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Your Knowledge is Valid

We have been trained that in order for the knowledge that you have to be worth anything you have to go to school, you have to pay thousands of dollars and get a piece of paper saying you accomplished these things. And while for some that may be what they need, or something that motivates them, I feel it adds so much stress to my life.  It wasn't too long ago, about a half an hour to be exact, since the last time I doubted my abilities as an herbalist. See the thing is, I haven't completed formal training as an herbalist. I was enrolled in the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine's Herbal Immersion course, which is fantastic and I...

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