Browsed by
Author: Brian Thomas

The Impact of Loneliness at Christmas: How Can You Help?

The Impact of Loneliness at Christmas: How Can You Help?

Christmas is for spending time with loved ones – why are some people lonely at the most festive time of the year? It’s been a fact in the media that 59% of adults aged over 52 are ‘lonely’ to some degree, and that in itself is upsetting and frustrating. The reasons from this vary from losing a partner, to families moving away and children growing up, but what is loneliness and what can we do to help control it? What…

Read More Read More

How to Avoid Risks and Stress this Christmas Season

How to Avoid Risks and Stress this Christmas Season

With all the cooking, gift giving and money spending, Christmas can often feel like more of a chore than a holiday. Stop stress in its tracks with our 6 simple tips and get yourself into the festive spirit! 1. Start with a list Make a list of everything you want to get done before the 25th December – from presents you’re yet to buy, to the Christmas snacks you still need to pick up. Divide it into two lists –…

Read More Read More

How to Look Good and Feel Great…in 4 Easy Steps!

How to Look Good and Feel Great…in 4 Easy Steps!

Feeling like a zombie this morning? Make the change and feel great every day. It’s a challenge to get out of bed for work in the mornings. We get it. The alarm shrieks and we all wish it could be Sunday again and we could have an extra hour in the warmth. There are times where we wish our hair would go the way we want it to, or that we actually had time for a cup of coffee and…

Read More Read More

4 Ways Engagement Shoots Can Help With Pre-Wedding Jitters

4 Ways Engagement Shoots Can Help With Pre-Wedding Jitters

Weddings can be stressful – all that planning, money and family input can drive even the most level-headed of couples crazy. From worrying about the catering to the dress, the table settings and your nan, weddings can quickly become a minefield – and wedding photography can be the number one worry. Often, couples book wedding photographers so far in advance that, when the day finally comes around, they can’t remember much about the couple, or what they’re looking for during the day….

Read More Read More

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

The cold weather and shorter days of winter have the ability to make even the most chipper of people a bit melancholy and tired. However, if you notice yourself feeling anxious, irritable and depressed as far back as autumn, only for it to disappear in the spring and summer months, it could be something more. If these feelings reoccur year after year, making it hard for you to function, you may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD affects around 2…

Read More Read More

7 tips to combat your bad mood

7 tips to combat your bad mood

Woke up in a bad mood? Felt fine this morning, but now you’re just not feeling it at all? Or have you had a bad day at work and now you’re just not with it. Well here’s 7 tips to help you combat that bad mood, and put yourself back on the right track. Accept it. sometimes we just need to accept that we’re in a bad mood. Denying we’re in a bad mood can make things worse.  Take a step back. Pause,…

Read More Read More