12-01-2018 NLP and a personal journey

It's a Friday afternoon, 6pm, pitch black outside, and I'm cosying up on my sofa with a couple of candles lit and gentle music in the background. I'm feeling quite sorry for myself today because a light cold that started just before New Years has recently turned into a horrible cough after a couple of … Continue reading 12-01-2018 NLP and a personal journey

Writers Block

I’m a writer, I’m a poet, It’s a gift, they say, I know it! Helps me fine tune all the voices All the questions all the choices Running through my busy brain: Sorting crazy from the sane. Helping me to find a way When I’ve had a rubbish day.   But today the words won’t … Continue reading Writers Block

Why We’re Here – The Research

For those of you who have got the impression that so far my time in Ecuador has mostly been exploring, lying in a hammock and swimming, you're wrong. Well, half wrong. Okay, just a little bit wrong, we have been doing a lot of that. But there's a much more serious side to our life … Continue reading Why We’re Here – The Research

This is your brain on Parasites – Kathleen McAuliffe

A very interesting read, Kathleen sheds light on a new perspective with which to view the world around us. This book explores the fascinating scientific research around Parasitology and introduces the idea that parasites may be the secret puppeteers of behaviour that we didn't know existed. THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON PARASITES appeals to all … Continue reading This is your brain on Parasites – Kathleen McAuliffe

ChiroEurope 2017

ChiroEurope is a conference that occurs twice a year, spring and autumn, inclusively catering for Chiro’s, Chiropractic assistants, students, friends and family and anyone who’s interested in Chiropractic care. The long weekend consists of a series of speakers who aim to challenge, support, inspire, share their miracles, give advice and ultimately bring out the best … Continue reading ChiroEurope 2017

#VEGCURIOUS ?

(A post written for the Mancunion - The Manchester Uni student newspaper). Definition: someone who is interested in exploring veganism and experimenting with vegetables in new ways, but not quite ready to commit. Been having some affectionate thoughts about vegetables lately? Perhaps you’ve been wondering about alternative sources of protein but you’re not quite ready … Continue reading #VEGCURIOUS ?

Let’s make ‘healthy’ mainstream with media

There are so so many social media presences out there who are spreading the word about nutrition, fitness, mental-welbeing and health; I think it's absolutely great that there are people campaigning and inspiring all over the world, encouraging everyone else to start conscientiously being healthier. I know there's a very large part of the population … Continue reading Let’s make ‘healthy’ mainstream with media

Are cocktails giving you brain damage?

Well yes, they are actually. Do I still love them? Yes, they're pretty and yummy. This post is about increasing awareness rather than personally condemning everyone that drinks (myself included) and just hopefully inspiring people to ask a few more questions and take the issue a little bit more seriously. One quick comment before I … Continue reading Are cocktails giving you brain damage?

High-fat, Low-carb life

Next time you're deciding whether to go for full fat or low fat, go full fat. Studies have shown that while low-fat alternatives have less calories, they're actually worse for our waist line and heart in the long run due to the increased amount of sugars. Plus fat is actually pretty good for you! In this post I describe why a high-fat, low-carb diet is better for your health, my sources are scientific journals and the New Scientist ❤

Learning To Learn

It's so important nowadays to evaluate all the information you learn in the media and think about what bias it has. We're over-exposed in this world to too much information and unless you know how to sort through it all, process it correctly and learn about the dangers, it could really affect your life in a bad way. This post is about learning how to learn in today's crazy world and how important it is to be aware of all the influences you're under so you can make your own informed decisions.

Why you should try Intermittent Fasting

An amazing tool for health, intermittent fasting is a free and easy way to hugely improve your immune system, brain function, energy levels, cravings and weight. The 16 / 8 Fast There are lots of different types of fasting, but my favourite one (and by far the easiest) is the 16 / 8 fast. This … Continue reading Why you should try Intermittent Fasting

Power and responsibility – the CRISPR debate

To edit or not to edit? Science is making major advances by the second, and with all this new-found power and knowledge comes responsibility, but where do we draw the line? As with subjects like Law and Philosophy, science is having to answer a difficult question along a very thin line; and us black and … Continue reading Power and responsibility – the CRISPR debate