If you are like most people eating healthy and well is high on your new year’s resolution list. Is it? Well, I hate to break the news, but if you want to feed yourself well, home cooked food is essential for a peaceful and harmonious mind….and a vibrant body of course. Are you cringing? Does cooking at home sound like a whole lot of work? Hold your horses and read on….
Episode #44: Four satisfying winter holiday recovery recipes … for more lightness and loose fitting pants
This is a practical episode about food to help you stay on the bandwagon of healthy eating during the winter holidays. Let’s avoid tight fitting pants and a sluggish, heavy digestion. Let’s create lightness and body joy instead.
Holidays and celebrations feed our soul. They are a way for us to honor the abundance of earth and connect with friends and family.
On the downside, the holidays present us with tons of temptations. Think cookies, home baked sweets, elaborate feasts. Can you already feel your pants getting tighter just thinking about it?
It is not my intention to get political on you. But I do care about your health and it is hard to ignore the effect the current political climate has on the health of so many people. The world is upside down, and more unsafe and uncertain than ever. A message that naturally would put anyone into a state of anxiety, worry and fear.
Some people are literally getting sick, emotionally and physically. Some get derailed from moving their own lives …
From an Ayurvedic perspective, the kitchen and what happens in it, is a major indicator of the level of nourishment our bodies, minds and consciousness receive.
Some of us love to be in the kitchen. Others get virtually nauseated just thinking about having to cook yet another meal.
Knowing your kitchen archetype gives you permission to be who you are and let’s you choose who you want to become …
Grief is one of those emotions that I found a bit hard to identify and grasp. In fact, when I went through a divorce a decade ago, I was not able to identify my suffering as grief at first. All I felt was this potpourri of swiftly shifting emotions: intensity, anger, resentment, hurt, frustration, sadness, pain, shock, numbness, disbelief. All those coupled with hope, faith and trust. It all felt so complex, dark, sad and sorrowful.
Grief made more sense to me once I learned about the 5 stages of grief …