Some of you may have noticed from my recent Instagram post that I am pregnant! I am now 23 weeks, and I figured I would write about what I’m doing, to enable a healthy, positive me, and a healthy baby. Hopefully this helps other mamas-to-be out there. My aim is to maximise my chances of … More Having a healthy pregnancy
One thing I’ve learned from cooking over the years, is that sauces (and herbs/spices) are real game-changers when it comes to delicious, healthy food. I used to make very simple dishes with my fresh organic meat and vegetables from the farmers market, which were tasty, but not *amazing*. I then found the perfect spice blends … More Thai red curry paste
Has anyone else delved into creative endeavours during lock-down that they normally wouldn’t have otherwise? I certainly have…which is why today I’m sharing my homemade body butter! I decided to make it myself after spending ages looking for an organic body moisturiser that didn’t contain harmful ingredients (i.e that basically only contained healthy skin-nourishing fats), … More Whipped Body Butter
Since my previous post on staying healthy and well during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have come across more useful information that I wanted to share today. Some involves a recap of what was previously said, and some more supplements that weren’t mentioned before but that show promise as being helpful. I really want to emphasise … More Combating Coronavirus: Staying healthy – Part 2
More time at home means more opportunity for baking/making delicious treats! This is actually a treat I made for Valentines day, but didn’t get round to posting about it till now. I went through a phase of wanting to recreate childhood favourite chocolate/candy bars (like Snickers, Twix etc..), and I stumbled across this recipe for … More Healthier “Butterfingers”
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!