Vitamin V – And Why Foraging is the Ultimate Human Exercise

Reading Time: 10 minutes How many plants do you eat? Do you get your ‘5 a day’ quota or are you like my Mum and only eat peas (we have to phone ahead when we go out for dinner)? But how many actual varieties of plants do you actually consume? The Earth has an estimated 400,000 plant species thatContinue reading “Vitamin V – And Why Foraging is the Ultimate Human Exercise”

Box Breathing – The Cheat Code to Stress Management

Reading Time: 5 minutes Stress Management is one of our 5 Circles of Health, our approach to forging happy, healthy, hard to kill humans. We know how important a healthy mind is in creating a healthy body, and vice versa. Stress management has a multitude of faces. We can manage our physical stress by applying the correct stimuli andContinue reading “Box Breathing – The Cheat Code to Stress Management”

7 Powerful Quotes That Changed My Perspective

Reading Time: 9 minutes They can hit you at any time, from anywhere. Maybe it’s a book you are reading. Perhaps it’s a podcast or an overheard conversation. Sometimes it’s a billboard or even an internet meme. But there are quotes, statements or proverbs that just hit you right in the feels. Those one liners that leave you dumbstruckContinue reading “7 Powerful Quotes That Changed My Perspective”

Comfort Eating and Trigger Foods

Reading Time: 10 minutes I have spent a large proportion of my life navigating a poor relationship with food. What does that mean? Well, for me, it presented itself by my assigning morality to food – good foods and bad foods. This in turn led me to view myself in these same moral categories. If I ate the ‘good’Continue reading “Comfort Eating and Trigger Foods”

Unconventional Motivators -The People That Push Me Forward

Reading Time: 8 minutes Today I’d like to introduce you to the people that motivate me daily. Be it one of my endurance challenges, difficult life decisions, or simply getting out of bed when my mind is screaming for surrender, these people are with me every step of the way. When we think of motivational people, many great facesContinue reading “Unconventional Motivators -The People That Push Me Forward”

My Annual End of Year Review

Reading Time: 8 minutes “This year is going to be different.” “2023 is going to be MY year.” “This is the year I’m going to get my shit sorted.” “New year, new me.” This is the dawn chorus of January 1st. The bleary eyed, dry mouthed optimism that, because a number has changed on your calendar, all is setContinue reading “My Annual End of Year Review”

The Wild Life Guide to Training Outdoors in Winter

Reading Time: 10 minutes I’m well known for stripping off and going for a cold dip whenever the opportunity arises. I even have an emergency dip kit in both of our vehicles for fear of not being able to take an impromptu plunge. I love cold exposure for all the benefit I talk of here, but the real truth,Continue reading “The Wild Life Guide to Training Outdoors in Winter”

The Wild Life FREE 14 Day Health Reboot 2023

Reading Time: 6 minutes What it is and why you should sign up. Last year we ran our first free 14 day Health Reboot. It was a huge success with participant gaining amazing personal results. So we are running it again in the New Year When we started Wild Life about 7 years ago it was an alternative meansContinue reading “The Wild Life FREE 14 Day Health Reboot 2023”

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”