It’s that time of year isn’t it, we start a new calendar year and make resolutions. I’ve learnt over time that resolutions don’t have a great success rate and it’s not until I heard and read more about the subject that I realised we are doing it all wrong.You see, a...
I listened to a podcast recently. The guest on the show was Gareth Southgate the current England football manager. He has made some serious inroads into improving the England team's culture and their results have shown this. A world cup semi final for the first time...
There are other of course, "lockdown" would be befitting, perhaps "pandemic" is another appropriate word. But if we had to humanise the year then it's how we've reacted to it that sums it up for me - it's what's connected us all through this testing time. Mine is very...
In search of better sleep? Consider meditation. Through decades of scientific study, researchers have found this ancient practice improves sleep.
With meditation, you can train your mind to more easily enter a relaxed state.
So as summer is around the corner my mind turned to food!!!
The barbie needs a clean up and a new gas bottle must be found!
We will be cooking outside across most of the summer I suspect and I have a go to with my meat of choice and that is a tasty slaw. Not just any old slaw but a tasty one that has a few more ingredients in it to make it taste different and little bit fancy!!
Over lockdown businesses I had worked with before and new ones came to me to help them connect with their team while working remotely.
I’m reading a book about neuroplasticity and I was blown away by the first case study.
A lady who had been taking a drug which had a side affect of attacking the vestibular system (your inner ear balance mechanism).She had many falls and ended up seeing a specialist who referred her onto a guy who was trialing a new technology to help the brain correct itself and learn to balance the body again.
Your eating habits impact how you sleep more than you may realise.
Late-night meals and snacks can affect the time it takes for you to fall asleep, your sleep efficiency, and even your REM and deep sleep numbers.
Most people have experienced the effects of a good night’s sleep on your body’s ability to fight a sickness. When it comes to your health, sleep is your armour.
In an earlier blog I talked about the circadian rhythm and how it is is driven by light and our sleep cycles will follow this thyme – if we let them.