Wild Spring Green Tabouli: Super Nutritious & Super Delicious – gather

The classic Tabouli (or Tabbouleh) Salad is made with bulgur, mint, parsley, tomatoes, cucumbers and a lemony garlic dressing, but I love to spruce mine up with seasonal wild greens. For this Tabou… Source: Wild Spring Green Tabouli: Super Nutritious & Super Delicious – gather

Oregano Lore

Oregano Origanum spp. Botanical Background: Member of the mint family; 42 species native to the Mediterranean or Eurasia. Most found only wild, especially in Cyprus, southern Turkey, western Syria, and Lebanon. Description: Perennial or shrubby plants range in height from 2-3 inches to 3 feet or more. Aromatic leaves; small purple, pink or white flowers highly … Continue reading Oregano Lore

The Road To Wisdom Runs Through Hardship…

How does somebody become wise? A plethora of writers and philosophers have tried to answer that question. Now, research gives the answer, and the route is anything but straightforward. We can't always avoid difficult times, but how and when do they help us to grow as individuals? A famous Japanese proverb says, "Fall down seven … Continue reading The Road To Wisdom Runs Through Hardship…

Sacred Geometry | The Sacred Language of Crystals – Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy | Crystal Healing | Crystal Healer | Crystal Therapy | Certified Crystal Healer | Crystal Grids | Crystal Healing Course

The study of the structure of many things has its basis in geometry: space, crystals, visualizing sound and vibration. Geometry connects it all. Just so you know... I'm not talking 'bout your boring ole' high school geometry here, but SACRED GEOMETRY. Big difference. Source: Sacred Geometry | The Sacred Language of Crystals - Hibiscus Moon … Continue reading Sacred Geometry | The Sacred Language of Crystals – Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy | Crystal Healing | Crystal Healer | Crystal Therapy | Certified Crystal Healer | Crystal Grids | Crystal Healing Course

So, What Is It You Do Exactly? A Recent Visitor Wanted To Know…

One thing magical practitioners have in common throughout history and around the world today is curiosity – the quest for knowledge. We are the original inquiring minds who want to know. There is a reason that so many of the first books printed were grimoires – books of magic – on the whole, magical practitioners … Continue reading So, What Is It You Do Exactly? A Recent Visitor Wanted To Know…

It’s Official: Pets Benefit Our Mental Health

A new meta-analysis of 17 academic papers finds evidence that having a pet benefits people with mental health problems. The research also reviews the pet owners' testimonials, laying out the various ways that pets offer them much-needed solace. Pets provide invaluable support for people with mental health problems. An increasing amount of research is pointing … Continue reading It’s Official: Pets Benefit Our Mental Health

How Art and Creativity Can Have Health Benefits

We undertake creative pursuits such as writing, acting, drawing, or dancing simply because we enjoy them. Intuitively, we know that creativity is good for us, and our creative passions make us happy. But what does science have to say about the benefits of creativity? Creative activities make us feel happier, and they're a great outlet … Continue reading How Art and Creativity Can Have Health Benefits

February 15th eclipse at the Aquarius New Moon

Although the eclipse on February 15th is a partial one, it still packs a strong astrological punch. There is a powerful compression of energies in the chart of the New Moon with six planets falling within a 30-degree arc, plus the North Node of fate, plus Juno, the asteroid of marriage and spiritual union.  You can … Continue reading February 15th eclipse at the Aquarius New Moon

February Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. Globally, heart disease and stroke remain the number one cause of death. The American Heart Association and other organizations have spent the month reminding us to be physically active, eat a healthy diet, stop smoking, lose weight, and manage our cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure. All very sound advice. … Continue reading February Heart Month

Dark Moon in Aquarius ~ A Partial Solar Eclipse

Today we have a New Moon in Aquarius at 1:05 pm PST (4:05 pm EST) with a partial solar eclipse (which although not as strong as a full eclipse it will still pull on you so best not to make big or new decisions today). We are moving through February with no Full Moon and … Continue reading Dark Moon in Aquarius ~ A Partial Solar Eclipse