Volunteer Superstar

I had the pleasure of chatting to Patricia Hicks-Harris who is one of the volunteer team at the Maggie’s Centre in St Bart’s Hospital, London. Here, Patricia tells us about how enriching and inspiring the experience has been for her. What is your role at Maggies and what duties does Read more…

The science of happiness

Could studying the science of happiness actually make you happier? Now I have always assumed that you’re either a glass half-full person or a glass half-empty person. An optimist or a pessimist. A ‘can do’ or a can’t do’ person. But recent data from a course held at Bristol University Read more…

How to beat brain fog

If you are familiar with any of the following scenarios, there’s a strong chance you’ve been dealing with brain fog. See if you recognise any: Walking into the kitchen and forgetting why you went in there? Remembering your childhood landline number instead of being able to recall your mobile number? Read more…

Sustainable kids toys

If your household is anything like mine; your primary school-aged children will know more about sustainability, green issues and plastic pollution than you do! My kids love nagging me about making sure I never put cardboard in the general waste bin; but they seem to have had no issue for Read more…