Expressing Love On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is said to have originated in Europe and made its way to North America in the 19th century by British settlers. It originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honoring saints. It is said that the popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome inspired the holiday. Saint Valentine was imprisoned for […]

Laugh Away Holiday Drama on National Ugly Sweater Day

Image Copyright Yulia Malinovskaya / When I was in Kona, Hawaii attending the American College of Healthcare Science’s Aromatherapy Boot Camp in November, I noticed something that seemed very unusual in the local retail stores.  There were racks of sweaters on display.  Not only do sweaters in a hot climate seem out of place but […]