K Elizabeth

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

5 Things You Can Do To Help A Friend Stop Drinking

Do you have a friend who is suffering from alcoholism? Watching them struggle with an alcohol use disorder can be depressing. The last thing you would want is to see your friend’s life getting destroyed by the alcohol. However, getting your friend to sober up and quit drinking is not an easy task. This is because most alcoholics tend to become emotionally attached to the alcohol and this leads to dependency. Here are 5 things you can do to help a friend stop drinking.


Monday, 12 November 2018

How to Gain Balance in Your Life

Do you ever feel like you're spinning too many plates? You put the children to bed and you feel somewhat defeated, there's still so much to do but not enough hours in the day? This is how I have felt, on and off since becoming a parent and I have come to realise it is all about balance. We have so many things that we have to balance in our lives, family, work, leisure, household chores, caring for others, children's commitments, caring for ourselves and the list goes on. “Finding balance” in our lives is so important, yet so hard, that there are mountains of books and articles about it. So what's the magic solution?


Friday, 9 November 2018

Take care of yourself this Autumn

Autumn is a busy time for any parent. Summer consisted of long days filled with errands, activities and days out, but in Autumn we seem to have even more jobs but even less time. It’s important that you look after yourself during these hectic periods, getting run down will only leave you more vulnerable to the sickness bugs, illnesses and viruses that are abundant this time of year. But if you’re on a tight schedule you might be wondering how you can possibly set aside any time to administer a little self-care. Heading out and treating yourself; a new pair of shoes, choose a top designer handbag, will give you an instant pick me up, but what about the long term?


Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Christmas Fashion Wishlist

Each year, fashion trends change, but there’s some items of clothing which remain popular year upon year. So, if you’re looking for what to buy her this Christmas, you may want to consider choosing something from the timeless fashion wishlist below.


Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Daily Swaps For Younger Looking Skin

As we age, we start to worry more about the look of our skin, and how to stay looking forever 29. But, with kids, work, and a busy life, it can be difficult to find time to add extra steps to our skincare routine. While there are specialized creams and lotions to prevent the look of wrinkles and fine lines, these can cost hundreds of dollars and take time that we don’t have to apply. Instead of adding more stress to your daily routine with extra beauty products and time consuming steps, try these few swaps that can help your body naturally stop the effects of aging.


Friday, 26 October 2018

Dealing with the Darker Days

It's this time of year where the days are shorter, darker and let's be honest, the weather kind of sucks. Whilst for some this does not cause an issue, many struggle to deal with these darker days which can even lead to affecting your mental health. This phenomenon even has a name, Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). So as the clocks change, you may not be thinking about that extra hour in bed, let's face it if you have kids it ain't happening anyway, instead, you may be thinking about how you can get through these next few months without getting down.

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