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I am about to start my fourth week as a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
As I learn new ways to fit OUT and go against the "norm" of being sad and sick, I am finding myself becoming more whole through my education - and I am EXCITED!
To celebrate, I am...
March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pmIf your life could change in a moment, what would you want it to be?
Most of us quickly consider what we'd want from the world or from another person: more love, more money, more respect, more health, more learning, more time.
Now, instead of changing factors outside of your life,...
August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pmSynagogue transformation programs exude good intentions, but do they actually work?
The record is mixed. They are no panacea, but they sometimes benefit participating congregations -- at least temporarily -- by attracting newcomers, energizing existing members and perhaps forcing...
September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm
There are stories that one needs to hear many times in order to remember them, in order to file them in a manner that they can be retrieved when needed. But then I'm sure you have listened to stories that you heard not only with your ears and memory, but with your soul as well;...
April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Guests at one of Heidi Kahn's Passover potlucks stepped into a desert oasis. That year, her Irvine tract home was transformed with a Bedouin makeover achieved by suspending a tent inside. Another year, guests, who always contribute to the feast, were also asked to bring household...