Healing Quest

IN MY ORIGINAL plans I intended to regard the whole of my journey before my four days' intensive vision quest in the wilderness as a medicine walk. Medicine, I learned, in Native American tradition is anything that brings one into ...

Author: Marie Herbert

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448146879

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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When her two daughters were approaching the finish of their education Marie Herbert felt the need to mark the end of the child-rearing phase of her life by a rite of passage, a way to find herself a new place in the grand scheme of things. Long drawn to the Native American spiritual tradition, she planned a visit to the United States and an extraordinary journey of personal transformation under the guidance of Native American Healers. However, the end of her time of motherhood coincided tragically with the sudden death of one of her daughters and so her odyssey was to become far sadder and more urgent than she could have imagined. HEALING QUEST is the fascinating description of Marie Herbert's inner and outer journey of the heart. Vivid portraits of the people she met along the way are combined with honest accounts of the change in her feelings - together with ideas about how the readers, too, may learn from what she experienced and so gain insights into his or own life, whether in practical, emotional or spiritual terms.

Betwixt Between

The Medicine Walk The following account might help you prepare for the vision quest . It is based on an American Plains Indian model but is adapted and synthesized for modern use . The medicine walk is a day's journey upon the face of ...

Author: Louise Carus Mahdi

Publisher: Open Court Publishing

ISBN: 9780812690484

Category: Psychology

Page: 498

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Betwixt and Between offers new insights into the basic elements of initiations and rites of passage. The absence of these traditional supports creates problems in the lives of those who are caught in the void and lack definite expectations at various times of their lives. The chapters on masculine and feminine initiation provide new and creative concepts and practical possibilities for each of us. Initiation has been a missing component in the modern world and needs to be re-introduced with new understanding and consciousness.

Awaken 101

is known as a “Medicine Walk.” The setting for such a Walk is the natural world. While this might ideally mean a pristine wilderness—like a desert, remote forest, or a mountaintop—any nearby natural area that offers quiet and solitude ...

Author: Christopher Uhl

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476682313

Category: Self-Help

Page: 270

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Discovering our meaning and purpose--our reason for being--can seem like an impossible task, especially given the tumultuous times in which we find ourselves. Through challenging povocations, uplifting narratives, and profound insights, this book emboldens readers to experience their lives, not as spectators, but as reflective, courageous and purposeful participants. We can turn toward the problems, look them in the eye, and begin the work of setting things right--we can begin the process of awakening. Aimed at those open to unlearning and seeing with new eyes, this book combines the experience of a seasoned university professor and a discerning millennial to offer a bold alternative to our culture's standard, one-size-fits-all, uninspiring prescription for "success." Organized as a five-part journey, it explores, both cognitively and experientially, what it might mean to become fully alive and to assume the rightful the rightful authorship of your life. By breaking out of the dominant narrative of how life should be lived, and by becoming more aware of the world around us, we can gain the tools essential for becoming open-minded, embodied, introspective and soulful human beings.

Meetings in Moccasins

I would like to tell you about another very effective tool: the medicine walk. A medicine walk means taking a break in nature— perhaps with a conscious, purposeful walk of fifteen or thirty minutes. Begin your walk with a question and ...

Author: Barbara Wittmann

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504333217

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 246

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“It is an eye opener for younger people to realize who they are.” — Grandmother Walking Thunder, Diné Medicine Woman How do today’s managers meet the challenges of our time? Which values sustain them in becoming true leaders? And how do they manage to give their employees the space they need for their personal development, which will ultimately lead to success and to fulfilling the corporate vision? In the metaphor of a chief and his tribe, we can find answers to the question of how to lead with wisdom and spiritual maturity on a modern path toward a healthy, powerful company that will achieve sustainable success. Contents: • Part 1: The Chief: Balance Personified • Part 2: The Corporate Wheel: Natural Growth Cycle • Part 3: The Tribe: From Unruly Horde to Strong Team Target audience: • CEOs / Managers / Business leaders • Project Managers / Teamleads / HR developers • All employees who want to be part of a company with a vision that matches their personal goals and with a leadership team they can trust

The Thundering Years

This is an important part of the medicine walk because it symbolizes our stepping out of the ordinary world into the world where we are communicating with nature and Spirit. The threshold is where we cross over from being in an ordinary ...

Author: Julie Tallard Johnson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594776075

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Shows teens how to harness the intense emotions and drives of the late-teen years using wisdom from cultures around the world. • Includes exercises, personal and community rituals, and resources that show how to successfully navigate the Thundering Years without heading toward violence, drug abuse, and other self-destructive behaviors. • Includes inspiring quotations from many spiritual traditions as well as the words and real-life experiences of other young adults. • Presents an honest view of the passions and pain that occur during this major life transition. According to native traditions, the Thundering Years are the time in life to listen to intense feelings, dreams, desires, and goals--to be outrageous and even difficult. The Thundering Years are the teen years, the time when you are journeying into adulthood. They are exciting years, full of potential and creative energy, and they are painful years, full of turmoil and self-examination. Author Julie Tallard Johnson has collected wisdom from cultures around the world to help you survive your Thundering Years with your soul, creativity, and even sense of humor intact. She offers numerous techniques and traditions to help harness the powerful energy released during this time. She shows that when you connect with your thunder in a respectful way, you are given the confidence you need to accomplish all your dreams. Includes: Mindfulness and energizing meditations Vision quests Dream weaving Drum medicine Initiations and rites of passage Rituals for releasing anger and celebrating the seasons Making your own journals and medicine bags Finding your creative community

You Are the Medicine

up in the world will directly impact the future and how my children may or may not choose to shine in their own Medicine Walk . As they have grown , I have noticed the different ways that walking in my Medicine has impacted my children ...

Author: Asha Frost

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 140196351X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 257

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Indigenous Medicine Woman Asha Frost invites readers to learn the healing medicine of the 13 Ojibway moons and the spirit animals that will guide their wisdom journey. The Medicine you have been searching for lives within you. Follow the path of the 13 Ojibwe Moons with Animal Spirits and Ancestors as your guides as you unlock your connection to your own unique, inherent healing power. Through storytelling, ceremonies, and Shamanic journeys, learn to apply ancient wisdom to your life in ways that are respectful and conscious of the stolen lands, lives, and traditions of Indigenous peoples. Discover how to: - Ground and root into your own lineage and meet your Ancestral guides. - Practice self-care and rest on your journey. - Return to Ancestral ways of cleansing and purifying. - Trust and surrender so you can manifest and thrive. - Release self-doubt, fear, disconnection, and insecurity.

Core Curriculum for Holistic Nursing

The medicine walk involves three phases: I Preparation readies the individual for the coming journey within the context ofa ... The individual takes a walk by himself or herself with a particular focus, intention, or question.

Author: Track Coordinator for Dnp and Msn Programs Professor of Nursing Quinnipiac University School of Nursing Hamden Connecticut Mary Blaszko Helming

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284031020

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Published in partnership with the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), Core Curriculum for Holistic Nursing, Second Edition is an excellent resource for nurses preparing to become certified in holistic nursing. The first study guide of its kind, it features more than 380 questions and a Foreword written by Barbara Montgomery Dossey. In addition, it covers all major holistic nursing areas with the most current AHNA/ANA Holistic Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice. Topics include principles of holistic nursing leadership, educational strategies for teaching students about the relationship between quality improvement and patient-centered care, holistic research, evidence-based holistic nursing practice, appropriate theory to guide holistic nursing practice, and information about common herbs and supplements. With both basic and advanced questions and answers in each chapter, Core Curriculum for Holistic Nursing, Second Edition gives nurses the opportunity to test their knowledge while gaining valuable test taking experience. New chapters include: * Nursing: Integral, Integrative and Holistic: Local to Global * Holistic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice * Holistic Leadership * Nurse Coaching * Facilitating Change: Motivational Interviewing and Appreciative Inquiry * Evidence-Based Practice * Teaching Future Holistic Nurses: Integration of Holistic and Quality Safety Education (QSEN) Concepts For nurses who want a detailed study guide to holistic nursing, it is a natural companion to Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Sixth Edition by Barbara Montgomery Dossey and Lynn Keegan. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results

Issues in Prevention Diagnostics Screening Statistics and Testing 2011 Edition

For additional information, contact J.M. Gierisch, Duke University Medical Center and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, ... Carr and colleagues published their study in American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Walk ...


Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464967180

Category: Medical

Page: 333

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Issues in Prevention, Diagnostics, Screening, Statistics, and Testing: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Prevention, Diagnostics, Screening, Statistics, and Testing. The editors have built Issues in Prevention, Diagnostics, Screening, Statistics, and Testing: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Prevention, Diagnostics, Screening, Statistics, and Testing in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Prevention, Diagnostics, Screening, Statistics, and Testing: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Holistic Nursing

The medicine walk involves three phases: (1) preparation, (2) solo time, and (3) returning to community. Preparation readies the individual for the coming journey within the context of a supportive community. The individual sits with a ...

Author: Barbara Montgomery Dossey

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 144964564X


Page: 876

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This market-leading resource in holistic nursing is published in cooperation with the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA). Each chapter is revised and updated by contributors from the best-selling Fifth Edition, as well as new thought leaders from the field of holistic nursing. Chapters begin with Nurse Healer Objectives that are divided into theoretical, clinical, and personal subject areas, and then conclude with Directions for Future Research and Nurse Healer Reflections to encourage readers to delve deeper into the material and reflect on what they have learned in each chapter. This text is organized by the five core values contained within the Standards of Holistic Nursing Practice: Core Value 1: Holistic Philosophy, Theories, and Ethics Core Value 2: Holistic Caring Process Core Value 3: Holistic Communication, Therapeutic Environment, and Cultural Diversity Core Value 4: Holistic Education and Research Core Value 5: Holistic Nurse Self-Care

Think Indigenous

Being on a Medicine Walk also allows us to disconnect from all the violence and negativity of the online world . When we devote our attention to the endless assault of people doing horrible things to each other and the horrific things ...

Author: Doug Good Feather

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401956173

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

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A guide to integrating indigenous thinking into modern life for a more interconnected and spiritual relationship with our fellow beings, Mother Earth, and the natural ways of the universe. There is a natural law—a spiritual intelligence that we are all born with that lies within our hearts. Lakota spiritual leader Doug Good Feather shares the authentic knowledge that has been handed down through the Lakota generations to help you make and recognize this divine connection, centered around the Seven Sacred Directions in the Hoop of Life: Wiyóhinyanpata—East: New Beginnings Itókagata—South: The Breath of Life Wiyóhpeyata—West: The Healing Powers Wazíyata—North: Earth Medicine Wankátakáb—Above: The Great Mystery Khúta—Below: The Source of Life Hóchoka—Center: The Center of Life Once you begin to understand and recognize these strands, you can integrate them into modern life through the Threefold Path: The Way of the Seven Generations—Conscious living The Way of the Buffalo—Mindful consumption The Way of the Community—Collective impact