Category Archive: nature


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

Hydrotherapy & Eleuthero to the rescue!

The funny thing about adrenal fatigue is that people generally feel pretty good while wearing themselves down.  The thrill of spending long hard hours working hard, doing something you love and are passionate… Continue reading

What’s in a friend?

So another quarter down and just 2 away from my debut as an actual doctor.  What next?  You may ask … Gratitude. I have been thinking a lot about how my life feels… 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

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

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.

Décor hivernal

It has been a very fun couple of days in Seattle. As most of you know, Seattle doesn’t get snow often, but when we do … The whole city shuts down …. and cheers!… Continue reading

Hello Winter Motivation ….

Last night I went on my first (and possibly only) run in the snow this season.  (Seattle doesn’t get much snow, and although I went running when I was in NH over the… Continue reading

Botanical Medicine: Reishi Chocolate Recipe

You will not believe how delicious this recipe is.  Add this to your holiday recipe repertoire for a wintertime immune boost :).  Reishi peanut butter cup anyone?! On the heels of a survey:… Continue reading

singing in the rain ….

Fair enough – I am from New England.  I am used to the cold. Photo: Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, ME in December.  I have spent hundreds of mornings starring at/working from this amazing view.… Continue reading