By Jodi Scott
… And here’s how to make it happen.
A mental health day is a modern term for a day off. It has this rather official label for good reason. In a world where technology and a global economy make everyone, nearly everywhere, accessible every minute of every day and business runs 24 hours, the necessity to break the stress cycle to maintain mental wellness has become legitimate. While technology and business operate continuously, the mind and body are not designed to do so. The mental health day has evolved as the antidote that brings balance and wellness to our fast-paced schedules and modern demands. Continue reading
By Helen Whittle
Cooler temperatures and reduced daylight hours provide the perfect setting for creating a nourishing home-made stock.
Living off the land and being nourished by whole foods the way nature intended was what our ancient ancestors did. Cultures in times past made rich broths, or stock, as it was known, from a variety of animal sources such as chicken, turkey, beef, pork, fish, and buffalo. The premise was to let nothing go to waste. Traditional cuisines of the Middle East, France, Italy, South America, China, and Japan have always used broths which form the basis for rich, thick, flavourful sauces, soups, and stews that these countries have been well known for. Continue reading