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Why Retail Therapy Works

Why Retail Therapy Works

Do you know that going shopping to make you feel better is actually a real thing? That’s why it’s called ‘retail therapy’; it is actually therapy and can make you feel better. There’s more to it than just treating yourself too as according to a…

3 Important Steps to Take if You’re Injured or Hurt at Work

3 Important Steps to Take if You’re Injured or Hurt at Work

By Tariq Gardezi   Did you know that every seven seconds someone is injured at work? If you ever fall into this statistic you want to make sure you follow the right steps to ensure that you are properly taken care of. We are going…

Test your emotional intelligence

Test your emotional intelligence

Emotionally intelligent individuals tend to score well on facial recognition tests – they find it easier to read others and identify emotions. Here is a test for you to try out if you fancy it: Click on the link below. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/quizzes/ei_quiz/take_quiz   My results: Your…

Do I need a visa after Brexit? 

Do I need a visa after Brexit? 

Brexit refers to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU (European Union). The EU involves about 28 countries, and usually allows free trade between members without any extra checks or charges. Also, this union allows people to move without any limitations within these countries…

Learning to Love the Post-Pregnancy You

Learning to Love the Post-Pregnancy You

Becoming a mom for the first time is a big deal. Your body has spent 40 weeks or longer if you’ve spent time making lifestyle changes trying to conceive, changing, growing, and developing. You’ve both created and grown another person, while simultaneously sharing your body…

From Throat to Mind: How Strep Throat Causes Mental Illness

From Throat to Mind: How Strep Throat Causes Mental Illness

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is common in young children. In many cases, strep throat can be successfully treated with antibiotics or the use of strepsils plus. However, strep can cause neurological and psychological issues. The complications, also called paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders…

Common intrusive thoughts

Common intrusive thoughts

We all experience intrusive thoughts. I have worried about suddenly shouting in a lift full of people (thankfully I never have) or doing some other sort of silly behaviour that would generally be frowned upon. This is very common. I thought you might find it…

Self -Esteem: Factors That Influence The Development of Self-Esteem

Self -Esteem: Factors That Influence The Development of Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is simply how you view yourself and your capabilities. Just like many aspects of development, self-esteem is a product of some forces that are usually defined as nurture and nature. Self-esteem can be low, somewhere in the middle or high. At some point in…

Staying centered for high self belief

Staying centered for high self belief

Self belief can come and go. It’s hard to stay on top of things mentally at times. Life can be hard and we have an onsluaght of challenges daily. We compare ourselves to others, we see phot-shopped images daily of beautiful, impossibly perfect women. We…

The 9 Secrets Your Divorce Attorney Won’t Tell You

The 9 Secrets Your Divorce Attorney Won’t Tell You

By Tariq Gardezi   When you’re going through a divorce, especially a contested or messy divorce, you’re going to find solace in hiring a divorce attorney. Divorces can be unpredictable. They say passion runs both ways, which people often find when the person they once loved…