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”

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”

7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Smartphone Usage

Reading Time: 8 minutes I grew up in a house that had a single, rotary dial telephone positioned in the hallway. Many of my friends didn’t have one in their house at all. To call them you’d first have to remember the number of their nearest phone box, because you had either actually memorised it or written it downContinue reading “7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Smartphone Usage”

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”

My top tools for enhancing sleep

Reading Time: 8 minutes At this point in history we should all understand the importance of getting enough sleep, yet we appear to be more sleep deprived than ever. One study from 2018 found that the average person in Britain gets only 6 hours and 19 minutes of sleep, with people only ever getting the recommended 8 hours twiceContinue reading “My top tools for enhancing sleep”

The 14 Day Wild Life Reboot

Reading Time: 6 minutes What it is and why you should sign up. When we started Wild Life about 6 years ago it was an alternative means to engage people with the outdoors. We had always experienced huge benefits ourselves from being in nature, and when we came on board to set up and run Drumnaph Nature Reserve weContinue reading “The 14 Day Wild Life Reboot”

5 Circles of Health – Movement Pt 2

Reading Time: 7 minutes What makes a movement practice? We are back again looking at the various elements that we consider to be vital for a healthy human movement practice. You can read part 1 here. We have already looked at the lower layer of the fitness pyramid; lots of general daily movement, mobility work, and low intensity cardio.Continue reading “5 Circles of Health – Movement Pt 2”

Life Lessons From My Dog – Part 2

Reading Time: 7 minutes That’s right folks, we are back with another dazzling episode of Life Lessons From My Dog. Like a cross between Nietzsche and Chewbacca, he’s back with more golden nuggets of wisdom to make our lives better, our bodies healthier, our minds stronger, and our coats glossier. So lets delve into the wisdom that gushes forthContinue reading “Life Lessons From My Dog – Part 2”