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July, August, September 2020

Herbalist Brighid Doherty - Listen to her interview ...

Brighid Doherty is an herbalist honoring the Wise Woman Tradition. She resides on Deer Isle, a bridged-island in Downeast Maine. Brighid is a passionate herbal health educator and a professional gardener. She is the founder of The Solidago School of Herbalism. Brighid began her connection with herbs while playing in her mother's gardens as a child, their scents and beauty attracting her curiosity. For the past two decades, Brighid has worked with medicinal plants in a variety of ways; as a student and a teacher, a gardener and a forager, a medicine maker and health consultant. She received a BA focused in Organic Agriculture and Herbal Medicine from Evergreen State College. She has had many wonderful herbalist mentors including Susun Weed, Rosemary Gladstar, Katja Swift, and KP Khalsa. She teaches a variety of workshops for the home herbalist, including medicinal plant walks, herbal spas, an Herbs for Health series, and hands-on medicine making. Brighid also offers an online course, called Nourish Yourself. This course teaches how to incorporate common herbs, in simple ways, into daily life. Brighid inspires people to be more self-reliant in their health and healing process. She teaches the home herbalist how to bring herbal medicine into their lives by relating to plants in their bodies, kitchens, gardens, and the wild.

Artist Lauren Cooper - Listen to her interview ...

Lauren Cooper is an artist , farmer and community herbalist living in the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Virginia. With her family she has owned and operated Greenstar Farm and Apothecary in Blacksburg, Va since 1991. As an herbalist she grows , forages, stocks and markets locally a large apothecary of medicinal plant preparations with the help of apprentices, and runs a small free and barter clinic. Inspiration from her herbal practice informs her work as an artist. Lauren is the author and illustrator of : Greenstar Folk Herbal- Do It Yourself Plant Medicines For The People , published in 2019 http://greenstarfarm.co/index.html

Rev. Maggy Whitehous - Listen to her interview ...

Rev. Maggy Whitehouse is an independent sacramental minister (or Hedge Priest), a professional stand-up comedian and an expert and prolific author on Bible History and metaphysics. She began stand-up at the age of 56. Maggy has more than 30 years' experience as a radio and television journalist and documentaries presenter and producer and was host moderator for the BBC's Religion & Ethics message boards during the second Iraq war. Alan Bookbinder, head of BBC Religion and Ethics 2001-6 described her as 'terrifying!' She is the author of 17 published books including six on Judeo-Christian mysticism; China By Rail (Century 1988) and The Miracle Man, the story of what would happen if the Messiah returned today as a judge on America's Got Talent. (The Miracle Man, O Books 2008). Maggy made it on to Wikipedia after writing a sensible book about Opus Dei at the time of all the palaver over The Da Vinci Code. She has been widowed, divorced and is now happily married to an astrologer which worries the Parish Council considerably. She has worked as a hospice chaplain, ridden on a Bengal tiger and survived a barracuda attack off the Barrier Reef.

Joyelle Petersen - Listen to her interview ...

Joyelle Petersen is a mother of four spirited children and a keeper of sacred rites. She has been in service to her Community for over 15 years devoted to honoring the sacred transitions of birth, ceremony, ritual, and death. She infuses her work with each family,client,and individual as a devotion allowing a personalized approach to meet the needs of the women and families she serves. The true essence of Joyelle's talents lie with the creation of women's gatherings, circles, and honoring the ebb of flow of our internal rhythms. Ceremonial Practices have always been in the forefront of her work, and she believes through the blessings of celebration a great generational healing can occur. The lives Joyelle has been blessed to touch became her catalyst to create more intentional gatherings in the future. Contact Joyelle Petersen on Instagram @warrioresswithin and on her webpages: awakensacredretreat.com and awakeningjoyl.com

Kerri Connor - Listen to her interview ...

Kerri Connor is the leader of The Gathering Grove – a family friendly earth based spiritual group - and has been practicing her craft for over 30 years. She is currently working on her 9th book and her writing has appeared in several Pagan magazines. Kerri is a cancer survivor and holds a Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois where she lives with her husband, son, and a plethora of critters. A graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Kerri holds a B.A. in Communications. She is working to convert a portion of their land into a spiritual sanctuary. Visit her online at www.KerriConnor.com.

Nutritional biochemist Steve Blake - Listen to his interview ...

Steve Blake, ScD is a doctor of science specializing in nutritional biochemistry. He is a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Master Herbalist. He is author of the worldwide database the Herb Doctors with 168,000 herbal facts. He is Director of Nutritional Neuroscience at the Maui Memory Clinic. He worked as Faculty Nutritional Biochemist at Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience for years. He just published a clinical study in the Journal of Brain Sciences on reversing dementia. He is research director at the Neuroscience Nutrition Foundation. He has presented grand rounds at many hospitals. He is recently credentialed to work in China setting up hospital programs to reverse disorders using nutrition. He is author of 16 major works on the effects of nutrition on health, including Nutrients for Memory (www.drsteveblake.com).

The Natural Nurse Ellen Kamhi - Listen to her interview ...

PhD, RN, AHG-RH, AHN-BC, _The Natural Nurse®_ has been involved in Natural Medicine since 1973. Dr. Kamhi is a MedicalSchool Instructor, teaching Botanical Pharmacology, offers online and onground Herbal Certification Programs, and leads EcotoursForCures.com to indigenous areas of the world. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG-RH), and is an adept at radionics and dowsing. Author of many books including The Natural Medicine Chest, Arthritis, The Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide, and radio host, Dr. Kamhi educates professionals and consumers about how to care for themselves Naturally! www.naturalnurse.com

Tammy Billups - Listen to her interview ...

Tammy Billups began by doing deep inner healing that banished the medications she was destined to take the rest of her life. She is now a celebrated healer of humans and animals having facilitated thousands of sessions over two decades. She's a certified Interface Therapist (Bioenergetics), bestselling author, speaker and pioneer in animal-human relationships. She invented the groundbreaking modality, Tandem Healings™, to speed up the healing of humans and animals with a soul bond. Tammy has created meditation CD's to expedite deep emotional healing for all beings. She has appeared on CNN's The Daily Share, Primetime Live ABC, and Oprah. Her second book, Animal Soul Contracts, has been widely received for covering uncharted ground and has been described as life changing. Her work on the soul contracts between animals and their humans and healing animals' emotional wounds was featured at the 2019 Animal Wisdom World Summit and the 2020 Animal Communicator & Healer Summit. www.tammybillups.com

Craig Salerno - Listen to her interview ...

Craig Salerno is a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over a decade of experience working in the field of addiction. Craig is passionate about exploring psychedelic medicine work as it pertains to individuals in active addiction and recovery. Craig works in private practice in Boulder, Colorado offering psychotherapy, psychedelic integration services, and ketamine therapy for a range of mental health concerns, including addiction. craigsalernocounseling.com

Empowerment coach Jenny Braxton - Listen to her interview ...

Jenny Braxton is a sexuality + empowerment coach, helping women connect with their innate pleasure and power by reclaiming what she calls , so they can create the lives they desire in alignment with their true selves. www.jennybraxton.com



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