In early 2012 I began a period of self-exploration which included my career and my personal needs. I was busy working my two jobs, balancing the career I loved with the steady paycheck that came with a stable retail job. I was comfortable with my skills, and I was building my reputation with the local community. Still, I was wondering when my chance would finally come to break away from the work I had to do to survive, and finally set about doing the work I love to do, full-time.
Up until that time the thought of becoming an herbalist had never crossed my mind. The suggestion took root in me one day as the mention of herbalism came up in a casual conversation. That day a voice somewhere inside me suddenly said something:
“Herbalist. I could do that.” Continue reading “On the Integration of My Bodywork Practice with Herbal Medicine”