Safe Skin Exposure to sunlight can be an instant mood booster and is a major source of vitamin D for both children and adults. But too much exposure to the sun can have detrimental, long-lasting effects on your skin’s health. Many over the counter sunscreens are filled with chemicals and fillers, not good for us.
The Body, Mind and Spirit Garden Plant three rows of peas: Peace of mind Peace of heart Peace of soul Plant four rows of squash: Squash gossip Squash indifference Squash grumbling Squash selfishness No garden should be without turnips: Turnip for service when needed Turnip to help one another Turnip the music and dance Water
Last month, we talked about jumping off the merry-go-round of making New Year’s Resolutions because they often lead to disappointment. We talked about building on a foundation of self-care for better health: mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Have you tried self-care and still didn’t get the results you wanted? Did you say, “I’m going to
While working in a hospital years ago as a nurse, the only way I knew of treating pain was with medications. Then I discovered John Gregory “Greg” Toews. Greg, an early innovator of advanced medical aromatherapy, trained with healers all over the world and has done extensive research into the use of essential oils
Every year around the holidays so many of my clients tell me they are stressed out and burned out from trying to be all things to all people. As self-care authority Eleanor Brown says, “Self-care isn’t selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” But especially at the holidays, we attempt to do just that,
August ushers in the busiest time of year in my office. Clients are stressed, tired, anxious and depressed. They report sleeping less and experiencing more headaches and general crabbiness. So, what’s the reason behind this uptick in negative moods, emotions, and health? The shift from summer to fall schedules. Whether summertime is a slower pace,
I first read The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz shortly after it was published in 1997. This powerful book came to me at a time when I was knee-deep on a path of self-awareness and exploration. I was attending conferences and reading everything I could about healing. My