Feel Happier in Half a Second

I hadn’t thought of posture impacting state of mind but it makes perfectly good sense. Try it! Align your ears, shoulders and hips in a straight line (over your ankles if you’re standing). Inhale. Exhale. Feel better?

KIS

Keep It Simple: “It’s easy to fill up our lives because there are so many things that sound amazing. We hear about what others are doing and instantly want to add that to our lives. But it’s harder to remember that by adding so many things to our lives, we are subtracting space. And that…

Getting Unplugged

I recognize the irony of sahring this on a blog post. Here are some great ideas on how to  unplug from your phone for a whole day. Trust me, ou will feel far more relaxed and productive by the end of it. 

Keep it Simple for Reactive Dogs

This is a good article explaining a bit about why targeting and other simple skills are helpful for reactive dogs, and it touches on how positive reinforcement plays a part in training/re-conditioning them to the behaviours and responses we want them to demonstrate. For most dogs that positive reinforcement is food, but positive reinforcement is…

Using Premixes in Food Prep

In the livestock feed industry we make premixes – premixing ingredients that have a low inclusion rate in the final feed mixture. In my kitchen I do the same thing. Here is a simple 50-50 chia/flax premix. Next up will be premixing all the spices for my butter chicken recipe to change that from a…