Challenges of being a working parent

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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Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

As most people know, it is extremely easy to put our backs out. Once this has happened, it can then become a weak spot in our physical bodies, that overtime can develop into on-going pain and tension. It can be easy to take our bodies for granted, only seeing in hindsight, how it would have

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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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Moving baby on to solid foods

Moving baby on to solid foods

Eeek! The moment has arrived! It’s weaning time! And so opens up a whole new world of discovery for you and your baby. There is so much conflicting advice on how to do it, when to start it and what foods to serve, you’d be forgiven for burying your head in a tub of formula.

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What is a personality disorder?

What is a personality disorder?

A personality disorder is defined as: “a deeply ingrained and maladaptive pattern of behaviour of a specified kind, typically apparent by the time of adolescence, causing long-term difficulties in personal relationships or in functioning in society.” Put simply, a personality disorder is a mental health condition that affects the way a person thinks, behaves and

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Tips for dealing with pushy Grandparents

Tips for dealing with pushy Grandparents

Grandparents, by definition, have a wealth of parenting experience under their belts. And some just love to share it with you. When this is done occasionally, sensitively, it can be extremely useful. But sometimes Grandparents can be a little overenthusiastic, driving new parents nuts with their unsolicited advice and opinions. If you are suffering under

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