Category Health

The Science of Meditation for Friends who Think You’re a Hippie

Meditation rocks. If you can actually be bothered to do it more days than not, or even if you do it sporadically, there’s so much to be gained from hanging out on that cushion. Let’s face it though, it’s still seen as a pretty alternative practice by those who don’t close their eyes for extended […]

A Pserenade to Psilocybin

In my humble opinion, the ‘magic’ mushroom – for that’s what it is – used in the right way, is one of the more remarkable tools for psychological wellbeing available to the human race. And yes I am well aware that to many people this statement will seem ridiculous, preposterous or even irresponsible. Indeed to […]

I Drink Therefore I Am?: Grappling With Alcohol and Mindful Living

Alcohol. That most delicious, horrid, elixir, poison, potion of passion, liquid of love, brew of bliss and drink of depression. How to relate to this curious drug? It depends who you ask – I know some people extremely averse to drinking while others would say you’d be crazy not to, though I’m fairly sure the […]

Green Smoothie Love

In the last couple of years I have developed what you might call an obsession with green smoothies. I am lost without my daily dose of this luscious, nutritious green liquid which so satisfies my taste buds and my body’s demands for minerals and nutrients. Once you start drinking green smoothies there is no turning […]