ציפור לבנהFollow the wisdom with  Elani

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About

22 Things about me:

  1. I was born in Israel in 1966 and I grew up in a kibbutz which is a commune type of life that is very popular in Israel.
  2. The meaning of my name – Elani is the Hebrew feminine form for Tree.
    My last name – Elan is the masculine form for Tree.
    My maiden name is Degani which means grain.
    Growth is my essence…
  3. I am a mother of four kids. Three boys and one girl. They all were born in healthy home births.
  4. One of the best motherly decisions I made was to raise them in homeschooling which allowed me to be with them all the time while they grew up. 9 years of which we traveled the US in a travel trailer. I wrote a book about it, one day it will be translated from Hebrew to English.
  5. I have a degree in Business administration and CPA but I never worked in it.
  6. I am married to Ori for 23 years. It took us 2 days to devote to each other. We were 31 years old when we met.
  7. I draw, sing, write, knit and crochet, sew very easy patterns, I play piano, guitar, and steel drum,
  8. I love cooking and feeding others. I have the Middle Eastern hospitality in my blood. Especially when my kids are hungry….
  9. I healed myself physically and spiritually when I was 30 and reborn through this journey to become who I am today.
  10. I moved to the US in 1997 and after moving back and forth with Israel, I moved here permanently in 2005.
  11. My father died when I was 9 years old. This shaped my attitude to life.
  12. I love nature, I live in nature, I am inspired by nature.
  13. I love taking road trips alone.
  14. My coffee is a weak, traditionally cooked Arabic coffee with cardamom. No sugar.
  15. I am an herbalist, forager, and never take medications. I my family’s doctor.
    My kids grew up never seeing a doctor. Only a dentist.
  16. I go to sleep early and get up very early.
  17. I exercise with a mini trampoline, yoga, the five Tibetan rites, and bicycles.
  18. My mother bequeathed me strength, intuition, and the courage to follow it.
  19. I meditate daily.
  20. My political view is that politics divides, and we need to unite.
  21. I love hot springs.
  22. I am here to serve in whatever way I am needed and can.