So, Scrooge, you hate Christmas!

‘Tis the season to be jolly – at least that is what the song tells us. Why is it, then, that Christmas is such a stressful, soul-crushing time of year, stuck right in the deepest heart of never-ending winter? Does anyone really enjoy listening to carol singers? How many people open the door, just for…

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How to ease migraine pain

Migraines are a combination of symptoms, with various causes, that are experienced only by certain individuals. They are typically characterized by acutely painful headaches, often accompanied by painful light sensitivity, nausea and vomiting. The first time someone experiences a migraine can be extremely frightening as the pain can be unrelenting. Even those who have suffered…

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Protect yourself from seasonal criminality

Thanks to widespread media and social networking coverage, as a population we know quite a bit about what types of crimes are likelier than others to affect us, and how to look out for, and prevent them. Depending on your gender, age group and the areas you frequent, you may be keeping an extra careful…

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How to impress your neighbors

Although it might seem like a very shallow and superficial thing to want to do at first, impressing the neighbors is something that everyone should try to do, for several reasons. The main thing is to make a good impression and get off to a good start. Impressing the neighbors doesn’t mean showing off, bragging…

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How to travel light

If you’re one of those people who over packs, you’ll know just how daunting it can make taking a vacation.  It might seem bearable when you’re loading up the car on the way to the airport – the car is heavier but you managed to squeeze the trunk shut. When you get to the airport,…

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UK vs The USA

The world is such a big and scary place that the number of differences from one place to the next can be absolutely overwhelming. In some of the more developed countries healthy living is the main aim in life, whereas in the countries that are still developing the main aim is to simply stay alive….

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You need to get out and about

It was early one morning that I was sitting down and thinking about what I wanted to do with my life. I found myself tucking into a bowl of cereal, as I do every morning, and then for some reason scrolling through the Slow Cookers Heaven website when in reality I know that I don’t…

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The Secrets Behind Getting the Shot

Let’s be perfectly honest here, after the “I do’s” have been said, the best man’s toast made, the dancing and laughing have since ended and the happy bride and groom have gone off on their honeymoon, there is one item in particular that has to be absolutely perfect when everything else is but a pleasant…

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