An Ode to the Plants

What words do you use to describe a love, a relationship that is so interconnected, so deep and so substantial for existence? It is more than just a lover or even a mother. It is everything. If my plant teachers ceased so would the air I breathe, the clothes I wear, the home I protect, … Continue reading An Ode to the Plants

Falling Into The Trap Of Being “Good”

We grow up being told to be the "good girl", "the good boy" and when we aren't "good" in the eyes of authority we are punished in some way - either through shame, avoidance, anger or some form of discipline whether it is physical or emotional. It is programmed into us at the very beginning: … Continue reading Falling Into The Trap Of Being “Good”

Living in Harmony

There are natural laws operating within us and all around us. Intuitively we know about them and try to work with them, but when we become imbalanced all harmony goes out the window. The principle I will refer to in this article is from the ancient taoist tradition of China. Living in harmony with life, … Continue reading Living in Harmony

Nature is the Dreamscape

It was a flurry of a snowstorm. Most people wouldn't go out in that kind of weather, but I enjoy extremes, they always bring me insights. I walked through the snow, creating fresh tracks. The satisfaction of being the first to walk the path, to create the trail. The wind was blowing the white specks … Continue reading Nature is the Dreamscape

Don’t Follow the Trends, Find Out Who You Are.

Fab diets, a certain type of yoga, a different meditation, it changes every week. What is popular is based on what is trending, but it doesn't necessarily mean that what is popular will be good for you or even work for you. We are all very different and what may work for one person may … Continue reading Don’t Follow the Trends, Find Out Who You Are.