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Why resilience is important

Matthew Johnstone, author and illustrator of The Little Book of Resilience, explores the importance of learning to bounce back from adversity, and how developing and maintaining resilience can help us overcome and learn from difficult […]

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How to Make Sense of Science in the Media

  The need to understand science in the news has never been more important. Much of it is conflicting and confusing, and it can feel overwhelming to mentally process. So, how can we try to […]

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How to start gardening

A friend of mine who lives in a city doesn’t have any outside space but she does have a room with a large glazed roof and long windows at one end. When I last visited […]

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How to Keep On Top of Your Cleaning

Ready to start cleaning smarter not harder? Welcome to TeamTOMM! Gemma Bray believes that there’s more to life than housework. But knows that we still have to do it (unless you are Simon Cowell, who […]

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How to Make a Bar of Soap in Seven Simple Steps

With just a handful of ingredients, it’s possible to make stunningly beautiful, skin softening, amazingly moisturising soap in bars, liquid and cream. Soap making uses similar equipment to cooking and whilst you may want to […]

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Why are some people more altruistic than others?

In her viral TED Talk, psychology researcher and author Abigail Marsh asks essential questions: if humans are evil, why do we sometimes go to extraordinary lengths to help others even at a cost to ourselves? […]

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How to soothe distressing emotions: exercises in compassion

Did you know that not only does compassion help to soothe distressing emotions, it actually increases feelings of contentment and well-being?   Throughout history people have sought to cope with a life that is often […]

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Working from home – making it work for you

  Many of us who are used leaving the house to go to work in an office every day will find it difficult to adjust to home working. Home can be full of distractions and […]

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Meditating is Easier Than You Think

Do you want to meditate but don’t know where to start? Suze Yalof Schwartz is the founder and CEO of Unplug, a drop-in meditation studio that aims to share the joy of meditation in its […]

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Wild cycling

The perfect inspiration for anyone who loves to ride off road and get out into the wild and stunning scenery of the British mainland.   Wild Cycling means using bridleways, trails and tiny lanes to explore […]

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How to improve your blog content

A blog can be an extremely effective platform for entrepreneurs who are looking for an innovative way to promote their brand, or a fulfilling career path for anyone considering taking up blogging full-time. Here, digital […]

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How to teach your puppy to heed your call

So, why the word ‘parenting’ for a pet? Because sometimes this helpless little creature will need even more from you than a small child. Puppies develop their faculties quickly, along with their capacity to chew […]

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