What’s a “dosha”?

Beautiful synchronicity has been showing up in my life lately. Teachers, podcasts, books, and new educational endeavors are revealing to me: we can trust in the elements. The air, the water, the fire, the earth and the ether– with observable qualities that exist as the building-blocks of our being. Traditions of philosophy and medicine aroundContinue reading “What’s a “dosha”?”

From the City, into the Mountains

There’s a strange realization settling in: I’m almost completely moved into my new place. It happened sooner than I would have ever planned, so somehow there was hardly any time left to stress and worry about, “How?” One load on a farmer’s borrowed pickup truck, and another on an open-air flatbed with wooden fence sides.Continue reading “From the City, into the Mountains”

Which Witch is Which

(pictured: 21st century witch in her habitat) The term “witch” doesn’t have the cleanest of reputations.  No surprise our cells recoil inward at the sound, with resistance, “No, not us!,” –considering it’s only been some 350 years since European ancestors were burned for such a label, terrorizing female healers for 3 centuries, no less.  (SomeContinue reading “Which Witch is Which”