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Our Addiction to Suffering

The Buddha said that suffering arises from craving — for instance, craving for more love, more possessions, more physical prowess or beauty. But sometimes I wonder if the truth is more akin to the reverse — that we crave our … Continue reading

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The Individuality of Disease and Cure

One of the most important distinctions between homeopathic and allopathic medicines (and indeed, a difference from many alternative medicines as well) is the individualization of homeopathic treatment to the patient, no matter what the disease “name” is. For example, there … Continue reading

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Start with What Is

In my book Active Consciousness, I have often mentioned the work of my teacher, Gary Sherman. At the beginning of a weekend workshop with him at the end of April, Gary gave the class the following piece of wisdom: A … Continue reading

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Health Tips 2015 — or, What I Learned in 2014

It’s hard to believe, but I’m  now embarking upon my 6th year of writing the Impossible Cure Newsletter. Happy New Year! Since most of us begin the year with a few health-oriented resolutions, I thought I’d provide you with some … Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient of Most Manifestation Techniques

Over the summer, I continued my reading about Hawaiian shamanistic beliefs, and in particular, the work of Max Freedom Long. As discussed in previous articles (October 2012, May 2013, November 2013, May 2014), Long was an American who came to … Continue reading

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The Original Self

In past issues of the Active Consciousness Newsletter, as well as in Active Consciousness, I have written about different components or aspects of one’s self. These include: * the Inner or Higher Self * the Basic Self (a concept from … Continue reading

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Relaxing Your “Cringe Factor”

Do you have any mysterious aches or pains? Perhaps a recurring back or neck spasm? An unexplainable stomach ache that comes on unexpectedly? As many of you know, I am also the author of a book about homeopathy, Impossible Cure. … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Wisdom — Don’t Ignore Your Basic Self

In the October 2012 issue of the Active Consciousness Newsletter, I wrote about my growing fascination with Hawaiian mysticism — sometimes called Huna. My interest in the wisdom of Hawaii was triggered when I began reading the Spiritwalker trilogy of … Continue reading

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