’tis the season for forced family fun ……

Carols, gifts, open fires, scrooge, stockings, stuffing, mulled wine, turkey and tinsel are all Christmas traditions, but what really  defines Christmas is the annual Christmas family row. Sharing the same house, the same bathroom and having to put up with young children galloping around the place causes  family disharmony – screaming and tears and often […]

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Longer and Stronger in Donadea

Some like to  go fast and others prefer a slow and steady pace. We are obsessed with length …….Long is good isn’t it? But longer can hurt especially if you try to take on too much too soon without giving the body time to adjust and become accustomed to it. Men will boast about length […]

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The “Streaker”

Forty years ago, an American psychologist, Walter Mischel conducted a simple but now famous experiment -the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment. He left a group of four to six-year-olds alone in a room with a marshmallow on the table for fifteen minutes. They were given the choice of being able to eat the marshmallow now, or if […]

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