Category: Local Community

Transcendental Meditation

…Offers Hope for Victims of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Certified Instructor Bob Dillon to Lead Courses at Center for Spiritual Living, Chico: Camp Fire Victims Encouraged to Attend By Alice Patterson Camp Fire victims and others affected by post-traumatic stress have access to free and reduced-cost transcendental meditation (TM) training, thanks to the Center for… Read more »

What’s Going On

chico sky watch
chico sky watch

…with All the Streaks in the Sky? By Marla Crites, Betty Credit, and Ted Holmes-Chico Sky Watch Even on a blue-sky morning, it’s not long before white stripes begin to appear, spread out, and create a milky-white sky. Many people are curious and looking for answers. Chico Sky Watch, your local geoengineering awareness organization, will… Read more »

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Jeanette Conery
Jeanette Conery

By Jeanette Conery The International Association of Yoga Therapists (the accrediting body for all yoga therapists) says that “Yoga Therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.” It’s important to know that yoga therapists aren’t setting out to “cure”… Read more »

Reiki

A Healing Gift for Our Changing World By Jane Miners I recently asked myself: Why do I do what I do? Why am I driven to teach Reiki and yoga, and be a part of the wellness community? Why do I want to help people—what is the drive?” The immediate answer that came to me… Read more »

Detoxification of the Pineal Gland

By Mark Light, MD   The pineal gland is known as the “third eye” or all-seeing-eye because it has been perceived that it can envision far beyond the physical eyes, allowing it to relate and interpret physical and emotional signals and vibrations of the body to the brain. The pineal gland is named after the… Read more »

Cannabidiol 101

Plus CBD Oil
Plus CBD Oil

What Is CBD?   By Amabelle Dela Cruz   Cannabidiol, or CBD, has long garnered attention in the realm of natural products but has recently become more openly accepted among the medical community, and for good reason. From baby boomers to millennials, people from all walks of life are raving about the health benefits CBD… Read more »

Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

Digitally Distracted Kids

digitally distracted kids
digitally distracted kids

 and Technology-Hacking Their Brains By Rahasya Poe You know the saying, “Your friends are the ones who tell you the things you don’t want to hear?” Well, keep that in mind as you read this article about distracted kids because we are so deeply embedded in the technology that surrounds us, not to mention dependent,… Read more »

Building Bridges of Community Resilience:

Resilient communities
Resilient communities

New Paradigm Solutions for a Changing World Michael DiMartino Golden Road TV & Radio partners with The Alliance for Resilient Communities to unite the Sacramento River Watershed Region toward preservation, education, and regeneration. Golden Road TV & Radio has been engaged in creating regionally based independent media about the community for the last three years.… Read more »

Clearing Space

sage clearing
sage clearing

By Wendy Brunson “You need to burn some sage in here.” I was alone in my home. These intuitive words sounded as though they’d been whispered from within a pile of rubble. Taken aback, I slowly scanned the main living area of my home. Pride chattered inside my head with justifications such as “It’s fine”… Read more »