Forget New Year Resolutions and write your own ‘Gratitude List’
Step 1: What Do You #Appreciate? Inner security and peace comes when acknowledging and appreciating things the way they are in our life – good or challenging, big or small. Appreciation is thankful recognition of someone or something of value and importance. Or, as #HeartMath Solution puts it… “appreciation means some blend of thankfulness, admiration, […]
What Religion Taught Me
I think religion has been portrayed so negatively in recent news that people are almost afraid of it. Christians are portrayed as either pushovers or bible bashers like Ned Flanders from the Simpsons. Muslims are portrayed as suicidal terrorists, where people make jokes about fearing Asians at airports. That’s just a few examples. I was […]
How to Help Others
The Dalai Lama once said ‘Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if we can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them’. Doing good for others makes us feel good about ourselves and has a positive impact on everyone involved. We all need a helping hand at one point or another […]
Unity in Numbers: Can We Really Make a Change?
There is a saying ‘united we stand, divided we fall’. But how true is this statement? It is often quoted in times of collaboration and used to inspire people to band together towards a common cause. Can we really be united when there are so many factors working against us such as labels and class. […]
What To Do When Your Child Is Being Bullied
It’s a parent’s worst nightmare to know that their child is being bullied. You can feel helpless and worried about what to do about it. Here is our quick guide to dealing with bullying. Step One Talk about it. This may be the hardest step. Talk to your child about what is happening to them. […]
A Guide to Potty Training
We have all been through it. The dreaded potty training! But it doesn’t have to be daunting. Here is our quick guide to potty training: Step One Purchase a potty. Your child will be between 18-24 months when you will need to start potty training them. By having a potty around, it won’t seem so […]
10 Ways To Get Your Child to Read More
One of my fondest memories as a child was bed time. I would get cosy in my bed, cuddle my teddy and have a story read to me. I used to love reading time at primary school, this love for books has impacted my adult life where I have turned into a book worm. I […]
Men’s Wellbeing: How Can We Stop Men Dying Young?
There have been numerous articles stating the reasons behind men not living as long as women or throwing around statistics to show that men are dying earlier than women. One thing that these articles seem to neglect is how to stop our men dying earlier than women. The idea that my partner may not live […]
Is TV really bad for your child?
I remember as a child, my parents would warn me that ‘watching too much TV fries your brain cells’. I used to wake up early to watch the kids shows before school and race back home after school to watch the afterschool kids shows. I watched a lot of TV but still managed to get […]
10 Ways to Improve Your Finances
We all like to have money in our accounts or spare cash to splash on the thigs we want. Sometimes, it can be hard to get to the stage where we have a healthy account or the ability to buy what we want. It can be very difficult, but not impossible. Here are our top […]