Chronic Pain: Pain or Illusion?

Pain is a constant in far too many lives. Opiates, medications, energy work, dietary changes, specialized exercise routines, individualized herbal and supplement regimens, and complementary medicine practitioners are some of the avenues open to those of us ...

Managing Chronic Pain through Mindfulness: Techniques to Reduce Pain without Drugs

Those who have experienced chronic pain know how difficult it is, and how it can severely limit quality of life. It can be hard to sleep and maintain emotional stability. When you look “fine” on the outside, others may not know what you are going through. Chronic pain ...

Shifting Negative Belief Patterns: Simple Strategies Make Lasting Change

To understand how we can make critical behavior changes ourselves, we should understand the different parts of the mind and how to work with them. The mind has been identified as having four major parts: conscious mind, sub-conscious, unconscious and ...

Tap the Wisdom of the Subconscious: Using Hypnosis to Change Habits

Our subconscious minds are more powerful than we think. Most people have an impression of hypnotism that comes from watching stage shows or how it is portrayed on television and in movies. In fact, we can’t be hypnotized against our will, nor can we do anything we ...

Community Hubs for Healing and Celebration

As the holidays approach, many people are trying to find the perfect gift for a friend or family member. And they don’t have to look far. It’s likely in a shop right in their town, down the road. These shops feature consciousness-raising and/or sustainably ...

Meditation as Path to Inner Knowing: Explore True Inner Reality

“Thinking is the soul talking to itself,” said the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. Meditation is the quieting of the rational mind in order to hear the words of the soul. In that, we experience our divine spark and can truly grow into spiritual beings living on this ...