It goes without saying that “conscious eating”, also called “mindful eating”, is an increasingly popular term in the world of food. Nutritionists and dieticians use the word, which generally refers to having greater individual responsibility for your overall health. It is not just about eating well, but about establishing a healthy relationship with the food we consume. This philosophy has become so well-received that it is sometimes touted as the “new solution” to weight loss. While weight loss may be a direct consequence, the principle of conscious eating cannot be reduced to this single benefit. We invite you to explore the broader meaning of conscious eating by providing you some ways to gradually integrate it into your life.
Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. Featured this month: an excerpt from the Hôtel-Dieu de Roberval monastery’s annals.
Perhaps you have already heard about or practiced cardiac coherence? Did you know that at Le Monastère, we are trying to discover how the Augustinian Sisters heritage may have given their unique touch to this practice? Cardiac coherence is a technique based on the fact that people’s breathing and their heartbeats can match; that the heart and lungs can communicate with and serve each other. Cardiac coherence can provide several health benefits, improve your vitality and influence your mood!
Although it is often viewed as a materialistic event, Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to show your love to those close to you and yourself. This day, which encourages us to express our love through gifts or kind messages, is also an opportunity to spend quality time with a loved one and find time to express love for each other. As we approach Valentine’s Day, here are 4 activities we offer to celebrate love through wellness and in a sustainable perspective.