Monthly Archives: December 2015

Reflection & Intention: A Meditation to Release the Old & Bring in the New

The year is coming to a close and while December is usually a hectic month with shopping, family and travel, it is important to make the conscious effort to slow down, tune in, and reflect. Chinese medicine considers the winter … Continue reading

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Maca-Swoon: Gluten Free & Vegan Gingerbread Macaroon Recipe

We all know how fun it is to treat yourself and others during the holidays. Chocolates…pies…cookies are all delicious vehicles of cheer this time of year but it’s nice to have a treat that isn’t so heavy on the tummy. … Continue reading

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Stop & Smell The Roses: The Magic of Aromatherapy

The common saying “stop and smell the roses” contains more wisdom than just advocating that we slow down. Plants have all kinds of amazing natural attractions and defenses – whether it’s texture, color, or scent. Aromatic plants produce fragrant essences … Continue reading

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