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The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen Empowering Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities By Blake Ellis NOTE from Lotus Guide: Like most business owners we often wonder why we do what we do. We obviously have financial goals so we can meet our responsibilities in the world around us; however, as we read this article we realized… 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 »

Take a Walk on the Golden Road

Take a Walk on the Golden Road By Gary Parks The bold statement heading the website declares a lofty goal: “Bridging the past with today for a better tomorrow.” And in Nevada City, California, it’s happening right now. With a mission to “explore the intersection of arts and culture, health, environment, peace and justice, and… Read more »

Dr Gayle-October 2016 Column

Ask Dr Gayle September 2016 column By Dr. Gayle Q: Why is Donald Trump so popular when he’s such a crazy narcissist? A: Both his supporters and Bernie Sanders’s are understandably angry at how our government is controlled by lobbyists and the inability of members of Congress to work together for all of us. Trump’s… Read more »

Smell the Roses-Donald Payne

Taking Time To Smell the Roses By Donald Payne Hello again, dear reader. Recently, I went for a walk with my wife (we live in Paradise) and as I was walking I marveled at the pine trees and birds, just the noises of nature. What an incredible world and what an amazing existence. We are… 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 »

Recovery from a Car Crash Using CranioSacral Therapy

Recovery from a Car Crash Using CranioSacral Therapy By Anasuya Basil, NC, Dipl. ABT, CST One moment you’re having a routine day, and the next moment, the sound of squealing tires and crunching metal jolt you into a new reality. This happens for almost 2.5 million Americans every year, so if you have been in… Read more »

Yoga, Essential Oils, and Energy Medicine in Durham

Yoga, Essential Oils, and Energy Medicine What Do They Have in Common … Besides Durham, California?                By Mikaela Hengst   They all have a similar purpose: to bring balance to the body. Used individually each modality can be extremely effective in bringing about a balance to the inner and outer landscape of our lives.… Read more »

Lotus Guide Book Reviews for October 2016

There are over 60,000 books published every year so let us save you some time   Candida Albicans: Natural Remedies for Yeast Infection By Leon Chaitow, DO, ND ISBN-13: 978-1-62055-581-1 (Healing Arts Press, 4th edition, 2016) Once again we come face to face with the fact that our daily diet can be our worst enemy… Read more »