A lot has been spoken and written about anxiety, yet many are not aware of what it is and how it can affect you. It is an irrational feeling of waiting for a crisis to occur with absolutely no logical reasons. It can have adverse effects on the one who is suffering through it and can also impact those around them. Anxiety is basically an … Continue reading The Impact Of Anxiety On Your Family Life
Children who have had a troubled childhood are offered to live with parents(Foster Parents) other than their birth parents. There are private as well as government agencies that affiliate foster services to foster parents. Fostering is different from adoption in the sense that the foster parents do not have the same rights legally as those of the birth parents. Love and Care Foster parents choose … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Fostering
Feeling down during the long dark winter months is more common than most people think. According to studies on both sides of the Atlantic, between 3% and 5% of people suffer from acute ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ (SAD). Symptoms include mild depression, lack of motivation and listlessness. Of course, that figure does not include those people that feel a little down – though not badly enough … Continue reading How Exercise Can Help Banish the Winter Blues
One year on from the historic changes to the UK driving test in 2017, learner drivers all over the UK have been getting to grips with the new format. With the addition of different reversing manoevres, pulling up on the right, and a driving safety question while the vehicle is still moving, some of the changes were initially controversial. So, how has the new test … Continue reading Driving test amendments one year on: How have the changes been received and what can the UK learn from the rest of the world?
Some people love summer, some love winter. Regardless of which type of person you are, winter is an opportunity to do fun things like going for a woodland walk or bicycle ride through the autumn leaves. There’s nothing quite like getting out in the great outdoors and enjoying some fresh air, but equally, it’s really lovely to cosy up on a wet cold winters day … Continue reading Things to do on a Wintery Sunday
Contractors, freelancers and the self-employed made up a record high of 15.1% of the workforce in 2017. Contracting has many benefits, but the unsecure nature of the work means financial security is one of ebbs, flows and unpredictable income streams. Successful contractors know that planning ahead is key to staying at the top of their game. This is especially important as we enter the somewhat … Continue reading How Contractors Can Get Ahead in 2019
Basic reasons behind keeping your guttering in optimum condition. Introduction When considering the maintenance of our offices and commercial properties, the chances are that guttering and the associated piping is well down on the list of priorities; always assuming they’re considered at all. The problem for the humble gutter is that it is largely a case of “out of sight, out of mind” and since … Continue reading Gutter care for your office building
It’s an issue that has dominated the headlines in recent years — gender discrimination is still rife in the workplace, through a lack of job opportunities, passed over promotions, and verbal comments. There is also a particular problem with gender diversity in the construction industry. Despite the industry struggling with a skilled workers shortage, the sector seems to be having a hard time shaking off … Continue reading Gender diversity in construction: reviewing the response
When we are buying a new car, there are many aspects which we look at; fuel consumption and engine size to name but two. However, do you ever consider how they can transport your animals? After all, while the stereotypical average family has 2.4 children, almost half of UK households also include a pet. And yes, you’ve guessed it, the most popular animal in our … Continue reading The best cars for dogs
Aga cookers were invented 80 years ago by Nobel prize winner Gustav Dálen who was blinded in an industrial accident and subsequently spent a lot of time at home watching his wife cooking. He realised that if he invented a cooker with a variety of ovens and hotplates that her work would be easier and so the cast iron Aga cooker was born. If your … Continue reading Why choose an Aga?