Category Archives: Personal Growth

Numerology & Chinese Calendar Cliff Notes for 2017

In numerology, 2017 is a number “1” year. (2+0+1+7=10, and 1+0 = 1). This means 2017 has strong and dynamic opportunities for new beginnings, new intentions and new projects that perfectly align with your Soul’s mission and gifts. 2016 was … Continue reading

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Feeding The White Wolf

Fie flew all the way from her home in Manchester, UK for a unique Life In Balance Wellness program at Topanga Retreat with Dianne Porchia for personal growth and learned how to feed her white wolf. What Fie learned was … Continue reading

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Setting Intentions For New Possibilities

It’s easy to get stuck in a mental rut, doing the same thing, going to the same places and encountering the same crowd. No matter how much you like your daily routine and circle of friends, sometimes your world can … Continue reading

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Tuscany Teaser For 2013

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Meet Midwife Mariposa Oxenburg

At age 19, Mariposa Oxenburg, Certified Nurse Midwife, first witnessed a friend give birth naturally in a hospital, assisted by a nurse-midwife and a professional midwife acting as her Doula. “It was the most beautiful thing I’d ever seen,” Mari … Continue reading

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Dr. Ann West Interview For Glastonbury Radio

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Dr. Ann West on her show Truth From the Source on Glastonbury Radio, wherein I had the opportunity to explain in greater detail exactly what holistic approach means when working with … Continue reading

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Annual Wotai Ceremony Held in Baja, Mexico

The Twelfth Annual Wotai Ceremony for our GBA family of friends took place in Baja, Mexico this year, which marked the first time our gathering took place at a beach. As always, our multi-day New Year’s gathering was full of … Continue reading

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Blessings For The New Year

Let Nature be your inspiration for this year’s New Year Intentions. People talk about making New Year resolutions, but what exactly does that mean? The dictionary has several definitions for resolve and resolution including the following: 1. The process of … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice And Preparing For the New Year

December 21, marks the Winter Solstice and is a really important day in Taoist and Shamanic traditions because it marks a critical transition. This is the day where the YIN energy on our planet (Northern hemisphere) is at its highest … Continue reading

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We Are Designed To Thrive On Earth

In the last ten years I’ve really blossomed in my own journey to holistic health, healing and living consciously. Today, especially after last night’s second screening of documentary Thrive, I feel such excitement for the shift in consciousness that appears … Continue reading

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