The Nourisher - Editor’s Blog

When we got married the registry wouldn’t let me put Super Hero as my occupation, they put Home Duties on our marriage certificate instead. But I AM a Super Hero and my Super Hero name is…… The Nourisher.

'Editorial' Articles

Editorial :: Grass Meat Edition

By The Nourisher December 2nd, 2008

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Yesterday I filled out a permission form and a questionnaire from a NSW university who want to come test our youngest's class for tooth decay to gather fluoride, diet and tooth decay statistics. We had a lot of fun, my eldest (12) and I, answering the questions on the form. ... MORE...

November Editorial :: Chocolate Edition

By The Nourisher November 1st, 2008

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We have passed a milestone: 2,200 subscribers yay! Welcome to the 100 who signed up last month. 37,000 people are checking us out every month with more and more joining in the conversations and being Nourished by our Wisdom to Thrive by. There's always intriguing and sometimes controversial conversations going on. ... MORE...

October Editorial :: Cancer Edition

By The Nourisher October 1st, 2008

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Congratulations to Filippa, our intrepid sub editor and Super Nurturer. A beautiful baby girl came to Filippa's family this week by way of her mother's soft, patient presence; her home birth was simple, quick and very nurturing, as you'd expect it to be. She shares her midwife with my youngest ... MORE...

Editorial :: Chemical Sensitivity Edition

By The Nourisher September 1st, 2008

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This morning, our daughter was learning the valuable lesson life gives us sometimes about consequences. Yesterday, she and a friend had a lovely time in the kitchen making milk shakes: raw milk, carob, vanilla, rapadura and cream. She promised me she'd clean up after herself and, as most 8 year ... MORE...

Editorial :: Weightloss through Nourishment Edition

By The Nourisher August 1st, 2008

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Last month I shared that I was struggling with an addictive cycle: caffeine and alcohol. I was vacillating between feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope without hopping myself up on coffee and totally despondent the next morning after hitting the bottle to calm down at night and get to ... MORE...

July Editorial :: Nourishing our Children

By The Nourisher July 1st, 2008

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Early this morning I awoke with a thought in my mind about emotional bank accounts. I remembered a very funny line from the very Aussie movie, "Kenny"; describing his father he says, "he had about two cents in his emotional bank account." I giggled and went back to sleep, but ... MORE...

May Editorial :: Digestive Health

By The Nourisher May 1st, 2008

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"When you are in a state of gratitude for what is ... that is really what being wealthy means" - Eckhart Tolle Please indulge me while I share the things I am grateful for. Our Nourishing Life A few days after last edition was released, the yurt flooded. We'd worked diligently for a ... MORE...

Editorial :: April Edition

By Joanne Hay April 1st, 2008

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I'm amazed at how much was achieved in the last month. As you may recall, our family were homeless. This is not an uncommon experience in Byron, the holiday destination of many travellers and the ultimate destination of many a baby boomer, spending their grand children's inheritance on flash homes ... MORE...

Editorial :: March Edition

By Joanne Hay March 1st, 2008

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It has become increasingly difficult to live in Byron Bay. Rents have sky rocketed and there is a general lack of housing options such as I've never seen in my life. Our family has looked for a new house for two months with no success; the owners of our home ... MORE...

Editorial :: February Edition

By The Nourisher February 6th, 2008

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I remember listening to an audio of a channel back in the nineties, when I used to do such a thing. I think it was Ramtha or something like that. The channel said we would see time speed up as the millennium ended. As we marched toward 2012, time would ... MORE...

nour·ish (nûrsh, nr-)
  1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
  2. To foster the development of; promote: “Athens was an imperial city, nourished by the tribute of subjects” (V. Gordon Childe).
  3. To keep alive; maintain: nourish a hope.

Originating from Latin Nutrire which means to feed or suckle

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