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Monthly Archives: February 2017

What, me worry? How to overcome anxiety

By |2017-10-17T07:28:13+01:00February 22nd, 2017|Anxiety, Emotions, Sleep|

I was an anxious teenager. If you were to have asked me why, or what I was anxious about, I’d have been hard pressed to answer. In those days, it was fashionable to be ‘cool’ and I became known for my cool demeanour. But I only accomplished this by suppressing the symptoms of underlying anxiety, such as tension in my shoulders, chest, stomach and legs. For me, [...]

Is Love really all you need?

By |2017-09-05T13:51:42+01:00February 12th, 2017|Emotions, Heart|

According to the Beatles, “All you need is love, all you need is love, all you need is love, love, love is all you need, love is all you need”. It’s clear from record sales for the song, that many agreed with this message of love, but some argued that love is not enough; we also need practical things like somewhere to live, a good job, decent food, a [...]

Milk, a health goodie or baddie?

By |2017-09-13T09:10:20+01:00February 8th, 2017|Dairy, Food, Oils|

When I was growing up, cow’s milk was hailed as a complete food and essential for growing children. These days, milk allergies and lactose-intolerance have become a major issue; concerns are voiced about its saturated fat content; and many people cite ethical issues around how we treat dairy cows as a reason to avoid milk. Let me put my own cards on the table. Despite its potential problems, [...]