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parenting: WHY IT’S OKAY TO LET YOUR KIDS GET BORED

KIDS ARE USED TO BEING ENTERTAINED DURING EVERY WAKING MOMENT and while boredom is nothing new, with today’s increasingly digital and fast paced world, kids lack the capacity to cope with being bored. Social commentator and youth trends expert Michael McQueen says, “We have failed to teach today’s kids an important lesson – that boredom […]

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happy STRESS-LESS Friday + 5 easy MOOD BOOSTERS

AFTER A BUSY STRESS-FULL WEEK, DO YOU NEED A BOOST? YOU ARE IN LUCK, MY FRIENDS! Research shows, more than ever, that there are easy ways to boost our mood & manage stress… and dah nah, here they are: 1. Don’t dwell. Rumination—whether rehashing things from the past or worrying about the future—worsens and lengthens periods of […]

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wellbeing: 6 WAYS READING CAN BENEFIT YOUR HEALTH

A BOOK A DAY CAN KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY… True story, here are six health benefits of reading. Reading can provide hours of entertainment and pleasure, impart knowledge, expand vocabulary and give insight into unknown experiences. Additionally, research has shown that it has a variety of physical, mental and emotional health benefits. If you need […]

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health insider: your perfect excuse to EAT CHOCOLATE

GREAT NEWS FOR EASTER Eating chocolate is good for you! Yes, scientists agree that eating chocolate – in reasonable amounts – makes you feel emotionally better and so improves the smooth running of your body’s endorphins. It even protects against heart disease. Happy happy news, and here’s some more… Chocolate makes you live longer Researchers […]

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health insider: 4 SIMPLE WAYS TO STRESS LESS

DID YOU KNOW WOMEN ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRESS & ANXIETY THAN MEN? We’re not making this up… Yup… Research has just found that female rat brains are more sensitive to a hormone produced at times of anxiety called “corticotropin-releasing factor” (CRT). Not only are the female brains more susceptible to low levels of CRT, […]

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