Primal Connection: A Need for Credence

Whether or not we acknowledge it, each of us is a part of Nature.  In past posts, I’ve written about the importance of staying cognizant of and nurturing this connection.  That is in fact the theme of Micro of the Macro.  But it’s always a delight to explore further and better understand this all-encompassing blessing.Continue reading “Primal Connection: A Need for Credence”

pH Balance Explained (And Why It Matters)

I have mentioned pH balance and acidic foods in past posts, but never taken the time to explain them.  Various parts of the human body have different pH balances, but it’s the blood’s pH that this write-up addresses.   First off, the abbreviation pH indicates the potential of hydrogen.  Hydrogen is an important element inContinue reading “pH Balance Explained (And Why It Matters)”

Working Toward Oneness: Meditation

After a 14-year hiatus, I have reestablished a daily meditation practice.  It  is part of a deep Ayurvedic cleanse I’m doing, and its purpose is to release stored emotions. After only 3 weeks, I’m already experiencing positive results; I no longer feel the stress of getting things done at a hurried pace.  My daily modeContinue reading “Working Toward Oneness: Meditation”

The Gift Economy

When I was a small girl in the Southern US, my Grandmother kept a sizable vegetable garden, a large number of chickens, a few cows, and several pigs. My memories of time in the garden and with the animals outnumber any others from those days.  I befriended one of the chickens, actually a rooster, whoContinue reading “The Gift Economy”

Aspects of Autumn

If I were a bird, I would fly about the Earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot Fall hasn’t always been my favorite season.  As a kid, I loved Summer, when school was out, more than any other.  (Maybe that’s true for everyone?) As I got older, vibrant colors & cooler temperatures started having aContinue reading “Aspects of Autumn”

Essential Oils: A Primer

If you’re like me, you’ve been using essential oils for as long as you can remember without a clear understanding of how they work.  Over the years, I’ve read a little about them here and there and been inspired to try them for various issues.  The more I’ve used them and learned about them, theContinue reading “Essential Oils: A Primer”

Wildflowers: Resilience, Beauty and Grace

All living creatures interact with wildflowers whether they know it or not. For 130 million years, wildflowers have blessed the earth with their amazing skill sets and stunning beauty . . .

5 Extraordinary Benefits of Going for a Walk

For years, I’ve read about the many advantages of walking, and I’m sure you have, too.  Among its plethora of benefits, it improves endurance, helps with hydration, burns calories, increases longevity, and reduces the risk of many chronic illnesses.  It’s a great activity to continue into advanced age, or to incorporate into any work-out routine. Continue reading “5 Extraordinary Benefits of Going for a Walk”

Adieu, Covid Weight

Over the past 2 1/2 years, our lives have changed dramatically.  We’ve been subject to higher levels of stress & fear, experienced unprecedented loss, and spent more time at home.  In this post, I shared that internet searches for weight loss info increased significantly just months after covid became prevalent, at the same time salesContinue reading “Adieu, Covid Weight”

6 Ways to Reverse Aging

Finally, the search is over: the fountain of youth has been discovered. As much as some of us would like to, we cannot reduce our chronological age, the number of years we’ve been on the planet.  But our biological age, also called our functional age, is determined by lifestyle and can be defined as theContinue reading “6 Ways to Reverse Aging”