Shopping Cart

The Whole Health Life Blog — diet

Why Healthy Habits Are Overrated

Shannon Harvey

This year I set myself an ambitious goal to be eating a completely whole-food diet by the end of the year. At a time when experts are increasingly concerned about the impact of junk food on our health, I wanted to see if was even possible to learn to cook everything from scratch while leading a busy life as a working mother of two young children.With the customary zeal that accompanies every well-intentioned “New Year New Me” resolution, I signed up for an intensive cooking course, gave my pantry a makeover, planted seeds for a fledgling herb garden and invented... Read full article »


Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins?

Shannon Harvey

Normally people discover they're iron deficient during a visit to their GP that was prompted by feeling unusually fatigued. I learned abut my anaemia in slightly more unusual way. During the production of my new film about mindfulness I had a team of scientists tracking my biological markers as I meditated every day for a year. This included various brain scans, blood tests and saliva analysis. When it came time to reveal my saliva results, we hit an unexpected anomaly; “If your cortisol levels were any lower, you’d probably be dead,” the scientist who was analysing the data told me.While... Read full article »


How To Quit Junk Food

Shannon Harvey

If you’re anything like about half of the population, the chances are you started out the new year with the best of intentions. Perhaps you resolved to sleep more, or party less. Maybe you decided to loose weight, save money or donate time. Whatever it is that signifies your particular “New Year New Me” pledge, if you’re anything like up to 90 percent of your fellow resolvers, the chances are you’ve already failed, and possibly didn’t even make it through the first week.I’m no exception. I’m a health journalist who’s job is to stay on top of the latest health... Read full article »


The Book

How you can learn to get healthy, find balance and live better in the crazy, busy, modern world.

BUY THE BOOK NOW

The Film

Understand the remarkable link between your mind, body and health.

Buy The Film Now

Latest posts from Shannon's Blog Visit the blog

All Time Popular Articles Visit the blog

Popular Podcast Episodes Visit the Podcast

EP09: Happiness and Its Causes Talk | The Whole Health Life

In 2007 a 27-year old man known as ‘Mr A’...

EP08: Fabrizio Benedetti PhD And The Role Of Our Beliefs, Expectations, And The Placebo Effect

As a journalist who investigates the connection between our mind,...

EP07: Peter Gollwitzer PhD And Easy Techniques To Make Healthy Changes Last

So, I have a confession to make. Lately, I have not...

Featured products from our store Visit our store

RECEIVE MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Join 36,000 others.