Spring Bitters

Spring Bitters

Bitter is better in spring! Adding more bitter is a great way to cleanse the liver. And seriously who doesn’t need a liver cleanse. The world is a toxic place and our poor livers work over time! Recently I got to thinking about my liver. Now, I am always doing things...
Transitioning to Spring

Transitioning to Spring

It’s finally Spring! There is something magical about spring don’tcha think? The Earth is waking up from the slumber of winter, the sun is starting to shine longer, the days are getting warmer and the plants are starting to sprout and bloom! All the energy is flowing...
Take it Easy!

Take it Easy!

The other day, well, maybe more like a few days I was feeling really grrrrrr. You know  sometimes life is a little frustrating. I was sitting at the computer trying to get something to save and grrrr! And the parking lot at my office after lots of snow was a bloody...
Flower Essences

Flower Essences

“Pooh, how do you spell love?’ You don’t spell love, Piglet…you feel it.” If I ask you to point to yourself, where is your hand pointing? I bet it’s pointing to the area of your heart! The heart center is also known as Anahata or...
The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

It feels like we have reached that special moment (tongue in cheek) in summer called the “dog days”.  It’s hot and dry and I’m panting like a dog and just want to eat ice cream and float around in water all day or lay on ice. Now is a really important time to make...
Building Vitality and Immune Strength

Building Vitality and Immune Strength

Do you ever wonder why some people get sick all the time and others get through the cold and flu season without even a sniffle? (You secretly want those people to get sick, don’t you?) I think the reason some people get sick and some don’t is all about our vitality....
Transitioning to Fall

Transitioning to Fall

September is a month of transition, hanging there between summer and fall. I feel the shift in subtle ways, like the cooler evenings and mornings (the best sleeping with the window open weather!) I’m also starting to crave less salad and raw foods. Those foods are...
Summer Adventure First Aid

Summer Adventure First Aid

I just got back from a camping trip in the wilderness. We went on what’s called the Magruder Road Corridor.  It’s a unique road that passes through the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness and the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. It’s almost 4 million acres of nothing! It’s...
Spring Cleansing

Spring Cleansing

Spring is finally here! Winter is melting, rain is falling and the earth is heavy with moisture. Spring is a natural cleansing season. Once it starts getting warmer our bodies are wired to shed, flush and lighten up. You may have noticed that you are craving lighter...
Easy Ways to Improve Digestion

Easy Ways to Improve Digestion

For many of us digestive discomfort has become a way of life. When your digestive system is off, your health can suffer in all sorts of ways. If unaddressed, these symptoms can manifest into chronic health conditions. Making a few simple changes can help your...