Mornings are for rants. And yoga.
I discovered online yoga classes and yoga videos, and I think it’s the next best thing to coffee and wine. Not at the same time of course. I can download or view them through my yoga app! Yes, even when I go camping with the boyfriend, in places where there’s no toilet, no bed and no internet connection, the yoga video will do just fine.
I am excited at my new business. It is a leap of faith to become a food author and health coach full time, while leaving a career as a well appreciated employee in a news firm. I am not a household name, nor is my face famous, but to a captured market out there, I am a goddess.
How I got to this point was because of a family tragedy, one that broke our hearts – my mom’s sudden passing from breast cancer. Unlike most patients she did not exhibit the usual symptoms. Oh, she must have felt pain at some point but knowing her personality, she must have brushed it aside like it was just one of those busy days.
In my grief, I struggled to understand her illness, why she was not privileged with a forewarning and when it was discovered, it was either too late or she was just one of those rare cases who did not respond well to treatment.
I have accepted death as an inevitable event in our lives. After all, no one really gets out of this world alive. But we can have a quality life by living right and eating right. Cancer is a nutritional deficiency I think. It is the plague of the last century, and it is still now.
I have always been a firm believer that food heals. There are basic rules of the dos and don’ts on what to eat, but a practical approach is the best way I think. We can eat first what we should eat the most, so that by the time we get to the proteins, we can only eat sparingly as we’ve already taken in a lot of greens.
Juicing is good as well, but still, watch the sugar. There are naturally occurring sugar in fruits. So mix a small piece of ginger and probably some green leafy vegetables for balance. Detoxify once in a while both in gut and spirit.
Yoga is my therapy. Thank God for the yoga videos It helps me keep my balance in life and limb. Maybe to some it’s all in the mind. But that’s just it, most of our woes and worries are in the mind. We master ourselves because we have already discovered ourselves a long time ago. We keep our sights on what are really important. Money is important, but it is not the end-all and be-all of things.
I have a small following on social media and it’s growing day by day. I love it that I am able to help other people and earn a living in the process. I no longer aim for fame for the wrong reasons, I am for fame in my cause instead. And it has been a wonderful life so far.