Gluten Free: Does it really make a difference?

For years "gluten free" has been a favourite for all health nuts, so much so that it has become somewhat of a controversial joke. Some people say going gluten free is good for you others warn wholeheartedly against it with claims that it can actually damage your health - so who do you believe? Let me … Continue reading Gluten Free: Does it really make a difference?

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 6: Self Image

Every morning you probably get up and look in the mirror, do you like what you see or do you spend a few moments staring yourself down, noticing all your flaws and reminding yourself of them? But why? Why is it that when most people catch their reflection they feel that they should take it … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 6: Self Image

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 5: Relationships

Surrounding yourself with people who make you happy, support you and love you is a paramount ingredient to a healthy life. It is important to remember that what you put out is exactly what you get back from the world and if you are in a perpetual cycle of negativity you will struggle to find … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 5: Relationships

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 4: Work-Life Balance

In a world where having a "rise-and-grind" attitude is seen as an aspirational mind set and we are expected to always be reachable thanks to mobile internet a lot of us loose sight of a healthy work-life balance. When work related stress accounts for an estimated 10.4 million sick days a year in Britain alone … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 4: Work-Life Balance

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 3: Mindfulness

Mindful might be buzzword de jour but do you know what it means? It's not a complicated concept by any means, in fact it's something that should come very naturally to us as people but it seems that in recent times we have lost the ability to be truly mindful. Stemming from zen buddhist teachings … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 3: Mindfulness

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 2: Screen Time

So aside from rest, what more is there? Eat, sleep, workout, healthy right? Well lets talk about your screen time. Just take a minute and think about how much time you spend in front of a screen every day, now think about how much of that is actually multi-screening (using two screens at once i.e. … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 2: Screen Time

Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 1: Sleep

Being healthy is so much more than eating clean and hitting the gym a few times a week, health is holistic. You could have the best diet in the world and be the most dedicated gym rat out there but that doesn't always mean you're healthy. Have you considered how much of an impact the … Continue reading Being healthy: more than what you eat and when you work out – Part 1: Sleep