Mobility & Movement at Your Desk!

Do you sit all day without moving,? Do you finish the day with stiff, tight neck and shoulders? The media has been focusing on standing desks, getting moving, walking to and from work but is that enough. Are you moving the joints of your neck, shoulders, upper back to stop the stiffness and tightness from setting in? Not only are …

The Art of getting BORED – Why we need to embrace it!

Recently I just watched a Ted Talk by the eloquent Manoush Zomorodi on the subject of boredom, attention and technology and how in our world we are losing our ability to think creatively or even think due to the fact that we fill all the gaps in our day with social media, emails, diarising and technology without even being conscious …

The Power of Vulnerability

Brene Brown and her fabulous Ted Talk on the Power of Vulnerability is a way to explore what it means to be human, why we are here and what it all means. The talk is so funny, informative and inspiring I had to watch it twice to get all the good juicy bits down. Connection is why we are all …

The Power of Food

Food is an essential resource that we must have to sustain oursleves but did you realise that the food you eat on a daily basis can either heal or harm your body. Food as medicine is a concept that is somewhat forgotten in our society with all the packaged processed foods we see on the shelves and the lack of …

Pregnancy Mobility

During pregnancy as we get bigger and bigger often we see an increase in sedentism (sitting) lack of movement which is absolutely counter-intuitive. As women about to go into labour movement and mobility specifically of the spine, pelvis and hips is paramount for a relaxed, easier delivery. One of the best preparations for labour and delivery an expectant mother can …

Artificial Light – Health Hazard & How to Hack your home for better sleep

Artificial light specifically in the blue light spectrum is said to be the “New Smoking” – blue light suppresses melatonin production and alters the circadian rhythm – keeps you awake. Exposure to blue light at night stops melatonin production from the pineal gland that normally occurs during night. Exposure to light resets the circadian rhythm of melatonin and actively inhibits …

Coconut Oil & Saturated Fats ARE Healthy

The ever well read Chris Kresser recently published a rebuttal to the recent American Heart Association (AHA) claims that both coconut oil and saturated fat are unhealthy. Chris went through the literature and the claims by the AHA and debunked the message along with showing clearly that they were cherry picking the results by only citing 4 of the 17 …