Today

Looking into the sunrise, you might notice that the exact place where the Sun rises is different each day. It seems to us that the Sun tracks North to South along the Eastern horizon as we move through our seasons, Winter to Summer and back again. Today, it has been a year since the Sun…

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Integrated Medicine

When our cat, Loui, had major hip surgery, we told the doctor we wanted to give him some homeopathy post-surgery to support his recovery. The doctor said “no way, that’s not allowed.” So, we waited for him to leave the room before popping the arnica into Loui’s mouth. We were told Loui would have to…

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We Are How We Eat

In Chinese Medicine, the function of digestion is part of the overall function of the Earth element. The organs associated with the Earth element are the spleen and stomach. I am going to narrow the focus down to just the spleen. The Spleen in Chinese Medicine The spleen governs digestion, of both food and thought. Digesting…

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Easy Health Care

Acupuncture is just one of the many modalities of Chinese Medicine. Other methods of Chinese Medical treatment include herbs, massage, exercise, diet, and meditation. Depending on the concern of the patient, any one or a combination of these methods may be recommended by a Doctor of Chinese Medicine. The West now recognizes the multiple health…

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Find your spark of celestial start dust

Bahama Cassia, Cassia chapmanii I planted four little Cassia shrubs in 2004, each was a twig with a few branches only about 3 feet high. Today their delicate foliage and stunning yellow flowers dominate one side of our property. They bloom quickly and fully – creating a yellow blast of color and brilliance. One of…

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Sastun – a book review

Sastun, My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer, by Rosita Arvigo, 1994. A beautiful ode to Don Elijio Panti, a legendary Maya Medicine Man who lived in Belize, Central America. This story is a gift to those of us seeking a spiritual context for our healing work. A reminder of the powerful healing held in the…

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Searching for Heaven

I was flying at 30, 000 feet to see a friend who was dying. I tried to think of something useful to say to her, I realized I was up in the sky, where Heaven is supposed to be. Then I realized that during all my flying, all the pictures from the moon, the Hubble…

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Homeopathic Flu Prevention

A simple homeopathic remedy for preventing the flu.

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Preventing Colds and Flu’s

There is plenty of concern going on these days about the H1N1 Swine Flu. I’ve been getting many questions about how to prevent the flu from friends and clients as they go to work in schools, public and private offices, retail, etc. So here we go… It might seem obvious, but in order to prevent…

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Immune Support

Immune Support

As I drove north from Florida for 2 days with only one short night of sleep, I had plenty of time to think about my immune system. In order to support my body through this somewhat stressful event, I focused on drinking plenty of water, light eating, and taking supportive herbs. It seems the plan…

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