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.



The Door is Shut: Managing a Metal in Grief

Dear Vicki: My mother died earlier this year and made my older brother Paul the executor of her will and estate. I understand this, as coming from a family of lots of Water, Fire, and Earth, he stands out as being responsible and ordered. I’m sure Paul is a Metal and he has taken this […]

Orlando: The Light and Dark Sides of the Elements

Dear Readers: When the unthinkable occurs, when humans turn violent against each other as unfolded earlier this week in Orlando, we immediately ask ourselves, “How could this happen? How is this possible?” We will probably never know all of the reasons the shooter did what he did. And in truth, explanations pale when held against […]

Summer Solstice (and the Full Moon)

  The summer solstice is a special time on our planet. At a physical level, for the northern hemisphere it’s when the axial tilt of Earth is closest to the sun. This creates maximum sunlight, making the summer solstice the … Continue reading →

Instinct, Intuition, and Intellect

            “Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests.” – Oprah Winfrey I’ve always found it fascinating to ponder the difference between instinct, intuition, and intellect. For me, intellect is about thinking and brain function. … Continue reading →

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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