“A New Year. New and Abundant Beginnings.” Such words may appear somewhat cliche to express the least. However, I truly believe that 2018 represented a year of tremendous triumphs, fond memories and welcoming new individuals into one’s social network. Similarly, it was a year of numerous trials, arduous moments and self-neglecting behaviours. A turbulent year … Continue reading New Year. New + Abundant Beginnings.
Christmas is a beautifully special time of year, as for many it consists of spending quality time with family, friends (loved ones), remembrance of adored souls, laughter, love, gifts, delicious food, social gatherings and interactions, decorations, lights, effervescence, religious practices and fond memories shared and deliciously savoured. Identically, Christmas educes numerous ideas, feelings, dreams, ambitions, … Continue reading Christmas Cheer!
Peering eyes seep deeply, Penetrating my soul. Glancing over every crevice of my physical being. Observing my stance, Startled by my bony prominences, My waif like appearance. The persistent eyes glare relentlessly, Unable to detract from my withering frame. Alienation of self ensues. Navigating my inferior gaze downwards, Feeling a disappointment and embarrassment of who … Continue reading Peering Eyes of Loathsome Discomfort.
Individual radiance and internal lights. We each possess a beautifully unique soul, which allows our lights to exude from our physical beings. This light is imperative for how we attract others into our lives, how we function, reside and revel in the triumphs of life, whether we are aware of our sparkle or entirely oblivious. … Continue reading Shine your light!
I feel your heavy, descending and toxic breath, Your tightening and relentless touch. You suffocate me with your burdening sneer and vicious sensations. You encapsulate me as if I am a medicinal powder to be haphazardly moulded into a minute capsule, As if you have complete ownership over my absent, consented volition. You tease me … Continue reading Internal Covering
Mandatory, scheduled and fleeting Doctors appointments. One either has no aversion to, loathes or maintains a neutral perspective on the social gathering of sorts. Fortunately, I have consistently been blessed with wonderfully understanding, patient, realistic, pragmatic and compassionate Doctors, all with the exception of one disheartening encounter (there is always an exception to every rule, … Continue reading Embrace Support
Smoothies are my absolute favourite when desiring something satisfying, creamy, thick in texture, nutritious and quenching. Smoothies are a fantastic way of ensuring one incorporates all different types of food groups into one’s daily diet to meet the specified dietary requirements. I adore all types of smoothies! However, plant based are conducive to my digestive … Continue reading Creamy Banana Smoothie
Who doesn’t adore easily established, nutritionally balanced and delicious salads? I possess a fond passion for salads, especially throughout the Summer season, where one feels like something delicious and healthy! This jackfruit salad is easy and efficient to assemble, taking a total of twenty five to thirty minutes out of your day or evening. Time … Continue reading Festively Fresh Pulled Jackfruit + Quinoa Goodness
Options, options, options. Life these days appears to be consistent of incessant options and decisions which will ultimately determine my destiny. Oh how maturity and governing a life of mental illness ensues. Recently, three options were generously provided to me: 1. What do you want to alter / accomplish in order to regain optimal health? … Continue reading Change
“Every month, I liberally express my profound gratitude for my body functioning optimally. For the processes my body embarks on. Being blessed with a healthy lifestyle and the gift of life.” ~ Menstrual Cycle. *NOTE: I encourage both males and females of all ages to peruse this blog, despite the intimate subject of the menstrual … Continue reading Joys of Womanhood
Books have, since I was young, stimulated my mind to understand concepts beyond what the words on paper state; allowing me to acquire abstract thinking and be educated on numerous subjects. In this sense, books to me are a gift; a true, literal blessing! Recently, through recovery, having sufficient time to accomplish tasks, I have … Continue reading Reading to ignite the soul!
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~ Socrates. Fear. Anxiety. Avoidance. These three words have been at the forefront of my mind constantly the previous three months. It is a vicious cycle that I discover myself in and have an … Continue reading Fear. Anxiety. Avoidance.
This salad will make anyone feel content! Not only is it presented colourfully, it provides a quick, healthy and nutritionally sense lunch or dinner; ensuring all of one’s daily nutritional requirements are met. This salad packs a punch of minerals and vitamins which keeps one functioning optimally! Soba Noodles - a delicious noodle and alternative. … Continue reading 🥗🍅 Zesty Soba Noodle Salad 🥑🥕
Bliss balls are simply my go-to snack whenever I require additional nutrients. Bliss balls are versatile and easy to make, easily creating any bliss ball one desires. These Super Strawberry Sweet Treats will keep you feeling refreshed and invigorated on any Spring or Summers day! A great snack or delightfully crumbled over a fruit salad … Continue reading 🍓🍓 Super Strawberry Sweet Treats 🍓🍓
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them”. ~ John F. Kennedy. What does gratitude mean to you? What are you most grateful for? Have you ever contemplated gratuity on a daily basis? Do you practice being grateful? For many … Continue reading ❤️ Grateful Heart
Bubbling anger seethes within, Deeply penetrating my soul, Igniting each fibre of my being, As the sensations rapidly transcend every crevice, Raging to the depths of my mind, Manifesting into an open cavity of mindful debris, The voices profusely shout their aspirations, vociferous beyond content, A brutal cacophonous symphony, Invading my mind and demanding complete … Continue reading Numb.
Intricacies The mind is a powerful entity, By no means a simple thing. Neural pathways connectively wind to explore the intricate depths of one’s existence. Which should be nurtured, almost like a mother’s offspring, Caring, warm and persistent. It has a propensity to wander aimlessly about, Like a carefree child, without any doubts. At times … Continue reading Happy Mental Health Awareness Week!!
"The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau. Conversationalists or not, when one is either being introduced to someone unfamiliar, meeting with a long-time-no-see friend, converses with a family member or is even randomly stopped in one’s tracks in the supermarket to ask where the tomato sauce … Continue reading Perceptions, expectations or reality?
Food is not thy enemy but thy humble friend. Food is not apparent to harm one but to nourish. Yet my mind greatly deceives me. Why must this be? The less complicated answer: Anorexia Nervosa. Before you pry your eyes any further. If you are or know of anyone experiencing the effects and difficulties of … Continue reading Diminishing Fear…of food and life.
Numbers. Our lives revolve around the importance of numbers whether we are conscious of this or not. Our weight, measurements, time, calories consumed or burned, daily nutrition requirements, financial matters, spending money, driving to the speed limit, alarm clocks etc. Without the concept of numbers in our lives, how functional would we be? Are numbers … Continue reading Calorie Fixation