Powerful Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a powerful plant frequently consumed as a spice, medicine or side. Commonly called ginger root, it’s the rhizome of a flowering plant that was first found in China. It’s scientific name is Zingiber officinale, and we typically use the stem of this plant that lives underneath the soil for our spices and medicines. […]

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Monday Magic: Feb. 6, 2017

The Stuff We are Made Of The grit we gain from being alive, our shell hardens, our expectations create walls, our pain shuts us down and closes us off. Or perhaps it will push you inward, perhaps it will give you the strength to let go of what no longer serves you, even if you […]

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Monday Magic: Jan. 30, 2017

Give and Take Have you noticed the nature of push and pull, the natural tides of life? You move in and out of the energetic pulse of life. It feels like a dance, the warmth of being pulled in feeling full with human connection, than spinning away in the beauty of self reflection. My deep […]

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Grapefruit Essential Oils

Grapefruit are scientifically known as Citrus Paradisi, are native to subtropical areas, and are known for their sour-yet-sweet taste that packs numerous health benefits and antioxidants. Like many other citrus fruits, grapefruit is not only eaten but is often converted into an essential oil for even more benefits. These large, orange-pink fruit grow from grapefruit […]

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Monday Magic: Jan. 23, 2017

Curious What would it take for a shift from expectation into curiosity? Not knowing and the excitement that follows, being curious, asking yourself questions, investigating your motives. Meeting your day as it is, right where you are. Feeling your way through each breath. My need to know, has slowly been replaced with the comfort of […]

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Monday Magic: Jan. 16, 2017

What is it? When I ask myself, what was my motivation, what was the reason? Was it timing, was it need or want? Can we look at our choices from the others’ perspective? I have found meaning and connection, I have found deep love. In an instant it is gone. Returning with a single breath. […]

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What You Need to Know About Patchouli

The Benefits of Patchouli Patchouli is leafy herb with long stems and an even longer history. This relative of the mint family is known to reach about two to three feet in height, and blossoms beautiful pale pink and white flowers in the late fall. This resilient plant is native to warm and wet regions […]

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Monday Magic: Jan. 9, 2017

Connection Have you ever been thinking about someone and then they call you? Have you not spoken to or seen a friend in months or years, but when you reconnect, it is as if no time has passed, stepping back in with ease? Heart energy is strong, love conquers all, as they say…. Choosing forgiveness, […]

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Monday Magic: Jan. 2, 2017

Love Letter The new year gives us an opportunity to begin again, to let go of what no longer serves us, to make clear intentions for the future. Moving forward in a mindful way, living more intentionally. Releasing past hurts, moving away from blame and judgment. Looking forward to new experiences, inspiration, and my favorite […]

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Eucalyptus for Our Health and Homes

Now we all know and love koala bears, but did you know that eucalyptus leaves are more than just great food for these cute, snuggly animals? The oils extracted from these native Australian tree leaves provide powerful medicinal properties whether applied directly or inhaled. However, the eucalyptus tree, formally know as the Tasmanian Blue Gum, […]

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