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I lost my sense of smell a couple of years ago. Or longer. In fact, I can’t quite remember when it actually went. That’s middle
Amazingly it’s now 2 years after my hip replacement and as I munched the last of my mince pies I wondered whether it had all
The Christmas and New Year might seriously affect mental health, the pressure and expectations can be grave, which is why coping strategies are as important as ever.
Everyone loves Father Christmas. People invite him into their houses with offers of mince pies and wine, think he’s cute and in some instances sit
A man who refused to panic buy petrol was left stranded on the M1 yesterday as his car ran out of fuel. DL decided not
18 months after my hip replacement and recovery is still ongoing. It’s my bad habits I need to break.
Owning a puppy is not a quick win if you’re looking for a cure to midlife stress. The first week will test your patience, even if it is a Lagotto
Buying a puppy is supposed to be a pleasure, but it turns out it’s more stressful than you think….
As England’s relentless progress to football greatness stuttered and fell, one man who wanted to recreate Paul Gascoignes famous “dentist’s chair” England goal celebration ended
Alcohol impacts your body in many ways, as people have been finding out as they nurse post lockdown hangovers.
A middle aged friend of mine claimed to be “exhausted” this week from post-lockdown anxiety. This came after spending two consecutive nights socialising, and being
It’s better to be brief if you want to keep people’s interest, and especially so if you’re being interviewed. So sometimes short and sweet is better
During lockdown my body shape has changed. Even my birthday suit no longer fits me like it did, and sags in all the wrong places. Now I’m being asked to go back out into the world and return to the office. What can I do to squeeze some extra years of life from my suit collection and save myself the embarrassment?
It’s not co-workers who reduce your productivity. It’s you phone and email who are the real “distraction Daves”. Phones impact concentration… read how.
If you are struggling with decision making, the answer may be a lot simpler than you think And making a decision will make you happier than not making one at all.
I have been offered a promotion at work, but it will mean spending more hours tied to the desk and less time focusing on my friends. How do I make the decision to take the promotion or not?
Bourbon Biscuits sound posh, look posh and are extremely popular. So where did they come from and are they really the best biscuit ever?
False memories mean that sometimes what you think happened never actually did. Why is that, and what can you do to leverage this brain quirk to make you happier
Remember Marvin the Paranoid Android from Douglas Adams Hitchhikers Guide? Marvin’s sayings reflect what many of us feel in middle age. Read how, and what you can do not be a Marvin.
Evel Knievel is proof that a hip replacement isn’t necessarily the worst thing that can happen to you, and you can break a lot of other bones before it restricts you too much
12 months in my total hip replacement recovery story. In the end 2020 was much more than that, with Covid, lockdowns and a new job being thrown into the mix.
Is the Kinder Egg something more than a chocolate egg? Could it also be a metaphor for life. Have a think before you eat yours.
Stressed with lockdown and tearing your middle aged hair out? Read how you could help yourself turn to a happier, calmer you and keep that full head of hair