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Nisa Shah
2020 Vision Needed Now!

2020 Vision Needed Now!

People who are seeing irreversible climate change as the biggest challenge they are facing, more so than terrorism, access to healthcare or unemployment, have 2020 vision. As global warming increased, people and ecosystems experienced the climate change; and the change is very visible - from the hurricane-ravaged coasts, catastrophic bush fires in the Amazon,  California and Australia to the fast-warming Arctic. People are alarmed, and rightly so. "The moment of crisis has come" in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. Scientists named 2019 Earth’s second-warmest year on record, making the last decade our warmest. Indeed, eight...

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Dr. Chris Murphy
Maintaining a balance over the festive period

Maintaining a balance over the festive period

It’s that time of year - busy preparations, rushing around to get everything organised, and ticking it all off on your ever-expanding to-do list. It can get quite stressful! While the holidays are a time of joy and celebration, it can be hard to stay grounded at times. So, we thought a few helpful pointers might not go amiss - ways to maintain your balance and to savour the festive holidays.Tis the season to be (not too) jolly! Certainly the Christmas holidays are a time of celebration. But too much alcohol, especially late in the evening, hugely impacts our sleep,...

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Nisa Shah
Ouch! Are you sleeping on heavy metals?

Ouch! Are you sleeping on heavy metals?

Organic cotton will improve your health and our planet's health! A bold claim, so let’s delve a little deeper and see why. Every day tens of thousands of highly toxic chemicals are used in the production of textiles. This makes the textile industry the second largest contributor to pollution after the oil industry. The toxic waste produced is then disposed of in our rivers and seas. The waste is extremely dangerous and hazardous for our health, especially for farmers and garment workers who are heavily involved in the production phase. Our wildlife and climate also suffers with the current method of disposal....

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Dr. Chris Murphy
A guide to buying the best bedding

A guide to buying the best bedding

Sleep is a crucial contributing factor to our health and general sense of wellbeing and yet it receives less attention than other key determinants such as diet and exercise. And while we are normally very conscious about what we put in our bodies (our diet); what we put on our bodies, particularly our bedding, receives even less attention.   To choose the best bedding for a healthy and sound sleep here are three important factors to consider:   (1) Your bedding should be made with 100% natural fibres. Natural fibres (e.g. cotton, linen, wool) are more breathable than synthetic ones and...

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