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Declutter for your own sanity

Declutter for your own sanity

You don’t have to be secret hoarder for your home to feel cluttered. Sometimes it’s simply the day-to-day accumulation of stuff that creeps up on you. Before you know it, your living space has shrunk; you are surrounded by clutter that invades your mind at every turn. Clearing your home and sorting through your belongings

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How to look less tired

How to look less tired

I often feel that I look like death warmed up. It’s a hazard that goes hand-in-hand with parenthood. Sleepless nights, stressful workdays and the endless round of household chores can wear a girl down. I know it’s got really bad when even my make-up doesn’t seem to make a bit of difference! But then I

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Living with Bipolar

Living with Bipolar

Bipolar disorder affects a huge number of people in the UK, with one in twenty being on the spectrum and 1%-2% of the population having a diagnoses of it. With these stats in mind, it’s important to find ways to support yourself or others to live well alongside this condition. Information is power! Educate yourself

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Could you survive an online break

Could you survive an online break

Online addiction is now recognised as a serious problem and services and information have now been made available for anyone concerned that their relationship with cyberspace is beyond healthy and constructive. Filling a void Many people recognise that they are looking to emails, Facebook, twitter or any of the other billion online options for a

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Health benefits of gardening

Health benefits of gardening

There has been a lot of recent research from leading mental health charities about the benefits of ‘green exercise’ which translates as ‘doing physical stuff outdoors’. Studies have repeatedly shown that either alongside or instead of medication, gardening can be extremely therapeutic. Reducing stress levels Both anxiety and depression have tenancies to keep our focus

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Throwing a baby shower

Throwing a baby shower

Baby showers have been the done thing in the US for decades. Over the last few years the trend has caught on over here too. A baby shower is a fun way to celebrate with a mum-to-be before the baby arrives, it takes some of the pressure off her entertaining guests, while sleep-deprived with a

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