daylight savings
Health & Wellness

Understanding Daylight Savings Time

As the clock strikes midnight, we are plunged into darkness once again as Daylight Savings Time takes hold. The winter months ahead for those of us in the Northern hemisphere seem even more daunting as sunlight wanes and the night closes in. To better understand how we can thrive in this dark period, it is

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Foraging in the Woods: What to Look for this Fall
Herbalism

Foraging in the Woods: What to Look for this Fall

What is that excited urgency we feel in the fall? Like a trickle down the spine or a prickle of hair on the back of the neck it comes with magic and mystery. We start to experience that inexplicable feeling that something lies just below the surface when foraging in the woods. I believe it’s

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Magic of Mushrooms
Herbalism

The Magic of Mushrooms

As some of the first dwellers on planet earth, reaching twenty feet in height over 60 million years ago, mushrooms remain the more mysterious cousins to our plant allies. They make their homes in the hollows of trees and at the foot of woodland springs, sometimes popping up and retreating to the cool tilthy soil

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Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer
Herbalism

Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer

Some of the greatest social gatherings and introspective musings occur around earth altars. Whether under a tree, around a fire, or gazing out across the sea, these special spaces conjure a unique magic about an area. Created within minutes or crafted over hours, they hone the creator into the cosmic rhythms of the earth as

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Guide to Bitters: Digestive Effects, Benefits, Recipes
Health & Wellness

Bitters Guide: Digestive Effects, Benefits, Recipes

Bitters are the femme fatale of the herbal world. An air of mystery and elusiveness surrounds their edgy aura. They show up wearing many different masks, easing their way around a cocktail bar and medicine cabinet alike. People are drawn in by their seduction with an edge. Yet their identity remains low key; spoken in

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