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Australian Bush Flower Essences for more information on the Australian Bush Flower Essences, products, workshops, courses and Ian White the founder.
For Your Body
Body Care: Weleda sources the finest ingredients from specially selected, biodynamic and organic farms to produce health-enhancing body care products, free of synthetic preservatives, fragrances, colours, raw materials derived from mineral oils and parabens. They strive to make the purest products possible.
Cleaning: you would be amazed at what microfibre clothes, bicarbonate soda, water and old toothbrushes can clean. With these four things, you can get rid of just about every cleaning chemical in your house. Give it a try! And if you miss the “cleaned smell” add in some lavender essential oil to the water and your house will smell lovely☺
Diet & Nutrition
Food Intolerance Network: Independent information about the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning ability in both children and adults. This website also provides support for families using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems. By Sue Dengate
Friendly Food: the guide to avoiding allergies, additives and problem chemicals. From the allergy experts at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital: Dr A Swain, Dr V Soutter and Dr Loblay.
Gut & Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) Diet: natural treatment (food and supplements) for autism, dyspraxia, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, depression, food allergies and sensitivities, and schizophrenia. By Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride.
Nourishing Traditions: nutrition researcher, Sally Fallon, unites the wisdom of the ancients with the latest independent and scientific research. An eye opening read.
Schuessler Tissue Salts: these have also been helpful in our healing journey and you may find them useful in yours.
Specific Carbohydrate Diet: the relationship between food and disorders such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, diverticulitis, celiac disease, cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, and other forms of chronic diarrhea. The book is called Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall.
The Body Ecology Diet: recovering your health and rebuilding your immunity. For those who are overweight, exhausted, has digestive issues, candida, viral infections, menstrual irregularities, food allergies and sensitivities, sensitivities to odors, joint and muscle pain, cancer or neurological disorders such as ADD, autism, Alzheimer’s and Multiple Sclerosis. By Donna Gates.
The Nutrient Bible by Henry Osiecki. The most comprehensive yet easy to read guide on everything you need to know about Vitamins, MInerals, Amino Acids, Enzymes and Toxic Metals.
Dru Yoga: The home of Dru Yoga and Dru Meditation in Australia - find yoga classes, yoga teacher training and meditation. Body-mind yoga at its best!
Fresh Air: go for a walk and breathe deeply☺.
Moon Gardening: Ray and Jean Scott successfully apply moon gardening techniques and have a website that provides great advice if you want to give it a go. Most gardening magazines and gardening columns in newspapers have the moon calandar for that particular month in them too with some advice on what to do in the garden at what times.
Simple Pleasures: “Pleasure is the ultimate health tonic”. This little book by Ruth Ostrow gives you practical yet stimulating ideas on receiving pleasure.
Timing: a moon diary is a valuable resource to have on hand that gives great ideas for what the optimum time to do things in your life: a healthy lifestyle; abundant gardens; easy home maintenance - all with less effort and better results.
Water: Dr Emoto’s ground breaking work on photographing and understanding the healing power of water. His books include: The Hidden Messages in Water; The True Power of Water; The Secret Life of Water; and Water Crystal Healing.
For Your Mind
Animal Dreaming: by Scott Alexander King offers a comprehensive list of over 200 Australian animals (indigenous and introduced) and their symbolic interpretation.
Attraction: Ester and Jerry Hicks (The Teachings of Abraham) whose constant message is to reach for your highest thought and that’s what you will attract.
Dreams: Denise Linn has written one of the most extensive dream analysis books I have ever read called Pocketful of Dreams.
Heal Your Life: Louise L Hay’s: You Can Heal Your Life (also DVD out now too) will give you the tools in which to explore your past; heal your present and aim high for the future. As she says: “If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed”.
Increase Your Brain Power: do puzzles; play scrabble or Su Doku; watch documentaries; help your children with their homework☺.
Quantum Physics: What the Bleep Do We (K)now and Down the Rabbit Hole (Version 2 of What the Bleep). This is a fabulous exploration of the science behind the power of intentions. There is a book and a DVD (which you will probably find on the special interest shelf down at where you hire DVDs).
Your Intention: The Secret and the Intenders for the Highest Good are the two organisations that came into my view. Both have DVDs and other resources to help you master the art of intention.
For Your Soul
Angels, Elementals (including Fairies) and Ascended Master Realms: for everything you ever wanted to know about and how to heal with - Doreen Virtue, PhD
Astrology: To get a detailed birth chart, go to www.astro.com . There you will be able to access detailed information on your inherent strengths and shadows.
Compassion: The Dali Lama is the embodiment of compassion and as such as we evolve up from the third chakra energy of I, to the fourth chakra energy of love, he is the energy we are evolving to. Unless you feel a very deep calling to Buddhism I would stick more to his biography (which will give you an idea of his own spiritual journey) and his books where he applies his faith to every day living ie The Art of Happiness: a handbook for living.
Feminine Power & Energy: In September 1996 a group of elderly women , The Great Council of the Grandmothers, appeared to Sharon McErlane. These wise women representing all cultures and races of humanity said: “Earth has suffered too long from an excess of yang (masculine energy) and insufficient yin (feminine energy)”. Their message on how to heal this imbalance peacefully is detailed in Sharon’s book: A Call to Power: The Grandmothers Speak.
Human Potential: Nature and the Human Soul: a book by Bill Plotkin profiles human development against eight maturation stages during our life from child to elder and depicts the qualities and challenges of each. A fascinating and poetic read of the potential of life at each stage.
Intuitive Healing: Caroline Myss, PhD shows in her book Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing how you can use your own intuition to develop your personal power and spirituality. It is a book based on 15 years of research into energy medicine and synthesizes the ancient wisdom from three spiritual traditions: Christianity; Kabbalah; and Hinduism.
Numerology: Discovering the Inner Self by Dr David A Phillips (a Hay House publication). A complete guide to numerology - you will learn how to do and understand your own chart.
Spiritual Thinkers: Tom Butler-Bowdon is amazing in his ability to sum things up in a nutshell and in plain English!. His book: 50 Spiritual Classics - allows you to explore over a few pages the key themes and lives of the world’s greatest spiritual thinkers. He provides references for other authors who have continued to expand on the particular area of spiritual thought. 50 Self-Help Classics; 50 Success Classics; and 50 Psychology Classics all continue the theme of exploring the themes and lives of the world’s greatest thinkers and writers of these areas.
Staying Connected: go outside and sit against a tree; take a walk in nature; share a meal with your family and/or friends; eat seasonally and locally - try the local farmer’s market; try growing your own food (start small with herbs) - if space is an issue use pots or polystyrene boxes that you can collect from your local supermarket; compost your scraps☺.
- Plant Spirit Medicine – a fascinating look at healing and the relationship of ourselves to plants and their spirits. For more information on the author, Eliot Cowan
Stillness: Eckhart Tolle teaches about being present in the Now.
- Oprah and Eckhart team up to present his book A New Earth and provide 10 online classes and support
Synchronicity: “By seeing the beauty in every face, we lift others into their wisest self, and increase the chances of hearing a synchronistic message.” James Redfield and the Celestine Prophecy books
Transformation at Age 9: helps to understand what is going on with children aged 8-10 as they experience the emergence of I: Encountering the Self by Hermann Koepke
What Life is About: Neale Donald Walsh and his conversation with God: Conversations with God Books 1-3. Every question you might have ever wanted to ask God, he does. This is a record of their conversation over a period of years. Gives you a whole new perspective on your life: a life that truly never ends.
Your Energy Field: psychic’s can not only perceive but also actually see our energy fields. Barbara Ann Brennan in her book Hands of Light: A guide to healing through the human energy field, has not only written about our energy field but also provides colour pictures to show you what it looks like when you are feeling different emotions.