Miscellaneous Quotes

Poems

“And how lovely it is to know that life had never been anything more than the collection of things you do while living it.“ – Hannah Dains

Autumn Quotes

Poems

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” – J.K. Rowling “Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.” –   Elizabeth Lawrence

Summertime Quotes

Poems

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”  – Maud Hart Lovelace “Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you … Read More

“Summer Days” by Zoe E McCabe

Poems

The sun, it fades in the moonlight. The stars, they fade in the daylight. The cold breezes are strong in winter and spring, And the warm, sunny days are what summer brings. The ice cream van’s song plays a tune as the children play on the sand, The joy on their little faces as their … Read More

We need your help!

Informational

Did you know that Naturopathic Doctors, make an average of 40% LESS than MDs (though we go through the same and often additional schooling) when we bill insurance for the same visit? We need your help right now to change this! Oregon Senate Bill 734 is currently in the Ways and Means human services sub-committee. … Read More

Do You Know How Your Doctors Get Paid?

Informational

It’s okay if you don’t, most people are there with you. However, as this article states, “What if I told you most doctors don’t know how much they’re paid to see a patient either?”  This is all based on insurance. Click on the link below to learn about how insurance billing works in doctor’s offices: … Read More

Mothers Need More Support

Other Articles

“It’s 2019, and American women have been in the workforce for decades, but a new report shows that their careers still get stuck on impossible ideals of work and home. As a result, they are drowning from stress that no woman can solve on her own.” If you are a mother, this is probably old … Read More

How Childhood Trauma Affects the Brain

Articles on the Brain

This article details the effects of childhood trauma on the brain. “Negative childhood experiences can set our brains to constantly feel danger and fear.” As explained in the article, our brains are shaped by the experiences we go through. This is even stronger earlier in life. So, when we go through trauma as a child, … Read More

Twenty Minutes in Nature Lowers Stress Hormones

Articles on Stress

“Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels. That’s the finding of a study that has established for the first time the most effective dose of an urban nature experience. Healthcare practitioners … Read More

“Here” by Blythe Baird

Poems

When I wonder if I am doing the right thing and if I am being what I am supposed to be being, she reminds me: Little sister, the only thing you are supposed to be is here. I ask her, How do I do that? And she tells me: You already have. You already are. “Here” … Read More