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    I Don’t Want The School Holidays To End!

    Not long until the kids are back to school! I can literally hear the sigh of relief from a lot of you! I’ve got to admit, I have loved every second of the summer holidays with Dinky, he’s really come into himself as a character and his behavior has improved massively. Before the summer holidays, I was struggling with his behavior because he was very much chatting me back, doing everything opposite to what I had asked and in general, being a little pain in the bum. So what changed? Once the summer holidays started, I decided to start this trust routine with him. Before, whenever I left the room…

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    Health Essentials For Happy Holidays

    Going on a holiday is a great way to relax and recharge your batteries. Holidays can be restorative, but if you were to find yourself hurt or ill during your trip, it could soon turn into a nightmare. To ensure a safe and healthy holiday, this list of essentials could be what you need to make sure you’re prepared for anything. Travel insurance Travel insurance is an absolute essential when going away. Travel insurance ensures you’re covered against various possibilities including lost luggage, theft and any medical treatment you may need to receive while you’re away. It’s worth reading up on how to choose the right travel insurance so that…

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    How Being A Mum Can Be The Best Workout

    Being a busy mum is a 24/7 job, and once you’ve signed up; there’s always going to be plenty to keep you active. Therefore, it can be difficult to find the time to get to the gym for a workout and get home again; not to mention the added stress of finding childcare and ensuring that everything around the house is ready for the next day. However, there are some tasks and activities you can do; and it’s all part of being a mum. The following are some hints and tips on how to make “mumming” into a workout, to help you feel fit, healthy, and full of life. Image…

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    Everything You Need To Know About Your Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that affects over 4 million people in the UK alone. Sometimes, people don’t even realize they have diabetes until they have a hypo, and they visit their GP to find out what’s going on. Sometimes they’re visiting their GP for other reasons and their diabetes shows up in a blood test. What are the symptoms of diabetes? Lack of energy Feeling dizzy Excessive thirst Increased urination, especially at night Blurry vision Recurring illnesses Scrapes, cuts or spots that take longer than normal to heal Feeling hungry all of the time How is diabetes diagnosed? If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, it’s wise to…

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    Amazing Alternative Ideas for First Dates

    Flickr First dates can be nerve-wracking. Many people dread the thought of sitting at a plush restaurant, trying to make conversation when there’s nothing much around to react to. So why not opt for a more relaxed or alternative first date setting? Here are some fun first date suggestions that will keep things moving smoothly, making it easier break the ice and prevent any awkward silences! Get outdoors A lot of people think about indoor venues for first dates, but why not head out? Whether you live by the beach or you’re a stone’s throw from the forest, it’s the perfect time of year for outdoor dates. Take a picnic…

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    4 Simple Ways to Cleanse the Body

    The process of detoxing is one that is often talked about in the health and wellness sector. Essentially, this involves people making certain lifestyle changes that help to clear the body of toxins which are things that cause negative health effects. Photo Credit People do this through various different methods. Some will use specific programs designed by companies like nutritionalcleanse.co.uk, while others will choose their own path. In our daily lives, we constantly come into contact with substances that may cause us harm – they are pretty much impossible to avoid. Your body is constantly working to remove these toxins, so here are a few ways that you can give…

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    How To Actually Be Happy With The Way You Look

    Picture Source Everybody has some grievance with their appearance, but that’s to be expected. We notice the blemishes that nobody else notices and we see the small weight gains or losses that nobody else notices. If you want to be happy with the way you look then you need to make changes for yourself. That’s the most important thing. Don’t look the way you think other people want you to look. Act on your behalf. Here are some tips to help you on that journey. Exercise and dieting. People have such a bad relationship with these two things, and it’s because we often fall into the trap of thinking there…

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    Holiday Hacks For Great Summer Skin

    It may feel a little bit like we have had our summer over here in the UK, but we should have some more warm temperatures coming up. One of the things that many people forget is that during the summer, or skin needs to be taken care of slightly differently than in winter or colder months. There are some subtle differences in the care that your skin needs in summer, but it is good to pay attention to them to make sure that your skin is looking as good as it can be. image   Protect Your Pout   Our lips can get dried out in the heat of a…

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    Get More from Your Running Sessions with These Efficiency Boosting Tips

    Running is one of the most basic yet effective ways to stay fit. However, a lot of people come back from their running session feeling absolutely exhausted, yet they don’t seem to be getting the results they had hoped for. This indicates that there are inefficiencies in the way you go about running. Read on to discover how you can train your body to be a more efficient machine. Image Source   Improve your stride rate – One of the most effective ways to get more out of running is to focus on improving your stride rate. This is simply the number of steps you take in a minute. There…

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    How to make your morning routine a doddle.

    We all hate mornings, especially Monday mornings. It’s the first day after that very much needed two-day rest and many of us don’t just have ourselves to get ready, we have our little ones too. I have never been very good at getting out of bed in the morning, even since I’ve had Dinky, I have to have about 50 alarms just to make sure I wake up and get myself moving. If you’re like me, you’ll want to read this guide on how to make your Monday mornings and the rest of the week go that little bit smoother. I’ve created a checklist that you can perform every night…