Health Benefits of Nettles

Stinging-nettle-patch It’s no wonder that throughout temperate regions of the world nettles are valued for building vitality.   I like to find this plant on the numerous mountain hikes within a hours drive of Palo Alto.  A local herbalist, Darren Huckle taught me not to be afraid on the sting. Instead use it as a stimulate to the area of my body that needs a bit more healing circulation. And I have been sharing with friends on the hikes the same. I brush my slightly sore elbow up against the needle plant! When Read more...

Introduction to Contemplative Practices

After Dinner Event - Monday October 17, 2016   7:30pm First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave, Palo Alto Experience renewal, peace of mind and well-being by pausing to quiet the thinking mind, engage the senses, relax and replenish during this after dinner session. Enjoy a preview to the week of free events in the Stanford Contemplation By Design Summit, held Nov. 3-11, 2016. We will explore the fundamental role of the contemplative pause in creating a life of sustained excellence, joy, Read more...
IMG_2181Symptoms of Inner Peace Be on the lookout out for symptoms of inner peace. The hearts of a great many have already been exposed. It is possible that it could reach epidemic proportions. This could be a threat to the conflicts locally and around the globe. Signs and symptoms to be aware of: The tendency to think and act spontaneously based on trust rather than on fears from past experiences. An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment. A loss of interest in judging others. A Read more...

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