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Review: Holy Lama Soap

Plastic in our oceans is in the news increasingly so ways to reduce our use of plastic is ever more important. Holy Lama Naturals has spent 20 years developing a plastic free soap that is both kind to the skin and the environment. We asked our writer Lizzie Roles for her opinion on this unique…

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Could this be one of the reasons the NHS is failing?

I am passionate about the benefits of the NHS — the way it helps everyone in society, the way it keeps costs for patients from spiraling out of control. Just like in any large institution, it has dedicated people working hard and it has people who punch the clock or retreat into the bureaucracy. Perhaps…

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Let’s talk periods #LanguageofPeriods #ad

On Tuesday the 8th it was that time of the month at BritMums — the time to talk about the #LanguageofPeriods. The #LanguageofPeriods Twitter chat was all about empowering women (and men!) to talk about periods, in particular heavy periods which affect 1 in 5 women. It was sponsored by Wear White Again. Wear White Again…

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week: One mum’s story

This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (30th April – 6th May) which is a great time to be talking about the importance of mental wellbeing as parents. A recent study by Mum’s Enterprise revealed that postnatal depression remains undiagnosed in up to 25% of UK Women and up to one in four women…

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Tips for being gas safe this Christmas #GasSafeXmas #ad

At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter conversation we talked about the importance of remembering to be gas safe this winter. That means looking after our gas appliances, getting them checked and being aware of the dangers of CO poisoning. The chat was sponsored by the Gas Safe Register, a great resource for safety and advice as well…

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