In our attempts to slow COVID-19 spread, we continue to decrease face-to-face contact… a challenge for our collective wellbeing. We are social creatures……we may reach out for our favorite numbing agent to help us cope.
Each New Year’s Day many Italian families gather together to ring in the new year with a bowl of “zuppa di lenticchie”– lentil soup, a hard bread, and a glass of wine… often with the pork sausage– “Cotechino”.
I remember every year for Chanukah there were always two staples on the holiday table: a brisket (my Babu’s recipe) and tzimmus (my super-bubbie’s recipe). I watched, and helped my mother make these dishes for over 20 years.
Winter is a time for rest, restoration and the internal work of quieting the mind and creating peace in our hearts. TOOLS for the body, mind and spirit.
While the holidays can indeed offer happiness, unpleasant emotions can also be amplified against the background of cheer… prioritize your mental health and be your best self
There are times in life when change is so profound that our foundation of reality shifts. When we cannot expect what might happen next in life, we are demanded to transform.
Being under immense amounts of stress can lead to difficulties with managing weigh…
The definition of kindness is “The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.”
Autumn is a time for root vegetables. It’s a time to hunker down and stay indoors, and to eat more soups and stews.
The season transforms from warm to cool and our spirit and body pauses to reflect and balance