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About Janey Davies

Janey Davies is a professional writer who has been published online for over 8 years. She has an Honours Degree in Psychology and her passions include learning about the mind, popular science and politics. When she is relaxing, she likes to walk her dog, read science fiction and listen to Muse.

5 Human Overpopulation Solutions That Could Help Save Our Planet

By |2019-01-24T21:06:53+03:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

The human population is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. It is 7.3 billion now. Experts agree the maximum our planet can sustain is 10 billion. So can we come up with overpopulation solutions ourselves before it’s too late? Why we need overpopulation solutions? But first, why is the human population growing so rapidly? There are several reasons. We have a larger aging population than ever before. Many factors contribute to this. Better healthcare, better food, housing, better workplace safety practices, etc. This number is

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When Does the Menopause Start and Why Is Menopause Age Different in Every Woman?

By |2019-01-19T21:02:00+03:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are a woman reaching a certain age, you might be wondering about the menopause. For example, when does the menopause start and is it the same for every woman? The answer, as with everything about the human body, is not simple. There are average ages for the onset of the menopause, normally between 44 and 55 years. But it can vary immensely between women. Some women start the menopause in their early thirties, whereas others don’t have symptoms until they are fifty. So

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Attachment Disorder in Adults: Causes, Signs and Ways to Heal

By |2019-01-03T22:04:43+03:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Attachment disorder in adults typically starts during our most formative years in childhood. It can be due to poor attachments to our mothers and fathers, which can include poor parenting or separation such as divorce or death. It can also be due to physical or sexual abuse. We learn from our primary caregivers how to form meaningful relationships so if they, for whatever reason, are poor examples, it’s no wonder we struggle when we are older. Adult attachment disorder in adults can show up in

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Why Is Vegan Lifestyle Becoming So Popular? (and What You Should Know about It)

By |2019-04-02T22:12:34+03:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

More and more people are adopting a vegan lifestyle these days. So why has a vegan lifestyle become so popular and is it something we should all consider? Veganism seems to be in the news every week. Only yesterday, vegan protesters blocked the meat aisles in a well-known UK supermarket. Some food experts are describing veganism as the ‘biggest rising food trend of 2018’. Searches for ‘plant-based’ foods have increased. Moreover, just over 3% of the UK’s population is now either vegetarian or vegan. The

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What Is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and How to Use It in Practice

By |2018-12-18T20:28:44+03:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Anyone that is concerned with the environment will recognize this phrase. But what does it mean in practice? What is the best way to reduce, reuse, recycle? Should we be reducing and reusing more or concentrating on recycling what we use? It can be confusing. But with growing concern about climate change, it is crucial to understand each one clearly and, more importantly, which one is best. A recent Facebook post suggested we should stop recycling and start reducing our use of

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5 Menopause Symptoms and 5 Natural Ways to Relieve Them

By |2019-02-11T20:19:01+03:00December 16th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are a woman of a certain age, as I am, you might be experiencing a range of menopause symptoms. I’ve been going through the menopause for over 12 months now. I was expecting some menopause symptoms but others completely threw me. I knew about hot flushes and the tiredness, but no one said anything about anxiety or sleepless nights. After I hadn’t slept for 5 nights I went to my doctors and begged her to put me on HRT (hormone replacement therapy). Consequently,

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Extreme Weather on Earth: Top 5 Inhospitable Places on Our Planet

By |2018-12-06T21:31:18+03:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Even in extreme weather conditions, human beings are pretty resourceful creatures. Thanks to modern technology we are able to inhabit some of the most inhospitable places on earth. However, there are some places on our planet that are simply too cold or just too hot for human habitation. In these conditions, even the hardiest of us would struggle. There is a growing worry that extreme weather on earth is becoming more frequent. Of course, if this is true, we will have to cope with even

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How to Compost: Everything You Need to Know about Composting

By |2019-04-11T22:51:05+03:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons why we should know how to compost. If you’re reading this, however, chances are you’re already aware of them. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some of the reasons why composting is becoming essential and we all should start doing it: Why we all should know how to compost: In the US, 20% of a typical landfill is made up of food waste. In the UK, 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. When this food

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