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Stress can affect your blood sugar

Getting stressed can raise the level of sugar in your blood . The level of blood sugar rises when you suffer stress due to an increase in the presence of certain hormones in your blood. Cortisol is the hormone that floods your body during the ‘fight or flight’ response, and it helps release glucose into the blood to give a surge of energy. Very helpful when you are being chased by a dinosaur, not so helpful if the only reason you are stressed … [Read More...]

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How to use Facebook safely

I read this status update the other day about adding strangers to your Facebook and it made me think. Have a read: A guy sends you a friend request. You don't know him, but he's got a cute profile pic, so you accept. It's baby girl's first day of … [Read More...]

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Cry for help or an attempt to heighten awareness

If, like me, you have a suspicious mind, you can't help but question the circumstances surrounding the labels that were found sewn into clothing bought in Primark in Swansea. As I absorbed the information provided by the Guardian editorial I … [Read More...]

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Real democracy is an illusion

No matter how many times we are told: ‘we live in a democracy’, I will never believe it; a real democracy doesn’t exist - it's an illusion. Why do I think like this? Let me explain: The word ‘democracy’ comes from the Greek word ‘demokratia’, it is … [Read More...]

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