Entering the Matrix – Prioritising What is Important

Reading Time: 7 minutes In the film, the Matrix is a way of distracting humans from understanding that they are slaves to the artificial intelligence which is controlling the planet. Whilst being distracted with both the urgent and the mind-numbing banalities of ‘reality’, humans accept their fate and fail to free themselves. What if I told you that theContinue reading “Entering the Matrix – Prioritising What is Important”

The Importance of Being Boring

Reading Time: 7 minutes The number 1 secret the health & fitness industry don’t want you to know. I know, I know. Everyone is offering ‘the one secret’ for optimal health; that one killer diet hack; that single best exercise for *fill in the blank*. Well despite the click bait title title I’m not going to try and sellContinue reading “The Importance of Being Boring”

Coffee Kombucha

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been sitting here for 10 minutes trying to describe what coffee kombucha is like. So far I can only come up with this: It’s like being slapped awake whilst simultaneously being caressed in velvet, while also being given smelling salts at the same time as having a hot water bottle gently placed on yourContinue reading “Coffee Kombucha”

Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wild Garlic, or Bear Garlic and Ramsoms as it is also known, is one of springtime’s superstars. You generally can smell it before you see it. That wonderful, pungent aroma seeping through deciduous woodlands, promises a sensory bombardment of enticing odours and spicy taste sensations. Sending up new shoots from early March and flowering fromContinue reading “Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe”

5 Natural Supplements for Sleep

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a veritable cornucopia of sleep remedies, from the ‘natural’ (a decidedly non- specific term) to the more synthetic, and from the time and research proven, to the downright ridiculous snake-oil-esque. But let’s get one thing clear, sleep supplements are just that, supplementary aids to sleep. What they are not are the front-line, firstContinue reading “5 Natural Supplements for Sleep”

Getting fizzy with fermented drinks- Water Kefir

Reading Time: 6 minutes I am not wholly human. In fact less than half of my body’s cells are human. I am a symbiote. And so are you. Now, I’m not talking about the likes of Venom, a dark, oppressive, controlling relationship between you and that thing that you share your body with. It’s more like those god awfulContinue reading “Getting fizzy with fermented drinks- Water Kefir”

Keema Recipe – A quick and cheap one-pot meal exploding with flavour

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is one for the meat eaters amongst you, although this could be adapted as a vegetarian dish (I like to substitute Aduki beans for mince). For people wanting to include good quality, good provenance meat into their diet, availability and cost can be an inhibiting factor. Minced meat can be a great affordable option.Continue reading “Keema Recipe – A quick and cheap one-pot meal exploding with flavour”

Being Harder to Kill – What it means and why you should care

Reading Time: 8 minutes One of our much mentioned aims is to produce ‘happier, healthier, harder to kill humans’. Up until recently I assumed everyone would want a piece of this action. Happier. Healthier. Harder to kill. What’s not to like? Well, like many things that we as individuals take for granted; the things that we assume everyone thinksContinue reading “Being Harder to Kill – What it means and why you should care”

Bigos – Polish Hunter’s Stew Recipe

Reading Time: 4 minutes This one is for the meat eaters. Here in Ireland and Britain, and possibly much of the rest of the world, when people think of Polish cuisine they could be guilty of imagining a stereotypical meal of meat and cabbage. There is much more to Polish food culture than this. However… Bigos is a dishContinue reading “Bigos – Polish Hunter’s Stew Recipe”