A long time ago I realised that 'economising' on sleep was not a good idea; partly because it violates 'natural law'. Here is an interesting article which, among other things, says: "People who lack the right amount of sleep suffer a reduction in their cognitive abilities without really being conscious of it". Scientists using smartphone app to study slumber patterns warn … [Read more...] about Should We Say “Hey Sleepy” Instead Of “Hey Stupid”?
No apologies if this article is confronting. It is not however 'medical advice'. For that, see your relevant medical professional. I love science for lots of reasons. I enjoyed it at school and despite being top of my year in the final exams, I never went into science as a career. The logical mindset however has proven extremely useful, even if at times unsettling, … [Read more...] about Science Can Be Good AND Bad For Your Health
Taking personal responsibility for managing your own health is critically important. This article is yet another example of why. Here is an interesting interview - hosted by Life Matters - ABC Radio National - with Ngaire Hobbins; a dietician specialising in nutrition for those 60 and over: Why dieting can be dangerous if you're over 60 (Listen in a web browser, or … [Read more...] about Important Information About Why Dieting Can Be Dangerous For Over 60’s
Most people will have heard their fair share of horror stories about the Aged -Care industry. When I lived in the United Kingdom years ago, I met significant numbers of people in the industry who referred to their activity as 'granny farming'. More here: Nigel's Shocking 'Solution' To Aged Care Home Abuse. Recently, I met a nurse who deliberately keeps her 90-year-old … [Read more...] about Aged Care Report Card: Australian Aged-Care Facility Ratings
I enjoy White Sage incense and smudge sticks - for day-to-day use, some client work, and personal shamanic ritual. As in all other areas of life, I aim to use high quality products and services. The same is true for White Sage incense and smudge sticks. For many years I have pondered the potential effects of incense smoke and so avoided any incense where I was uncertain … [Read more...] about My Favourite White Sage Incense And Smudge Sticks