Thoughts turning into chemicals

Thoughts turning into chemicals

The body, and especially the brain, is a completely amazing thing.  This thought is never far from me, but I was reminded of it particularly yesterday whilst at a lecture, when the lecturer stated that ‘thoughts and feelings are converted into chemicals in the...
Denmark’s ‘Fat Tax’

Denmark’s ‘Fat Tax’

In the news this week, we have heard that Denmark is the first country to introduce a fax on foods containing more than 2.3% saturated fat.  This includes things like butter, oil, cheese and some meats. The aim of the tax is to change the behaviour of the Danish...
Don’t make me laugh

Don’t make me laugh

  I saw a piece on the news this week about laughter yoga.  I’ve heard about it before and I’m actually dying to try it!  To some people it might look a bit silly, but those who have tried it attest to its wonderful benefits, and the fantastic feeling it gives you. In...