Acceptance

Acceptance

Acceptance Do you appreciate what you have? Our bodies are a wonderful miracle machine from Hashem, and as a woman I appreciate that even more. The fact that we have a cycle that works – in most cases – like a clock, and that we can conceive, and give birth to another...
The science behind fasting

The science behind fasting

The science behind fasting Do you know what happens to the body when is in fasting mode? With no carbohydrates coming in, the body creates its own glucose using mainly fat. Eventually, the body runs out of these energy sources as well. Our metabolism slows down, and...
Healthy with a Twist

Healthy with a Twist

Healthy with a Twist The Jewish mother is without a doubt the busiest person in the world; with all that we have to juggle, I don’t think anyone is capable of doing what we do! One of the major areas of our lives is obviously feeding our families, whether it is the...
Is this Elul different from others?

Is this Elul different from others?

Is this Elul different from others? different just because of COVID-19? It’s that time of year again – Elul is once again upon us and we tend to turn to reflection and introspection. It’s really been a strange year, with COVID-19 challenging us in ways we haven’t been...