6 reasons why Emily Fletcher’s Ziva Technique is the most effective form of meditation I’ve tried

SPOILER: It’s because she removes all the reasons that make us feel like we ‘failed’ to meditate properly. I’ve been a bit of a ‘spiritual tourist’ with my meditation efforts over the last couple of years and have found it difficult to find a keeper. The main problem with most forms I’ve tried is that I can’t quiet my mind. It turns out that this … Continue reading 6 reasons why Emily Fletcher’s Ziva Technique is the most effective form of meditation I’ve tried

Creamy toasted pine-nut houmous

On my current gut-rebuild programme, which excludes all grains, chickpeas have taken centre-stage and I’ve been eating houmous with gay abandon only to remember the other day that houmous contains sesame (in the form of tahini) to which, it turns out, I am very intolerant.   I’ve been wanting to make my own houmous in any case, as it’s cheaper and a lot less processed … Continue reading Creamy toasted pine-nut houmous