Environmental

You’ll love these perfect oven-baked, healthy pork rinds

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You'll love these perfect oven-baked, healthy pork rinds

Here’s my special recipe for the best, easy, healthy pork rinds you can make at home without a deep fat fryer. Chicharrones, pork scratchings, call them what you will. These delicious, crispy, salty, keto, gluten-free snacks are just what the doctor ordered to munch on when you need something salty and flavoursome. Especially if you’re diabetic as they won’t spike your blood sugars. And you can make them easily in the oven.

Community

The system is broken BECAUSE it’s fixed

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Antiracism Black Lives Matter protest

How I learned about antiracism “Would you like to watch that documentary on the American prison system that I mentioned?” mum asked me a couple of nights ago. “Sure,” I replied.  The film was “13th,” a documentary by Ava DuVarney. It’s visceral and completely and utterly devastating. Minute by painful minute, it unrolls the tragic history of Black people in […]

Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 3

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Feeling isolated in work

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the third part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion. In it, I’ll suggest some solutions that you and your employer can start implementing.

Mitochondria

Surviving self-isolation during COVID-19

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Self-isolation during COVID-19

We are living in very uncertain times, the like of which none of us remember experiencing before. The world has been rocked by the emergence of a new virus. Many people live in fear of passing it on to someone else and being the source of another person’s severe illness or death. And many more are frightened that they won’t […]

Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 2

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Stress in work

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the second part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion.

Burnout

Are you being exploited? Part 1

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Shame and the stigma of burnout Brene Brown

Burnout doesn’t happen because you’re weak. Burnout happens because your strengths and kindness are being exploited. This is the first part of a three part series exploring the exploitation and the role of society in burnout, one of the causes of vital exhaustion.