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Self Sufficient YOU

The world changed for most of us, sooner or later. Some very much so, and others not so much. Lifestyles were forced to change, to adapt. Many of us started to work from home. We all had the same questions; “What if things stay this way?”, “How can I stay safe? How can I keep

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How important it is to eat a fresh varied diet [Podcast]

In this episode of the Self Sufficient Me Show we go for a walk around the property and I chat about the importance of eating a variety of healthy, fresh food as much as possible from the home garden. In the "what's growing now" segment, I describe some of the plants we have growing now

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How Pollution and Urban Lifestyle Affect Our Skin

Pollution has sadly become an integral part of today’s big city life. This ended up damaging our bodies both inside and out, and that also includes the epidermis. Even with our skin acting as a natural barrier, prolonged exposure will eventually wear its guard down and inflict damage on it in the long run. This

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Getting Back Into Exercising Developing a Health & Well-Being Mindset

Introduction With the risk of pure contradiction and justifying someone's slackening off for no good reason, this article is about getting back into exercising and turning the motivational cog again. Understanding the mindset and persuading ourselves to not only know regular exercise is good but to want to exercise regularly is what I explain in

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Sea Princess Cruise Ship Holiday Review

Updated on 4th Dec 2017 A review of a cruise ship, namely the Sea Princess, is a tad unusual for a self-sufficiency blog… I admit that – but, this is no ordinary self-sufficiency blog. And, since a large readership of our website are nature lovers, retirees, people approaching retirement from the workforce, and also people

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So, why are we all still getting fat anyway?

For several years now (perhaps even the last decade) alarm bells have been ringing about the rise of obesity. I find it odd how the mainstream news, current affairs, and media in general regurgitate the same dire warnings about how the “world is getting fatter” like it’s the first time this phenomenon has ever been

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Where Can I Find a Good Place to be Self-Sufficient?

Where can I find a good place to be self-sufficient is a question pondered by many people from young to old and rich to poor but seldom do you see this question really answered. There’s generally a lot of interest in self-sufficiency and people assume it’s a dream out of the reach of most in

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Clean Living & Back to Basics For a Healthy Body Inside & Out

Clean living, diet, healthy lifestyle, and exercise…  So these are the ongoing topics of constant discussion I hear in my work environment (as a master PE teacher) or when I’m training my clients, I come across these buzzwords in every magazine and paper I read, and I see them play over and over during both

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