SEASONAL SELF CARE FOR FALL

SEASONAL SELF CARE FOR FALL

Autumn is nearly upon us and the cooler air brings such a refreshing feel to life. Some of us may be missing summer already and some of us may be relishing in the cooler days (like us Arizonans). It is the Harvest Season, ripe with the fruits of our labor and a time...
CARE FOR THE AMAZON, CARE FOR THE EARTH

CARE FOR THE AMAZON, CARE FOR THE EARTH

So many of us are worried about the health of our Earth. The rapid and the devastating loss of the Amazon, one of the planet’s largest carbon sinks and a nucleus of biodiversity, seems the most eminent of wake-up-calls. It can feel so out of reach and we can...
HOW TO FIND YOUR HERBAL ALLY

HOW TO FIND YOUR HERBAL ALLY

For many of us who already stumbled upon the plant path, we can think of a dear plant friend who pulled us in and brought us down the rabbit hole of plant love. It could be the first time an herb helped you to feel better, the first time you felt really attracted to...
SELF CARE FOR SPRING

SELF CARE FOR SPRING

You cannot green smoothie your way out of chronic stress.Dr. Mariza Spring is here is all it’s glorious bounty, for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and with spring comes the energy of outward expansion, renewal, and aliveness! Those are all such...
ROSEMARY – MORE THAN REMEMBRANCE

ROSEMARY – MORE THAN REMEMBRANCE

Rosemary was one of my gateways into herbalism. I adore her. We have a beautiful and robust rosemary plant right outside our back door, whom I call Mother Rosemary. She has been there as long as I have lived in this house and I’ve developed a lovely relationship...
SEASONAL SKINCARE FOR WINTER

SEASONAL SKINCARE FOR WINTER

We are in the depth of winter and I wonder if you, like me, are experiencing a whole lot of dry skin? I’m glad I have quite a lot of tools on hand to help, because this desert dwelling mama knows a bit about how the dry winter air can suck the moisture right out...
I WAS MADE FOR THIS

I WAS MADE FOR THIS

There’s a story that has been twirling around inside my head for quite some time now, but it seems that every time I try to put the words to paper, the pieces come out all jumbled. It’s not until recently that I have begun making connections between components in my...
ACID, FRIEND OR FOE?

ACID, FRIEND OR FOE?

“All Disease Begins in The Gut.” – Hippocrates Photo by Chim If you are suffering from acid reflux, you are so not alone. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive diseases in the United States, with 10-20% of Americans...