I’ve often heard the complaint that dairy subsitutes are imitations, a mockery of the real thing. So I looked up the history of it. I was rather suprised by what I found. I kid you not, Almond milk was a staple of medieval cooking. We can thank the church for setting some pretty hefty dietary … More The suprising history of dairy subsitutes
A Few years ago, I can recall hearing the term mentioned in passing. An alternate method of healing, using energy! I had to find out more. So I looked online for masters in the area, and contacted one. And pretty soon, I was on their table, having the most incredible experience! I could physically feel … More Is Reiki what it claims to be?
Have you got your blenders ready? Time to make a green smoothie! Or is it? Some people suggest drinking nothing but Fruit juice or green smoothies in order to detoxify the body. I was pretty sick not too long ago, and I recall many of the suggestions people had involved juicing or making smoothies, to … More Are Smoothies Any good?
It is time to let go of childish things. Shed the weight that shackles me Abandon silk and finery I’m going on a journey To Purify this sullied vessel And none can follow me what awaits me elsewhere That I cannot say I wish to reignite the spark So our beacon burns bright! For the … More Shedding.
There are times when we have a tendency to idealise the past, and assume that any kind of ancient wisdom is right and superior. But just like bloodletting, sometimes our ancestors didn’t have it all figured out. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a wonderful system and there are many benefits to applying parts of it. … More The limitations of Ayurveda
Nobody likes tap water.It tastes terrible and often contains chlorine, fluoride, among other thing depending on where you live. It’s no wonder most of us hate drinking it! When learned about this and water fluoridation, I started buying reverse osmosis water, despite it being inconvenient. After all, toxic chemicals shouldn’t be in our drinking water. … More Is Pure water safe to drink?
For a while now, I’ve wondered if there might be a better life for me elsewhere. Maybe the city has more to offer? Or maybe I could travel for a while, and see if anywhere seems nice. After all, I’ve been living in the same place for a very long time. For the last year … More The Search for greener grass