Daily Struggle with Self Worth; a Conversation with My Higher Self

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I live on a daily diet of questioning my self worth. There is a constant, “you’re not doing this right.” A persistent pulse of, “what were you thinking?” And the repetitive background noise of, “you are not good enough.” How is this still a thing? Most of the time, I am too busy to listen […]

Curing Over-Exertion Flu with Homeopathy

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Its always a mystery when I feel ill, mostly because I so rarely get sick anymore and also because I’ve used homeopathic medicine for my primary wellbeing for the past 30 years. It helps to relish a mystery and to channel your inner detective in order to determine which homeopathic medicine is the right one for you […]

Celebrating my first Plantain Spit Poultice

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What? or Why? seem to be the most likely responses to my title, “Celebrating my first Plantain Spit Poultice.” I’d always heard that plantain was good for mosquito bites, but had yet to try it directly on myself. When I got bit today and watched yet again my typical response to bug bites; the standard […]

I know the darkness and the darkness knows me

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I have conquered my darkness in the past after years of negotiating with it. I recognize its familiar tendrils creeping into my psyche, retreating and reasserting. I am not totally surprised that my dance with depression isn’t completely over; more intrigued to see what must be revealed so that it can be healed once again. […]