Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Chickpeas by Sarah Copeland from her award winning Edible Living blog

Don’t Feed Fear: Cook, Practice Comfort and Connection

Not gonna lie, it has been a week of strange energy.  Perhaps it is the yo-yo-ing weather.  No. It is more than that.  It seems everyone is swinging wildly back and forth from mundane everyday tasks to panic over the state of the world and possible Coronavirus pandemic.  So what is a person to do to feel grounded? Well, obviously, COOK.

Anything you do over and over again is a practice.  Makes sense, right?  But pay attention.  This is true about EVERYTHING.  Whether you intend to be doing something or not, repetition in thought, word, and deed trains our brains and our bodies.  So, if you are constantly filling yourself up with negative news, habitual thoughts of lack, overly processed junk food, locking out your knees while you cook, or slumping over your computer, well. . . that is the pattern your brain and body will learn.   This isn’t rocket science, in fact, if you think about it, it’s pretty obvious.  But the simple and more importantly, free things we can do to help ourselves live well often get buried in a world where everyone is trying to sell us on FIXING US.

May we recommend. . . reading on?




The gorgeous photo above is borrowed from Edible Living, Sarah Copeland’s award-winning blog. She is also the author of Every Day Is Saturday and has a gorgeous Instagram feed.  If you are not familiar with her work, browse on – it is delightful.

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