Sweet Chestnut Flower Essence: Be the Phoenix rising from your own ashes

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences

“WHAT WE CALL SUFFERING BUDDHA CALLED THE PATH” PEMA CHÖDRON Sweet Chestnut holds a very important place among the 38 Bach Essences because its healing properties are about bringing relief and inner strength in times of great distress and suffering. The loss of a loved one; A chronic illness; Extreme anguish and despair; Feeling our endurance is been tested to its limits; …

End of School Year… Flower Essences to the Rescue!! Part 1: Children and Teens

Flor Taboada blog, Children, Flower Essences, School, Stress

It is that hectic time of year…. The last weeks of school are full with mixed feelings of excitement and dread for kids, parents and teachers alike. Kids are tired and restless. The pressure of the exams and assignments, school performances and proms, the excitement of warmer and longer days, and the planning and anticipation of the summer vacation. We …

Overwhelmed? Check out Elm Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Stress

  “… IS THE REMEDY FOR PEOPLE SUFFERING A TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONFIDENCE DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF RESPONSIBILITY THEY HAVE TAKEN ON…”  DR EDWARD BACH This month I’m going to write about a flower essence that can be very helpful in periods of stress and pressure. We can all feel overwhelmed at times… who hasn’t felt this way?  The essence …

Letting the summer go

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Stress

  NYC is buzzing and enjoying a beautiful Indian summer. Fall will official start soon. I’m sad to see the summer go. After a meditation retreat and my summer vacation, I’m enjoying the return to my healing practice with renewed energy, enthusiasm and fresh ideas. My inspiration for the coming months comes from my practice too. I heard yesterday from …

Finding your life purpose: Wild Oat Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences

  “A JACK OF ALL TRADES A MASTER OF NONE” It’s summer. School and college years are over and summer vacations are foremost in our minds.  This is the season for reflecting on our working life: of making next steps or using vacation time to reflect on work options and career. If you are thinking about job searching or a new career direction, check out Wild …

Self-care is essential

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Healing Touch, Lifestyle, Self-care, Stress

Self-care is what we do in order to take care of our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health:  all those things, sometimes big (going on a nice vacation or a retreat), sometimes small (taking some full deep conscious breaths or going for a walk in the park). Self-care helps us to feel more connected, happier and present in our lives. …