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MEMBER OF THE MONTH

ANNA FREEDMAN

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MEMBER OF THE MONTH

ANNA FREEDMAN

Professional member
The Wreath

The Wreath

The wreath always represents the circle of eternal life, a circular or spiralic formation used since life began.  Most living beings are entirely made from aspects of this shape. It is miraculous that green leaves and plants exist through ice and frost and snow – and we do too – for thousands of years with no gas or electricity.
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Wise Words

Wise Words

This article is all about us and nature being one organism. Reading the inspirational Bill Tara’s words, the planet that we live within is an organism. We do not live on it—we live in it. We are a part of it and for that reason we have to live and choose wisely.
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Wag Our Tails!

Wag Our Tails!

Something that often gets overlooked when we think of how to contribute to a sustainable world is what we are feeding our gorgeous dogs. Here are some of the benefits of home-cooking for both dogs and their owners.
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The Ecological Kitchen with Marlene Watson-Tara

The Ecological Kitchen with Marlene Watson-Tara

No one really knows when humans started cooking their food, but one thing is sure: every culture did it. For over a million years we have been learning the magic of food and fire. It doesn’t matter if you live in the frozen north or the jungles of the tropics, human beings cook their foods.
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MA Spotlight: Lara Holmes

MA Spotlight: Lara Holmes

Lara Holmes is the MBA spotlight of this month. She is a macrobiotic Health Consultant, cook and enthusiastic teacher; with a caring an nurturing approach to her cooking and teaching. She has worked with holistic healthcare for many years at Neal’s Yard Remedies in Exeter where she also gives consultations.
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Macrobiotics and the Environment

Macrobiotics and the Environment

This article explores how we can reduce climate change, extinction, pollution and waste through our food choices, preparation and cooking. It is written as an action plan for change. This green food and cooking revolution was agreed by macrobiotic teachers at the 2019 International Macrobiotic Conference in Valencia.
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Changing Seasons successfully

Changing Seasons successfully

Every year we have this opportunity of dramatic change to understand it more deeply in ourselves, in our relationship with all of nature and the Universe. In this alignment is one aspect of respect for Mother Nature and our own health and wholeness.
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The Immunity System

The Immunity System

The key to good health is a strong immune system. By supporting your body’s own natural ability to defend itself against pathogens, you will not only have resistance to colds and flus but to other infectious illness that come your way. 
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YinYang and the Five Transformations

YinYang and the Five Transformations

Simon Brown talks about the practice of combining YinYang with the 5 Elements that is found in Chinese divination, astrology, medicine, feng shui and an understanding of nature. According to author Joseph Needham, the two are inseparable and need to be studied and understood together.
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2021 International Macrobiotic Conference

2021 International Macrobiotic Conference

The Annual International Macrobiotic Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, will be hopefully in person. From 5th to 7th of October, we invite you to join this event in Lisbon around the theme Applying Macrobiotics Principles to Daily Life.
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What do the forest bear?

What do the forest bear?

There is only one path, Prof. Dr Vandana Shiva suggests, to survival and liberation for nature, women and men, and that is the ecological path of harmony, sustainability and diversity.
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Ginger or Chamomile Compress

Ginger or Chamomile Compress

Anna teaches how to make a ginger or chamomile compress, wet or dry option. Ginger stimulates circulation and is antioxidant, chamomile is anti-inflammatory but both are a good treatment for relaxing and taking care of our body.
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Holistic Health with Macrobiotics

Holistic Health with Macrobiotics

Founder George Ohsawa created a holistic approach to health. Author Simon Brown talk about this approach and the 7 essential qualities in life to enjoy the best health.
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Book Review – Lightfood by Edward Esko

Book Review – Lightfood by Edward Esko

Lightfood: Eating for Consciousness & Enlightenment is now available. The new book written by Edward Esko is based on his teachings and writings over the past five years. In it He attempt to reposition macrobiotics as a method for achieving spirituality and consciousness, and not only a diet for physical health.
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AGM votes in new directors

AGM votes in new directors

At our recent AGM four new directors were voted in. We’re delighted to announce that our refreshed management committee will be led by Melanie Waxman. Look out in the coming weeks for some new faces on our list of Professional Members too.
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Online Gathering and AGM

Online Gathering and AGM

We’d love you to attend our online Gathering and annual AGM on Wednesday 31st March, at 6.30 pm, where we’ll be discussing how the MBA can move forward. Your input is important to us, so come if you can.
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MBA Spotlight: Emma Cunis

MBA Spotlight: Emma Cunis

Trish Dent interview Emma Cunis, an inspiring teacher, counsellor and practitioner of macrobiotics, a holistic system of self-healthcare and personal development.
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