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Nutrition: The Basics – Why every meal should be about balance

All food is made up of a base of three main macronutrients: carbohydrate, protein and fat. Despite all three being an essential part of the diet, some of these have been demonised over the years, largely prompted by the search for “the best diet”. But is there such a thing? In the 1960’s eating a […]

Creating Movement in a Still Day

Since our lives were changed unrecognisably in the early Spring of 2020 due to what is now known as a pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus, many of us have been working from home. At first, this might have felt like a novelty. But now so many of us realise that working from the kitchen […]

Sleep Tips – Secrets to a Great Night’s Sleep

Sleep Tips – Secrets to a Great Night’s Sleep

Sleep is an important, but often neglected, part of our overall health and well-being. Sleep enables the body to repair and restore its chemical balance. When was the last time you got a good night’s sleep? Went to bed at a good hour and took the time to wind down mindfully in the evening? Woke […]

WARMING WINTER DAHL

Warming Winter Dahl Recipe

Warming Winter Dahl 5 cloves of garlic 2-inch chunk of ginger (crushed or finely diced) 6 spring onions 10 cherry tomatoes 1 tin of chickpeas 150g red dry lentils 2 handfuls of spinach (fresh or frozen) 1 tin of organic coconut milk A fresh lime Coriander 2 tbsp curry powder 2 tsp garam masala 1 […]

Toxic Positivity

What is Toxic Positivity?

Toxic positivity is the excessive application of a happy, optimistic state during all situations. This can result in the denial and invalidation of our legitimate human emotions (1). When positivity is used to cover up or mute how we really feel, it can become toxic. By refusing to acknowledge that certain feelings exist, we can […]

Sustainable Food Guide

Sustainable Food Guide

‘Living sustainably’ is a phrase we have all become quite familiar with in 2020. But what does it actually mean to put this into practice? Although sustainability is not a new concept, it has recently taken centre stage through social movements such as the ‘School Strike for Climate’ initiative with Greta Thunberg. Embracing a sustainable […]

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Health tips to keep you safe and well this summer

The temperature is rising and we’re finally enjoying the long, hot days of summer. While summer can be a nice break from the chilly days of seasons past, it can also bring unwanted health problems like dehydration, upset stomach, bacterial infections and heat stroke among others. Whether you’re holidaying at home or abroad this year, […]

Finding Calm in a Rapidly Changing World

Finding Calm in a Rapidly Changing World

We are going through a period where the future can feel extremely uncertain and big changes are coming at us on a daily basis. Feelings of anxiety, depression and even panic are normal reactions to these unprecedented circumstances. But while these emotions are perfectly understandable, worry isn’t a helpful state of being. The more we […]

How to work from home successfully

How to work from home successfully

Many have found themselves in unchartered waters having been plunged into a working-from-home (WFH) situation. Your WFH situation may be short-term, a couple of days a week or you may be in it for the long-haul. Some companies like Twitter even see this as a permanent solution for some of their employees. Regardless of the […]

The Microbiome

The Microbiome: What You Need to Know

About 100 trillion bacteria, both good and bad, are currently living inside your digestive system. Paired with other tiny organisms like viruses and fungi, they make up what’s known as the microbiome. Each person’s microbiome is unique to them. Your microbiome is decided by your mother’s microbiome – the environment that you’re exposed to at […]

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