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Kathleen Barnes

An unusually versatile writer with 35 years of experience as a journalist in print, broadcast and online media and as an author, editor and publisher with 13 books to my credit as well as a life coach for more than three decades.

I have written about nearly every subject under the sun, from business and personal finance to natural health, sustainable living, advertising and international marketing.

I’ve coached scores of people to make life-changing discoveries about themselves, resulting in personal transformations that an inspiration to me on a daily basis.


Kathleen Barnes’ (LINK: most recent book, Food Is Medicine: 101 Prescriptions from the Garden, is a comprehensive guide to the healing power of food, much of which you can grow in your own garden or buy at your local farmers market. Barnes offers food-based solutions to 101 health problems-ranging from the simplest—cuts and bruises, acne, insect bites or splitting nails—to the complex...

We’ve come a long way from the days when sailors lost teeth, hair and sometimes their lives on long ocean voyages where fresh fruits and vegetables were impossible to obtain. It took centuries for scientists to confirm the problem was nutritional. The accidental discovery that a daily ration of lime juice (from which derived the nickname for British sailors, “Limeys”) would cure the symptoms of scurvy in short order, was of course, the beginning of humankind’s...