RUMUR | Michael Galinsky
Rumur, Documentary, Filmmaking, Brooklyn, New York, Video Production, True Crime
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Author: Michael Galinsky

25 Mar The Story Behind The Story

On Tuesday I got a steady stream of emails about a new study that found that mindfulness meditation is a more effective treatment for back pain than either cognitive behavioral therapy or standard care (physical therapy, pain medication, etc). The people writing to me were all aware of the film about Dr. John Sarno that we have been working...

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22 Mar Spring Light Meditation

Yesterday I wrote about spring and "The Presence Process". Today I once again walked in the meadow and took pictures. It was cold this morning and there was a hard frost on the ground. As the sun rose it burned off the frost in moments. When I saw this I knew I had a short window of...

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21 Mar Spring Awakening

“I respond consciously to all my experiences” This is a mantra that I have been repeating each morning and evening this week. I’m on week three of the ten week “Presence Process” as outlined in Michael Brown’s book of the same name. I have been meditating in different ways for the past two years so I was somewhat prepared...

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07 Feb The Predicaments of Life

[caption id="attachment_19550" align="aligncenter" width="667"] A Kathe Kollowitz image that hung in the hallway of my home while I was growing up.[/caption] My mother is fiercely independent and in the past this has caused us to have some conflicts. We once had a two hour “heated discussion” on the phone because I dared to check with her doctor to make sure...

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20 Jan Character

[caption id="attachment_19505" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] painting by Missionary Mary Proctor, Tallahasse FL[/caption] In the story that I’d like to write, my interaction with my teenager would go like this, “Honey, it’s time for bed. Put down that ipod and brush your teeth.” “Can I just say good night to my friend?” “Right, its already a half hour past bed time- one text, that’s it....

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17 Jan The Shifting Narrative

When I walk in the meadow making images, I often try to find new ways of seeing the landscape. I find that seeking new perspectives visually helps me to think differently about everything else. As I took a walk the other morning, I reflected on the flood of reports and studies that confirm the importance of the mind...

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