lavender benefits

Lavender Benefits, how do I love thee? Let me count 8 ways…

I love lavender! Just the mildest whiff makes me sigh with release. And, of course, stress relief: That’s what lavender is all about. I’ve had a stressful couple of weeks. An almost fatal computer crash that took a couple of weeks to remedy, but saved me from having into invest in a new laptop (thanks … Read more

Natural Sore Throat Soothers

Natural Sore Throat Soothers

This article by Kathleen appeared in Natural Awakwenings Magazine in October of 2016. She’s down with a sore throat and laryngitis this week and taking a bit of her own medicine. These soothers aren’t just for kids. The household is settling for the night when the 5-year-old cries out, “My throat hurts!” “There’s no need … Read more

Special Echinacea Formula

Special echinacea formula for stress and anxiety

Are you stressed? Who isn’t these days? Insomnia? Yup, for most of us. Do you suffer from anxiety? This is a far more serious problem that disrupts everyday life with spiraling out-of-control worry. So many of us do actually have clinical anxiety, which conventional medicine treats with prescription drugs that have terrible side effects. Now … Read more

fibromyalgia

Solutions for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

This article originally appear on this blog September 3, 2013.  My dear friend Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum has just released a new book that is destined to change the lives of many of my readers and friends and others around the world. The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia simplifies … Read more

Natural Skin Protection

Natural skin protection under the summer sun

Now that beach vacations, gardening, outdoor sports and more summer sun activities are on most of our calendars, it’s time to consider ways to protect skin from damage. The medical profession has broadcast its message loud and clear: Too much sun exposure causes dryness, wrinkling, premature aging and can lead to skin cancers. Certain types … Read more

Healing Music; Healing Sounds

Healing Music, Healing Sounds

Here’s an article Kathleen wrote for Natural Awakenings magazine, published in September, 2016. As primeval drumbeats echo across an African savannah, the rhythms circle the globe, picked up by the chants and rattles of shamans gracing Amazonian jungles and Siberian tundra. They’re repeated in Gregorian chants filling medieval cathedrals and Om meditations resounding in Himalayan … Read more

sleep

11 Ways to Get A Great Night’s Sleep

Several people have told me lately that they are having troubles sleeping. I have that problem occasionally myself. Sometimes it’s a matter of that infernal  “to-do” list cycling endlessly through your already exhausted mind. Does that stress pattern sound familiar? How about the one that goes, “I should have said/done,” re-living the day’s events over … Read more