And so, another year begins. Another 365 days of life. There will be moments of happiness, sadness, frustration, anxiety, boredom, nothingness, excitement, jealously and all the other feelings we feel from day-to-day. Whilst navigating these day-to-day feelings, many of us are trying to achieve greater ‘satisfaction’, ‘happiness’ and ‘success’ in a world that is rather topsy-turvy.
At the start of the New Year, many people dedicate some time to think about what they hope the following year will bring.
Continue reading “Small changes for a New Year …”
It has been a while since my last blog entry. Other things have taken priority over the last so long. Namely, painting the exterior of our house (fun-fun!), acupuncture patients to treat, weekends away with friends … and so on. Continue reading “Pumpkin-Halloumi Fritters & Salad Wraps”
Being ‘healthy’ is so much more than how much we weigh and how we look. Chinese Medicine promotes nourishing our bodies through; eating well; moving our bodies; and taking good care of our emotional health. But given over 60% of Australian adults and 25% of children are considered to be overweight/obese this blog is focusing on the physical side of things … namely … Continue reading “The Importance of Physical Activity in Achieving Good Health …”
This is a nice and simple week-night meal that is quick to make and tasty to eat! Continue reading “Roast Tomato, Zucchini and Garlic Pasta”
We really enjoy these fritters for dinner served with salad and sweet chilli sauce. They are also yummy as leftovers in lunchboxes. Continue reading “Zucchini, Halloumi, Lime and Mint Fritters”
Is anyone out there confused about what foods we should and should not be eating?! There are so many theories, diets and approaches out there. Who do we listen to? What do we believe? Despite all of the different diets and approaches our societal health is in decline. In Australia, nutrition is the greatest burden of disease. Continue reading “Eating for long-term health”
We have an abundance of kale and spinach in our vegie patch at the moment and I am sneaking it into every meal possible! Continue reading “A new lunch box staple – Spinach, Ricotta & Sunflower Seed Savoury Rolls”