The Winter Solstice yesterday, the longest night, the shortest day. Now the days will start to get longer again, by half a minute or so every day, and then it will be spring and the natural world will wake up again. The promise of the buds on the ends of the trees will open and … Continue reading And a-Wassailing We Will Go
The first time round that I did night shift was about 10 years ago when I was very much still in the 5-6 mini-meals dieting mindset. This time round was a lot easier (as most things are) as I was focused on health and eating proper meals instead of morsels. Night shift is hard on the body. … Continue reading What I Ate On The Night Shift
Thought I'd keep track of all the different vegan protein powders I try, so I don't accidentally buy one that I already know tastes like sand! I plan to add to it when I try more. I'm not a massive fan of processed food - which is all protein powder is, after all, but sometimes … Continue reading Tried and Tested – Vegan Protein Powder
I started reading I read "Bored and Brilliant: How Time Spent Doing Nothing Changes Everything" by Manoush Zomorodi. The theory is that we now spend all our time with our minds constantly stimulated with smartphones, TV, the internet etc, and hardly ever let it "wander" like it used to. According to the book, it is … Continue reading Phone-Free Sunday
... but I haven't quit working out. I suddenly realised I was spending £60 a month for something I could get for much cheaper. Since I switched from night shift work to days, I've enjoyed using the lunch hour to exercise. It gets me away from my desk and gives me more energy for the … Continue reading I quit the gym…
Have a listen to this podcast by Daniel Vitalis's excellent podcast Rewild Yourself: Is Blue Light The New Smoking?. It's an interview with Dr Edward Carome about how to deal with all the blue light we have in our lifestyles as a result of light bulbs, TVs, computer screens, smartphones... He talks about the realisation that … Continue reading How to improve your sleep AND look super-cool with blue light blocking glasses
Check these out! Aren't they fab? These boots were recommended by Katy Bowman of Nutritious Movement: https://www.instagram.com/p/_9vAyrAEeD/ Mine were were from Amazon and were £28 when I got them. They are easy to get on and off, with a little hoop on the back of the boot to pull them on with your finger. They are perfectly flat, … Continue reading Kamik Sharonlo – adventure boots!