The Lost Art of Embodied Herbalism

The Lost Art of Embodied Herbalism:  Bringing the Feminine back into Herbalism  As herbalism becomes increasingly about chemical constituents and actions, and the actual herb as a spirit being is not considered, we are losing connection with what herbs and plants are all about. The herbs are being taken out of herbalism! More and more [...]

Conscious Gardening: 7 Simple Steps to working Co-creatively with Nature.

Ever wonder how you could make a difference to the planet on a personal level? Quietly, in your own garden you can be a personal activist for planetary change.   She is known as Mother Earth or Mother Nature, as the relationship humans have with her is a motherly one. Like a Great Mother, the [...]

Shepherd’s Purse Wisdom

Making plant remedies is a great opportunity to connect in deeper with the spirit of a plant and learn from it, whether it be a tincture, a flower essence, a tea, salve or homeopathic.  In turn, this gives more potency to whatever you are making. Anyone can chop a herb and pour alcohol on it [...]

Weeds…… maybe nature knows best

Today I had the experience of seeing myself as a weed. An incredibly fertile weed like a “Farmers Friend”, with the little seeds that attach to your clothing and are annoying and incredibly prolific! And I could see similarities to myself. I have a lot of ideas, always on the go creatively, and sometimes frustratingly [...]

Connecting with Nature

Here's a preview of my new contemplative nature book. Connecting with Nature This journey of images in nature is a pilgrimage to Mother Earth.  My own sense of wellbeing, my connection to myself and to others, all depends on my connection with nature. I hope, with this collection of words and images, to inspire us [...]