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Health and Wellbeing personal reflections

S&RCs and Addiction

There is a huge amount of discussion at the moment about sugar and addiction and many of know the struggle to say no to a slice of cake, warm sausage roll etc etc but is that actually an addiction? It is our biology to crave S&RCs, in nature these foods do not exists and anything […]

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A love letter to sugar and refined carbs

I was asked by friend the other day how I felt about HRT especially in light of the new evidence that it might help to reduce the risk of dementia. Both are mothers died of dementia and we are both very aware of what a terrible disease this is, how hard it is on loved […]

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Silence is golden

and very good for us. In the 90s i lived in a 1930s flat for 9 years, it was a sweet little flat but 12 flats shared a central column and the sound proofing was designed before the arrival of the amplifier. There was always noise, TVs, radios, stereos and i found it impossible to […]

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Growing your own food

I love my allotment, there is something very special about the experience of eating food you grew yourself. If you have a garden or even a patio now might be a great time to have a think about growing your own food. If you pick wisely you can get a surprisingly large crop from a […]

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Health and Wellbeing IT

Self-employed directly affected by COVID-19

Directly Affected means you have COVID-19 you are in isolation you have self isolated you are caring for somebody who is affected by COVID-19 What happens if you can work but there is no work to be had is less clear! You can find more about how it is if you not directly affected here […]

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Sugar!

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Grow your own Medicines

Really good intro to simple home grown remedies in the Guardian Modern medicine is amazing but there are many simple things you can do to help yourself that only take a small amount of space. Save yourself some money and feel empowered.