This week, we're talking to Plaedo, co-founder of Eugene Avant Gardeners, poet, musician, activist, and peace officer for the Downtown You Initiative about transforming, creating and connecting with plants.
As Sue and Candace reflect on the interview with Amanda Dilday, they sort through the under-rated step of healing which involves letting the healer breathe. Self care can take many forms. After healing others, it is important for future patient care to take a minute for collecting yourself. Amanda's focus on trauma healing provided a strong backbone for the discussion of self care.
Fabian Fredrckson said, "The things you are passionate about are not random; they are your calling." This, we herbalists know to be true through and through. Today, we're talking about following that passion with Amanda Dilday.
Herbal Nerd Society There is a bounty of research that herbalists can learn from that is readily available yet translating the scientific jargon can be daunting. Jakob Slettleland MSc RH(AHG) shares helpful perspectives on reading and interpreting herbal research.
Being a better herbalist requires constant education about the changing face of herbalism. There are many resources available to learn about new studies on herbs and much of it reaches into areas which tools of science and technology are exposing all the time.
Herbalism is evolving, just like the plants we love. With the modern era's unprecedented access to information, we're learning, adapting and changing our approach at an incredible pace.