Welcoming Chaos?

Do you consider yourself an artist? Whether or not it’s a hobby, past time, or your profession does not change that you get to use your creative power to create your life.  The fact that you are a having a human experience makes you an artist in this regard. Karen Light of Studio Light Illustration, […]

4 Unwanted Habits to Overcome for Having a Healthier Lifestyle

This month we are featuring guest blog writer Derek Goodman and our first website submission. Derek found us and posted his submission directly through our drop Blog menu online. We are thankful and honored to be sought out by writers, like Derek, wanting to contribute to a holistic experience and journey of well-being. Derek brings […]

What are the Benefits of Non-Psychedelic Plant-Medicine?

Plants and their medicine have been used since ancient times and of course, are still in use in our modern times. Our western medicine has capitalized on their healing properties through pharmaceuticals.  But, what if we could learn and reconnect with natural plant medicine, and how they may complement our body’s systems and benefit from […]

Benefits of Herbal Teas

Roman Vaynshtok, part of our PureEsperanza Community, returns as one of our guest blog writers this month. In this article Roman, founder of Peace and Balance Reiki Center brings his years of holistic studies and expertise in natural herbs to the forefront of simple everyday healthy living. Many of us have heard of herbal tea […]

Scrutiny Before The Sword

It is our our great pleasure and with much esteem that we share with you this month our featured guest writer, Isabelle Blum. also having been featured on on our Community page. Isabelle provides us with a unique and distinct look into the wonders of ourself and the way in which we relate with our […]

Our Biofield In Relation To Our Health

“Our energy field is a software, and every chemical reaction in our body is a hardware response.” ~ Roman Vaynshtok ~ This month we are honored to share the knowledge and wisdom of Master Reiki healer, Roman Vaynshtok and you can read his Bio on our Community page. We celebrate the connections with many here […]

This You Know

The end of a year, the beginning of a new one, as we make ready to cross-over a threshold will often bring a mixed range emotions. Coupled by the uncertain times we have been living, since the pandemic began, and a new sort of reality sinking in, this piece warranted being dug up, dusted off, […]

One Farmer’s Reflections

Every now and then you stumble upon some random and perhaps, an appointed meeting that deeply impacts and stays with you long after. This happened with a new friend, Lauren Virnoche of Ecotone Herbs. Her “Farm Update” arrived just as we entered this holiday season. What a gift to discover the connections with the land, […]

Beauty Is Skin Deep

Jumping right into this month with useful health tips and a homemade project that will nourish your well-being. Esperanza Smith, our Founder & Executive Director, holistic healer and educator, writer and speaker shares the why and how of caring for the largest organ of your body. Know what it is?  We all have heard of […]

Oh, Great Pumpkin!

As we tie in the theme of transformation, we know that one of the most critical parts of any transformation happens at the mind level and our brain informing us with its patterns in thoughts, behaviors, emotional reactions, and even chemical & cell repsonse. We resurrected this story that describes a light, simple example of […]

Finding Gratitude in College

As September rolls around so many families and individuals make ready for and settle into another school year. We share this with you as helpful reminders to fully embrace your educational experience of body, mind, soul within an academic journey. After this journey, having rooted these practices will carry over into other aspects of your […]

Finding Home

David W. Berner, (Bio on our Community page), has been inspiring many readers and aspiring writers as well. With several published books, a strong following with his Writer Shed Stories, now going on Volume 3, is how Esperanza Smith, Founder of PureEsperanza and David first connected through Chicago Writer’s Association. David possesses an uncanny ability […]

Harnessing Energy

Republished here from a few years ago and written by our Founder, Esperanza Smith. It’s a testimony to the discoveries we make that anchor our foundation to navigate our destiny. Filled with the Fire Sun-Power in another season that you get to experience now. Safe adventures on your well-being journeying. We all have felt a […]

The Science Behind Nutrition, Health, And Relaxation

As summer arrives, outdoor gatherings, grilling and sweet times settle in, we bring you this just in the nick of time. Once again, this month, share this nutrition based-blog to help you consider your optimal health and vitality. We are pleased to share an informative blog from Ross D is a lifestyle blogger who aspires […]

Take Control: Five Steps to Improving Your Body and Mind

This month we hope you can derive some useful and basic tips that may be helpful for your Well-Being journey. Whatever has come into your awareness and no matter where you are at in understanding and integrating a holistic approach to your well-being, you can get started and/or incorporate simple practices that may work for […]

The Journey Without A Finish Line

 In this season of celebrating and gifting Love, Balaka Ghosal gifts us with her third piece in this series. It is one of those timeless pieces that goes “Beyond Valentine – Infusing Love Into Everydayness” as was shared in our new virtual event series earlier this month: “Weaving Stories Of Your WellBeing”. Balaka is our esteemed […]

Embracing Wildness for a New Year of Holistic Healing

Passion and vision describe Leah Pisaruck well! She is the epitomy of intelligent, fresh perspectives on caring for and preserving our earth.  She clears a path, into the wild of a new future,  filled with hope. Leah holds the voice of courage for the next generation with a deep sense of stewardship, a connection to […]

Without A Finish Line

So, we now draw upon the closing of the year 2020 and all that became realized in relatively a short span of time. We will look back at what seems to be lke a blur. Similarly, we run or have watched runners race and it all passes by rather swiftly. This month, Balaka Ghosal shares [...]

The Belief of Believe

First written in the holiday season of 2018, as one of those inspirations that births out of the ethers with particularly no beginining nor end. Brought to you, Now, in this holiday season of 2021 that we are all sure to remember for years to come and Believing even more! We have come to this […]

Do You Have An Ikigai?

Balaka B. Ghosal connected with our Community (scroll down) back in September 2020. Her unique gifts as a writer, eco-spiritual-healing, educator, creative, empath were intriguing to say the least. Yet, it was her way of telling a story that really got us talking and discovering more about one another. A few months have passed and [...]

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