A recent study has discovered a possible link between dirty, cluttered kitchens and women eating more unhealthy snacks. So if you want to lose weight or reduce temptation, get the mop out and clear down the work surfaces. The Study: The researchers from Cornell University in the USA studied how many biscuits, carrot sticks and…Continue Reading “Cluttered kitchens may lead women to eat more”

Life Coaching session

I want to tell you about my experience of having life coaching. I was recently presented with the fantastic opportunity to have a series of free group life coaching sessions with a Dr Martha Beck Certified Life Coach. Deborah Chalk is a trained life coach and career coach and was motivated to offer the free sessions…Continue Reading “My Experience Of Having Life Coaching – Session 1”

Mediterranean diet can help beat depression

Further to my article about Happy Foods, I am continuing along that theme. Recent research has shown that a Mediterranean diet can help beat depression. A study showed that it is a more effective treatment for clinical depression than social support. Over a three month period a group of patients who had been diagnosed with clinical depression ate…Continue Reading “Mediterranean Diet Can Help Beat Depression”

Pregnant and can't decide to find out the sex?

Congratulations if you are expecting a baby, it is a wonderful time in any woman’s life. With advances in medical science, we are now in the fortunate position to learn the sex of our baby whilst it is still in the womb. However, this can lead to a difficult decision as to whether you find…Continue Reading “Pregnant? To Find Out The Sex Or Not, That Is The Question”

Want to increase your wellbeing? Get active

People with an active lifestyle report having an increased feeling of wellbeing. We know that an active lifestyle is good for our physical health, but according to a survey carried out by YMCA, staying active is one of the secrets to feeling happier. In the YMCA survey, those with an active lifestyle recorded the highest…Continue Reading “Want To Increase Your Wellbeing? Get Active!”

Inspirational toy for girls

Are you looking for an inspirational toy for girls? Frances Cain might be able to help. She too was looking for an inspirational toy for her daughter to love and learn from. Unfortunately the traditional toys geared towards girls, ranging from plastic jewellery and make-up sets, to mini ironing boards and mini kitchens, are not…Continue Reading “An Inspirational Toy For Girls To Love & Learn From”

Just try it, find out some new things about yourself

I read a really interesting interview with twin sisters Tasha and Nungshi Malik, who at the age of 25 became the first siblings to climb Mount Everest. This was on the back of their father saying to them “Why don’t you do a mountaineering course?” The sisters thought he was kidding but he said “Just…Continue Reading “Just Try it, Find Out Some New Things About Yourself”