It is getting to that time of year where we are all planning our holidays. Perhaps you are going away for Easter or even later in the year. Unless you are planning to visit a nudist beach you will be busy deciding what to pack into your suitcase.
Below are some packing and travel tips which should make your trip remembered for the right reasons.
Below are some tips on how to get a good nights sleep. We spend a third of our life asleep.
The average person spends 8 hours a night sleeping yet for some people getting a good night’s sleep is a nightmare and not a dream.
Below are some tips on how to get a good night’s sleep (If you are having trouble sleeping do see your Doctor or pharmacy) so they can assist further
Picture the scene… you have just got home from work after a busy day and ready to sit down to watch your favourite tv show when the phone rings…You are not expecting anyone to call and then you answer only to be asked about PPI, a recent (none) accident, double glazing or a number of other numerous sales calls. How annoying are these calls. BUT there are ways to stop them (or at the very least reduce them).
Have you ever been selected for Jury service – if not I imagine you know someone who has? Perhaps you have always wanted to be part of the process or simply have no interest and would hate it.
Who can be called
If you are on the Electorial Register and between 18 and 75 you have a chance of being called. The new age of 75 was recently introduced for England and Wales There are exceptions of who can and cannot be a Juror and this will be detailed on your letter. Please note my experience is based on England court systems.
I have been called twice and while I cannot mention any details I will expand generally on what to expect.
The process begins with a letter (known as the Jury Summons) delivered to your home (by normal post). It will give you a date and time to report for Jury service – generally is it around 4-6 weeks away from the date of the letter. This should give you time to arrange childcare cover, time off work etc.
Empty Nest Syndrome
Empty nest syndrome is a feeling of grief and loneliness parents may feel when their children leave home for the first time. Some common situations are – when children leave to live on their own or to attend a college or university.
Most parents are likely to be affected by empty nest syndrome, though some factors can create a predisposition to it. Adults who are facing various stressful events in life such as menopause, moving away or retirement, the death of spouse are more likely to experience this syndrome. Some common conditions associated with empty nest syndrome are – sadness, loneliness, sense of loss of purpose, feelings of rejection, depression, stress and anxiety over the child’s welfare.
Thinking of taking in a Lodger?
Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is by taking in a lodger. This is currently very popular especially with the cost of living, higher bills etc. By renting out your spare room it is a good way of making extra income in effect for very little work.
Below are just a few tips to help you with Supermarket shopping
I cannot stress enough as the saying goes …when you fail to plan you plan to fail.
Are brave enough to ditch the dye and show your grey hair?
Women over 50 in the workforce often feel they need to dress and appear younger to their youthful colleagues. But is this really necessary?
Safety tips in and around your home. According to the 2011 Census it was confirmed that there are around 17 percent of over 50s who now live by themselves. I am quite sure this has now increased.
I set out below some tips so that you can be more secure in your living arrangements.
Divorce at any age can feel daunting and scary. For those of us at a more mature age it can be more so. We may have given a good many years looking and caring for the one we are no longer with not to mention any children who have since flown the nest. We may experience a touch of empty nest syndrome or feel we are too old to start again.