Benefits of Ginseng & Turmeric

“Ginseng” refers to eleven different varieties of a short plant that grows throughout the world. In medicine, its most common use is to restore and indeed to enhance well-being. To the naked eye, it consists of a long stalk, a light root that is shaped like a fork and green, oval-shaped leaves. Two of the eleven varieties; the Asian ginseng … Read More

Memetics Explained

What is the first thing that springs to your mind whenever the word meme is mentioned? Perhaps if you’re a social media user, you will automatically think of pictures that regularly do the rounds, such as Grumpy Cat or Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, with custom quotes added to them. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a meme as an image…typically … Read More

Does Life coaching Work?

In life, many individuals may face challenges, obstacles and problems of one sort or another. Under the main umbrella term of Life Coaching are more specialised niche areas of interest. Of particular interest is Spiritual/Holistic Coaching with a view to creating a life that is in balance using a holistic and flexible approach. Many individuals have areas of their lives … Read More

OVER VACCINATION OF OUR DOGS?

Puppies are commonly vaccinated when they are young, usually a first dose will be issued at around 8 weeks old, then a second dose around 12 weeks old. When puppies are born, they inherit maternally derived antibodies (MDA) from their mother’s milk which will provide a level of passive immunity against disease. This can obviously be compromised if the mother … Read More

Dog Trick Training with Daisy the Border Collie

October, the clocks had just gone back which meant the two or three hours walk Daisy had after work was now a thing of the past and while we looked forward to the 21st March and light nights again it was a long way off. And being a Border collie made matters worse as mental and physical stimulation are a … Read More

Can Anyone Act?

There is a simple truth. Anyone can act. You who are reading this have it within yourself to be an actor. Of course, whether or not you decide to pursue a drama career is a matter of personal choice. Some people may not find the idea of being on stage in front of an audience appealing. Others may find the … Read More

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work? The ketogenic diet also known as the keto diet will only work if you keep below your daily calorie allowance the same as you need to with any other diet. In other words the ketogenic diet works providing you stay under your daily calorific allowance so that you’re burning off more than you are ingesting. … Read More

Nostradamus

The Predictions of Nostradamus Nostradamus is best known today for “Les Prophéties”, or “The Prophecies” in which he collected 942 verses set out in quatrain (poems consisting of four lines) style. These are said to predict future world events and have provided Nostradamus with a legacy which has persisted since the book’s initial 1555 publication. Over the centuries since his … Read More

Darwinian Theory

Charles Darwin and his evolution Theory Being open to and advocating change ran in Charles Darwin’s blood. Both of his grandfathers had played significant roles in altering public perception. Josiah Wedgewood had been an industrialist by trade but is now better remembered by history as a tireless anti-slavery campaigner and his efforts helped bring an end to the slave trade. … Read More

Self Defence Psychology

Self Defence Psychology We never know when we may need to defend ourselves against physical assault. Should the occasion ever arise, and hopefully it won’t, it is far better to know what to do in order to protect yourself than to not. But, what else can self-defense classes provide? The answer to this question is: a surprisingly large amount, some … Read More