National CBD Day

It’s National CBD Day!August 8th has been designated National CBD Day by National Day Calendar. This is a day to celebrate and recognize the many benefits of CBD. About 20,000 news and media outlets follow National Day Calendar so you are sure to hear more about National CBD Day. What is CBD?CBD stands for cannabidiol,…

Healing Herbs for the Kitchen

A cook’s garden contains many ingredients that can be artfully combined to enhance our culinary experience. Not only can these common ingredients tantalize our taste buds, but they bring healthful, healing ingredients to our bodies. The human body has an amazing capacity to heal itself and nature provides the resources to allow the body to…

June – Celebrating Our Fathers and Our Flag

June is Men’s Health Month. It is also the month when we celebrate our fathers with Father’s Day on June 21st and Flag Day on June 14th. This year it seems especially significant that we should be commemorating men’s health, our father’s and our flag at this time. Recognizing the Men in Our Lives It…

Mindful May

We’ve all heard the term mindful, but what is does it mean to be mindful? Mindfulness is defined as a “mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.” Mindfulness is the ability to be present in the moment, aware of where…

50 Years of Mobilizing for the Environment – Earth Day 2020

For 50 years, April 22nd has marked the celebration of Earth Day.  An international event bringing attention to and building awareness of the planet that we live on.  Pollution, climate change, endangered species and other environmental issues have been brought to the forefront of the conversation with the celebration of Earth Day and Earth Week….

Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Women

Throughout history, March has been a time of celebration. The vernal equinox, when day and night are in equal length, marks a time of transition and new beginnings. For centuries people around the world have celebrated the vernal equinox. The Festival of Isis was celebrated in ancient Egypt, the festival of No Ruz was celebrated…

Australia is burning and why you should care

Australia, the land down under, of kangaroos and koala bears.  Where you can find vegemite, Foster’s and shrimp on the barbie.  Australia is a bucket list trip for those with wanderlust. But recently, the news from Australia has been about the devastating fires the country is experiencing. Fires, multiple fires across the country, of a…

CBD – What You Need to Know

From the corner gas station, to the supermarket, to the local store CBD is everywhere.  We’ve all heard the claims, everything from “it doesn’t do anything” to “it cured cancer”.  What’s real and what do you need to know? CBD – What is it? CBD stands for cannabidiol.  It is the second most prevalent active…

Did You Over Do It?

Do You Have an Alter Ego? Are your weekends a lot more active than your week days? Office worker during the week and super athlete on Saturdays and Sundays?  Spending all day gardening, remodeling, or cleaning and feeling it the next day?  Is your weekend basketball tournament leaving you stiff and sore by Sunday night?…

The Countdown Is On…

The days are getting shorter, leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, and the holiday season is here!  Parties, shopping, baking, cleaning, entertaining are just a few of the additional demands on our time during the holiday season.  Even the most organized, efficient, and competent among us can feel the additional stress the season brings. At…

Holistic Health Support for a Healthier You

What is Holistic Health? Holistic health is based on the premise that optimal health is not just the absence of disease, but upon the living balance of the “whole” person. This is the belief that health is achieved with treating the causes of the symptoms and disease, not just masking or alleviating the symptoms.  If…

Kids Worry, Should You?

Kids worry.  It’s a natural part of childhood development.  Kids can develop crippling worries about many things, from germs to vomiting to their parents dying, fear of the dark, getting a pimple, going to school or going back to school, a first sleepover party, can all cause worry or anxiety in children.  The difference between…