Things That Make Us Allergic and Other Spring Thoughts

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about allergies, the things that make us allergic, and what it all means.  It is spring, high season for allergies. Some allergies are pollen based, some are metaphorical. Either way, it can cause suffering. Many of us (myself included) have been severely affected by seasonal allergies; some unfortunate folks experience them year round. Continue reading

Walking Wisdom

Springtime is an ideal time for getting outdoors and immersing yourself in the beauty of the season.  Take the time to notice your surroundings:  smell the smells, listen to the sounds, feel the changes in the air against your skin, see all the colors and textures of things in bloom.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to Continue reading

Plant Your Own Pharmacy

Plant Your Own Pharmacy It’s wonderful to have a year round herbal “pharmacy” for beauty, comfort, and health right at your fingertips.  Planting in warm weather is the time to do it.  If you don’t consider yourself to have a green thumb, then consider that all of these can be grown in a flowerbox or Continue reading

Mindfulness As Good Medicine

Mindfulness As Good Medicine Every day a new report surfaces to trumpet what we should all be doing to be healthier:  The secret is probiotics!  Turn upside down for 5 minutes every day!  Eat no white food:  sugar, flour, dairy! Drink 5 cups of green tea every day!  Get colonics once a month!  Eat 1/2 Continue reading