So as May draws to end and we say goodbye to National Walking month for another year, I think it’s only fair to tell you that we failed in our efforts to virtually walk all of Route 66. We arrived as planned in Oklahoma, and then set off for our next stop Dallas, Texas butRead More About Learning to fail along Route 66
Mindfulness can be described as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. It is an innate quality of being human, that unfortunately, can get side-tracked and unlearnt by our busy demanding lifestyles. Mindfulness training has been developed by scientists and psychologists, drawing on anRead More About How mindfulness practice can promote wellness
There I’ve said it, I’m addicted to sugar, well puddings to be precise. I don’t drink, smoke, or take drugs so I suppose as vices go, a cake isn’t that bad. But here’s the thing I have a pudding after every evening meal, and I don’t mean a yoghurt or an apple but an actualRead More About I’m addicted to sugar – Help!
Last week the team walked 365 miles which saw us virtually arrive in Kansas, our next stop along Route 66 in the US. The team picked Route 66 as a challenge during May, which is National Walking Month. Walking is good for our minds, our bodies and our neighbourhoods and has been a lifeline forRead More About Route 66 Walkers arrive in Kansas – National Walking Month
During May, National Walking Month, some of my colleagues and I are virtually walking the famous Route 66 across America. We started in Chicago on the 1st May and in week 1, I am pleased to say collectively we have walked an impressive 333 miles, which sees us arrive at our first stop St Louis,Read More About First Stop St Louis – National Walking Month Route 66
For the last few weeks, the Muslim community have been observing Ramadan, a time of fasting, but this week on the 13th and 14th of May comes Eid Al Fatir, the breaking of the fast. This is the day where, traditionally, the Muslim community feast in celebration and this feasting can contain many high fatRead More About Eid al Fitr 13th-14th of May – Breaking the fast in a healthy way.
Coeliac awareness week is upon us so it’s time to learn about Coeliac disease and how it can affect us. One in one hundred people in the UK have Coeliac disease which amounts to a staggering 682,071 people who live with this common complaint and only 30% of those have had a formal diagnosis ofRead More About Coeliac awareness week 9th-15th of May
There are many types of mental illness that we can suffer from ranging from depression to psychosis but I’m not going to talk about that in this article. My focus is on taking time out. This is important for everyone, regardless of if you have a mental health condition or not. It is easy toRead More About Mental Health Awareness week – Take time out
Over the bank holiday I enjoyed some fresh Asparagus, not an item usually found in my shopping basket, but as it’s low in calories, boasts an impressive nutrient profile, and was cheap – I thought it would make a nice change to Broccoli. Served with some fresh salmon and new potatoes, and cooked as perRead More About What are the benefits of eating seasonally?
Do you snigger, snort, titter, or guffaw? There really isn’t a better feeling than laughing. Sometimes it’s completely involuntary and weirdly contagious, when one person starts laughing it slowly moves around a group, with all eventually joining in, even if they don’t know why they are laughing. Sunday 2nd May marks World Laughter Day, andRead More About The Health benefits of laughter: World Laughter Day – 2nd May 2021