Author Archives: John Amaral

About John Amaral

Santa Cruz Chiropractor Dr. John Amaral has helped thousands of people from over 50 countries transform and awaken to more meaningful and purposeful lives. Follow him on twitter at @johnamaral

New Year’s Message from Drs. John and Christina

  Happy New Year! Thank you for being a valuable part of our practice community.  It’s our honor to continue to share the inspiration and wisdom that we’ve learned from our teachers and our lives with you in 2013. This

It’s Not Just You, It’s Intense Out There!

If you’re feeling like this year, and especially these past couple of months have been especially intense, you’re not alone.  Many friends of mine around the world have been reporting that an especially tangible energetic shift seems to be going

Gimzewski & The Art and Science of Transformation

If you’ve ever wondered why it’s so hard to change core patterns, beliefs or behaviors, you’re not alone.  However, with some understanding of the work of UCLA researcher Dr. James Gimzewski, and a bit of insight from George Leonard (author

What You Can Do to Accelerate Progress…

  “So, WHAT CAN I DO on my own to make even faster progress?”  It’s a question that I get asked all the time. My answer to the “What can I do?” question is rarely “OK, so here’s what you

Tony Robbins, Namale Fiji, and a Taste of Unity

  Bula from Fiji. I’m here on the raw, wild island Vanua Levu, one of the three hundred or so islands in the Fijian chain, working with Tony Robbins during some business programs he’s hosting at Namale Resort.  I’ve been

Martha Graham Shares How to Do Your Best Job Ever…

  A friend of mine is an ex-NFL football player named Bo Eason.  Bo is an incredible guy who not only made it to the pros against all odds, but after his football career ended he wrote and starred in

The Art of Well Being

  Venn Diagrams seem to be all the rage right now, so I decided to make one that depicts the Art of Well Being.  This diagram is based on The Seasons of Well Being described by Dr. Donald Epstein.

Loneliness: You Are Not Alone

No you are not alone.  You never were and ultimately never will be. I know, that sounds like a cliche’ when you’re literally all by yourself and feeling totally alone, but it is only your cognitive mind/ego/self/identity – that  creates

Integral Theory and Holistic Practice: Taking Your Mind-Body to the Next Level

When you seek the help of a health care professional, its typically because you’re experiencing something in your body — symptoms of some type — that you’re concerned or curious about.

Singularity University and Our Exponentially Evolving World

I spent this past weekend with Tony Robbins and a small group of people immersed in the energy and ideas of some of the most inspired and optimistic people on the planet. We were at Singularity University, a think-tank of