Vitality with Esyltt

New Year possibilities

Welcome to the New Year. I wonder how you started your new year. I gave up staying up late on New Years eve a long time ago. On 31 December 2012 I started to new ritual which I relish. I watch the sunset on the ocean horizon with my family and go to bed early.…

Rainbows and resilience

It’s been a while. A good friend once defined an excuse as “the skin of a reason stuffed with a lie’. So I won’t offer excuses. I’ve been bogged down in urgent tasks both important and not so important. Now it’s past time to return to creativity and vitality. I am summonsing up courage to…

Experience the exhilaration of cold exposure

Experiencing the exhilaration of an ocean dip on a cold day sparked my curiosity about cold exposure and vagal tone. The vagus nerve is the major connector between our brain and our gut and immune system. It is involved in the fight/flight response. Low vagal tone is associated with poorer health and a heightened stress…