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 is a reblog from a new website/platform to promote healing and positive change. Not sure where this will go yet but do follow if you’re interested in healing and health!
The power of our minds is indisputable.
You can think yourself into sickness, but you can also think yourself back into health.
Practising the following mindsets will allow you to shift your perspectives towards healing, health and living more fully.
1. Positivity– there is always a positive side in every situation. Look for it.
2. Gratefulness– possibly one of the most powerful emotions you can draw on at any time. Just think of 3 things you are grateful for right now. You should start to feel better already. Practice this regularly, for example – first thing upon waking, throughout your day, before each meal, after every encounter, and last thing before bed.
3. Stress less, relax more – some stress is good to keep us on our toes and give us that push. Too much is definitely undesirable. You’ll know when that line has been crossed. Strike…
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In recent times, I have been rather paranoid and overly meticulous with a perfectionist mindset towards every post I publish. I re-read and re-consider every line and paragraph, thinking too much about what others might think and only publishing it if its "perfect". That has led to many posts never being published (I have accumulated … Continue reading Dropping “perfection” and adopting a New Writing Style
These days, #winter makes me feel like having a hot bowl of veggies and noodles for dinner every night! 🍜 Since my autoimmune healing, I have been regularly eating spelt products according to the Saint Hildegard's Medicine and dietary protocol practiced by the Naturopath that treated me. I try to simplify things and cook it … Continue reading Hot Noodle Winter Soups!
Recently received the results of a comprehensive stool analysis done about a month ago based on the recommendations of my Naturopathic Doctor. Yes, I had to prod, poke, scoop, bottle, freeze and pass the 💩 to my doc who sent it to America for analysis. It turns out I have a large amount of dysbiotic gut flora belonging to … Continue reading Comprehensive Stool Test to Find The Root Cause of Autoimmunity
After the latest 14-Day Fast, I started ordering and drinking Milk Kefir and Kombucha to repopulate my gastrointestinal system with healthy bacteria and heal the gut lining. My supply came from Bushwick Biotech and each 500ml bottle of grassfed milk kefir costs about $7.33! I started by drinking half a bottle a day but the cost … Continue reading Attending Our 1st Milk Kefir Workshop (and Tasting!)
One thing I've come to realise is that, as Asians, most of our diet consists of cooked vegetables, meat and rice. Less emphasis is placed on raw foods, fermented foods and salads. This is where we might be lacking in important nutrients, fibre (prebiotics) and beneficial bacteria (probiotics). Hence since recovering from my recent episode … Continue reading More Raw Foods and Salads!