Category Archive: Living Intentionally


I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”  ~ E. B. White

The Green Pulse’s guide to Kissing

Sometimes being healthy can mean as little as Keeping It Simple (Sweethearts 😉 ). Living in a society that all but begs us to eat (often cheaper) processed food; keep up with the… Continue reading


The Seattle sun is out and I have an Emerson Fry giveaway winner to announce!  Congratulations to soon to be Naturopathic Doctor, Pragati Patel, of the popular blog Simple Medicine.  I can’t wait to… Continue reading

Mindfulness & Medicine

The more I focus on mind body medicine, both with patients and in my own life, the more I believe that this is where it’s at.  Which is ironic, considering where I was… Continue reading

Maine in September

It is the best time of year up here.  The surf is up, the sand is in, the tourists are gone and the air is crisp and so fresh it will leave you… Continue reading

Loving Kindness

Love tells me I am everything. Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Between these two, my life flows. Nisargadatta One of my teachers at Bastyr once said that all illness comes from home… Continue reading

Economy of the Heart & Forgiveness

An undeniable part of what we do as Naturopathic Doctors takes place on the emotional realm.  I’m currently on my first counseling shift at the Bastyr Clinic, and I have a feeling that… Continue reading

Full Moon Musings

Growing up near the ocean, I never really questioned the moon’s impact on our earth, I witnessed it first hand.  Spring tide, neap tide, new and full moons all had huge impacts on… Continue reading


I am a little bit intimidated at the thought of posting after 2 weeks of Cyber silence. (Though  I highly recommend leaving your laptop behind whenever you can.)  So here’s some sweet quotes… Continue reading

Rest In Natural Great Peace

Need a break from studying for finals? Light a candle, get comfortable, close your eyes, listen and breathe. This is one of my all time favorites.  He says it all.