Real, but not true

A really powerful teaching I came across in a Tara Brach* podcast one day – and one that I would like to share with you, is the notion that your thoughts are real, but they’re not true. This is especially helpful when you experience ‘unhelpful thinking’ or are prone to self-doubt. The thoughts are real…

Why you need to be eating fermented foods!

 (p.s – they’re a lot tastier than you may think!) Don’t worry, I crinkled my nose up in disgust the first time someone suggested I should be adding some fermented food to my diet, too. But then it dawned on me that one of my all-time favourites (yogurt!) IS in fact fermented! So, I thought, surely…

“Enjoy the detour”

What’s it all about? I was inspired by the concept that “a truly happy person can enjoy the scenery on a detour”, a teaching that I came across in a meditation practice one day. This little life lesson struck a chord with me, as recently I felt as though my life had been put on…