Category: Local Community

THE NEW AMERICA

Jack Allis
Jack Allis

What is America, anyway? By Jack Allis I am going to be talking about traditional mainstream politics here, as in Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal, and what’s really going on behind the scenes today. So, it’s necessary to disclose which side I am on and whatever bias I might have. I am on neither… Read more »

Is Yoga a Spiritual Practice

Yoga Center of Chico
Yoga Center of Chico

By Tom Hess Yes, what makes yoga practice spiritual is the deepening of the experience for the practitioner. This inner experience is the means to see the true Self within. Most modern yoga today teach a series of postures that relate to the body with stretching and strengthening positions that increase the health of the… Read more »

Mindfulness-Be The Watcher

Dhara-Meditation
Dhara-Meditation

By Dhara Lemos Meditation and meditation techniques are a passion of mine! They transformed my life and also saved it a few times. But now more than ever, with the coronavirus outbreak and quarantine, meditation techniques are helping me cope with my emotions so I can stay in a healthy state of mind and body.… Read more »

Self-Care for Today’s Times

Leigh Ann Lipscomb
Leigh Ann Lipscomb

Leigh Ann Lipscomb, Ph.D. We begin today with the story of a woman who has graciously agreed for me to share her experience. The information is factual, but her name has been changed to protect her confidentiality. Mariah lives in Chico and is in her early fifties. Early in 2020, she experienced lack of motivation,… Read more »

Are We Tiptoeing Towards Totalitarianism?

Thomas Jefferson-1
Thomas Jefferson-1

Just Asking… By Rahasya Poe NOTE: I originally had a couple of questions about Black Lives Matter but decided I couldn’t even ask a question about them because most people are so dis informed about the reality, plus, those questions actually need to be asked by the black community. But I do discuss them in… Read more »

Questions for Chief Reinbold

Interview With Paradise Police Chief Eric Reinbold For anyone paying attention, it’s easy to see that something very strange and dangerous is going on regarding protests and law enforcement in our country. We all know things can go terribly wrong with protests and law enforcement, Kent State comes to mind. But now the situation has… Read more »

CALIRUB-Xena

CaliRub
CaliRub

Let’s Talk Terpenes! By: Xena Gale, Founder/Creator of CALIRUB There is so much to share with you about terpenes, ESPECIALLY the terpenes in CALIRUB. Let’s start at the beginning. CALIRUB is unique in that it was designed to be much more than an effective topical pain relief formula. First, we wanted it to smell heavenly.… Read more »

THINK Beyond Your Genes

Bruce Lipton
Bruce Lipton

Br Dr. Bruce Lipton But it all comes down to: “What do you fear?” In the current pandemic, are you concerned about a loss of income during the quarantine, or an inability to pay for needed healthcare at a medical center, or perhaps, for most, the ultimate fear is the vision of dying from coronavirus… Read more »

COVID-19

fiona forrest
fiona forrest

COVID-19   (Suggestions from Herbalists Jules Pecson at Fiona’s Forest and Darcy Williamson at From the Forest) How can we be pro-active to protect ourselves from the possibility of contracting COVID-19? We know to keep a safe distance from others, stay in place when possible, and frequently wash our hands. When hand washing, regular soap… Read more »

CoronaVirus Update

What follows is the article, unedited I might add, that will appear in the Spring issue of Lotus Guide. This issue will also be available ONLINE through our website. The printed issue won’t be distributed until the 3rd week of April but I wanted to get this out there before then. CoronaVirus UPDATE Social Distancing,… Read more »