Zen and clarity

Zen for me is the process… the process in which you reach that moment beyond where time does not exist, where there is nothing but clarity, focus and realization. Zen – for some – is a teaching. For others, a way of life.  Still for others, Zen is that “ah ha” moment. To me, Zen…

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an app to meditate?

In my opinion, to meditate one must be free of distraction and anything electronic fits this description with the exception of earbuds or headphones.  Technology, by and large, has no place in meditation.  I also believe that you should not have to purchase an app to successfully meditate. Meditation does not require you to “empty”…

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potions & notions

My morning consisted of popping chamomile flower heads to dry.  Chamomile is just one of the herbs I grow in my herb beds (which take up about 90% of the front yard).  I use  dried and fresh herbs/flowers to make teas, bath salts, lotions, sachets bags, candles and traditional herbal remedies. My patrons (regular clients)…

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one breath

One breath can help you feel less anxious, less stressed and release serotonin to your brain. Serotonin is a compound present in blood that constricts blood vessels and acts as a neurotransmitter.  Low serotonin levels have been linked to depression. Serotonin is believed to help regulate mood and social behavior, appetite and digestion, sleep, memory and sexual…

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