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”

Born to be Wild – Adding a Feral Touch to Wellbeing

Reading Time: 8 minutes Wildness has always been a part of our ethos here at Wild Life. But what does that mean and what makes a wild life ‘wild’? Before you panic buy the full Ray Mears DVD collection, we are not suggesting you give up on so-called modern civilisation, retreat to woods and spend the rest of yourContinue reading “Born to be Wild – Adding a Feral Touch to Wellbeing”

Morning Sunlight for Superior Wellbeing

Reading Time: 8 minutes They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Maybe that’s true. What the soul is and where it resides, I have no clue. What I do know is that the eyes are most definitely the windows to the brain. In fact they are the brain. That’s right, the eyes are a physiologicalContinue reading “Morning Sunlight for Superior Wellbeing”

Power Naps – The Science and Art of the Siesta

Reading Time: 8 minutes Ah the arrogance of youth. In my younger days I had the opinion that napping was for old people; that sleep was for the weak. My friend Emily was ahead of the curve though. She would take herself off for a little ‘disco nap’ – a pre-emptive snooze before a hard night of booze, mischiefContinue reading “Power Naps – The Science and Art of the Siesta”

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”