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Wild-Crafted Summer Remedies

By Fiona Allergy Tincture Humans constantly adapt to their environment but our bodies ultimately reflect allergic symptoms as our adaptation reaches its limit. The eyes become itchy as the pollen levels rise and a runny nose continually works to move invading allergens from the nasal cavities. Chest congestion and a dry cough also indicate that… Read more »

Paradise ROCKS!

By Jennifer C. Swiger “Welcome to Paradise ROCKS! Because it does and so do you!” That’s how I greet my customers. It usually gets a chuckle. My name is Jennifer Swiger, owner of Paradise ROCKS!, the newest and coolest rock shop in Butte County where I sell rocks, crystals, fossils, minerals, art, jewelry, and gifts.… Read more »

Normalization and Our Ability to Adapt

By Rahasya Poe Throughout our evolution as a human species we have survived because of this uncanny ability we have to adapt to our environment, which up until now has been an important factor in our survival. But I would like to bring up something that many of us have never thought of. What if… Read more »

Tired of Being Tired?

By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   If you find yourself being tired all the time, maybe it has something to do with your blood-sugar control. In fancier terms, that means your glucose levels may be fluctuating. Glucose, a simple sugar, is essential for life and energy. Glucose enters our circulatory system and gets transported… Read more »

Healing through the Sound Vibration of Tuning Forks

By Pia Christensen “Everything is energy and that is all there is to it.”—Albert Einstein So if everything is energy, not only things we see and touch are energy, but also sound, light, and even emotions have a certain energy or vibration. We are all vibrational beings with our personal vibration. Animals and plants have… Read more »

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 »