fruit and spice: diet balancer 298

Warming spices both balance and add a layer of complexity to apples, understood to be cooling in nature. A light dusting of fresh cracked black pepper and powdered Vietnamese cinnamon prior to a slathering of cashew butter. According to Traditional Oriental Medicine: > Apples have an affinity for the Lung and Stomach and nourish the … Continue reading fruit and spice: diet balancer 298

5 tips for staying cool: system balancer 881

We in the northern hemisphere are in the full swing of summer, the season of greater yang in traditional Oriental cosmology. The June solstice was the moment of utmost yang, and since then we are in an imperceptible crawl back down toward fall and winter--but the blazing rays of the sun easily blur that reality! … Continue reading 5 tips for staying cool: system balancer 881

on beautifying our lives: truth revealer 367

Life is only as beautiful as our hatred. We’re here for a short time; what are we giving to it, here and now? I was reminded recently that in states of deep gratitude--wherein we are deeply connected with life, cruelty simply becomes impossible--like midnight and midday existing in the same place at the same time. … Continue reading on beautifying our lives: truth revealer 367