The Low-Down on Top Lip Hair Removal

A few years ago, I went to a salon to have my eyebrows threaded for the first time. As I laid back in the chair and the lady worked her magic, she cast a critical glance over my face and said “Would you like me to do your top lip, …

Make 2019 the year for you

Here we are once again seeing in a new year, 2019 is upon us. This can be a great time to reflect on the past, celebrate successes and plan for the future. While you can list a number of resolutions in that shiny unicorn journal you received from your Secret …

Don’t let loneliness get you down

Children going to school, divorce, teenagers leaving for university, a house move or new job can all be stressful, and while they are a part of everyday life, each one can lead to loneliness. While feeling lonely isn’t a mental health problem itself, the two things are linked, and if …

Exams need not be stressful

A’ levels, GCSEs and SATs are all being taken at the moment, and if you have children or teenagers in the throes of doing any, or all, of these, it can be a time of anxiety and stress. We have had a look at how you can help to calm …

Keep flu at bay this winter

With flu cases accounting for 22,000 visits to GPs, 85 deaths and hundreds of hospital admissions, it would seem we are dealing with a flu crisis this winter. With sore throats, soaring temperatures, aching joints, headaches and coughing just some of the symptoms, this is one bug you could do …

What to wear this Christmas

There is nothing worse than getting ready for a Christmas party only to breakdown because nothing fits or looks right. Along with presents, politics and the turkey, fashion during the festive season can add to our stress levels and bring out the worse in us. We have put together some …

Breaking up and moving on

However you look at them, break-ups are tough, emotional and draining but they don’t have to break you. We know you have heard the clichés and we know it might not seem like it now but a break up can be made less painful, and here’s how. Accept your feelings …

Chill out, don’t burn out

New Year’s Resolutions are long gone and the summer holidays are far away on the horizon, which means getting bogged down with life and not taking time out for you is easy to do. The thing is, if you don’t slow down and stop once in a while, your health …

Don’t sweat the small stuff in 2017

We all do it. Sweat the small stuff, let it get into our minds and take over our lives. In 2017 why not reset your life and focus on what is important and really matters rather than letting the clutter, well clutter things up? We are talking about both possessions …

MOT your sleep

The alarm clock going off at 6am can be quite a shock to the system after late nights and long lie-ins during the Christmas break. Getting back into a routine can be hard, so this is the perfect time to give your sleep patterns an MOT so you can get …