"I Heart Pollen !" by Brooke Novak, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

7 Things You Can Do To Combat Seasonal Allergies Holistically

Have you been experiencing the seasonal cacophony of red eyes, runny nose, sneezing, sinus pressure and congestion, scratchy throat, and fatigue?  Rest assured, you’re not alone! According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: Roughly 7.8% of people 18 and over in the U.S. have hay fever. Worldwide, allergic rhinitis affects between 10% and […]

Why Embracing Your Vulnerability Makes You Stronger

Right now, I’m sure that a lot of you are energetically feeling the overwhelming effects of the Uranus/Pluto square that took place today, which, from what I understand, basically means that there’s a big smashing down of the old to make room for the new.  So, lots of things that have been coming to light (such […]

May 20, 2013 Healing | No Comments

"13/365 ~ ¿Querrás tú rectificar las líneas de mis manos?" by Anais Gómez-C., used with permission under CC BY-ND 2.0. Source.

When Healers Get Fibroids (Or: Honoring How We Birth Our Ideas Into The World)

When I first began my practice, I had a difficult time promoting myself as a “healer”.  The reason being, I fully believe that everyone has the innate power within to heal themselves, of their toxic emotions, beliefs, thought patterns, and, many times, their physical manifestations of illness.  I just happen to have the knowledge to […]

Bowl of Kidney Jing, anyone? Fresh bone broth straight from my pot.

Traditional Chicken Bone Broth: A Recipe To Build Qi And Blood For Immune Building, Fertility, And Postpartum

Bone broths are a staple in many cultures, and when done the old-fashioned/traditional way, you really reap the benefits.  And, on a Chinese Medicine level, bone broths have been popular for being bigtime Qi & Blood builders.  Why? Traditional bone broths are nutrient-dense, and include calcium, potassium, magnesium, and incorporate the marrow of the animal. […]