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Niacin, Joe Rogan and Depression (and recovery from exercise)


DISCLAIMER – ALWAYS CONSULT A DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING ANY SUPPLEMENTS Niacin is also called vitamin B3. it is a water soluble vitamin found in foods such milk, beef, liver and legumes. Don’t use niacin or use with caution if you … Continue reading

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Wellbeing and Business Podcast episode 3 – Depression Hacks + Content Marketing Basics


I finally got round to making a third episode of my “Wellbeing & Business” podcast, in the car, on the way to Bala with the family (I wasn’t driving). Sorry for the sound quality – it’s pretty poor at the … Continue reading

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Modified Buddhism – Buddhism for Modern Society


Modified Buddhism in a nutshell Embrace Buddhism around close friends & family i.e. laugh at yourself, turn the other cheek, be generous, don’t be defensive etc Be nice to animals Take zero shit from people you don’t know well or … Continue reading

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Mental Health & The Polyvagal Theory


The Polyvagal Theory came about as a result of the work & research carried out by Dr Stephen Porges. It relates to the different levels of activation of the vagus nerve and the physical & mental states that occur as … Continue reading

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Feel Good Happiness Hack – Lockdown Walk


Not sure what the rules are elsewhere, but in the UK we are allowed out once a day for exercise. Green/outdoor exercises has been shown in studies to improve feelings of wellbeing (study here) Saunas have been shown to improve … Continue reading

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Anxiety is Fuel*


“We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.” Cullen Hightower Don’t fight anxiety – use it. Equally, don’t fight resentment – use it as fuel. Exercise is my way of coping with anxiety. I feel … Continue reading

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Forget Mental Health Awareness – Just Stop Being a Cunt


Summary Be patient with everyone – depression causes memory problems as do SSRIs Don’t be aggressive – unless you’re willing to fight Accept that everyone is a product of their genes & their environment Don’t project when you feel down … Continue reading

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Supplements for Depression (That Work)


A few thoughts on depression before I start on the supplements… Depression is often a symptom of a physical illness or issue. Gut problems, chronic inflammation (often starting in the gut), allergies, brain injuries, thyroid issues – these are all … Continue reading

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Best Carl Jung Quotes


Carl Jung was an early advocate of analytical psychology and like Freud is well known for his work relating to theories of personality & the human subconscious. Whilst Freud’s work, was still rooted in 19th century theories regarding suppressed desires, … Continue reading

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We Are All One (Why Nobody Really Dies)


  It was World Mental Health Day yesterday. I’m not a huge fan of ‘awareness’ days, I think they bring problems but not solutions. I think depression is a problem that has a number of causes… Lack of exercise Poor … Continue reading

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