My Valentines

    Dearest Reader, Happy Valentine’s Day this weekend.   My Valentine’s wish for you is that you *know* and *feel* that love surrounds you. In ways both ***Seen*** and ***Unseen***   In ordinary ways and in extraordinary ways. In ways that are obvious and known to us and also in ways that are hidden and unknown… … in ways perhaps we can’t fully realize until our lives are over and we return into ALL THAT WE ARE and can understand from a broader perspective.   This Valentine’s Day, I want to share with you a glimpse of my own […]

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5 Important Updates in Female Health

1. A new study just published in the January 2013 issue of Maturitas revealed that urinary incontinence (UI) does not go hand in hand with menopause.   Although conventional medical wisdom has often stated that urinary incontinence has an onset at (or worsening of symptoms at) menopause, a recently published metanalysis of the medical literature doesn’t support this now out-dated thinking.   Researchers looked at over 450 studies in the medical literature and found that there was no link between menopause and onset or severity of urinary incontinence.   This is so important for us to understand as women, because:

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Eco Friendly Ideas (and a Giveaway!)

I’ve been having so much fun on Pinterest lately! One of my latest boards is all about loving the earth… I’ve got some absolutely gorgeous images and healthy earthingâ„¢ ideas waiting on there for you.     If you want to be kept up to date on my latest pins, you can follow me here! And speaking of eco-friendly…   I have four lovely all natural, reusable, eco-friendly canvas totes left… they feature my original artwork printed onto unbleached natural canvas. As I’ve fully switched over to my Intuition Physician shop and discontinued my Heartsong Art shop (these still have

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Winter Checklist — are you pooping, sleeping, eating, hibernating enough?

Here are all the things I have pulled together over the years to keep me feeling my best during the darkest month of the year. And with Winter Solstice coming at the end of the week, this is the perfect time to make sure we are doing all we can to feel our best and slow down and care for our inner spark while the world sleeps on around us.   It’s okay to take these winter months slower, to tend to our inner needs more, and to make sure we are getting lots and lots of sleep. It’s not

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Pinterest Challenge #1: Girls Rule! (and everyone gets a Freebie!)

So on Monday we were talking about my last period — fun stuff, huh?   And I shared with you my two fav ways to deal with the nitty gritty of menstruation.     Then later that day I was on Pinterest (love it over in the fantastical world of Pinterest-land, don’t you?) and I had fun creating a Female Health Pinboard. Of course I included all my fav things like the Diva Cup… cloth pads… my female health eBook… some artwork and fun quotes… my fav organic perfume… my fav organic soap… chocolate covered strawberries… champagne… all kinds of

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