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When you take a poorly baby to a doctor and they cry constantly, you might hear the doctor mutter how much they like noisy babies. It’s not the doctor being insensitive or sarcastic, it’s because babies who are red-faced and...
Good eyesight is something we all take for granted, until it goes. Perhaps this is why eye health is something that is so often overlooked in the roster of health advice columns. We regularly read about what to eat for...
Concierge medicine is a becoming a popular choice for a growing percentage of patients since its inception in 1996. As opposed to more ‘traditional’ healthcare, concierge practices offer 7-day access to a personal physician (or GP); who is looking...
In a fast changing world, it’s heart-warming to know that some things remain a constant. Motherhood and all the delights it brings is one such certainty, offering much joy to those who embark on its long and fulfilling journey.  It...
Jaw ‘workout’ shows on the face Teeth grinding or clenching is a surprisingly common habit which is described as being ‘parafunctional’; meaning a behaviour that is outside what your teeth are actually designed to do.  The medical name for this...
If you’re in a long term relationship or marriage, sexually transmitted infections are probably a thing of the past; however some infections do hide for years only flaring up when your body is experiencing low immune system problems. For some...
Slowly the days are getting shorter, darker, with the temperatures slowly dropping. The work place and home environment will be fulfilled with more ‘flu-like’ symptoms, but how can we prepare and prevent illnesses through the upcoming months ahead? I’m a...
What if chocolate cravings, experienced by 50% of women before their period were the result of culture, rather than a natural physical response? Scientists at the the State University of New York seem to think so. In a paper published...
There are personal trainers and assistants to help you choose the right type of exercise to help you meet your goals. There are nutritional experts who will explain what you should be eating to help you keep your body...
This week, a friend tagged me in a post. It said, ‘the worst feeling about having a chronic illness is the guilt.” It stopped me short, as I’ve avoided that label for so long, the chronic one. I’ve always believed,...
Ok, we'll admit it, some people in our office smoke. We know how bad it is we know how dangerous it is and we're constantly trying to give up (not me, the royal we). We've watched these people try no...
Marisa Peer is a world renowned speaker, therapist, and best-selling author with nearly three decades of experience. Named named...
By Martina Mercer Do you spend your nights tossing and turning then no sooner have you nodded off the alarm sounds? Try these top tips for a better night’s sleep. Lavender oil- Spray a little on your pillow, it’s proven to relax...
Minerals for Health  The role of minerals in our diet is important. Here we look at why each mineral is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Calcium Essential for building strong healthy bones and teeth. Good sources of calcium are dairy products,...
Tastes healthy and sure does give a good pick me up. It may be our imagination but skin seems clearer too! FTN is the worlds first wholefood nutraceutical stem cell recovery drink. Taken everyday the potent blend of five key...
Maybe you’ve tried every diet on the market and still can’t shed those pounds. Here are some dieting myths which may help you avoid the next crash diet. Fad Diets Work If this was true why there isn’t just one fad...
With the colder nights drawing in and surgeries sending out invitations for flu jabs naturally our thoughts turn to ill health, colds and flu. This month is also Breat Cancer Awareness month and although there is a lot of...
X-Factor star and former I’m a Celeb finalist Jake Quickenden is going on a DECHOX for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and is challenging the nation to join him as he gives up chocolate this March. The TV-star is fronting...
How to Get Fit More and more people in today’s world are realising the advantages of a fit and healthy lifestyle. With the obesity crisis looming these genuine people are often ignored for their hard efforts. If you’ve never entered...
Female Adventurer Completes World First: Paddle Boarding the Length of England 1 woman. 22 days. 400 miles. Adventurer and Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion, Lizzie Carr, has completed the challenge of a lifetime: to become the first person to successfully stand-up paddle...
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Top 10 Body Scrubs for Dry Skin

Body scrubs are an excellent way to exfoliate and to remove dead skin cells, while leaving you feeling fragrant and refreshed, however I've found lately that some actually dry the skin, zapping...
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Female Founder Launches Fabulous Flatbread Kits

This week I had the pleasure of meeting Leila, the founder of Bake2Explore. This sunny, optimistic, beautiful and vibrant woman bounced into my life and introduced me to all the fabulous features...
Ricky Gervais Afterlife Review

Afterlife Review with Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais answered my questions when I wrote a review of Derek so I’ve been eager to share my own thoughts on the Netflix series Afterlife. I’ll be careful...
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Are PewDiePie and JackSepticEye Good Role Models?

As a single mother of three unique children, aged ten, seventeen and twenty-one, I watch YouTube daily. There are channels that I watch alone and channels I watch with either one of the...
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Winter Bedding You’ll Want to Curl Up In

Little beats the feeling of climbing into a warm, soft bed and so we've been looking for the very best bedding. We think we've found some winners, 100% cotton, luxurious winter bedding that feels...