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Menopause: Round 4

I’m finding menopause symptoms come in waves. Sometimes I’m up on the crest feeling so good, scoffing menopause, and feeling I’ve got this symptom nonsense licked. Then suddenly a rouge wave comes out of nowhere, smacks me off my high perch, and I’m back down in the trough wondering what the heck just happened. What […]

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Fire Relief

We’ve had a huge fire burning here locally since July 3. It’s been intense for all in the valley, especially the firefighters and everyone directly affected by evacuations, home losses, smoke damage, and now mud slide threats. It has impacted people deeply. It’s been stressful, anxiety producing, and depressing. Summer was joyfully cruising along, a […]

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Cravings As Clues

Cravings can rule our lives! We’ll be going along fine, minding our own business and then wham-o, some food, drug, drink, etc. comes into our attention and we’re off to the races full on craving that thing. Sometimes it’s manageable and other times it’s obsessive and controlling. We’re long gone from the present moment and […]

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Hot Flash or Power Surge?

I’ve been having tons of hot flashes lately, haven’t slept a full night in months, and my thinking’s gettin’ foggy. Sound familiar? Yup, it’s menopause, and it’s legit! Not for sissies! Leave it to women to do all the badass s#*t! I’m perfectly fine one moment, minding my own business, not hurting anyone, and then whoosh […]

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A Little Bit About… Birch Essential Oil

Birch essential oil is often unfamiliar to people. It comes from the bark of these gorgeous, magnificent trees. Birch trees are native to North America – so it’s the local essential oil for us U.S. folks! It smells a lot like wintergreen due to one of the constituents it contains – the twigs actually smell […]

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Menopause Isn’t a Disease

Menopause isn’t a disease, so let’s stop treating as if it were one. In allopathic medicine, we take a pill to deal with our “disease” symptoms and voila no more problem, right? Not so fast… there really isn’t a magic pill to heal yourself. Pills taking away our symptoms don’t deal with the real problem […]

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A Little Bit About… Basil Essential Oil

What comes to mind when you think of basil? Yummy Italian food? Pesto? Maybe Thai basil in a tasty green papaya salad? Food is the first thought, right? How about stomach aches or muscle spasms? What about colds or coughs? Not the first thing that basil brings to mind are they? Yes, basil is an […]

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Environmentalism and Big Pharma Don’t Mix

We all like to think we’re environmentalists, right? We want to help the planet, improve the situation, not worsen it, right? Trying to do our parts by driving less, getting hybrid cars, recycling, bringing our own bags to the market – yay for us! But, did you ever think about the effects your medicine cabinet […]

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Online Holistic Health Classes? Yes, Please!

In addition to online holistic health services I mentioned last time, the one-on-one consultations including my space age Bioscan, I teach regular online classes in all things holistic health! They’re super easy to join and all you need is the internet and a device! Voila! Sit back in the comfort of your home and learn […]

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