Picking plastic is healthy

Most people catch up sitting down. They drive to the gym to get some exercise and if there is still time they do social media to sign a petition for some authority to make us (including themselves) stop wasting life on earth (including our own). Why not combine it all, save time and make us … Continue reading Picking plastic is healthy

A Culture of Predators

In my first of a series of 3 blogs - I explored the fact that we eat animals even if it’s immensely clear scientifically that it’s killing us and nature, leaving the Earth to a destiny of a dusty over-heated desert, a scenario well depicted in the movie Interstellar. Thankfully few doubt our human contribution … Continue reading A Culture of Predators

Aromas to stop Anxiety, Insomnia and Aging

Does it surprise you to learn that aromas can heal? That they can change the morning blues to a morning in rouge? That they can reverse dementia and boost your sexuality?  But did you know that producers of aromas can use the power of fragrances to take advantage of consumers? The aroma of fresh coffee … Continue reading Aromas to stop Anxiety, Insomnia and Aging

Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Whatever you don't want to do but do anyway, do with awareness. Whatever you don't want to feel but feel anyway, feel with awareness. And finally, whatever you don't want to think but think anyway, think with awareness. When you "get it" for real you'll probably have had enough of whatever it is you don't … Continue reading Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Bugs Are Not Here to Bug Us

The future (very soon) will probably imply food shortage or at least shortage of space to grow it. Countries like Saudi Arabia and China are buying land to produce feed to produce meat for a growing population. Other countries like yours and mine are buying land as speculation. Among the largest buyers are state owned … Continue reading Bugs Are Not Here to Bug Us

Two reasons to not eat fish

Often we rely on fish or chicken for our protein intake when our bodies shout out that they have had enough of meat in life. It’s much easier for us to digest white, small fish than meat, probably because we have eaten it so much longer as a species. We moved from the centre of Africa … Continue reading Two reasons to not eat fish

If you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin

Looking good is important in our society! Hopefully looking natural, healthy and happy is getting back into fashion. If you think of it from a historic perspective there has always been some form of mutilation of the (female) body. As my 17 year old daughter said; 'What's the difference in between the Japanese women’s binding … Continue reading If you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin