Self-care is not about you!

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By Andrew McCallum   If I were to ask you, “What does self-care mean to you?”, does your mind immediately wander to bubble baths, a couple of glasses of wine, massages, long lazy lunches, a day at the spa…? Or do your eyes glaze over wistfully as you think, “I wish!” As much as those […]

Using Weighted Blankets

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By Alison Wyatt – Occupational Therapist Weighted blankets can help those with a poor proprioceptive sense and are “sensory seeking”. A poor proprioceptive sense can be described as a lack of body awareness and a poor sense of where your limbs are in relation to the rest of your body. A Weighted Blanket applies deep […]

Is charity a good thing?

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So I am writing this in response to “The trouble with charity … and honours” by Nigel Thornton published in ‘Peterborough Today’ earlier this week. The full article can be found at http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/the-trouble-with-charity-and-honours-1-7814119 “David Beckham’s charity efforts put me to shame – in fact most people’s do. Unlike David, who let’s face it is the […]