Letting go of energies that no longer serve us meditation (with video)

It is common for most of us to absorb energies from the world around us. Those energies might be from people, situations or jarring things. It is just the way the universe works. We attract to us what we have energetic receptors for whether we like it or not. There is always something to learn... [...]

Vegetables that are actually FRUITS – how many can you guess?

It's very common to think of fruits as 'sweet' things and vegetables as 'savoury'. But botanically speaking, it's not always that straight forward. So, how can you tell if a vegetable is actually a fruit? A fruit is actually something that produces seeds inside.  The seed develops from the ovary of a flowering plant, Vegetables [...]

The Spirituality of Being Vegan – a personal sharing

The spirituality of being vegan to me is a celebration of my love for sentient life. It's an honouring of the interconnectivity of all things. More than that - it's feeling the interconnectivity at the core of my being. It's compassion. Love. Non-judgment. It's a mystical, intangible life force that always inspires me to make [...]

When we don’t belong anywhere – overcoming loneliness and finding true belonging

I could have sworn I was the only person in the entire universe who didn’t fit in. After 12 different schools as a child, I was, however, an exceedingly good chameleon. I learned to skillfully 'fit' wherever I landed (i.e. mold myself, make myself useful). Fitting is survival. Belonging, however, is what we all yearn [...]

Masala Chai Rooibos ‘Tea’ Recipe with Health Benefits

Let's talk about Masala Chai! Chai actual means tea. Masala means spices. Easy. People adore the fragrant, soul-nurturing infusion of a good chai that permeates to the core. It can warm you up in the depths of winter, keeping you bright in the summer. It ensures that your mind stays sharp whilst imparting a relaxed [...]