All posts tagged 'natural health'

An unconventional meditation

Posted on February 26th, 2018 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

I am not the type to sit quietly and cultivate stillness. I understand all of the reasons why I am supposed to, all the benefits for mind/body health. And yet, any time I have tried to sit peacefully for an extended period of time, what I end up with is..
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Quiet/Noisy Life

Posted on November 9th, 2017 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings

This life is full of contradictions. The one that I am thinking of today has to do with noise and what that means to us. Because it is never quiet here: the river rushes steadily below us, the cicadas sing in the rainforest, the rain cascades unrelentingly through the leaves...
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5 reasons why your holistic business is failing (and how to fix it!)

Posted on December 17th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine

You have mistaken ‘holistic’ for ‘unprofessional’. Holistic business means a business model that touches all aspects of your life and is more personal and vulnerable than the corporate model. It allows for you to make some of your own rules. It does not mean that you don’t need proper licenses..
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Why SK Magazine?

Posted on October 14th, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Health Should be Fun

Why put together a magazine? I love to write. When I was a little kid, I figured I would be a poet and fiction writer when I grew up. When I was in high school and began to understand that poetry may not be a lucrative field, I decided I..
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Wandering Herbalist: Mamon (Rambutan)

Posted on August 1st, 2016 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings, Fabulous Food, Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

Medicinal plants, fruit: Mamon The fruit stacked high on the table at the market looks almost alien. Spiky, with little barbs radiating outward, bright red and about the size of a ping-pong ball; here in Costa Rica, this fruit is known as mammon, though in Asia it is better known..
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Best Supplements for Everyday and Someday

Posted on February 10th, 2016 · Posted in Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

I often see people grumpily pacing the aisles of Health Food Stores, bewildered by the sheer vastness of selection. When I give presentations to large groups, inevitably someone will ask during the Q & A “What supplements do you take?” I believe that supplements fall into three categories: the first..
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3 Herbs to start Wildcrafting

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 · Posted in Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

Tis the season for wildcrafting. If this is a term you are unfamiliar with, ‘wildcrafting’ means to find medicinal and culinary herbs and plants in their natural habitat and harvest them in a sustainable (read: not picking every last flower or enraging the Lorax) way. I am lucky enough to..
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