Holy Basil (Tulsi) – Stress Relief

Holy Basil (also known as Tulsi) is a member of the mint family and closely related to sweet basil used in cooking. Originally from India, the plant is considered sacred and has many uses in Ayurvedic medicine. As an adaptogen, this herbal remedy is thought to bring the body back to balance. Stress Relief According to WebMD, holy …Read More


Willy Claflin: Laugh with Maynard Moose

“Beware Beware the Bully Goat Grim” There is healing in laughter, especially the belly-rolling, milk-snorting, can’t-breath laughter. Watch the video below. Perhaps you have heard the story of the Billy Goat Grim, but this is a fractured version of the story, The Bully Goat Grim. The talented Willy Claflin performs with his “malaprop” puppet Maynard …Read More


Dear Sugar’s Advice on Life and Love

Dear Sugar, WTF, WTF, WTF? I’m asking this question as it applies to everything every day. Best, WTF This is the letter that launched the “Dear Sugar” advice column on TheRumpus.net as something new and different. In an uncharacteristic style for an advice column, Sugar begins with deep personal sharing and “radical empathy.” She walks …Read More