Why I Haven’t Owned a Television Since 2002

Why I Haven’t Owned a Television Since 2002

Toward the end of 2001, after much contemplation and a wonderful exploratory visit to California, I made a decision to relocate from the eastern seaboard and move cross country to live on the west coast. When I arrived at my new home out west in early 2002, I made a conscious choice at that point […]

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Conscious Herbal Medicine Crafting

Conscious Herbal Medicine Crafting

Long Tradition of Handmade Herbal Medicines Once upon a time there was no such thing as supplement companies that manufacture large quantities of herb materials into bottled encapsulations or tinctures, or even boxed or bulk dried teas. For a very long time indeed, people gathered their own herbs from nature, or perhaps cultivated and harvested […]

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Medicinal Mushrooms: Remarkably Effective Myco-Adaptogens

Medicinal Mushrooms: Remarkably Effective Myco-Adaptogens

Adaptogenic Herbs Medicinal mushrooms are considered to be tonics or adaptogens. What does it mean to be an adaptogen? An adaptogenic herb is one that both helps us to adapt more effectively on various levels to the stresses of life, and also adapts intelligently to our own physiology. Adaptogens are also primarily balancing to the […]

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Liver Cleansing and Support

Liver Cleansing and Support

The liver is one of the most versatile of all our internal organs. One of its many functions is as a filter and cleanser of the blood, making it a vital pathway of detoxification and an integral part of our body’s intelligent design for keeping itself cleansed and healthy. Unfortunately however, our livers were never […]

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Autism Statistics Now 1 in 50: Why the Alarming Increase?

Autism Statistics Now 1 in 50: Why the Alarming Increase?

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you know that what interests me most is the investigation and understanding the underlying root causes of ill health, and finding ways of addressing and resolving them. So today when I read that the CDC had recently released its latest data indicating that the rate […]

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Oil That Heals – Castor Oil Packs

Oil That Heals – Castor Oil Packs

Castor Oil Known as “The Oil That Heals” and also “Palma Christi,” (or palm of Christ) castor oil is an ancient remedy that has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine and by folk healers the world over for a variety of healing, therapeutic pain relieving, and cleansing applications. It was perhaps most famously recommended in […]

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Bees’ Brains, Pesticides, Big Agra & Big Pharma

Bees’ Brains, Pesticides, Big Agra & Big Pharma

Bees are Dying, the Planet is Polluted, and People are Sick! Honeybees are among our most important pollinators, and are vital to the production of much of our world’s food supply. Studies on bees and bee behavior have shown that not only are these incredible insects able to navigate miles away from their hives to […]

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Food Sovereignty – MUST SEE VIDEO

Food Sovereignty – MUST SEE VIDEO

A couple of days ago I was sent a link to a series of 4 brief but powerful videos, embedded below, featuring an interview with a very wise and insightful woman by the name of Claire Hope Cummings. Claire Hope Cummings is an environmental journalist whose primary areas of focus include the political, environmental, social, […]

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WA State I-522 Labeling of GMOs

WA State I-522 Labeling of GMOs

Turns out I live in one of the most politically progressive states in the US! In Washington state: raw milk is legal for human consumption and is available for sale in a variety of retail stores small quantities of cannabis are now legal to possess and use for recreational purposes medical marijuana has been legal […]

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