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Explore the many paths to wellness.


The Kratom Chronicles

What if I told you there was an herb used by thousands to self treat chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and to wean off dangerous opioid medications, and that a …

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Memoirs of a Lucky Man

In the one of the classics of the Hindu religion, the Katha Upani­shad, written some 3,000 years ago, a little boy named Nachiketa meets the Indian deity of Death who is called Yam …

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Aging at Home

When old age, a stroke and an accident resulting in two broken femurs left Cindy Turnquist’s father-in-law unable to complete even modest personal tasks, Turnquist and her family m …

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The Novice’s Grimoire: Apr 21 – 28

Novices, at the end of my orange blossom oil post, I said we had accidentally skipped our herb discussion, normally set for the first week of the month, and would this week be cove …

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The Novice’s Grimoire: Apr 14 – 21

Hello Novices! Neroli oil or orange blossom oil is our topic for the week. Distilled from the bitter-sweet blossoms of the orange tree, orange blossom oil is by far one of the more …

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Can We Prevent Aging?

For most of us, that seems like a strange and perhaps unproductive question. Of course not, should be the obvious answer. Time goes on, we age along with every other living thing ( …

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Dancing with the Dead

I go walking, almost daily. I like to walk uphill. It’s great exercise and the view of Salt Lake Valley (from what I call the Top Of The World) is fantastic. Here’s my routine: A f …

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Life Matters

Closing your year with presence: Questions to ask yourself.—by Marla Dee Each day, year and life follows a cycle set by nature. This cycle contains an opening, working and closing. …

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Inglorious Nightshades

Every once in a while, without warning, my joints and muscles would get stiff and ache once in a while. When that happened, I would stumble around for a few days and then the pain …

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Fertility Awareness

Fertility awareness (often referred to as the Fertility Awareness Method or FAM) is a practice of making real-time observations of a variety of fertility signs made by the female b …

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