Articles written by Siobhan Harmer

What is stalking

What is stalking?

Often when we consider stalking, images of creepy loiterers and shadowy strangers are brought to mind, however in real life this is often not the case. 40% of those who contact The Stalking Helpline are stalked by ex-partners and a further third have at least met their stalkers previously. This can often lead people to

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5 ways to get organised

5 Ways to get organised

Although it would be incredibly helpful, no one is born with the organisational skill and productivity levels necessary for leading a perfectly ordered and spotless life. We all need help – usually in the form of a push – to get us going at the beginning of the day and to stay organised throughout, and

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should having tattoos affect your job prospects

Should having tattoos affect my job prospects

As a teenager I was repeatedly told that if I ever chose to get a tattoo I’d never get a job. I’d never showed any interest in getting a tattoo – I’m terrified of needles – still, it was a warning my family wanted to give me regardless: get a tattoo, become a deadbeat. Of

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Jet Lag

Jet lag

Jet lag can be the bane of many travelers’’ lives, playing all sorts of havoc with people’s sleep patterns. The term jet lag first appeared in 1966, and refers to when your brain thinks it’s in a different time zone due to air travel. Jet lag often leads disturbed sleep, tiredness during the day and

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NSPCC

NSPCC

Almost 1 in 10 children in the UK are neglected by their parents or carers. Their emotional, behavioral and physical anguish often leads to a lifetime of struggling; the ability to lead a normal life often interrupted by confusion and sorrow about their upbringing. But it can be prevented. The NSPCC defines neglect as the

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Mary Berry's cake tips

Mary Berry’s cake tips

Cooking programmes like “The Great British Bake Off” make cake-baking look easy, but really it’s a scientific process. As I’m sure many bakers know, it’s extremely easy for a cake to go wrong but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t all have a go! Mary Berry’s cake tips will help with the most tricky cake fails so

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