Some time ago I started a series of songs that for me express the energy of a particular Australian Bush Flower Essence (you can read here about my song of choice for the first featured flower, Waratah). There are many ways to learn all about the healing qualities of a flower, and I believe one … Continue reading If Southern Cross Bush Flower Essence were a song, it might be ‘Crucify’ (by Tori Amos)
There are some questions that come up at virtually every workshop I teach, and one of them is, 'can I make a mistake when choosing flower essences for myself or someone else'? While I wouldn't use the word 'mistake', as with anything in life there are definitely more effective ways you can use flower essences to gain … Continue reading Is there a right or wrong way to use flower essences?
I believe that music speaks a language that crosses all divides and will often contain private meanings or significance for each person. It is a medium that can bypass your mind, if you allow, in order to speak directly to the cells of your body and unearth deep inner wisdom. So I am offering you this series of songs that for me express the … Continue reading If Waratah Bush Flower Essence were a song, it might be ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ (by Crowded House)
Here in Australia at the moment it is Summer and we have been stuck in a record heatwave for the past week. For people down-under, this time of year normally means: spending as much time as possible on the beach, vainly attempting to beat the heat; getting bombarded by fear-instilling news reports, warning about potential … Continue reading 3 Bush Flower Essence tips to cope with Summer heatwaves…
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.
Lately I have been considering learning to speak Japanese, since I regularly interact with Japanese students in my role as tutor for the Australian Bush Flower Essences Correspondence Course. While not compulsory for me to do my job, I know it would help me create a much clearer understanding for my students, since learning something new is hard enough … Continue reading Do you need help learning?
On the eleventh day of Christmas, Australian Bush Flower Essences gave to me… Alpine Mint Bush (Prostanthera cuneata). Today we will take a look at an Essence that is most helpful this Christmas if you are the sole carer for an elderly parent, a family member with a disability or if you work professionally in … Continue reading The 12 Essences of Christmas Series – Eleventh Day…