The ancient practice of yoga represents self-managed evolution, according to John deMinico, internationally-renowned teacher of yoga and Eastern philosophy. Evolution—if defined as moving from an overwhelmed, irritable self to a relaxed, healthy self—is a bonus for the 15 million adults in the U.S. who practice this increasingly popular form of mind-body exercise.
About Ann L. Dunnewold, Ph.D.
Ann L. Dunnewold, Ph.D. has written 8 articles so far, you can find them below.
Sarah Palin’s “mama grizzlies” video fans the flames of fear that already fuel the over-parenting trend in this country. In an apparent effort to reach out to middle of-the-road women, Palin’s PAC video launches a vague attack on the “fundamental transformation of this country,” embedded with a challenge for moms to take action toward preserving [...]
After a score of years in print, what is the cultural score on the feminist-vegan message about meat-eating? This is the second in a two part interview with Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, in which Carol talks with Ann Dunnewold, Ph.D., about the progress–and lack thereof–in [...]
The unquestioned vegan bible, The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, celebrates twenty years in print this year with the release of an updated anniversary edition. At the same time, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management released research detailing the continued link between meat-eating and gender role stereotypes, i.e., real men still don‘t [...]
The law of attraction. Create your own reality. Manifest the life of your dreams. The buzz sucks us in—who wouldn’t want to achieve the ideal life simply by thinking the “right thoughts?” But what are the facts? This recurring column for skeptics explores the scientific research on the mind-body connection and the power of thought [...]
The movie Babies has been lauded for its ‘cuteness factor.’ Audiences tuning in–or out– for this reason may miss two key messages of the film: the unnecessary push to over-parent promulgated by Western culture, and the universality of human experience. Director Thomas Balmés chronicles the development of four babies around the globe, enticing viewers to coo, [...]
Distrust of Congress is near record levels; Americans feel powerless to influence lawmakers. Changing expectations, which currently border on learned helplessness, are something each citizen can control. American voters need to expect honest, reliable representation of their interests from legislators, holding them accountable, if the current dissatisfaction is to be remedied. Given growing evidence of [...]