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My Fall Harvest – Guest Post

My Fall Harvest and Good Winter Medicine By Jenel Schaffer Fall is my favorite time of year. I love when the air is crisp, and the sun still warm. The plants are pushing forth their last energy into the leaves and flowers before returning their energy to the roots. The hot and humid days of […]


DIY Near Infrared Home Sauna

DIY Near Infrared Sauna By: Dawn Lusk My husband and I have talked for years about how nice it would be to have an in-home sauna. Being in the health and wellness world, I hear almost daily about the benefits of regular sauna use. From pain relief to SAD (seasonal affective disorder) relief, to detox, […]

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Spicy Lentil Stew with Tulsi Garnish Recipe

Spicy Lentil Stew with Tulsi Garnish Have you picked up our latest E-Zine that features Holy Basil?! If not, it is one I highly recommend, especially if you love recipes! Below I share one of the recipes from the article by Nina Judith Katz. I had the opportunity to make it over the weekend and […]


Self Care using Abhyanga Self Massage

Self Care using Abhyanga Self Massage Are you looking for new ways to add self care into your routine? Let me introduce you to one of my favorite self care rituals: self massage. In Ayurveda, Abhyanga is the practice of self-massage using oils and herbs specific to your dosha. There are many benefits to self-massage, […]


Aromatherapy for Grounding – Guest Post

Aromatherapy for Grounding By: Erin Littlewood Grounding: noun: training or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) I don’t recall the first time I heard the word “grounding” used in the more metaphysical context referring to anchoring one’s emotional/spiritual/psychic state to one’s fundamental surroundings, roots, or Mother Earth, herself. But I […]


Feng Shui with Plants – Guest Post

Feng Shui with Plants By: Jenel Schaffer   As an herbalist and healer, I often challenge mindsets and thought patterns that hold people back and don’t serve them in a beneficial way. But, I sometimes struggle to see my own negative thought patterns. A recent vacation gave me the opportunity to really challenge my way of […]

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