May-June 2017

A dear friend, and our business coach, recently took us through an “eye-of-the-storm” meditation. It was the perfect remedy; exactly what I needed to be reminded that we have a choice to engage in the seeming chaos swirling around us or remain calm and centered at the eye of the storm. What was so impactful about the meditation was the embodiment … [Read more...]

Lacto-Fermented Salsa

Lacto-Fermented Salsa From the Kitchen of Becca James Ingredients 3 pounds ripe tomatoes 1 onion (in chunks) 1 cup roughly chopped cilantro 1-3 jalapeño peppers chopped (depending on the heat you like) 3 cloves garlic Juice of 1/2 a lime 1 bell pepper or 1 poblano pepper (if you want more heat) 1 tablespoon sea salt or pickling salt (no … [Read more...]

Grilled Margarita Salmon Tacos

Grilled Margarita Salmon Tacos From the Kitchen of Raven Lee Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (4-5 Limes) 1/3 cup tequila 2 tablespoons triple sec 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced cilantro 2 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1 jalapeño, minced (more or less to taste) 2 pounds wild caught … [Read more...]

March-April 2017

March-April 2017 Sometimes when I initiate Reiki Senseis, they will call or email me post-attunement and tell me they are feeling anxious. I usually tell them to describe the physical sensations without putting a label on it. When I talk them into a place where they are able to let go of the mind’s tendency to label, they become comfortable … [Read more...]

What’s in Your Organic Fertilizer?

There seems to be something seriously (and intentionally) deceptive, if not downright criminal about biosolids being labeled as natural and organic fertilizer. Don’t know what biosolids are? That’s because the sewage sludge industry (yes, there is a sewage sludge industry with its own lobby) has created the euphemism biosolids to replace the term … [Read more...]

The Creator

When the artist says, “I am the Creator! I created this work of art” and the work of art says, “I am a work of art, the Creator created me and I create my world”, who then, is the Creator? What happens in your world when you hear or read something that causes you to look at your life differently? Are we ever really the same after being presented … [Read more...]

Love in Action: An Empowered Matrix

We are in strange and challenging times. It seems that just when bonds were deepening and new threads of connection were being formed, fear and small-minded thinking now threaten to unravel our foundation as a nation. Yet born of such crisis, women are uniting, empowered and joyously strong! Perhaps it is for these times that Eckhart Tolle wisely … [Read more...]

January-February 2017

Do you ever sit and ponder the nature of human behavior and just laugh? We are really curious creatures, aren’t we? It has been said that the natural tendency of living organisms is to seek pleasure and avoid pain. It sounds logical, but is it really true? Sure, there are the kinds of pleasures that are circumstantial, stuff we can buy, … [Read more...]

Curried Turkey-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curried Turkey-Stuffed Acorn Squash From the Kitchen of H2O Holistic Health Options Try this yummy Turkey-stuffed acorn squash as a holiday option or anytime you want to a warm and filling meal. Acorn squash contains vitamin A, niacin, folate, thiamine and vitamin B-6, and is a good source of vitamin C. Turkey is a lean protein, a good source … [Read more...]

Finding Comfort in Impermanence

“Nothing exists in and of itself but depends on a series of causes and conditions, each one interdependent and connected to all others. This interdependence of all things makes it so that all phenomena are in a constant state of change.” HH The 14th Dalai Lama Many religions and practices refer to impermanence as an unavoidable truth that can … [Read more...]