Aromatic Oils: Ancient Egypt

Aromatic oils have played a role in the life of people for thousands of years. Egyptians were some of the first people to use essential oils as a part of their lifestyles —-in bath and body treatments, perfumery, religious ceremonies & rituals, food prep and medical practices. The ancient Greeks adopted their use from the Egyptians. […]

Nile River Cruise in Egypt

A Nile River cruise on a riverboat is a trip some people only dream about. The idea of leisurely cruising on the water, relaxing, surrounded by few people and being served delicious food are what dreams are made of. It’s hard to believe I’ve actually been on a riverboat cruise! A trip I wanted to take […]

Healing Racial Trauma

Long-Term Health Effects of Systemic Problems: PTSD Healing racial trauma can begin in a person’s dreams, which can be very revealing. Imagine having a terrible dream, and living in a densely populated, urban area. You are living in a concrete jungle, alone with just you and social media. Or, living in an isolated, deeply rural area with […]

Healing The Nation

Healing The Nation: Commentary Healing is the subject today. Stay with me here, because, I’m going to go down a path that hasn’t been tread in recent days. In order for peace, and healing to occur and love to grow amongst  people and the nation we’ve got to go there. We need to have this discussion. Many individuals consider […]

Using Sage In Holistic Practice & Self Care

Sage is used by integrative holistic nurses for health and wellness promotion and to help in the healing process. The word ‘sage’ has many meanings, just as the sage plant (Salvia) has several varieties. The sage plant reportedly has over 900 species! Sage (adjective) can mean wisdom and wise by virtue of experience and reflection. Sage […]

Women’s Health Week

  About National Women’s Health Week National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to help women understand what steps they can take […]