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Lavender Tea

Is there anything more calming than a cup of lavender tea? Well, maybe drinking it with a view of children playing or majestic mountains or a roaring mighty sea. We cannot have it all during chronic illness, so imagine the sights and drink the calming tea!!!

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Bamboo Shoots

Bamboo shoots, as a root vegetable, how fun and easy. Raw bamboo shoots come in a can if you cannot trek to Asia to dig them up yourself. The diet of a chronically ill person can get a bit dull. Let’s be more creative and healthy at the same time.

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Greening-Up Our Home

Our “environment” starts with our bodies, minds and our immediate homes. When we green them up, we contribute to a greater good of our global health. Using renewable resources like bamboo is wildly simple and clean. Ill or not, it is a great idea. Let’s go down the bamboo path for a moment…

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Passing Home Stress Test

Life comes with “when it rains, it pours” stressors. That is just part of life. During chronic illness those times are especially hard to handle much less juggle. What if we used those times as a test kit? I am talking about passing our own kind of stress test, LIFE. Day-in day-out life can be some of the best stress testing you can do, especially testing your level of chronic illness.

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Balancing Hormones With Seed Rotation

Seed rotation (or “cycling”) for balancing hormones has been around for a while. It is super gentle on the body as well as simple, easy, cost effective and natural. Food as medicine! I believe in using food to help balance our body which increases our health.

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Natural Tips to Fight Viruses!

Generally, retroviruses cause immune deficiency. They can affect very specific parts of our immune system, causing a multitude of illnesses. With lost immune protection, parasites, bacteria and other types of viral pathogens have a greater opportunity to impact your health. Grab your free eGuide to these natural tips…

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Awe Takes Me To We

Moving our vision to the awe of life nourishes us. Easier said than done during illness. When we are chronically ill, we simply have to focus on ME to be able to move through the issues. Then, at some point, we have a sense that it is time to look up, outside of that intense focus. It is time to look at the awe in life. The more we see it, the more we move from ME to WE. We have more compassion for others because our vision has increased through awe. Tricky stuff when we are ill.

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Need A Moment Of Bliss

Do you ever need to call a time-out, making things still just for a moment to calm the stress? I needed to de-stress ME, so I picked the thought of blowing dandelions to create my moment of bliss. It totally turned around 2 very stress-filled weeks.

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Was I Ever Crazy…

Was I ever crazy, maybe. Or maybe life is. Crazy isn’t being broken, or swallowing a dark secret. It is you or me, amplified. If you have ever told a lie and enjoyed it. If you ever wished you could be a child, forever. They were not perfect, but they were my friends.” People are just precious people, without all the labels.

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Pity Party Plan

Have you ever tried to suppress a pity party? Sometimes we can do that successfully, other times it stays with us and usually comes back to kick us in the butt later. For the most part, pity parties are a waste of time and energy. Yet there are always exceptions and sometimes we just need a good pity party. As a Pity-Party-Person, I have come up with a Pity-Party-Plan.

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