When you think of teenager, you may think of acne. But it’s not just teenagers that suffer from acne. It can pop up at any age and may be a result of a number of factors. Acne can cause: Oily Skin Spots Warm and painful skin Tips for dealing with acne: Hygiene– keep your skin […]
‘Tidying Up’ A Poem about Self Love
Sometimes it’s dark in here and I can’t find my self love. I know I left it here somewhere but recently I’ve stopped tidying up… Neglected this body and parts of this mind, All the work I did last week, I’m now struggling to find, this self love takes time, this self love takes time, […]
The Art of Communication
There’s something about talking in front of a crowd that is unsettling. The feeling of every pair of eyes focused intently into mine, scoring my flesh with questions; the hot flush of panic as it tears at my face and the curved tip of my ears. Words are stumbled, mumbled and forgotten as my brain freezes. Just what was I going to say again?
The Pursuit of Happiness
In the dictionary well-being is classed as good health, happiness and security. We may not always be in perfect health. At times we may not be financially secure. But if we are happy, our state of well-being can override and survive the rest. Happiness, it seems, is the fundamental prerequisite of a person’s well-being.
Have a Good Night’s Sleep
When I heard on the news that ‘lack of sleep is linked to early death.’
Source BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8660373.stm
I counted my lucky stars that I can fortunately get eight hours sleep a night. Literally when my head touches the pillow, I’m out within seconds. For my partner it’s different. While I am dreaming away, he’s still awake reading a book or playing games on his lap top.
Taking Depression Seriously
According to a recent article in The Guardian ( 3rd April, 2010), at least 15% of the UK population are presently suffering from depression and those affected have dramatically soared since the onset of the recession. Depression is of course a major barrier to personal Wellbeing and there are significant taboos surrounding it. Whilst it is a medical condition, it is, in essence an invisible illness with mostly non physical symptoms hidden beneath the surface of the skin.
Eating tips for Toddlers
Until around a year old, most babies tend to be fairly obliging eaters. Then, sometime before their second birthday, eating habits can mysteriously change. Learn some top tips to help you.
Breast vs. bottle for feeding your baby
Many new mothers struggle with the decision whether to breastfeed or bottle feed their new baby. Here is some guidance to help you choose what’s right for you.
Tips for crying babies
When your baby cries, it can be stressful for both you and your child. Sometimes, you will know what their cry means and you can take appropriate action. On other occasions, you may find it more difficult to stop your baby crying. Learn the best ways to cope
Coping with Everyday Stress
We all live with varying degrees of stress. Anyone who works has experienced some degree or form of stress eg meeting deadlines, conflicts with colleagues, long hours, unreasonable expectations … the list is endless. Are there any rational ways to curb our levels of stress?