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In the Darkness

In the Darkness

There is something about the moon that just stops me in my tracks. I am not sure if it is the way that I am drawn to the glow or the darkness that surrounds it. Perhaps it is the mystery of something so distant and […]

Meditation for Stress.

Meditation for Stress.

I get the question from time to time, “How do you meditate? How long SHOULD a person meditate?” The second question is easy to answer. You should meditate for as long as you feel comfortable doing so. If you can focus on your breath, push […]

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Therapeutic Properties of Essential Oils

Essential oils have many therapeutic properties including analgesic, anticarcinogenic, antihypotensive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antitussive and antispasmodic, among others. I have chosen to focus on analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial as those are the properties that are sought by the population within the nursing home where I work. […]

Essential Oils for Pain

Essential Oils for Pain

We all have times where we go through aches and pains, sometimes it is acute and as we age, chronic. Most of the time we are quite content with taking an ibuprofen or Tylenol to help ease these pains. However, there is another way to […]

Let Me Clarify Something

Let Me Clarify Something

You know when you have someone that just has to say something because you are “too political” or “going to hurt your career” because you do exactly what your profession entails you to do… well, I do. Apparently, people who have never studied social work, […]