We may well be familiar with the expression that you can’t compare apples with oranges, but can you compare bananas with bananas? Certainly apples are very different from oranges, making any comparison difficult. But bananas are - seemingly - very similar to one another, so can you compare them in terms of their health benefits, … Continue reading Healthy Eating – Measuring the Goodness
There’s a natural order to life, rules which we expect to follow, principles which are generally accepted: Older people should die before younger ones. Healthy people should live longer than those who have lived an unhealthy life. Children should not die before their parents. Unfortunately, these rules do not always apply. There are no guarantees … Continue reading Death – it’s a Matter of Timing
You have a misbehaving child, prone to tantrums and disagreeability. You don’t seem to be able to get him to do as he is told. It’s always a battle to get him to do what you want. Who do you turn to for help and advice? Teachers, behavioural scientists, parental coaches, grandparents, psychologists, medical professionals … Continue reading Sales Training for Parents
How long will it be before employers become liable for the stress and depression caused, not to their employees, but to members of their employee’s family? When will employers be sued for causing the divorce or relationship breakdown of their employees? Legally, an employer has a duty of care to their employees. That means they … Continue reading Family Well-Being – An Employer’s Responsibility
We all have dreams, hopes, aspirations but, I do wonder, how many of us actually get to live out those wonderful life stories of success and fulfilment. Most people plod through life, living out a mundane, uninspiring existence. We work; we relax, we sleep; we work, we relax, we sleep……. Life has a routine; life … Continue reading Living the Dream – Really?
In a technological age, dating websites are a great resource for finding a prospective partner. In many regards they have become the primary means of engaging in a new relationship. And, it has to be said, there are distinct advantages to using a dating site as opposed to some of the traditional meeting grounds, such … Continue reading Dating Websites – A Fundamental Flaw
In terms of my sleeping requirements, I’m an eight hours a night sort of person. I have been for as long as I can remember. It seems to suit me. I go to sleep about half-ten and get up the following morning at about half-six. Most nights I sleep very well. I go off to … Continue reading Sleep Less; Live More
I think I might have a bit of a drug problem. My drug is exercise. I covet those endorphin and dopamine highs which are released in those post-workout moments. My problem is this; when I haven’t done any exercise for a couple of days I start to experience mood swings, feelings of guilt, an inability … Continue reading The Exercise Drug
Everything we do seems to require a password. They are the gateway to the on-line world. And yet, given that they are also the access point for bank accounts, personal details and private correspondence, we probably don’t treat passwords with the seriousness we should. Most people’s choice of password is governed by the ease with … Continue reading Password Ease v’s Password Security
Why do I persist in going to the gym? No, this is not a dispirited moan that I have not lost the weight I was hoping to lose. This is a more fundamental enquiry as to why I put myself through the toil and sweat of doing three or four gym sessions a week. And … Continue reading A Gym Geek … but Why?