Why I Journal – Traffic Control for the Mind

Reading Time: 8 minutes I have suffered from Papyrophilia for most of my life. Despite several therapeutic interventions it appears to be incurable. For those of you who are unaware of this condition, it presents itself in the uncontrolled need to accumulate paper, notebooks, sticky labels, and all things stationary. It all started when I was emotionally touched byContinue reading “Why I Journal – Traffic Control for the Mind”

Super Simple Protein Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Reading Time: 6 minutes We ate some shite in the 80s. This was a time of experimental ‘space’ food. A whole fried breakfast in a foil wrapper. It was the age of convenience. Powdered everything. Burgers in onion gravy, in a tin. The golden age of squeezy cheese. This was the period of exotic food exploration, whereby the extravagantContinue reading “Super Simple Protein Chia Seed Pudding Recipe”

The Way of the Nutrivore – The Wild Life eating philosophy

Reading Time: 8 minutes Today we open up the lunchbox on nutrient density again by looking at the nutrivore approach to eating. The greatest tool we use at Wild Life is knowledge. Our approach has always been to impart understanding to those we help. By giving knowledge and understanding to our clients we ultimately give them agency over theirContinue reading “The Way of the Nutrivore – The Wild Life eating philosophy”

Dear Liver…It’s not you, it’s me.

Reading Time: 8 minutes Dear Liver, I’ve tried to make it work between us, I really have. But time and time again I leave our interactions with a bad taste in my mouth. I really wish it could be different between us. I can see that you offer so much but I just don’t think I am ready forContinue reading “Dear Liver…It’s not you, it’s me.”

Life Lessons from Mr Miyagi

Reading Time: 6 minutes My grandfather was a sage in his own, unassuming right. His biggest teachings for me were ones of patience, dedication, play, and unconditional love. He was a quiet giant who emanated so much love in the way only grandads can. To me he was the epitome of Stoicism. I really cannot remember a time whenContinue reading “Life Lessons from Mr Miyagi”

Product Review – Good Times Recycled Sleeping Sack from Passenger Clothing

Reading Time: 7 minutes Winter is coming. And while draping myself in bear skins and leather straps should make me look like Jon Snow off of Game of Thrones, I end up looking like some kind of cosy S&M gimp. I am clearly in need of some other kind of cold weather attire. With the current rise in fuelContinue reading “Product Review – Good Times Recycled Sleeping Sack from Passenger Clothing”

The Eight-fold Year – Reconnecting with Nature

Reading Time: 7 minutes Follow the science. It’s the catchphrase of the 2020s so far. Used to both espouse one set of views and ideologies and dismiss another set. Following the science has been seen as the remedy to so-called quackery and woo-woo notions, despite the fact that it often depends ‘who’s’ science one follows. Here at Wild LifeContinue reading “The Eight-fold Year – Reconnecting with Nature”

The Constancy of Change – Embracing The Tides of Life

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today I once again don the robes and loincloth of the Meathead Philosopher. “Change is the only constant in life” Heraclitus The wise words of ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus. Change is inevitable and inexorable. We cannot stop it. Yet, for many of us, that is exactly what we are trying to do. Trying to stayContinue reading “The Constancy of Change – Embracing The Tides of Life”

DIY Folding Meditation Stool Tutorial

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is the common misconception that in order to meditate, one must contort oneself into a kind of human pretzel. And while discomfort can be a very useful tool for focusing the mind, bodily origami is far from an obligatory practice. The simple act of sitting on a normal chair, as I outline in thisContinue reading “DIY Folding Meditation Stool Tutorial”