It's important to breathe! It's like a muscle memory, we don't even think about doing it. But focusing on the breathe can really be calming and allow us to be present. There are many breathing techniques that can help you get in touch with your thoughts, feelings and sensations in your body. A way to… Continue reading 07: Alternate Nostril Breathing – Breathing Practice
Plant based milk beverages are on the rise! While the dairy industry claims to be reducing their carbon footprint and continue to market the need for milk as part of our daily diet. This episode we take a look at how dairy and plant based milks effect the environment and how healthy they really are… Continue reading 06: Milk VS. Plant Based Milk (Mylk)
It isn't appropriate for us to be bare in public so why should soil be any different? Ok, maybe not a good example. Exposing bare soil to rain and sun has its toll and invites those pesky weeds to move in. Mulching is a great solution to covering the soil and blocking out the weeds… Continue reading 05: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!
Image from https://food-guide.canada.ca This episode is a quick overview of Canada's new food guide. I go over the main tips on what foods you should eat, what to avoid, and being mindful of your eating habits. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/18026063/download.mp3 Resources: Canada's Food Guide 6 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating History of Canada's Food Guide
My friend Alayna Fender is a Mindfulness Self-Compassion Teacher. We have a conversation about what mindfulness is and isn't and how you can introduce mindfulness into your own daily routine. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/17548349/download.mp3 Find Alayna Online: The Other Side of Overwhelm YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MissFenderr Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/missfenderr Twitter: https://twitter.com/missfenderr Mindful/ Meditation Apps: Calm Insight Timer Headspace
What is permaculture? How can I get involved? I explain all of that in this episode of Sprout Out Loud! Turn your lawn into a productive food forest! https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/17257801/download.mp3 Referenced:Nature Is Speaking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI9wMtTvWps Greening the Desert Project - Celebrating 10 Years Online Learning Material:Geoff Lawton OnlinePermaculture Principles Canadian Permaculture Organizations: British ColumbiaOUR EcovillageKootany Permaculture InstitutePermaculture… Continue reading 02: Food Not Lawns
This is the first episode of Sprout Out Loud. Before we jump into the really good stuff, I thought I should introduce myself and share what’s motivated me to start this podcast.I share my experience of how living in the Caribbean sent me down the path to permaculture and living a mindful, healthy lifestyle. I… Continue reading 01: My Zucchini Moment