By Rachel Saum
Since my stay at Hale Pule as a volunteer on Durga Farms, I have restructured many of the ways that I cook and eat my meals. The practices I learned have brought me back to a conscious awareness that the nourishment that I put in my body is sacred. With food at the core of my health, daily routines and so many social and cultural events, it’s no surprise that even a few small changes have impacted my life so greatly. Through the use of these practices, I have moved toward a healthier relationship with food – overeating less, savoring flavors more and tuning into my body’s signals to boost health and vitality.
Here’s what has changed about my meals since I left Hale Pule:
These simple habits have changed the way that I eat, and with practice they will come naturally to you, too. By creating a new relationship with food, I am happier, healthier and freer after each meal.