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Help me help Veterans on Valentines Day with CDs & Gift Baskets! Yes, I invite my readers to help me support Veterans with PTSD, as well as the families of dying and fallen Veterans, in Southern California. Valentine’s Day is the day of the Heart. And the heart IS the physical center of our emotional well-being. The term ”Soldiers Heart” was the Civil War term for shell shock or PTSD. SoldiersHeart.org addresses the spiritual wounds of Veterans and their families by developing a new and honorable warrior identity supported by community. So I would like to send them my VETERANS STRESS RELIEF CDs for Valentine’s Day. Can you help me do that?
Over the holidays I provided 75 gift baskets at my own expense to HonoringOurFallen.org. I also funded 200 Vets Stress Relief CDs and CDs designed for the general public for the widows and families. My fundraising outreach was sabotaged by my collision with a drunk driver so I covered the outlays alone. Here with Elizabeth England, we’d planned on 150 baskets. Now I’m continuing again for Valentine’s Day with CDs and gifts for three Vets group, including TheTwilightBrigade.org which helps Vets in their last days.
If you donate toward this Veterans Valentine’s Day Outreach right here at BrainBodyBliss.com you will be helping support dying Veterans, grieving families, and the young returning soldiers who are struggling with trauma, toxic accumulations, excessive medications, and difficult economic circumstances.
The PAYPAL button is below and on the BrainBodyBliss.com Veterans page. Another way to help this campaign is simply to purchase a Vet or non-Vet CD for yourself or to give to a friend. The proceeds will go directly toward this campaign. The Blind Veterans Association has ordered fifty CDs for their members.
EarthHarmonyFoundation.org is handling any large tax deductible donations for this cause. I am currently Director of Community Outreach for EarthHarmonyFoundation.org [EFH], founder and manager of the organization’s food bank program and the Veterans PTSD Project. EHF is a non-profit educational, environmental, and humanitarian organization dedicated to protecting the world’s marginalized, including Veterans, children, and the planet. A non-profit 501C3, it will accept donations towards our efforts for SoldiersHeart.org, TheTwilightBrigade.org, and HonoringOurFallen.org.
Soldier’s Heart, developed by Edward Tick, Ph.D., provides a unique and comprehensive model to address the emotional and spiritual wounds of veterans and their families. Edward Tick’s groundbreaking book, War and the Soul, explores ancient and cross-cultural warrior traditions that reveal the necessities for successful warrior return.
Honoring Our Fallen (http://honoringourfallen.org) was created specifically to aid families in the tragic moments of a fallen warrior’s return home and to continue support through outreach programs. There are 743 Californians who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, leaving behind devastated families. California is home to the largest number of military who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Twilight Brigade is one of the largest end-of-life care organizations, operating as an independent agency within VA hospitals and hospice care facilities across America. I have studied with founder, Dannion Brinkley, who has 5,000 volunteers. His endorsement on my CD means a lot. We are intersupporting each other’s efforts.
VETERANS STRESS RELIEF CDs: Both versions of guided relaxation meditations encourage the release of endorphins and dopamine—our body’s natural ‘feel good’ chemicals—to spread them into receptor sites in EVERY CELL OF THE BODY. The easy self-help exercises and practical tools provide a self-healing empowerment for PTSD, depression, loss, and grief, or to rise from ‘Okay’ to higher states of wellbeing. STRESS RELIEF recordings are available for free listening on this website www.BrainBodyBliss.com. Thousands of young soldiers are suffering fatal heart attacks from too many meds for pain and mental suffering. We have to provide another answer.
Renowned singer/songwriter Graham Nash has contributed generously to my project of acupuncture and STRESS RELIEF CDs. It complements a Veteran’s ongoing therapies and helps restore well-being and good sleep. I have lectured twice at the Combat Stress Conference about the science behind them and my work has been well-received and found many new supporters for cellular meditation for PTSD.
Happy Valentine’s Day! May your heart shine…!
Famed singer/songwriter Graham Nash is having an exhibit of his photographic collages– of social/political content– at the Gallery 169 in Santa Monica, at 169 Channel Rd at Chatauqua and PCH. The opening is on September 1st and it will run into October. Graham will donate part of the proceeds to support my Veterans Stress Release CD Project for veterans with PTSD. I will be donating them to veterans through the Veterans for Peace organization. Graham has already written an endorsement for my CDs: “I am against war, but I support efforts like these CDs that support the men and women who are fighting for us.”
Graham is a mensch.
The CDs include practical advice, guided imagery & focused breath sensation to help normalize biochemical imbalances, reprogram negative patterns, release endorphins, achieve emotional readjustment— with innovative self-help exercises to improve focus and wellbeing. Initially designed for everybody and titled Cellular Meditation, also available, I added material about the military experience to create a separate version for veterans. Two selections are available for listening on my website (currently being updated) CellularMeditation.com.
Cellular Meditation is about getting endorphins, our own feel-good chemicals into ALL THE CELLS–ALL THE BRAINS– OF THE BODY–sensing them from inside via our breath. Since we are 99.9% pure air and energy, we can finally taste our real make-up. Based on physiology and neurochemistry, I try to guide the listener to better understand the power we have over our own thoughts and emotions. Science now validates the conscious mind’s ability to alter neuro-peptides.
The CDs are an adjunct to acupuncture as a program for releasing deep-seated anxiety and depression through a combination of
1) Acupuncture treatment especially in the ear— an outcropping of the brain, and thus a way to access the brain centers.
2) Pulsed Electro-magnetic Field Stimulator (PEMF) FDA approved for treating depression.
3) Deep-state endorphin release, achieved through herbs, specialized massage, breathing/sensation techniques, verbal programming, and other modalities. Acupuncture point combinations have been discovered for opening up frozen chakras–stimulating bio-energy frequencies that can help “teach” traumatized cells how to unlearn most dysfunctional reactions and states such as fear, demoralization, inflammation, toxification, and overall systems blockage. This treatment affects trauma, anxiety and depression, by helping to dissipate intracellular energy trauma and revitalize subcellular metabolism.
More importantly, it is possible to heal ancestral, genetic emotional trauma—the psychic pain that we have inherited from generations of suppression. Genetic studies reveal that we still carry the emotional scars of our forefathers in the DNA of our mitochondria. This DNA, in contrast to the DNA in our cellular nuclei, is in fact accessible and re-programmable. This is a huge breakthrough in our understanding of the alterability of our genetic make-up. (It must be added that we also carry the DNA from a previous era when our ancestors built open cities, not fortresses— and sharing, not conflict, was the order of the day. Will we ever return to that era of abundance for all?
T’is my prayer…