Let’s Get Topical

Let’s face it, our largest organ, the skin, receives a lot of negative attention (too saggy, too many wrinkles, and omg, age spots), is constantly abused by us and is also the major interfacer with the external world. It deserves respect. It deserves some understanding regarding the brilliant way it both protects us from the…

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If Covid Is A God, What Is It Teaching Us?

Here we are at the year anniversary with the Coronavirus. What have we learned in this year of rapid paradigm shifting? If this virus were a god (or alien), what would this god be teaching us? What would we be learning about ourselves from this being? Here are some answers I came up with. 1.…

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Anxiety & Cannabis

https://www.heart-stone.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Anxiety-Cannabis.mp4 Here’s a fun and information packed webinar on Anxiety, what it’s designed for, when it’s gone awry and how to work with it. Including the plant medicine of cannabis.

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How to Know If growing Cannabis is for me?

Many people have been curious about growing cannabis and usually come up against two major concerns.  The first is legal issues; am I “allowed” to grow this plant, and if I do, will I go to jail?  The second is the false belief that growing cannabis is just too complicated.  This post is here to…

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A Delicate & Delicious Hug From Rose

Seasonal celebrations are upon us. Happy Imbolc! Imbolc is the Celtic celebration of the hope of Spring. St. Valentine’s Day, a celebration of the heart is quickly approaching us. I thought I’d take a moment here, at the start of the season of hope, to share a favorite recipe of our Heartsease Rose Elixir. A…

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Live Class Happenings

You may or may not have noticed in the bountiness of my last newsletter that I’ll be offering some live classes here at the The First Unitarian Society of Ithaca coming up in a few weeks. This brief note is to share a little more about the classes and why I’m doing them.  My favorite…

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A Few Moments About My Mentor, Rosemary Gladstar

Rosemary Gladstar is one of the people responsible for reigniting western herbalism here in the U.S. You can read her long list of accomplishments elsewhere, from authoring many books on herbalism, founding the United Plant Savers and the International Herbal Symposium, carrying on the New England Women’s Herbal Conference for 30 years, and bringing thousands…

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January Newsletter

Our monthly newsletter in blog form. All the things upcoming at Heartstone we think you might be interested in. Happy Winter Friends! We are almost 3 weeks into the new year and hopefully the new habits you set for yourself are taking hold and you’re finding it easier to be healthier in whatever endeavor you…

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Why You Get Stuck Learning Anatomy & Physiology and What To Do About It

Recently we wrapped up our big annual survey and the results were fascinating. What a great learning tool for me as a teacher to read the 317 answers to the question, “Where do you get stuck in your learning?”  I have always appreciated the feedback I’ve received over the years as a teacher. I believe,…

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