poplar buds, herbal medicine, wildcrafting, herbal oils, herbal tinctures

When I need to regroup and pause, I go and sit by the Poplar tree. Perhaps it’s the convergence of elements they live among that’s so soothing, with that borderland where river meets rock and gnarly root. Poplars are majestic. Sturdy. Powerful. And in the in-betwixt season of late winter and early spring, their buds…

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The coronavirus’s quick travel around the globe in a few short months in early 2020 highlights our connectivity as human beings.   As the metaphor goes, a butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil and sets off a tornado in Texas. The hygiene practices and social distancing you or I practice has a tremendous impact not…

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I get so many requests – much more than I can fulfill – to produce audio recordings of the various meditations, visualizations, and exercises I sometimes guide patients and students through.  This one is a simple guided meditation for Deep Sleep. Tips: Creating a soothing atmosphere of restfulness is important. People tend to sleep better…

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