VICKI MATTHEWS, ND : Naturopathic Physician

Vicki Matthews is a Naturopathic Physician and author who lives in the Chicago area. Vicki is a passionate advocate of integrated health in both her teaching and her private practice.



Sudden Onslaught of Wood: What Happened?

Dear Vicki: My daughter Lena is 16 years old and usually a very sweet tempered girl. She loves cooking, animals, and wants to be a nurse, so I’ve assumed she’s an Earth. But something happened over the holidays that made me wonder if she’s more Wood than I thought. My mother was with us for … Continue reading Sudden Onslaught of Wood: What Happened?

Diversity, Fear, and Commonality

Diversity usually isn’t a popular concept in a patriarchy. In general, patriarchies value individual success over action taken for a collective good. Sadly, this can make people in a patriarchy somewhat self-focused. I think it was Ben-Hur who said, “You’re either … Continue reading →

Feeling Hopeless?

If hopelessness has come to visit lately, drink lots of ginseng tea. This works because ginseng tea is known to balance the Water element in the body. Low Water energy can make everything seem hopeless. The post Feeling Hopeless? appeared first on Vicki Matthews.

The Goddess Letters

The dreams hold Selena prisoner. Without warning they carry her to bloody battles, a chat with Socrates, or to the gardens of an ancient goddess who reveals the truth of woman’s betrayal.

The Goddess Letters is a tale of love and cultural crisis that celebrates heroes and unlikely visionaries. A testament to passion of all kinds, it honors those who have the courage to fight for the old, be it love, beliefs, or entire civilizations.

The Goddess Letters

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