We Are Being Woken Up

We Are Being Woken Up

by Cathy Skipper What a time of change we are experiencing. There is so much affecting us on so many levels. The news is full of death tolls from and guidelines and laws for decreasing the risk of contamination by the Covid-19 virus. Financial worries are rife as...
Aromas teach us to be ourselves

Aromas teach us to be ourselves

by Florian Birkmayer, MD I recently received this message online: “Hi Florian I read your interview in Psychology today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mind-tapas And your article “The Molecules of Connectedness” in The International Journal of Holistic...
Belonging

Belonging

Becoming, becoming me, becoming who I always knew I was but felt it unsafe to be. As I embrace my journey towards menopause as a positive, empowering transformation into the wise, older woman with a twinkle in her eye, the one I always looked up to, I feel the...
Healing Co-Dependence

Healing Co-Dependence

“Codependency is a behavioral condition in a relationship where one person enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency is an excessive reliance on...
Making Incense

Making Incense

I go through a lot of incense, because it is one of the offerings I use on my ancestor altar daily. I like the daily habit of sharing pleasant smelling plant material with my people and seeing the aromatic smoke swirling upwards with my prayers and blessings with it....