Hi everyone, I have decided to focus my longer-form online efforts around a new org, TechnoTherapy. The vision is to hold a space for the integration of mobile/web technology into the work of behavioral health professionals. Please check out the site by clicking on the icon below. Really excited about this new adventure! This site […]Read more "Announcing TechnoTherapy"
I’ve been sad lately. On April 12, I celebrated 10 years of continuous 12-step recovery; it was a moment shared with over 100 people, including my mother and so many dear friends, to celebrate this gift of life I’ve been given. In the moment, one …Read more "April 12, 2012"
What is blogging to me? Most people who were around when it began know blog is short for web-log. Web — the world wide web, defined by the HTTP protocol, a medium for computerized transport of semi-structured information, related to weave, from O…Read more "Why I blog"
Like most, I am strong, decent, kind man. Flawed, but good. And, like many, I have borne much in this life, but this – this, I can hardly bear. I am nauseous as I write. Actual footage from an American Army chopper outside Baghdad. The ill-informe…Read more "Bearing witness to modern warfare"
It was suggested to me by a friend, Rajeev Goyal of http://www.PushforPeaceCorps.org, that I reach out to former Senator and Peace Corps Associate Director under JFK and LBJ — the Honorable Harris Wofford. Before I did so, I wanted to read his book Indi…Read more "Clare and Harris Wofford’s India Afire"
My dear auntie Gita posted a question on Buzz, remarking on the sadness of searching for a teacher — I commented: http://www.google.com/buzz/gita.madhu/1NDBJpprn66/The-search-for-a-Guru-is-rather-sad-One-drowningRead more "Vishada Yoga"
This earlier post on media bias led me to think, perhaps it’s best to abandon objectivity altogether, and instead be totally, even painfully, subjective — but with self-awareness. Also, it reminded me that this blog is itself is a media outlet of…Read more "What’s my bias?"
I had an interesting conversation with a friend and freelance reporter for NPR last night. She will rename nameless here — interesting when a blogger has to protect the anonymity of a journalist source, isn’t it? In any case, she told me she felt…Read more "Media bias in America including this blog"
If there’s any part of my body in need of healing, whether from a fall or other injury, from being ill, or tension caused by stress, sadness or resentment — there’s a simple healing visualization meditation using the breath that I’ve found …Read more "Healing Visualization Meditation"