Trichotillomania: Publishing an article on Medium

What is Medium? Medium is a publishing platform that allows anyone to create an account and start writing. People can write about whatever moves them from opinion pieces, personal experiences and good old fashioned journalism. Medium differs from any typical “magazine” style site in that it’s pages won’t contain adverts. Only original pieces directly from […]

Why yoga is the ancient fix for a modern life

Yoga is a hugely popular choice of exercise for men and women of all ages. In the U.S. alone, the number of yoga participants increased by 50% between 2012 and 2016. And that trend looks to continue. So why is yoga so popular? And why should you take up yoga instead of any other form […]

Self-doubt and freelancing

Why would anyone hire you? Seriously, why would anyone pay you to do anything? You don’t know what you’re talking about, you’re not an expert and you have zero experience. You’re a joke and you know it. Sound familiar? Chances are if you’re thinking of becoming a freelancer (or already are), it’s your own brain […]

Is mental health and brain health the same?

Should mental health be viewed as brain health? Today is World Mental Health Day (at least it was when I started researching an article on good brain health). Social media was full of personal stories of mental health, voices challenging the mental illness stigma plus all the memes about how “it’s okay to not be […]

Using Urine: 10 Surprising Purposes for Pee

Using Urine: 10 Surprising Purposes for Pee We all urinate. Fact. I’m not even going to bother citing that reference. Collectively, humans produce 10 billion litres of urine every day.  Is that a lot of waste in need of disposal or is it a valuable commodity that we a literally “pissing” away? Using urine was […]

LinkedIn article about the ‘Coffee Cup Crisis’

A coffee cup tax was proposed to help combat the amount of plastic waste the UK would have to deal with following China’s decision to no longer accept refuse from other countries. With the devastating effect that plastic pollution is having on our oceans at the forefront of our minds, will be able to change our […]

The health benefits of dancing

It’s that time of year when we pick our post-Christmas, lardy selves up off the sofa and make those resolutions: like actually getting fit or losing weight. We ultimately fail at these goals because our focus is on the end result and not on how we get there. You could join a gym or a […]