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

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue can mess up your life

Adrenal fatigue can be dragging you down and you might not even know it. Do you experience any of the following: Difficulty waking up in the morning? Deep fatigue? Mildly depressed? Cravings for salty foods? Higher energy levels in the evenings? Stubborn belly fat, especially large hips and thighs? Dizziness if you stand up quickly … 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

Exercise to Beat Stress

Book Excerpt: Exercise to Beat Stress

I know. This time of year, everyone is all obsessed about exercise and trying the shed those holiday buffet pounds and all of my fellow writers are urging you to hit the gym. I look at exercise in a slightly different way: As a stress management tool. It is perhaps the most effective stress buster … Read more