Soups for Winter Comfort and Good Health

Soups I Created Much to My Own Amazement

I am not a chef. I’m not even a good cook. However, these soups have received rave reviews from the people who have eaten them. Some suggested the sweet versions could be used as a dessert and could be served with vanilla ice cream!

Hints:

  1. These pumpkin or broth soups can be as think or as thick as you want them to be, simply by what amount of liquids you choose to add to the sweet ones and whether you add instant potatoes or a gravy to the savory ones.
  2. These soups may be strictly vegetarian – or not – depending on your choices about whether to add broths, chicken, fish, or other meats and if you choose to add rice or other kinds of pasta.
  3. When serving, instead of using typical white crackers, serve with oyster crackers, Ritz crackers, cornbread, or various flavors of croutons to make things special.

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Putting Yourself First for A Change – Exploring A Self-Care Checklist

Change Your Life! Happy figures.Putting Yourself First for A Change

profile of woman in headscarf - looking down - ready for changeAs we know, all cultural training teaches women to take care of their family’s needs as the highest priority and at any cost. As nurturing spirits, we often extend that caring behavior to include everyone but ourselves. The result can be difficulty in “saying no,” setting boundaries and addressing one’s own physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. NOW is the time to change our minds – in a GOOD way.

Young woman with hat and fur - Vector illustrationEach of us is just as valuable and worthy of loving attention as anyone else in the world. Let’s first recognize that and then act like it!

Among the many classes I teach, I facilitate classes and workshops on Putting Yourself First for a Change topics. They are based on my

CHANGE YOUR LIFE Self-Care Checklist.

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Meet Your Self Nutrition

Meet Your Self Nutrition Is The Topic For May!

Eat and Live With Joy!

I’m sure you have heard the truthful expression, “You ARE what you EAT.” Whether your interests lie in losing weight, solving health issues, or becoming an Olympic athlete, this class is for you!

Jenn YoungOn May 17th, at 3:30 and at 6:30, our guest presenter at Meet Your Self! is Jenn Young, a certified nutritionist, who has some very important information to share with us.

We’ll learn what foods are known for their natural healing properties and should be eaten regularly, as well as what foods should be completely avoided in order to prevent health complications. WebMD describes a couple of those complications, which might be very familiar to you. Here are two examples.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome ~  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder of the intestines. It causes belly pain, cramping orbloating, and diarrhea or constipationIBS is a long-term problem, but there are things you can do to reduce your symptoms.

“Leaky Gut Syndrome,” about which WebMD reports, “Leaky gut syndrome” is said to have symptoms including bloating, gas,cramps, food sensitivities, and aches and pains. But it’s something of a medical mystery.”

Jenn also works with young athletes who are aspiring to be Olympians, and she teaches their families about proper food combining for strength and resilience.

If you can join us, at Blossomforth, in Manassas, VA, please RSVP at the Meet Your Self website and choose the afternoon or evening session. (Each Meet Your Self session lasts two hours.) Here is the Meet Your Self link.

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!

Nancy Knows Us

Greetings, People! This is just a short blog to let you know I soon will have a new website up and running. It is called “NancyKnows.us.”

The “My Get Well Guru” blog (where you are now) still will be the place to get in-depth blogs or information about various holistic healing and metaphysics topics.

The Nancy Knows Us website  also relates to wellness and metaphysics. However, its primary purpose is to better enable people to book me for Transpersonal Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching, or spiritual counseling sessions. There will be a new blog, as well. Continue Reading →