KOKORO – 心

There are 3 words in Japanese to describe the heart: Shinzou - the heart as an organ (keeps you alive) Hato - the heart as 'love' (to celebrate Valentine's Day) Kokoro - as the mind, soul or consciousness. All 3 hearts are important for your existence, but let see what gives the nurturing to KOKORO – … Continue reading KOKORO – 心

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

Affirmations for the coffee table

#1 I refuse to give up because I haven't tried all possible ways.  #2 When I really want it - I am unstoppable.  #3 I am in the process of positive change.  Next post - Cravings and Choices

Food, Medicine and Poison

It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has. Hippocrates In Easter Medicine it is believed that most diseases find their roots in disorders of the digestive tracts, so the ability to properly digest what we consume, physically and emotionally, is … Continue reading Food, Medicine and Poison

‘Fear The Fear’ Writing Challenge

MNEMOPHOBIA - fear of memories Written for  'Fear the Fear' Challenge, because I'm lazy to write the story today, haha Next post - Food, Medicine and Poison

Timeless Wisdom – #FoodForThought

British biologist Richard Peto noticed an unusual paradox - if the chance of a single cell in the body becoming cancerous is the same across all animals, then larger, longer-lived species, such as elephants, should develop many more cancers than humans, as their bodies contain many more cells. Yet...elephants hardly ever get cancer, and in … Continue reading Timeless Wisdom – #FoodForThought