between soul and spirit and much more. We also discussed his latest book "Writing in the Sand: Jesus & the Soul of the Gospels." He discussed the teachings of Jesus, including love/respect and forgiveness.

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Fred Cheyette talks about Weird & Strange Things

Fred Cheyette discussed the book he is writing, "That's Weird: Mysterious Happenings to Ordinary People." He told stories from his own life and those shared by others. Fred is interested in hearing your strange stories - contact him.

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Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence with Gail Mears

Vermont is in the top six states with the greatest use of alcohol and pot. Gail Mears, Substance Abuse Counselor and Educator, started off the show discussing prevalence of substance abuse in Vermont, barriers to recovery, and resources and tools to assist with recovery. Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, followed that discussion by talking about the relationship between personality and substance use and how to heal.

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Human Energy Fields with Dhiresha Blose

Dhiresha Blose, Body-Centered Therapist, explained what the human energy field is. It consists of many layers and is believed to be where stress first affects us. Listen and learn more about the auric field.

Discussion of the recent death of Michael Jackson and the role of pain medications and mood stabilizers in his life took place. Blessings to Michael and his family.

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'Tarot For Life' Author Paul Quinn

Paul Quinn, author of "Tarot for Life," joined us today to talk about his work. A few of the questions he answered were - What is the tarot? Why are some people afraid of it? How do randomly shuffled cards provide meaningful information? How are the tarot empowering? and more. Paul also read some cards for me.

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Andy tries Sound Therapy for Pain with Eileen McKusick

Due to popular demand, Sound Researcher and Practitioner Eileen McKusick joined us again to talk about her work. This time, though, she and Andy talked about their work together. Listen to what Andy thought of sound therapy.

Scott Miller, Financial Analyst, reported the financial tip of the week. Michele Nappi, Psychic Medium, discussed the upcoming Moonlight Body Mind Spirit Festival. Jessica Campbell, of Midstate Dodge and Hyundai, talked about her work raising money for the Jimmy Fund. Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, discussed the concept of 'worry.'

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Spirit Medicine with Wendy Halley

Wendy Halley, Shamanic Healer, was our first in the studio guest! June 6th we talked about Spirit Medicine, Wendy's books "Slaying the Mouse," "The Magical Path," and "Inside Out." Wendy talked about her work and other ways that she is connecting with the community.

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Does God Exist? with David Arner, Michael Conforti & Sandy Morningstar

Guests Sandy Morningstar, body-centered therapist, David Arner, astrologer, and Michael Conforti, Jungian analyst, answered the question "Does God Exist?" Their comments and experiences were thought provoking and inspiring.

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Abby Seixas Discusses Finding the Deep River Within

Abby Seixas, author of "Finding the Deep River Within," discussed her work in helping individuals find balance in their life. This work includes accessing a deeper part of yourself, that will then nourish you for life on the surface. Melody Beattie, author of "Codependent No More" and "The New Codependency," joined us again to discuss the role of spirituality in her recovery. Thank you to both woman for sharing their wisdom with us.

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Melody Beattie talks about Codependency

This week Melody talked about Codependency and her most recent book, "The New Codependency." Melody was incredibly open about her struggles that inspired her work. Melody is author of many books including, 'Codependent No More,' 'Beyond Codependency,' and 'The Lesson of Love.'

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Laurence Gonzales Author of "Deep Survival: Who Lives? Who Dies? & Why?"

Laurence Gonzales, author of "Deep Survival: Who Lives? Who Dies? & Why?, discussed how Jennifer Thompson-Cannino survived her attack. We then discussed what survivors have in common. Laurence finished by discussing personality characteristics that can be cultivated to help you survive.

Additionally, Marie Frohlich, board member of VermontHealers.org, discussed the website and the board's mission to link Vermonters with health.

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Surviving Trauma and Finding Meaning, with Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, author of "Picking Cotton," joined the show. She described her survival of an assault and her life long journey of recovery.

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"Picking Cotton," A Story of Forgiveness

Authors of New York Times Bestseller 'Picking Cotton,' Ronald Cotten and Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, told their story of suffering, enlightenment, and forgiveness. It was incredibly moving. For more information about their story check out their website www.pickingcottonbook.com or purchase their book "Picking Cotton" at Bear Pond Books in Montpelier.

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