The medical community have known for a century that women are living in constant pain. They’ve done nothing about it. So says author Gabrielle Jackson in her new book Pain and Prejudice. Photo by Juan Pablo Arenas on Pexels.com "Why are women still being treated as hysterical, overly emotional, anxious and unreliable witnesses to their... Continue Reading →
Walking is a superpower!
Photo by Noelle Otto on Pexels.comPhoto by Bas Masseus on Pexels.comPhoto by Daniel Reche on Pexels.comPhoto by Ingo Joseph on Pexels.comPhoto by Rene Asmussen on Pexels.com ‘It’s a superpower’: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing... Continue Reading →
What do you do to make yourself more of a priority?
With work and family life keeping you busy, how do you prioritise your own needs?
Simple, enjoyable selfcare for health, wellbeing and stress relief is something we can do any day of the week.
The first in an occasional series where I share favourite podcasts.
…and we’re back!
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. Gary Snyder
An arboreal alphabet
I'm not showing you any images with this one. Head over right now and read this interview with Katie Holten and see the examples of her work, and then you might want to create your very own arboreal alphabet. Or perhaps, instead of trees, you might choose flowers, or leaves, or birds, or insects or fish;... Continue Reading →
Good sleep needs good design (among other things)
Well, I had no idea last week, when I wrote this post, that it was Sleep Awareness Week. Who knew? Information-overloaded like so many of you, I almost missed this gem of an article. There are so many good ideas here. Let us know in the comments what's most appealing to you.
Acupuncture for insomnia. Yes or no?
Yesterday somebody asked me if acupuncture for insomnia has been proven effective, so I checked a meta-analysis, and quickly reviewed "insomnia". Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep and/or the inability to remain asleep, with non-restorative sleep lasting for a month or more. Anyone who’s experienced insomnia understands how this can affect their quality... Continue Reading →