Health

Farming that takes account of the farmer and the consumer

With worthy intentions to “Feed the World” proponents of GM (genetically modified) agro-business seek to find a shiny tech solution to solve the problems of world hunger apparently aiming to end global poverty and world-wide inequality into the bargain.

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Attaining Restful, Restorative, Sleep

Many of us have faced a new reality over the last few months, working a lot more from home. Whilst this has allowed many of us to potentially spend more time in bed (no commuting and getting up early), other factors have compounded blocks to getting the sleep we need. First there is worry; worry over our futures and what the so-called “new normal” will entail, and whether this new normal has taken account of us and our lives. Secondly, the lure of films, media and screens tempt us from turning in early, and the blue light from the screens shutting down our ability to switch off. 

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The Corporate Wellness Show Episode 1 – Yeo Valley with Tim Mead

Kate Cook interviews Tim Mead, early adopter of Organic farming and founder of Yeo Valley Farms, Somerset, famous for their organic milk and yogurts. Kate and Tim explore the importance of sourcing great food, free from chemicals so that not only is it good for the planet, but contributes to your own vibrant health too. How we can support our farmers, supporting the journey from field to fork, and why it matters to us in our shiny offices so far from the countryside.

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The Soil Is Us

If we were to look at a little pinch of healthy soil under the microscope, we might be surprised to see that instead of a pinch of inert dirt, we would be looking at a teaming universe of life and activity almost beyond our comprehension. A galaxy of millions of microorganisms, all contributing to an ecological web of life.

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Resilience Ahead!

Over the last year we have concentrated all our attention towards ill health, but of course the other side of the coin is good health, and strong resilience.   As with any illness, we need to keep well (!) and fostering resilience is both a mental and physical game.  Mental because our reaction to stressors in the form of chronic stress (long term and relentless) due to production of stress hormones can seriously deplete the immune system (both cellular and humoral immunity, two arms of the immune system).  Acute stress (like exams) only suppresses one part of the immune system, the cellular part, as a contrast.   Of course, your individual circumstance, like your age can really determine if your immunity/resilience will be Ox like or not! 

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No Gas in the Tank?…Duh…It’s just Biochemistry

We think of ourselves as rational human machines – in fact our bodies are highly adaptable, but they can only take so much.  Taking back control of vital energy in your industry starts with yourself through making some simple tweaks to your understanding of what nourishes you.

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The Three Critical C’s of Self Care for School Leaders – putting your own Oxygen Mask on First to Help the others.

In these extraordinary times, leaders of schools have had to become adaptable, flexible and nimble, getting systems to fit in with the ever-shifting sands of Government regulation and restriction.

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