Redefining Healthy and Five Easy Wins for a Happier Healthier You

Redefining Healthy and Five Easy Wins for a Happier Healthier You

There is much said at the moment about the echo chambers we live in, and how they’re making us too insular. It’s a bit of a contradiction though, because we’re also told that in order to live a happy life we must surround ourselves with like-minded people. Ones who share our values and contribute to our joy, not steal it. However, in order to grow and truly flourish, we must never stop educating ourselves. We mustn’t be afraid to go against the grain, and not follow the crowd. This means stepping out of our comfort zone, and exposing ourselves to (sometimes) …

considering the gaps intro diet

Why I am Considering the GAPS Intro Diet for my 6yo Autistic Daughter

In Spring 2014 I embarked on the all natural auto-immune healing diet GAPS, which is an acronym for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It consists of three stages, the first being a six step introduction diet; the second stage is Full GAPS – a Paleo-style grain free, refined sugar free, commercial dairy free diet; the third stage is introducing fermented grains and healthy starches such as sweet potatoes. Now I’m considering the GAPS Intro Diet for my autistic daughter.  What causes gut and psychology syndrome? According to Natasha Campbell-McBride, the doctor that created GAPS, all auto-immune disease (which encompasses everything from allergies …