The Moon: effects on human behaviour

You know what?.. Maybe we’re all a type of werewolf. Errrrr, wait. Don’t stone me yet, I’m getting somewhere. If you’re familiar with popular folklore, you must know about the werewolf myths - how some humans transform into these huge canine beasts once the full moon crests in the night sky. Now, these stories have … Continue reading The Moon: effects on human behaviour

7 facts about Japanese diet

Sometimes, it’s difficult to put a finger on why we love all Japanese... When the question is posed, answers typically range from their polite and mature nature, to their commitment to honor and equality. Others like them for their unique language, or the fact that they supply the world with lots of anime! But few … Continue reading 7 facts about Japanese diet

Kintsugi – philosophy of no-mind

When it comes to researching about ways we can help ourselves overcome the struggles and strife of everyday life, more and more people are coming across the unusual ancient Japanese art form of ‘Kintsugi’. Kintsugi is literally translated as ‘golden joinery’ and dates back to 15th century Japan when Japanese craftsmen were looking for more … Continue reading Kintsugi – philosophy of no-mind

‘The Plant Paradox’, Dr. Steven R. Gundry or Know Your Enemies!

We want to live a happy healthy life. We are trying to find different ways to achieve that perfect health everybody is talking about. Your dietary dilemma is solved! Today…by Becky and Dr Steven R. Gundry. The problem is your gut is under ATTACK, and you, poor fella, don't know about it. I guess you are … Continue reading ‘The Plant Paradox’, Dr. Steven R. Gundry or Know Your Enemies!

Cravings and Choices

'Eat what you want - when you are truly hungry. Stop when you are full. And eat exactly what appeals to you. Do this instead  of any diet, and you are unlikely to ever have a weight problem, let alone an eating disorder.' The National Eating Disorder Association It's a great advice, but with one … Continue reading Cravings and Choices

Saffron Cauliflower Recipe from Becky and Ottolenghi

The recipe of the day - from the book 'Plenty', Ottolenghi  1-2 tsp saffron strands 75 ml boiling water 1 medium cauliflower (divided into medium florets) 1 large red onion (sliced) 100g sultanas (if they are very dry soak them in water for a few minutes, then drain) Good-quality green olives (pitted and cut lengthways … Continue reading Saffron Cauliflower Recipe from Becky and Ottolenghi