Doctor’s Office Disinfectant – The Smell of Fear

White coat syndrome. That visceral, heart thumping, anxious, nerve-driven reaction that predictably pops up the second you see that tell-tale while lab coat. But wait, it starts before that doesn’t it? More like the second you first detect that smell. Just what is it about medical disinfectant? It just smells … Continue reading

Learning About Arnica from the Big Bad Wolf

If we could only retain all the knowledge and experience gained by those who have come before us, what a brilliant bunch we would be. But so often we have to come to things on our own, each learning and gathering information as if it’s really new, when it’s just … Continue reading

Functional Medicine

In a couple of earlier posts I spoke of homeopathy, a medicinal art I feel very passionate about and have seen do amazing things. But that does not mean I don’t look to other ways of healing as well. Alternative, complementary, integrative medicine, whatever name you want to use, there … Continue reading

What's In Dinner?

I saw a commercial today that actually made an interesting point. It spoke of the much greater frequency of the question, “What’s for dinner?” rather than, “What’s in dinner?” Change one simple little preposition and the entire meaning changes. While advertising a product I would still not consider all that … Continue reading