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October 18, 2021 Kelli Hughart

Complex stress disorders like posttraumatic stress syndrome (C-PTSD) is a complex psychological disorder that develops from repeated trauma like intimate partner violence (Walker, 2013). Because the body is under constant stress, with little to no breaks, the body develops shortcuts to deal with the disorder (Critten & Heller, 2017). This long-term stress affects every part…

August 27, 2021 Kelli Hughart

Are you seeking more peace, calm, and happiness in your life after abuse? Many of us have had negative or traumatic experiences that have left us feeling angry, hurt, or disjointed in some way. These negative feelings are very powerful and can keep us from living a peaceful life. However, you don’t have to live…

December 15, 2019 ADMIN

Herbal Medicine for Mood Nervines are herbs that help support the nervous system and can have an antidepressant effect. Seasonal Affective Disorder SAD or depressive or low mood states can benefit from nervines. Nervous trophorestoratives are herbs that nourish the nervous system and have few adverse reactions. Nervines, are tonics taken before meals and success…

November 14, 2019 ADMIN

It’s super easy to get off track and start doing other people’s ‘to do’ list instead of your passion and what really served you and the world. I know it led to full burnout for me. So, I had to stop. FULL STOP! And rethink things. My body forced me to do so.  During that…

October 13, 2019 ADMIN

Radical honesty here, I have been juggling the divorce, a move, my business, wildlife rehab and a PhD program. It is hard to find balance, and when you are struggling a little emotionally, sometimes you need to pull into your ‘turtle’ shell and just be. I have been on an emotional roller coaster, and I…

September 13, 2019 ADMIN

I believe having a daily mantra or phrase can help with negative comes in. Over the recent months, I have gone through a divorce (after 26 years) release my heart dog (the hardest thing we have to do as pet parents), moved to another state away from my grandbabies for financial reason, and came across…

August 2, 2019 Kelli Hughart

The term holistic medicine is characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account many factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease. In this context, we have physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, environmental and social. Patients and clients must look for a practitioner that understands and helps them in many areas and…

May 6, 2019 Kelli Hughart

According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, about 38% of people are using Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs).  CAM usage is expected to rise as the desire of individuals to seek out alternative ways to treat diseases increases. Instead of reaching for pharmaceuticals, CAMs like aromatherapy, when used safely, can be a…

March 23, 2019 Kelli Hughart

March 1st of this year, I had another blessing enter my life. Another grandbaby, this one a little girl. Her nickname is Sabita (from Sabatia angularis). My other grandbaby, who I call Intybus (Cichorium intybus) never liked it when I would sing to him. Sabatia loves it and she looks at me and smiles. Every…

March 17, 2019 Kelli Hughart

I don’t care how old you are it always seems that you’re going to have those, friends, family, coworkers, peers etc. who really feel the need to give you unsolicited advice. They mean well, but when you are already emotionally exhausted, overwhelmed and feel burn out, it often does NOT help! That said, it IS…