Modalities

New Directions: An Astrological Interpretation

I have been sitting with this word ‘passion’ for quite a while – gathering my thoughts about how to address the subject – perhaps procrastinating a bit as well – but for what it’s worth, these are my thoughts. Having been in the personal coaching profession for some…

Occasions

A friend once told me, “Birthday is such a day that even if your dry cleaner or your newspaper man wishes you, you feel important!” Most of us are passionate about doing something nice for our family and friends on their Birthdays, anniversary and other important days. Bakeries…

Eden Energy Medicine

 I understand my contribution to the illustrious adventure known as Garden Spices Magazine will be a column under Modalities. I have always been interested in finding strategies, techniques, methods that help people to and through the changes they would like to make in their lives. The elements for…

Completing The Circle

Dr. Robert Webb is a Renaissance man. He was even awarded the distinctive honor as a No’Ala Magazine Renaissance Award recipient for the area of Science and Medicine. Dr. Webb is an advocate for nurturing families through end of life care, and his influence has enabled the peace…

Why I Go to Counseling: My Messy Beautiful

by Caroline McGraw I’ve never shared this in a public forum before, but here goes: I go to counseling twice a month. The stigma of seeking support is lifting – in fact, April is Counseling Awareness month – but it still takes courage to admit it. Why? Because when…

Cross My Heart, Hope to Die, Stick A Needle in My Eye

Alright, maybe not in the eye—but, stick a needle or two, or even twenty, anywhere else on me and I might be okay with that. I am a converted believer in the power of acupuncture. Don’t worry, Doctor, I’m not ready to jump the Tardis and leave modern…

Embracing the Power of Hot Water

I have been drinking a lot of hot water lately. I am close to finishing my first full year working as an English teacher in China. After almost a year in this vast, booming, ancient country, I have learned more about the culture and myself than I could…