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How To Not Stress About Christmas

Stress, Tips December 12, 2014 1 Comment

Despite the sparkly fairy tale magic that is Christmas time, no one can deny that it can get unbearably stressful. There are so many things that make it horribly expensive – starting with the extra heating bills because of the weather, through the cost of food, booze and presents. It is complicated and expensive sorting out travel arrangements to visit…

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Five Reasons You Are Special

Well Being, You December 11, 2014 No Comments

Hey, you. Stranger, reading this. I don’t know who you are, but you’re a special snowflake. You’re a snowflake that, from even a very short distance, looks like every other snowflake. But that doesn’t mean you’re not pretty. In the same way that all other snowflakes are. I like the way you sparkle. No, really. People are all special for…


Letting Go Of Ambition

Stress, You December 10, 2014 1 Comment

It is the driving force behind pretty much everything: being the best. You have to be top of your class. You have to be the youngest in your office. You have to have the highest IQ. You have to be able to bench the most. You have to be the first to be promoted. You have to get awards that…

Spotting and Dealing With Negative Friendships

Spotting And Dealing With Negative Friendships.

Others, Relationships December 9, 2014 No Comments

Out With the Old and In With The New: Spotting and Dealing With Negative Friendships. “Surround yourself with those who see greatness in you, even when you don’t see it in yourself.” @WomenOfHistory. I came across the above quote whilst trudging through the endless stream of self promotion and pointless whinging on twitter the other day and the words really…


Tips For The Insomniac

Stress, Tips December 8, 2014 1 Comment

  From personal experience, I know that it can be hard to fall asleep at night when a million and one things rush through your mind as your head hits the pillow. Before you resort to methods such as sleeping pills, take a look at my own tips to help you get your beauty sleep. STAY AWAY FROM SCREENS FOR…


Three Ways Charity Nourishes The Soul

Well Being December 7, 2014 No Comments

It is a sad fact of modern life that charitable organisations have become something of a necessity. Charities are set up to help people who can’t cope with a world structured like ours. When the needy, the sick, the vulnerable are not cared for well enough by governing authorities, it is left up to generous volunteers to step in. There…