How often do you think about death?


In order to live a well balanced life – the holistic ideal- it is important to think about death so that we may live more fully.

Hallucinogenic Herbs: Healing with herbs, Part 9


In less developed countries hallucinogens are the favored medicines. This is because sickness and death are viewed as being a consequence of interference from the spirit world, rather than being induced physically or organically.

Introduction to How to Use of Crystals for Healing


A brief introduction to using crystals and gemstones to assist in healing to facilitate and spiritual growth.

The Care and Cleansing of Therapeutic Gemstones


Avoid smoking and wearing synthetic perfume when wearing therapeutic gemstones, especially porous stones. The fumes can interfere with the free flow of a gemstone’s energy.

Spiritual Ayurveda


Veda explains the soul, or the atma as the life giving force.

Vedic Teachings in Practice


Suzy, my last patient on New Year’s Eve gave me a hug, and a smile through her tears as she left. In her fist she clutched my email address, which she said would be her anchor in times of ‘need’.  She had resigned herself to sailing away from the British Isles working once more in […]

Books by Cathleen Carr


Cathleen Carr’s favorite topics to write about include: Green Living, Health and Wellness, Alternative Medicine, Metaphysics, Caring for Parents, Seniors and Grandparents. Cathleen Carr has published numerous books and articles on various subjects over the years.

Thoughts for these Troubled Times


It depends upon the attitude toward life whether selfishness shall rule or the humanitarian spirit which characterizes the finer side of [people] will rule.

INTS: Simplifying the Journey to Enlightenment


The International New Thought Seminary is coming out with a spiritual growth program this spring (2009) that promises to connect us with ‘the Divine’ simply, easily and straightforwardly. The project is still hush-hush…but I will try to keep you posted of developments.

How to Clean a Healing Gemstone or Crystal


For certain gemstones, some methods are contra indicated and these special considerations are noted.