Continuous Improvement
May10

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement mostly doesn’t involve chocolate! Marginal Gains help us to reach similar actions of an industrial engineering expert writing in Linkedin. He talks about the squeeze on profits from multiple directions in the modern commercial world. Dave Harnett highlights the need for continuous, enterprise-wide improvements to shave spending here and there and protect the company’s bottom line in the process. Team Sky...

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Pleiotropic… what?
Dec20

Pleiotropic… what?

Pleiotropic, this word explains why the posts on this site are a little scattered and not yet bundled into nice easy sections. It’s not just because my brain hasn’t felt sharp enough to turn on a concise, subject dividing sixpence recently! Also, life isn’t neat and tidy: Everything is interconnected! what does pleiotropic mean? Dr Tom O Bryan defined pleiotropic for his followers a few years back…...

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positivity, because you’re worth it!
Nov10

positivity, because you’re worth it!

It’s been a kind of a busy season including the most recent piece in my health and wellbeing puzzle which involved a welcome shot of positivity… and an overnight stay in den Haag last month. Most if not all the posts in this blog from the last year and more, address something in life which can be adapted or adjusted to make our life a little bit better. Life hacks? Hardly, as I lack the dedication to attach scientific rigour to...

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Gorgeous gluten free brownies
May10

Gorgeous gluten free brownies

After speaking to a number of people I feel assured that the batch of dairy and gluten free ginger brownies made recently is worth sharing. It’s been tricky trying to be mindful of following a reduced sugar diet whilst also testing chocolate brownie recipes (bearing in mind my candida/leaky gut posts of the last few months). Notice my use of the word ‘mindful’. I wouldn’t have made the brownies at all if I were following a strictly...

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Eggs are good!
Apr09

Eggs are good!

An image of a poached egg on gluten free toast with lots of freshly cracked black pepper, sea salt and coconut oil in place of butter. I’ve used this image as it represents the various changes I’ve made to my diet over the years but perhaps even more since investing in a medical procedure in 2012? I’m not healed… yet but I firmly believe a positive, open mind that attempts to stay aware of what’s going on...

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D’oh, it’s dopamine!
Jan13

D’oh, it’s dopamine!

We’ve made it through the holidays. Hurrah! This post might seem long but it’s kind of all connected. This post will be looking at how we might think a bit differently about aspects of ourselves by becoming more aware of the role of dopamine. You may have noticed from my somewhat nightmarish vision of christmas decorations and my language that I don’t relish the season we’ve now turned our back on. I’m...

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