Molly O'Brien

New Superfood

Mushrooms: The New Superfood

In the first half of the 20th century, mushrooms — a type of fungus — received little public notice except as a tasty addition to certain dishes. In the 1950s these fungi gained attention because of some species’ psychedelic properties,… read more

Healing Power of Sage

Discover the Healing Power of Sage

As you may know, sage is a cooking spice found in most supermarkets. For many spiritually minded folks though, the healing power of sage is very real and important in thier lives. An evergreen shrub belonging to the mint family,… read more

Benefits of Meditation

The Mental & Emotional Benefits of Meditation

Mindfulness meditation­­ — with its focus on breathing, body awareness and grounding in the present moment — has been found to have emotional benefits beyond the well-known physical benefits. The technique is particularly effective at combating anxiety. Meditating helps us… read more

Household Products

4 Easy DIY Household Products

With natural, organic products becoming more mainstream, we have a dizzying array of options when it comes to grocery shopping. But living a natural lifestyle does not have to be complicated. With only a few ingredients, many items can be… read more

Emotional Freedom Techniques

By Molly O’Brien Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a relatively new therapy, developed in the United States in the 1990s by Gary Craig. In its short life, EFT has gained a lot of attention from healers, scientists and doctors worldwide.… read more

Color Vibration Therapy

By Molly O’Brien Ancient cultures dating back to 2000 B.C. used the healing powers of color and light. Color was woven into all aspects of their culture, including health. According to Faber Birren’s “Color Psychology and Color Therapy: A Factual… read more

Kava: The New Alternative to Alcohol

By Molly O’Brien Kava is a centuries-old herb that has gained renewed popularity in the world of wellness. Known for its euphoric, relaxing effects, the kava plant is native to Western Pacific regions and has been used frequently in ceremonial… read more

Understanding Epigenetics

By Molly O’Brien Epigenetics is one of the largest waves of research to hit the scene since the discovery of DNA structure in the early 1950s. Watson and Crick’s breakthrough in the mid-20th century lead to unparalleled discoveries concerning how… read more