Nature is Good Medicine

We connect to the wild inside of our hearts...our innate, feminine wisdom. We are all filled with this longing for the wild; however we are too often pressured to be all things to all people and overburdened with a neverending list of to-dos.

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Sadness is a Call for Reconnection

When these emotions come up, we are being called to go inward and reconnect to what’s been lost. The body is always our guide, so the more we’re in tune, the more we know what to do to allow these emotions to surface and flow through. It’s in the release, or the shedding of old skin, that we activate the life/death/life cycle and can begin anew. 

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What is Wild Wisdom?

The more I dove deep within myself through my yoga and meditation practices, my life began to unfold in beautiful ways. I was introduced to a friend who shared the way of the Horse and how to connect with the land and Spirit from her Native American roots. 

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The Ocean is Calling

I stood knee-deep in the Pacific as anxiety poured over me with the thrust of the waves as they pushed me towards the shore and attempted to pull me back in. I laid on the beach for hours before deciding to go back in.

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Opening to Joy

For a long time I had no idea what joy meant.  I didn’t even know I lacked joy in my life. Turns out I was just trudging along in survival mode, connecting only to the emotions I knew that kept me going all of these years. Joy was nowhere to be found. 

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Getting Out of Our Own Way

It's autumn and for me, I notice an increase in my anxiety to match the winds of seasonal change. You might be able to relate if you've noticed some kind of unexplainable shift since the weather has turned. Maybe you've found yourself with dry skin or waking up in the middle of the night, especially between the hours of 3 to 5 am. 

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A Deep Sense of Knowing

Ever since I've been working with Ellie and spending time with the horses at The Ee Ranch in Anderson, I've been longing to spend time with wild horses out west and seeking to study herbal medicine in the Native American or indigenous tradition. But with who? 

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