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Applying the Five Principles of Ohashiatsu to Community Engagement

Recently I was looking through old files and came across this list of principles for practicing a certain kind of shiatsu massage called Ohashiatsu.  Ohashiatsu practice works off the paradoxical idea that when we are serving another person, the more we try to “do something,” the less effective we will be. Read more.

Faith Communities, Social Relationships and Health

A few years ago a study came out that showed that social relationships--the human connections that we share with other people--have a powerful influence on our health.   Read more.

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