After World War II urban planning separated farming and city living. Cities became food deserts overshadowed by high rises; family farms were replaced by factory farms. As time passed awareness about what we eat, how it’s produced, and concerns about health and environment issues led to a resurgence of backyard gardening, and the emergence of…
After some deep thinking and discussion with those close to me I have decided to renew the domain mapping upgrade and the no-ads upgrade on this blog.
Due to some serious health issues that you can read about in my blogging tips blog I have not been posting to this blog. I am leaving regular blogging behind and there will be a significant change made to this blog that I want to make you all aware of.
Emotional awareness is a sign of growing maturity. We all need to learn to control impulses to act before we examine facts and issues. And, the earlier we learn how to control our thoughts rather than having them control us the better.
Did you know that one of the many downsides of pursuing happiness is that people who think it is rooted in financial success may end up worse off than when they started?
Have you tried benefiting from applying neuroplasticity through practicing the power of reciting affirmations? Reciting affirmations ie. positive statements to encourage and support yourself on your personal voyage through life has a long history of efficacy rooted in neuroplasticity.
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. – Thích Nhất Hạnh, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices
I have used lentils to make Dahl Soup and lentils in salads for years, but then I ate a great Lentil Lemon Soup my friend made and asked for the recipe, and now I’m in love with lentils.
The benefits of becoming a mediator include better focus, less anxiety, more compassion, better memory, less stress, and more gray matter. And, one can learn how to meditate and benefit from doing so at any age.
Fresh, flavorful locally harvested foods are available at the Farmer’s Market in May and June. A variety of crops harvested in fall (squash, apples, endive, garlic, grapes, figs, mushrooms) and winter (kale, radishes, turnips, leeks), complimented by tender spring vegetables and berries grace the stalls and tables.
Some bloggers post cat pictures. I like cats but none, not a single one, is as photogenic as my three dogs are. So take a peek at the King of Cute and eat your heart out feline image lovers, because without doubt, he kicks cat butt any day of the week … so there. ;)