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5 Ways to Use Healing Clay

5 Ways to Use Healing Clay

| May 30, 2013

Clays such as bentonite, illite, montmorillonite and pyrophyllite are naturally occurring earthen substances that have been used for a variety of beneficial purposes by people around the world for eons. When used therapeutically in or on the body, clay has a very purifying, cleansing and healing effect. It can be safely taken internally, as well […]

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Organic Soil Amendment Resources

Organic Soil Amendment Resources

| May 14, 2013

For the home gardener, building our soils to make them as rich and fertile as possible is generally an ongoing endeavor. During each growing season, the plants we cultivate draw out and utilize nutrients from the soil, often leaving the earth in our beds more depleted at the end of the season than it was […]

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Water: the Quintessence of Life

Water: the Quintessence of Life

| May 2, 2013

Splashing and coursing between the banks of mighty rushing rivers, curling and crashing in powerful spiral waves along the shores of vast oceans and seas, or bubbling forth from pristine mountain springs, water flows throughout our world and is clearly a ubiquitous and utterly essential element for all life on earth. Water streams throughout our […]

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5 Forms of Magnesium for Internal Detoxification

5 Forms of Magnesium for Internal Detoxification

| March 4, 2013

Identified with the number 12 on the periodic chart of the elements, magnesium is an alkaline metal that is among the top 10 most abundant minerals, not only on earth, but in the known universe. Magnesium is also one of the primary macro-minerals essential to human health It’s used by every cell in the body, […]

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The Art of Tea Brewing

The Art of Tea Brewing

| February 25, 2013

Tea making is the ancient practice and art of using hot water to draw out and release both the flavor as well as the myriad other beneficial and health promoting components of various different kinds of herbaceous materials. Although there are numerous legends associated with the origins of making tea, one of the most enduring […]

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Bees Detect Flowers’ Subtle Electrical Fields

Bees Detect Flowers’ Subtle Electrical Fields

| February 22, 2013

What remarkable and fantastic little creatures bees are! They’re such a vitally integral aspect of the environment. And due to their profound impact as pollinators on the fertility and productivity of plants, bees are of particularly crucial importance to the success of our food chain. A study published yesterday online in the magazine Science called […]

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The Perfect Formula for Healthy Gorgeous Houseplants

The Perfect Formula for Healthy Gorgeous Houseplants

| February 18, 2013

Ok, I admit it. I’m kind of a houseplant nut! I just love growing, tending to and being surrounded by green things, both outdoors and in. So the number of potted plants in my house at any one time is often more than a couple of dozen. I’ve been cultivating indoor plants for most of […]

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Am I a Modern Day Heretic?

Am I a Modern Day Heretic?

| February 13, 2013

The other day, just as I do every few weeks to say hello and catch up, I phoned my dad who lives quite some distance from me and is turning 90 this year. Fortunately my father’s mind is as sharp as ever and he’s in remarkably good shape for a man his age. He’s always […]

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Soil Demineralization and Remineralization

Soil Demineralization and Remineralization

| February 11, 2013

Due to the petrochemical-driven industrialized factory farming agricultural techniques that have been used so rampantly on vast amounts of land in recent times, soils the world over have become drastically depleted of many trace and macro minerals, as well as other nutrients, during the past century. Studies show that the nutrient content, and particularly the […]

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Home Funerals and Green Burials

Home Funerals and Green Burials

| January 30, 2013

Home Funerals and Green Burials Once upon a time, not so very long ago, there was no such thing as a funeral home or an undertaker who was (generally very highly) paid to come and remove the body of a deceased loved one soon after they passed away and prepare it for interment, entombment or […]

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Earthing, Grounding, Attuning With Gaia

Earthing, Grounding, Attuning With Gaia

| January 8, 2013

  Earthing, Grounding, Attuning With Gaia One of the most profound underlying issues facing our species today, especially for those of us living in the western world, is our collective disconnection with nature, the earth, and the natural cycles and rhythms of planet. Over the course of time, as we have become more ‘civilized’ and […]

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Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease

Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease

| December 10, 2012

Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease All chronic dis-ease that arises in our bodies is due to an underlying imbalance within our physical, emotional, mental and/or spiritual fields. Just as there are perpetual shiftings here on earth from summer to winter, from day to night, and from high tide to low tide, so are there inherent […]

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Purification

Purification

| December 8, 2012

Purification Since I chose the word ‘purify’ to use in the title of my book on detoxification, I’ve done some contemplation and investigation into the meaning of the word purification, and have given much thought to how it may apply to we humans as we journey through this life. It seems that for a very […]

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Human Health

Human Health

| December 7, 2012

Human Health is dependent on: • the Energetics underlying material manifestation • the quality of the Earth’s Elements • Non-industrialized, Sustainable Agricultural practices • Food Sovereignty to choose the most nutrient dense, uncontaminated foods • the Health of the Soil in which our food is grown • the Health of the Plant based foods we […]

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Category Mania!

Category Mania!

| December 6, 2012

Categories Galore! When I first set out to create this blog I never envisioned that it would turn out the way it did, with such a huge list of sub-categories! As I began to build the site I found there were more and more subjects I wanted to include. And today there are well over […]

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

| November 15, 2012

The Butterfly Effect It has been suggested that something as seemingly insignificant as the flapping of a butterfly’s wings locally instigates a ripple effect resulting in worldwide repercussions that are infinitely more pronounced, impactful and far-reaching. This concept, particularly when considered on a global scale, has profound implications, and is illustrative of the intricate, holistic […]

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Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

| November 12, 2012

  What are the underlying, root causes behind the epidemic of chronic degenerative illness afflicting modern humanity?   Imbalances Disruption of Homeostasis Caused by: Malnourishment due to diminished nutrient density of foods Industrial toxicity Impure water Dehydration Compromised digestive function Fatigue Chronic Stress Exposure to EMFs Lack of: Movement Sleep Grounding Connectivity to Nature and […]

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Our Air

Our Air

| November 6, 2012

Our Air   Ideally the air we all breathe would be pure, clean and rich with oxygen. Instead, we breathe within an atmosphere that has been tainted by airborne industrial wastes from manufacturing factories and power plants and exhaust fumes from internal combustion engines. Often some of the poorest quality air is found in large […]

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Our Soils

Our Soils

| November 6, 2012

  Our Soils   Soil is a living breathing thing. Healthy, fertile soil is teeming with life. Soil is a symphony of polymicrobial-culturality, a vast and varied tapestry of biodiversity. Beyond that, soil is the very ground of our being. It is an alchemical synergy of fire, earth, air and water that is in the […]

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Our Sun

Our Sun

| November 4, 2012

  Our Sun This massive, flaming ball of light about which our world revolves year after year is the source of energy for all life on planet Earth. We are inextricably linked to this star and to the wide range of luminous and invisible (to our eyes) particles, wavelengths, frequencies and emanations – which are […]

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The Elements

The Elements

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 5 elements are known in some traditions as the fundamental forms of matter upon which creation as we know it is constructed. Excerpted from my book, Detoxification: 70 Ways to Cleanse, Clear & Purify Your Body, Space & Life, they are:     FIRE Represented by the Tetrahedron Symbolizing Visible Sunlight, Warmth, and Invisible […]

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Broad Strokes

Broad Strokes

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Basic Overview of the Fundamental Precepts and Concepts Behind this Website.   I’m a big picture kind of person. I very much like to take a step back, figuratively speaking, in order to gain broader, more comprehensive, macrocosmic perspectives on things. Paradoxically I’m also a stickler for details, and have a tendency at times […]

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