All Hail the Queen!

A rose to the living is more than sumptuous wreaths to the dead.      ~ Nixon Waterman Lately I have been completely overtaken by a desire to use Rose essential oil on my skin on a daily basis. I had already been adding rose water to my refreshing skin spray (borax and filtered water) for many… Continue reading All Hail the Queen!

Hungry

While there are pockets of true hunger in the U.S., most people I talk to or read about have access to adequate nutritional food. So why are so many people hungry much of the time? And why do any of us eat more – or more frequently – than is good for our health (weight,… Continue reading Hungry

#diylife

My favorite hashtag is #diylife. It is a standard, a motto, a declaration, a goal, a cause. It is the perfect description of my personal lifestyle and the support I offer to others. It encompasses empowerment, individuality, freedom (not license, but individual liberty exercised responsibly in a civilized society), and accountability to self and others.… Continue reading #diylife

Do you float?

Although this solution for a wide range of physical and emotional challenges has been around for decades, it is only recently that REST – or reduced environmental stimulus therapy - has been more widely available to the public. Even if you can’t swim and have never floated in a pool, a lake, or the ocean,… Continue reading Do you float?

Got preps?

What comes to mind when you hear the word “prepper”? A mountain family living off grid? Someone with a remote underground “bug out” storage and living area capable of supporting several people for a year or more? Well, let me broaden your vision a little today. To me, prepping simply means being prepared. For a… Continue reading Got preps?

Rest and Managing Stress – Level 3 of the Wellness Triangle

Anyone who has read even one article on general health and wellness requirements probably knows that 7-9 hours of sleep per night is recommended for adults. But that is far from the entire story. You need REST. By that I mean that your mind, body, and spirit are most powerful and productive when they are… Continue reading Rest and Managing Stress – Level 3 of the Wellness Triangle