The Barefoot Aya

Resilience in Natural Healthcare

Contact and FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What does “Aya” mean? How do you pronounce it? The aya is an African symbol for a fern known to represent resilience. It’s like AH-Yuh
  • How long has this blog existed? Since 2012. It was formerly called Musings of a Modern Hippie until it was rebranded in 2016 and then re-rebranded in 2023.
  • Where do you get your information? I thoroughly research everything on my blog unless otherwise noted. I tend to stick to primary sources, like properly conducted studies. I try to link every source I use and if I don’t, that’s because the source is my own experience or you can plug it into google easily.


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*Note: I get most of my photos from google searches and I do not mean to infringe upon any copyrights. If I used your photo and you would like me to take it down, please let me know and I will remove it.

**Another note: I link similar posts to mine for the benefit of my followers interesting in the topic and to direct traffic to the bloggers in question. If you are a blogger and you would like to be removed, please let me know and I will happily remove the link. If you are a blogger and would like to be added, also let me know.

***Yet another note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

6 thoughts on “Contact and FAQ

  1. Hi, Michelle.
    I hope that you saw my recent tweet, and didn’t mind my tweeting you.
    In case you have any ideas, opinions, or suggestions about the game that we designed, please do let us know your thoughts whenever you have some free time. A reply from you would certainly be very welcome.
    Thank you, very much, and a wonderful Labor Day to you!
    Kindest regards;
    Jerry (I’m one of the co-creators).

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