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Can dogs understand human language

Can dogs understand human language

It’s a fascinating idea isn’t it? That your pooch really understands when you are talking to him. There you are, wittering away to your canine counsellor and really feeling as though they are listening. He senses you are sad and places a gentle paw on your knee, gazing adoringly at you with big brown eyes

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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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Things to do in the Easter holidays

Things to do in the Easter holidays

It seems like no time since the kids went back to school after the Christmas holidays and yet the Easter break is looming already. If you’re wondering how to keep the kids entertained without spending a fortune then read on. Go out to play By now the weather is (hopefully) becoming warmer and drier, which

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Dealing with post Christmas blues

Dealing with post Christmas blues

January can be a glum month. In the run up to Christmas the short dark days can be offset against a full social calendar, bright twinkling lights and the magic of the festive season. But once that’s all over with for another year empty bank accounts, the post-Christmas scales reading and returning to work after

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Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

Throwing on an extra jumper to get warm in winter is nothing new. But those clever outdoor clothing manufacturers have taken ‘layering’ to another level and turned the humble act of keeping warm into a technical art form. To outdoor enthusiasts this is old news. For years they have been shelling out good money for

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