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,
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
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
Parenting styles can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how they feel about themselves. It's important to ensure our parenting styles support healthy growth and development because the way you interact with your child and how you discipline them will influence them for the rest of their life. Researchers have identified four types of parenting styles: Authoritarian: Controlling and strict, rules are to be obeyed at all costs, no give or take. Authoritative: Assertive and in control, there are rules but with communication
It’s difficult enough describing true love, but what about fake love? No one wants to think they’re in a fake relationship, but some people can be pretty devious. If you suspect there’s something not quite right in your relationship but you can’t put your finger on it, it could be a sign of fake love. “Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.” – Suzy Kassem So what exactly are we talking about when
There’s a huge difference between male and female body language signs of attraction. Evolutionary scientists believe both sexes evolved differently when it comes to picking up on the signs of sexual interest. This is why there is such a disparity between male and female body language signs of attraction. Men are programmed to seek out many partners. This is so their genes will survive after they’ve gone. Men have the advantage in that they don’t have to stay after the birth and raise the child.
With such a diverse world to choose from, it can be hard to pick just 10 fun facts about animals. Our world is full of the most incredible wonders and interesting species. From lizards that shoot blood from their eyes to otters who hold hands when they sleep. With so much choice, how do you narrow it down to just ten fun facts about animals? With much deliberation, we have managed to choose our favorites. So here are 10 fun facts about animals you wouldn’t
Our attachment style affects everything from our choice of partner to our behavior within relationships. Anxious attachment style is just one attachment style but research suggests it is particularly damaging one. Before we go on, let’s have a quick recap of Attachment Theory. Psychologist John Bowlby coined the term Attachment Theory and used it to explain that children need to bond with a primary caregiver. If this caregiver does not respond in a nurturing way we form certain kinds of attachments. Anxious attachment style is one