Healthy Mind

GIVEAWAY

  Hi Everyone ! I’m doing an Instagram and Facebook competition to giveaway this free stuff from Linwoods as well as a copy of Andrea McLeans Book ” Confessions of a Menopausal Woman”   I know not everyone is on Social Media so for my blog followers if you’d like to take part,  leave a …

What Women Want.

  Ah… The Menopause. Things we dont discuss enough.   I was part of a live event last night hosted by Linwoods and Her.ie called What Women Want. Andrea Mclean from Loose Women was the host, journalist Roisin Ingle, nutritionist Jane McClenaghan and myself formed the panel. We discussed a wide range of issues but …

Burnout

I noticed an article on twitter saying that mindfulness was not the answer to burnout. That burnout is a symptom. And that while mindfulness helps, its the structures and environment that often that often need to change. And so, whilst mindfulness helps those that are burnt out, they can become burnt out again once they …

New Years Challenges

  I’ve decided this year to forget about New Years resolutions.   Instead I’m going to set myself some challenges and goals. I’m going to divide then into personal, body, mental, career/business, short, medium and longterm. The following are some examples of the things I have been thinking about.   I’m going to listen to …

Christmas Party Hangover Prevention

Advance planning is required to ease/prevent a hangover.  Items required- H20, milk thistle, ability to nap the next day, Crisps, dioralyte, paracetamol. If you wake up with a dry mouth you need to have water next to the bed ready to go. Drink LOADS of water before you go to bed. Could drink dioraltye(rehydration solution) …

Oranges- a connection between your heart and erectile dysfunction

Everyone knows oranges are a good source of Vitamin C and fibre right ?   They are also known to be cardioprotective i.e protect the vessels of the heart and therefore the heart.   Observational evidence has shown that the higher the consumption of flavanone rich food such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons and bergamots, the …

How to Fast Intermittently

Fast day 4 of 8 :-)) Weigh day tomorrow! How to do intermittent fasting …. Options include: Consuming between 500-800 calories for two consecutive days per week. (Normal diet in between) The 5:2 Diet. Complete Fast every second day (Normal diet in between) Time restricted feeding. Restricting food intake to a 6-8 hour window every …