Immune Boosting Porridge

This healthy fusion of Chinese herbs and good old fashioned porridge has been adapted from a wonderful cook book called Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen. It is a wonderful way to introduce warmer breakfasts into your diet as the autumn weather cools down. Autumn is also the ideal time to start boosting your immunity before the [...]

By |2019-05-01T12:55:29+10:00May 8th, 2017|Healing Power of Food|2 Comments

Your health in the Year of the Monkey

Feb 8, 2016 is the start of the Chinese Year of the Yang Red Fire Monkey. The Monkey is a strong Metal energy so this year will feel autumnal. There will be a sense of turning inwards and letting go and, according to Chinese medicine, metal governs organization, communication, setting limits, and protecting boundaries. Yang [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+10:00January 27th, 2016|Astrology|0 Comments

How to Alkalize for Great Health – Part II

Part I of this topic was written many years ago and recently reposted because of the interest in this topic by Marie Claire Australia. I thought I would take the opportunity of Festive season indulgences to expand upon the idea of how you could start 2016 feeling fantastic.   The bottom line is that it  is important [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:52+10:00December 22nd, 2015|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

The secret behind the 4am wake up

This year the Autumn Equinox falls on March 21st.   This is the date on which there are an equal number of hours of daylight and darkness. After this the nights will start to get longer until we reach the longest night on the Winter solstice. As the nights become longer issues with sleep can [...]