Comfort ________ (fill in the blank)
Friday, January 04, 2013
Thinking about comfort food today. Food that provides comfort. Thinking about it that way makes me realize how temporary it is. But what else isn't? A comfort bath is temporary. A comfort walk is temporary. A comfort book is temporary. A comfort movie is temporary. So when we need comfort, which is best? Probably the one that not only gives us comfort but also provides a greater benefit or additional benefit that may be longer lasting.
A movie - not much long lasting or great value in my eyes.
A book - reading is good for the brain, I think it would provide a greater benefit.
A walk - all kinds of benefits including better circulation, respiratory action, possible visual stimulation, etc.
A bath - well, I guess you may come out cleaner than you were, unless you use bathoils. Probably not much additional out of this one.
A cookie - (or whatever else is my comfort food for that moment) - not much at all in the lasting benefits department.
Conclusion - I'm going to try to make apples my comfort food!