Dying/Living

Take Your Workouts UP a Notch

UNLIMITED LIVE ESSENTRICS for your January Jumpstart + Discover Essentrics Workshop December 28th 9-11 AM First,  January Jumpstart–Two  instructors, 22 classes, one location: Sundance Studio (and a  complimentary copy of my book, Take Back Your Body) Cost for 22 Essentrics classes in January: $85  (Less than $4/class!)                    Results:…

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Wise words from Cascade Anderson Gellar

I’ve recently come across some wise words from my mentor and friend, Cascade Anderson Gellar who passed way too soon…I miss her and treasure her many lessons at many herbal medicine conferences. “Nature knows ahead what sickness there will be. What is abnormally abundant is what is coming.” “We need to wildcraft in order to…

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Making Wise Choices

I know very little about astrology, but in my experience over the last 20 years since I was introduced to the concept of Mercury being in Retrograde, I have noticed some validity to the standard advice on this issue: minimize entering into a contract, buying or firing up a new computer or software program, and…

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Making Friends with Your Body

I’ve had many blessings in my life–none greater than learning to make friends with my own body–and it has taken decades of conscious effort!  This Q & A with my mentor and friend, Miranda Esmonde-White is excellent (as is her book, Aging Backwards), for those who are working on listening to–and appreciating–their own bodies.  http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/story.html?id=10697284…

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Fall Transitions

End of Season Tomatoes

I love fall. My birthday is in the fall, Thanksgiving–my favorite holiday–is in the fall. I love the excessive beauty just before the frost, and end-of-season tomatoes allowed to ripen in a brown paper bag. Or cooked up as a delicious treat: Fried Green Tomatoes. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid”…

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Never miss a chance…

I’ve had a very full summer and just recently returned from Montréal where I had another week of Essentrics training.  But when I realized my mom didn’t have much going on for her birthday this past weekend, I decided I simply must find the time to make that little five-hour drive over to Scottsbluff, Nebraska…

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When It’s Time To Let Go…of Life

As a non-fiction writer,  I have a great appreciation for those who write fiction.  It sounds overwhelmingly difficult to me!  While reading one of my favorite authors recently, Alice Hoffman, I came across a great paragraph which makes me think about what I often say to those who appear to be dying; curing may or…

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Saying Goodbye…

Maggie

After three months of email challenges, I’ve come across something much tougher:  saying goodbye to my darling kitty-cat, Maggie, on September 18th, 2013.  She taught me a lot during her 17 years on the planet, but I think she may have taught me even more after her spirit/energy left this planet.  She’s teaching me how…

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