November 2018 News

Showing up in gratitude and healing presence

In this season of Thanks and renewal may you all find ways to be present in the best version of yourselves. It can be a time of true exercise in staying in our Truth, and shining our Light and showing up from our Heart centers.

Here are some words that I have posted in a couple of places to help me remember on a daily basis, how I want to be :

BEFORE you speak THINK

T= Is it TRUE?




K= Is it KIND?

These words are from my healing touch friend and colleague Dr. Deborah R. Goldberg, an amazing teacher, writer and therapist.

In This Place in time

I vow to stay present to my experience.

In this place in time

I vow to build relationships and mend ones.

In this place in time

I vow to follow my heart and take action from a place of love.

In this place in time

I vow to honor my feelings through self- acknowledgement and validation.

I realize it is the only way to fully heal.

In this place in time

I vow to realize my potential and make it so to the best of my ability

In this place in time

I vow to recognize that I have a purpose and I surrender to that purpose willingly

In this place in time

I vow to see the light in every situation through my light within

In this place in time

I vow to be of service to the greater good for the betterment of the whole

In this place in time I choose to BE Heaven on Earth

Dr. Deborah R. Goldberg 612-61 9-5990

Deb_ goldberg 2005


GET IT LOCAL! Support your local businesses and craftspeople and get great gifts for yourself and others- Come stock up on winter wellness herbal supplies from Stacey, and get a chair massage from Joseph

ultra-local gift fair

Peace Church

1111 N. 11th Ave E., Duluth

Dec 1


more than 30 Duluth & Superior artists and organizations


December classes still have space at the Whole Foods Co op in Duluth and at the Virginia Natural Harvest. Check the website for class schedules at both locations and sign up with the co ops if you see one that interests you!

Dec 11th -Do your Feet Hurt?

Dec 13th- Help me Sleep!

Dec 22nd -Food allergies and sensitivities

Jan 15th -Ph and Inflammation


February 23-24th, 2019 Course 1 Duluth

April 27,28,2019 Course 2 Duluth

Oct 25,26,27,2019 Course 3 Duluth


Herbal Tips and Pearls of Wisdom Reading the Body, clinical skills and more. Margi Flint returns to Duluth June 22-23, 2019 ! Awesome fill for your wintertime daydreaming! Plan now for attending her Amazing class!

Reading the Body Each color, line and marking on the face, tongue and nails holds meaning of your internal health. Margi will be explaining and demonstrating diagnostic techniques taught to her by the late William Le Sassier. Knowing what the body has to say, we can learn how to prevent illness. Our seminar will consist of both lecture and hands on learning with ample opportunity for questions to understand what your body is saying to you. Please arrive makeup and nail polish free Practitioner Skills Learning the skills of a healthy client/practitioner relationship is an essential part of creating a dynamic clinical practice. In this one-day workshop, Margi Flint shares her insights for working with clients, gleaned from her 40+ years of private practice as an herbalist, labor coach and polarity therapist.



Here are the links pod casts I did this summer/fall- you can also access them on the website classes and events page.

Episode 44 – Interview with Stacey Quade – Herbalist and Healing Touch Practitioner



We had our first weekend client and it was really fun and rewarding! A great idea for a self care shift after the busy holiday season- book your times soon!

Energy for Life Connection in Duluth Minnesota – The perfect place to Plan your holistic wellness getaway!


Its that time of year again! Here is the basic recipe for turmeric milk – a great make ahead easy way to make this for yourself or give it for a sweet holiday present is, to get dry coconut milk and mix it with the dry spices- stored in a jar, all you need to do is add hot water the sweetener and vanilla to your individual cup- it works great! I’ve thought about adding dark cocoa to the powder mix, but have not tried it yet! Someone let me know if you do!

Turmeric milk -rich, creamy and satisfying a soothing evening treat or a warming alternative for that mid- day coffee or tea. Adding black pepper to the mixture will greatly increase the absorption of turmeric into the body. It also gives the drink a spicy kick.

For one serving you will need:

one cup milk (vegan milks work great!)

1/4-1/2 teaspoon turmeric

3/4- 1 teaspoon sweetener of your choice

1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (or a few cardamom pods)

pinch of powdered ginger or small piece of peeled ginger root

dash of vanilla extract

dash of black pepper or black peppercorns

pinch of cloves (if desired)

pinch of allspice (if desired)


1) Heat the milk on the stove. When milk becomes warm, add turmeric powder. Stir slowly to dissolve any lumps.

The liquid will take on a rich, mustard color.

2) Add the honey, ginger root, vanilla and spices.

3) Keep the pot on gentle heat for a few minutes

4) Pour the milk through a fine sieve to remove the ginger root, cardamom and pepper. (The turmeric can be a bit grainy, too.)

5) Enjoy!

All ingredients can be adjusted for individual tastes!

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