I have always struggled with what I call myself, especially in professional settings. Whether it be my herbal work or my full-time job, it is always uneasy to navigate. For me, it has always been more comfortable to say 'I do...' rather than 'I am...'.Maybe it's insecurity, minimal self-esteem, or simply a lack of comfortable … Continue reading Am I an Herbalist?
Some of our friends may recognize the word "chai" as the word simply for tea in many languages. When we think of "chai" here in the US, what comes to mind is a warm, spicy drink, usually in latte form from a drive-thru. Traditionally chai is a tea based beverage that has been steeped … Continue reading Our Best Ever Chai Recipe (No spice grinder or straining required!)
The quick answer: Mercury Retrograde is when the planet Mercury appears to be moving backwards in its orbit. It is a kind of optical illusion when Mercury passes by Earth during its orbit. The next Mercury Retrograde period kicks off August 13, 2017, wrapping up September 3, 2017. If it's that simple, why do people … Continue reading What is Mercury Retrograde?