Activities for Kids, Food and Nutrition, Life Creativity, Parenting Ideas, Self-healing and Wellness, Weekly Metaphysical Readings

27th February 2018 – Metaphysical Reading for The Real Food Tribe (Teaching Our Kids How To Eat Real Food)

Welcome to this week’s reading by Joanna Becker, author, blogger, and healer (communication with spirits) for the Real Food Tribe Blog.

It is the last week of February and the first week of March. Another week to demonstrate that the year is progressing towards your health goals and you are on track with your intentions.

For food this week, take a different approach to choosing what you will eat.

Instead of using a meal planner, or straining your mind to come up with a fresh idea, or even asking others what they want to eat (if that is what you are typically likely to do), sit down quietly for a moment, and invite yourself to feel what it is that you are craving.

When you are in touch and have an image, imagine the sensation of eating the meal you are imagining. Feel the taste in your mouth. Smell the aromas of the meal. Imagine touching it with your hands and putting it into your mouth. And feel the taste and the warmth or coolness of the food on your tongue.

This is how you will detect what you are craving, and what your body is asking for.

If it feels good then make plans to make this meal as best as you can, using the ingredients you have, or take a quick visit to the market or farmer’s stall to pick up what you don’t have that you need.

This may be a new experience for you and something that you enjoy and want to continue with in future, which is great. Instinct guiding your food choices is a great way to nourish your body and become present in your senses in your busy life.

You will likely find that your family and children will enjoy the meal as well. Being that it is something you are investing your full awareness and intention into, it will no doubt taste perfect to both yourself and to them.


Let love be your compass. 

Joanna Becker

© Copyright 2018. Joanna Becker is an Australian author, blogger and healer (communication with spirits) at The Real Food Tribe Blog website ( She has authored books on self-healing using internal dialogue with self and spirit, positive affirmations, meditation, and conscientious parenting. In 2018 Joanna Becker will be offering free channeled messages on the topic of nourishing the body with Real Food. In addition, you can join Joanna and her tribe in the private support page Real Food Tribe – Private Support on Facebook, click here to join:

Activities for Kids, Food and Nutrition, Life Creativity, Parenting Ideas, Self-healing and Wellness, Weekly Metaphysical Readings

13th January 2018 – Metaphysical Reading for The Real Food Tribe (Teaching Our Kids How To Eat Real Food)

Welcome to this week’s reading by Joanna Becker, author, blogger, and healer (communication with spirits) for the Real Food Tribe Blog.

Exciting things are happening in the world right now with the enthusiasm of supporting local community workers and remembering to pay people what they deserve for the effort they put into their offerings. For example, there are local producers of all kinds of goods all over the world, and they are rapidly being chosen and favoured over larger corporations that commercialise their manufacturing of products – we all know them, large companies creating enormous scale quantities of products, food and otherwise, and making it difficult for locals and everyday people to compete and make a living for themselves.

This week we ask you to choose to support your local producers in whichever way you can. This is not to say that you cannot buy online or from businesses such as larger supermarkets at all – it is to simply open your eyes to who is working around you and the need they too have for supporting their family with their exceptional talent and skill for producing a particular service or product.

Who is it that you are living nearby to that is talented at making preserves, growing food, gardening, farming, even creating tools and materials, or servicing all these people, with their own personal effort? The reason we ask you to open your eyes to the energy that is in your local community, is because embracing relationships in your local community and truly honouring who is working hard around you, investing their effort and talents in this way, will reward you with a satisfying and empowering relationship both now and in the future.

Let your intuition guide you, simply ask for your angels and your intuition to allow you to see this week, those local community members who are offering their skill, talent and experience, to service your community – and if it’s possible, invite them into your world by trying out their products or services for a change.

Enjoy a wonder-full week and remember the world is changing, and so must you. Each day is a new day to be grateful for what has passed, to live in the moment, and take advantage of change so as to keep yourself fulfilled for a wonderful tomorrow and beyond.

Let love be your compass. 

Joanna Becker

© Copyright 2018. Joanna Becker is an Australian author, blogger and healer (communication with spirits) at The Real Food Tribe Blog website ( She has authored books on self-healing using internal dialogue with self and spirit, positive affirmations, meditation, and conscientious parenting. In 2018 Joanna Becker will be offering free channeled messages on the topic of nourishing the body with Real Food. In addition, you can join Joanna and her tribe in the private support page Real Food Tribe – Private Support on Facebook, click here to join:





Activities for Kids, Food and Nutrition, Life Creativity, Parenting Ideas, Self-healing and Wellness, Weekly Metaphysical Readings

2nd January 2018 – Metaphysical Reading for The Real Food Tribe (Teaching Our Kids How To Eat Real Food)


Welcome to this week’s reading by Joanna Becker, author, blogger, and healer (communication with spirits) for the Real Food Tribe Blog. As you’re enjoying the first fresh days of the new year, and setting intentions and reflecting on what was great (and not so great) about the year passed, don’t forget to listen to your body and honour its very specific needs at the beginning of a new cycle.

The body’s seasons begin fresh every year: within your body’s internal biological clock, there is a re-birth occurring. So think of it like the beginning of Spring – a fresh time, waking up, setting intentions, spreading wings, tasting new things, trying new experiences with excitement and vigour, all while being aware that you are cared for, loved and safe and have a beautiful spiritual support system on call, anytime, within your own energetic field.

Let’s talk about which foods are best for your body at the time of year when you are waking from a tiring, effortful end of year, and ready to start a new chapter of your life time with improved happiness and success.

Cucumbers, are fresh and cooling, and light on the body to process. They are invigorating, and especially great for stimulating new thoughts and generating inspiration and enthusiasm.

Strawberries, a summer fruit, are a sweet treat that are enjoyed from frozen in smoothies or ice-crush drinks. They create a feeling of safety, love, nourishment and enjoyment in the life that it is now, presently.

Lettuce, a great food for summer, and great crisp energy for encouraging you to be light-footed, energetic and embracing new experiences. Easy to digest, nourishing with a good supply of water, easy on the tastebuds. This food is good for creating an energetic field of lightness, but also grounding, with structure and stability.

Sometimes during the early parts of this year you may feel like there is no way to improve on the situations you experienced last year. It is paramount that you monitor your language, that comes out of your mouth, and is passed through your brain in thoughts, and your heart in emotions, and improve on what you say. Thoughts are the key to your ultimate fulfilment. The sense of wonder that you will have in life, this year, will be generated from the words that you speak, think and feel. Words that will be especially helpful for you this year, in creating a safe and healthy home for yourself and your children, are:

  • “Let this food inspire us to be better versions of ourselves.”
  • “Especially now, I welcome this food into my body to nourish and enable healthful growth and support.”
  • “Yes, I am willing to improve my body’s health and am ready to try new foods.”
  • “Give me the strength, courage, discipline, and ambition to try what is ultimately good for me and can inspire my children to do what is good for them.”
  • “Thank you for the food I eat, the water I drink, the air I breathe, and nature I enjoy.”

It is of course helpful to print out phrases such as the above and include them on the dining table or breakfast bar, and involve the family in reading them aloud during meals.

Thank you for sharing a wonder-full 2017 with me and the Real Food Tribe Community.

You are loved more than you know! Be yourself, bless others and live your truth.

Let love be your compass.

© Copyright 2018. Joanna Becker is an Australian author, blogger and healer (communication with spirits) at The Real Food Tribe Blog website ( She has authored books on self-healing using internal dialogue with self and spirit, positive affirmations, meditation, and conscientious parenting. In 2018 Joanna Becker will be offering free channeled messages on the topic of nourishing the body with Real Food. In addition, you can join Joanna and her tribe in the private support page Real Food Tribe – Private Support on Facebook, click here to join:



33 Ways To have A Fun Birth – Printed and Ready for Letterboxes

My books have arrived from the international print-house and I can’t describe the feeling of reading the actual hard copy as opposed to the ebook. To hold a novel, flick through the chapters, scan the content, read the poem, imagine what it would be like for my readers to read and then write their own birth stories in the journal at the end… sensational. 

I truly feel this book has the capacity to assist so many women during pregnancy and early parenting. I believe it can help in a private healing experience for the reader, and can be an strong pillar to lean on, during what can be an uncertain and uncomfortable time for expecting mums. 

Would you like to know how to order a copy for yourself, or for a family member or friend? 

Just follow the tabs on this website or say so below and I’ll give you the link to place your order.


Clearing out and making way for clear focus 

What is most important to you? Can you think clearly, with everything going on around you and within your own nest? 

Over Winter I had a cleanse in body and mind, which also flowed into my computer, bookcase and wardrobe. I am so excited to continue on with this, because I feel so much clearer in what I want to achieve in my life and also, so much more capable. Capable of saying YES to what matters and aligns with my goals, and NO to what is someone else’s path, not my own. 

Needless to say I’m looking forward to our 30 Day Minimalism Challenge starting November 10. They say we all have a room or a cupboard that we close the door on and avoid, actually I have more than one and with renovations underway, it’s time I accepted a little help and guidance😆.

Do you want to join me, and start the new year fresh, organised and in flow?

This is a time to detox the body, declutter the home and reconnect with the relationships that matter most.

In the past I have tried to do it all in a day and failed epically. So I’m excited to focus on the next 30 days and do it once and for all!!

Would love for you to join me and we can do this together one overflowing wardrobe at a time 😅

I know the results will be amazing for my mind, body and soul!! Comment below if you want in 👇👏


Join us in a step by step program to help you finish your year with a clean body, clean mind and clean home. 

Lets kick the clutter habit for good and get back to what’s most important in our lives and reduce or eliminate the rest 🙌

Just in time before the Christmas craziness begins….

💚 Detox – your body 

💚 Destress – your relationships

💚 Declutter – your life

We are starting November 10 – Comment below or message me for more info on how you can join me 💕


Is Eating “Vegan” Easy? Realistic? Fun? Healthy? Find out…

Awesome news with a webinar scheduled for tomorrow night at 7.30pm QLD / 8.30pm NSW time with our program’s in house 🌶 Raw Food Nutritionist 🥑
If you’re keen to learn more about the benefits of going vegan or helping your family try more vegan food… this might light you up and add spritz to your day. 🍍 

100% Whole Foods from non-animal sources might not be for everyone all the time, but I know I can certainly benefit from more Whole Foods every day so I am keen to learn more – and you might benefit too from this FREE event. 

Tune in to hear one of my good friends share her awesome mode of lifestyle the “vegan” way.

Let me know if you would like the link to jump on 🍎



Mammalian Meat Allergy (Alpha-Gal) – aligning yourself with the right tribe – and live with it successfully and happily

For a couple of years now I’ve had what I suspected was a “red-meat allergy”, from a paralysis tick bite. This is a growing concern especially on the coastal areas of NSW and QLD. There are new cases diagnosed every day, children included, so I wanted to share with you a little of what I’ve learned, so you can help yourself, or others, access good information should they ever be affected.

Firstly – if you’re ever bitten by a paralysis tick (and please teach your kids this!) – don’t try to remove it – don’t even touch it! Keep a “wart-off” product in your handbag/backpack and freeze it off so the paralysis tick cannot inject you with the “alpha-gal” protein, which it could have picked up by a recent feed (a cow, for example). If you don’t have access to the wart-off product, leave the tick in place until you can get to a chemist. Essential Oils are a little more risky as they can take a bit longer to work and the tick can still get irritated and inject you – I used essential oils and I still got the allergy – so please consider getting wart-off.

Secondly – if you are bitten by a paralysis tick, it’s not guaranteed you will become allergic to mammal meat products. This is just one form of a paralysis tick bite side-effect. So book a doctor appointment and have a blood test to check for “alpha-gal allergy”. You will also know if you suddenly start getting sick after eating. For me the symptoms were full-body tingles, tremors, heart palpitations, nausea like food-poisoning, urge to vomit but difficulty vomiting, sleepless nights with high anxiety, drop in blood pressure, urge to cry etc, pacing hallways etc. I mistook these symptoms for panic attacks. What I found worked for my “panic attacks” was vitamin C (4 mandarins did the trick!) or a vitamin C supplement, and an anti-histamine over time as the symptoms worsened. As they became worse again – I didn’t realise the foods I was eating were triggering allergy – I started using an asthma puffer occasionally to open my airways and calm me down, along with essential oils Sage, Lemon Grass, Frankincense, and Peppermint. I’ll always keep these first-aid tools with me now, but generally a state of calm, yoga, and deep diaphragmatic breathing is a really good preventative for the worse symptoms.

Thirdly – if you or someone else has alpha-gal allergy, don’t despair! It just takes time to get your mindset organised, for a change in diet and more diligence when eating out. I also recommend going to see an Allergy Specialist and checking the extent of the allergy. It can range from beef, to include all mammals, to even include milk and even milk-chocolate.

Fortunately for me during this time I was taking a whole-food powder in vegan-capsule, and vegan-shake. Juice Plus+ is all vegan. When I was first affected 2 years ago, as you might have heard me say on our recordings, Juice Plus+ “saved my life” when I didn’t know what was making me sick, because Juice Plus+ smoothies filled my belly up when I was both confused and weak! It was over 6 months before I was told by a friend about paralysis ticks. I hope that by writing this, you can possibly save time for a friend who is bitten and becomes sick.

Here are some practical solutions for shopping:

Alpha-gal is not “red-meat”. This is not “red-meat allergy” – and naming it that means you can make the same mistake I did and keep eating prosciutto and cheese for the next 2 years!  Alpha-gal is all mammals, even including kangaroo, pork, lamb – any animal born with live young. That means the occasional bacon for Sunday breakfast, or ham sandwiches on the run, or pork gyoza, are out. It may even include vegetarian spring-rolls, if they are cooked in the same deep-fried pan as meat spring rolls.

It is also a little tricky if you already follow a vegetarian diet – vegetarianism is ommitting meat and is definitely the closet diet to meat allergy – but sometimes vegetarian foods are cooked with meat (spring roll example above). Just take a little bit of extra caution – take a look at the cooking areas, or read labels. I used to eat mostly vegetarian, but simply didn’t realise some ingredients included mammal products, such as cheese “rennet”.

These are the products to look out for:

  • Cheese (rennet): buy the vegetarian option, which is made with animal-free rennet.
  • Lollies (many different kinds): only eat vegetarian because a lot of lollies are made with gelatine.
  • Thickened Cream, Sour Cream, and some Yoghurts: they often have gelatine. Read ingredients and buy pure cream and pot-set yoghurt. Be careful when eating out at parties or restaurants, as the cakes on offer probably have cream or jelly.
  • Flavoured meals, sauces and condiments: Beef stocks may be used in packaged foods. Choose vegetarian, and just make sure to read the ingredients.
  • Bakery foods: Pizza breads, for example, have bacon, and ham.
  • Cheesecakes: save the experience for when you can buy or make a beautiful raw-vegan!  I have a great recipe.

If you have kids? Don’t be like me and eat their left-overs! Or lick your fingers after preparing their meals. That too, was triggering mild reactions for me.

Restaurants & Cafes: You can have a quick chat with the chef when you arrive to check that vegetarian options on the menu definitely haven’t come into contact with beef stock or cooked in the same grill-pan as bacon, for example. Also you can ask to omit cheese. I find chefs and staff so helpful and willing to accommodate – sometimes I ring ahead and let them know and talk about the menu options.

Platters being served at big events: know what you’re eating before you eat it. Take your own foods as a precaution. At our recent conference I made myself unwell eating these delicious parcels that had pork in them …  I’d say it was worth it – but it really wasn’t, as I had to leave and missed the event!

The other thing to be weary of, which snuck up on me, is Iron Deficiency. I became iron deficient – and that was not a pleasant 2-3 months. Iron supplementation is often recommended for women, and I recommend it for mammalian meat allergy. Especially while you learn a new vegetarian diet. Especially if you are in child-birthing years with extra blood loss, from birth or miscarriage. I have continued to have my JP+ shakes, which have a good amount of iron. And I know that later on, when the diet becomes more normal and my health is strong and resilient, and my immune system is strong again, the extra supplementation can be taken out.

Supplementation from the chemist. Watch out for gelatine capsules and other mammal ingredients. Ring the company and ask if their vitamins, probiotics are vegetarian. I have found that most of Ethical Nutrients is vegetarian, which is great for probiotics and iron and vitamin B, and have found a favourite list of “safe” supplements. My Naturopath, and my Chemist, are more than willing to call the companies before they sell me their products. Propolis was a favourite supplement of mine. However my brand had gelatine – so it’s worth ringing the company for a quick chat, they are always helpful. I have previously not recommended supplementation from the chemist, but with an allergy, the body can get very run down and the immune system weak. So supplementation and chinese herbs have helped me get back on my feet, along with a varied and heathy diet.

This is why I love our Real Food Tribe community. It is already for the healthy-minded person – but when something totally weird and unexpected pops up, this community is simply a God-Send because pretty-much EVERYTHING in our pages, is safe. I’ve always loved the vegetarian options in this program, and even more so now.

As I think of more examples that may be helpful, I’ll add them to this list over time. I just wanted to raise a little awareness for you, in case a child you know, or an adult you know, is affected – you can easily support them and give them the encouragement that they need. Anxiety, and stress, is often more debilitating than any condition so calming language, hugs and peaceful time together is key.

Please also don’t underestimate the effect of taking meat out of your diet, if you are not used to being a vegetarian. Your body will adapt over time, but it feels the change. I know my body is missing certain foods and I make sure, nowadays, that everyday, I plan ahead to balance each and every meal. It’s NOT ok to be on the run and forget to plan your meals. And it’s NOT ok to gulp your food down in a hurry and create other digestive issues! Don’t we all do that? 🙂 I feel like this is a precious time to pay extra attention to yourself, because it takes a certain level of discipline and focus to manage an allergy, meal-by-meal, on a daily basis. The last thing we need is other digestive issues or stress placing extra pressures on the beautiful body.

Between salmon, seafood and fish, beans, grains, and the list goes on, there are plenty of ways to keep the body nourished. I’ve added foods back in, that I took out – such as bread, and sugar, to fill me up and ensure I eat. It’s better to eat something than not at all! But I do feel like my body does miss meat, and that’s why I chose to eat it (albeit sparingly) for all my adult years. Often times people associate a tick-bite with Lymes Disease. I can’t comment too much except to say that, in my case, mammalian meat allergy triggered a whole stream of health challenges, not Lymes related, but related to  having taken meat out of my diet. Personally, I liked to eat a little meat and it gave me energy and strength. I know it’s not the same for many people and they feel better without meat – on the whole, I do. But a little bit every now and then was good too.

Stress Relief techniques and associating with like-minded people, such as what we have here in our tribe, and watching healthy videos such as Overfed and UnderNourished (and many more, check out the Gaia app) are fantastic. They will give you the heart-felt support you need that vegetarianism is going to be ok, if you weren’t in that full mindset before.

Copyright, Joanna Becker. Contact for permission to reproduce.


How to know which oils to use, and which fats are healthy 

Wondering what oils to cook with? Confused about which fats are good fats? Want to know if fat free foods are what they say they are? Wanting to lose weight but are not sure how to? Wondering how to get the good fats into your family daily?Then this is the webinar for you and your family!

In just a few hours time, Wednesday 30th August 7.30pm Sydney Time. Comment below and I will PM you the link to my affiliate’s webinar. 

Food and Nutrition, Parenting Ideas, Self-healing and Wellness

March Connection!

Just a little something to say thank you for being amazing and taking care of your body. Putting your health and vitality first is not always easy to do, and I honour you for your commitment to your healthy body and mind.

If you haven’t yet tried one of our Vegan whole food powders that I absolutely love, and you are one of my current virtual retail store customers, you will soon be receiving a little chocolate (or vanilla) gift in the post 🙂 I start my day with mine and add in rice milk, frozen berries, banana and mango. 100% whole foods, it’s the bomb!

SMOOTHIE FUN: You can add virtually anything to a delicious morning smoothie. You can use coconut water or nut milk, any fresh fruit or vegetables from your crisper or garden, a little sweetener like banana or honey, and quickly turn it into a smoothie bowl, to refrigerate as a chia seed pudding or even pre-make and pack protein balls.

MARCH WEBINAR: Did you have a chance to attend the live webinar in March? If not, you can watch the recording by commenting on this post and I’ll reply to you directly. In this month’s free health webinar, Dr Anthony Golle reveals the truth behind the protein myth, dairy, sugar and many more conflicting pieces of advice we are faced with daily. He also gave tips on how to live with health and vitality, through these modern-day life changing principles. If you did not receive the event invite for March, please let me know and I’ll help you get access for next month 🙂

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EASTER IS AROUND THE CORNER: Are you wondering how to enjoy Easter Celebrations the healthy and wholesome way? The special chocolate edition is now out! Happy Easter Celebrations Guide is a free ebook in the Tribal Wellness private support page on Facebook. There are now over 4,000 members in our community enjoying these resources however I’d love to provide my customers with a hard copy for free – so if you would like to receive a hard copy of the Easter guide in the mail, just reply to this email.

I also want to thank you for supporting 2 incredible organisations this month.

The first, the Child Health Study. If you are participating in the global health study that is feeding 1 MILLION children around the world presently, I am committed to donating a portion of my retail profit from your order towards supporting this incredible study. The results for children, who have been participating, are phenomenal and certainly changing lives. The power of whole foods continues to blow me away.

The second, is our affiliated organisation. Again, because of your order (no matter what you order), I am committed to supporting this organisation by contributing a portion of retail profit. These funds go towards putting edible gardens and building kitchens in schools, providing tailored education programs to early childhood facilities and promoting healthy attitudes in schools where children may not necessarily have the support they need at home to choose the best foods to eat everyday. Many children and teenagers at participating entres get to eat our smoothies after school, for free, everyday too. If you would like to support either of these organisations, in any further way, I can help you do this in the way that suits you. Contact me to chat 🙂

I officially re-launched my business brand, Parenting Energy, as a community with an independent online retail store. It excites me what I am able to create in an online space with my children hanging around in the office with me – technology is still changing my life for the better. You can place orders by getting in touch with me, or simply requesting access to my online store and entering your product choice and payment information – so safe and easy, I know you’ll love the products and ease of shopping as much as I do.

And of massive benefit to you, is the ongoing access to free healthy inspiration and resources including my own ebooks, Dusty’s Wonder Bug, Teaching Our Kids How To Eat Real Food, and Faith In Me: Birth and Pregnancy Companion – as well as the online Tribal Wellness Movement recipe/detox guides and wellness seminars. It is within both the Tribal Wellness Movement private community, and Parenting Energy private community (Facebook pages), where you will find the recordings of 33+ meditations for both you and your children, for any stage or phase in every day life. If you have been connected with me for a while, you might remember receiving these meditations by email each week over 52 weeks, while I travelled the East Coast of Australia with my family.

If you would love to hear about what inspired me to create Parenting Energy and my personal story on the Juice Plus+ products, you can watch my business launch event by clicking this link.

Have an amazing day!

Kind regards,
Jo Becker, Parenting Energy

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