Established relationships don’t manifest in neat, defined and equally segmented paths. Contriving or clinging — the fixation things happening a specific way — is insistence on control, where fewer possibilities represent low thermodynamic entropy, or disorder. …


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If hope seems hard to access, no worries. Our subconscious knows better than to succumb to hopelessness. Entropy ensures a little bit of hope tucked away in the psyche, filled with vast possibility: if you’re fearful, you’re hopeful.

Over the past several months of unprecedented, sudden and sustained changes, the…


For the apparent freedom to not follow COVID-19 pandemic public health guidelines, there is a steep price: more illness and fatalities, extended lockdowns, and worse economic damage.

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Maneuvering through pandemic existence, with a heightened sense of risk, we immerse ourselves in an elaborate calculation: minimizing exposure and spread of COVID-19…


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On March 12, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, spoke with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. Clearly and concisely, he described the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, notably the serious potential dilemmas facing front-line caregivers in overwhelmed hospitals. On social distancing measures, what struck me most…


Admittedly, I never felt it. I’ve always admired the egalitarian ideology of this man who hails from the cool, rural state of Vermont. I also admire his tremendous courage and persistence, never really diminishing since 2016 but becoming more apparent after a heart attack. I mean…a heart attack. How many…

Maria Gelabert Artiles, Ph.D.

Chemistry professor and yoga teacher, with interests in science connection to spirituality, wisdom and transformation. marylunayoga.com/yogic-earth

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