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Essential Oils and Wellness

Those into those things, meaning vibration or energy patterns known in the scientific world as Hz (a hertz is a unit of frequency), will get this quickly.  Our body, with its soft and dense tissues, organs, and mass, all have a distinctive Hz value, which changes with thought and diet.  A healthy...

How to be a Perfect Host

What does it take to be a perfect host? Let's start with being hospitable. Then, create an environment that is easy to be in, comfortable, and inviting. Anticipate your guest's wants and needs. Be generous with food and drink. Respect shared spaces. Make a good and welcoming entrance to...

Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety and Pain

It seems more than before we are under a lot of stress and anxiety. Which include all generations, our youngest school agers with rising lack of focus and concentration abilities, the teens, and especially young adults. It seems to be in epidemic proportions. The popular drugs aren’t...

Anxiety Spares No One

Being a member of the wellness community here in Vallarta, I have seen an increase in anxiety in patients of all ages and from all walks of life. Anxiety has no boundaries; it affects us all.   Clearly, the state of our collective affairs and the pace of things keep...

Osteoporosis is Not a Calcium Deficiency

What do they say now?? More than one in four women over the age of 65 in the US has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. For someone to be labeled as having this condition, it means they've lost 50 to 75 percent of the original bone material from their skeleton. We...

Cancer in Dogs

These are among the words you least want to hear, and more than likely, you or a friend has heard this. One in four dogs gets cancer; half of the dogs over 10 years of age die from some form of cancer or complications of the disease. This is...

Do You Remember Castor Oil?

I do remember Castor Oil was in my grandmother's vocabulary, and my mother would give us a dose for constipation. That's about as far as my knowledge goes when it comes to castor oil. However, my friend and colleague mentioned Castor oil plasma used on inflammation and joint pain...

A Matter of Time

Does anyone know how time works? Can we have any control over its passage? For this, we went to what some have said in the past. For example, the ancient Maya created a system of timekeeping based on astronomy that is still used today. The Maya developed a detailed...

The Power of Now

Looking back to a piece I wrote many years ago and feeling it holds water. And Who am I, you, they, etc…. Human being, spiritual being, student, teacher, Mom, Elder, story teller, fire builder, garden worker… It happens that recently I have come to a space in my life...

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