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London Shuffle Club: Shuffle Brunch


Shuffle Brunch is London’s unique bottomless brunch, London Shuffle Club opened in July, and has welcomed thousands of people to its open-air shuffleboard terrace. The contemporary venue offers an exciting day or night out and features 6 indoor alley-style lanes with 2 outdoor lanes on the sun terrace.


But now, the next chapter is here Shuffle Brunch, The Shuffle Brunch ticket price includes two hours of bottomless drinks and pizza made by the legendary Luca and his fab team, with four varieties of pizza include vegetarian and vegan options, with gluten free bases on request, plus an all new English Breakfast pizza as well as the much-loved spiced Cajun chicken option. Tickets include at least 30 minutes shuffleboarding time so you can give the hottest new game in town a really good go, as well as your own private table for you and your pals.


You’ll also get to enjoy cool music while you play and relax, as there's a DJ on hand to play an array of handpicked tracks. London Shuffle Club is a fab unique way to spend your afternoon. Tickets range from £20 to £32.50. Sessions are strictly ticketed and run from midday to 2pm, and 2:30pm to 4:30pm with some lanes reserved for walk-ins. London Shuffle Club has become one of the most fun, addictive and socially competitive ways to spend your days and nights in this city and the Shuffle Brunch is an exciting addition to its offer. Find out more at http://www.londonshuffle.com/


World Mental Health Day: Stress In The Workplace


With world Mental Health day just weeks away, Anna Williamson TV presenter, counsellor and best-selling author has shared her top five tips on how to deal with stress in the workplace.

1 – Take a lunch break – so many of us are guilty of grabbing lunch on the go or snatching just a few minutes break for lunch. It’s proven that taking a proper lunch break away from your desk makes for a more productive afternoon, so everyone wins – you, your boss and your health!

2 - Talk to your boss – your boss has a duty of care for your wellbeing at work. Sure, some bosses can be a little unapproachable, but have think about how you could communicate more effectively with your boss (or HR department) about how you’re feeling and any issues or challenges you may be facing. Perhaps an email is the first port of call, but try not to let any stressful feelings simmer.

3 – Set realistic expectations/deadlines – don’t over commit to work deadlines or projects. Be careful not to over promise or try to people please your boss or colleagues if taking on too much is going to leave you feeling pressured or stressed. Have the confidence to set clear boundaries of what you can/can’t do from the outset and update your colleagues along the way so you don’t feel the pressure of them chasing you.

4 – Explore flexible working – if family life is demanding and work pressures are getting too much, have a think about enquiring with your workplace about flexible working. It might be that working from home for a day or so could reduce stress and benefit your mental health - you’ve got nothing to lose by asking the question.

5 – Take your holiday Entitlement – it’s unhealthy for your mental and physical health if you’re taking less than three weeks of annual leave a year. You don’t need to go abroad, a stay-cation is just as effective, but make sure you allow yourself that time away from work to recharge and focus on you.

Anna Williamson is the author of the hugely successful #1 selling book on Amazon ‘Breaking Mad’, and the follow-up book ‘Breaking Mum and Dad’ launched in March. Anna found fame on big hitting children’s television shows on networks including CITV and Disney Channel, but after secretly battling an anxiety disorder, realised there was a huge stigma attached to mental health issues and became an official ambassador of the charity Mind. She is now a qualified counsellor, life coach and Master NLP Practitioner. Anna currently runs her own private coaching practice alongside being the resident agony aunt and psychology expert on TV shows including ITV’s Good Morning Britain and BBC’s Inside Out.

National Eczema Week


It's National Eczema Week and I know some of the difficulties parents face having a child with eczema, no one like to see someone they love in discomfort, but hopefully, by following some of these tips you can help alleviate some of those symptoms. Thankfully my sons eczema has always been quite mild which meant we were able to self-care for him at home, I have always used Oilatum as it always worked really well for us, and it has done wonders for my son's skin when used regularly. Now my son is much older he has now learnt to take care of his skin himself.


If you have mild eczema visit your pharmacist for advice on emollients, but if you have moderate or severe eczema you will need to talk to a GP
  • Visit your GP who will work with you to establish what might trigger the eczema flare-ups and offer advice on the best course of action
  • Use emollients (moisturisers) every day to stop the skin from becoming dry
  • Avoid scratching as it damages the skin
  • If your skin is itchy try gently rubbing or tapping your skin with your fingers
  • If your baby has eczema use anti-scratch mittens to stop them scratching their skin
  • Keep nails short and clean to minimise damage 
  • Keep your skin covered with light clothing this will prevent direct scratching on the skin
  • Often some fabrics can irritate your skin, avoid wearing these and stick to soft natural materials like cotton
  • Keep rooms especially bedrooms cool as often heat can aggravate eczema
  • Avoid using scented soaps and scented detergents
  • Keep house dust to a minimum 
  • Your GP may advise that you or your child change and adapt your diet as some dairy products like egg and cows milk can trigger eczema

Remember always talk to your local pharmacist or visit your GP for help and advice on moderate or severe eczema related issues.

Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


We headed into London to an exciting destination Skate Park Baysixty6, which has been turned into an immersive Turtle Lair to celebrate of the Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles which is coming to Nicktoons & channel 5 from 22nd September 2018.


The amazing experience was produced by Nickelodeon with an exclusive screening of the new episodes and plenty of fun themed activities.

 

We had the most amazing time and cannot wait to watch Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Check out www.nicktoons.co.uk/rise-of-the-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles where you can meet the turtles and watch a cool teaser trailer.


Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated action comedy series follows the four brothers Raph, Leo, Donnie and Mikey as they discover their cool new powers which they will need to save the city from the mutant villains. Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is coming to Nicktoons and channel 5 from 22nd September 2018

FIVE TIPS FOR DEALING WITH COMPULSIVE LIARS


Top life coach Carole Ann Rice from Real Coaching Co is one of the UK’s leading life coaches and personal development experts reveals her five tips for dealing with compulsive liars.

Roxanne Pallet’s wild time in the Celebrity Big Brother House has been the centre of attention after she alleged abuse from her housemate Ryan Thomas. Whether or not she lied about the incident, it’s important to realise that lying can have very serious implications for all.

1. Know that we all lie (to a certain extent) – “Does my bum look good in this?” your friend asks. Even if it looks saggier than a rotten tomato, you lie and say it looks great. But newsflash – we all do it! Whether if it’s to protect someone’s feelings or because you’re embarrassed, knowing that we all lie will help keep you grounded and not become too preachy on the matter.

2. Call out on damaging, harmful lies – but be careful. Gauge the lie they’re telling. If it’s simply, “I had an amazing holiday!” when you know for a fact they didn’t, you should probably leave it alone as it’s not harming anyone. They may lie out of loneliness or to look good. But if they lie about where they are to avoid situations, this can be hurtful to others and should be called out.

3. Gauge how hurtful the lies are, and if they deserve a second chance – you’ve called out your friend for their lie. They said they were at work, so they couldn’t make your party. But, they were actually out for drinks with Jessica, avoiding you. Although you might be hurt, decide if they deserve a second chance or not. Are they worth it? Give them three strikes, at least before you wave goodbye.

4. Enlist a witness – ask a mutual friend if they’ve noticed them lying recently. An impartial judge could correspond with what you’ve said and give you support if you confront the liar in question. Though, between the two (or more) of you, don’t be too confrontational. Be calm and neutral with the intervention, give the liar a chance to explain their actions.

5. If the confrontation isn’t worth it, know to move away – toxicity in any friendship can remove any sense of stability. If they’re constantly telling unsolicited lies about other people, or even lies about you, don’t stick around.


Find out more about Carole Ann Rice check out www.realcoachingco.com