Author: Muse

Anne Redelfs, MD

Illness Can Be An Evolutionary Process

Illness Can Be an Evolutionary Process When we perceive illnesses as a threat, we often react first with our animal nature—flight, fight, or freeze. We flee from illness if we can—staying away from those deemed to be contagious, avoiding what is thought to cause illness, and taking into our bodies what we believe will keep…
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November 19, 2021 0

Illness: Foe or Friend?

 The death rate is going up in many areas of the world. This sad statistic has motivated me to share what I’ve learned in my almost 40 years of struggling to achieve and maintain health amidst many who sought to undermine it. Know that I am not speaking as a medical doctor since I…
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November 3, 2021 0

To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain, Feed Your Soul Instead

The holiday season is a time when it is so easy to put on extra weight. In pre-pandemic times, holiday parties served dishes that were heavy in sugar and carbs. That inner child we all have often feels better after a double-fudge brownie or a colorful Christmas cookie. Two or three makes him or her…
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December 3, 2020 0

Soul Search: What Can We Learn from A Virus?

  We are not just physical beings! The “news” is frequently repeating the physical precautions we are to take to stay safe and well during this “global pandemic.” But we must attend to the psychological methods of protecting ourselves too, since we are psychological beings as well. The psychological body includes the heart or emotions…
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April 11, 2020 0

A Quick Human Development Questionnaire

  How Old Is Your Soul? Please answer the questions honestly, but quickly. Choose the answer that best describes your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors consistently over time. A. How do you listen to people’s personal sharing? I pause until they are done talking and then I say what I want to say. I don’t pay…
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September 13, 2019 0

What is a soul gardener?

For much of my life, I’ve enjoyed growing fresh vegetables and herbs as well as plants that feed butterflies, hummingbirds, and nature in general. I find many similarities between gardening plots of land and tending the various aspects of our psychology that together comprise the soul. I call myself a soul gardener because I help you to get the soil of your psyche in good condition and to care for your plants that are in need. As the garden of your life becomes increasingly bountiful and beautiful, others will naturally follow your inspiration.