• Life,  Reviews and Collaborations

    Improving Your Home’s Security

    Your home is your safe haven. It’s the one space where you should always feel safe and secure, so it makes sense to take a little time to ensure that it really is a safe place to be. Here are some of the simplest, and most effective things you can do to improve your home’s security today: Ensure Your Doors are Secure Ensuring that your exterior doors are secure is very important because they are the easiest point of entry for would-be thieves. Many of us think that locking our doors is enough to keep them secure but that is often not the case; if doors are in a poor…

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    A New Look for the New Year

    Most of us consider making significant changes when we reach the start of a new year. You might think about losing weight or increasing your fitness and improving your health. You might even be thinking about making bold changes to your lifestyle or career. It’s a time for reflection and looking forward, and the perfect time to make some changes if you are eager to do so.  But, that doesn’t mean that there needs to be a new you, or that you should feel pressured into becoming different. Chances are, the old you is pretty fab, and learning to love yourself might be a better way to focus your energies.…

  • Reviews and Collaborations,  Wellness

    Looking After Yourself in The Darkest Months of the Year

    The period between Christmas and the start of spring seems to drag on forever; it’s cold, dark and a little depressing- even for the most optimistic of people. If you’re prone to depression or even just getting a little down in the dumps, this might be a time of year that you particularly struggle- as the festivities are over, money is tight and there’s a distinct lack of sunshine. Taking care of yourself during this time is important, and there are some things you can do which will keep your mood elevated. Here are some ideas. Don’t let your resolutions make you miserable Setting new year’s resolutions is great, it’s…

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    How Can You Make Your Home More Comfortable

    Your home is supposed to provide a restful, peaceful retreat from the outside world, but that’s not going to happen automatically. You need to make it so. If you just let things happen, then you’ll likely end up with a home that shelters you from the storm and provides storage for your belongings, but not a space that is particularly restorative. The good news is that the effort required to make your home a comfortable living space is not significant. Below, we take a look at a few tried and tested tips that’ll set you on the right track.  Upgraded Comfort First thing’s first, let’s assess how comfortable your home…

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    Top Confidence Booster Tips

    Having self-confidence is not easy. We seem to exist in a society designed to make you feel unconfident in some way, be it bodily, intelligence wise, socially, etc. There is also the fear of failure and being made to look a fool if you try something a little bit different. Sometimes, it may seem as if the eyes of all and sundry are on you, desperate for you to trip up, so they can have a laugh. To be honest, the only person that is interested in you, is you. Most people are focused on their own problems to give you any heed. This is good news. It means there…

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    5 Things To Know Before Moving To The Countryside

    Moving to a rural area is a dream for many people, especially when you’ve spent years being subjected to the stresses of the big city. We all have ideas about what it’s going to be like… the rolling hills, the fresh air, and those beautiful countryside walks that can’t be experienced anywhere else. However, before you pack your bags and head to the country, there are some things that you should know about your great escape. We’ve noted down five of them here to prepare you for your potential move. #1: You may have to commute for longer When you head to the countryside, you’ll probably have to commute for…

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    6 Websites To Make Your Life Easier

    There are plenty of websites that can be really useful, from internet banking to grocery shopping online, and technology really has made out life easier – or has it just made us lazier? (That’s a question for another day), what it certainly has done is given us access to things we didn’t have before and opened our lives up to a whole new world. Here are six of the most fantastic and useful websites which you probably never knew existed, but you’re really going to love them.  Book Finder Book lovers, students, those looking for a really thoughtful gift, if you want to get new and used books, rare editions,…