Winter Reads – Curl up with a Good Book

Looking for a good winter read? Check out our latest book reviews for 2021. Remember, just 30 minutes of reading a day will improve your health and give your brain a boost. Give the telly a rest this weekend, relax with a good book and dive into a new adventure.

Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?

Have you noticed your attention span is getting shorter?  Do you find yourself picking up your phone more often?  Turning to Google or Alexa whenever you have a question?  If you have answered yes to any of these, then you might need to read on … Those of us of a certain age will rememberContinue reading “Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?”

Winter Mood Boosters – Turn That Frown Upside Down!

Are you struggling with the grey days and dark nights of the winter months? Are you sick of battling the cold weather every time you open the front door? Do you find it hard to get up in the morning, let alone put a smile on your face? We can suggest some ways to boost your mood and fight back against the winter blues. Check out our top tips!

Job Dysfunction – Top Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship with Your Job

We spend the majority of our adult life working so it’s important that the job we choose and the colleagues we spend so much of our time with leave us feeling happy, secure, respected and valued for our contributions. If in contrast, you spend the majority of your time feeling anxious, drained, worried, self-conscious and miserable then something is definitely out of kilter in your working life and needs to be addressed.

Give Your Brain a Workout – Top Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy

During Lockdown, we’ve noticed that it’s very easy to fall into a routine where we’re not really looking after ourselves in mind or body. The cycle of Work/Eat/Sleep/Repeat seems to occur on a regular basis throughout the week and tends to bleed into the weekends. There’s Zoom calls throughout the day, along with emails toContinue reading “Give Your Brain a Workout – Top Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy”

Easily Irritated: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers Part 3

These days most people get on my tits.  In fact, not just people; noise, smells, tastes, theme tunes, phone notifications, radio DJs making small talk, the postman taking a shortcut over my front lawn that is the size of a postage stamp (lazy bastard).  I hadn’t thought anything of it – just assumed I wasContinue reading “Easily Irritated: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers Part 3”

Overcoming Sleep Sabotage – Top Tips For Falling Asleep and Staying Asleep!

Are you having problems falling asleep at bedtime? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and struggle to get back to sleep? Are you walking around like a sleep deprived zombie, desperate to rebuild your relationship with your bed? Then you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got some top tipsContinue reading “Overcoming Sleep Sabotage – Top Tips For Falling Asleep and Staying Asleep!”

Crafting: More than just a hobby!

Scoff all you like, but crafting genuinely makes you happy.  It’s probably the best hobby in the world.  In fact, crafting is way more than just a hobby! Crafting itself can come in many forms and is enjoyed by a multitude of people – not all crafters are fleece-wearing, hot-flushing middle-aged women! Men and womenContinue reading “Crafting: More than just a hobby!”

Combating the January Blues

Have the grey, winter mornings got you down? Do you struggle to find anything to smile about? Are you suffering from a serious case of the January blues? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Why is it that the first month of the new year always brings with it such doom and gloom? What shouldContinue reading “Combating the January Blues”

How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss

I married a man whose mother still put his clothes out for him each day until he left home in his early 20s.  It came as rather a shock to him that I was not going to continue ‘mothering’ him.  My mother-in-law is a living fucking nightmare and has completely ruined all her sons withContinue reading “How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss”