Spiced beetroot and butternut soup, and some autumn gratitude

 Practising gratitude is something I’ve been trying to do more of recently; with every thankful thought and positive affirmation I can feel my mood lifting and my serotonin skyrocketing. When the rains set in in September, I found myself mourning the summer that had passed and dreading the winter to come. But then I thought to myself, I bet I wouldn’t appreciate summer half as much if I didn’t spend nine months of the year looking forward to it. And also, autumn (despite its unpredictability) can indeed be absolutely breathtaking too. Continue reading