Recommended Books October 2015

Spirit Vine October 2015, Recommended Books

Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives by Michael Newton Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earth—proof that our consciousness survives—in Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph.D. Using a special hypnosis technique to reach the hidden memories …

Foods that promote Candida overgrowth and lead to a leaky gut

Spirit Vine October 2015

Obviously, there’s sugars. Most everyone who has studied Candida knows that any and all sugars feed yeast. On the other hand, all whole foods contain sugars, and every creature needs sugar to survive, including us. The trick is to eat the unrefined sugars in whole foods that have other nutrients bound to them, like fruit instead of fruit juices. Most …

How Plants Can be Both Safer and More Effective

Spirit Vine October 2015

During the last decade, the drug industry has followed an assumption that a single drug hitting a single target was the “rational” way to design drugs. We’re learning that Mother Nature may be a bit too complicated for that. “Strategies for targeting single genes or proteins ignore a very important fact that most, if not all diseases, involve a sophisticated network …

The spread of the Vegan virus

Spirit Vine October 2015

Streaming giant Netflix recently launched Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, a 90-minute documentary financed via the crowd-funding site Indiegogo and executive-produced by Hollywood star Leonardo di Caprio. It is the latest in a short line of factual features promoted by Netflix, which was prompted to make this acquisition by the huge number of people keying the title into its search box. …

Is it Psychosis or a Spiritual Emergency?

Spirit Vine October 2015

Sometimes these terms are confused but the subtle difference is worth exploring. As a transpersonal psychologist, I’m very interested in the spiritual aspect of the human condition. During my training, I was fascinated to learn about the term spiritual emergency. While the concept has similarities to that of psychosis, in my mind it seems to have a more positive and …

8 Reasons It’s So Hard to Overcome a Tough Childhood

Spirit Vine October 2015

Understanding what prevents healing can be the first step towards recovery. Trauma experienced in childhood has a special ability to wound, especially when it includes emotional, physical or sexual abuse or neglect. The fallout echoes through the years and causes negative consequences, such as higher risks of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, obesity, behavioral problems, and health problems such as heart disease. …