the vernal equinox: time to cleanse

At long last, we have reached the Vernal Equinox. As equinoxes always go, today the earth's hemispheres receive the sun's rays equally, resulting in a day and night that are seemingly identical in length. The term equinox literally means 'equal night' when translated from Latin (aequus means equal and nox means night). To me, the equinox-- like all others seasons-- stands …

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art as therapy: a day at the MOCA

The Therapy Part I believe there are two universal languages: love and art. Despite what your native tongue is, you are born with the innate ability to feel, a sensation evoked by both love and art. They're both capable of drawing out emotions that may have otherwise remained suppressed; they possess the genuine power to heal. …

Ayurveda P1: the ancient medicine you should know about

In this 'Part 1' post, I will introduce you to the magic that is Ayurvedic medicine (if you aren't already familiar with it). You can expect a follow-up blog post that will highlight a few popular Ayurvedic practices and touch on their particular benefits (woo!). Homeopathic remedies have always been my chosen path to wellness, so …