You don’t need to cross a facilitator’s palm with gold to breathe better but breathwork practices can definitely help

Breathwork – or doing breathing exercises as a formal practice – is big right now. It means the internet is crawling with “breathwork facilitators” selling lessons in how to breathe better. There definitely appears to be a need for this as it’s widely claimed that many of us don’t breathe properly – often leading toContinue reading “You don’t need to cross a facilitator’s palm with gold to breathe better but breathwork practices can definitely help”

Multifocal motor neuropathy wants a piece of me… but I’m fortunate to have the help I need to fight back

Bardo Burner’s co-editor reflects on her struggle with multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN), a rare and incurable autoimmune disease. She has found much to be grateful for, discovering her predicament is not as hopeless as it first seemed This morning I woke up, picked up the large mug of tea my husband had left on theContinue reading “Multifocal motor neuropathy wants a piece of me… but I’m fortunate to have the help I need to fight back”

An interview with Dr Anthony Hadj: why a whole-food, plant-based diet is best for our health and the planet

The food we eat has long been used to prevent and manage health problems, and now there is a growing movement of medical people who believe wholefood, plant-based diets not only prevent but can sometimes reverse a lot of the chronic illnesses associated with western lifestyles. They believe a change of diet can treat ailmentsContinue reading “An interview with Dr Anthony Hadj: why a whole-food, plant-based diet is best for our health and the planet”