The importance of Kindness in Relationships

By Steve Taggart With a history that pre-dates even the Ancient Greek scholars, the Golden Rule or treating others as you would like to be treated by them, is a concept that, once practiced, allows us to reap rewards in our relationships. Further, by helping others we are inadvertently also helping ourselves; improving our mood, strengthening our self-respect and confidence and making us more attractive to others. From an evolutionary perspective the development and adoption of this rule makes sense....

Right to wipe, free to pee

Jack Peat reviews Urinetown and a new wave of dystopia created by the conflict of human rights and resource management.  Science and economic observers of India have been confronted by some puzzling statistics of late. Despite certain areas of the country enjoying sustained economic growth there are still vast numbers of children who are malnourished and stunted leaving them with mental and physical deficits typical of deprived, food-scarce regions. On closer examination it was found that a lack of food wasn’t the...

Recovering your body-confidence after birth

By Laura Casewell & Tom Parker @CasewellEditor   ‘Mummy makeovers’ are increasingly being touted in the media, but what exactly does a post-birth body makeover involve if you don’t fancy going under the knife, and how can energy-assisted treatments can transform your figure after pregnancy? The ‘mummy makeover’ is a term that is often applied to the combination of treatments to improve or restore the areas affected by carrying a baby. Often with age, following pregnancy or where there have been...

Self determination and a winner’s mentality

By Sloan Sheridan Williams In this day and age we not only need to be physically fit but also emotionally fit and mentally tough. With athletes, playing the sport you love and excelling in it creates fulfilment and contentment. Using the same mental strategies we can get ahead in the workplace and achieving personal bests in our career contributes to our personal growth which is one of the six emotional needs. Self determination The more self-motivation and energy you have...

Winter-Proof Your Skin!

By Dr Barbara Kubicka  Even if the sun lingers on a bit, as soon as September is upon us the air simply feels different. Not only does it feel a bit cooler, but we also notice a certain nip in the air and hint of colder days to come in the breeze. The humidity of summer is quick to dissipate too and the air feels dryer and crisper.  The onset of autumn is the precursor to winter and our skin...

Vanquish Your Love Handles

By Tom Parker @ccfmedia We all have those little pockets of fat that frustrate us when they just won’t budge. You’ve tried every diet, toning exercise and fat burning fad going in order to rid yourself of these areas of fat but with no success. So what is there out there that can banish those problem areas without the need for major surgical intervention? This could be the answer What is it? VANQUISH is a cutting edge non-surgical non-invasive cosmetic...

Tories top survey as party conference love cheats

By Steve Taggart It appears it isn't just ex-Tory MP Brooks Newmark who has an eye for members of the opposite sex, they really shouldn't have. The Tories have come top of a political list of love cheats in a new survey. This week the Conservatives host their annual party conference in Manchester (Sunday 28th September to Wednesday 1st October). The survey by IllicitEncounters.com’s 900,000 members found that 37% of Conservative supporters would have a secret tryst if the opportunity arose. Lib Dem...

Top 50 Inspirational quotes

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor We all have those moments where we feel that the world is against us, that life is too hard or just have the Sunday night feeling. It is worth knowing that everyone gets like that sometimes. So whether you feel stuck or just need a dose of inspiration these should do the trick. 1.“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King 2.“Never let your memories be greater than...

Banish Your Muffin Top For Good

By Laura Casewell @CasewellEditor Fed up of struggling to get into your favourite pair of jeans? Love handles are one of the most common complaints of women all over the UK, but there are options if the gym isn’t for you. One of them is non-surgical fat reduction – the most popular non-invasive treatment in the UK after Botox for 2014 – and the Exilis Elite has emerged as the go-to choice for celebs and regular folk alike. It is an...

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