Safety tips for a BBQ
It is that time of year again when we all want to have an outdoor BBQ.
Next weekend is a double whammy as we have the Royal Wedding and also we have the FA Cup final on the same day. So a good reason to celebrate
No doubt many of you will be arranging a BBQ for family and friends and below are some tips to make sure the BBQ is safe and everyone has a great time
How to negotiate a salary increase can be tricky but below are some tips to help this process feel much easier.
Money..we cannot live without it. Prices are increasing all the time yet sadly our wages do not. Are you over worked and underpaid and feel you should be earning more. Have you ever asked your boss for a pay rise or do you think it is not worth it
A recent survey stated that only 37% of people actually ask for a pay rise. More worrying is that 18% of workers never ask for a pay rise.
In fact the main reason for not asking is fear. But why should you be scared of asking for a pay rise?
Well below are some tips to help negotiate a salary increase
How to make your battery last longer with your mobile phone is a major problem for many of us
Mobile phones are essential to our daily life. If like me you use your phone not only to make calls but for shopping, reading emails, keeping in touch with people and my morning alarm.
But how frustrating is it when your battery runs out and always at the most vital time.
Below are some tips to help you make the most of your mobile phone battery and more important to make sure your battery is charged as you never know when you need your phone for that major emergency.
Natural tricks to help the aging process are a way we can all feel good about ourselves.
Are you like me with a few lines here and there and feel that your body may be giving away your age or even make you feel older than you are.
Below are some natural ways to help with these problems we all have without having to resort to any plastic surgery what so ever
Can you live without plastic – the answer is 100% yes.
There has been a lot of media coverage recently regarding plastic packaging and many stores are now trying to become plastic free. Iceland is leading the way with their pledge to be plastic free by 2023 with their own brands.
If you visit you local supermarket you cannot seem to avoid plastic packaging in all forms from plastic carrier bags to plastic bottles. It is bad for the environment but how can we produce less waste? Can we live without plastic.
Below are 5 tips on how we can reduce our plastic waste and save the planet.
How long should you keep important paperwork for? If like me you probably have a lot of paperwork regarding your personal details lying around the house. Hopefully somewhere safe and within easy reach. You may think well all my details are on a computer (you may even have scanned all important documents to your PC). While scanning the documents is a great idea you must bear in mind that all digital records could be affected by a virus on your PC and your data could be lost.
So how long should you keep important documents before you have a clear out?
Is your phone charger safe?
We all charge our mobile phones on a regular basis as we cannot be without our mobile phones. However, what happens if your genuine mobile phone charger breaks down. Would you just rush out and buy a quick replacement or just go on-line and find a ‘bargain’ cheap charger. How do you know it is the real thing and do you know if your phone charger is safe?
Fake unsafe mobile chargers have resulted in many house fires in the last few years. Did you know that near 2 million mobile phone chargers were brought online in the UK every year. But how easy it is to spot a fake mobile charger.
If you purchase a fake mobile charger it can be very dangerous and even life threatening. Below is a brief guide to safe mobile charging.
Recycling – what a load of rubbish!
There has been a lot of coverage in the news about recycling – but is this just a load of rubbish?
You cannot fail to ignore the concern regarding the dangers to our planet that plastic is causing.
How many of you saw the fantastic Blue Planet II and been sadden by the plastic in the seas and the dangers it is causing to our sea life, endangering the marine life and the habitat.
The dangers of pollution to our world is a growing and ruining our plant. We as humans must stop this becoming a global disaster. Do you want to leave this legacy for future generations to solve or do you want to take immediate action now?
We must all ‘do our bit’ to try to recycle as much as we possibly can and must start to avoid throwing things in the bin which end up in land fill sites .
10 facts about Valentine’s day
Wednesday is St Valentine’s Day.
Did you know the day was to originally celebrate St Valentinus who used to perform weddings for soldiers who were not allowed to marry?
Below are 10 facts about Valentine’s day.
How to tell if someone is lying to you
There are many ways to find out how to tell if someone is lying to you. Did you know that around 55% of lies can be spotted immediately. If you are an extrovert you generally tell more lies than an introvert. So how to tell if someone is lying to you.
The average person will hear between 10 and 200 lies per day. However do we know how to tell if someone is lying to you.
We all tell white lies from time to time and we think we can get away with it. But this is not always the case. Below are some tips to find out if someone is lying to you without using a lie dector test!
The list below is for general information and never assume the person is lying until you have all the facts.