BREAD-FREE BREAD RECIPE: Black Bean Brownies

by Nerissa Oden WARNING! Lovers, family, and children may ask for these brownies all year long! Even though they’re black-bean based, they still taste like pure chocolate. Nothing says “I love you” better than a delicious chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day. This year, bake your sweetie some bliss they’ll brag about all year! Use this…

DIVORCE WITH GRACE

by Lori Anderson Did you ever think when you said, “I do” that you would one day be saying, “I don’t”? I’m guessing probably not. Sometimes, however, there’s another plan for us in life. During a divorce, you may feel like you’re living in the Twilight Zone or a foreign land. Your life can feel…

FENG SHUI: Can it improve your relationship?

by Lacey Del Valle  Feng Shui has been practiced for centuries, dating back roughly to 3000 BC. It utilizes our Earth’s natural energy and elements to create a space of peace and harmony. In Chinese, the words feng shui mean wind water, and in Chinese culture, wind and water are associated with good health and good fortune,…

ADVERTISER GUIDE

AAN 2015: A Guide to Practitioners, Products, and Personalities featured in Austin All Natural  JOE VITALE Seen in The Secret and other films, author of The Attractor Factor, Zero Limits, and more books than he can remember. New series of original music CD’s. www.JoeVitale.com TRANSCEND DENTAL HEALTH Dr. Matthew Carpenter, Melissa Rush, ND. Biological Dentistry and…

A Year’s Worth – in Books

My favorite titles from 2014, by Dr. Joe Vitale.  Reading as much as I do, it’s hard to narrow the stacks of great books down to a handful of memorable classics. Here are the top ten books that really stood out and made a difference in my life last year: You Are a Badass by Jen…

CEREMONY

Creating new paradigms by aligning with the Soul by Christina Allen Are you wanting to change things up this year? Ready to make a big shift? Well, telling yourself you want to change is often not enough. Our immediate sense of self, and the world we live in, is created by living through our experiences,…

ARISE

ARISE Ah, yes – another factory-fresh, just out of the box, shiny new year. 2015 has a lot of promise if you’re of the numerological persuasion, since it adds up to 8 – infinity, standing up (arising, if you will), and the number of prosperity and abundance and such. Infinite abundance sounds like a pretty…

COUNTER CULTURE

COUNTER CULTURE Austin’s critter-free comfort food restaurant The US is deep in a health-care crisis, based largely on how people eat – and largely is the operative word. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report an American obesity epidemic, with obesity rates doubling for adults (and tripling for children) since 1980. Obesity and poor…

Bach Chronicles: Heather

Bach Chronicles, Part Thirty-five Heather The All About Me Remedy by Michael Abedin  In the 1930’s, English physician Edward Bach created a series of thirty-eight flower essences, prepared from plants found in his native England, to address underlying mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of physical disease. This ongoing series describes those remedies.   You see…

BREAD-FREE BREAD RECIPE

Black Tea and Fig Bites by Nerissa Oden This is a crunchy fig treat with a slight bitter taste of black tea offset by the sweetness of the figs. Classic flavors that combine to delight, it’s an eyebrow-raising addition to holiday get-togethers. BLACK TEA AND FIG BITES DRY INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons organic black tea (loose,…

SAGE, SWEETGRASS, AND THE URBAN KIVA

Native American spa rituals The Pueblo people of the Southwest say humankind emerged from inside the Earth, and still communicate with ancestors and spirits in underground kivas in traditional ceremonies of cleansing, renewal, and connection. If you’re psyching up for the traditional holiday journey to visit your own immediate ancestors, where communicating with spirits means…

What’s the change you wish to see?

by Michele Galuppo What’s the change you wish to see? Has fear stopped you in your path? Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. – C. JoyBell C. Five years ago, after short-term planning, my husband (at the time)…

Bach Chronicles, Part Thirty-two Wild Rose The Apathy Remedy

In the 1930’s, English physician Edward Bach created a series of thirty-six flower essences, prepared from plants found in his native England, to address underlying mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of physical disease. This ongoing series describes those remedies. Edward Bach, the story goes, created a lot of his famous flower essences by becoming so…

Dear Ashtara

Dear Ashtara, When someone is already getting messages from spirit, how do we start to discern who is saying what? Marcus, 38, Austin, TX Dear Marcus, Most people never know who is talking. One must earn that high position on Earth. Simply ask who it is and see if they will allow you to have…

BREAD-FREE BREAD RECIPE: Black Bean Brownies

by Nerissa Oden WARNING! Lovers, family, and children may ask for these brownies all year long! Even though they’re black-bean based, they still taste like pure chocolate. Nothing says “I love you” better than a delicious chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day. This year, bake your sweetie some bliss they’ll brag about all year! Use this…

DIVORCE WITH GRACE

by Lori Anderson Did you ever think when you said, “I do” that you would one day be saying, “I don’t”? I’m guessing probably not. Sometimes, however, there’s another plan for us in life. During a divorce, you may feel like you’re living in the Twilight Zone or a foreign land. Your life can feel…

FENG SHUI: Can it improve your relationship?

by Lacey Del Valle  Feng Shui has been practiced for centuries, dating back roughly to 3000 BC. It utilizes our Earth’s natural energy and elements to create a space of peace and harmony. In Chinese, the words feng shui mean wind water, and in Chinese culture, wind and water are associated with good health and good fortune,…

ADVERTISER GUIDE

AAN 2015: A Guide to Practitioners, Products, and Personalities featured in Austin All Natural  JOE VITALE Seen in The Secret and other films, author of The Attractor Factor, Zero Limits, and more books than he can remember. New series of original music CD’s. www.JoeVitale.com TRANSCEND DENTAL HEALTH Dr. Matthew Carpenter, Melissa Rush, ND. Biological Dentistry and…

BREAD-FREE BREAD RECIPE: Black Bean Brownies

by Nerissa Oden WARNING! Lovers, family, and children may ask for these brownies all year long! Even though they’re black-bean based, they still taste like pure chocolate. Nothing says “I love you” better than a delicious chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day. This year, bake your sweetie some bliss they’ll brag about all year! Use this…

DIVORCE WITH GRACE

by Lori Anderson Did you ever think when you said, “I do” that you would one day be saying, “I don’t”? I’m guessing probably not. Sometimes, however, there’s another plan for us in life. During a divorce, you may feel like you’re living in the Twilight Zone or a foreign land. Your life can feel…

FENG SHUI: Can it improve your relationship?

by Lacey Del Valle  Feng Shui has been practiced for centuries, dating back roughly to 3000 BC. It utilizes our Earth’s natural energy and elements to create a space of peace and harmony. In Chinese, the words feng shui mean wind water, and in Chinese culture, wind and water are associated with good health and good fortune,…

ADVERTISER GUIDE

AAN 2015: A Guide to Practitioners, Products, and Personalities featured in Austin All Natural  JOE VITALE Seen in The Secret and other films, author of The Attractor Factor, Zero Limits, and more books than he can remember. New series of original music CD’s. www.JoeVitale.com TRANSCEND DENTAL HEALTH Dr. Matthew Carpenter, Melissa Rush, ND. Biological Dentistry and…