Monthly Archives: May 2018

5 Things To Focus On In The Year 2018 To Get A Better Life

5 Things To Focus On In The Year 2018 To Get A Better Life

It’s a familiar story that starts on New Year’s Eve. You think of a resolution to improve your life for the new year. We’ve all been there before whether it was to lose weight, get control of your finances, and a list of other tasks. But why don’t they always work? Let me be honest with you. Setting the goal or resolution is the easy part. Making the change happen though is easier said than …

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5 Must-Read Books For Managing Your Personal Finance Better

5 Must-Read Books For Managing Your Personal Finance Better

How many times have you received financial advice from a friend, family member, or even a complete stranger? We’ve all been there before whether it was solicited or not. But how many times has the advice been useful? Let me tell you the good news: You don’t have to search all over the internet for personal financial advice. Instead, I’ve found five books that will help get your finances back on track. Let’s dive in …

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Why Skiing Is The Ideal Family Holiday

Why Skiing Is The Ideal Family Holiday

The UK ski industry is worth £3 billion and, despite some factions of the press trying to paint Brexit as the end of this industry, 66% of those who currently ski have stated that it will have no impact on their holiday plans. Skiing is a sport for all ages and whilst two-thirds of British skiers are between 43 and 65 the sport is ideal for young families. What should parents expect from a ski trip and how old …

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Confidence: The Key To Any Look

Confidence: The Key To Any Look

Many of us worry about how we look. Regular mirror checks and self-deprecation can easily become a habit. But while we may excuse this as simply “making sure we look our best”, the truth is that these self-nitpicks can really do a number in eroding our sense of self-confidence. If you’re really concerned with looking your best self, then you have to start with the one factor that is going to shine through any outfit …

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The Simple Guide To Happy Workers

The Simple Guide To Happy Workers

(Image Source) When you first start running a business, it can be hard to predict just how many challenges you’ll face along the way. Most people think it will be a lot easier than it turns out to be, and will be surprised when the time comes for them to take difficult actions. One of the hardest areas to manage in any company will be the employees. It isn’t the paperwork, the training, or even …

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Making Life Easier with Mobility Issues

Making Life Easier with Mobility Issues

According to figures from disability charity Scope, there are 13.9 million disabled people in the UK who are living with some form of disability. This obviously covers a range of people, from those with mobility issues, right the way up to those who are profoundly disabled; the most commonly reported impairments by disabled people are: Mobility (52%) Stamina, breathing, fatigue (38%) Dexterity (27%). I have several friends who suffer with a range of mobility-effecting illnesses, so …

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The Right Plant Milk to Drink for Your Health Goals

The Right Plant Milk to Drink for Your Health Goals

Both dairy milks and plant milks have a number of health benefits. In recent years, however, more and more people have been turning to dairy alternatives due to a number of reasons. These include health concerns like allergies and lactose intolerance, a shift toward a vegetarian or vegan diet, and ethical concerns about the treatment of animals. If you are considering switching to plant-based milk products, you should also think about what you want to …

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Ways To Help You Deal with a Traumatic Birth

Ways To Help You Deal with a Traumatic Birth

If you’re a regular reader, you’re probably aware of the fact that I started blogging after having a traumatic birth with Sausage, and wanted a place to express myself. I was in the midst of PND and PTSD and having a way to just chatter away about all the things in my head provided really good therapy for me. I was thinking today about ways that you can help yourself after having a traumatic birth, …

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Engineered vs Solid Wood Flooring

Engineered vs Solid Wood Flooring

In a previous blog post, the advantages of wooden flooring were discussed, but some of you may still be wondering whether solid wood or engineered wood flooring is best. With the help of Luxury Flooring & Furnishings, we have analysed the advantages and disadvantages of each to suit the needs of every home. The Basics So what’s the difference between these two kinds of flooring? Solid wood is exactly what it says on the tin …

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