3 tricks for better sleep

If you struggle to get the shuteye you need, there is help at hand. Instead of suffering through lack of sleep, here are three tricks that should make it easier for you drift off into a dreamland once you’re in between the sheets. 1. Create the perfect setup Your bedroom plays an important part in…

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Less Is More

I love a bargain, I actively seek out cheaper alternatives to things, download coupons and make sure I keep an eye on prices of things I wish to purchase. But Black Friday? No thank you.  I’m just going to put this out there, I find it grotesque. Fighting over deals, trampling over someone to get…

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Removed

This phantom limb is used as a way of signaling busyness and unapproachability to strangers while existing as an addictive force that promotes the splitting of attention between those who are physically with you and those who are not. – Eric Pickersgill

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Are you a scanner? And how to cope if you are.

Here’s a post originally published in 2014 but I think that some people may find it a help… So here’s a question for you, have you heard of the term “scanner” when it comes to describing someone’s personality? No? But I’m sure that you’ve heard the variants such as multi-passionate and multi-potential which have become…

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Words of wisdom on Happiness

There was an interesting tidbit on CNN today which shared some words of wisdom from historical figures on their key to happiness. The two below are my favorites –  and you can see the rest here.   What do you think? What’s your key to happiness?  

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Forget happy – be whole

It’s the UN’s International Day Of Happiness so there’s no better time for this quote… I actually attack the concept of happiness. The idea that—I don’t mind people being happy—but the idea that everything we do is part of the pursuit of happiness seems to me a really dangerous idea and has led to a…

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French Food Rules…

I saw this great image after reading an article on BonAppetite.com about Karen Le Billon and how a move to France stopped her kids being picky eaters. image credit Can I just say that I bloody love France and friends will tell you that I often have “French” days (I mean I drive a French…

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tuesday link love

I’ve not had chance to do live, work and eat better on a weekend for a few weeks but this week I seem to have stumbled upon LOADS of interesting and kooky pieces across the web that I’ve wanted to share.  So here’s a cheeky Tuesday edition of some link love … p.s any fab…

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A Gorgeous Print by Jilly Barr

I’m a bit late in saying a HUGE public thank you to the amazing Jilly Barr. I’ve had a piece of her artwork hanging in my home for the last 6 (maybe more?) years and she was lovely enough to send me this gorgeous print when we moved in to our new house. How could…

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