Category: Archive

post Christmas blues

How to beat the post-Christmas blues*

Christmas is over, it’s ages until payday and it’s freezing cold – yes, there’s not all that much to look forward to in January. However, it’s only 31 days so let’s take a deep...

stress

Are you addicted to stress?*

Image by Tim Goux Stress is the new buzzword. Everybody’s stressed lately. Hell, it’s even cool to be stressed. It’s a sign of busyness, of activity, of success. Or is it? When you look...

Some Uncommon Goods*

Christmas might be over but there’s always some occasion that you need to buy presents for (in fact, my boyfriend, his dad and his mum ALL have birthdays in January!). Recently I’ve found it...

Living alone

Living alone: learning to savour your me-time*

Not everyone relishes the idea of living alone. It may be that you live alone because of circumstances beyond your control or through choice. It might suit you or you might be unhappy with...

Lip fillers

Lip fillers from HC Medspa review*

A few of my friends (and I’ll let you guess which ones from my Instagram pics!) have recently started having lip fillers. I’ve always felt a little self-conscious about my top lip (or lack...

shopping

Ways you can save money this Christmas*

Christmas is the most expensive time of the year. Not only are there the presents to buy your loved ones but there’s also the food for the big day itself, plus all the social...

driving

Keeping your tyres safe this winter*

With all the driving home for Christmas (yes, Chris Rea has been on in the office this December!) you’ll be doing this winter, it’s really important that you keep your car safe and do...

Slater and Gordon infographic

What makes a family?*

Family is the single, number one most important thing in my life. But I don’t just count my immediate family (my mum, my dad and my brother) but I also include my wider family...

running barefoot

Why you should run barefoot*

There’s a lot of advice when it comes to running, from the type of training plan to follow to the type of trainers to wear. There are debates over the best distances to run,...