How to Get Your Eight Glasses of Water a Day

The human body is a complex being – made up of muscles, organs, tissue and, most predominantly, water. In order to keep our bodies hydrated, it is recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of water a day, equalling two litres. That may seem like a lot. Especially if you are the kind of person that isn’t overly keen on drinking water straight. Sugary, carbonated drinks are no good for your body and do… View Post

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Your Guide to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep When Pregnant

Pregnancy is exciting but exhausting, especially when you just can’t get a good night’s sleep. You are told to get plenty of rest but when your eyelids refuse to droop and close of a night, what can you do? HARTMANN Direct take a look at five suggestions to help you sleep. Some pregnant women are surprised to find that their sleep pattern is disturbed early on in pregnancy. They assume that the ‘tossing and turning’ stage… View Post

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How Your Garden Can Reduce Stress Levels

I am the sort of person that gets stressed easily. There is always something to deal with and If things go wrong my stress levels rocket. The pace of modern life is unrelenting which has led to over half a million Britons are living with some kind of long-term stress or anxiety. That’s an epic amount of people. However, what this figure does show is that everyone needs a little me time. Recharge your batteries. Whether its going… View Post

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Getting the Garden Ready for Some Summer Fun

Spring is here, the nights are lighter and the days are warmer. Before we know it we will be in the throes of Summer. Not only are we spring cleaning inside the home we are also looking at making the garden a more relaxing yet fun place to spend time. I once had a love affair with the whole idea of gardening and how wonderful and therapeutic it would be. However it turns out neither… View Post

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My Favourite Holiday Moments

I do love going on holiday abroad, however since the children have come along we haven’t been able to afford it. Which means I haven’t been abroad for nearly eight year’s. This is quite depressing realising it has been that long. Thankfully I have some great holiday memories from the past, I have a love for long haul trips away. Once place I love more than any other place, to date, is Bali. I have… View Post

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