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are bioidentical hormones safer?

By on November 30, 2014

In fact the real question here is ‘Is any hormone therapy truly safe?’ And it’s one being asked by the scientific community as I write but the nature of this piece is really to help you begin your own questioning

sleep better, grow younger

By on November 21, 2014

If you didn’t get it already from the title what I’m aiming to dig into here is the area of getting enough Z’s and why that might just help save your bacon (apologies to the vegetarians … but you get

motivation 101: the rules of engagement

By on November 13, 2014

If there’s a question that just seems to come up time and again for me as a coach it’s one related to the often confusing and vexed area of what truly gets us up and at ‘em and makes change

sandorkraut on wild fermentation

By on October 19, 2014

The weeks audiocast is the wonderfully named Sandor Ellix Katz AKA Sandorkraut who is a self described fermentation revivalist. I interviewed Sandor on a recent sojourn in the Deep South where he resides and he lays out a very clear

which cosmetics can harm us

By on September 28, 2014

In my previous post on cosmetics we had a good look at what products might actually work and therefore might be worth laying out those hard earned buckaroonies for, and I imagine there may well have been a few surprises

Arlene Weintraub discusses The Antiaging Industry

By on September 18, 2014

In this succinct but fascinating interview, leading US based science writer and author of Selling the Fountain of Youth – which is for my money the definitive book on the Anti-Aging medicine business – Arlene Weintraub takes us on a

Dr Mark Atkinson on Emotional Health

By on September 4, 2014

Here’s a short but right to the point interview for you with renowned integrative medical doctor and cancer  recovery specialist Dr Mark Atkinson explaining why emotional health is vital to maintaining all round sparkling health and wellbeing. Find him at

Why We Age – the theories

By on August 29, 2014

Ok I get it. When most of us see the word ‘theory’ some hidden inner science lesson switch seems to go ‘clunk’ and we begin to feel our eyeballs  glaze over faster than a skating rink at the winter olympics.

The three essentials for great relationships

By on August 24, 2014

Here’s a recent audio interview with our resident expert Michael Myerscough of The Relationship Gym where we discussed the three areas he believes are essential to building, developing and sustaining a great relationship or marriage.    

How meditation helps you stay young

By on July 12, 2014

One of the pillars of our Grow Young program is harnessing the power of mindfulness and the benefits just appear to go on and on as more research emerges. Here Sara Lazar of Harvard lays it out loud and clear.