How to Treat Childhood Illness

By Philip Incao, MD Summer 2001, The Child - Issue #24 All of the common illnesses of childhood are inflammations. "Infection" is the wrong word for them because it suggests that we get sick because germs invade us. This is misleading. We are always exposed to, and often harbor, germs and yet we only occasionally get sick. Why do we ... Read More ►

Unfolding Childhoods Magic

An Interview with Joseph Chilton Pearce Issue: Fall 2004, HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE - Issue #38  Joseph Chilton Pearce is a renowned educator and author. His third book, Magical Child, has been in print continuously since 1977. Altogether, he has written seven books, co-authored an eighth, and produced a number of articles. All but his second book are still in print. ... Read More ►

Waldorf Values Find a Home in Cohousing Communities

By Neshama Abraham Paiss Issue: Summer 2005, HEALTH & THE SENSES - Issue #40 Today when I picked up my six-year old daughter from her Waldorf school, I felt delight at the lively conversations among the parents, teachers and kids of all ages. It reminded me of how people socialize in our cohousing courtyard. Turning to Halonah I said, “You ... Read More ►

Respecting the Will of the Other

Michaela Gloeckler, M.D. on Adolescence interview by Johannes Denger Issue: Fall 2006, The Teenage Years; Issue #45 Why do young people today need help? Everyone needs help – especially if they are unable or at least not sufficiently capable of helping themselves. The answer is directed to the current life situation and also the age of the person in question. ... Read More ►

Older and Wiser

Issue: Spring 2007, Staying Human in the Computer Age; Issue #47 The Blessings of Our Elders Radio host Glenn Brooks invited LILIPOH editor Christy Korrow to be a guest on his show, along with Native American healer and naturopath Phillip Cloudpiler. What follows is excerpted from one of their on-air conversations. Broadcast on KRXA in Monterey, California on Saturdays at 11 ... Read More ►

Math – An Exercise in Esoteric Development

By Lori Mackinder Issue: Spring 2007, Staying Human in the Computer Age; Issue #47 The heart chakra, a 12-petalled lotus flower, is the chakra to develop for our current time. We associate the heart as the center of our love, our compassion, and the warmth and coldness of our soul. According to the writings of Rudolf Steiner, six of the ... Read More ►

Teaching our Children to Read, Write and Spell

By Susan Johnson, M.D. Issue: Fall 2007: Issue #49, Vol. 12 Proprioceptive System There is a widely-held belief that if we just start teaching children to write, read, and spell in preschool, they will become better writers, readers, and spellers by the time they reach the first and second grades. This is, however, not true. The truth is that children ... Read More ►

Contact with Wild Places: The Antidote to Nature Deficit Disorder

By Ricardo Sierra Issue: Spring 2008: The Spirit in Color - Issue #51, Vol. 13   “It is hard to argue with a thunderstorm, or blame poison ivy on the plant.” As a boy growing up in upstate New York, I attended the pioneering class of the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. It was a very rural area, (some of my classes ... Read More ►

De-Clutter Your Holidays

By Lynn Jericho Issue: Fall 2008: Social Health - Issue #53, Vol. 13 Finding The Meaning of Your Traditions The Fall is rich with favorite holidays. We have Halloween with costumes and trick or treating, Thanksgiving with food and gratitude and the Christmas and Chanukah Season with more traditions and activities than we can imagine. Each holiday requires its own ... Read More ►