Why Change?

 

Image courtesy of Garfield Hall - www.garfieldhall.com

Image courtesy of Garfield Hall – http://www.garfieldhall.com

From the day we’re born, we’re subject to change.  Change is equivalent to development, growth, improvement, transition — impermanence.   However, that kind of change is out of our control.  We can’t do anything about it; it is intrinsic to life.  Babies in the animal, plant and human kingdom grow through the stages and phases of their lives and keep changing until the end of their days.  One stark testament to change is the lovely butterfly.  Do you remember how its life begins? This type of change continues without any initiative on our part.  It can’t be stopped; but there is a change that is initiated by us when we’ve reflected and determined that we need to do something different.  Change, initiated by us, is often in response to our desire to improve – improve physically or emotionally.  The quest for new results Continue reading

Welcome to my space!

Pic of SaladFor those of you who want to inject a little variety into how you eat; those desiring to lean into a new dietary practice; or those planning to make a change for good to a new way of eating or feeding your families, No Meat This Week  (NMTW) offers some inspiration and cheer for doing something different, one step at a time.

Over the years, I have always wanted to approach my eating habits more consciously but other things have always taken priority.  As I continued on my life’s journey, however, and pursued other things in my life with more awareness and intention, it became clear that embracing consciousness in other areas of life while allowing myself to be herded in the area of my nutrition was a stark contradiction.  Continue reading