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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 »

Finding Om

By Kristy M. Ayala, MA My new book, Finding Om, includes practical methods, tools, and information to support people in experiencing more happiness and joy within their lives. Since the year 2000, I’ve had the privilege of working with a large cross-section of people and I have found there were several themes or areas that… Read more »

Donald Payne-The Miracle of Life

Remembering the Miracle of Life By Donald Payne *Note from the Publishers of Lotus Guide: Donald passed away recently so this is his last article for us. He was our friend first and foremost and undoubtedly the most loving and caring person we’ve ever met…or ever will probably. So yes…Remember the Miracle of Life in… Read more »

American Spiritual Master

Justin Time Autobiographical Stories from an American Spiritual Master By J. Jaye Gold Currency of Struggle How is it that some people get mildness, mellowness, and circumstances of natural beauty, and others have conditions that are so extraordinarily different that life for them is a struggle for food, clothing, and shelter, and sometimes even for… Read more »

Book Reviews for Spring 2017 Issue of Lotus Guide

Book Reviews for Apr/May/Jun 2017 Bach Flower Essences and Chinese Medicine By Pablo Noriega ISBN-13: 978-1-62055-571-2 (Healing Arts Press, 2016) In my lifetime I have watched as boundaries between Eastern and Western modes of healing merge, which is what we call “integrative medicine.” Backed by a mountain of research, Noriega leads the way to a… Read more »

Integrating Medicine & Ideas

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; so Dr. Otani was… Read more »