June Astrology & Aromatherapy

June Astrology & Aromatherapy

June is a fabulous month for sky viewing opportunities. If you’re seeking your Junior Astronomy Badge (like me) the morning sky offers many special alignments this month. Mercury goes direct right to get us started. We might even get to see the elusive messenger of...
March Astrology & Aromatherapy

March Astrology & Aromatherapy

March has the continued powerful theme of Venus and Mars together again, along with Pluto and Vesta in the mix. We’re getting a serious call to do our Sacred Marriage work within, cultivating union between our Feminine and Masculine aspects. At the end of February,...
December Astrology & Aromatherapy

December Astrology & Aromatherapy

A big month astrologically rounds out 2020. No surprise there. The Moon continues it’s monthly cycle around the zodiac, illuminating and bringing energy and focus to all the celestial players: the Big 3 (Saturn, Jupiter and Pluto conjunction), Chiron and Mars in...
Meditation Made Easy

Meditation Made Easy

You probably feel like you should meditate, but do you skip it because it’s just too hard? Who can sit still for 5 minutes, let alone 20 or 30? I get it because I used to struggle meditating as well. I have found ways to make it easier, so I want to share them with...
Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

We’re almost into the home stretch of the holiday season now, just Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s to go. These last ones come fast and furious, right on top of each other. It can be hard to keep our heads above water between the overindulging, busyness, money...
Weight Gain in Menopause

Weight Gain in Menopause

Just tried on my new ski pants, size 10, and they’re uncomfortably tight! What happened to being a 6 Tall? Granted that was probably a nicotine-induced skinniness, but geez, size 10 ski pants cut off my circulation when I get into a tuck skiing. Harsh! Let’s talk...
Hormonal Insomnia

Hormonal Insomnia

I went to sleep before 8:30 last night, 9 the night before and 8 a few nights back. Then slept in until at 9am (you read that right) my husband said, “I thought only teenagers did that.” I’m sleeping lots and lots right now because, like my teenage counterpart, I’m in...
Cravings As Clues

Cravings As Clues

Cravings can rule our lives! We’ll be going along fine, minding our own business and then wham-o, some food, drug, drink, etc. comes into our attention and we’re off to the races full on craving that thing. Sometimes it’s manageable and other times it’s obsessive and...
What Can Essential Oils Do For You?

What Can Essential Oils Do For You?

What can essential oils do for you? More like, what can’t they do! I was introduced to the incredible power of essential oils by the traditional Naturopath I apprenticed with, and my first thoughts were, “Aromatherapy is nice and all for smelling, but can it really do...