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Brahma, the god of creation, is usually depicted as a bearded, four-faced, four-armed deity. These four faces represent the sacred knowledge of the four Vedas: Rig , Yajur , Sama , and Atharva . The faces symbolize that Brahma is the source of all knowledge needed for the creation of the universe...Read More
Shakti, one of the most important goddesses in the Hindu pantheon, is really a divine cosmic energy that represents feminine energy and the dynamic forces that move through the universe. Shakti, who is responsible for creation and can also be an agent of change, is often manifested to destroy...Read More
Black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa) is a native North American plant that has been used for thousands of years by Native Americans to treat women’s health issues, as well as other conditions. A member of the buttercup family, black cohosh is a perennial shrub with serrated leaves and clusters of...Read More
Back in my twenties, I spent a lot of time writing in my journal, usually about boys. Then I had an epiphany: I realized that the quality of my relationships with men were inversely related to the amount of time I spent writing in my journal. If the relationship was healthy, I was off happily...Read More
In children, stress, anxiety, and ADHD can present a multitude of behavior issues ranging from anger, defiance, lethargy, and acting out. According to child psychiatrist Elizabeth Roberts in her Washington Post article, “Psychiatrists are now misdiagnosing and overmedicating children for ordinary...Read More
When someone you know lies to you it creates feelings of confusion, betrayal, and sadness. Those feelings can change to gut-wrenching sadness when it’s someone you love with all of your soul. It can stop you in your tracks, hinder your life goals, and make you literally sick. These are all examples...Read More
One of the major trends in society today is that millions of people are choosing to improve their inner lives through meditation, Yoga, contemplative practices, and more positive lifestyle choices that reduce stress and chronic illness. This individual effort feels personal, of course, but all...Read More
Toxins exist everywhere—from air to food to furniture. While it’s impossible to eliminate all exposure to toxins, you can increase your awareness of what you’re potentially being exposed to, and how you can limit your exposure. The following five toxins are commonly found in homes and communities...Read More

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