Wellness News

March 8, 2018


Everything can be taken from a man but one thing…to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.’ Victor Frankl What do you think of when you hear the word ‘resilience’? Is it fortitude? Perseverance? Or simply the ability to keep going no matter what? Most of us think of mental toughness, endurance, the ability to bear hard times and bouncing back stronger than ever. We tend to think in heroic, extreme terms: climbing […]
December 11, 2017

The Loving Decision  

‘If you have a why, you can bear almost any how.’ In all honesty, I can’t remember where I first read this particular quote, but I recently heard this phrase used again and it really resonated with me. What is it that separates those that stick, persevere and ultimately succeed from those that find themselves repeating the same unproductive patterns? It seems to me that the ‘why’ in the first case is simply so strong. […]
December 11, 2017


  I’m a little scared about writing this blog I must admit. Writing about diets is always a minefield – for every ‘fact’ you may claim, you can guarentee somebody somewhere can quote you something refuting it. The Bread Diet sits next to The Atkins Diet on bookshelves and both I’m sure claim their own truths. Veganism is even trickier simply because it provokes such strong and (if online forums are anything to go by) […]
December 11, 2017

The Great Outdoors

As I write this, a blog intended to promote the virtues of getting outside more often, a tremendous irony occurs to me. I’ve been in work since 6:30am, it’s now 2pm, and I’ll finish at 7. As I’m back in work tomorrow at 6:30, I’ll drive home tonight, eat and pretty much go straight to bed. In the entirety of my 16 waking hours today, I’ll have spent around 10 minutes outside. Does this sound […]