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MOUNT HELENA WEEKEND RETREAT
In this retreat we will explore and experience various meditation
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Bush Walk and Theosophical Meditations. Join us for a relaxed,
casual and fun weekend of meditation, social interaction and
great vegetarian meals. September 13-14 Cost $95 including all meals.
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Based upon the Flower of Life MERKABAH teachings.
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enjoy eating it, but it means you forego
toast for breakfast and a sandwich for
• Scrambled, poached or boiled eggs on
a bed of spinach and/or mushrooms
a nd/or tomato.
• A smoothie made from soy milk, cow’s
milk, water, juic e from an orange, fresh
or frozen berries or other fruit. Add
an egg for protein or LSA (a mixture
of ground linseeds, su nflower seeds
and almond. You can buy this blend
ready-made from health food shops
or supermarkets) or a spoonful of
protein powder. Whizz up with
a stick blender. Add chia seeds
• Try a combination of chopped
almonds, walnuts and/or cashews
together with sunflower seeds ,
sesame seeds, linseeds a nd/or
pumpkin seeds. Have as much as
you like mixed with a spoonful of milk
• A cup of ricotta mixed with fruit such as
apricots, kiwifruit or berries.
• If you wish to have starch at this meal,
for exa mple toa st, porridge, or a ban ana
(perhaps in your smoothie).
• Meat or chicken c a s serole and vegetables.
• Fish, meat, or chicken a nd salad.
• Meat, chicken or tofu, legume and
veget able s oup.
• Stir-fry vegetables with meat, chicken, fish
or tof u.
• Fish (ca nned or fresh) and salad (for
exa mple, canned tuna with grated
beetroot and carrot).
• If you wish to have starch at this meal try
bread, rice or pasta.
• Meat, chicken, bean or tofu and vegetable
• Almonds, wa lnuts, etc.
• A boiled egg.
• Small can of tuna with lettuce or salad.
• Small can of baked beans.
• Fruit and cheese.
• If you wish to have starch at this meal try
crackers, baked beans, bread or a banana.
• He alth foods shops, pharma cies and
online superstores are he aving with
weight-los s potions. The bottom line
is that they don’t work. B etter not to
wa ste your money. Sorry. My rationa le
for not recommending supplements for
weight loss is that it ta kes the onus off
the individual to do the hard yards and
take respon sibility for their own health.
Maintaining weight is a lifestyle choic e,
not something to fix with a pill. What
a nag I am. Having said that,there are a
few situations where supplementation will
a ssist in weight loss, in addition to exercise
and the low-starch plan.
• If you have low thyroid function,
supplementation will assist your weight
loss . Take rehmannia, iodine or kelp. See
Thyroid on page 413.
• Likewise, if you have polycystic ovar y
syndrome (PCOS), try the herbs and
supplements on page 360 to help you lose
weight. The low-st arch diet mentioned
in this chapter is also perfect for this
condition as it helps those with insulin
resistance, which is part of PCOS.
• If your excess weight is due to stress and the
ef fect that cortisol ha s had on your body,
take a B complex each morning and the
adaptogen herbs including
Siberian ginseng, s chisandra, licorice,
withania and rhodiolia.
• The Bach remedies may help if emotions
are getting in the way of weight loss. Crab
apple is the one for feeling asha med of the
way you look, Chestnut bud hits the spot
if you tend to repeat the sa me pattern of
sabotaging your diet.
• Exercise is the other essential ingredient
to losing weight. There are 3 reasons why
exerci se helps to lose weight, a nd these
reasons will inform which exercise you
choose. The first reason is that when you
exerci se aerobically, when your heart
and lungs are working hard and you are
increasing your heart rate, this will burn
kilojoules and, more importantly, boost
your metabolic rate for up to 48 hours after
the activity. The second reason is that when
you exercise to increa se mu scle m a ss, such
as cycling or weights, you burn kilojoules
ag ain but, more importantly, you increase
the number of your mu scle cells. Muscle
cells, even at rest , burn c onsider ably more
kilojoules than fat cells. And thirdly,
exerci se helps reduc e stress levels. Stress is
a ssociated with weight gain vi a an increase
in cortisol. If you are an emotional eater,
exercising will reduce the triggers for
• Which exercise to choose? Luckily many
exercise s and sports incorporate both
aerobic and muscle building – jogging,
hill walking, cycling, gym classes, flowing
• Meditation is one of the most effective
ac tivities to reduce stress hormone s.
Learning this skill will markedly improve
your health – a nd help you lose those
• If you find that you are sabotaging your
diet, or know that you eat for emotional
reasons, then why not seek counselling?
The ther apist you choose does not need
to specialise in eating problems – your
emotional eating is only a symptom
and you need to address the originating
cause or find ways to handle your day-
to -d ay stress. Once you understand what
drives you, your desire to overeat or
eat foods that undermine you, w ill be
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