Air quality is poor outdoors, but are we any better being indoors?

Air quality is poor outdoors, but are we any better being indoors?

Air quality indoors can be harmful too Recently air quality and air pollution have been headline news, with reports on how major global cities will ban certain types of vehicles by 2025 due to the unacceptable levels of pollutants associated with them. In similar reports, studies have indicated that neurological conditions such as dementia can be correlated with living in close proximity to major roads. The health risks associated with poor air quality are generally well…

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When people do good they generally feel good

When people do good they generally feel good

People that do good feel good this positively affects health and wellbeing. Do good feel good “Life’s most urgent question is. What are you doing for others” Martin Luther King Jnr. Positivity in terms of the actions we perform can have a beneficial effect upon our own wellbeing and health. Recent events in the UK have demonstrated that a common response to negative, adverse and tragic events is the generosity of spirit, and the positive behaviour…

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Turn your photographs into comics for a novel display

Turn your photographs into comics for a novel display

The comic book is still a very popular format for storytelling, and with a number of blockbuster movies featuring superheroes from Captian America to Superman the comic book style will continue to be a trendy way to present a story and images. Everyone has a story to tell, it can be about a day at the seaside or, watching a sporting event, or even a person’s journey through childhood. Whatever the subject matter there is something…

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Leuser; A global treasure under threat

Leuser; A global treasure under threat

Leuser, the last place on Earth where tigers, elephants, orangutans and rhinos still live together   The Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia is a vibrant forest filled with an abundance of animal and plant life, a place where a diverse range of species cohabit, but also a place with is increasingly under threat. ‘If the Amazon rainforests are the lungs of the Earth, the Leuser is its heart,’ says conservationist. It is the last place on…

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Improve don’t move!

Improve don’t move!

Home improvement is becoming more popular than moving as thousands more decide to improve, not move Around £15.4billion was shaved off mortgage debt from April to June This suggests homeowners are paying off their mortgages and making home improvements rather than releasing equity High house prices and stamp duty has made moving too costly for many   Record numbers are choosing home improvement rather than moving because of cheap mortgages and rising house prices. People…

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Equity Release

Equity Release

Equity release could be the most effective way to enjoy your retirement The major part of life is taken up with building up our security, homes, and families. When we finally step off the treadmill which one of us wouldn’t want to make the most of the time when work isn’t the priority? At the time when we should be relishing the fruits of our labour, the cost of living continues to increase so being able…

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Benefits from laughing! What are they?

Benefits from laughing! What are they?

Why should you laugh more? What are the benefits from laughing? 1. Lowers your blood pressure! No one likes to find out that they have high blood pressure. Therefore why not reduce the risk of having high blood pressure and laugh more. It is proven that people who lower their blood pressure, even those who start at normal levels, will reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack. So whatever makes you giggle and have a…

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How do you know when it’s ‘fake news’?

How do you know when it’s ‘fake news’?

Facebook: Fake news can be spotted with this new tool Facebook has introduced a new tool to help users spot fake news stories. Last Thursday, a new prompt appeared at the top of users’ news feeds called “How to spot false news”, offering advice on how to recognise fake news articles and prevent them from spreading. Facebook said it was also said it was taking steps to make it more difficult for those posting fake news…

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The History of Euthanasia

The History of Euthanasia

The History of Euthanasia In my previous article, The Euthanasia Argument – in detail, I talk about the facts, widely viewed opinions across the world and the pros and cons of Euthanasia. Now, I will be going into the history of Euthanasia to see if this will better our understanding and help us decide whether we are for or against the issue. Don’t forget to leave a comment in the comment box below. A brief…

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The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU

The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU

The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU! Yes, they’re bad for you and full to bursting with sugars and other chemicals, but on a hot, clammy summer’s day, nothing hits the spot like a few gulps from your favourite, ice cold carbonated beverage, especially if you happen to be hungover. The top 15 fizzy drinks will be sure to get you craving an ice cold can in the sun. What ever happened…

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