Our Worth Within: A Stranger’s Tale

I set the alarm at work and lock up. The parking lot is empty. I juggle my keys, phone and bag as I begin the walk home. I already feel the frustration of hunger in my belly. I haven’t crossed the parking lot before I’m greeted by a small black and white dog coming towardsContinue reading “Our Worth Within: A Stranger’s Tale”

The Power of Our Emotional Identity: Who Are You?

From a very young age, I created an identity for myself. I was pleasant to be around. I was helpful, friendly, cheerful and empathetic.  I tiptoed through life on the feelings of others. I felt their need for stillness, and I was quiet. I felt their need for energy, and I was full of life.Continue reading “The Power of Our Emotional Identity: Who Are You?”

Artichoke & Mint Pesto

Vegan and delicious. This pesto is super quick and easy to make and is great mixed with pasta, courgetti or served on the side of grilled vegetables. 5 min Makes one small jar Ingredients: 70g artichoke (from a jar of antipasti) 20g oil (from a jar of antipasti) 2 large handfuls of fresh mint leavesContinue reading “Artichoke & Mint Pesto”

UPW: The True Immersion of a Tony Robbins Event

I’d heard that going to a Tony Robbins event could be emotionally and physically demanding. I’d heard that it could leave you with flu-like symptoms and that after just one event people change career, get in shape, build companies, re-connect with loved ones, write screenplays and find freedom from whatever it is that’s holding themContinue reading “UPW: The True Immersion of a Tony Robbins Event”

Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew

A slow cooker is fantastic for easy healthy eating. What’s not to love about that? 10 min prep time 4 hour cook time 4 hours & 10 min Total Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 350g dried black-eyed beans, soaked in water for 12 hours and then drained 1 can jackfruit, drained 3-4 potatoes, chopped 400g passata 100gContinue reading “Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew”

The Rabbit Hole of Eating Well: Don’t Believe Every Nutrition Headline You See

Knowing how to eat well isn’t as easy as it used to be. In the past, we considered eating a home-cooked meal relatively healthy and any fast food or processed food to be less good for you. It was as simple as that.  Now you only have to go on social media to be toldContinue reading “The Rabbit Hole of Eating Well: Don’t Believe Every Nutrition Headline You See”

Vegan “Chicken” & Bean Casserole

Such an easy dish. You can throw this together in 20 minutes and it’s fully nourishing and delicious. We loved this one. 5 min prep time 15 min cook time 20 min Total  Ingredients: 160g vegan chicken (I used The Vegetarian Butcher, What the Cluck) 1 tin butter beans, drained 1 pak Choi, chopped 100gContinue reading “Vegan “Chicken” & Bean Casserole”

Learning How to Perform Well, Live Well

I slump on to the sofa and let out a heavy sigh. My boyfriend glances over his laptop at me, “you ok?” “Yeah, just…” I don’t know the words, so I choose “tired.” He smiles in a way that says, hang in there, and pauses to see if I’ll say more. I open my laptop andContinue reading “Learning How to Perform Well, Live Well”

10 Tricks to De-Stress in Under 5 Minutes: Your Quick Fix Guide

There are so many tricks to de-stressing. You only have to search Google or Pinterest to find a thousand lists. Most of them are one or two words to get you on the right track. Breathe. Go for a walk. Be mindful. Find gratitude. These are all great, but what if you’ve never done anythingContinue reading “10 Tricks to De-Stress in Under 5 Minutes: Your Quick Fix Guide”

“Meaty” Mushroom & Cabbage Chipotle Soft Tacos

Serves 4 15 mins Total 5 mins prep 10 mins cooking time Ingredients: ¼ red cabbage, chopped (275g)  1 small red onion, chopped (75g) 175g chestnut mushrooms, chopped 2 tsp vegan chipotle chilli paste 2 tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp ground ginger Pinch of HimalayanContinue reading ““Meaty” Mushroom & Cabbage Chipotle Soft Tacos”