Living with a Brave Heart

When we begin our own healing journeys, it’s scary to dive in and make all of the changes that are requested, if not outright demanded. We don’t know what we might become, or how our lives will change – will we be better, worse, lonely, more connected, joyful, or angry? It is what keeps a […]

Tug Hill Herb Harvest and Some Surprises

Nearly every year since I began my herbal studies, I retreat up north to the Tug Hill region of New York state learning about, finding and using the plants that are detailed in my books. Each year is different, between the harvest times and the weather, which plants are growing profusely and which ones are […]

Good-Bye: Sessions, Free Shipping on Products and 2014

2014 was quite the year. To honor the end of this wonderfully difficult year, I wanted to give you one last chance to take advantage of a few specials that I’ve had running. If your New Year’s Resolution is to be healthier, or to take care of yourself in a more nourishing, holistic way… Sign […]

Tattooing: Ways to Ease the Process (Before, During, and After-Care)

Do you get tattoos or want to get tattoos but have come to a point where your healing process isn’t quite cutting it?  Looking for new ideas to try out to ease your healing? This is not a guide for choosing a tattoo artist, there are sites that can help you find just the right […]

On Learning About a New Plant

I checked in at East West’s student forum yesterday (even though it was supposed to be a non-working day.)  In a post, we were getting a scolding from our wonderful teacher and fearless leader, Michael Tierra, for not taking him up on his contest on Facebook.  I logged into Facebook and could not find the […]

Adventures in Herbal Remedy-Making

One of my favorite parts of being an herbalist is the process of making remedies.  Of course, when one wild-crafts one must know the plants they are harvesting, whether or not they are at-risk or endangered, and if they are indeed the plants one thinks they are (vs toxic!)  See 7Song’s amazing PDF on responsible […]