Karen Roper

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Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Sophie Cooklynn Sophie, from Bootle, is unable to play with her son because of a debilitating brain condition that some people refuse to accept …

Tyneside

Up In The Night: 8 Ways To Cope With Your New Sleep Routine

You fell asleep on the sofa mid-afternoon, went to bed just before midnight, now you’re up at 2am. And again half an hour later. Now 4am, then …

Top 10 Things You Never Have to Pay Full Price For

Who doesn't love a good bargain? Getting a good deal always feels great, and there are some things you can almost <i>always</i> get at a discount. Here are …

Shopping

Make an "Anxiety List" to Figure Out Today's Must-Do Item

Your to-do list can have a whole bunch of items, so where do you start? Try making a list of tasks that make you most anxious or uncomfortable, …

Time Management

Cool Job Alert: Balloon Sculptor

<b>On a Balloon's Beginnings</b><p>"Every giant character balloon starts as an incredibly detailed clay model that stands about three feet tall, much like the …

How to Build Positive Thinking to Improve a Bad Day

It's easy to look at people who are smiling and think they have no idea what pain is. They do -- they just choose positive thinking. Here's how to do …

Positive Thinking

7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life

This Video Puts 30 Popular Life Hacks to the Test

If you've seen some of the tips and hacks we've posted (and some others we wouldn't dare post, but make their way to other sites anyway) and wondered …

Hacking

Remove a Stuck Ring From Your Finger With Windex

If a ring is stuck too tight on your finger, you can remove it with dental floss or do what the pros in the ER do: spray some Windex. At least that’s …

Handy

10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing

Most couples develop some bad habits over time that can wreak havoc on the relationship. Here are 10 things every couple needs to stop doing before …

Text Messaging

Forge A Strong Body and End Your Depression! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Depression is a common issue that many individuals have to deal with these days. A constantly fatigued state of mind without knowing where one stands …

5 Steps to Doubling Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ever wonder how you can double the amount of work you can get done in the same amount of time with just a few simple steps?<p>The problem is, we are …

Outsourcing

5 Steps to Contentment Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Can you change the fact that you’ll turn 50 in two months? Can you change the fact that vacation is over and you have to go back to work on Monday? …

Happiness

How to Raise Kids Who Become Great Adults | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you ask parents of any background what they want, you will overwhelmingly get this response:<p>“I want to raise great kids.”<p>Curiously, that is not …

4 Ways to Have a Stress Free Day | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all go through our ups and downs during the course of the day but over the last few years it feels as though our lives have turned upside down. …

5 Radically Simple Ideas to Instantly Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is simple.<p>It is.<p>If you want something, go get it.<p>If you don’t like something, stop whatever it is you’re doing and change course.<p>Each of us are …

Social Media

5 Ways to Stop Laziness In Its Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is procrastination eating into your valuable study time? Does it stop you from making the change to a healthier lifestyle or affecting your …

Procrastination

5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

6 Ways to Ignite Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now”<br>– Chinese Proverb</i><p>The world is a busy, stressful place, and many of us …

5 Simple Steps To Never Feel Overwhelmed Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re pursuing change, feeling overwhelmed is practically a guarantee. It’s damned near impossible to avoid running into a mental road block …

The Business Case for Digital Archiving | About Verizon

Safely storing important documents and data is imperative to businesses – information is their lifeblood.<p>More than 70 percent of companies are using or plan to use cloud services within the next 12 months, according to IDC. Digitally archiving information by storing files in the cloud saves costs …

LinkedIn lets users apply for jobs on mobile, no resume required

Members of the professional social network can now skip the extra paperwork and apply for positions from their smartphones.<p>Professional social network LinkedIn is alleviating some of the headache around the job application process by letting its English-speaking members submit applications from …

Mobile

Mobile Apps to Help Find Your Dream Job | About Verizon

Mobile job hunting is on the rise. According to a survey from career site Glassdoor.com, 68 percent of people “use their mobile device to search for jobs once a week or more.” Further, 84 percent “believe mobile devices will be the most common way people search for jobs within the next five years.” …