Author: Michael Galinsky

Last week I went to St. Louis to shoot an interview with Prince Ea, a hip-hop artist racking up millions of views for his spoken word pieces that merge modern concerns with spiritual matters. A couple of weeks earlier, after seeing a very powerful video that he had made about letting go of stress, I reached out to him about...

On Nov 12th we started a kickstarter campaign to fund our film about mind body medicine. If you like this piece please consider clicking through to see more. [caption id="attachment_17539" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Julie Cafritz playing with the Action Swingers at CBGB mid 90's[/caption] For a couple of years the working title of our film about Dr. John Sarno was "Story...

On Nov 12th we started a kickstarter campaign to fund our film about mind body medicine. If you like this piece please consider clicking through to see more. [caption id="attachment_17522" align="aligncenter" width="908"] The author on a friend's shoulders during Thanksgiving in 1977[/caption] Family holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year, so it’s a good time to think...

This summer I read Eckhart Tolle's book, "A New Earth". The writing helped me get a better understanding of ego and empathy. Now I understand the idea; the thinker that is observing our thoughts is our consciousness, and that the thinker of the thoughts is the ego. Tolle uses the term pain body to reference the way in which identifying...

"Be good to yourself". That's what Dr. Arlene Feinblatt said to me when I was stuck on my office floor, unable to even turn over. Five days earlier, as I tried to type a frustrating email, my leg seized up with incredible force, throwing me to the floor screaming in agony. It had cramped up worse than I had ever...