Monthly Archives: August 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL LESSONS FROM ANCIENT GREEK MEDICINE

Hippocrates used the theories of the Four Temperaments in his humorist medical model to better understand his patients. What if we used this model to better understand the specific needs of a child preparing for another year of school? Even better, what if this helped us better relate to the child’s needs when they are fundamentally different from our own?

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9 Diabetes Superfoods and How to Prepare Them

Diabetes is a disease causes elevated blood sugar levels due to a lack of insulin, the body’s inability to use insulin, or both. Poorly managed diabetes can cause damage to blood vessels and nerve cells, which may lead to foot problems and a condition called neuropathy. High blood sugar levels can also cause damage to the eyes and kidneys, and

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May Goddess Bless And Keep Us, May Wisdom Dwell Within Us, May We Create Peace.

Newborn Baby Welcoming Ritual I thought the idea of making a baby blanket with all the different ribbons on it was a beautiful idea. Newborn Ceremony This ritual welcomes a newborn into the “world family,” providing protection for the infant as he or she grows in the material world. A ceremony can be done soon after the child is born

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About Sacred & Blessing Herbs

With the discovery of fire, early humans began to notice that aromatic smoke was produced by burning dried plants. As herbs, roots, resins and barks are changed from their physical form (of this world), they are changed by the element of fire into smoke (spirit world form). This transformation is evidence of the spirit within substances. Throughout human history aromatic

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Relaxation Techniques: When Can They Be Used?

Everyone experiences stress in one form or another, but the way that it affects each person differs. Some people may need to reduce their stress, and relaxation techniques are one option for doing this. In stressful episodes, the nervous system is forced into a “fight or flight” response. This response triggers the release of certain chemicals within the body, including

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