Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

Positive Mental Attitude and Tea

Shin-beef-winter-vegetables

Shin Beef and Winter Veg

There is a fundamental part of us that is not physical that existed before we were born and that will continue long into the night.  This is our essence, never changing, constant.  And it is this part when connected with our physical bodies that gave us and continues to give us  – life.

What do you give back?

How well are you looking after this magical, mystical gift?

There are many ways to give back, to honour this presence.  The first and simplest way is to provide a safe, vibrant, healthy place to live and that means taking care of your body!  Accept this responsibility with gratitude and love for make no mistake, it is your responsibility and one to which you must commit.  That’s part of the deal.

If you moved into a house and over time the walls began to crumble, the windows bowed, the door frames stuck and all of this was visible from the outside in, you would do something about it!  You would not be content with less.  You would fix things one step at a time.  Do the same for your body, do the same for your life.

On some days it helps us to imagine the life inside as this spirit, this essence, gracing our body with movement and vitality and to see our objective as “holding” this essence, nourishing this essence to secure the best in life.  Like precious water contained in an earthenware vase.  Love it and treat it well!

How-to-dietTonight we ate a good paleo tea which all of us enjoyed.  We slow cooked the shin beef  for eight hours with lots of spices and prepared sweet potatoes in jackets, slices of roast butternut squash and roasted kale for those feeling hungry!

We had pudding but it was a taste only: strawberries and whipped-up coconut

Strawberries-and-whipped-coconut-milk

Strawberries and Whipped Coconut Milk

milk which seems to be popular on the paleo circuit  We finish with a cup of tea and talk about our busy day.

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