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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali-Part 3

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Patanjali-yoga sutras

The Third Chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali By Tom Hess   The third chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali starts with the last three of the eight limbs of yoga. The sixth limb of yoga is dharana, the art of concentration, fixing the mind on something and keeping it there. The seventh… Read more »

What’s in a FACE?

Julia Worrall
Julia Worrall

Foundations for Airway and Craniofacial Excellence By Julia Worrall, RN, Executive Director, FACE Do you ever look in the mirror and notice the asymmetries and flaws in your face? Of course you do—you’re only human—we all do it. But did you know that the imperfections in your face can relay underlying medical information with important… Read more »

Water Is Life

Good water store
Good water store

Water Is Life By Phyllis Humber   When searching for life on other planets and throughout the universe, scientists first seek to establish the presence of water. All life requires water, not only to exist, but to survive, thrive, and to be healthy. Life as we know it here on our mother planet, Earth, is… Read more »

Magic Needle Therapy

How Magic Needle Therapy Can Relieve Your Pain Today, America is facing an opioid crisis. For every ache and ill feeling, there is a drug to turn the pain into numbness. At the same time, many people are seeking alternative healing remedies that are noninvasive and not addictive.   The Birth of a Natural Healing… Read more »

Book Reviews for July 2018

Light Therapies: A Complete Guide to the Healing Power of Light By Anadi Martel ISBN-13: 978-1-62055-729-7 (Healing Arts Press, 2018) This is probably one of the most up-to-date books on a very old, if not ancient, form of healing. Tesla once said, “If you want to understand the universe, look at it as energy and… Read more »

As Within, So Without

Redtail
Redtail

As Within, So Without By Jim Redtail Collins, PhD “If enough of us do the inner work, we will make it.”—Carl Jung   When Jung wrote this, he was referring to what he called the shadow—those aspects of consciousness and behaviors that we do not or will not recognize in ourselves. Instead we project them… Read more »

Allowing Our Shadows

Shadow self
Shadow self

The Art of Allowing Our Shadows            By Aeray Lumm   In the last article, we talked about what shadows are and how they play a role in our lives. Primarily, we focused on why “fixing, changing, or repressing” our shadows doesn’t work to bring real change, and that the path to real change lies in… Read more »

Social Media and Dopamine

What follows is an article I wrote for the Jul/Aug/Sept issue of Lotus Guide on the subject of social media and technology and its affects on our society including the science behind dopamine and their accompanying addictions. This page is to add some videos to watch that back up and add to what I am… Read more »

Kathy Zavada Interview with Lotus Guide

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kathy-zavada

This is an interview with Kathy Zavada, the minister of the Unity Church of Oroville. We’re going to dive right in and I’m going to take a few excerpts from the interview, which can be viewed on our YouTube channel at www.YouTube.com/LotusGuide. I also interviewed Kathy for my Spiritual Activist radio show at www.BBSradio.com/spiritualactivist. We… Read more »

In Search of Balance

By Jane Miners When we think of balance, often we think of stillness. There’s a picture of one sitting quietly in meditation just being still. And though that will happen from time to time, balance is actually the fluctuations, the flow of life, the movement of experience and emotion. The universe is not still, our… Read more »