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Emotions, feelings, and other unfortunate things

Joyful, elated, sad, grateful, angry, disgusted… we experience thousands of emotions on a daily basis. It is hard to argue that the nature of our predominant emotions governs the quality of our lives. We hear so much about cultivating gratitude, the positive thinking movement is sweeping the world, but are things really that simple? Forcing… Continue reading Emotions, feelings, and other unfortunate things

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Natural baby happy baby: Using all-natural essential oils for complete child care

While having children is admittedly one of the biggest blessings in life, there are also many challenges associated with raising a healthy, happy child (and staying sane in the process). You love your kids, but there are days when everything seems to be going wrong. Neither the parents nor the children are getting any sleep;… Continue reading Natural baby happy baby: Using all-natural essential oils for complete child care

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Healthy People Happy Planet: Double benefit of a CSA Subscription

Throughout my journey towards more healthful and natural living, I have paid quite a bit of attention to nutrition. I have done enough reading and researching to know that fresh, whole, unprocessed foods were good for my digestion, my weight, my skin, my mood, and even for better hormone regulation which is so important considering… Continue reading Healthy People Happy Planet: Double benefit of a CSA Subscription

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Every Woman is a Wonder Woman: The power to birth life comes with the power to care for it naturally

The period of pregnancy and expecting a new life to be born into this world is one of the most cherished, yet also stressful periods of a woman’ (and family’s) life. Especially if this is the first child for the family, there is a lot of new information to be gathered and processed, many medical… Continue reading Every Woman is a Wonder Woman: The power to birth life comes with the power to care for it naturally

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Self-care: It’s not selfish, it’s survival

Yesterday I had the privilege of teaching a self-care workshop to a group of wonderful human beings who gathered for a monthly meeting of the Healing Cooperative – Houston. The Cooperative, led by Susan Taylor-Gol, a Reiki master and art therapy teacher, is an amazing avenue for holistic health practitioners to share their knowledge and… Continue reading Self-care: It’s not selfish, it’s survival

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Love for yoga heals injuries after a motorcycle accident

As someone deeply dedicated to holistic healing modalities and a great believer in nature over “big pharma” I love stories of people being helped or healed by all-natural remedies, you can read my won one here. Sometimes healing occurs on more of an emotional or energetic plane, but when this type of healing brings a… Continue reading Love for yoga heals injuries after a motorcycle accident

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From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story

  Lately, quite a few people have been asking me about my path to natural remedies and essential oils, so I figured it would be an interesting topic for a post. There is a lot of personal information here, very vulnerable things, so it is my greatest hope that you will read it with the… Continue reading From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story