It's my Zestology Books Of The Year Show.
It's been an intense year, and my most effective way to switch off has been to read. There's been plenty of time to do that for sure, so here are my energising book recommendations based on what I've enjoyed this year.
It's like a book awards, but a bit more informal.
The two categories are
It's episode 300 of Zestology... and that means I've been doing this about 6 years now.
I suffered from complete burnout a few years ago, and spent a few months in bed unable to do anything much. I wish I’d had Fiona Agombar’s book back then.
I’m fully on board with her recommendations for mindful gentle healing, and I hope this podcast helps you to re-energise and recover.
Laura is an author, journalist and nutritional therapist (Dip ION) with over 10 years experience. Her features have appeared in The Sunday Times, Tatler, The Mail on Sunday, Psychologies, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Healthy. She has also shared my health tips on national radio programs and recently appeared on The Truth about Cancer, which was viewed by 5 million.
Topics for discussion:
The world has changed beyond measure in the last 100 years. 80, 000 new chemicals have been pumped into our environment since 1900, contributing to skyrocketing rates of asthma, allergies, anxiety, cancer and hormonal imbalance.
The good news? Small changes to your everyday lifestyle – like putting down the phone and plugging your feet into the earth – can make a dramatic difference to your long term health.
Affordable, easy to make meals – when you’ve come home from work stressed out and starving – will also keep your immune system humming and hormones balanced.
A new workout regime to energise you:
I’ve been banging on about this for quite a while by now - I love Qi Gong. And the wonderful hayoufit, arronpersonaltrainer and katie_brindle managed to beat Tier 2 lockdown by a few hours and come and visit for a socially distanced Qi Gong In My Garden (cos that's the way I roll).
Why is a hybrid podcast. Because the first 15 minutes of our chat works perfectly for a podcast. And after that, you need to watch what happened here on instagram if you'd like to tap into the outside energy.
EMFs affecting our health is a really important area. We have so many powerful devices in our life now, and they can have a genuine impact on our health. Like the phone in your pocket right now!
This from the techwellness site:
Yes. Here's just a sample:
What can we do? Ryan is a technologist with senior management experience in startup and small business within the consumer mobile technology industry. He is a PhD & postdoctoral research in laser physics and biophotonics, so he is well qualified!
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