“In the Beginner’s Mind …

… there are many possibilities but in the expert’s there are a few” ~ Shunryu Suzuki SHOSHIN Shoshin (初心) is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind”. Shoshin requires an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when perceiving or studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level. Approaching the subject…

Beat or Beet-root ~ for a Healthy Happy Heart

Another beautiful health jewel from the Doctrine of Signatures The Jewel in the Crown of the Vegetable Kingdom Beetroot or Beta Vulgaris cicla is a beautiful shade of deep ruby red when you cut her heart open. Betaine is the carotenoid responsible for the beet’s ruby red heart, but the outside of the beet is…