Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, I thought I’d offer some tips to boost your immune system and enhance general well-being. There is already plenty of important advice from experts that we should all be following in order to “flatten the curve” – i.e slow the spread so our health services aren’t overwhelmed … More Combating Coronavirus: staying healthy and boosting your immune system
First – an update. My father passed away on 31/01/20 at the age of 72, and his funeral was last Saturday. It’s been so busy since then that I’ve hardly had time to think about things. Memories and vivid emotions cropped up lying in bed after the funeral. We all expected it so it didn’t … More Life, Death and Poems
Believe it or not, “Active couch potato syndrome” is an actual term being used in scientific papers to describe those who do their weekly workouts but spend the rest of their term sitting/being sedentary. It turns out that prolonged sitting still results in early death/cardiovascular disease even if you get the recommended 30 mins of exercise … More Do you have Active Couch Potato Syndrome?
Happy new year everybody! It’s been a busy end of the year for me, what with work, family life, my dad being hospitalised with liver problems, and my own personal struggles with on/off anxiety. I’ve been doing great recently though, and I ended the year with a lovely cozy evening at home, a tasty dinner … More Psycho-spiritual Well-being in the new year
I was recently on Adam Parker’s podcast Your Ideal Day. Please check out the episode here!
I always try to stress the importance of weight workouts to anyone interested in health and fitness, for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re young, old, male, female or somewhere in between; EVERYONE should be doing some form of strength training. Most people are aware of the fairly obvious benefits – strength and a … More The importance of building muscle
Wow, what a whirlwind. I didn’t manage to post anything in September! A lot of things have been happening. At work, I changed over from working in the Paediatric ward to working on an acute medical ward (a sort of interim ward where patient’s go after A&E before moving to a “normal” ward). Me and … More Portugal and Anti-aging