The Self-Compassion Diet

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-075-0 and The Self-Compassion Diet: Guided Practices to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True audio 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-077-4 When I was recuperating from knee replacement surgery a year ago, I found an in-the-moment awareness […]

The Healing Cook’s Queen of Grains

Millet, known as the Queen of Grains, is popular in many parts of the world with 10,000 years of cultivation history. It is a highly nutritious, non-glutinous and versatile grain. Considered to be one of the least allergenic and most digestible grains, it has an interesting nut-like flavour and a texture that is easily combined […]

Butterbur: Little Known Versatile Herb

An almost forgotten herb, butterbur (Petasites hybridus) was for many centuries associated with treating plagues, fevers, coughs, and gastrointestinal disorders. Over the past few years, butterbur has been rediscovered by modern science. The herb is now backed by compelling evidence from clinical trials, particularly from Germany, that have unlocked butterbur’s ability to reduce the frequency […]