"Remember: the one who sows meagerly will reap meagerly, and there shall be generous harvests for the one who sows generously. Each of you should give as you decided personally and not reluctantly, as if obliged. God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to full you with very good thing so that you … Continue reading The Value of Hard Work
Count your rainbows and not your storms.
Winter in Auckland can be wet, cold and miserable.
I often feel lonely, homesick, depressed and unmotivated.
However almost daily, God sends rainbows.
Almost as a reminder to me that there is always something beautiful in all the difficulties and trials you experience.
That maybe these cold, dark times produce miracles.
Certainly few things can be as beautiful or colourful as a rainbow.
So never give up, no matter how bad the situation.
Even if it seems hopeless.
Remember, storms don’t last forever.
And there is always a rainbow after the rain.
Its my second year in New Zealand and I am currently also experiencing my second winter! ❄ It seems like coming from a tropical country, my body is not apt at dealing with changing seasons, especially when it starts to get cold. Last year when the weather turned, I started experiencing swollen and itchy fingers … Continue reading Naturopathy and Seasonal Allergies: Year 2!
Did you know that the most consistent factor among the blue zone centenarians are the fact that they all consume legumes regularly? Did you also know that traditional wisdom calls for proper preparation of grains, seeds and legumes such as soaking or sprouting before cooking? These days I like to sprout them because it makes … Continue reading Sprouting Made Easy
This great analogy popped into my mind today. You know those insecticide sprays you use to kill cockroaches or nasty bugs you don't want in your homes? Would you spray that all over your salad or veggies for dinner? Sure, you can argue that you can always wash it off but seriously ... even after … Continue reading Why Choose ‘Organic’ or ‘Spray-Free’?
Summary You only need 0.8-0.9 g/kg of protein a dayThe best clean protein sources are plant-based whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.Proper preparation and adequate consumption is required to meet your daily requirements. Protein, protein, protein ... supplement companies and mass media tell us we need to eat protein to build muscle, stay lean, lose … Continue reading Healing Diet Part 2: CLEAN PROTEIN
Last weekend, I signed up for my 1st retreat here in Aotearoa - a weekend Empowerment Retreat hosted by my friends Dylan Walter and Simon Kopruch. Before this, my impression of retreats was someplace out in nature where people could slow down, rest and rejuvenate from their busy lives. Somewhere they could literally retreat into … Continue reading A Rejuvenating 1st Retreat