Health

How counsellors help

It’s odd to think that for over half of my life I have now seen a counsellor on and off and I’ve had my share of good and bad ones. To start with the good I remember fondly my first art therapist I think in many ways she, along with my art teacher while in hospital, probably got the most out of me as when it came to expressing my emotions, it was with craft and creativity I did it best. Then in contrast there was the one I was sent to see from the refuge, my lasting memory of her […]

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Win a bedroom Minion makeover

Yay it’s those little Minions making an appearance again! This time I have teamed up with the lovely people over at I Want Wallpaper to giveaway all the items you might need to give a Minion fan, the bedroom they have only ever dreamed of. What’s more they are giving away not 1 but 3 sets, meaning Minion mayhem is all read ready to go for a number of you, but what exactly does a Minion bedroom makeover consist of? Well the three lucky winners will each get their hands on: 1 x Minion Rug 1 x Single Minion Duvet […]

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Dog treats from Aldi

Aldi offer the perfect treats for your dog

Sally is back with another review, this time she has been asked by Aldi to try out there range of dog treats and of course Sally never fails to jump to the challenge where food is involved. She was thrilled to get this package and oddly, as with all the parcels that come for her, she was quick to sniff it out and claim it as her own. We were sent four different packets of treats: Beef Patties Pigs Ears Sausages Pork Strips I think the look as she waits for her treat says it all; Sally does love a […]

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Health

What to Do When You Hate Your Doctors*

Finding a medical professional you can trust — let alone like can be very difficult but it is essential to your health. Especially when your choices are limited, perhaps due to the size of your town or an inability to travel, you may get stuck with a doctor you simply cannot stand. Here’s what you can do about it. Understand Your Feelings When you first begin having negative feelings toward your doctor, you should deeply consider what is causing your reaction. If you can confidently identify which elements of your experience have prompted your emotions, you will be better equipped […]

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Fashion

How to Spot a Fake Sterling Silver Necklace*

Shopping for jewellery can lead to too many uncertainties, and you aren’t always sure that what you’re getting is what you’ve paid for. It’s easy enough if you’re purchasing goods from a store and you can physically inspect them yourself, but buying from a jeweller in your neighbourhood could leave you with a very limited selection. Often the only way to get the piece of jewellery you want is to hunt it down, and what better hunting grounds could you ask for than the internet?   Shopping online and ordering by mail comes with its own set of risks which […]

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Yogi Tea: Competition

Do you love tea? Do you think you might like to try out a range of different herbal teas, ones that are just ready to help see you through from morning to night? If the answer to the above is yes then this is the competition for you. So what teas are on offer? Well the lucky winners will grab themselves a box of each of the following four flavoursome teas: Yogi Positive Energy Tea Cranberry Hibiscus: An uplifting and invigorating tea infused with Green Mate, Guarana & Assam Black Yogi Detox Tea with Lemon; a tangy detox tea infused […]

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