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Healthy Food Misconceptions

Healthy Food Misconceptions  Supermarket shopping is dull.  To ease my boredom, I enjoy trolley watching. I may even try to match the trolley with the owner and am guilty of superior smugness when my trolley looks healthier.  Smug mode doesn’t last long, especially when my son is with me.  He…

Oils vs Creams

Oils v Creams When reaching for a moisturiser most of us turn towards a cream.  However face oils are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. Just like our bodies, our skin also requires essential fatty acids for optimum health. Skin cells are held together by natural oils (lipids/essential fatty…

Is Phenoxyethanol a Safe Preservative

Is Phenoxyethanol a Safe Preservative? When the paraben scare first hit the beauty industry, many natural and organic skincare brands quickly looked for a safe alternative.  Many chose to use a preservative called Phenoxyethanol.  At the time this ingredient was considered a safe, gentle preservative which was non-irritating, killed bacteria…

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The Pinnacle of Presence by Sheila Wherry • Books

Empowering leaders and teams to reach The Pinnacle of Presence Executive coach and consultant Sheila Wherry has worked with leaders across many sectors to improve their ability to work effectively with others to produce results. In her new book, she describes how they have moved from being stuck or overwhelmed…

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Chicks Tips for Coconut Oil

The health benefits of coconut oil are vast, both internally and externally. Including hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. Here are five ways to incorporate Coconut oil into your life. Hair care Coconut oil is one of the best…

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ALICE | A Virtual Theme Park • Chicks Picks Theatre

Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton, featuring award-winning writer Charlotte Keatley 1– 30 Aug 2020  “You’re Late! You’re Late! For A Very Important Date!” CREATION THEATRE, BIG TELLY THEATRE COMPANY and CHARISMA.AI present. ALICE | A Virtual Theme Park Site-responsive and immersive theatre-makers Creation Theatre and Big Telly TheatreCompanypresent an innovative and…

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In The Long Run • Chicks TV Picks

Sky original comedy In The Long Run will make a welcome return to Sky One and streaming service NOW TV for a third series, transporting us back to 1980s East London – the decade of shell-suits and turtlenecks. All episodes of the third instalment will be available to watch from…

Little people and food

Little People and Food… Advice and Tips for a Healthy Little Person and Happier Household Little people and their relationship with food can be a great source of stress for parents. We all want to give our little ones the best diet possible but there are various factors we cannot…

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8 Reasons to Switch to Reusable Menstrual Pads

Periods, this time of the month when women have to deal with so many uncomfortable feelings, cramps, fatigue, and emotional swings but also buy a whole stock of toiletries to last till the end of the menstrual cycle. Disposable pads and tampons, however, are not good for the environment, but…

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How to Self-Care like the Stars

Tips on how to self-care like the stars in our ‘new normal’. Have you been finding yourself struggling with stress-induced issues like anxiety and insomnia? Do you find it hard to relax and recharge as work and personal life blend when working at home? Well, we’re here to tell you…

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Ways to Purify Air in your Home

Do you know that indoor air is more dangerous than the air you breathe outdoors? Indeed, our home is an invisible hideout of pollutants and poisons which are able to cause allergies and even severe illnesses, such as asthma, heart attack and lung cancer!  All this depends on the fact…

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Tips for an allergy free home

Dealing with allergies in the outside world is one thing, but  to deal with them inside your home is something you can have complete control over. Following some of these suggestions will help to keep your home allergy-free. How to Allergy-Proof Your Home Taking proactive steps to allergy-proof your home…

Mental ill health can touch anyone

This is a heart-felt piece that includes true life stories of people I met in mental health hospitals with reference to self-harm and suicide. This is done with sensitivity but please take this into consideration before reading. What do you visualise when you think of a person battling mental health…

Ease Your Wedding Planning With a Checklist

Ease Your Wedding Planning With a Checklist A wedding planning checklist is a beautiful thing to have on hand. It can help you be organized in your quest to plan a wonderful wedding. The checklist allows you to get your tasks in order and keeps things moving forward. Wedding planning…

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Operation Elsewhere • Theatre

Operation Elsewhere An Irish adventure.. to a mythical other world…  Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton   2 – 4 May 2020 Six live performances 3pm and 7pm   “There is more to this world than meets the eye. What you take for real is an illusion. What you take for…