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Are your knees at you?

Are your knees at you?

I received an email the other day from a woman suffering from knee pain which came on after childbirth and she asked for some dietry recommendations. At the same time I’m head swimmingly deep into the kidney/ bladder chapter in the new book “Sex...

Conscious Cooking to Beat the Blues

Conscious Cooking to Beat the Blues

Cooking for the Kidney & Bladder 17th January 2015 12 – 4pm – Kells Wellbeing Centre, Co Meath The date I have chosen for this one day workshop is no coincidence, its the day before Blue Monday – supposedly the saddest day of the year. So no...

€4 Drop in Cookery Classes

€4 Drop in Cookery Classes

They’re back ? come on down and enjoy the classes filled with fun, food and Chinese Medicine. Here's the schedule for the upcoming weeks. You dont have to book just turn up on Thursdays 10.30-12.30 Greenside House, Cuffe Street, have fun and try...

Will I, Won’t I?

Will I, Won’t I?

Before going to Sardinia I bumped into a guy I’d had coffee with once. There was a spark, a giggle and definite chemistry so I smiled to receive an email the next day that began . “What I had a date with her and I didn’t make love or get to know...

I am the Carrot Saviour

I am the Carrot Saviour

...and so it came to pass that in Sardinia, carrots are woody and bendy. They are not crunchy, sweet and juicy as in Ireland, where my kids can eat some of their vegetable intake through a raw carrot or five. As a result, here in Sardinia, one...

How Much!?

How Much!?

Let’s see if I can remember the courses. First there were tapas plates of fried fish in sweet leeks, monkifish in a rich caper and tomato sauce, octopus in balsamic vinaigrette and a delicious pickled fish with peaches. Then artichoke and courgette...

€13 All New Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking Night Classes

€13 All New Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking Night Classes

Introduction to Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking in 8 Night Classes €105 (€13 per class) – cost includes all ingredients @ St Fintans Community College, Swords. To book a place or avail of Senior Citizens or Social Welfare discounts please contact...

Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking for a Healthy Immune System

Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking for a Healthy Immune System

As the wheel turns, seasons change and time moves on. For me, autumn is a powerful time of transformation. To let go the radiant yang of summer leaves and berried fruits, beginning the slow inward journey to the quiet yin of winter. In Traditional...

Sweet Soul Cravings

Sweet Soul Cravings

Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking for Stomach/ Spleen & Sweet Cravings 16th August 2014 2 – 4.30 pm Kells Wellbeing Centre, Cannon Street, Kells, Co Meath Do you strive to eat healthily but get lost in cravings or habitual eating patterns? Is...

Hello Hayfever

Hello Hayfever

Here we are just days after the solstice, at the height of the summer. Everything is at its zenith, it’s most expanded and it's most open. In Chinese medicine, this is the time of the heart and the matching emotion of Joy. However, for some people...

All you wanted to know but forgot to ask

All you wanted to know but forgot to ask

Time to follow up on the last post from the lady who wanted help with dizziness but forgot to ask. There are many causes for vertigo, weak heart blood being one but as she forgot to ask that falls under Stomach/ spleen as these organs govern the...

Be King in your own Kingdom

Be King in your own Kingdom

The following is a question emailed to me recently following one of my cookbook demonstrations. “Hi Jo -After you had left the class someone said she forgot to ask you what food you recommend for people with vertigo.” Over the last week I have had...