Since 15th February 2017 I haven’t eaten meat. Beef, chicken, duck, lamb and pork are all off the menu. Although, I have continued to eat dairy products, eggs and fish. The terms pescetarian and vegetarian have become somewhat ambiguous but trusty old Wikipedia has reliably informed me my diet can be described as a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet with the addition of fish and shellfish. The three main factors that encouraged me to…

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There are so many phone apps which require energy and input from us. Social media platforms being a BIG one. Today, I’m celebrating the apps that are designed to give a little back. The health apps. Headspace Described as meditation made simple, the purpose of Headspace is to bring some downtime back into our hectic lives. Most of us have probably come across the benefits of meditation, from increased attention…

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Compulsive consumption, uncontrollable lusting and a perceived lack of money. Many would argue that is an accurate description of todays world. Luckily for me, I’ve recently discovered an antidote, a source of contentment, which I HAVE to share. The Minimalists, a pairing of Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, have shared their journey from corporate warriors to minimalists, via their blog, books, podcast and recently released documentary. A focus on personal…

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My dry January journey has officially come to an end. Some would say 3 days early but don’t forget there is no authority on the subject, no official institution handing out medals at the end. It’s about taking it as far as you believe is beneficial & last night I put an impromptu night in with pals ahead of the last 3 days. Despite the mixed emotions surrounding the concept…

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The use of social media has not only become accepted, it has become widely expected. There’s not just one platform either. You have to be on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and Twitter, otherwise you’ll suffer from severe FOMO. It’s intense. So I decided to cut down my use of social media throughout the month of November. I was interested to see the affect it would have on myself and my…

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