Like his ancestors, Ben Clark lives off this land. His great grandfather Josiah “Si” L Ferrin raised cattle and homesteaded off Buffalo Valley Road; his grandfather, Harold Clark, built the road to Hoback Canyon. Two years ago, Clark decided to work the land in a very different way, by wildcrafting the flowers and natural materials…

  There are many healing and supportive properties of native Rocky Mountain plants, harvested to make American Wilderness Botanical hydrosols and essential oils. Though this plant selection has much more extensive uses and healing properties, here is a basic list: The following six plants have both hydrophilic (have an affinity to water) and hydrophobic (repelled…

  Imagine absolute spaciousness. All physical tension, worries, and concerns float away as you breathe more deeply into relaxation. Your mind begins to quiet and your thoughts slip into the darkness. The only sensation is the quiet rhythm of your breath. You surrender more deeply into this world of limitless expansion and yet you do…

Biofeedback and Visual Imagery for Healing and Performance Successful athletes visualize success before they’ve succeeded. The 90% mental, 10% physical percentage illustrates the power of the mind in relationship to the body. And if athletes happen to encounter an injury, they can use these same visualization skills to heal. The sophisticated power of the mind…

Clean eating saved my son’s life. As a baby and young child, Tosh was constantly sick with chronic conditions that put him in the hospital for weeks on end. Some of his conditions were more severe than others, but all of them affected him on a day to day basis. I wholeheartedly believe that clean…

When we cut and cook an onion, it becomes translucent and reveals many aromas and flavors. Its layers reveal its beauty. And so do ours. As we peel back the layers of our being, we delve into the exploration of what we are made up of, what defines us, and what remains once all the…

It was a cold, clear morning in April, and I awoke feeling pretty down. I won’t go into the details of why, but after wallowing around the house dabbling half-heartedly into a handful of unfinished projects, I realized that a dark cloud had settled heavily around me. Captain Ego was in full control, and I…

Once you name it black it will keep you in the dark Once you name it sorrow it will hold you in its arms Once you name it sky it closes you in Once you name it a leg you think you know how to move     Once you name your heart red, all…

Touch is much more than making physical contact with an object to perceive texture, temperature or form. I believe touch reaches beyond the tactile, involving all of our senses, and intuition, to guide us through the world, and to affect those around us. Touch is powerful; it can bring pleasure, offer support or inflict pain.…