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Detoxification-Overcoming Barriers

Successful Detoxification  By Adrian Baume, L.Ac, MSTCM We live in a world that is both brimming with breathtaking beauty and wonder and at the same time a source of exposure to toxins and chemicals. While I believe it’s important to cultivate a positive attitude as we enjoy interacting with the world around us, it’s equally… Read more »

Reducing Your Body’s Toxic Burden

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Do YOU Have Toxins inside Your Body?  By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS Our accumulated toxic exposure has never been greater than it is today. Toxins can be found everywhere, both externally (outside your body) and created internally (inside your body). Particulate matter from burning, exhaust fumes, and pesticides are examples of external toxins. Internal… Read more »

The Harmonious Mind

Donald Payne Hello again, dear reader. Recently I found in my old writings a few reflections on achieving a state of “harmonious mind” that I would like to share with you: The harmonious mind without sorrow or care is innocent and not shadowed by ulterior designs. Clear—and overflowing with purity, it spreads this harmony and… Read more »

Alcohol Dependency-Dr Light

The Causes of Alcohol Dependence (Addiction-It May Not Be What You Think!)  By Dr. Mark Light of Chico Integrative Health A wide range of issues are related to alcohol dependence: binge drinking, disturbing changes in personality, drunken driving, liver failure, disease, and death. Some believe that drinking problems are the result of a character flaw… Read more »

Addiction Is a Feel-Good Strategy

Addiction-Taking Another Look  By Mary Ewing, DC, CMP, ABC, C.Ad.c We all love to feel good! Most of our behavior as human beings, no matter how it manifests itself, is an attempt to feel good, normal, happy, and/or balanced. Despite this wonderful intention, addictive and sometimes compulsive behavior can become problematic for some who use… Read more »

Lotus Guide Book Reviews for July 2016

There are over 60,000 books published every year so let us save you some time Adult ADHD: How to Succeed as a Hunter in a Farmer’s World by Thom Hartmann ISBN-13: 978-1620555750 (Park Street Press; 3 edition-2016) I love a book that turns everything I thought I knew upside down. What if we truly are… Read more »

Conscious People

A Pathway to an Addiction-Free Society By Elena Tonetti What does addiction have to do with birth? In one of the previous issues in this magazine, in my article “Limbic Imprint,” I’ve described the mechanism of the correlation between the way we were born and the quality of our emotional lives as adults. Limbic imprint… Read more »

Ask Dr Gayle-July-2016

Ask Dr. Gayle, 2016 July Lotus Guide   Q: Young people are the largest and best-educated generation of all times. How are they different? A: A global youth culture exists for those with access to ICT. Youth are more tech savvy, less religious, and more accepting of differences and less prejudiced than their elders, but… Read more »

Words Make Worlds

Words Make Worlds By Terry Cole-Whittaker   At the heart of our desires is eternal happiness without the slightest hint of misery. You could say that we are pleasure seekers; however, seeking pleasure from the objects of our five senses produces fleeting moments of pleasure whereas, pleasure of one’s self, a soul, is eternal and… Read more »

Harmonious Mind

The Harmonious Mind By Donald Payne, S&S Produce, Chico Hello again, dear reader. Recently I found in my old writings a few reflections on achieving a state of “harmonious mind” that I would like to share with you:   The harmonious mind without sorrow or care is innocent and not shadowed by ulterior designs. Clear—and… Read more »