Warding off those Bulging Winter Blues

I'm a summer person! I get distinctly gloomier with the onset of winter. As the days grow colder and another layer of clothing is added, I become more disconnected from myself, needing to snack more and move less. I fully relate to the concept of hibernation. This winter I'm making a conscious effort to change my attitude. Here are a few ways to Beat the winter Blues and the resulting Bulge: 1. At the beginning of each week make a huge pot of vegetable soup. Add all the "free"veg including marrows, celery, peppers, green beans, baby spinach, cabbage, a tin of tomato purée,a few carrots and vegetable stock. Bring to the boil for 2 to 3 hours and let simmer. Use a hand blender to give it a thi

Worldwide Campaign

Dear friends and subscribers, Last month, almost 2,000 women worldwide made a commitment to go to the mikvah. Women in Russia, Brazil, USA, Canada etc. decided to be a part of the international mikvah campaign . The campaign began as a unified response to the tragic passing of two young women who have left young children and mourning communities. The idea is to counter darkness with light and positive acts, particularly mitzvahs that are unique to Jewish women. The response here and across the globe has been phenomenal and overwhelmingly positive. Women - many of whom haven't been to the mikvah in years or who have never been before - are so grateful to be approached and excited to go. Pleas

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