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

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

Get Moving

I have been attempting participation in Word Press Blogging 101 and was intrigued by one of the assignments.  The challenge was to look over comments I had left on other blogs to inspire a post of my own and to mention and link the other blog.  Fortunately, I had just read a great blog and left … More Get Moving

I need my pain!

“You know that pain and guilt can’t be taken away with a wave of a magic wand.  They’re the things we carry with us, the things that make us who we are.  If we lose them, we lose ourselves. I don’t want my pain taken away.  I need my pain!”  Captain James T Kirk I … More I need my pain!