Dying to be me

Dying to be me by Anita Moorjani As you know by now I am big Hay House fan, and a fan of Dr Wayne Dyer. I have read many of his books and those of other authors from Hay House, including Cheryl Richardson, Debbie Ford and of course Louise Hay. So when I heard Wayne Dyer describing this book, Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani as a life changing book, then it got my attention. In fact, Wayne Dyer has described this book as one of the most important, fundamentally significant books of our time. So I had to read it. After all of that expectation, as if often the way when something has a lot of … [Read more...]

Cooking for others

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about cooking for others and the meaning behind the action. I don’t mean carving roast beef and passing around popovers for dinner guests (although that also has its qualities), but hot, nourishing meals that are made with care and delivered to someone in need. There’s a lot to be said for the benefits of good, home cooked food when you are emotionally and physically low on reserves. A friend of mine has recently been told that her husband’s cancer has spread and he doesn’t have a lot of time left.  I’m sure the last thing she wants to be doing … [Read more...]

Healthy Food

Michael Pollan Quote

In honour of The Big Swell's Healthy Food Month... So what is healthy food?  It is, unfortunately, a good question these days.  I say unfortunately because I find it a very sad state of affairs that we have been bombarded with so much misinformation from media, the food industry and even governments (who let’s face it, may have ulterior interests) that most people are completely misguided and befuddled in their honourable intentions to eat well and feed their families well. Regularly in clinical practice I have people come in, certain that they are eating healthy and seemingly doing … [Read more...]