Category Archives: Naturopathic Healing

That Pesky Spring Cold!

Someone on a list I am part of posted an article from the New York Times about the dangers of cold medicines for young children and asked if there were alternative  remedies for colds. I could not agree more about the dangers – we have been using alternative medicine for...
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The Longest Living Herb on Earth

I wish I could BLOG a smell. As we were driving through the Texas desert I had to stop the car because the smell of chaparral was so strong I thought I must be imagining things. Once you smell chaparral you never forget how it smells. Although I have never lived...
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Why Isn’t Natural Healing Working For Me?

One of the aspects of holistic healing that is most beneficial to people is that it usually takes into account a person’s individual temperament and unique needs. I say, usually, because sometimes even “holistic” practitioners propagate the idea that “this herb, food, method or product” is good for everyone. Additionally, many...
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Space Clearing Reminder

We often forget how simple healing can be and how taking care of just the basic things in our life can heal us. Water – air – and our environment can all heal us if we take care to drink enough, breathe deeply enough and clear our space. I send...
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Music Therapy for the Holidays

You have probably heard the term “Musical Therapy” or are familiar with the idea that music can heal. However, did you know how easy it can really be? In its basic form, it is something very simple that everyone can do for free at home. The chart below tells you...
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Simplifying Homeschooling & Health

The word “simplify” has become a buzzword in society the past few years. There is even a magazine called “Simple Living” that will sell you things (including a magazine) to help you simplify your life! I often write editorials on simplifying things. However, despite all these wonderful reminders it seems...
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The Healing Power of Giving

Does the holiday season find you giving gifts, hosting meals and donating to  charity. Do you feel worn out from giving so much? Are people telling you that you need to take care of yourself more? You can actually turn all this “giving energy” into healing energy for yourself with...
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Need Help Digesting the Holidays?

The holiday season is probably one of the biggest enemies of the digestive system I have ever experienced. However, no matter what mistakes you make during holiday event  there are remedies to help your digestive system survive the season! There are so many websites that tell you about how “this or...
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Stretching as a Remedy

For me, stretching usually brings up images of “what we did before track practice” or “my least favorite part of gym class”. These images and thoughts about stretching are common to a lot of people. Often when I mention stretching to my clients they say, “you mean like athletes do?”...
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A Surprising Wrinkle Remedy

If I could give everyone just one health tip I would choose to say, “deal with the issue before it becomes an issue”. So many health problems in our lives start out as little ‘hints’ – perhaps just a stomach ache or a headache now and then. If left unattended...
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