Alberto Villoldo, Cuba

Medical anthropologist and psychologist.

  • A new home

    Alberto Villoldo, Cuba

    (Submitted by Eliza Schmidts, South Africa)

    A man I knew lived for a time in a house that was built from a kit sold by a Sears and Roebuck’s catalogue many decades ago. It was solid, small, and practical, and it suited him for a time. But as the years went by and his circumstances changed, he outgrew the little home. Its charms were lost on him, and he longed for a house more appropriate for the life he was living and the life he wished to create.

  • A supernatural love story

    Alberto Villoldo, Cuba

    (Submitted by June Weston, USA)

    Despite being trained in science, like most other humans I am somewhat superstitious, and believe that anything out of my ordinary day-to-day experience is unusual, when not outright terrifying. For the shaman, the supernatural world does not exist. There is only the natural world, which has a visible and an invisible dimension.

  • The flow of creativity

    Alberto Villoldo, Cuba

    (Submitted by Deborah Reese, Canada)

    The moment you stop hiding from yourself is the moment you step into the flow of creativity - where you can choose to think, act and feel differently.

  • The hummingbird

    Alberto Villoldo, Cuba

    (Submitted by The Art of Living Team)

    Whether you realize it or not, we are all dreaming the world into being. What we’re engaging in is not the sleeping dream we’re familiar with, but the waking dream we craft with our eyes open.