Monthly Archives: May 2017

Everyday healthy eating tips

We are all aware that losing weight is one way to keep you fit and healthy.

Below are some everyday tips which we can all implement in our daily life without feeling we are on a diet.  No special meals, no calorie counting, no strange foods, no banned foods but good common sense tips for a lifestyle choice.

Skipping breakfast won’t help you lose weight. You could miss out on essential nutrients and you may end up snacking more throughout the day because you feel hungry.

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5 Tips on choosing the right sunglasses


Over 11 million of the UK population will purchase a pair of sunglasses each year but are you buying the right glasses that are going to protect your eyes  or are you just looking for a fashion statement?

We all love wearing sunglasses as they certainly make it easier to see more clearly on a bright sunny day. This includes when you are out and about doing your everyday activities.

Below are 5 important things to consider when purchasing sunglasses so they help your eyes be protected from the sun.

 

Sunglasses can be a fantastic fashion accessory. However the most important feature of them is to help most protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) ray

 

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Banish the Burglar

Tips on stopping unwanted vistors to your home…………..

When and Where does a burglary happen?

Did you know….

  • Each year there are around 1 million burglaries,  and attempted  burglaries,
  • Every 40 seconds in the UK someone is  burgled.
  • Often burglaries are not pre planned but by criminals seeing an opportunity.
  •  57% of burglaries occur when someone is at home.
  • 56% of burglaries happen at night.
  • Most burglaries take place after dark; 10% occur in the morning, 20% in the afternoon, 32% in the evening and 23% during the night, whereas 30% occur in the weekend.

 

 The following tips should help you not receive an unwanted visitor

 

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Tips to stay cool in the hot weather

With the Bank Holiday approaching and the weather getting hotter here are a few tips to help you stay cool in the Sun……

Trying to remain cool in the hot weather can prove to be a nightmare. Even getting on the tube in this weather can be like sitting in a sauna – only slight more cramped!

Getting too warm can mean you suffer from dehydration and you could even get some heat related illnesses which can include heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

You must keep you body cool which in turn will help you remain calm. There are lots of simple and effective ways to stay cool in warm weather and further tips are below.

Water is essential for keeping you cool during hot weather

 

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Hayfever – the curse of the Summer

It is almost Summer (although you would not know with the current weather!) and while most of us love the outdoors and sunshine for many people it is not a good time due to suffering from hayfever.

Did you know that hay fever can affect up to 1 in 5 of the UK population at some stage in their lives?

Symptoms of hayfever can include sneezing, a runny nose or itchy eyes. The symptoms are caused because of Pollen which is a fine powder which is released by plants as part of their reproductive cycle.  It will contain proteins which cause the nose, eyes, throats and sinuses to become  irritated and inflamed.

 

To avoid bringing pollen inside the home, do not dry laundry outside.

 

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Telephone interview tips

Tips on a telephone interview

We are all familiar with a face to face interview but today it is far more likely you will initially have a telephone interview. Often a business/recruiter will want to start with a telephone interview to initially discuss the job opportunity with the potential candidate to see if you would be a good fit and to establish your interest in the role. This way they can narrow down the people they want to invite to a face to face interview.

If you are currently job hunting you may find a recruiter could call you suddenly out of the blue and ask if you have a few minutes to discuss a current role they are recruiting for or just to discuss your job search in general. It is vital that you always answer the telephone professionally and never more so if it is a number you do don’t recognise – it is not always PPI selling numbers that you will not recognise. First impressions always count.

It is essential you prepare for a telephone interview as you would a face to face. Take the time to match your qualifications to the job description, so you can speak to why you’re a strong candidate for the position.

 

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How SKY TV have given me a free cup of coffee every day (including weekends)

How often do you moan that you are paying too much for your TV subscription, home or car insurance, mobile phone contracts etc…In fact the list is endless.

But there is a way to save some money each month by haggling with your supplier.

How a quick telephone call to SKY means I now get a free coffee every day including weekends!

Thanks to SKY TV I now can get a free coffee every day including weekends

I want to tell you about how I have saved £300 a year with SKY TV with a simple telephone call. This is approx £5 a day – more than enough for a free coffee on the way to work each day (and while I am out shopping at weekends)

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Safety Tips When Cooking

The kitchen is the hub of activity and is one of the most dangerous places in the home. Not only are you working with hot surfaces and boiling water but in addition there are sharp knives and utensils that can give you a nasty injury in seconds.  So below are a few tips to stay safe in the kitchen.

 

Kitchens are considered the heart of the home but they’re also home to a lot of equipment that can pose safety hazards

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Why not making a will is a grave mistake

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789 that in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes….

While I cannot assist with tax information I can help explain in this post the benefits of making a will. No one wants to think about death but it will happen to all of us eventually.

Recent research has shown that round two-thirds of adults have not made a will. That is a shocking statistic. Are you one of the two-thirds?

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