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Content Creator

I’ve always wanted a masters degree in instructional media

Learn design of instructional media first, production values second. I have reached a point in my life where I can do whatever work I want without worrying about getting paid. Therefore I am going to earn my own self-bestowed online masters degree in the design of instructional media by writing a series of blogs on…

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Liberation

BODY MEMORY

The Body IS The Mind Number One My new new 4k camara looks and sounds great. However as some of my harsher critics have pointed out, my face is not that photogenic anymore. That’s okay because what I really want to do is create a simple program explaining my synthesis and interpretation of my personal…

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Liberation

Am I in equilibrium or adaption to ancient childhood trauma?

My Entire Life Has Been One Great Big Traumatic Adaptation to Adverse Childhood Experiences Even my positive adaptations like writing this post is an adaptation to escape into a world where I am safe and in total control. When I was a child I learned how to seek safety in books and libraries. Now I…

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Health

INTUITION: The Body IS the Mind

Intuition is immediate visceral knowing without knowledge. In Chapter 5 of Anchored the author clarifies that the word “neuroception” that her mentor, Stephen Porges created, is really just another synonym for “intuition.” Neuroception is our autonomic intuition. Because our autonomic nervous systems operate mainly outside of our consciousness, neuroception can be a useful way for…

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Community

CONNECTION

My post-pandemic need for connection has inspired me to gently re-shape my life as a teacher and healer of post-traumatic stress disorders caused by adverse childhood experiences. Call it Alcoholics Anonymous meetings for the advanced practitioner of the Twelve Steps. This is something that only a madman like me can accomplish. When my check arrives…

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Community

POLYVAGAL PATHWAYS OF YOUR EMOTIONS

ANCHORED: How to Befriend Your Nervous System Using Polyvagal Theory by Deb Dana Please click through the links and buy this book: Anchored by Deb Dana so that she will make a buck and Amazon will donate part of your purchase to my favorite charity, the California Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons. My…

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Health

New Primetime A.A. Meeting Coming Soon: VIOLENT EMOTIONAL TWISTS

Regular Primetime AA No Longer Works For Me. Something new is coming to the best AA in LA because the current crop of Primetime AA Meetings no longer excite me like Primetime did when I got sober there in 2004. Primetime AA no longer appeals to me so I am starting my own “Violent Emotional…

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Education

EGO

Super-ego fears its own annihilation in bowing to higher power. BOOK REVIEW: In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Close Encounters with Addiction, by Gabor Mate, M.D.:   When people refer to the ego, oftentimes they really mean the super-ego. Even Dr. Mate uses ego the same way Freud used super-ego. Dr. Mate writes that, ‚ÄúResistance to…