Fevers and Why We Need to Embrace Them

I had the privilege a couple of years ago to meet a really well-respected Anthroposophical doctor named Philip Incao. He’s written many articles over the years, but the one that caught my eye is entitled How to Treat Childhood Diseases. I found it most interesting that in Dr. Incao’s experience, suppressing fevers increases the tendency for …

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The Festival of Martinmas

On November 10, the Waldorf community will celebrate the festival of St. Martin (the date of his death was November 11, 397 AD.).  The festival of Martinmas dates back to the fourth century when Martin was a young soldier.  He journeyed to the city of Amiens in France. 

My Personal Journey of Meditation and 5 Things That Help Me Stick With It

Ever since I could remember, whenever I would sit down to meditate, I would last no more than 10 minutes.  Why just 10 minutes? Well, one of two things would happen…either my mind would over-function or it would under-function.  In the over-function mode, it would rattle off a to-do list that could fill an 8 …

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Teen Anxiety: What Can We Do About It? 5 Simple Ideas that I Decided to Try with My Own Children

A close family friend of ours could not go to school today because she was overtaken by anxiety. The stimulus was college day and the PSAT for freshmen. I felt so sad about the pressure she and many others are feeling about their futures and felt hopeless as far as how to help.

An In-Depth Look at Our Natural Antihistamine

Here at Artemis Therapeutics, we are very proud of our natural antihistamine LUCIDIA. Unlike pharmaceutical antihistamine products, Lucidia is completely organic and side effect free.

Allergies and The Elements: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can help

Sometimes a different way of thinking of things can broaden our understanding of the way things work.  In western medicine, we think of specific allergens that aggravate our allergies, such as pollens, grasses, cat dander.  In Chinese medicine, we look at the elements.  This can be more information for us to reduce our exposure to …

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