Tag Archive: calmophytum

Why it’s a day for skipping, asparagus and stress

Why today is all about asparagus, skipping and a ‘silent killer’  How to de-stress with a cat (without owning one)  The benefits of being crushed by a blanket It’s ‘Stress Awareness Month’! Did you know? Nope, neither did I. I’m sure there’s someone who works in a secure basement in an undisclosed location whose job it is to allocate these special occasions. A quick glance on Wikipedia and it appears that this month has also been… Autism Awareness Month Cancer…
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Discover a Transylvanian method to fight Hay Fever

Why am I sneezing on a frosty day? How this ancient mineral can brighten your sunny day A look back stirs these powerful memories. Dear <NAME> OK, so the sun has been showing… but it has still been cold. We’ve had frosts most nights, none of my shrubs are in leaf and the central heating is still used at least once a day. So why am I suffering from Hay Fever? Exactly which plants have decided it’s time to be…
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Do you know what day this is?

It’s a big day for the world’s problem sleepers…  Are you making this mistake before bedtime?  Why you should put a drop of this under your pillow Do you know what day it is today? Yes, it’s Friday, obviously. (Hooray!) But it’s also WORLD SLEEP DAY. I like to think that in an ideal world, that would mean everybody in the world gets to stay in bed for an extra two hours. However, no such luck. This day is more…
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The coronasomnia pandemic

Do you suffer from coronasomnia?  The link between post-traumatic stress disorder and sleep problems  Three ways to get your body and brain into a sleepy state at night Ever heard of the term ‘coronasomnia’? Nope, neither had I until I started researching today’s newsletter. I have been reading so many accounts of sleep problems during this lockdown that I thought it would be good to revisit the subject. Lo and behold, I discovered there was a name for this phenomena:…
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How to unleash your anti-virus hormone

A surprising new weapon for your immune system  How the sleep hormone could help prevent serious outcomes from getting Covid-19  Easy ways to induce melatonin production I’ll admit… There has been a LOT of big news recently. I mean, it’s crazy out there right now. From the situation in the USA… to the escalating rampage of coronavirus… there is so much information to take in. But even so… I’m really surprised that what I’m about to tell you isn’t a…
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How this hidden problem is linked to allergies & obesity

The brain electric

The lazy way to reduce your waistline The electrical threat you’re not told about How this hidden problem is linked to allergies, cancer, sleep problems, and even obesity Well, that was a hot week. Too hot for me to do any gardening over the Bank Holiday weekend. And too hot even to sleep. Last Sunday night I was uncomfortable in every position, and had to discard even a bed sheet (not a pretty image but there you go). It seemed…
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