How to tackle your body issues

No matter how confident we may seem, everyone has issues with their body that affect their self-esteem. Those issues can have long-lasting effects on our confidence, but the good news is that they can be managed and overcome, and the solutions may not be as challenging as you suspect. Of course, there’s no magic wand you can wave that will solve your body issues for you, but with a little commitment and preparation, you could soon be looking back and wondering why you let them affect you for so long. We’re bombarded with impossible to realise representations of the perfect…

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Five Great Ways to Use Floodlights in Your Garden

Outdoor lighting is a quick and easy way to enhance your garden and make it more usable at the same time. A well-lit eating area can potentially be used throughout the year. There are many different types of lighting fixtures available, but today I am not going to be taking a look at path lights, Chinese lanterns or lampposts. Instead, I am going to share with you several ways you can use LED floodlights from LED Hut or another retailer to enhance your garden. Most of the suggestions below are quick, easy and inexpensive. Light up your hedges and fences…

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How to survive a move with your family

Moving house is a very exciting time. It’s a chance for a fresh start after all. Perhaps you’re moving to a bigger property, or perhaps it’s your first purchase. Whatever the reason behind the move, it’s important to keep things positive and to make the most of the experience. When your children don’t understand, however, things can become a bit more difficult. For a more seamless move, follow these tips to help your children adjust and enjoy the move just as much as possible: Introduce them to the new neighbourhood  Unless you’re moving to a new house in the same…

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Who knew sprucing up the kids room could be so easy?

As a parent, you know how easy it can be for your child’s room to become a dumping ground for toys, pictures they’ve painted from school, rocks they liked the look of on your last walk and all manner of things you bought online for them that they’ve promised they would play with, and not forgetting all the treats, books and gifts from grandma and grandpa in the mix! So, from time to time, it might a good idea to have a good clear out and freshen up your child’s room so that way, they actually want to spend time…

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Steps ahead – What types of shoe are best for your feet?

There’s nothing that beats that feeling of finding that perfect pair of shoes. Whether they cost the Earth or not is often irrelevant! But did you know that some types of shoe can actually cause more harm than good? Sure, they look great, but are they wreaking havoc? Or setting you up for pain in the future? Of course, if you suffer from foot problems visiting a foot clinic is often the best idea – but they do say that prevention is better than cure! So, lets have a look at the different types of shoes available, which ones leave…

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