Why Bring Dreams and Chinese Medicine Together by Leilani Navar at healgrowthriveflow.com

I’ve had to admit that only certain people lean in and ask for more when I say, “I had such an interesting dream last night…” Others give a vague, “Hm,” or steer the conversation to another subject. And that’s fine. I love talking about dreams – with people who love talking about dreams. When a…

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What's Your Insomnia Type Lifestyle Herbal Tea Acupressure by Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

“I’m so tired… but I can’t sleep!!” I hear you. Let’s start figuring out WHY. What type of “can’t-sleep” is it? Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both? Restless? Night sweats? Waking up too early? I love sleeping. And I love helping other people get good sleep, because it helps everything! Lack of sleep –…

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Thank You Fridays for Future Youth for Calling Me Out and Giving Me Hope Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

You’ve called me out, Greta Thunberg. My son. All you young people gazing beyond my lifetime, declaring, “This is not acceptable.” You are brave. You are determined. You have high expectations for humanity. And you’re right. In the last 10 years, I lost hope that humanity would wake up before it was too late. I…

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What's for breakfast? by Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

I like to start the day with warm lemon water, or hot ginger tea. But THEN what? Decisions, decisions. And conflicting opinions, conflicting opinions… One reason you see a wide variety of recommendations about how to eat is that there are lots of ways to eat that work. One reason you see such different recommendations…

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Breast Tenderness after Hysterectomy Q&A by Leilani Navar at healgrowthriveflow.com

Question: I’ve had a hysterectomy, but I still have my ovaries. Sometimes I get breast pain, and I wonder if it has to do with my cycle. Is there any way to tell where I am in my cycle, with no period? Answer: If you have your ovaries, you are probably still having an ovarian…

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Skills for Resilience by Leilani Navar

So, there are some reasons to be alarmed right now, and reasons to be taking action. I feel there are the same reasons to be cultivating adaptability and resilience for ourselves, our loved ones, our communities. I’ve been reflecting on the skills/mindsets that I hope will serve me, my family and our community no matter…

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