Category: Health & Healing

The Blinding Effect of Trauma: An Excerpt from Sacred Instructions

The Blinding Effect of Trauma From Sacred Instructions by Sherri Mitchell. When we don’t heal our pain, it comes out sideways and derails our lives and damages our relationships. Unhealed pain destroys our ability to achieve true intimacy by keeping us hidden from one another. The imprint of those old patterns is like a giant …continue

Excerpt: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

For Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re sharing an exclusive excerpt from one of our best-selling and most beloved books ever, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Dr. Gabor Maté. Based on Maté’s decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with addicted populations in Vancouver, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters …continue

How to Belly Breathe

When it comes to improved digestion, reduced levels of stress, and overall health, the gut is the place to start. But it’s not just about what we put into our bodies. It’s also about unlearning toxic patterns that restrict our oxygen levels, perpetuate stress, and impede whole-body health. According to Allison Post and Stephen Cavaliere, …continue

What is Prediabetes and How to Reverse it Naturally

Rates of diabetes are on the rise. As of a 2017 CDC report, more than 30.3 million Americans—or 9.4 percent of the U.S. population—live with the disease. An additional 84.1 million Americans have prediabetes. Fortunately, at this stage, there’s still time to turn it around by making healthy food and exercise choices and other lifestyle …continue

New Release: Southern Folk Medicine

About the Book Southern Folk Medicine is the first to describe the history, folklore, assessment methods, and remedies of Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine—the only system of folk medicine, other than Native American, that developed in the United States. One of the system’s last active practitioners, Phyllis D. Light has studied and worked with herbs, …continue

New Release: Deeply Holistic

About the Book This user-friendly guide gives straightforward and practical advice to anyone who wants a holistic approach to taking care of themselves naturally. Following the traditional framework of an anatomy book that explains each body system chapter-by-chapter, Pip Waller—an experienced practitioner and teacher—provides fundamental information and tips about exercise, diet, supplements, understanding and caring …continue