STRESS. How many of you have dealt with stress this year already? If you are riding the hormonal struggle bus, according to the textbooks, stress reduces your hormones. Who needs to ovulate or have happy levels of reproductive hormones if you are being chased by a tiger? Fight or flight means shut down digestion, immunity, … More Stress and the belief in stress
I am astounded by the scope of influence of the steroid hormone precursor, pregnenolone. It is little talked about and little known, but it is now absorbing my interest because of its benefits. We don’t miss something until it is gone. The body’s production of pregnenolone drops precipitously after age 40 in both males and … More Pregnenolone, the key support for hormone production
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years. Some of the oldest recorded uses of fennel is in China and Egypt, but the Romans, Greeks and Anglo-Saxons used it too. I am revisiting fennel and a few other essential oils since entering the Age of Wisdom. Fennel is a seed. Literally, seeds are … More Libido, love and essential oils for the mature woman
We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen ~ 2 Corinthians 4:18 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus. ~ Hebrews 12:2 Tom Vermillion’s book is called Born to Be Free. It looks at the spiritual path to physical and emotional freedom. Even Believers can be oppressed by evil spirits, … More “We Become What We Behold” ~ Tom Vermillion
As a portrait artist and lover of art history, I am very familiar with renditions of saints with golden halos. Never thought much about it until I began studying light, color, and energy. I was looking into those things while studying essential oils and aromatherapy. Go figure! One thing leads to another. (Oils totally rock, … More About Halos and Such Things
Imagine: You are tired and discouraged. You don’t even know what you need. What if… what if someone you really cared about sits you down, looks into your eyes, and says with sincerity, “How can I love you better?” That would change my world. Do you have someone like that in your life? Actually, you … More How Can I Love You Better?
My trip to the gym did not go as planned. Three years ago, I injured my hips doing pilates. I may be the only person in history to do that. The next two years were spent on and off crutches. Two hip specialists, x-rays, and an MRI later, I was told that there was so … More Motion and E-motion