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15 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Say or Do When Someone is Diagnosed With Cancer

If there’s one thing that causes awkwardness…. it’s cancer. When someone is diagnosed, granted, it’s hard knowing how to act around them or what to say. So, here's an insight into some of the things one should really try to avoid…
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10 Things to Say and Do When Your Friend Is Diagnosed With Cancer

According to new research published in The Telegraph at the end of last year, “Lonely women who have survived breast cancer are 60 per cent more likely to die from a recurrence of the disease than those more socially active.”        …
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25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Me!

I was quite hairy when I was born but my parents thought I was the cutest baby monkey they'd ever seen. I didn't go to nursery, started school at 5, spoke only Sicilian dialect and not a word of English until then. I have Latin and…
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September: Love it or Hate it?

September is like Marmite, you either love it or you hate it. Its name translates from the Latin ’septem’ meaning ‘seven’, but it’s the ninth month of the year I hear you say. Very simply, the original Roman calendar started in March,…
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The Day I Discovered the Truth About Pilates

I’ve been teaching Pilates for almost 8 years and even in that time, I’ve noticed an ever increasing demand for Pilates classes. Enquiries for my classes or 1-1 tuition have always been in abundance but in the last few weeks my enquiries…
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The 10 Step Guide to Getting Back onto the Exercise Bandwagon

Have you recently lost your exercise mojo? Join the club! It’s human nature to go through the ‘I can’t be bothered anymore’ phase. The hardest thing is to get back on track so here is a step by step guide to help you. Schedule in…