Allergies & Phobias

by Louise Grenier ~ Dr. Michael B. Levy, an Allergist / Immunologist who worked for the World Health Organization said:   “Allergies are like a phobia of the immune system.” Phobias are over reactions to something.  Similarly, an allergy in a person indicates that their immune system has developed an irrational “over reaction” to a certain…

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Boundaries & Inner Power

by Kamia Shepherd ~ Boundaries are healthy intentions to create and keep a sacred space around the “self” and your energy field. Like a plant in the warmth of the sun, the more we invest and strengthen our boundaries, the stronger and healthier they become. Having a boundary that allows you to acknowledge what is…

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Relaxing Pose of Savasana

by Ivy Rose ~ Ever since it found me, that auspicious April evening some years ago, my life is continually graced and transformed by yoga’s subtle teachings. It hasn’t simply been the practice of yoga asana (postures) alone that’s been the catalyst of great change. It’s also been the process of taking the teachings of…

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Astrology, Fate & Free Will

by Catherine Potter ~ When I am teaching astrology or working with a client one of the first things I address is the “fate” versus “free will” question. Astrology and astronomy have a similar starting place in that they both look at past, present and future planetary cycles. With today’s technology those cycles can be…

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Feng Shui Attracts Luck

by Skye MacLachlan ~ In Feng Shui our luck flows to us in three specific ways: heavenly luck, people luck and earthly luck. Heavenly luck is the luck that we are born with. Each of us is born with specific gifts and when we cultivate these gifts, our luck is enhanced. Even as children our…

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Can Heilkunst Help You?

by Tammie Quick ~ It’s always fun when I tell people that I am a ‘Doctor of Medical Heilkunst’ because they invariably respond with a knowing nod of their head before doing a double take and saying: “Heil – what?” Many us have heard of homeopathy, but have never heard of Heilkunst. Heilkunst is the…

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Alters & Birthing Bowls

by Barbara Hagensen ~ My altar’s presence, as a dedicated piece of furniture, is the center of my world. It’s not because it’s a big piece but because it’s a physical manifestation of my inner spiritual world. An altar and the sacred objects it holds reminds us of our spiritual need. It is like a…

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Lessons in Love

by Connie Brisson ~ Since I was a young girl, I’ve always feared my parents’ deaths. As I got older, the fear grew less but I still didn’t expect to lose them both within four months of each other last year. My Dad died last November 29, just months after Mom on July 20. When…

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