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Midwife called me vaccination 'sheep'
Midwife called me vaccination 'sheep'

It's easy to dismiss online crusaders, but what happens when your midwife is an anti-vaxxer? Rhonwyn Newson reveals her…

Verity Johnson's guide to dating

Herewith Verity Johnson shares her A-Z guide to dating, to prepare all singles for the pitfalls of the modern dating scene…

Why we avoid difficult conversations

Why do we procrastinate when it comes to broaching a difficult topic? Jill Goldson explains how to tackle those tricky conversations…

The seven dangers of car parks

Public car-parks can be dangerous places, writes Shelley Bridgeman. Apart from distracted drivers who could run into you…

Opinion: Feminists who won't accept facts on rape
Opinion: Feminists who won't accept facts on rape

All Chrissie Hynde has done is recognise that the world is not always as we would like it to be.

'My midwife made me a mother'
'My midwife made me a mother'

I said goodbye to my midwife last week and it broke my heart a little bit. How can you ever thank someone enough for making…

Lee Suckling: Netflix and chill means what?
Lee Suckling: Netflix and chill means what?

Everybody gets to the point in their life where they realise common slang is beyond their realm of coolness.

Blog: Realign your integrity
Blog: Realign your integrity

This week I would like you to do an Integrity Inventory with your good and gorgeous self. It's simple but it's not easy.

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What do I do with the ring from my first marriage?

What do I do with the ring from my first marriage?

I've still got my wedding ring from my first marriage and have since remarried. What should I do with it?

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Kerre McIvor: When in Rome - blend in

Kerre McIvor: When in Rome - blend in

I'm always surprised that people feel they have a right to walk into any bar or any club in town as if they own the place, writes Kerre McIvor.

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Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have I seen a packet which contains so little chicken.

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Why are we obsessed with the super-rich?

Why are we obsessed with the super-rich?

You'd have thought that we would have got over our fascination with the wealthy. But we haven't.

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Paul Thomas: Ashley Madison hack leaves no stomach unchurned

Paul Thomas: Ashley Madison hack leaves no stomach unchurned

When is hacking good, and when is it bad? The Ashley Madison leak offers a curly conundrum, writes Paul Thomas.

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Shelley Bridgeman: How much of the hype about the property market is true?

Shelley Bridgeman: How much of the hype about the property market is true?

Shelley Bridgeman recently sold her house. The sale would not enter local folklore for the price it attracted, making her question the 'runaway market'.

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Lee Suckling: What is a Stromo?

Lee Suckling: What is a Stromo?

He's in your gym, he's in your office, he's on K'Road at Family on a Saturday night. He is the new metrosexual, writes Lee Suckling.

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Lee Suckling: Why I leave without saying goodbye

Lee Suckling: Why I leave without saying goodbye

The Irish Exit. The strategic, covert, and abrupt moment when you're at a social gathering and decide to say goodbye to no one and slink out a side door.

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Can I pinch my neighbour's lemons?

Can I pinch my neighbour's lemons?

My neighbour has a huge lemon tree in their garden. They never use the fruit. Is it acceptable for me to grab a few without telling them?

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5 more ways to calm down

5 more ways to calm down

Last week I shared five quick circuit-breakers to use when you are feeling stressed out and overwhelmed they were: 1 Stop and breathe 2 Ask yourself: What do I want to choose to do next? 3 Pet an animal 4 …

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