Is life so short that we are required to rush through our days limiting ourselves to necessary tasks and chores? Living life as though it were meant to be busily done, or attended to, is not living. Life is by its very definition a stream, a flow of consciousness, a meanderer in time. Think about… Continue reading The Meandering Flow of Consciousness
As unexpected as this year turned out to be, I think it’s important to be mindful of any uplifting or positive moments – things we can be grateful for. It would be sad to let this year pass by letting it think it had been a total flop. I have an end of the year… Continue reading Giving a Farewell Hug to 2020
Recently I found myself standing at the refrigerator thinking I was hungry even though I had eaten only an hour or so earlier. How could I be hungry? Sometimes what we call being ‘hungry’ is really feeling ‘not full’ and there’s a difference I’d like to explore with you. If, when you sit down to… Continue reading Making Room for Life
When you eat, do you bring all of yourself to your meal? Or, do you think eating takes up time that is already in short supply so you eat at your computer or in your car while en route to somewhere? Perhaps you forget to eat entirely and only stop momentarily to grab a little… Continue reading Bringing Yourself to the Table
Is there anyone alive who can say this hasn’t been a challenging year? I don’t think so. Every day it seems like something comes along that we didn’t expect, didn’t invite, or aren’t inclined to welcome into our life. But, here it is anyway. What can we do? Breathe. It might sound like a cliche… Continue reading Can You Relax in This Moment?
How many times have you carefully prepared a meal – washed and chopped vegetables, sauteed or steamed them, and served them to your family all while being angry or stewing over a situation? Have you then noticed that while your family was eating they became a little testy, perhaps an argument arose out of nowhere?… Continue reading Love is an Ingredient
I ask because I think we sometimes forget that we actually have a relationship with food. You have a relationship with your partner, family members and colleagues, right? The same is true with food. We have a relationship with food that lasts our entire lifetime. As with all relationships our relationship with food can be… Continue reading How is Your Relationship With Food Going?
There are two things we take with us wherever we go – our ego and the present moment. Having an awareness of when the ego is present is practically a full time job. It’s an important one though because the ego is continually pulling us out of the present moment. When we get the gist… Continue reading Ego and the Present Moment
In last month’s post, little did we know how much our lives would be changed in a few short weeks. Little did we know the impact these times would have on us. One thing we do know: everything is changing – we’re all changing. We may have noticed, as we’ve had to slow down, how… Continue reading Times, They Are Changing
Being in the house as much as we are right now can be very daunting for many of us. Our routines are out of whack and you may find that you’re eating more than normal. If this is the case for you, here’s a tip you might find helpful. When you find yourself standing in… Continue reading Awareness Around Food