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The Power of a Nap

The Power of a Nap

Everyone knows the benefits of a good night’s sleep. I, for one am a huge advocate of sleep over medication, I’m no medic but, rightly or wrongly, the slightest hint of an illness and a hot bath and an inviting pillow is the preferred choice over the popping of a pill or a teaspoon of an unpleasant concoction on “doctor’s orders”
Fifty One Apparel the Working Horse

Fifty One Apparel the Working Horse

It was a long and unrelenting last week, ahead of a few days in the Lake District, which was just the ticket for a consistently reliable work horse.

I am a guest blogger, an original Karin V neck, separated from my equally talented peers at the moment.

The Menopause to Have or Not to Have, that is the Question.

The Menopause to Have or Not to Have, that is the Question.

The week began on Sunday with an exclusive write up in The Sunday Times with a dramatic front page headline “Doctors Halt the Menopause”. As a result, the week has been filled with TV, Radio and other media platforms debating the pros and cons of having this surgery.

 

Olaparib the New Wonder Drug

Olaparib the New Wonder Drug

There is welcome news for Ovarian Cancer Patients

                                            

Determined ? Then Keep to the Script .

Determined ? Then Keep to the Script .

For all of those start ups whose background is not pounds and pence the thought can be overwhelming. You are in the thick of getting to grips with so many aspects of a new business be it defining and designing product, identifying suppliers, working and collaborating with new ‘partners, not to mention ordering paper clips and envelopes. and then  expected to know what our projections for the next 5 years will be. Without historical figures, manual or clairvoyants as guidance – a finger in the air it is .. how terrifying
It's All About Control

It's All About Control

For those of us in the UK still holding on to those precious few hours of the Bank Holiday weekend relaxing, reclining or recovering. The overriding sentiments that came out of this weekend’s events was balance and control. In this household anyway.
Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

There is always plenty of guidance for women suffering the menopause and so it was with interest to read about the practice  of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu 5000 year science which, it seems, is having a resurgence thanks to the interest from high profile celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. 

Collaboration An Essential Element to Success

Collaboration An Essential Element to Success

Several situations have happened this week which has made me think of the importance of the meaning of Collaboration.
The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

This week we saw celebrities including Ellie Goulding and Rita Ora change the manner in which they use their media posts.

In total 16 high profile celebrities will clearly state whether they are being paid for their posts or for items they feature or items they have been gifted.

Healthy and Glowing Start to the Year with Arbonne

Healthy and Glowing Start to the Year with Arbonne

Still in the wake of our good intentions, we have connected once more with Arbonne and this time, in the quest for good health, well-being and glowing skin!
Festive Fun - Was it ?

Festive Fun - Was it ?

So the Xmas festivities are over time off work eating and drinking to one’s hearts’ content seeing family and friends – nothing really not to like, or is there ?

Retailing at it's worst

Retailing at it's worst

It is no longer big news to hear reminders of the issues facing our High Streets and the battle for the retailers. Rising rates and falling footfall, coupled with over supply of products, all competing for the same markets has made retailing a poisoned chalice