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Fate or Destiny?

By Jim Redtail Collins, PhD Would you like to let go of the need to learn through adversity and become a creative force in your own life?             Personal power—according to the shamans of Peru—involves two interrelated components: flexibility of perception and an attitude of complete responsibility for everything: the opposite of being a victim… Read more »

Passion and Excellence

at Berkeley Olive Grove OK … I’ll admit that we might be a little biased when it comes to our advertisers in the Lotus Guide, but every once in a while we think we need to say something about them, and this is one of those times. It started in the parking lot at a… Read more »

Interview with Bruce Lipton

 Watch the entire interview by scrolling down. One of the reasons I love to talk with Bruce Lipton is that he has this uncanny way of overlaying biological processes onto world problems, which usually gives a clear answer or solution to what’s going on. I believe we live in times of great danger and at… Read more »

Your Mind as Medicine

Healing with Placebo  By Joe Dispenza For anyone who is paying attention there’s little doubt that we are evolving and with that evolution comes, not only new ideas, but new abilities. We know from independent studies that when we are in pain we have the ability to produce morphine; in researching asthma we now know… Read more »

The Layers of the Yoga Practice

By Tom Hess   According to the Taittiriya Upanishad, there are five layers, or kosas, to traverse on our yoga paths. These layers, or sheaths, provide us a path to follow and certain signposts along the way. They also describe the depth and potential of the practice of yoga. The beginning of the journey for… Read more »

Animals Have Allergies Too

By Vickie Van Scyoc, RN, and Mark Light, MD   Animals can develop allergies just as people can and to many of the same substances. These allergies can have a severe impact on their health, well-being, and comfort. Their immune systems respond to an allergen, seeing it as foreign and causing a reaction. Reactivity can… Read more »

Longshotsville

A New Film by Jody McNicholas “Inspiring the Creative Healer in Us All” By Nikki Lyn Pugh In 2010, the American Journal of Public Health published a sweeping review of more than 100 studies that connected the arts to physical and emotional healing. What they discovered was groundbreaking: Art reduced stress responses, increased positive emotions,… Read more »

Integrating Medicine and Ideas

By Dr. Kelly Otani I would like to introduce our Lotus Guide community to Dr. Otani, whom I met while being interviewed in the documentary A Wave of Compassion, which was about alternative ways to deal with addiction. When I met Dr. Otani, he was working for Enloe Hospital helping patients who had tried everything,… Read more »

Stop Stress and Achieve Goals through Hypnotherapy

By Julia Ferré Every time John attempts to go to the eighth floor (or higher) in a tall building, he sweats and his heart races. He feels nervous, nauseated, and has trouble breathing. He wonders if there is a way to deal with the anxiety so he can get to those top levels. Andrew enjoys… Read more »

The Skill of Happiness

By Jim Redtail Collins How you see the world determines what you see. And how you see it is determined by the memories that you have accumulated, and what you believe to be true, based on those experiences. What do you believe to be true? You probably think that your memories are real, and you… Read more »