Let's Talk About DISCERNMENT.

Let's Talk About DISCERNMENT.

There is a concept in yoga called VIVEKA (viv-ek-uh). This translates almost directly into discernment. Essentially, it is the ability to choose right from wrong, too little from too much, and helpful from non helpful. We have an interesting paradigm of understanding yoga philosophy in the west in that we often intellectualize the Yoga Sutras rather than really understanding them from our heart space.

Herbal Ally :: MUGWORT

Herbal Ally :: MUGWORT

When I first met mugwort, the experience was reminiscent of meeting an old summer camp friend in the grocery store. Someone who had lived in a completely different state, who you never thought you would see again. You lock eyes and run to one another with exclamations! Oh my god, MUGWORT! my heart swelled as I rounded up to a large patch of the weed growing a foot high. Oh my god, Kristen! I am certain this plant was just as excited to meet me as I was to meet her.