Waldorf Emergency and Trauma Pedagogy Comes to the US How Trauma-Informed Care Works for Children Living in Poverty by Ida Oberman

The term “Emergency Pedagogy” is one that has emerged over the past fifteen years to coincide with the dramatic increase in natural disasters, such as the Philippines befallen by earthquakes in 2018 and the cyclone in Mozambique as recently as April 2019. What evolved through a Waldorf educational approach provided healing for many children. How it all began Stuttgart 2006 ... Read More ►

Sleep. A Wonderful Resource by Daciana Iancu, MD

We need to allow an anabolic, or building up process for the physical and etheric to regenerate. The physical and etheric bodies, when separated from the higher members, have the opportunity to replenish themselves. The ego and astral bodies exit and enter in rhythmic patterns throughout the night.   What an interesting phenomenon happens every night. Darkness descends, activity decreases, ... Read More ►

Anthroposophic Health_Winter 2019_Women’s Health

LILIPOH, Winter 2019 Special Section on Women's Heath authored by members of the Association for Anthroposophic Medicine & Therapies in America (AAMTA) (click the links below and the pdf version of the article will automatically download) Cinderella-Aschenputtel Viewed Through Anthroposophy, Cathy Marconi Fostering Your Warmth and the Warmth of Those Around You, Elizabeth Sustick, RN Osteoporosis, Andrea Rentea, MD and ... Read More ►

The Growing Trend of Mistletoe Therapy as an Integral Part of Individualized Integrative Cancer Care: New mistletoe options and the emerging role of Helleborus niger

by Steven M Johnson, DO The global occurrence of cancer is still increasing and is the leading cause of death in Western countries. For two decades now about half of all cancer patients in North America and Europe have used some form of integrative cancer care (ICC).  Viscum album (mistletoe) remains the most studied and prescribed medicine within integrative medicine ... Read More ►

Forming a Grass-Roots Organization – Healing as a Social Task: Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophical Medicine (PAAM) Introduces the New Patient and Friends Organization

by Stephen Johnson, DO A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. ---Mahatma Ghandi Although being president of the Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophical Medicine (PAAM) can be a challenging task at times (especially saying the name), I appreciate the opportunity it affords me to meet so many good people from around the world. Recently, I have ... Read More ►

Cinderella-Aschenputtel Viewed Through Anthroposophy

by Cathy Marconi Fairy tales transcend time. Their origins go back to the distant past and are found in oral traditions around the world. Fairy tales take us on a journey that joins body with soul and spirit. They are often inspired, and are thought to bring us closer to the angelic realm through their picture-language. According to artist and ... Read More ►

From the Publisher

Dear Readers, What to say! What to say! What to write – what to write. I was considering leaving the page empty – speechless. I was considering just one word – VOTE. How to proceed in the face of distortion, untruth, manipulation, mockery? How to stand strong in the face of homophobia, hatred of others and immigrants? How to process ... Read More ►

Old Age

By Renee Meyer, MD Even if we are enjoying a vigorous middle age, somewhere in our sixties we begin to sense our mortality. A quiet, persistent reminder arises from deep recesses of our thoughts, or stirs the air behind our shoulders. It breathes “but time may overcome you,” when we indulge in long-term planning or think fondly of undertaking a ... Read More ►