Comparing Insect Repellents for Summer

mindfulness, blue butterflies on orange flower. summer is hereSummer is upon us! In addition to our enjoyment, we have learned to fear it. That’s because insects are more prevalent; they love us; they love our pets; and they might bring us an unwelcome dose of Lyme Disease, Powassan, West Nile virus, or Zika. It’s important to cover the body with light clothing and to wear scarves and hats when working or walking in wooded areas. It’s also time to compare insect repellents which are commercial poisons and those which are organic to see which ones work best. Some are oils; some are sprays. The Consumer Reports Buying Guide gives excellent descriptions of several products. Continue Reading →

Benefits of Clay

 Benefits of Clay? Here is an Update!

yellow and blue parrots eating clay on a clay cliffI devoted a whole page on this web site to the benefits of clay as a drink, a pack, a poultice, etc., and I hope you will read it after you check out the update!  Clay has been used, internally and externally, throughout the world for centuries by humans, animals, birds, and insects for its curative value.  The benefits of clay include its ability to detoxify the body, strengthen bones and teeth, draw out toxins, metals, parasites, etc. Special clays can be ingested (drunk by people or animals or mixed into food). Wait ’til you see a partial list of uses (below)! It’s mind-blowing! (Yes, I have used clay for many of these problems, so I know this is TRUE.) Continue Reading →

Intro to Holistic Healing

Intro to Holistic Healing

What the Heck IS “Holistic Healing?”

Well, To Answer That, I’m providing a 4 hour seminar – Intro to Holistic Healing

For registration details, go to The Fairfax Spirituality & Metaphysics GroupFairfax Metaphysics and Spirituality Group  or register NOW directly with our lovely hostess Reverend Marti Giese –  Marti@blossomforth.us or by calling her at (703) 369-2606.

This intensive Intro to Holistic Healing seminar describes several different kinds of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) techniques in a broad overview. Topics include everything from specific nutrition and exercise regimens to acupuncture, Reiki, essential oils, ASEA, chi machine (aerobic exerciser), drinkable clay, herbs, and more. Participants will receive extensive notes and an opportunity to suggest which of the subjects  they would like to explore further in classes specifically designed for those topics.

Sorry for the short notice about Intro to Holistic Healing; but I just got permission to put it onto this Meetup site, so I want to share the info with you, in case you live near Prince William Parkway in Manassas, which houses the beautiful venue where I’ll be teaching. Cost $40*, payable at the door.

*Because of extensive preparation and printing costs for Intro to Holistic Healing, refunds are not available for this class.

I hope to see you there and/or at future classes, which I’ll be presenting this year!

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!

My Get Well Guru FB Page

My Get Well Guru FB Page

 Great Articles / Quick Tips / Reliable Sources

aromatherapy candle and bright orchid on zen stones

I’ve just created a new page where I can post all kinds of health, wellness, beauty, and meditation tips. Go to: My Get Well Guru FB Page.  Please go there and Like / Follow it, so that you can see all kinds of short suggestions, versus the long blogs I do here for My Get Well Guru.

I’ll be posting things like the wonderful research about health benefits of various herbs, foods, teas, etc., from the Medical Medium, who is a really amazing guy and provides invaluable information in easy-to-understand terms.  This is just one example of the kinds of resources to which I shall direct you.

All the sources are ones I trust or find worthy of further research; and I have used any of the products and services that I provide.

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!