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What is yoga?

Yoga—an ancient Sanscrit word that’s invaded the dinner-table conversation of America, as in “I went to yoga today.” The word means “union,” interpreted as the connection of body, mind and spirit. When most Americans think of yoga, they think of twisted physical contortions, the word pretzel comes to mind, or they visualize young slender women in a nature setting touting …

Creating a locally-sourced home apothecary

“If we see the value in buying our vegetables locally, why on earth would we be satisfied with medicine of unknown origin and handling?” While I’ve long been convinced of the value of buying local food, I only recently began to consider a similar perspective in regards to medicine. With this quote, Dawn Combs drew me into the book, Heal Local: …