A rose by any other name

A rose by any other name In the loving kindness meditation, Metta Bhavana, one extends love to oneself first, and then in increasingly larger circles, extending loving kindness to others in the room, in the building, in the city, the country, the world and finally, the universe. But it starts with loving oneself. This Valentine’s month, I encourage you to…

Harness Plant Energy for Health

It has been said that essential oils are the life blood of a plant. The oils give the plant the characteristics which protect it and nurture it. We use these properties to help protect us from disease in the use of antibacterial essential oils, for example. And as sedatives or energizers; for focus or in meditation; for skin repair and…