Ten Great Talks for People who Have Lyme, That Have Nothing to do with Lyme

Many with Lyme have had the literal experience of being lost on a familiar road. I know, it happened to me more than once (and usually on my drive to work). There are other “knowns” that also become unrecognizable when you find yourself in a difficult illness. These are often as varied as the individual. The beauty of healing is that it is an opportunity to disengage from auto pilot and, as Thoreau states, learn the points of compass again…

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Green With Envy

If there is one drink I ever do crave for all the right reasons, it would definitely be a Nettle infusion. As is the case with most people that integrate a regular nettle infusion into their routine, I found myself to have much more energy, stamina and alertness. Some people also see a decrease in seasonal allergies, inflammation and more. The benefits are lengthy.

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In a Pickle? How Fermented Foods Helped me out of Mine.

Not feeling well? Can’t find your way out? Look around, there is an extraordinary amount of research out there linking chronic disease, psychological disorders, digestive disorders (and beyond), to poor gut health. Whatever pickle you are in, it likely has an association to your gut health. In it’s simplest form, fermented foods improve your gut health. Eating some fermented veggies at every meal is a great way to help you find your way back to wellness.

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Making Fire Cider with Joy

Herbalists have been using fire cider traditionally for decades to help prevent colds and flus. This incredible winter tonic is a (slightly spicy and really yummy) health treat. Fire Cider is a gift from Rosemary Gladstar, who named and made the formulation popular in the 1970s.

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