Is It Possible to Plan an Affordable Summer Holiday?

Planning for a summer vacation on a tight budget can be cumbersome, especially for large families. However, there is always a way or two that you can trim down the expenses without reducing the fun part of the holiday. The key lies in making sensible choices while taking into account the needs of the family…

Career Path: How to Become a Mental Health Worker

Millions of people suffer from mental health conditions in the U.S. Want to help them? Here's how to become a mental health worker. 1 in 5 adults in America experience mental illness each year. This number means that many people go untreated for their mental illness, because they don't have access to treatment. There is…

Veganism and celebrity gossip biggest ‘turn offs’ for Brits

Boring subjects most likely to make Brits 'turn off' during a conversation include celebrity gossip, veganism - and Meghan and Harry. A poll of 2,000 adults discovered what makes the nation prick up their ears, and what makes them tune out of a conversation. Rants about online dating, Brexit and diets are also likely to…

Top 20 reasons for going to work. People top the list

Learning new things and spending time with friends and colleagues are among the REAL reasons for going to work - with money only SIXTH on our list of priorities, a study has found. Feeling professionally fulfilled is important too - as are being trusted by employers to carry out the job to a high level,…

Top 40 things that make Brits feel happy. Blue sky tops list

A bright blue sky on a sunny day, looking at old pictures and cute puppies are among the little things which make Brits feel happy. A poll of 2,000 Brits found the everyday things responsible for boosting the nation’s mood with relationships, friends and family featuring heavily in the top 40. These include having a…

Parents reveal lengths they go to for uninterrupted night’s sleep

Surrendering their phones for a day and cancelling social plans are just some of the sacrifices new parents are prepared to make in order to get a full night’s sleep, a survey by Amazon has revealed. According to the study of 2,000 British parents, young families wake up three times per night on average, leading…

Top 20 things you should do on a first date

Brits have revealed just how you should behave on a first date - by cracking three jokes, complimenting your partner at least twice and buying them three drinks. A study of 2,000 adults revealed that you should tell at least two funny anecdotes, give them two hugs and ask for a second date no more…

Porn affected what a third of young adults find sexually attractive

One in three young adults believe watching porn has affected what they find sexually attractive in a partner, according to a study from Durex.  And the same number of the 1,000 18-24-year-olds polled admitted to being ‘surprised’ by what sex was like in real life, having watched porn before becoming sexually active. A quarter even said…

Parents make up baby names for unique social media identity

New parents are giving their babies ‘made-up’ names such as Wrenlow, Maevery, Elisobelle and Jaspin just so they can have a unique social media identity. According to a survey of 1,772 parents, seven per cent have already chosen a unique name for their child, while a further two thirds (65 per cent) would consider it.…

Five things in the bedroom that could be ruining your sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. From the food you eat to the amount of stress you’re under, there are a number of factors that can affect whether you’ll sleep soundly or be tossing and turning all night. And there’s one big factor that can often be overlooked – the bedroom itself. Not…