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Category: Wellness

Four Warming Herbs for Any Season

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

We can probably all agree that 2020 has hosted its share of challenges. And while we’ve doubtless found new ways of coping with stress, anxiety, and uncertainty, sometimes there’s nothing more comforting than invoking nostalgia.

And what is it I always say? Yup! There’s an herb for that. Read More

Five Herbs to Comfort the Heart

Monday, June 1st, 2020

I’m quite sure few would disagree that keeping a light heart has been challenging over the past few months. There are so many reasons a heart can feel troubled, either literally from illness or metaphorically from the end of a relationship, the death of a loved one, a parting of ways, or the result of disheartening current events. No matter what the circumstance, there are times when the heart—and spirit—are heavy.

Whatever the loss—emotional or physical—it can manifest itself as quite palpable, physical pain in the chest. Many of us know that emotional pain can feel just as crippling, just as real, as the pain experienced during a physical crisis of the heart. Whatever the cause, when in pain, we need time and energy to heal.

And, as I so often say—there’s an herb for that. Read More

Forest Bathing: More than Just a Walk in the Woods

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

What better way to celebrate this year’s 50th anniversary of Earth Day than stepping outside? (And who couldn’t use a bit of fresh air right now?) Perhaps you’ve heard of forest bathing, a term for spending mindful, quiet, and purposeful time in forests.
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