Activation Exercise Taking responsibility involves some introspection. It’s so ingrained in us to deflect blame onto others; it’s become habitual, and by definition, we don’t bring much consciousness to our habits. Journaling is a great way to gain self-awareness. In particular, when we pose questions to ourselves, our answers can reveal insights that we didn’t know we had. Here are some questions that will serve … Continue reading Chapter 2: Taking 100% Responsibility
Happy Friday! Firstly, apologies for the hiatus. It was a busy Christmas getting our new puppy settled in, and I’ve also managed to finish my book, Metamorphosis. I’ll be publishing it independently next month, and sharing more behind-the-scenes colour on the self-publishing process (which I find fascinating!). 1. The heart’s electromagnetic field is so strong that modern medical equipment can measure its frequency from up … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Heart Rates, Breathing, Conscious Parenting & The Law of Attraction
Happy Friday! Here are 4 things I learnt this week: 1. Write a user manual about yourself, for your colleagues. I listened to Tim Ferriss’ podcast interview with Adam Grant, Wharton professor and author. He’s a seriously intelligent and productive guy. One great piece of advice was to write a user manual for yourself at work, so that new colleagues can get up to speed … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: A User Manual for Yourself, Why We Can’t Read Each Other, Revisionist History & Einstein
Happy Friday Here are 4 things I learnt this week: 1. It’s really healthy to go off-grid sometimes. I’ve been lying very low as I’m trying to get as much of my book, Metamorphosis, written as possible before our new pup Charlie arrives next weekend. I’ve been off Instagram, off Stories, and off Facebook as they’re huge time thieves. I feel so much better for … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Going off-grid, habits, acupuncture & the only belief that matters
Happy Friday! Here are 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Perception: On my @healthywealthyandwiseuk Instagram Stories I do a book quote of the day. This week the quotes centred around perception. Essentially, everything we see in the world is entirely skewed by our conditioning. Nothing is objective. It’s worth bearing in mind that even when we think we’re being objective, we can’t be. As Stephen … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Perception, Getting Curious, Innovation, the True Cost of our Food
Happy Friday, Here are 5 things I’ve learnt this week. 1. I’m reading Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach. I’ve been meaning to read it for a good while and she had me at hello. It should be called Radical Self Acceptance. If, like me and many others, you’ve suffered from feelings of inadequacy or worthlessness, of the need to prove something, of over-identifying with your … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learnt This Week: Radical Acceptance, Harvey Weinstein, Morning Practices, Why Knowledge of our Bodies is Power & Self-Publishing
What is a morning practice?Any set of activities that you do consistently every morning to invest in and care for yourself before giving your day away to others. What mornings without a practice usually look like:Do any of these concepts sound familiar? Reactivity, procrastination, hitting Snooze, stress, grouchiness, feeling frazzled, rushing, resentment, lethargy, aimlessness, lack of focus, lack of purpose, victimhood? If so, you’re not … Continue reading Why a morning practice is a total game-changer: are you game?
I feel compelled to write this after a session with my functional doctor this week (Dr Suman Gupta at the Hale Clinic). After an hour with her, I exited her clinic feeling incredibly grateful and, at the same time, extremely pissed off. I was grateful because I was armed with a fantastic array of detail about my health across so many areas, detail that will … Continue reading Why Functional Medicine is Just So Empowering! Seriously.
Happy Friday! Just 3 points this week as I’ve been writing my book all week and have been trying to avoid over-consumption of material! I’ve made further refinements to my ‘Miracle Morning’ routine. I’ve been reading Robin Sharma’s The 5 AM Club this week. I’m afraid it’s one of the most irritating books I’ve ever read; what should have been a non-fiction, personal development book … Continue reading 3 Things I Learnt This Week: Morning Routine, Hormones & Kerry Washington
Happy Saturday! Here are 4 things I learnt this week: 1. This week I’ve been pondering whether to eat only plants … I watched Netflix’s The Game Changers which is about vegan athletes (& produced by a team of BIG names). My reason for watching it was precisely because I am very unconvinced of the nutritional benefits of a vegan diet. Because I tend to … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Plants v Meat, The Success Equation & Cholestrol