Your doctors are your friends.
Let’s look at some of the reasons why it’s so important to stay humble, grounded and centered in your life as a maker.
I’ve been a maker for a long time now — decades. When I started, my health was more robust and more easily taken for granted than it is now.
I research and create many up my own remedies — tinctures, salves, oils, preparations of various kinds. And when my symptoms and/or my health change, often the very first thing I do is research and figure out what I can make to improve my situation.
But! Sometimes figuring stuff out on your own is not the best option.
This latest round of health dramas brought me up short: I realized that I’ve slipped a little bit past center (in the direction of arrogant “I’ve got this!” know-it-all). Phew. I’m relieved to have shifted back to being centered, humble, and grateful for all the amazing doctors I have in my network of healers, and for their training and knowledge. [Read more…]