Would you create a bucket list

The 2007 film “The Bucket List” sparked great interest in the concept. The idea of creating a wish-list of things to do before you die (“kick the bucket”) is a curious one, and opinions tend to be divided on the subject. For some, it brings thoughts of death a little too close for comfort. For

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10 reasons to shop locally

We all lead busy lives and sometimes it’s easier to just do all the weekly shopping at the supermarket. However, by doing so our local high streets are in danger of disappearing. Here are 10 reasons to shop locally and why. There’s more choice than you think Often people presume that the supermarkets sell more,

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Boost your self esteem

As wonderful as being a parent is, the demands of a busy life soon catch up with us both physically and mentally. If babies have taken their toll on your body and your skin has lost its youthful glow after years of worry and sleep deprivation, it could be that your self esteem is starting

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Starting the New Year off on the right foot

As a New Year approaches it sparks a period of reflection in many people. The desire to use the transition from one year to the next as a focal point for change in our lives is strong, and can prompt a flurry of New Year’s Resolutions. Despite our best intentions, resolutions have a tendency to

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How to snack healthily

If you’re one of the thousands starting your new year’s diet, attempting to cut down on some of the junk you’re eating or just reading this by chance, you probably know that when you’re hungry, you’re more likely to snack. Most of those snacks tend to be high in fat, sugar, calories or salt and

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How to change your lifestyle

Albert Einstein said that the meaning of Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  When we think of habits it’s often in the negative sense, Forming habits is as natural as breathing and walking, and the great news is, in the same way that bad habits impact your

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