July 2018, Issue 86
The Monthly Jewel
  This is no time for cynicism or giving into despair;  this is the time we have come to life to live, the time to work for what we truly love.   ~ Michael Meade
The Lost Art of Listening

Kalpana (Rose) M. Kumar, M.D.
 The "art of listening" is a lost art; in our public life, our personal life, and when we seek care from our medical professionals.  When a physician takes the time to truly listen to a patient's history, story,  and biography a completely different level of care and healing can and will take place. Dr. Kumar describes the difference between traditional corporate medicine and integrative medicine where listening to the patient is the first, vitally important  step. Read more...

In case you missed it, here is PART 2 of Dr. Kumar's informative pieces 
on TMJ4's Morning Blend!
Part I aired in May and was so well received our Dr. Rose was invited back! See Part I  here.

Peace Treaty

Eric Ehrke, LCSW, LMFT

  In an argument, most of us focus on our point of view and the other person's distortion. That approach doesn't work very well and can exacerbate a loving connection when it continues to happen between two people over a period of time (such as in family relationships).   The "Peace Treaty" approach considers chronic conflict and strong emotion as an opportunity for individual growth.  Read more to learn about this powerful approach to keep ourselves and our relationships strong and healthy. Read more

with Eric Ehrke, LCWS, LMFT

A Two-Day Workshop about
Cultivating Inner Peace, Mindfulness and Love
Free Introductory Talk: Thursday, September 13th 6:30-7:30 PM

Course: Saturday, September 15th, 9-4 PM
              Saturday, September 29th,9-4 PM 
Cost:    $220 (or $195 if paid by Aug. 23)
            Includes a copy of my book, Henosis.
How to Register:   Call the Ommani Center at 262.695.5311

The Mechanism of Acupuncture 

Aimee Brown, LAc, MSOM

Attached you'll find an easy to understand, brief YouTube link from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia, aka RMIT University, about acupuncture.  Dr. Zhen Zheng does a great job at simply explaining the mechanisms at work within your body when you receive acupuncture. We recommend that you take the a few minutes and view this link...Acupuncture - How it Works

by Rose Kumar, M.D.

The Food as Medicine cooking class at MKE Public Market on July 18 is sold out! The next class is in September 5th! Detox!
Check the website to register   MKE Public Market -DETOX 
Important Things to Know About the Way Homeopathy Works

David Johnson, CCH

The body, mind, and emotions function as an inter-connected whole to help us grow, develop and survive.  Stated another way, they maintain "homeostasis" in the midst of the chaos of life.  Symptoms are the signals that alert you to an imbalance - homeopathic care initiates the body's self-healing.  Read More
Filling up quickly - take advantage now!

Willfulness and Greed 
vs Mother Nature

By Boris Matthews, Ph.D., LCSW

 Many psychologists say that fairy tales tell us much about human development.   Our own, Boris Matthews, PhD, LCSW, shares a fairy tale and its allegorical message to reveal moral and ethical ideas, as well as psychological insights. The fairy tale is not just for children...  Read more  

with Mary Brill, LCSW guest lecturer
A workshop beginning September 7, 2018

Dates: 9/7/18- 11/16/18, alternate Friday's
Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM
Fee: $570 must be paid before September 7th
Register via email  -   Mary@brillcounseling.com

Mary Brill, LCSW is 
known for her unique ability to tame the inner critic and foster self-acceptance.  She is recommended by Drs. Kumar and Matthews.

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