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Archive for the ‘Survival Guides’ Category

Dec
2011
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The beautiful surrender: I bow to you

The beautiful surrender: I bow to you

Unhappy childhood experiences with bowing comes full circle as a lawyer of Chinese descent feels pure love GUEST COLUMN: DANIEL D. WOO — Growing up, I was taught to bow and prostrate myself to my ancestors and certain relatives. An uncle required that his hand be kissed while I was in a kneeling position. Some ...
Jul
2011
24
When Voodoo becomes Can-do medicine

When Voodoo becomes Can-do medicine

Alternative healing and advanced science continue to converge — and leap-frog ahead of conventional wisdom BY DAVID RICKEY and RICK LEED — As we evolve, both scientific researchers and esoteric healers have advanced new therapies to treat our bodies and our minds but when we first hear of some of them we make a snap ...
Jul
2011
21
5 forbidden foods: Why you can't eat anything at all

5 forbidden foods: Why you can’t eat anything at all

Foods we once thought were healthy alternatives are now off the menu — starting with your daily (whole-grain) bread. We’ve joked about it at dinner parties. We’ve read all the same articles, talked to our doctors, and reached the same realization: You can’t eat anything anymore. Soul’s Code canvassed its community of...
Jul
2011
20
Exclusive book excerpt: David Richo

Exclusive book excerpt: David Richo

According to one of the leading psychotherapists and spiritual authors in the United States, trust is a four-fold path Adapted from, Daring to Trust: Opening ourselves to Real Love and Intimacy, By DAVID RICHO — A compass is a trusty tool for a journey, and we can see the four directions that trust can take ...
Jul
2011
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What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen's ex want to do it?

What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen’s ex want to do it?

A hallucinogen long used in shamanic and spiritual practices, Ibogaine is a non-pharma prescription for addiction BY SOUL’S CODE — Brooke Mueller is the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen who called 911 a couple of Christmas holidays ago in Aspen claiming that the Two and a Half Men star he was threatening her with a knife ...
Jul
2011
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Carmaggedon: When you're stuck in apocalyptic traffic

Carmaggedon: When you’re stuck in apocalyptic traffic

Lessons learned from L.A., Johannesburg, Sao Paolo and other metros where road rage is a danger to your body — and soul BY RICK LEED — When stuck in your car in painful, frustrating, unimaginable traffic, already late for an appointment, who hasn’t felt like a Looney Tunes cartoon character, with steam coming out of ...
Jul
2011
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Marrying a Muslim man in post-9/11 North America

Marrying a Muslim man in post-9/11 North America

Islam means “submit.” I’ve used the code of my adopted faith to accept, and turn, public opinion GUEST COLUMN: REBECCA JONES *— When I met my husband, then-roommate, he was living in the basement of our shared student apartment. We became friends simulating Star Wars battles with toy light sabers and fell for each other ...
Jul
2011
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My divorce? A scary rebound relationship? Call them my

My divorce? A scary rebound relationship? Call them my “secret projects” for healing

CONFESSIONS: “When my little brother said I was like a T-shirt for women who shack up with abusers, I knew I had hit rock bottom” ANONYMOUS — Sometimes I feel fondly — even grateful — for hitting what I consider rock bottom . . . so long as I never have to visit there again. ...
Jul
2011
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Meditation Lite - Learning not to

Meditation Lite – Learning not to “go there”

Meditation doesn’t require much time — you can do it while you’re thinking DAVID RICKEY: I know it doesn’t come as a surprise to say that Meditation is important for spiritual growth. Ken Wilbur claims that it is the quickest way to advance spiritual evolution. But it might come as a surprise that I don’t ...
Jun
2011
24
The lesson of James Arthur Ray's guilty verdict in the Sedona sweat-lodge deaths

The lesson of James Arthur Ray’s guilty verdict in the Sedona sweat-lodge deaths

We’ve criticized Ray and the franchise that made him famous, The Secret. A Soul’s Code practitioner urges us to extend compassion to both the victims and the convicted guru GUEST COLUMN: CARI LA GRANGE MURPHY — The topics of spiritual authenticity, accountability, compassion, and soul growth are all weighing on my heart, mind and...