The Too Busy to Sleep Phase

I'm sure somewhere there is some wisdom on not sleeping that goes along the lines of, "if you can't sleep, get up and do something until you're tired". This is exactly what I do when I can't sleep, which doesn't happen all that often for me. I am a good sleeper. I always have been. … Continue reading The Too Busy to Sleep Phase

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I Have a Big Mind, So I Can Keep Dreaming

I have a very big mind. I don't know if you can quantify the size of a mind seeing as it is abstract. What I mean when I say I have a big mind is that it wanders. I have high ambitions for myself, and sometimes believe in them. I think I'm going to become … Continue reading I Have a Big Mind, So I Can Keep Dreaming

Food Rule #6: Tasting Good is Important

Often there is an association that because a food is unhealthy it tastes really good, and if a food is healthy it tastes really bad. This really needn't be the case. Sometimes eating healthier foods can mean exploring new foods, textures and tastes: this can be really fun, and sometimes you'll find a food that … Continue reading Food Rule #6: Tasting Good is Important

Food Rule #4: Eat What You Fancy

On some days I really fancy a piece of cake, on others I really fancy some sushi. By eating what you fancy allows you to enjoy what you're eating, and to feel satisfied by your food choices. Imagine this: you pick a ham salad because that is what you feel you 'should' pick. You eat … Continue reading Food Rule #4: Eat What You Fancy

Food Rule #1: No Such Thing as a ‘Bad Food’

Good food, bad food, get out! Thou shalt not label any food as sin or saintly, evil or angelic, healthy or unhealthy. I talk about food being healthy or unhealthy, but I use these words loosely, as a generic descriptor. However, healthiness of foods really is on a spectrum and I prefer to think of … Continue reading Food Rule #1: No Such Thing as a ‘Bad Food’