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A Few Hours Of Self-care At The Space Retreat – A Review

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This year I’m making a very conscious decision to look after my health. I’ve realised that I’m important. I’m the cornerstone of my family. I need to treat myself with the respect I deserve. So I’m trying to make time for self-care. And back at the beginning of the year, I found the perfect place to escape for a few hours. At The Space Retreat, I was able to spend some time putting myself first. The Space Retreat In January,…

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My Advice For Anybody Renting A Property In 2018

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This is a collaborative post. Although it will be a long time before our little ones are moving into their own places and getting their feet onto the property ladder, I can’t hide from the fact that time flies fast. I recently came across some research on the website which demonstrated how millennials are now making up a great deal of the rental market and tending to stray away from purchasing their own properties. It got me thinking about…

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Life Mental health

About Time & Deciding to Lead A Slow Life

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There are times in life when you have an epiphany. When the stars align and a series of events occur. These events make you stop in your tracks. Look inside yourself and take a deep breath. All of a sudden something that has just been out of sight comes into view. And the world makes sense. Now… this minute… as I write this post … is one of those times. About Time & Deciding To Lead A Slow Life The…

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Beauty Health & welfare

Warning: Sleepless Nights Are Doing Terrible Things To Your Face

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This is a collaborative post. Sleepless nights can sometimes seem like a good idea. You have work to do, so you stay up all night and get it finished in a day – great idea! It’s a Friday night, and you’re going out with the girls and come back in at 4am, getting hardly any sleep – excellent idea! And of course, every parent has had to go through sleepless nights looking after their children. Sometimes we feel like losing…

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My ramblings

The Person Behind Mrs H’s favourite things – A Random Q & A

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The lovely Lisa from Mummascribbles (my wonderful co-host of Our Weekend Happy tagged me in a random Q & A – you can read her answers here. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about me, the person behind Mrs H’s favourite things. The Person Behind Mrs H’s favourite things – A Random Q & A When was the last time you cried? It was yesterday. I’ve been suffering from my depression and anxiety this week. Wednesday was…

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Health & welfare Mental health

Awesome Ways To Improve Your Mood

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This is a collaborative post Your mood is an incredibly important part of living a healthy lifestyle. When you’re in a bad mood things tend to slip. You get less done, you procrastinate more, you lose focus and you don’t get enjoyment from things that usually make you happy. You’re also likely to overeat and avoid exercise which can lead to you becoming unhealthy. It’s also contagious. What starts as a bit of a bad mood, can spread. You might…

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Health & welfare

How To Keep Your Family’s Hearts Healthy

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This is a sponsored post With so much information out there about how to stay healthy and the never-ending headlines about which one of our favourite foods is now bad for us, it’s hard to know what you should actually be doing to keep you and your loved ones healthy. A key part of overall health and wellbeing is keeping your heart healthy. So here are a few tips to help you keep your ticker on top form. How To…

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Finding happiness Mental health

5 Obstacles to Happiness That You Can Overcome

This is a collaborative post For many people, happiness seems to be a very elusive state of being, always flickering in the distance but difficult to get your hands on. There are various obstacles along the road you need to overcome. And though these obstacles are individual to everyone, there are some common themes which come up time and time again. I hope that this blog post, exploring some of these common issues, will help you to find happiness and fulfilment.…

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