Jim Higgins shares overcoming external pressure to find him

Jim is  a retired High School Teacher of History, English and Drama who spent 24 years being an effective classroom teacher and initiator of whole school programs in performance, before being diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (depression) and being medically retired.  He was then Head of Department, English, History at a school and found the … Continue reading Jim Higgins shares overcoming external pressure to find him

Effects of stress in just six weeks

The past two months have been hugely stressful and, as a result, my health has suffered. What happened? In January, I was going to the gym five times a week and had the biggest change in my fitness. Diet was on track. I was eating mostly vegetables combining raw and lightly cooked. Stuff arrived to … Continue reading Effects of stress in just six weeks

Pain is our body’s cry for help

I’ve been doing research and found that people in their 40s start to have twinges, creaks and pain when they move. Despite this being a common phenomenon, it is cause for alarm. Anyone who has creaking, twinges and pain, please take notice. Our bodies are regenerating organisms. They are built to serve us and they … Continue reading Pain is our body’s cry for help

The Curse of Processed Food

Eating out & eating processed foods taste yummy at the time. Taking the easy road now may lead to years of disease and ill-health later. Eating out amongst Australians now reaches more than four times a week. This means we are relying upon restaurants and cafes for our daily intake of vegetables and what we get … Continue reading The Curse of Processed Food