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How to influence people

Everyone wants to know how to be more influential. But most of us don’t really think we can have the kind of magnetism or charisma that we associate with someone like Bill Clinton or Oprah […]

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How to help your child with friendship problems and bullying

Is your child struggling with friendships at school? Have they been the victim of bullying? Sometimes children have difficulties in making and keeping friends. This can be painful for children, and it is difficult for […]

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How to Plan Your Year of Growing Vegetables

John Harrison, who has been described as ‘Britain’s greatest allotment authority’ (Independent on Sunday) lives in the north-west of England with his wife Val. They grow their own fruit and vegetables on two allotments which […]

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How to make Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup

This is a feisty, colourful soup that is full of flavour. Using shop-bought red curry paste means it’s quick to put together, and the coconut milk brings a luxurious richness that is perfect for chilly […]

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How to Niksen Your Life: Embrace the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing

With such a large variety of trends, philosophies and quick-fix solutions, do we need yet another trend in our lives? I’m often asked this in interviews and I am not surprised. After all, doing nothing […]

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How to emotionally support your dyslexic child

Author Sascha Roos and illustrator Danielle Sheehy discuss this extremely important chapter in At Home with Dyslexia through its illustrations. We need to transform attitudes towards dyslexia, and dyslexics can do that themselves by changing […]

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How to stress less

In this article we’ll show you how to deactivate the fear response that makes you stressed and how to activate your rest and recuperation response to de-stress. We need to relax Ever notice that when […]

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How to be your own best friend

People always Cory Muscara me what the biggest benefit has been from his meditation practice. Knowing that he spent six months in silence at a Buddhist monastery, they usually suspect it’s going to be something […]

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How to live to 100? Get moving, says Ariane Sherine

When newspapers give daily contradictory advice on how to live longer, and on what foods will either help you or kill you, how do we know who to trust and what to do to genuinely […]

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Being at peace with your own mortality

Over the past quarter century Irvin Yalom has established himself as the world’s leading group psychotherapist. In this article, he explores how the knowledge of our own mortality affects the unconscious mind of every human […]

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How to stay focused when you work from home

I have been working from home for years now and I like to think that I am a bit of a pro at making sure that I get everything done without spending hours on YouTube. […]

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How to communicate effectively with someone who has dementia

If someone close to you has dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type) you will know that communication gradually becomes more difficult and at times frustrating. This jargon-free article explains why this happens and […]

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