Category: DVD and CD Reviews


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 »

Media Reviews for Oct-Nov-Dec 2015

Media Reviews for Oct-Nov-Dec 2015 The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy, and Weight Loss By Marc David ISBN-13: 978-1-62055-508-8 (Healing Arts Press, 2015) We’ve all been there: Eat less, exercise more, and I will lose weight. It doesn’t take long to figure out that without proper nourishment you will lose more than weight.… Read more »

Food Matters-A DVD Documentary

In today’s world of misinformation fueled by corporate interests Food Matters gave us down-to-earth information which will allow us to make better choices in our lives. It’s always been my experience that people make better choices when they have better information. Rahasya Poe & Dhara Lemos, Publishers of Lotus Guide Magazine ( ) More… Read more »

Finding Happiness

Where can we get more happiness? Sages of all traditions and times have asked that question. They tell us we’ve been given five tools for the journey: body, feelings, will, mind, and soul. When people use their happiness tools wisely, in ways that increase health, love, strength, wisdom, and joy, their smiles grow wider. When… Read more »

The Happiness Prescription by Deepak Chopra

The Secret to Experiencing a Joyful Life- DVD (Gaiam) ISBN: 978-0-7662-3624-0   Living in a world where most prescriptions come from a bottle it was refreshing to watch and listen to Deepak as he defined a path to clearing negative thoughts, handling stress, and leading a more fulfilled life through increased consciousness. By simply replacing… Read more »

A Wave of Compassion ~ DVD Documentary

  by Jody McNicholas A “longing of the spirit” and a profound “loneliness” are some of the underlying truths that are gently disclosed in A Wave of Compassion, a documentary about addiction. Director Jody McNicholas has afforded us all an opportunity to listen to the diverse reflections of what needs to happen for healing to… Read more »

Rhythm Therapy and Muscle-Brain Integration (DVD)

By Tone Cardenas     Whether it’s between nations or mind and body, integration seems to be a key factor in health. Using this DVD produced by a physical therapist, in a few short minutes I was able to integrate a bilateral movement I had been working on for years with no success. This information… Read more »

You Can Heal Your Life (2-DVD set)

By Louise L. Hay and Friends ISBN 1-40192-029-6 (Hay House, 2007)   Entering her eighth decade of life, Louise Hay is an inspiration for all of us. There is a depth of communication, when it comes from direct and profound experience, that is inescapable. This was what I found while watching and listening to such… Read more »

Pregnant in America (DVD)

Written and directed by Steve BuonaugurioIntention Media (    This is a well-balanced view of the health system surrounding being pregnant in America. It asks questions such as: “Why is it that the cesarean rate is 30 percent in the United States while the rest of the world considers 7 percent too high? Why are… Read more »