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Posted in: Uncategorized- May 07, 2016 Comments Off on LIVING THE MYSTERY OF THE MOMENT FULLY

Your expectations and assumptions about what I, you, they, life, beauty, prosperity, relationships, job, house, etc. “should” be and “should” look like that blocks your ability to see them when the are in front of us. It is your resistance to pain–and joy or success too depending on your belief systems–that blocks the natural flow […]


Posted in: Uncategorized- May 07, 2016 Comments Off on THE ART OF DIFFERENTIATING PAIN FROM DRAMA

The correlation between negative self-talk and the level of pain you experience is direct. The progression is essentially as follows: Pain leads to negative thoughts, self-talk or beliefs, which lead to feelings of frustration, anger, anxiety, fear, sadness, depression or hopelessness, which in turn lead to suffering, which leads to muscle tension and stress, which […]


Posted in: Uncategorized- May 07, 2016 Comments Off on PAIN AND SUFFERING

You may have heard the expression “Pain in inevitable but suffering is a choice.” Do you know this already or are you objecting strongly to this statement? Regardless, keep reading. When you are in a state of pain, each of the four Earth bodies suffer, regardless of where the initial wound or impact happened. The […]


Posted in: Uncategorized- May 07, 2016 Comments Off on (Français) THE WHOLE GLORY OF WHAT WE ARETOUTE LA GLOIRE D’ÊTRE QUI ON EST!

PAIN POINTS TO THE GLORY OF WHO WE ARE THE COMPLEXITY OF PAIN We all know what pain is, at least physical pain. But there is also emotional pain. Less tangible, it can still be as debilitating as paraplegia and as sneaky in its development as cancer. Undiagnosed and untreated it can ultimately present as […]


Posted in: Uncategorized- May 01, 2016 Comments Off on EMOTIONAL PAIN? WHAT CAUSES IT; WHAT HEALS IT.

Erase emotional pain from your cells To heal yourself, and by this I mean “to remove the traces of suffering from your cells”, you need to know what to look for. The first step consists in becoming aware of how your habits fragment your physical, etheric, emotional and mind bodies. That fragmentation prevents the unification […]


Posted in: Emotions, Mental beauty, The senses, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Mar 13, 2016 No Comments

Help your students focus and study better with essential oils During a MeetUp group event this week, I met Ben, a teacher who was expressing his frustration about the ever increasing gap between the needs of his students and the school program. This echoed a conversation I had the previous day with a friend who […]

Take Care of 100% of Your Beauty, Not Just 1% of It!

Posted in: Beauty care, Beauty tips, Recipes, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

The physical body is sacred and it is important to take care of all its needs. Why? Because it is the temple of your soul. It houses all your experiences, your mind, your emotions. It is the manifestation or a condensation of our bodies of love (subconscious) and bodies of light (unconscious). The physical body […]

Salt for Beauty, Balance and Unity

Posted in: Beauty care, Beauty tips, Products, skin, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Dec 02, 2015 No Comments

photo by Sheila Daunt-Escandon Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a mystic from Ottawa, recently led a pilgrimage in the salt-rich lands of Peru and Bolivia. Here is an interview with her about her journey and what she learned about salt, its properties, its role on this planet and how to used it for inner and outer beauty. […]

Make-up and Mascarades

Posted in: Beauty care, Emotions, Inner beauty, Products, Recipes, skin, Uncategorized- Oct 28, 2015 No Comments

WHY DO YOU WANT TO WEAR MAKE-UP? Has make-up become a mask for you? To hide blemishes, the fact that you did not sleep well, cried or in the worst of circumstances, to hide a black eye from an abusive parent or partner? If you cannot let yourself be seen without make-up, even occasionally, your […]

What is Beauty?

Posted in: Uncategorized- Oct 26, 2015 No Comments

Poets the world over, and for centuries, have tried to define it and yet they have been able to render but a fraction of it. Here is a small selection: People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you […]

Taking care of yourself after an accident

Posted in: Meditation, Uncategorized- Oct 17, 2015 No Comments

When accidents happen, serious ones I mean like car accidents, falls, burns and other traumas, you need immediate care to see if and where damage has occurred, spine, bones, organs, veins and arteries, brain, tissues, etc. After receiving first line care, you return home and you need to rest. Shortly after, you will likely experience […]

Three amazing oils from the tropics

Posted in: Aging, Beauty care, Hair and nails, Products, skin, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Jul 01, 2015 No Comments

When I first started making moisturizers, I valued essential oils and hydrosols (floral waters), spending little time thinking about carrier oils except to make sure they matched the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha constitutions). Things changed when I first discovered the power and delightful comfort provided by pumpkin seed oil. Since then, every time I […]

Pregnant with a new product; will you help me find a name?

Posted in: Uncategorized- May 30, 2015 8 Comments

A conversation with Marguerite, a former member of the National Advisory Council on Aging, has remained with me: “You know, I don’t feel old even in my 80s, but when I look at my hands, they look old. That’s the part of me I have difficulty reconciling with.” I was then in my late 30s […]