Category: Guides

Guide To Slowing Down

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. Over the years I’ve gradually transitioned from a life that was packed full of activity, a life focussed on quantity, to a life...

Thinking About Burnout

I’ve seen my fair share of people burning out at work and I’ve experienced it myself several times.  Most often it’s been a temporary experience for me, fixed by a relaxing weekend, but sometimes it’s more systematic.  Many years ago I managed a couple of people who had burned out...

Play Games And Have Fun

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. A someone who’s never really played sports or watched them for that matter, the thing I’m missing most now that my kids are...

Guide To Simplifying Your Life

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. Modern life is seductively complex, at it’s core this complexity comes from too many things and too many choices.  Both things and choices...

Guide To Living Mindfully

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. In case you’re confused this isn’t another post on mindfulness meditation this guide concerns mindful living.  In mindful living the object is to...

Guide To Calming The Mind

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. In keeping with the other guides in this series I’m going to provide my best tips for calming the mind in priority order,...

Guide To Moving Well

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. In developing my own approach to exercise and movement in general, I’ve been forced to confront my own limitations.  If I do too...

Guide To Better Sleep

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. I consider good sleep to be the bedrock of good health and it’s key enabler for the discipline/willpower that we need to work...

How To Define Health

This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. Most books on health intentionally define it in a narrow fashion that suits their agenda, or they define it in a way that...