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Farida Sharan
Interests: An mystic author, educator, naturopath, adventurer, designer, founder of the School of Natural Medicine International, Wisdome Press & Herbs of Grace and cutting edge viewer of irises all over the world for 35 years - now spiraling through evolutionary cycles, opening to spirituality and service to family, my enjoyment is life is expanding my human potential, friends and students through my healing and educational life work and path - being a living example of what i share - an authentic true human being of love and compassion - gratitude to the divine universe for gifting me with this life
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Being in class with our herbal teacher, Heidi Jarvis, a graduate of the School of Natural Medicine I am enrolled in, has reinforced how much I would love to have a space of healing, plants, herbs, products and peace, one day! Continue reading
Posted 33 minutes ago at Independently Healthy
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"Experiencing herbs first hand is essential and fun! I slept better than I have in years thanks to the Lobelia foot bath. I also gained a greater awareness of my body, the signals it gives me, and how to better interpret them so I can take conscious action to correct any imbalances. Continue reading
Posted 47 minutes ago at Independently Healthy
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"My biggest moment during the Herbal Medicine I class was when I experienced seeing colors – swirls of maroon, turquoise, purple and black – when I was sitting with plants with my eyes closed at the School of Natural Medicine herbal teaching pharmacy/dispensary and gardens with our wonderful teacher, Heidi Jarvis, and the other students in the class. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Independently Healthy
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Great news from our dynamic School of Natural Medicine Naturopathy, Master Iridologist & Master Herbalist graduate in Golden Bay, New Zealand. Her dynamic career continues to unfold in the most creative and positive light! Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Independently Healthy
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I wrote to Ellen Tart Jensen after the February Conference to thank her for giving me a copy of her book (I had also given her a copy of my new book) and she responded with this lovely email. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Independently Healthy
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So honored to teach alongside and assist Farida Sharan at the School of Natural Medicine on the third and last day of Healing Diets Level II. The class was phenomenal. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Independently Healthy
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As this was my Healing Diets Level III, I got to demo a raw chia seed and cacao pudding dessert. After grinding the chia seeds to powder, I added dates to sweeten, coconut creamer and vanilla and mixed it all up in the Vita Mix Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Independently Healthy
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"Wow! Eating fully alive plant foods awakens the life of my soul. What a blessing to share time with beautiful women in the kitchen. What amazing foods we have experienced and shared together. The red of the beets grounded not only my root chakra but awakened my heart energy. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Independently Healthy
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I am grateful beyond measure to have found the truths most will never know. I am pleased I now desire to be the best inhabitant of this earth possible, and that respect, compassion and kindness – 'doing right!" is the desire of my heart. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Independently Healthy
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What a wonderful surprise to learn that a SNM graduate from the early 1987 United Kingdom School of Natural Medicine days is living near a friend I am visiting while on holiday in Spain. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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I enjoyed a fantastic afternoon with Nichola, School of Natural Medicine Naturopathy student, and a luminary in the spa world in Bangkok, Hong Kong, the Middle East where she created a spa from the sand up (see previous post, and now the manager and creator of the Naturopathy Spa at the Espa in the Corintha Hotel, London, England. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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On a recent visit to London, England, I stopped in to visit Riccardo who flourishes as a radiant living example of health and healing as the hospitable and creative owner of Riccardo's 'Taste of Tuscany' in Chelsea, London, England. While the restaurant was once owned by his father, it is Riccardo's amazing approach that make this restaurant so popular since he took it over in the early 1980's. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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THE IIPA (International Iridology Practitioners Association) Conference in Florida provided a welcome opportunity to meet with old friends, colleagues, SNM graduates and students and inspiring new connections. Absolutely wonderful to meet and share with Betty Sue O'Brian SNM Naturopathy graduate,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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Our new PUREHEALTH SCHOOL OF NATURAL MEDICINE website is up!!! http://www.purehealth.com Check it out! Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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"When receiving the Vagus treatment with the Young Living Essential Oils in the School of Natural Medicine Essential Oils II class, there was a moment when I felt a deep surge of my physical heart contracting in a very powerful... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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What a beautiful unfolding of entering the heart! Learning about the physical heart and the fantastical spiraling movement of blood within the body – the spiraling of receptivity of love and health, balancing of fluid pressures, reacting to organ resistance, emotions and environment. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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Reflexology III was an advanced class where I stepped through profound shifts in my being. After preparing with case studies in my own practice, I dived deeper into the work and observed how far I had come since my first class. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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Reflexology provided the opportunity for me in a moment of truest surrender, to release the deepest pain of my life. At the final awakening, it was a point of consciousness that had endured the deepest pain. There are no words to express the gratitude I feel. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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"I feel honored to have dropped in Sunday as a teaching assistant for the Essential Oils Raindrop Therapy class. I love the journey I am on and feel blessed to be sharing with such amazing and creative people. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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"After a year of classes, and even with this being a level III class, I felt like a brand new student, fragile and vulnerable, and to be honest, I think this is a good place for me to be. Farida acknowledges the transformation in my fire energy (grumpiness and irritability) and I am able to receive that and be really grateful. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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"Love, love, love the Raindrop class! The best word to describe the class would be to 'submerge' as Farida teaches in such a beautiful way that my entire being integrates the learning. I am excited to 'submerge' into the sacredness of the Young Living essential oils, the techniques we have learned and the 'understanding from my energy body. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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"The reality that medicinal grade Young Living essential oils change DNA is paramount to my confidence in working with the oils. The strength and potency of the oils is humbling." Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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Advanced students are invited to assist during partner classes. This is an opportunity to review, hone skills, receive a treatment and inspire new students with their self healing progress and advanced skills. It is also a step on their journey to becoming a teacher! Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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In Flower Essence class, I learned how to communicate with clients about their basic essence. As this was the level three advanced class, I was focusing on how to be a good mentor as I want to learn how to communicate about emotions. It’s useful to read irises or ask about bowels but behind body function is emotion. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Independently Healthy
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When flower essence conversations and questionings unveil and open the multi-layered history of a person, great self-realizations occur during the clearing - a journey of discovery, facing oneself, and knowing oneself. Jessica, an aesthetician and Naturopathy student in Lakewood, Colorado, shares: Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Independently Healthy