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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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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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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 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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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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