Articles written by Maria Brett

Dealing with excessive sweating

Dealing with excessive sweating

Most people sweat at least a little when they’re hot or have been exerting themselves. It’s completely normal and the body’s natural response to cool us down. In fact, the majority of people expel around a litre of sweat every day but as most of this evaporates as soon as it appears we don’t really

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Dealing with defiant children

Dealing with defiant children

It’s a situation that all parents have been in. You ask your kids to do something, they dig their heels in pretty deeply and say no. For most kids this will generally be something that happens now and again but if it looks like it’s starting to become the norm then you’ll want to try

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Emergency Tax Explained

Emergency Tax Explained

The world of tax can be a confusing place at times. For the most part we usually end up trusting our employers and the tax office to get it right but now and again something crops up that we really need to be aware of. Emergency tax is one of those things. What is emergency

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Tips for staying cool in hot weather

Tips for staying cool in hot weather

Whether you’re jetting off to sunnier climes or making the most of the British summer, it can be a struggle to stay cool during the hot weather. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the summer without wishing the freezing temperatures of winter were already upon us. Clothing Lightly coloured cotton clothing is best

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First date do's and dont's

First date do’s and dont’s

First dates can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’ve been out of the dating game for some time. If you’re ready to get back out there her are some first date dos and don’ts to bear in mind as you look for the perfect partner. Do Make yourself comfortable If you show up wearing uncharacteristically high

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Recovering emotionally from being in debt

Recovering emotionally from being in debt

Debt doesn’t just hit your bank balance and credit rating, it can have a huge impact on your emotional wellbeing too. From stress and anxiety over how you’re going to pay all you owe, to the feelings of failure or shame that many people experience when they’ve been heavily in debt, it can take some

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