Whether you’re looking for some ideas to incorporate some teaching you learned at Hollyhock back into the city or just some ideas in general to calm your mind, this article helps remind us how important it is to find time at the beginning of the day for oneself. Start on the right foot and read on!
By Giselle Shardlow via Elephant Journal
Since my daughter’s birth, I have been shamelessly focused on creating a bedtime ritual that helps maximize her sleep.
Continue reading Invite Calm with a Morning Ritual
With the ripening of fresh berries in abundance, here is a recipe for you to try at home. This recipe is from our book “Hollyhock Garden to Table” which can be purchased from Banyen Books & Sound online, or in store at our Cortes Island campus. Continue reading Whole Wheat Raspberry-Cornmeal Scones
Biography from Marie Manuchehri’s website
Feature Photo from flikr.com by Allegra Ricci
Marie is an energy medicine healer who is the perfect bridge between conventional and holistic medicine. She was raised in a family that appreciates preventive medicine, including the importance of eating nutritional organic foods and taking healthy supplements. Yet, it was during her work as an oncology nurse that she discovered and developed her skills as an energy medicine practitioner. The hospital turned out to be the ideal place to understand the energetic relationship between health and disease. Continue reading Presenter Profile | Marie Manuchehri
By Jessica Mahler
Reprinted from Yoga City NYC via Shamanic Breathwork
YogaCity NYC’s Jessica Mahler sat down to chat with her for a better understanding of shamanism and what kind of power can be found in our breath.
“Anyone can be considered a shaman, explained Star, a 60-year old woman with long blond locks and a kind face. “It’s a calling, really.” But it was a long, painful journey for Star to fully understand hers in this life.
Star always felt different growing up in western Kentucky in the ’60s. “I was one of those people who was gluten and lactose intolerant, and no one had ever heard of such a thing,” she says. On top of that, she had psychic, intuitive abilities—abilities that she shared with her grandmother, creating a special bond between them. Continue reading Presenter Profile | Linda Star Wolf
Get a taste of the principles of Attitude Reconstruction in this 5 minute video shot during a talk at Cottage Hospital’s Grand Rounds in Santa Barbara, CA. You will hear snippets about the core attitudes we all possess that are associated with joy, love, and peace; how to physically deal with the emotional energy of fear and anger naturally and constructively; the essence of how to change your destructive thinking; and the benefits of trying something new.
Continue reading Joy, Love & Peace in Action by Jude Bijou