As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the stigma associated with working remotely has largely disappeared. And, as the pandemic continues, working from home is likely to remain a common practice. If you haven’t already, it’s important to assess how you’re doing working from home and whether you need to make adjustments. Distractions are all […]

The type of gemstone associated with a birth month has changed very little over the last five hundred years.  In western tradition 12 precious and semi-precious gemstones were kept, with a different stone worn each month.  Eastern cultures use similar stones, but use astrology to determine how a gemstone is linked to an individual. Some […]

Migraines are severe headaches that can cause intense throbbing or pulsing, nausea, and heightened sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine episode can last anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days, and—depending on severity—can interfere with the affected individual’s ability to participate in their daily routine or workplace responsibilities. According to recent […]

So, you’ve inherited a piece of jewellery or perhaps several pieces. You might start wearing your new treasures straight away, or you may find that the pieces are too formal for everyday wear and you know you will most likely not wear them. Inherited jewellery can often bring comfort during times of loss, but sometimes […]

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force many people to stay at home, or at least remain inside more than they usually would, it is important to be mindful of mental health. After months of adhering to social distancing guidelines and adjusting to remote work situations, it is understandable to be having feelings of isolation, […]

Buying an engagement ring or wedding ring is a big occasion in your life. But it can also be a stressful time! Like most things about a wedding, a lot of it is down to personal taste and budget. Are engagement and wedding rings different? The short answer is yes. The most obvious difference between […]

The coronavirus pandemic has had adverse effects on many aspects of normal life, including going on holiday. Although the UK has made progress in reopening its borders for international travel, there are still many steps that you should take when planning a trip, including, but not limited to: Check the government’s list of countries from […]

As the UK continues to attempt to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic and its resulting lockdown measures, the use of public transport is one aspect of daily life that must be reconsidered. Whether you are using a bus for a trip to the shop or riding the tube as part of your daily commute, […]

Employees in the UK experience thousands of work-related eye injuries each year. These injuries can stem from a variety of hazards—including projectiles (eg dust, metal or wood), chemicals, radiation, bloodborne pathogens and even electronic devices. Nevertheless, eye care practitioners confirm that utilising proper safety precautions can help prevent or reduce the severity of 90 per […]

The average person has no shortage of potential sources of stress. Whether it comes from work, a personal issue, financial struggles or family life, there are many ways that stress can manifest and impose itself. If you find yourself struggling with stress, consider these five coping methods: Exercise—Physical activity can help you take your mind […]