As a follow up to my last post on Herbal Medicine & Nutrition Schools: Reviews from Students, Teachers and Founders, I interviewed a few more students from various herb and nutrition programs throughout the US to add to this series. I think the most popular topic in my inbox is people asking me about where […]

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Herbal bitters are my idea of the gateway botanical companions to get you taking your herbs every day. There’s nothing quite so easy and accessible to practically everyone than carrying around a little bottle of delicious herbal bitters and taking a few drops on the fly. Taking herbal bitters is one of those things that’s […]

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Friday, March 1, 2019

A few reads and practices that have had big impacts on my mental, spiritual and emotional expansion this month: Boundaries and Protection If Women Rose Rooted Formula & Magnetism (and tips for upleving self worth) How to Keep Criticism from Sinking Your Confidence: Walt Whitman & the Discipline of Creative Self Esteem From Specimen Days, […]

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

If you’re lucky enough to have an herb garden, you can appreciate the absolute pure beauty of herbs growing in all their botanical glory, with aromatics and delicate flowers and sturdy roots. Growing and evolving with our plant allies is the traditional way we’ve continued to partner with our herbal companions. Over time, we’ve grown […]

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

On the weekend, there’s more time for coffee. I go on and on about herbal tea (and honestly, that’s usually what’s in my mug), but little known fact – I LOVE coffee just as much as tea. Not being one to pass up extra lounge around time, I make a big French press of herbal […]

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

My favorite go-to meal in winter is hands down a “whatever’s in the fridge” savory buddha bowl. I’ve perfected about a dozen 20 minute messy buddha bowls that take so little effort and essentially clear out most of the lingering veggies in my refrigerator at the end of any given week. I make each one […]

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

I spent the past week planning out my 2019 bookshelf (aka my personal book nook). Every January, I make a list of books and herbal courses I want to take, and it helps keep me on track to actually finish one before starting another. This year my mind and soul have been really drawn to […]

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Getting outside is one of my favorite things. In winter, it’s also one of the hardest things (for me, at least). I’m a perpetually cold person, and winter is my toughest season. I have Raynaud’s syndrome, and this definitely impacts how much time I can spend outdoors when it’s cold, and is physically limiting to […]

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Friday, January 18, 2019

If 2018 threw you for an emotional loop and shook the foundations of your life, come on in and have a seat. Emotional resilience is something I often talk with my clients about being just as important as the foods they’re eating, the exercise they’re committing to and the supplements or herbs they’re taking. Our […]

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Today, I’m writing my Christmas cards. I know it’s going to take me hours because I’m making each one short, personal little letters, and I have a lot to update people on this year. I’ve never felt more grateful for the people in my life than I do this year. It’s been a year full […]

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018