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About Botón de pensamiento

Reiki and crystal healer, shamanic practitioner, writer, artist, translator and professor. I teach literature and culture at the university, run regular workshops on healing practices, guide trips to the Andes, edit Books on Healing page at AllThingsHealing.com, create therapeutic and ceremonial gemstone jewelry (http://earthpowerstones.com) and design and produce Spanish learning materials (http://barebonesspanish.com).

Meditaciones gratis–en español

Una maestra que respeto mucho me pidió que tradujera unas meditaciones de ella–aquí las ofrecen gratis: http://www.tarabrach.com/audiodharma-Spanish.html

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Estaré contento cuando . . . .

¿Dónde buscar la iluminación?–¿Es cuestión de buscarla–o es un espejismo en el desierto que engaña?

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Blame and Shame—Two Painful yet Avoidable Paths

In terms of emotional, psychological and spiritual health, blame and shame seem to be acts of self–destruction.  They are related in that we must buy into the moral systems that birthed them for their negativity to infect us.  Blame and … Continue reading

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Hoy surgió un dilema en mi mente…

Buenísima pregunta de una amiga. . . . La ley 4, La ley del menor esfuerzo, explicada en  Las 7 Leyes Espirituales del Éxito, (Deepak Chopra), nos recomienda,  no tratar de persuadir a los demás.  Lo que entiendo es que … Continue reading

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Soul-centric Education: Teachers as Healers and Classrooms as Sacred Space

As a student of the public school system and, later, as a university professor, I failed to question the authoritarian nature of education systems and the methodologies they employ. It wasn’t until I began researching the writings of Paolo Freire … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Transform Toxic Thoughts

I saw this segment on a wonderful website All Thing Healing.com.  I approached Sandra Ingerman for permission to translate a portion into Spanish–she graciously said Yes!  Several people have asked for it in its original form (English)–here it is–I’ve added … Continue reading

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10 Sugerencias para Transformar los Pensamientos Tóxicos

Translated from the article “How to Heal Toxic Thoughts” by Sandra Ingerman with permission of the author. http://www.allthingshealing.com/Shamanism/How-to-Heal-Toxic-Thoughts/7384 10 Sugerencias para Transformar los Pensamientos Tóxicos—como trabajar con la energía de los pensamientos y las emociones problemáticos.  De esta manera, usted … Continue reading

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