Earth and Sky Musings

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Autumn Detox and Digestive Reset

By Barb Alpert / October 7, 2023

This Autumn we will be Detoxing out Summer Heat so we do not have to get sick this winter.  We will give some attention to any sugar cravings or addictions we may be entertaining and some methods for overcoming them.  We will eat simply and use a lot of beautiful vegetables to help our detox. …

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How is your daily energy?

By Barb Alpert / March 20, 2022

I just want to touch base with a couple of quick energy hacks you probably already know but may want to review and re-visit. 3 things to give you quick energy on a daily basis: Hot and cold water treatments. This can mean 1) a hot shower with hot/cold/hot/cold/hot/cold at the end.  I promise the…

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Autumn Cleanse!!

By Barb Alpert / October 29, 2021

Do you want to: Drop a few pounds and get healthier by shedding some toxins? Pause and re-set before going into winter? Get in better touch with your body before the busy holiday season? Enjoy some healthy, sustaining, hot soups on a cool, dark evening? Learn how to build and build your immunity for winter?…

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Summer Jumpstart to Your Ideal Weight!

By Barb Alpert / July 14, 2021

Summer is the easiest time to find your ideal weight: It is warm so you do not need heavy foods. There is a plethora of fresh local vegetables and fruits available in gardens and farmer’s markets. It is a great time to be outside and active- it is warm and the days are long! The…

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Spring into Summer Herbs Class

By Barb Alpert / June 8, 2021

Spring into Summer Herbs! Have you ever wanted to know more about the wild herbs growing around you? Have you ever wanted to know more about the benefits and uses of our culinary herbs that we can grow? Wouldn’t it be fun to be friends with the plants enough to be able to pick a…

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Spring Cleanse!

By Barb Alpert / April 23, 2021

Time for a Spring Cleanse! Spring is Liver time!  Join me for your Spring Liver Renewal! May 3rd – May 17th Do you want to: Follow the natural rhythm of the seasons? Give your body a bit of a rest? Cleanse your liver and feel lighter and healthier? Get in better touch with your body…

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Our Guts, continued

By Barb Alpert / April 21, 2021

What happens to this healthy apple and almond snack after we eat it? What are the steps of digestion our body goes through when we eat? Let’s begin in the mouth, where digestion begins.  Actually, it begins in the brain.  When you smell something delicious cooking or when you cut open an aromatic fruit, you…

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Our Guts

By Barb Alpert / April 16, 2021

When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.  When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.                                   Ayurvedic Proverb                  We can’t begin to talk about health unless we talk about…

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Our Food is Our Medicine

By Barb Alpert / March 17, 2021

Michael Pollan says, “Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” Our food is our medicine. We are built of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fats. We need the fibers from green vegetables and roots. All of the above are in plant foods, but some of us also need animal foods in order to get the protein…

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Spring Detox and Digestive Reset

By Barb Alpert / May 6, 2023

This year I would like to lead an Ayurvedic detox ala John Douillard.  I love this Detox because it is so scientific and yet comes from ancient wisdom.  I love it because it truly addresses our organs and gets them working better again.  I love it also because it uses herbs to help us address…

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