Ketogenic diets can have many benifits, including weight loss, increased energy, improved insulin levels, and can assist in the healing of various autoimmune diseases.Still, It’s a rather drastic change from our standard way of living, and quite difficult to follow. Ketosis involves giving up grains, starchy vegetables, most fruit, sugar, and even excess amounts of … More Is Ketosis sustainable long term?
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
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
Hey, Have you ever gotten into the soul consuming world of dietary advice? I Have! Between Keto and paleo and everything else inbetween, It seems That extremes are in vogue. I kid you not, ‘Carnivore’ is now a thing. I won’t mention any names, but someone I know started doing it. Thank God they still … More Ditching the diets
Do you take care of yourself your health, maybe take cold showers, Avoid sugar and eat wholesome foods. And yet, sometimes it seems your body still won’t cooperate. I personally tried the Keto diet for a while, perhaps even misunderstood it a little. So much obsessing and researching and changing my mind and yet all … More Remembering to nourish the spirit
Okay, maybe not kill us. More like… Give us indigestion? So, Are you into eating healthy and raw/organic food? Great! The more natural the better, right? I wish that were true. I’m reminded of something my father used to say to me: “You know are Naturally grown poisons?” I of course, Dutifully rolled my eyes. … More The sneaky ways plants are trying to kill us…
The popular opinion of late is that raw is the way to go when eating food- after all, That way it retains all of the goodies our bodies need. I guess there is some truth to that. But that also.means that it is harder to digest and puts more strain on the digestive system. Not … More Is Raw really better?
Sometimes we act in ways that seem rather strange considering the circumstances at hand. I myself have been avoiding human contact for months, No, Years now because of things that are no longer relevant. Sure, There have been some pretty shitty things that happened to me over the years. In response I shut the world … More Trauma and learning to embrace Pain.
Due to technical difficulties everyone’s ‘favorite’ sage (an introvert with a blog) Has been unable to connect to that troublesome thing known as the internet. So It has been a rather sobering and humbling experience to be honest. I’ve had time to think about what I’ve been doing and things people have said and made … More We Now resume normal programming!
Do you know the first thing I am tired of? the word. Depression. It’s like a bumpy hole in something. oh, it goes down here. It’s the same kind of ‘soft’ emotionally dead language that has become so prevalent of late. I don’t think I need to give any examples of that. And not only … More Anyone else tired of the word “Depressed”?