Late Summer: Chinese Medicine’s Fifth Season

The traditional seasons are Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. However, here in Maine we also recognize Mud Season, several weeks of sloppiness that comes between Winter and Spring. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) being based on Five Element theory also recognizes 5 Seasons. We are just coming into that 5th season now. Late Summer / Harvest Continue reading


Chronic Winter Headaches May Be Due To Vitamin D Deficiency

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Do you find yourself experiencing more headaches during the gloomy winter months? Turns out, there may actually be a real connection between the lack of sunshine and your chronic, unbearable headaches. See, shorter days during winter mean we don’t get enough vitamin D – referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin’. It’s Continue reading


Your August 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

August 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) This powerful and amazing month presents you with an opportunity to break barriers, especially those around relationships. You may feel preoccupied with other pressing matters, but don’t lose sight of the prize. There are some old, lingering bonds left over from the past that are still Continue reading


Your July 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

July 2017   Aries – (March 20 – April 18) You are called by your courage this month, Aries. Your fearless nature will be tested as your ruing planet, Mars, interacts with Pluto (July 2nd) and Uranus (July 17). Do whatever you must to maintain balance and stability; this includes healthy food, moderate exercise, and Continue reading


Your June 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

June 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) It’s time to take a realistic look at your finances, Aries. If you like what you see – awesome! It means that you’ve been utilizing the best of Saturn in a mutual fire sign. If, on the other hand, a look at your bank account makes Continue reading


Your May 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

May 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) May is a decidedly frisky season for you, Aries. With Venus in your sign ALL month and Uranus having been in Aries for oh so long –this is your opportunity for fun. Make this one a no-holds-barred month to remember. Entertain the goddess Venus in style Continue reading


How to Stay Positive Online?: Beware the Social Meme

Social media is tool or in some cases a weapon to manipulate a reaction from people to support social policy. A quite effective tool at that. The most effective and caustic weapon on social media is the meme. The definition for most people is that a meme is an internet anecdote passed along for humorous Continue reading


Your March 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

March 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) This month marks the beginning of a new two-year financial cycle. You need stability for your active lifestyle, and Mars is now giving you the energy to up your financial game. The secret to your money game is tangible goods. Owning a home may feel like a Continue reading


Caregiver Diaries: For the Love of Sev

I met Nanett Prausa in 1999 when our boys were babies and we were both part of an email listserv for parents of children with microcephaly. Through that forum we could talk to other parents on a daily basis about feeding problems, seizure treatment, growth and vision issues. It was a great way to pool Continue reading


Your February 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

February 2017 Aries (March 19 – April 18) Declare you role as a Sacred Warrior. You are a protector, a courageous soul, and your mission is to be a defender. Aries is a sign of individual action, but this is your time to act on behalf of the collective. Mars, your planetary ruler enters your Continue reading


Shapeshift your way into wild creativity & world-changing solutions with Caroline Casey

Are you ready to compost the personal and collective challenges of 2016 so that you can create a more sizzling and liberated 2017? If you feel you’ve endured enough tumultuous situations, cultural and familial divides, and politically perilous moments to last a lifetime, and would like to set this year up as one ripe with Continue reading


Couch Potato Contemplation: Really Wanting to Be Happy

Hunker down in your favorite chair, get comfortable on the couch, or settle into your BarcaLounger and put it all the way back, on “full Barca.” Let go of all the activities, plans, and anxieties of the day. They’ll all be there when you come back in a few minutes! Relax every part of your Continue reading


Your January 2017 Horoscope by Astrologer, Maya White

January 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) You have a dynamic role in the world now, Aries. As Mars and Chiron join forces, you are called to activate planetary healing. Heed the call of your part of global evolution as a sacred warrior. Saturn sets the tone of your mission; remember to ask for Continue reading


Your December 2016 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

December 2016   Aries – (March 19 – April 18) Your energy is bright and focused now, Aries. Maintain efficiency and get as much done as possible before month’s end. Mars must pass through the treacherous waters of Neptune on December 31st, so you want to be well positioned on high ground. Remain open to Continue reading


Logic, Love & Enlightenment: Navigating decision making with spirit in mind

Logic, Love & Enlightenment: Navigating decision making with spirit in mind By Dr. Christie Melonson Decision making can be elusive, especially when we face challenges or forks in the road of life. Technology can also bombard us with images of what life should look like and how we should think, behave, and feel. Emotions can overflow Continue reading


Combining The Spiritual and The Physical Realms

Combining The Spiritual and The Physical Realms By Michelle McDonald Vlastnik “We are totally interconnected… the minute you change your consciousness the  consciousness of the entire universe changes.” ~ Ram Dass When I say ‘Universe’ and I use that term most of the time, for me-it includes the Highest Power and all of the White-Light Continue reading


That Tapping Thing: Ten Insights About EFT & It’s Many Benefits

You’ve seen it before, men and women tapping the top of their heads, sides of their eyes, collarbones and hands as they spout off various emotions. They look and sound silly. You wonder, does that tapping thing really work? Dr. Joseph Mercola of www.mercola.com, the #1 natural website on the web, says “EFT is a Continue reading


10 Ways to Bathe with Your Angels

After having breast cancer in 2012 I began to work with angel intuitive Christopher Dilts of www.AskanAngel.org weekly for four years. I wanted to learn more about my soul’s mission and my spiritual purpose here as a healer, plus I wanted to learn how to connect regularly with my angels and my Divine team for Continue reading


Your October 2016 Horoscope by Astrologer, Maya White

October 2016 Aries – (March 19 – April 18) Make inspiration your action plan for October, Aries. The full moon of October 15th joins Uranus, the magical planet of creation; this dramatic pairing promises a new and exciting future. This is your once in a lifetime chance to set a new trajectory for exactly what Continue reading


Pups, Piddling and Politics- Part One

Pups, Piddling and Politics- Part One One of the wonderful things about life is that we get to keep learning. A lesson I am very grateful for learning is helping me with the types of animal communication sessions that I have had this past year–it is at least a piece of what is going on. Continue reading