Healing Allies: Lemon Balm

Healing Allies: Lemon Balm

“Lemon balm causes the heart and mind to become merry”  ~Seraphio, 12th century herbalistAnother member of the mint family, Melissa Officinalis or Lemon balm, is uplifting and soothing to the nervous system. The plant has an affinity for the nervous system,...
ADHD: an unrecognized consequence of trauma

ADHD: an unrecognized consequence of trauma

It is ADHD awareness month! So, in honor of that I am going to take a moment to discuss the connection between trauma and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). I’m familiar with the fidgeting during a long lecture unable to fully pay attention though I do...