Nutrition and Exercise Tips for New Mums
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Here are some great post-pregnancy nutrition and exercise tips for new mothers.     Exercise How much exercise you need to do depends on your medical history, level of fitness, obstetrical cause, and how you are recovering. Some women may find themselves able to handle exercise within a matter of days, while others could have to wait weeks. · Go …
7 Amazing Muscle Building Foods
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7 Amazing Muscle Building Foods This post was written for Serenity You Want to build muscles but not sure how to go about it? Have you been trying but all you get is frustration and are almost giving up? Well, mass muscle building is an art which many people are not able to master but one you can perfect with …
Giving My Energy Levels a Boost with Berocca
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I have found these past 6 weeks of the summer holidays exhausting. The kids have been constantly whinging and whining and doing nothing but argue between themselves. I have been struggling to get any work done as I feel like I am forever following them around cleaning up after them and by 3pm I feel so tired that I need a …
How to Work Out Without Leaving the House
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Working out at home is no longer about cheesy aerobics videos or lifting cans of beans; it’s not even about doing a hundred crunches, squats and push ups. There are now plenty of creative, fun and effective ways of working out without even stepping out of your front door, and they’re just as legitimate as going to the gym. Whether …
These Tricks are Vital to Maintaining Long, Healthy Hair
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These Tricks Are Vital to Maintaining Long, Healthy Hair Your hair is a big part of your identity. When it is shiny and healthy looking, you feel great about yourself. That’s why “a great hair day” is a thing. But, when all of the washing and styling and products leave you with limp, frizzy, or damaged hair, it’s a real …
Buying Smaller Clothes to Help Motivate us to Lose Weight
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My husband has always been on the big size. In fact he struggles with his weight and he often yo-yo’s up and down. For a few weeks he will be binge drinking, over eating on takeaways, staying up late on his PS4, not doing much exercise at all. Then he will decide to try to get healthy and he will …
My Perfect Ultimate Spa Day
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Ok, before I start this post, let me tell you a little secret. I have never, ever in my life been to a spa. To be quite honest I have never really had the urge to go as I am quite a shy person and I would feel a little embarrassed walking around in just a robe. But since I …
What Sounds Keep you Awake at night? #aSoundSleep
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Do you get your full forty winks when you go to bed or are you disturbed through the night with noise waking you up? Mattress Next Day did #aSoundSleep survey to find out what impact sound has on the UK’s sleep, their results are shown in the infographic below. The survey showed that 53% of people thought that they could …
Stay protected on your Vactaion with Holiday Insurance
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I have only been abroad twice in my life and both times was to the same place in Gran Caneria. I have taken out holiday insurance both times and I always will in the future, as you never know what is around the corner. When me an my husband went away on our holiday, the hotel provided us with bottled …
How Safe is the Area You Live in?
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Being burgled is a worry for many, lucky it has never happened to me. But it has happened to my sister and her partner and their two young kids. It actually happened the very first night they moved into their new home. He nicked my sisters laptop, a camera and even my 4-year-old nephews money-box. Since then she has been …
Elderly Care – Tips for Choosing Caregivers for Elderly Relatives
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Elderly Care- Tips for Choosing Caregivers for Elderly Relatives Choosing the right type of care or a suitable caregiver for an elderly loved one can be a challenging task. It is important to make a decision that is based on the individual’s needs. You have the option off hiring private caregivers or using professional agencies to take charge of the …
Forever Living Aloe Vera Products Review
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I was asked a while ago by a friend of mine if I would like to review some of her Forever Living products that she sells. I have known Scarlett since she was 12, as she was one of my sisters best friends. She is currently a mental health nurse and mum to her little boy Alfie, but in June …
Beautiful Jewellery from Happiness Boutique
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A while ago i was asked if I would like to review some jewellery from Happiness Boutique. I love simple, delicate pieces of jewellery. I don’t really like big and bold statement pieces. happiness boutique have perfect jewellery for me that I really love. But if you are a statement piece kinda girl, then they have something for you too. …
Worrying About Getting Older
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People often don’t believe me when I say that me and my husband have been together for almost 14 years and married for 12 and a half of them. It’s mainly because they don’t think we look old enough to have been married that long as I am only 31 (32 in January!) and my husband turns 34 next weekend. …
Has My Son Got Behaviour Problems?
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Since my youngest son Aaron, started year 1 at school, I have had nothing but behaviour problems with him. Almost, everyday when I go to pick him up from school, one of the teachers wants a word with me. He has either been refusing to do his work, hiding under tables, trying to run off out of school, hurting the …
Dental Tips for a Beautiful Smile
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Taking proper care of your mouth is beneficial for your general health and confidence. Keeping your teeth healthy requires an effective and regular routine that will enhance your dental care. You need to continue maintaining the good health of your teeth to prevent dental problems such as cavities, loss of teeth and pain. Good dental hygiene, healthy food and professional …
Health Care – Guide for Finding a Physician
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Choosing a physician to handle your health care needs is a critical step towards proper health management. Your doctor is the person you seek medical advice from, visit regularly for your health issues, including routine checkups and the individual that addresses your health concerns.     Patient-Doctor Relationships Some of the relationships that patients have with their doctors last for …
Protect Yourself from an STI
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    With Halloween just been and gone, it’s likely you geared up and joined in with all the frightful festivities. However, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is one terrifying trick you’re going to want to avoid this spooky season. As this Lloyds Pharmacy Online Doctor infographic points out, it’s not always clear what’s going on behind the mask, so …
Ever Thought About Taking a Yoga Teacher Training Course?
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Have you ever tried doing yoga before? I have in my house using some yoga dvd’s and I found it very relaxing and made me feel much more flexible and less achy. I always seem to be having pain in my neck, shoulders and back which I think is due to bad posture and sitting at my laptop all day. …
Baby Proofing Your Home
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Baby Proofing Your Home From the moment you give birth to your baby they become your number one priority in life, and you will do anything you can to protect them. But often even the simplest things around the home can be a danger to babies. The most important thing that you should have in your house, whether you have …
Cetraben Cream Review + giveaway
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I love to look after my skin and often before I go to bed I will massage some skin cream or lotion all over my body to give my skin a treat. I also do this while watching telly and it helps me to relax and unwind while massaging myself. I have noticed that I have been starting to get …
Eating Low FODMAP Food Can Help with IBS Symptoms
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We all know we should eat an healthy diet but having a little treat now and again wont hurt us. But for some people , especially those use suffer from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) eating certain foods can trigger their symptoms off. These can include bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea and constipation. A low FODMAP diet has been proven …
Appy Nickelodeon Character Drinks
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A few weeks ago we were sent out these Appy Nickelodeon character drinks for the kids to try out. There has been a lot in the media about giving children juices because of their high sugar content and worries about rotting the children’s teeth. But these juice are healthier and are back by Change 4 Life campaign. The juices have …