New year, same me: do new year’s resolutions put us under unnecessary pressure?

New year’s resolutions are as old as the hills. But, unlike our Babylonian and Roman ancestors, who used the new year to pledge allegiance to their communities and Gods, we modern folk prefer to make resolutions exclusively about ourselves. At the beginning of this year, many of us began our ardent pursuit of ‘self-betterment’. Social […]

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Blue zoning: how can you adapt?

It can be difficult to feel healthy in our bodies and minds during lockdown and its aftermath. Although we can be outside for an unlimited amount of time, we might not feel motivated to do an intense workout. Equally, we might feel more tempted by takeaways and junk food. With the recent announcements from the […]