Arguing with your partner- Am I being unreasonable?

How highly sensitive people view the world

How highly sensitive people view the world

Highly sensitive people can view the world differently to others and that is not necessarily a bad thing. Elaine Aron, the researcher who coined the phrase ‘highly sensitive people’ (HSPs) and author of many books on the subject, estimates that somewhere in the region of 15-20% of the population would be classed as being highly

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Mindfulness for mums

Mindfulness for mums

Mindfulness has become a buzzword in the last few years. It has been the biggest tool to demystify meditation, taking it out of retreat centres and monasteries and bringing it smack bang into mainstream of life. Benefits of mindfulness Simply put, it’s about being in the moment, attending to what is going on here and

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Lessons to learn from a failed relationship

Lessons to learn from a failed relationship

When a relationship fails it’s natural to dwell on the reasons behind the break down. You may find yourself wondering what you did wrong, what you could have done differently and be angry at the time and energy you feel you have wasted. While valid and totally understandable, these downbeat emotions keep you locked in

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Improving communication at work and personally

Improving communication at work and personally

Communication is a fundamental element of work and personal relationships. However, sometimes things get lost in translation and what we mean doesn’t necessarily get through. From misunderstandings to conflict, poor communication never really ends well, but there are some things you can do to improve your communication skills, no matter who you’re talking to. Focus

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Sleeping with a snorer

Sleeping with a snorer

Tales of snoring spouses may generate some lively conversations and the occasional giggle, but for both the snorer, and the partner subjected to their nighttime rumblings, snoring can be a real issue. Left unchecked, regular and persistent snoring can lead to poor sleep patterns, fatigue, general irritability and, ultimately, long term health problems as a

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insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia can drive you potty, leaving you feeling cranky and unable to face the day. However, it is not an uncommon complaint, with an estimated 33% of people in the UK suffering from episodes. What is Insomnia? Insomnia means not getting enough sleep to feel refreshed in the morning, even though you’ve had plenty of

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