Could Doing Less = Doing More?

Young woman sitting cross-legged & meditating on grass on headland overlooking Sydney & Pacific Ocean

Image: Niko dimo , Flickr CC-BY-2.0

When we think about becoming more sustainable, we often focus on what we should do.

How often do we think that being more sustainable means that we should:

  • Do things differently at home, at work and at leisure?
  • Get our family and friends to change how they do things Continue reading

Getting back on your bike

One of the things I’ve been getting more into recentlyAdult riding bicycle on bike bath is riding my bike.  You might have gathered that from my post of
4 March 2013.

Yes, of course there are environmental benefits from riding a bike.  These include things like: Continue reading

Sleep Is Important For More Than Just Your Beauty – Part 3

Did you know that insufficient sleep – especially if it’s regular – also has mid- and long-term health consequences?

Chronic medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and mood disorders are all associated with lack of sleepContinue reading

Sleep is important for more than just your beauty – part 2

During sleep, our bodies repair and restore themselves.  Many of the body’s major restorative functions – like muscle growth, tissue repair, protein synthesis, and muscle growth, occur mainly, or in some cases only, during sleep.

So it makes sense that if you don’t get enough sleep, your body can’t properly repair itself…and that leaves you open to infectionContinue reading

Sleep is important for more than just your beauty (part 1)

Sleep.  Do you get enough of it?  At the right time?

In my 23 July 2012 post, I spoke about the importance of sleeping at the right time.

But what happens if you don’t get enough sleep? Continue reading