A YEAR OF THRIFT – WEEK 2

I’m still in the “oh, isn’t this fun” stage of thrifting at the moment.  The reality of a year without adding cheeky little purchases to my already well stocked wardrobe(s) hasn’t quite hit yet.  And really, what is there to stress about right now?  We’re in the throes of another lockdown, so most of us … Continue reading A YEAR OF THRIFT – WEEK 2

A YEAR OF THRIFT – WEEK 1

“Thrift - the quality of using money and other resources carefully and not wastefully”. Thrift.  How can one syllable carry so much meaning?  So much, well, opportunity.  It has been said that committing to a year of thrift in our current almost locked down existence is “easy”.  I spent a long time pondering that idea … Continue reading A YEAR OF THRIFT – WEEK 1

A WHOLE WORLD – QUEUE MEDITATION

Like most of us, over the last few months I’ve kept shopping trips to an absolute bare minimum.  If it’s not essential, I’m not going out for it.  And strangely, this new way of existence is something I’ve become quite comfortable with.  Yet is it sustainable?  After the government relaxed lockdown restrictions which enabled the … Continue reading A WHOLE WORLD – QUEUE MEDITATION

Intermittent Fasting

FED VERSUS FASTED Your body is designed to smoothly transition between two different and opposing states: ‘Fed’, and ‘Fasted’. In the fed state, insulin is elevated, and this signals your body to store excess calories in your fat cells. In the presence of insulin, fat burning stops, while the body burns glucose (from your last … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting

Fast FAQs

Firstly, pick the Intermittent Protocol that works with your lifestyle: 16/8 Protocol: 16 hours of fasting, 8 hours of feasting every day. 24-hour fast Protocol: 24 hours of fasting 1-2 days per week, eat normally on all other days. Allow your body time to adjust! Just because you’ve created a habit where you’ve been feeding … Continue reading Fast FAQs