Posts Categorized: Healing

A Healing Ceremony for Women Who Have Lost Children

Mother’s Day can be a very difficult time for women who have lost a child.  No matter the age of the child, how long ago the death occurred, or the manner of death, the emotional turmoil that results for these wounded mothers when everyone else is buying cards and flower baskets to honor moms, is… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Reiki in End-of-Life Care: Can They Help?

I had the honor of being interviewed by SevenPonds.com for a feature article about my work with end-of-life and those who are grieving.  It appears in their Professional Advice segment of their blog. The 2-part article was written by Kathleen Clohessy, who did a great job encapsulating a 3-1/2 hour interview into the comprehensive feature.  Thank… Read more »

Spring Cleaning: Your Heart and Spirit

Our body is not just a physical entity, but the container for all of our bodies/essences: physical, mental, spiritual and emotional.  Keeping the container well tuned, fed and cleansed of toxins is vital for vibrant health. Letting go of old, stagnant, and outdated stuff (thoughts, emotions, beliefs) in our other bodies is just as important, if… Read more »

Spring Tonic Smoothie – with Special Guest, Dandelion!

Good ol’ Hippocrates had it right when he said: Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. His words couldn’t be truer than when doing a cleanse and incorporating tonifying foods like dandelion into a smoothie. This powerhouse shake can help remove the body’s joint and cellular toxicity built up over the winter… Read more »

Does This Make Sense: Using a Carcinogen to Kill an Anti-Cancer Plant?

Are you killing an anti-cancer drug with a cancer-causing herbicide?  If you’re spraying “weeds” such as dandelion with Roundup, you are doing this very thing. Check out this great article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-an-anti-cancer-drug-growing-in-your-front-lawn.html Forget the Roundup and other herbicides.  Let the dandelions grow, then head outside and gather some for your next salad.** ** Remember to select… Read more »

Make a Mega Difference With the Metta Meditation

The Metta Meditation is my “go to” at anytime that I want to slow down, center a bit, and/or shift my perspective on a situation or person.  Saying it first thing upon waking is also a marvelous way to begin your day. My version is slightly different than the one on the card in the… Read more »

It All Matters

In those moments when you feel insignificant, less than tremendous, or simply need a clear and gentle reminder that good is happening all around you, all the time, read this. When you want to contribute to that goodness and the Epidemic of Kindness, act on any of the following or your own unique ways to… Read more »

Going Under the Knife? Tips for Pre- and Post-Surgery

Any surgery is invasive and a stressor to the body.  Healing takes time! We can ease and speed healing time with diet, supplements, and remedies which strengthen and nourish the body both before and after the surgery.  It is especially important to build up the immune system before going into the hospital in these times. … Read more »