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Book cover for The Menopause Cure: Hormonal Health by Jill D. Davey

The Menopause Cure: Hormonal Health by Jill D. Davey – Review

At the age of fifty, Jill Davey felt as if a personality change had occurred and her body was in ‘breakdown’ mode. She started getting frequent infections and by the time she was fifty-one she had gone off sex, was sad, tired, having night sweats and felt unable to cope. Realising she was going through […]

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Coloured balls of wool and knitting needles to illustrate the health benefits of knitting

The Health Benefits of Knitting

As a child I hated sewing classes at school. Until I realised that if I said I’d left my sewing at home, the teacher would give me needles and wool and tell me to knit a square. I loved knitting; it relaxed me, gave me a purpose – to knit as fast as I could […]

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the antidote by oliver burkeman

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking – Review

Have you ever tried hard to be positive and upbeat and wondered why you still felt depressed? I certainly have and it’s left me feeling defeated by gremlins and doomed to a life of unhappiness. Happiness and Positive Thinking Happiness has become something of a Holy Grail in modern Western society.  Apart from spawning an […]

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