GUEST POST: Simple and non-toxic cleaning recipes

GUEST POST: Simple and non-toxic cleaning recipes

Cleaning is essential to protect our home and work. We usually relate cleanness to being healthy as most cleaning products take away dirt and grime. Did you know that instead, they leave behind chemical residues that harm us and the environment? We are all at risk....
Plants in the present tense

Plants in the present tense

After seeing my bulbs sprout so early in the season, I can’t help but be reminded how soothing and healthy it is to be surrounded by plants. For years, gardening has provided respite for me. A natural antidote to the urban lifestyle I have grown accustomed to in...
Tao te what? Part two

Tao te what? Part two

See below for more Lao Tzu quotes. I got a little carried away with my project and you can see all of them on my Facebook Page- Zettl Health. It’s fun to do!  View Tao te what? Part one...
Tao te what?

Tao te what?

I discovered the Tao te Ching ten years ago and it has been a useful tool of reflection for me. I thought it might be fun to take some passages and put them to pictures I’ve taken outside in Vancouver and on safari in South Africa. My Jonathan Star translation...
Three Great Alan W. Watts Quotes

Three Great Alan W. Watts Quotes

I discovered Alan W. Watts a couple years ago purely by chance.  He helped me access contentment in my daily life through his translation of Eastern philosophies, in particular Zen Buddhism. Here are some of my favourite Alan W. Watts quotes with pictures from my 2013...
The Wisdom of Benjamin Hoff

The Wisdom of Benjamin Hoff

A friend gave me The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff when I turned 20. It came at the right time in my life and completely changed how I look at the world. It also led to the Tao te Ching by Lao Tzu (written around 6th century BC). Out of all the books I have ever read,...
The consultation: part one

The consultation: part one

Hi my name is Christy Zettl and I am classical homeopath with private practices in Vancouver and Kelowna. This week I wanted to talk about what to expect in a consultation. First, it is important to know that my main goal in practicing homeopathy is being able to...
Letting go

Letting go

  ‘The measuring of worth and success in terms of time, and the insistent demand for assurances of a promising future, make it impossible to live freely both in the present and in the promising future when it arrives. For there is never anything but the present. And...
Time to update Homeopathy at Wikipedia

Time to update Homeopathy at Wikipedia

For too long the description of homeopathy in Wikipedia has been biased, out of date, and does not give the general public a good idea of what it is all about.  This is unfortunate as this is often the first resource people will use when looking up a subject and I...
Beyond the placebo effect part 2

Beyond the placebo effect part 2

Meet a dairy farmer from England who describes how homoeopathy worked for 15 years on his farm with multiple herd staff, overseen by conventionally trained veterinarians. They were treating huge animals (cows) that would not be subject to the placebo effect. Video is...

Videos explaining homeopathy

The Homeopathy worked for me campaign in the UK has a great video channel on YouTube. They have a growing range of videos that discuss homeopathy from various points of view which are available to share and support homeopaths/fans of homeopaths wanting to explain more...
Part One: Musings on time

Part One: Musings on time

(originally composed November 2012) What is it that speeds up life? I’m currently sitting in a train on my way to San Francisco and with all this time (without Internet) I suddenly can’t think of all the tasks that constantly crowd around me to be done....
To a Mouse

To a Mouse

‘But little Mouse, you are not alone, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes of mice and men Go often awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain, For promised joy!’ Burns had it with this stanza. This week was my week to finish my...

Online resources

Scroll below to see a list of online resources. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact me Online resources/homeopathic education: Online Materia Medica Sources from Boericke, Phatak, Clarke, and Allen’s Materia Medica) Online Materia Medica II...

Reading list

The following books are a good start into the world of homeopathy. Core teaching books of any homeopathic training course. Works by the ‘Greats’ of Homeopathy Hahnemann, S (1831) The Organon of Medicine (6th Ed). Trans by W Boericke (1921). The first...

Reflect, rebalance, renew for 2013

Over the next couple days, it is worth reflecting on how your health has been in the last year and set goals and your definition of the health for the coming year. Questions to reflect on: Were there months that your energy levels, diet, or sleep were out of wack? Did...

Gout

‘My father has gout and has been treated medically for many years.  I began having gout attacks in my early forties and they continued until Christy began treating me in 2008.  I have not had one gout attack since her treatment, and I could not be more pleased....

Cold Sores

“During the consultation with Christy I had mentioned that I was felling the onset of a cold sore. I didn’t know that was something she could help me with but she provided me with a remedy and within a day I noticed an improvement! Having experienced cold...

Anxiety & Physical Symptoms

“Until about a year ago I had no experience with Homeopathy. I guess I was a little skeptical about it and whenever I experienced aches or pains I would resort to traditional medicine. I came to see Christy during a time when I was dealing with anxiety and...

Homeopathy and pregnancy testimonial

I had never tried homeopathy before meeting Christy Zettl and was pretty skeptical that little coated sugar pills could make a significant health difference. I first gave it a try when I had a skin problem that was on my face and was amazed at the visible results...

Menopausal symptoms

“For the last year and a half, I have been suffering with perimenopausal hot flashes and I just couldn’t find relief with any of the treatments I purchased at my health food store. I’m so grateful that I was introduced to Christy. With her...