Mental wellness

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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Making the most of your grey matter

Making the most of your grey matter

The brain has been the centre of much mystery for decades in the world of science, particularly neuroscience. There is now however a huge amount of money invested each year to research deeper and deeper into our grey matter. All sorts of weird and wonderful findings are emerging that are turning what was previously assumed

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secrets to long term love

Secrets to long term love

Finding a happy relationship is one thing. Keeping it is another thing altogether. We’re romantics at heart here at the Working Parent, so we have searched far and wide for wisdom on how to keep the love fires burning for the long-term. Here are the top 8 secrets we uncovered. 1. Accept that neither of

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Looking after your health in the face of change

Looking after your health in the face of change

Change can feel both exciting and scary. Inevitably bringing in the new also means letting go of the old which carries a potential host of emotions such as grief, loss, sadness, fear and anxiety with it. It is easy to forget that human beings operate on many different levels and whilst the practical side of

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sure signs of labour

Sure signs of labour

They say that once labour begins you can’t mistake it for anything else. However, as the majority of mums can attest, it’s not quite so simple as that. Our bodies have ways of tricking us, especially when you’re actively looking for signs. If you’re a soon-to-be mum here are some sure signs to help you

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