Unexpected benefits from frequent movement

I was impressed with this article from the New York Times that indicated that regular movement not only keeps you fit, but also keeps you happier. http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/well/move/get-up-and-move-it-may-make-you-happier.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share If you're not in Steamboat , there is always Essentrics TV  available wherever [...]

Common Sense Health Tips

Trees soaking up the vitamin D I just reposted "20  nutrition facts that should be common sense – but aren't"  on Facebook. One of my favorites is that eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. [...]

‘Tis the Season…To Take it Up a Notch

It all starts with Halloween--or in my case, October 15th with birthday celebrations.  And if we don't consciously choose otherwise, the slippery slope through U.S. Thanksgiving, Hannakuh, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and Kwanza can pack on the weight, leaving us [...]

Santa Fe Escape – Essentrics plus Herbal Medicine Made Easy

Greetings! It's been a great winter here in Steamboat, but I'm now getting started on travel and education season which I love!  I'm most grateful to Sharon Blomgren with ArtsandCulturalTravel.com for asking me to be the facilitator of a new [...]

Transformation

Computer issues, daughter getting married in Seattle in June, moving both house and office a few weeks ago--all add up to a long time with no blog or newsletter.  But no longer apologizing for things beyond my control is part [...]

Wise words from Cascade Anderson Gellar

I've recently come across some wise words from my mentor and friend, Cascade Anderson Gellar who passed way too soon...I miss her and treasure her many lessons at many herbal medicine conferences. "Nature knows ahead what sickness there will be. [...]

Making Wise Choices

I know very little about astrology, but in my experience over the last 20 years since I was introduced to the concept of Mercury being in Retrograde, I have noticed some validity to the standard advice on this issue: minimize [...]

Making Friends with Your Body

I've had many blessings in my life--none greater than learning to make friends with my own body--and it has taken decades of conscious effort!  This Q & A with my mentor and friend, Miranda Esmonde-White is excellent (as is her [...]

Never miss a chance…

I've had a very full summer and just recently returned from Montréal where I had another week of Essentrics training.  But when I realized my mom didn't have much going on for her birthday this past weekend, I decided I [...]

When It’s Time To Let Go…of Life

As a non-fiction writer,  I have a great appreciation for those who write fiction.  It sounds overwhelmingly difficult to me!  While reading one of my favorite authors recently, Alice Hoffman, I came across a great paragraph which makes me think [...]