Making The Most Of Your Family Backyard

**In Collaboration**  When you start to grow your family, looking after your garden becomes one of your last priorities. However, you may actually want to consider making the most of your outdoor space for the benefit of your children, especially when the summer months roll around and the heat gets too much inside. Especially if you live in a remote […]

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Making The Home Move: The Big Questions

**In collaboration**  Are you getting ready to move home for the first time? This is actually one of the most stressful experiences that you’ll face in your adult life, according to experts. If you want to avoid the issues here, then you need to make sure to consider the biggest questions surrounding a home move. That’s where this post is […]

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How Your Digestion Affects Every Area of Your Life

** In Collaboration** If you would like to find one area of your health that you can manage better, and one that is responsible for many areas of your life, it is your digestion. Your digestive system is closely related to your immune system and your nervous system, so it is keeping your body and mind balanced. When things go wrong with your digestion, you will need to look at your lifestyle and find a way to make changes. Your gut has the ability to make you feel good or bad about yourself. Find out more below. Feeling Heavy and Bloated  We often say after a big dinner or a barbecue that we feel heavy and bloated. This has a negative impact on our energy level. If your digestive system is too busy dealing with the pressure you put on it, the rest of your body and your organs will be affected, too. Trying to reduce portion sizes and eating less more often can help you get rid of that bloated feeling and stay more focused. Concentration  When your body is dealing with hard to digest food, there will not be enough energy going into your brain. You can improve your concentration and focus if you deal with your digestive issues. Make sure that you find a stretch, an exercise, or a diet that works for you, so you can avoid being hungry and feeling bloated. Google the size of […]

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Dr.OfWhat is 3!!!!

Dr of what turned 3, which is surely at least 10 years in blog years? I can’t believe that I had a little idea to document my PhD journey through a blog and on Instagram three years ago, and that it has grown so much since then. Over 6000 followers on Instagram, 379 blog followers, and almost 40,000 blog views! […]

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PhD & Mental Health.

I have had notes for this blog post for a few months now, I just couldn’t work out how to write it in a way that would do the topic justice. I wanted to write about this topic when I was in an (semi) objective frame of mind, rather than in the middle of a stressful day. I wanted to […]

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