The Anxiety Book. Elisa Black. A Review

The Anxiety Book. Elisa Black

*Published by Hachette 2016. I purchased Elisa Black’s ‘The Anxiety Book’ as an airport treat for myself after calming a massive panic storm which was brewing.  That calm after the storm or the almost storm is sometimes (but not quite) worth the storm.   I did have a near death experience once, the euphoria after that […]

50 Shades of Inadequacy

Photo by Tiago Muraro

Today I am going to have a rant, while sitting here with my (carefully measured) glass of low alcohol wine. Do join me. Yes drinking alone; I’m just 3 steps away from AA’s own 12 steps. Today I’m not going to give myself a hard time about hitting wine o’clock at 5pm on a Tuesday […]

Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve (using science)

Welcome to part 2 of a 4 part blog on the vagus nerve. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero). Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve – based on scientific evidence. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really […]

Part 1 of 4: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero).

Vagus Nerve Wellbeing

This is the first of a series of blog posts on the new rock star of the alternative healing world – the Vagus Nerve. This post will provide a very brief overview of the physiology.  There is oodles on the web if you want to dig deeper.  Warning: you may get lost for several years […]

The Black Dog, His Anxious Friend and Those Who Judge Them

Today I am writing again from deep withing the trenches of illness.  But this time I am not battling the great war of physical illness. I am battling a different war … one on mental illness. I had hoped to get back to the more research type blogs.  However I am so very deep in […]

Bad Bugs aka “Resistant Blastocystis Hominis Infection”

Today I am talking about blastocystis Hominis, but I call him blasto for short … a nastier chap you have never met.   If you too are afflicted you can get many links to research here: www.badbugs.org  I found this very helpful but have not thoroughly checked the sources myself, I’ll leave that to you. Or […]

Welcome, Let us Start at the Start

Hi, Thanks for stopping by. I can’t believe that we are both here.  I have been thinking about us being here together for a while. The truth is …… as much as I was looking forward to meeting you here, I did not want to be seen, to be looked or to be judged.  I […]

The Wanderer – Vagal Tone to Worker Performance

This blogs summarises my research and was first publish  on the University of Western Australia business school blog in March 2015 and has since received a sum total of zero comments …. feel free to change that below Original blog below: Has it ever occurred to you that how well you do at work might […]

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