Where to go for help with stress: A summary of different therapies

So, you are stressed, unhappy, discontented, dis-satisfied, miserable, unhappy, overwhelmed, down, depressed; and it’s been a while. Your body is now rebelling and you are getting problems with your sleep, stomach, memory, exhaustion and aches and pains. You’ve read all my stuff about what stress is with some hints and tips on what to do. You’ve checked out my favourite […]

A ray of hope for all those excuses for being unhealthy, unfit and over-weight

  Yesterday I asked what I thought was a pretty innocuous question on facebook and twitter ” I’d love all the reasons / excuses why you ended up unhealthy, unfit and overweight?”. I was just looking to finish a list for my book, and expecting a couple of reasons.  I must have had 100 answers by the end of the day! […]

My progress 6 months on from Diagnosis with Fibromyalgia: NEWS!

  I have NEWS – there have been big changes. Initially it was all rather slow, frustrating and two steps forward and one step back.  My last post was very up and down. However, it looks like it all accumulates into one big sudden improvement, once you have ticked off a large enough percentage of the changes needed.  (I’m not […]

Can a book festival really be fun? Does it encourage kids to read?

Is a book festival fun? I was worried. My kids are used to going to festivals.  So turning up at a ‘book festival’ were they going to be severely disappointed? Our first stop was to Beast Quest.  Very quickly my worries were calmed.  A crazy magician guy introduced the concept (I had no idea what it was all about), read […]

How to start up your own parent blog and why you want to!

I went to chat with the deliciously ditzy Sophie Sulehria on the last bank holiday at BBC3 Counties Radio about how I got into blogging. Have a listen to her, I really hope that BBC3CR give her a permanent slot soon, as she has a great warm air about her that just makes you smile.  Plus at the moment their […]