My Morning Walk

My one daily habit that matters the most…

Over 4 years ago I moved out of London to the countryside. After spending my whole life living in cities (first Sydney, then London) I was craving more space, greenery and a different pace of life. It’s been for the better. I could write a whole book on the benefits I’ve experienced from changing my living location. But one of the best things to come out of it is my morning walk. Everyday after I have breakfast I’ll go for a walk accompanied by my dog, Rox.  Regardless of the weather, we’ll make our way around the fields and forest and typically walk for about an hour. So why do I … [Read more...]

Understanding Self-Care

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Self-care seems to be a buzzword that is spreading through the health community. It’s not new by any stretch but I can’t help but notice how much it comes up in articles or when people speak these days. But the thing that often strikes me is how misunderstood this term is. Self-care is too often associated with the clichéd things that one does to relax. Taking a bubble bath, getting a massage or doing meditation probably top the list of practices people think of when they hear the term self-care. And while I’m not against people doing any of these things, it can sometimes feel like … [Read more...]