All in Mind
After taking most of August off, the French are back in the real world once again and La Rentrée marks this transition. While school is back here too, we don’t mark the occasion quite so word perfectly, but it's a sign that autumn is coming and for many the time for reflection and intention.
Why We Sleep by Professor Matthew Walker is a fascinating read. Basically he says that if you’re regularly clocking in at under seven hours a night, you’re doing yourself a disservice as grave as that of regularly smoking or drinking to excess. A sobering thought.
One of the keys to skin health and indeed health at large lies in keeping our guts happy and this is where Kombucha - or Booch as it is fondly termed - comes into its own as this sugar-sweetened fermented tea is overflowing with the bacteria needed to help our guts thrive.
The ethos of nutritional therapist and bestselling author Amelia Freer deeply resonates - it's all about inspiring fresh, seasonal and hugely nourishing foods, and plenty of them - even if you are trying to lose wright.