KETO AND ME

 So as you probably know by now, I have been trialling a ketogenic diet for a few months, not for weight loss or weight management but upon researching its benefits for the symptoms during menopause. The traditional treatments apply a one size fits all approach to treatment of menopause, something that I really don’t agree … Continue reading KETO AND ME

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SELF LOVE

There comes a time in your life where everything seems to just click and fall into place. That time, certainly in my case, is when you finally work out your self worth and learn to value yourself.  You stop seeking approval and understand you can’t be all things to all people. You put yourself first … Continue reading SELF LOVE

LIFES DAILY CHALLENGES

From deciding what career path to take to choosing where to live or deciding on where to holiday,  EVERYTHING can be a challenge.  But don’t get stressed over decisions, rather see them as opportunities that map out your life.  Challenges in life really can be a good thing sent to test our characters..  They can … Continue reading LIFES DAILY CHALLENGES

ARTISAN LEGENDS

I hope this has you drooling….. As you probably know by now, I am a complete foodie and love nothing more than creating new recipes.  I spend hours researching them and always try to add my twist wherever possible make them healthy but still delicious.  When you are trying to be healthy, you still want … Continue reading ARTISAN LEGENDS

AGEIST SOCIETY

Sadly, we live in a society where people are defined by their age.  Whilst we all accept that ageing is a fact of life and the effects of ageing are going to be visible.  Age really is just a number and more importantly a state of mind. What would I tell my younger self?  Take … Continue reading AGEIST SOCIETY

OMEGA-3

Did you know that a healthy human brain is made up of almost 10% omega-3?  Try and remember that fact for those pub quizzes… Omega-3 is essential for long term brain power and by eating oily fish like salmon and mackerel, you can gain some positive effects on the old grey matter and brain enhancement. … Continue reading OMEGA-3

CAFFEINE

Coffee goes in and the brain immediately blocks adenosine, the calming chemical in the brain.  This is why we are all advised not to drink coffee before bed, the time when our bodies need to relax to ensure a good night’s sleep. As I have mentioned to you, I had NEVER even had a sip … Continue reading CAFFEINE

SUGAR RUSH

We’ve all been there, it’s the afternoon and you’ve been at your desk since 9am up since 7am and feeling the dreaded afternoon slump.  All you want is a quick pick me up and coffee isn’t going to hit the spot so reach for the chocolate bar or the buttery sugar loaded biscuits and its … Continue reading SUGAR RUSH

PERFECTIONISM

So many of us are striving to be perfect and it can become all consuming.  We are all human and are allowed bad days, this doesn’t make us a lesser man or less than perfect. Perfect - think about that very word.  What you see as perfect may be the polar opposite to what I … Continue reading PERFECTIONISM

COCONUT IS LIFE

A bold statement it may be, but in my humble opinion it is.  I could say “the end” right now but I feel I owe you my explanation and to enlighten you all whilst I hopefully turn some of you into Coconut Superfans. Coconuts, despite what their name may imply, are actually fruits not nuts. … Continue reading COCONUT IS LIFE