When will schools learn?

When will schools learn?

An incensed reader asks schools to try harder. OMG! OMG! OMG!  The photo below was snapped in one of my local secondary schools. In case you can’t read the small print, girls are being encouraged to work out whether their body shape is most like an apple, a pear, an hourglass or a rectangle. Thanks. […]

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Blue Monday

Blue Monday

Monday 18th January 2016 was officially Blue Monday. Dee’s advice from 2014 holds true. According to a number of newspapers and advertising campaigns, Monday 20th January is the most depressing day of 2014. According to some other newspapers and advertising campaigns, ‘Blue Monday’ has already happened. According to many of my friends, Blue Monday happens […]

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The many benefits of sleep

The many benefits of sleep

The personal trainer lists the benefits of sleep. There seems to be some perverse thinking that tells us that we are all such ‘superwomen’ we don’t need to sleep for long, that sleep is for the feeble and the weak. The ‘plenty of time to sleep when I am dead’ approach to life. Let me […]

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