Book & DVD Reviews

Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer against the Odds

By any chance, have you: Cut way back on sugar and dairy foods? Eliminated red meat and processed foods from your diet? Increased your intake of whole fruits and vegetables? Started drinking only filtered water? Begun exercising regularly? Congratulations! You’ve already cut your cancer risk by a wide margin! I’m currently reading Radical Remission: Surviving […]

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The Beginner’s Guidebook for Yoga and Pranayama for Stress Management

I have spent many years, in fact decades, studying natural nutrition and herbalism, digesting an extensive array of nutrition books and research-based articles, exploring ways of eating, and conducting my own experiments with various food and nutrition belief systems. I have practiced yoga since I was in my 20s; I am now in my 60s.

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Do You Have the “Clutter Gene?”

A Review of Declutter! The 7-Day Declutter Bootcamp by Vanessa Johnson Anyone who has watched the television show Hoarders: Buried Alive with a combination of horror and fascination will greatly appreciate Vanessa Johnson’s new book, Declutter! The 7-Day Declutter Boot Camp: Minimalist Strategies to Organize, Simplify and Declutter Your Home and Life. In the introduction, the

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The Case for God

Karen Armstrong is perhaps one of the most scholarly, congenial and inclusive of writers on the subject of religion working today. In her book The Case for God, the former nun and self-described “freelance monotheist” addresses the polar extremes of fundamentalism and “The New Atheism,” positing that they make similar mistakes in their approach to religion.

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Enlightenment: Experience the Self, Now!

Isn’t it true that enlightenment cannot come to any individual until he or she has had many incarnations? Doesn’t enlightenment require living as a hermit, concentrating on nothing but meditation and cultivating higher states of consciousness? Isn’t enlightenment something only a very few, spiritual elites can attain? According to Sirshree, the answers to these questions

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