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Bruce Greyson MD with Barbara Harris Whitfield RT

Please answer “Yes,” “No,” or “not sure” for each of the following questions:
1. Does your body ever move spontaneously, without your wanting it to?

2. Does your body ever assume strange positions and hold them for some time?

3. Does your breathing spontaneously become very rapid...

Barbara Harris Whitfield’s book "The Secrets of Medicinal Marijuana"

My first position in health care was in a hospital Emergency room and Intensive Care Unit and then went on to do home care for the dying.

During this time I was published in nursing and respiratory care journals on a subject I coined as “The Emotional Needs of Critical Care Patients"...

Article in THE COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE Sept. 28, 2014

by Stephen Hobbs

About 1,000 show up in Colorado Springs for veterans’ marijuana giveaway.

A free cannabis giveaway at a Colorado Springs hotel Saturday attracted about a thousand people...

Bruce Greyson, M.D. - University of Virginia

Barbara Harris Whitfield’s post-operative near-death experience (NDE) in 1975 transformed her from a materially-oriented housewife and mother into a spiritual crusader (Whitfield’s NDE is included below). She went back to college to become a healthcare professional, studied NDE aftereffects with me in the 1980s, became the first woman elected to the IANDS...

Chapter Two excerpt from "The Power of Humility", 2006

We offer this chapter from our 2006 book The Power of Humility: Choosing peace over conflict in relationships because we believe that humility is the most important ingredient for a smooth spiritual awakening. We define humility as having the openness and willingness to learn more about self, others and the God of our understanding.  The opposite...

Chapter One excerpt from Barbara's book Final Passage

My work with dying people probably would have never come about if I hadn't died myself. I know that sounds strange. How many of us die and get to come back and talk about it? Not many -- we may think -- but that's not true. In 1984, a Gallup poll reported that one in every nineteen Americans has had an NDE. And these first numbers include only adults...

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Charles L. Whitfield, MD

Trauma is any event, usually a non-ordinary one, that harms the body, self, or spirit. It covers a broad range of hurtful experiences, including traumas that involve the physical, sexual, mental, or emotional realms of our being. In their article in this issue...

© 1998 American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 14, Number 4

Barbara Harris Whitfield from her book "Spiritual Awakenings"

WHAT CHANGES US IN A SPIRITUAL AWAKENING? One thing to consider is that we may have had a powerful energy force activated within us. One name that has been given to that energy is Kundalini...

From Charles L. Whitfield's 1987 book "Healing the Child Within"

1. I have numerous choices in my life beyond mere survival.

2. I have a right to discover and know my Child Within.

3. I have a right to grieve over what I didn't get that I needed or what I got ...