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February 2018

Why Courage Needs Heart

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by Jennifer Norris-Nielsen

When people think of the courageous hero, they often think of winning battles, aggressively overcoming danger and valiantly standing up against unspeakable odds—usually packaged in a very active, fearless daredevil. Who of us can live up to that definition of courage in our daily lives? Are we doomed to see courage only in books, movies or on the news?

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Sip a Local Secret

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by Ingrid Cannes

Rachael Young, a biologist, longtime forager and herbal alchemist, has created her own wild-crafted beverage company, Texana—teas brewed from the native yaupon plant and infused with medicinal herbs and local honey. As the base of her synergistic blends, she’s chosen yaupon not just for the delicious flavor, but also for the health benefits.

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Dr. Deepak Chopra: Elevating Our Health to New Levels

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by Sheila Julson

As a forerunner in integrative medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D., has helped thousands of people worldwide positively transform their lives by understanding the connection between physical health, spirituality and science. He began his medical career in internal medicine and endocrinology and served as chief of staff of the New England Memorial Hospital (now Boston Regional Medical Center) before transitioning into the holistic arena. Through 86 books, as well as videos and television appearances on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show and Tavis Smiley, Chopra has reformed how we understand the body, mind and spirit.

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Vibrating At the Frequency Of Fun Comedy Concert

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Get a healthy dose of conscious comic relief with an afternoon of hilarious, heartfelt musical musings and mindful mischief. Join Unity of Austin at 1 p.m., February 4 for a comedy concert by Greg Tamblyn.

His songs and stories impart empowering life messages, celebrating the best in ourselves while laughing at the rest of ourselves, as well as spiritual insights through the right-brain doorway of music and laughter. It’s “ha-ha” with an “a-ha.”

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Greater Intimacy and Trust with Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication

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Learn how to deepen ways to understand and attain greater openness, intimacy and trust with others and more during a three-day weekend retreat from an expert who shares her advice on a worldwide basis. Dian Killian, a certified trainer with the International Center for Nonviolent Communication, life coach and co-author of the popular book, Connecting Across Differences, will lead the Authenticity, Intimacy and Trust: Creating the Relationships You Want with Nonviolent Communication workshop from February 23 through 25 at LifeWorks, in Austin.

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