Health And Purpose

Health And Purpose

An aspect of health that gets little airplay is the eighth pillar of health, which is fun and purpose. This is doing things, which we enjoy but which also serve a purpose and in some way benefit others. It can be as simple as tending a garden or can be running a...
Doing Nothing

Doing Nothing

Apparently in penalty shots in soccer, the goalkeeper will lunge to the left or right over 80% of the time. However in roughly 80% of penalty shots the striker aims for the middle of the net. The latter makes sense as it allows the greatest chance of getting a goal....
The Twelve Tips Of Christmas

The Twelve Tips Of Christmas

If you ask a group of adults the question “Who is looking forward to Christmas”? A number of hands would go up. If you then ask “Who is looking forward to Christmas being…over?” A second set of hands goes up. Ask a group of year one school children the same questions...
Pets Enhancing Health

Pets Enhancing Health

For as long as I can remember there have always been animals in my house. As a child a ginger cat that apparently liked to sleep under the bassinet preceded me. Over the years we have had as series of cats, more recently a dog, and at times goldfish and hermit crabs....
Easy Ways To Stop Binge Eating

Easy Ways To Stop Binge Eating

Many people trip up on their eating plans because they get cravings. They resist and resist but then finally give in. This can result in binging on all the “wrong” foods and set you back on your quest. It makes more sense to allow yourself small treats as you go. This...
The Health Benefits Of Meditation

The Health Benefits Of Meditation

Whilst words have certain meanings they also can have connotations. For many the notion of meditation is sitting in a cave dressed in something orange chanting ohm. The dictionary defines meditation as both the act of contemplating or reflecting and contemplation of...