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August 2019 Audre’s Book Shelf – Braiding Sweetgrass

By Audre Gutierrez | August 24, 2019 |

August 2019 Audre’s Book Shelf – Braiding Sweetgrass Audre’s Bookshelf Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer   I tend to “read” a book in one of three ways:  I “devour” it, usually at one (long) sitting because I cannot put it down; or, I have it…

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May Essential Thought: What The World Needs Now…Mother Love

By Audre Gutierrez | May 26, 2019 |

May Essential Thought: What The World Needs Now…Mother Love Reaching a deeper, greater understanding of Mothering. Please see the class announcement at the end of this E-news! Exploring the relationship between mothering and personal growth I had a very interesting conversation with someone recently about emotions…specifically, the perspective that you can choose your emotional response…

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Correction! So Many Options, So Little Time…Four Tips To Simplify Your Decision!

By Audre Gutierrez | February 25, 2019 |

Correction! So Many Options, So Little Time…Four Tips To Simplify Your Decision! So Many Choices…So Little Time! Note:  This is a corrected version of the e-news originally sent out on February 23rd.  I had an “ah-ha” moment last night, and realized I had attributed the botanical name for Eucalyptus Gully Gum (smithii) to Eucalyptus, Mint…Mint…

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My Favorite Things…Our Most Popular Essential Oils…Are Your Faves Here?

By Audre Gutierrez | December 21, 2018 |

My Favorite Things…Our Most Popular Essential Oils…Are Your Faves Here? Raindrops on Roses… bet most of you know what comes after that phrase “Raindrops on Roses”….”And Whiskers on Kittens”, of course.  I may be dating myself, but I can easily sing the complete lyrics to “My Favorite Things”, and I bet that many of you…

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The Importance Of Being Centered In Times Of Chaos And Discord

By Audre Gutierrez | July 22, 2018 |

The Importance Of Being Centered In Times Of Chaos And Discord The importance of being centered in times of chaos and discord   Energies seem to be swirling around at an unprecedented pace…relationships, health, community, work, political, social, local, global.  If you are not feeling them, you are either very, very fortunate or very isolated. …

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Tapping The Power Of Symbolism

By Audre Gutierrez | July 22, 2018 |

Tapping The Power Of Symbolism The Power of Symbolism Are there certain shapes, words or images that you are drawn to or that have special meaning for you? Since ancient times, humans have possessed objects or created images to represent something in nature or from their experience that they felt brought them good luck, protected…

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