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 →
Simple, enjoyable selfcare for health, wellbeing and stress relief is something we can do any day of the week.
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 →
During pre-conception care, one of the things I discuss with couples is the "fertile window", and that there's a lot of chemical signalling going on between sperm and the egg. In these discussions, essentially we're working to ensure that there will be several million healthy, active sperm waiting in the fallopian tubes before ovulation occurs, quietly communicating with the... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →