One of the convenient things about observing both the calendar New Year and the Chinese (Lunar) New Year is that you get a second chance to start over: consider the year that typically begins on January 1st to be a practice run and gear up for a fresh start NOW! The Chinese New Year just … Continue reading 12 Bush Flowers to Guide You in 2013: The Year of the Black Water Snake.
Given it is the time of year for thinking about what has been and what is to come, I have found myself lately pondering the classic New Year’s tune, Auld Lang Syne. In true modern style, my pondering led to a Google search, since I really was curious about this poem-turned-folk song that everyone trots-out … Continue reading 3 ways to check if you need to wave goodbye to more than just the past year.
Nothing gives you insight into an emotion or physical condition better than when you get thrown into it head-first! And I write this blog post with this exact scenario in mind: my personal experience of dealing with the loss of my beautiful dog, who has generously and selflessly shared my life for almost sixteen years. The trouble … Continue reading Dealing with grief using Australian Bush Flower Essences