Listening Heals

Each New Year brings up the infamous social network question, “what is your word of the year?”.  We brazenly put forth a single word to define our entire annual focus and then soon forget it.  This year I tried to ponder the question with a degree of reflection and I choose the word “listen”.  Listening … More Listening Heals

Thawing the Freeze

Sometimes in life we just plain freeze up.  It can be subtlety insidious with a slowing down when life gets chaotic and before you know it you are overwhelmed and completely frozen — unable to move forward or any other direction. A year ago I changed “Murgatron’s Musings” to “Marigold Moon Herbal and Wellness” to … More Thawing the Freeze

What do I need?

As a herbalist student I have been asked to answer the ultimate question, what do I need?  Not as in what do I need to get through this day, to get through this coursework or even to get through this season, but what do I need from the universe.  Not what I want, but what … More What do I need?

Why On Earth Would You Want To Be A Herbalist?

As I embark on my quest to become a certified herbalist I find myself asking, why?  I have always had an interest in plant medicine and nutrition.  My personal experience with dietary changes dramatically reducing my pain levels and improving my health have fueled my passion for promoting wellness through a plant-based diet.  Our gut … More Why On Earth Would You Want To Be A Herbalist?

D*mn Potholes

The road to wellness is full of pot holes. My journey starts with careful attention to details and a well mapped out plan of action.  I am no stranger to this road so I have already built in plenty of flexibility and kept my expectations under the speed limit.  I have my motto of “move … More D*mn Potholes