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On the blog you will find articles and posts about my personal musings on the topics of food, eating and body image as well as my take on how we can live a more mindful and wholehearted life!

Is it all about getting to those goals?

Is it all about getting to those goals?

Goals. Ambitions. Achievements. Intentions. Actions. Merits. A couple of different conversations and observations over the past few weeks or so sparked my inspiration for writing this blog post. A friend shared on her FB page the other day about how she's arrived at...

Marrying Nutrition with Intuition

Marrying Nutrition with Intuition

  We live in an era where so many people cook less, eat in a hurry and yet often are more preoccupied with the effect the food they eat have on their health than ever. My mother became a health conscious vegetarian in the late 70s, not too long after my...

My Sugar Story

My Sugar Story

“Don’t be ashamed of telling your story. It may inspire others” – Unknown With that in mind, I will tell you mine…   Once upon a time there was a little girl with thick blond hair, living in the countryside of Sweden, together with her loving mum, dad and baby...

Food as Self care

Food as Self care

What does self care through food and eating look like? This was the question I proposed at our latest Nutrition & Mindfulness Retreat. The overarching theme have been that of stress and how to develop stress resilience, so that we can live in the most fulfilling...

Cultivating Body Awareness

Cultivating Body Awareness

For the Senses “May the touch of your skin Register the beauty Of the otherness That surrounds you.   May your listening be attuned To the deeper silence Where sound is honed To bring distance home.   May the fragrance Of a breathing meadow Refresh your...

How to develop an attitude of gratitude

How to develop an attitude of gratitude

The definition of attitude is “a way of thinking”, “a frame of mind” or “a view point”. All too often “having an attitude” is said implying that it is something negative. That if we have an attitude, or a particular view point, we are stubborn, difficult or...

When judgement gets in the way of change

When judgement gets in the way of change

I’ve been pondering all week, what to write about next. As I wass doing some research into the relationship between stress and digestion for our 1 day retreat this past weekend, I thought perhaps I should share some of those findings with you. But then I thought, what...

Feeding the Hungry Ghost – Cravings & Desires

Feeding the Hungry Ghost – Cravings & Desires

Have you ever heard the saying “feeding the Hungry Ghost”?   In Buddhism these creatures are depicted as having large empty bellies but with thin necks so they don’t get nourished and are never really satisfied. These ghosts are always looking for external...