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Does Spring Break Have you Dreaming of Soft Sandy Beaches?

Does Spring Break Have you Dreaming of Soft Sandy Beaches?

The picture below is a beach I found along the Kootenay River recently. It was a soft place to decompress and savour a spring afternoon while contemplating that old saying that the only constant is change. Someone famous once warned “beware the ides of March”. Thanks...

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Quality food = Increased Health!

Quality food = Increased Health!

I recently completed a life shifting course.  Some of you may guess it was further study in  Aromatherapy, or perhaps TCM tongue  Diagnosis, or Organic Gardening, or the more challenging  topic of how to embrace new normals, what...

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Speaking From the Heart…

Speaking From the Heart…

Speaking From the Heart… February is often considered Heart month.  Perhaps this association is from marketers promoting gifting your loved ones with a Valentine’s Day cards or trinkets.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine, however, the Heart is referred to as the...

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November News

Hello, and here is hoping your autumn is rolling along nicely.  It seems winter always crowds autumn in our part of the world, with frost, snow and ice arriving before all the leaves have fallen.  Our acclimatization to the colder temperatures may not...

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The Only Constant is Change

This statement certainly rings true for me, does it for you? Change makes me think of the yin/yang relationships of traditional Chinese Medicine. The change of light flowing into dark, or dark into light, and especially the flow of the seasons. As I am a gardener, I...

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Herbal Medicine Making Basics

Herbal Medicine Making Basics

Carpe Diem! Summer is feeling short, yet very sweet this year. It is the season to not only smell the flowers yet also to gather the leaves, flowers, berries, and bark for herbal medicine making. A favorite yet busy time of year, filled with foraging walks and hours...

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Acu Naps to the Rescue!

"Summer time and the living is easy" Or so the song goes, for many of us that live and work in a tourist town summer is the busy season. It is filled with lots of work hours, and heavier demands due to  the holidaying numbers that share our beautiful part of the...

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