MY YEAR OF THRIFT – MONTH TWO

I’m just about to come to the end of my second month of thrifting.  I know a few of you are following my progress with a view to doing the same yourself, so wanted to write a quick update. It seems hard to believe that I’m two months in; already a sixth of the way … Continue reading MY YEAR OF THRIFT – MONTH TWO

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 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