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Fabulous Females Interview – Louise Wiseman @drlouisewrites

“To be the very best version of myself” is the catchphrase synonymous with every ageing woman in the 21st century as she passes into the next decade, whether it be her 40’s, 50’s or beyond.  It is no longer about simply “ageing gracefully” but “ageing well” and for…

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The Importance of Family

Christmas is a time for family.  What does your family mean to you? Can you put a value on it?  Do you put them above anything else and where do you draw the line in terms of loyalty and commitment?  After all we all have a breaking point.…

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Adding Insult to Injury

The letter read “We are writing to invite you to make an appointment for NHS cervical screening.  The NHS offers cervical screening to save lives from cervical cancer.  It does this by finding abnormal cells in the cervix before they have a chance to develop into cancer.  Any…

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Fabulous Females Interview – Dr Helen Pankhurst

2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Act which first gave some women the right to vote in the UK, the magnitude of which is not lost on anyone.  Integral to this development was the movement led by Emmeline Pankhurst, a name which has over the last century…

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Stand Up To Cancer

Charity fundraising is so abundant in our 21st century world, but tonight I found myself irked and emotional in equal measure in a way I never have before. The cause was  #standuptocancer. The why, I cannot explain – or at least not yet. To set the scene, atypical of…

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The Value of University

Debate, discussion and disagreement – are the dreaded 3D’s that come with the territory of parenting teenagers.  More frequent, more intense and without doubt louder and more animated. How to navigate them successfully can only be described as work in progress and remains a mystery for us all. …

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The FOMO Curse & Tips To Overcome It

Did you ever feel left out as a teenager? My teen years are long gone but I still vividly remember those days when I was struck by the FOMO curse and agonised silently about not being part of the cool crowd. I am sure we all know the…

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Top Tips For Surviving Freshers’ Week

If reports are to be believed the new generation of students are turning their backs on the age old tradition for alcohol fuelled freshers’ events and universities across the country are making changes as a result. Hull University has replaced Freshers’ Week with Welcome Fest, which features a…

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