Category: Professional

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Jeanette Conery
Jeanette Conery

By Jeanette Conery The International Association of Yoga Therapists (the accrediting body for all yoga therapists) says that “Yoga Therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.” It’s important to know that yoga therapists aren’t setting out to “cure”… Read more »

Detoxification of the Pineal Gland

By Mark Light, MD   The pineal gland is known as the “third eye” or all-seeing-eye because it has been perceived that it can envision far beyond the physical eyes, allowing it to relate and interpret physical and emotional signals and vibrations of the body to the brain. The pineal gland is named after the… Read more »

Cannabidiol 101

Plus CBD Oil
Plus CBD Oil

What Is CBD?   By Amabelle Dela Cruz   Cannabidiol, or CBD, has long garnered attention in the realm of natural products but has recently become more openly accepted among the medical community, and for good reason. From baby boomers to millennials, people from all walks of life are raving about the health benefits CBD… Read more »

Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

Fasting

Michael Turk
Michael Turk

A Forgotten Approach to Chronic Disease   By Michael Turk   As modern society puts more demands on our physical and mental well-being, we often turn to food, alcohol, and drugs with numerous side effects to temporarily suppress the side effects and to numb the pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read more »

We Live in Two Bodies

Physics and god
Physics and god

Science Confirms Ancient Spiritual Teaching?   By Joseph “Puru” Selbie   Have you ever seen a glow of light around someone? It can happen when the ambient light is not too bright and especially when you are in a calm and mellow mood. Have you ever felt a shared electric thrill pass through you at… Read more »

What Force Do You Wish to Feed?

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paula galindo-logo

By Paula Galindo   Humans experience two distinct forces within themselves. One is the animal/instinctive force, and the other is the transcendental force. Both forces participate in our decision making to different degrees. They each exert a powerful influence over the way we do things and how we perceive other people and the world around… Read more »

How Did We Get Here?

Kathleen Hallal
Kathleen Hallal

By Rahasya Poe   The short answer to this question is “apathy and greed.” But considering the fate of our children, our country, and the world, let’s look at some specifics that address the problem. I think it’s well worth our time to look deeply and seriously into this subject. I was recently invited by… Read more »

Fall and Winter Allergies-Dr-Patrick

Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief
Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief

Do You Have Fall and Winter Allergies?   By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   Most people think of allergies as a spring thing but allergies are becoming increasingly more common for many people in the fall and winter. Some of the more common fall and winter allergens include pollen, mold, pet dander, dust, dust… Read more »

Shingles-Dr.Patrick

Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief
Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief

Are You Itching To Get Rid of Your Shingles? By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   “S h i n g l e s”—not the roofing kind but the body rash kind—is a condition that’s best to avoid by understanding how to prevent it and how to get treated if it does occur. Shingles is… Read more »