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Alternative Healing Methods

Meditation in Lotus Position

A Quick Guide to Fasting for the Spirit

When I talk about fasting for the spirit, I mean just that. It is ironic that nowadays we even have to make a clarification, that fasting is actually not meant to be used to lose weight for superficial reasons, but a tool for enlightenment. When we...

Get Ahead by Doing LESS

It’s 10:30 PM and you’re still checking email. Your eyes resemble those of a red-eyed monkey living in the remote forests of Nepal. You’ve got a load of laundry in the dryer, and papers spread out on your desk from at least three unfinished projects....

Love Me The Way I Want To Be Loved

Many of us have spent our lives either looking for love or unhappy with the love we have. This is invariably true, unless we have gone through some difficult learning experience that can help us realize that love is not a thing, nor it can...

Can You Really Change Your Genes?

Experimental gene therapy which aimed to help an 18-year-old patient with liver disease at the turn of the century failed miserably. Since that time, gene therapy – the ability to treat our genes like computer bugs, and replace non-healthy genes with healthy ones – has...

How Do You Heal Trauma? Radical Acceptance

  Toxic shame, and other resulting emotional coping mechanisms from deep childhood trauma often has people feeling that they can’t face the pain they experienced when they were young, innocent human beings. Traumatic abuse – whether its sexual, physical, or emotional abuse – causes lasting changes...

The Higher Purpose of Pain

“The wound is where the light enters you.” - Rumi Many of us assume that pain is useless, and try to avoid it at all costs. We believe that pain – emotional or physical – due to an illness, relationship struggles, the slight of a friend,...