The sun has his hat on. Put yours on too.

This weekend has seen some high temperatures across the UK, with South-East England reaching 36 degrees, the hottest August day in 17 years. What does that mean for our bodies? Anyone else noticed they are exhausted when they step inside from the garden? Have you lost your appetite? Can you just not stop sweating? When it heats up, our bodies have to work a lot harder to maintain a level of equilibrium – a neutral state (including a safe and comfortable temperature). This mea

Lent: Running for water.

Today marks the start of Lent.. 40 days and nights where Catholics reflect and prepare for Easter. Typically making a sacrifice during that period to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the desert. 40 days without food or water. Most of the time we give up sweets, chocolate, alcohol, meat. Arguably, the things people give up for Lent are increasingly a religious obligation to diet. Rather than reflect, or connect. Giving up carbs to lose 10lbs for summer. This year I hadn’t given i

Lent: Running for water.

Today marks the start of Lent.. 40 days and nights where Catholics reflect and prepare for Easter. Typically making a sacrifice during that period to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the desert. 40 days without food or water. Most of the time we give up sweets, chocolate, alcohol, meat. Arguably, the things people give up for Lent are increasingly a religious obligation to diet. Rather than reflect, or connect. Giving up carbs to lose 10lbs for summer. This year I hadn’t given i

Lent: Running for water.

Today marks the start of Lent.. 40 days and nights where Catholics reflect and prepare for Easter. Typically making a sacrifice during that period to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the desert. 40 days without food or water. Most of the time we give up sweets, chocolate, alcohol, meat. Arguably, the things people give up for Lent are increasingly a religious obligation to diet. Rather than reflect, or connect. Giving up carbs to lose 10lbs for summer. This year I hadn’t given i

Lent: Running for water.

Today marks the start of Lent.. 40 days and nights where Catholics reflect and prepare for Easter. Typically making a sacrifice during that period to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the desert. 40 days without food or water. Most of the time we give up sweets, chocolate, alcohol, meat. Arguably, the things people give up for Lent are increasingly a religious obligation to diet. Rather than reflect, or connect. Giving up carbs to lose 10lbs for summer. This year I hadn’t given i