Beat or Beet-root ~ for a Healthy Happy Heart

Another beautiful health jewel from the Doctrine of Signatures The Jewel in the Crown of the Vegetable Kingdom Beetroot or Beta Vulgaris cicla is a beautiful shade of deep ruby red when you cut her heart open. Betaine is the carotenoid responsible for the beet’s ruby red heart, but the outside of the beet is…

Self Care & NOT Hitting the Panic Button!

So the reason – as you know all quality blog posts begin with a confession and a desperate appeal to the condemning eye of ‘The Other’ to HAVE MERCY! – this is happening late today is because I was practicing self care during the wee hours of Thursday Night – and was sleeping. I have…

Mother! Mother! Where are you?

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday. And yes it happens every year. We are all reminded of everything connected with being a Mother. We celebrate the efforts and the sacrifices of that one person on Earth – who loves us, no matter what we have done or who abandoned, betrayed, victimized and tormented us – our…

“Use my body like the pages of a Book …”

~ Jerome, The Pillow Book The Open Page Journal writing is, in the plainest words possible, the most direct path to not only ‘The Authentic Self’, but more importantly to excavating, uncovering and unearthing your Authentic Self. The thought of writing a Journal does not exactly fill many people with curiosity and exuberance when I…

Are you caught in … “The Happiness Trap”?

We are supposed to be happy … right? I mean if we are not happy, we are clearly failing in some obvious way. Aren’t we? Could the pressure to be ‘happy’ be making us … unhappy? Russ Harris started out working life as a Medical Doctor, a GP. After a couple of years he noticed…

Green is the New Black!

Just Green and Bare it! More and more living the Authentic Life depends upon embracing Green Thinking, Green Doing and Green Feeling! Green is Good. Green is Better. “If it is not good for All of Us It is not Good for Any of Us” Green is the way we are going to create ongoing…

Know any “Drama Queens” ..?

They all come from The Drama Triangle! We all know someone who thrives on ‘Drama’ the way an addict craves their drug of choice. They crave the rush of adrenaline that goes along with chaos so they unconsciously and sometimes also consciously create – drama. There is a lot of rushing around when they are…