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Benefits of A Plant Based Diet at 40

Intrigued about adopting a plant based diet? This is a guest blog by talented headshot photographer Daniel McLean. I'd heard he'd adopted a plant based diet and was intrigued to learn more about his decision to do this and how it was going. Nine months after making the change he's delighted to share how well this is working [...]

By |2020-05-07T19:21:04+00:00May 7th, 2020|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Keeping safe & sane during coronavirus times

As you know, I’ve been in the habit of posting fortnightly for the last 6 months or so, but as coronavirus and the changes underway are so unpredictable, I thought I’d give you an additional update. As an eternal optimist, I never even considered that the coronavirus situation would have got to this point. Yet, [...]

By |2020-03-17T21:43:53+00:00March 17th, 2020|Articles, Health, Practicalities|0 Comments

Breast Cancer – a personal story

Today’s article is a guest blog from a friend who’s been through breast cancer in the last year. This topic is very personal to her and she naturally wishes to remain anonymous. Identifying breast cancer About a year ago I was in the GP surgery, idly looking at posters on the wall. One of the [...]

By |2020-03-11T19:35:54+00:00March 11th, 2020|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Chiropractic – addressing a pain in the neck

A few months back I published an article called What are you putting up with? It was actually after writing this that I realised that I’d been putting up with something else for a while – neck pain. I initially ‘injured’ myself a couple of years ago. Embarrassingly, I’m not actually sure what I did, [...]

By |2020-03-11T19:35:17+00:00February 26th, 2020|Articles, Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

January goals – actions speak louder than words

I’m writing this post with several days of January still to go, but I’m pretty confident that I’ll achieve my January goals. Funnily enough, I’m only just getting around to writing down my 2020 goals. Normally, come January 1st, I’ve already planned and listed out all my goals for the year. For the last X [...]

By |2020-01-29T19:14:28+00:00January 29th, 2020|Articles, Health, Mind|0 Comments

6 simple ways to optimise your energy

How are your energy levels? At this time of year, it’s not uncommon to feel a little drained as we head into winter. I’m an early bird by nature, but even I struggle to get out of bed at the moment. However, I still seem to have much more energy than many others around me. [...]

By |2019-11-20T21:45:56+00:00November 20th, 2019|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Are you getting enough calcium?

Are you getting enough calcium? This article has been inspired by Nicole Madden,from Completely Nutrition. I’ve heard Nicole speak a number of times and she has a way of captivating her audience with her straight-talking informative knowledge on all-things nutrition. Today’s topic is calcium, but there’ll be others to follow in a similar vein. Many [...]

By |2019-06-12T17:26:13+00:00June 12th, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Good oral health benefits ageing & longevity

National Smile Month started this week!  If you’re not aware, it’s the largest & longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Between 13th May and 13th June 2019, National Smile Month will be sharing positive messages and engaging others to develop and maintain a healthy mouth. Looking after our mouths can impact how we live [...]

By |2019-05-15T17:41:27+00:00May 15th, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Sound Bath – a calming, restorative experience

Sound Bath – a calming, restorative experience This Sunday afternoon was not a typical one for us. My daughter and I went to a Sound Bath. I must admit that I hadn’t even heard of such a thing until a few months back, let alone considered trying one. And now we’ve gone and done it! [...]

By |2019-05-01T19:13:17+00:00May 1st, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments