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i just came across this interesting study conducted by the georgetwon medical center. they injected a neurotransmitter (neuropeptide Y, or NPY) into targeted areas of laboratory animals, thereby reducing the fat that had accumulated there. the investigators speculate that their findings may lead to better control of metabolic syndrome. the fascinating part of this is… Continue reading stress and obesity
marc pointed this video out to me. he rightly figured that this would be an ideal thing for me to watch. science and mystical experiences are not mutually exclusive. enjoy! and if you’d like to hear and interview with her, go here.
i love all your comments, people! one of the things i had hoped for in my goals for this year was to have more conversations on this blog, and i think that’s happening. thank you so much! so with this in mind, i thought it’s time to throw together some comment guidelines. not because there… Continue reading comment aspirations
hello friends, and welcome to the march edition of the buddhist carnival. free tibet this is written while monks in tibet are asking/fighting/praying/protesting for a tibet that is free from occupation. after all, when we do metta, we say, “may all beings be happy, may all beings be healthy, may all beings be free.” danny… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – march 2008
for a few weeks now, either here or on another blog, every friday i post something about cancer. as those of you who stop by here frequently, this is something started by susan reynolds and the people around her. in december, susan reynolds was diagnosed with breast cancer. now she’s become an activist. in her… Continue reading frozen pea friday: a survivor tells her story
once a while i like to share with you which blogs i’m reading and commenting on. sometimes it seems i spend way more time writing comments on others’ blogs than writing my own posts. so here you have a little taste of my blogospheric meanderings in the last few days: i can’t believe i overlooked… Continue reading commenting is writing, too
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