Category: Education and Counseling

Are You Digesting Everything You Eat?

Digestion Relief Center
Digestion Relief Center

By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   Ever read an article whose description of symptoms points to that idea you need to supplement your diet with more of “this or that”? Have you ever gone to a doctor or nutritionist and learned you are “low” on a certain nutrient? Ever had an official blood test… Read more »

Fiona’s Forest Herbal Solutions

By Jules Pecson, Wild Craft Herbalist    Herbal solutions and natural skin-care products have found a home at Fiona’s Forest in Paradise, California. As an herbalist, I harvest local plants, process the gathered components, and offer an apprenticeship program at the shop. The local environment provides hundreds of herbs to accommodate “wild crafting,” which offers… Read more »

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

By Jim Redtail Collins A well-known axiom, expressed in various ways but common to all spiritual teachings, is: As within, so without. In practical terms, this means that our experiences of life spring from the patterns we carry within us. Although we think we are walking around making conscious choices with our “free will,” more… Read more »

Unbroken Commitment

Unbroken Commitment By Tom Hess    We at Yoga Center of Chico are celebrating our three-year anniversary this month and we want to thank the people of Chico and the greater Northern Central Valley for supporting us. We are committed to bringing you the best, most consistent yoga teaching that we can. One of the… Read more »

Brain Allergies: Problems and Solutions

Brain Allergies: Problems and Solutions By Dr. Mark Light and Vickie Van Scyoc, RN What do autism, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, headaches, or ordinary forgetfulness have in common? It might be allergies! Symptoms of Brain Allergies Include: Depression Anger Irritability Hallucinations Delusions Anxiety Insomnia Learning disability Fatigue Headache Brain fog   “There is hardly any human disease… Read more »

A Perspective on Plant Spirituality

A Perspective on Plant Spirituality By Shea Smith When we plan our classes at HAALo, we choose topics that our community is “buzzing about” or about which we see a pattern of questions happening regularly in our shop. Recently, we’ve had a steady stream of conversations with our customers who come in to share whispered… Read more »

Kindness Above All

Kindness Above All A Community Message from Sacred Seven NPO | Awakened Yoga By C.J. Nava Kindness Whether or not we consciously acknowledge it as fact, we crave, feed on, thrive in, and long for it. Humanity has an active history embracing leaders, masters, guides—many of whom held unconditional love and kindness as a foundation… Read more »

Olive Oils of Excellence-Darro Grieco

Keys to Olive Oils of Excellence By Darro Grieco Berkeley Olive Grove produces food of true natural value via traditional agriculture’s healthy soil, air, and rainwater. This is not a modern industrial operation dependent on artificial means. Art and science, tradition, and technology can achieve healthful foods with wonderful taste and other beneficial food and… Read more »

Designer Perception

Designer Perception By Redtail It seems that the leading edges of science agree with the wise fool “Nasrudin,” who appears in Sufi teaching tales making illogical observations such as “If I hadn’t believed it, I wouldn’t have seen it with my own eyes.” Though conventional wisdom insists that seeing is believing, scientific evidence suggests it… Read more »