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Letter from the Publisher

Candi Broeffle

Candi Broeffle

May is marked as a time of change, renewal and growth. We see it in Mother Earth and we see it in ourselves. In this spirit, I ask you to join with me in thanking my business partner, Jody Janati, for her work in transitioning us into the “new norm” of publishing a magazine, and wishing her huge success as she moves out of her role as co-publisher to focus her efforts on her consulting and speaking career. I especially want to thank her for her vision and enthusiasm in leading us into this great adventure—I couldn’t have done it without her.

May is also the month to dream over seed catalogs, plan for the outdoor activities we’ll enjoy, and think about the projects that need to be completed by summer’s end. For many of us it also leads into the season for graduation parties, weddings and family reunions. It is for all these reasons that May is the perfect time to focus more deeply on our health and wellbeing. There are many articles within these pages from which to learn and grow:

  • Healing the Hard Stuff – Linda Sechrist introduces us to the importance of the mind, body and spirit connection and tapping into our own intuition.
  • A Revolution to Cleanse Toxins – Joyce Sobotta helps us understand the importance of cleansing toxins from our lymphatic system and provides practical tips to do so.
  • Esogetics and Colorpuncture: Effective Forms of Naturopathy – SchaOn Blodgett introduces us to light therapy and shares research on its effectiveness.
  • Coaching Tips to Improve Your Self Care – Michele Rae shares a tool to help you determine the areas in your life you may want to improve and provides strategies to enable you to do so.

As the plants begin to peek through the ground and the sun warms our extended days, I encourage you to open your windows and allow the fresh air to cleanse your home and renew your spirit. Enjoy all this season has to offer.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the people who play this role in the lives of others—your care and love are greatly appreciated!

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