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Tips for Talking to Teens about Cancer

How do you talk to teens about cancer?  The teenage years are historically filled with emotional ups and downs, add to this the knowledge that a family member has cancer and things can become particularly difficult. Millions are spent on cancer research every year and significant inroads in…

Guest Post – Midlife Makeup Tips

If like me you are a woman with one eye on the latest fashions, the world of instagram is a pandora’s box of inspiration, awash as it is with ideas for new designers to look out for and outfit combinations from real people. One such lady and one…

The Drugs Talk

University students are heading home, the school holidays are on the horizon and the party and festival season is warming up, which for parents of teenagers and young adults serves as a pertinent reminder that it is time to reiterate a few health and safety messages, not least…

Fabulous Females Interview – The Hot Flush

If you are a woman approaching or maybe already in the throes of midlife there are two women online that will no doubt have already grabbed your attention as they did mine. Jo and Ann, are the founders of the one-stop-shop The Hot Flush for all things menopausal…

Fabulous Females Interview – Tessa Dunlop

I am excited to feature renowned broadcaster, writer and historian Tessa Dunlop in the next of my Fabulous Females series.  2018 is the year of the female and the interviews are intended as a celebration of the achievements of some extraordinary women.  Tessa encapsulates that sentiment perfectly, having…

The Menopausal Journey

How do any of us pinpoint that moment on our menopausal journey when we know we need to ask for help?  Mine was the receipt of a white flag email from my husband.  The over riding sentiment was that he loved me, the under lying one was that…